Get to know the Trojan commits

In an attempt to get to better know some of the players who are signing with the Trojans today, WeAreSC spoke with several commits to get their answers to a Q&A. See below for more:

Allen Bradford

1. Favorite movie:

Any Given Sunday.

2. Favorite musician/group:

I like Lil' Wayne.

3. Favorite t.v. show:

Spongebob Squarepants.

4. Favorite video game:

Madden and NCAA 06.

5. Favorite food:

Chicken.

6. Tell us something interesting Trojan fans don't know about you:

I write music. I record, produce, and I can draw.

7. If you could play a different position for one day, what would it be? Why?

I would play QB, because everybody depends on the QB. He runs the whole offense.

8. If you could have dinner with one person, alive or dead, who would it be? Why?

Ray Lewis, I would ask him questions about how it feels to be in the NFL. I'd ask him how hard he had work to get where he's at now.

9. If you could describe yourself to Trojan fans, as a player and as a person, what would you say?

Determined.

10. Who do you pattern your game after?

I would say Brian Dawkins and Ray Lewis. With my ability to hit and cover, and my mental state and leadership.

11. Jersey number you want to wear in college?

21.

12. What music do you listen to prior to a game?

Rap. I listen to 2pac, 50 Cent, Young Jeezy, Lil' Wayne.

13. Whats your favorite secondary sport?

Basketball.

14. Who is your sports idol?

I really looked up to Jerry Rice, because I really wanted to be a receiver when it all started.

Anthony McCoy

1. Favorite movie:

Above The Rim

2. Favorite musician/group:

2pac.

3. Favorite t.v. show:

Fresh Prince of Bel Air.

4. Favorite video game:

NCAA 06.

5. Favorite food:

Pizza.

6. Tell us something interesting Trojan fans don't know about you:

I'm just a guy thats coming to take your spot.

7. If you could play a different position for one day, what would it be? Why?

Safety, because I love spying the whole field.

8. If you could have dinner with one person, alive or dead, who would it be? Why?

Beyonce Knowles, because that is my woman.

9. If you could describe yourself to Trojan fans, as a player and as a person, what would you say?

Hard working.

10. Who do you pattern your game after?

My dad, he played all sports.

11. Jersey number you want to wear in college?

Number 4.

12. What music do you listen to prior to a game?

Mac Dre.

13. Whats your favorite secondary sport?

Basketball, I play center.

14. Who is your sports idol?

Jerry Rice, because he can show you that its not all about the talent, its the hard work.

Butch Lewis

1. Favorite movie:

Good Fellas.

2. Favorite musician/group:

Three Six Mafia.

3. Favorite t.v. show:

Soul Food.

4. Favorite video game:

Madden 06'.

5. Favorite food:

Soul Food.

6. If you could play a different position for one day, what would it be? Why?

Linebacker, it seems like the position to play.

7. If you could have dinner with one person, alive or dead, who would it be? Why?

My gandmother, because I heard a lot about her.

8. If you could describe yourself to Trojan fans, as a player and as a person, what would you say?

I'm a laid back guy, but I'm really agressive and smart on the field.

9. Who do you pattern your game after?

Neil Smith, Reggie White, and Warren Sapp.

10. Jersey number you want to wear in college?

Hopefully 90, just a number I kind of adopted.

11. What music do you listen to prior to a game?

Rap, a lot of southern artists.

12. Whats your favorite secondary sport?

Basketball, I average 15 points a game.

13. Who is your sports idol?

Emmitt Smith, I just always wanted to be like him growing up.

C.J. Gable

1. Favorite movie:

Friday After Next.

2. Favorite musician/group:

Dem Franchize Boyz.

3. Favorite t.v. show:

Family Guy.

4. Favorite video game:

NCAA 2006.

5. Favorite food:

Pizza.

6. Tell us something interesting Trojan fans don't know about you:

I'm not quiet as everyone thinks I am.

7. If you could play a different position for one day, what would it be? Why?

QB, so I can just run all the time like Mike Vick.

8. If you could have dinner with three people, alive or dead, who would they be? Why?

Barry Sanders, Reggie Bush, and Mike Epps. Mike Epps, because he is funny. With Barry and Reggie, they can teach me little things that people don't really know about.

9. If you could describe yourself to Trojan fans, as a player and as a person, what would you say?

I'm a humble person.

10. Who do you pattern your game after?

A bunch of running backs.

11. Jersey number you want to wear in college?

2, but I probably won't get it.

12. What music do you listen to prior to a game?

Rap, it doesn't matter who though.

13. Whats your favorite secondary sport?

Track. I run the 100, 200 and the relay.

