Get to know captain Bret Meyer

Bret Meyer threw for 1,926 passing yards, the 10th best single-season passing total in ISU history; he was the team's second leading rusher with 331 yards on 144 carries. The Sporting News named him a third team freshman all-American selection after a sensational first season.

Were you surprised when you heard your name called as captain?

 

Meyer: Yeah a little bit, I was a little bit surprised. I was excepting it to be mostly seniors, but it felt good.

 

What type of leader are you – vocal or lead by example?

 

Meyer: I'm both when I need to be, I like to try to lead by example on or off the field.

 

Now for the fun stuff…

 

Name me three Cyclones to look out for this fall.

 

Meyer: Todd Blythe, Nick Leaders and Greedy Paris.

 

 

           

 

 

What was the best practical joke you've been a part of?

 

Meyer: I guess we stole James Smith's helmet at the Shrine Bowl from him. He was getting all nervous, me and Blythe did.

 

Did you give it back?

 

Meyer: Yeah, we gave it back to him.

 

Did he get to play?

 

Meyer: It was just for a practice when he first got there. We went up there and took it; he was in the room with us so it's kind of his fault.

 

 

What's the best movie you've seen in the last six months?

 

Meyer: Wedding Crashers was pretty funny

 

 

What's in your CD player?

 

Meyer: Young Jeezy and Webbie

 

 

Who's the best dresser on the team?

 

Meyer: Greedy

 

 

Why?

 

Meyer: He always looks like clean.

 

 

Which teammate makes you laugh the most?

 

Meyer: Greedy or Lentrell Nealy

 

 

What's your pregame ritual?

 

Meyer: Nothing really, just stay calm and pray before games.

 

 

What was your best Halloween costume as a kid?

 

Meyer: A football player.

 

Which football player?

 

Meyer: Brett Favre because we had the same name.

 

Do you like the Packers?

 

Meyer: No, not really.

 

What's your favorite NFL team?

 

Meyer: Probably the Dolphins

 

 

After a typical game or practice which hurts most your arms, legs, shoulders or head?

 

Meyer: My legs and my head after games.

 

 

Who has the best nickname on the team?

 

Meyer: We got a lot of them; I'll say Greedy because that's what everybody knows him as.

 

 


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