Ralph R. Zobell | Posted: 13 Nov 2012 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Up Close: Zed Mendenhall

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Name: Zedekiah Paco Mendenhall
Nickname: “Deadly Zedly”                                                                                                                
Favorite cold cereal: Lucky Charms                                                           
Favorite Bronco Mendenhall Quote: “What if...”                             
Why did I choose to play football over other sports: So I could hit people legally
Before a football game, I: Stretch and call my wife
Who has had the greatest influence on my football career and why: My padre, he taught me when I was little.       
How did I spend my off-season: What off season?                                              
One place I would like to visit: Brazil
If I could play another position, what would it be: Linebacker.
What is the best book I’ve ever read: First Strike
What would I like to do sometime in my life: Hunt moose
What do I want to be doing 20 years from now: Retired.                                                                                                                  
What is my favorite hobby or activity away from football: Fly-fishing         
What is my most memorable athletic achievement or moment: First and only collegiate touchdown my sophomore year against Colorado St.            
My favorite scripture: Ether 12:27                                                                                                     
My advice to youngsters: Don’t underestimate yourself.      
If I could invite any three people to dinner, who would they be: Optimus Prime, the Hulk, and Iron Man
On game day my friends and relatives: Watch or listen to the game.

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