14. Who is your sports idol?

Walter Payton.

Gerald Washington

1. Favorite movie:

Life.

2. Favorite musician/group:

Mac Dre.

3. Favorite t.v. show:

ESPN.

4. Favorite video game:

I don't play video games.

5. Favorite food:

Italian food.

6. Tell us something interesting Trojan fans don't know about you:

I was in the service.

7. If you could play a different position for one day, what would it be? Why?

Defensive end, because I could hit somebody back.

8. If you could describe yourself to Trojan fans, as a player and as a person, what would you say?

I'm concentrated and hard working. I get the job done in time.

9. Who do you pattern your game after?

Tony Gonzales. I mean, just our frame and we've got the same height and weight.

10. Jersey number you want to wear in college?

81, and that's already decided.

11. What music do you listen to prior to a game?

I don't listen to music, I just play. I also talk to my mom.

12. Whats your favorite secondary sport?

Tennis.

13. Who is your sports idol?

Jerry Rice, because I just loved the 49'ers and loved to watch him catch balls all over the place.

Emmanuel Moody

1. Favorite movie:

Me, Myself, and Irene.

2. Favorite musician/group:

Lil Wayne.

3. Favorite t.v. show:

NFL Primetime.

4. Favorite video game:

Madden.

5. Favorite food:

Habachi.

6. Tell us something interesting Trojan fans don't know about you:

I play computer games.

7. If you could play a different position for one day, what would it be? Why?

QB, cause they take over our games. If I had an arm thats where I'd be playing.

8. If you could have dinner with three people, alive or dead, who would they be? Why?

Jesus, because thats my father, lord and savior. Barry Sanders, he's someone I look up to. Adriana Lima, thats the hottest girl in the world right now.

9. If you could describe yourself to Trojan fans, as a player and as a person, what would you say?

I try and stay as humble as can be. And I always compete, from video games to ping pong. I cant except anything but frist place.

10. Who do you pattern your game after?

A mixture of Barry Sanders and Walter Payton.

11. Jersey number you want to wear in college?

7. Every number I wore never had meaning. But this one is different.

12. What music do you listen to prior to a game?

Christian music, I always have to recognize who I'm playing for.

13. Whats your favorite secondary sport?

Basketball, I play the point. Oh man, I was actually thinking about quiting football for it, but I quit growing.

14. Who is your sports idol?

Barry Sanders, I just like his game. It's something that puts himself apart from any other running backs.

Alex Parsons

1. Favorite movie:

Braveheart.

2. Favorite musician/group:

Slipknot and Mudvayne.

3. Favorite t.v. show:

The O.C and Laguna Beach.

4. Favorite video game:

Madden or NCAA Football.

5. Favorite food:

I'll eat anything pretty much.

6. Tell us something interesting Trojan fans don't know about you:

Ive been playing football since I was 7, and I stopped cause I was too heavy for the weight classes.

7. If you could play a different position for one day, what would it be? Why?

I'd play tight end, its like defense but you get to catch the ball.

8. If you could have dinner with one person, alive or dead, who would it be? Why?

Jack Lambert or Ray Lewis, he's like the best linebacker I've seen.

9. If you could describe yourself to Trojan fans, as a player and as a person, what would you say?

My speed is underestimated, people think I'm slow cause of my size.

10. Who do you pattern your game after?

Julius Peppers, cause he chases everything down.

11. Jersey number you want to wear in college?

I'm looking at 56. I want something with a 6 in it.

12. What music do you listen to prior to a game?

Rascal Flatts.

13. Whats your favorite secondary sport?

I'm playing Lacrosee right now.

14. Who is your sports idol?

Barry Sanders, he was so small but he knew how to change the game.

Shareece Wright

1. Favorite movie:

Four Brothers.

2. Favorite musician/group:

Jay-Z.

3. Favorite t.v. show:

ESPN News.

4. Favorite video game:

Madden 06.

5. Favorite food:

Ribs.

6. If you could play a different position for one day, what would it be? Why?

Running Back, cause I always want to score touchdowns.

7. If you could have dinner with one person, alive or dead, who would it be? Why?

Alicia Keys, I've got a thing for her.

8. If you could describe yourself to Trojan fans, as a player and as a person, what would you say?

I play with a lot of pride.

9. Who do you pattern your game after?

Deion Sanders, with my ball reaction and speed.

10. Jersey number you want to wear in college?

I want to wear 24. My brother wore that his senior year in high school.

11. What music do you listen to prior to a game?

Lil Wayne.

12. Whats your favorite secondary sport?

Basketball, I played the point. Yeah, I averaged 14 points a game.

13. