Mooney is a team-first player

With only a few days and weeks left until the 2015 class arrives on campus in Fargo, the Bison Report spoke with each of the 2015 signees to learn more about their recruiting process and what NDSU fans can look forward to. We continue with Missouri offensive lineman Trenton Mooney.

With only a few days and weeks left until the 2015 class arrives on campus in Fargo, the Bison Report spoke with each of the 2015 signees to learn more about their recruiting process and what NDSU fans can look forward to. We continue with Missouri offensive lineman Trenton Mooney.

BR.com: What was the main reason you chose to attend North Dakota State University?

TM: The people, atmosphere and tradition.

BR.com: What is it about Coach Klieman and the coaching staff that makes you want to play for them?

TM: They're good people and know what it takes to win. BR.com: What is something you learned about North Dakota State University that surprised you during the recruiting process?

TM: That college game day comes every year.

BR.com: What position do you expect to play at NDSU? What other position did the Bison staff mention as a possibility?

TM: I expect to play offensive line, but would like a chance at tight end and defensive end.

BR.com: What have the coaches told you regarding how they plan to utilize your strengths as a player?

TM: Just develop more as a player and use my strengths where needed.

BR.com: Have you had any communication with other NDSU recruits and if so what?

TM: I have as we have a group message and are all becoming good friends.

BR.com: What is your current height and weight? What weight would the Bison staff like you to report at in the summer?

TM: I'm 6'5", 265 lbs and I want to get to 280.

BR.com: What are your individual and team goals you hope to accomplish during your college career?

TM: I want to win five national championships and I don't care about individual awards.

BR.com: What did you work on most this spring to prepare yourself for Missouri Valley football?

TM: Getting stronger so I can compete.

BR.com: What future moment are you looking forward to the most as a Bison?

TM: Graduating with a degree and 5 rings.

BR.com: What team do you want to beat the most as a Bison and why?

TM: Every single team as they're in our way of a championship.

BR.com: Is there any unfinished academic business or are you all set to enroll at NDSU?

TM: All set.

BR.com: If you don't make it to the NFL, where do you see yourself in 10 years?

TM: As a psychiatrist or as a criminal profiler.

BR.com: What player do you model your game after and why?

TM: I don't really have a role model for football as I've always just kind of just done my own thing and believed in my abilities.


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