Up Close with Michael Wadsworth
Reprinted from football Gameday program guide, October 10, 2015
FAVORITE CEREAL: Frosted Mini-Wheats
FAVORITE BRONCO MENDENHALL QUOTE: “That’s not it.”
WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO PLAY FOOTBALL OVER OTHER SPORTS: Scholarship
BEFORE A FOOTBALL GAME, I: listen to music.
HOW DID I SPEND MY OFF-SEASON: spending time with my wife and family.
WHO IS THE BEST PLAYER I’VE EVER FACED: Brandin Crooks (WR New Orleans Saints via Oregon State).
IF I COULD PLAY ANOTHER POSITION, IT WOULD BE: Slot receiver.
WHO HAS HAD THE GREATEST INFLUENCE ON MY FOOTBALL CAREER: Tony Tuioti, former high school and Hawai`i coach. He told me I was good enough and it inspired me to keep playing.
HOW DID I SELECT MY JERSEY NUMBER: I liked the look of it.
WHAT I WANT TO BE DOING 20 YEARS FROM NOW: Working at a job I love, surrounded by family.
MOST INTERESTING CLASS I’VE TAKEN AT BYU: Marketing 242
MOST MEMORABLE ATHLETIC ACHIEVEMENT: All-state kick returner
FAVORITE SCRIPTURE: D & C 5:24
FAVORITE WEBSITE: Netflix
ONE RULE I’D CHANGE IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL: I wish we could wear tinted visors.
MY FAVORITE ACTIVITY AWAY FROM FOOTBALL IS: Golf
MY ADVICE TO YOUNGSTERS: Don’t do anything to embarrass your mother.
ONE PLACE I WOULD LIKE TO VISIT: Rome
SOMETIME IN MY LIFE: I’d like to learn how to fly a plane.
IF I HAD TO GIVE UP ALL MY POSSESSIONS EXCEPT ONE, WHAT WOULD BE THE ONE THING I KEPT: A watch my dad gave me for my mission.
IF I WERE ON”WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE,” THE PERSON I’D CALL FOR MY LIFELINE IS: Bradley Hunter (brother-in-law)--he seems to know everything.
IF I COULD INVITE ANY THREE PEOPLE TO DINNER, WHO WOULD THEY BE: Christ, Michael Jordan and Phil Knight.
ON GAME DAY MY FRIENDS AND RELATIVES: Most come to the game or watch it on TV if they can’t come.
BYU football wrapped up its first week of fall camp with its fifth practice on Saturday morning.