20 questions with David Kirtman

One of the most solid performers this spring has been senior fullback David Kirtman, click below to read his answers to our 20 Questions.

What is your favorite thing to do on the field?
Catch the ball out of the backfield?

What is your favorite thing to do off the field?
Play video games. Xbox.

What is your favorite memory so far at USC?
There's been so many. Well, obviously winning the two national championships.

What was your favorite play from last year?
I'd say either Dominique's catch in the Orange Bowl or Reggie's first touchdown run against UCLA.

If you could play a different position for a day, which would it be?
Quarterback. You get to control everything and all eyes are on you.

If all the running backs were on American Idol, who would be sent home first and why?
Sean Kelly. He's the least attractive.

What has been your favorite class you've taken at USC?
Business communications or retail management.

If you don't play football for a living, what would you like to do?
I'd want to be a brand manager for either an alcohol company or video games.

What is your favorite movie?
The Godfather part 1

What song is at the top of your playlist?
"Lonely" by Akon

What are three words that describe your personality?
Carefree. Funny. Real.

What are three words that describe your game?
Tough. Quick. Hard-working.

Who or what do you credit the most for getting you to where you are today?
My father. He made me keep my head down and stay humble. He kept me thinking about the future and how I was going to reach my goals.

What is your individual goal for the year?
To play the best I can and do my part for the team.

Other than the Coliseum, which is your favorite stadium to play in?
The Rose Bowl.

Who are Trojan fans going to be surprised by this year?
Scott Ware

Who do you pattern your game after?
Reuben Droughns of the Broncos. He hung around for a while as was switched from tailback to fullback. And now he's back to tailback.

What is something most people don't know about you?
I played classical piano for eleven years.

If you could have dinner with any three people…
Martin Luther King Jr., Malcom X and The Hurricane (Rubin Carter)

And finally, would you rather open up a huge hole for a running back, or catch a pass out of the backfield?
Open a huge hole. Because if I catch a pass out of the backfield, I might not break it. But if I open a huge hole for Reggie Bush… (his eyes light up and he laughs).


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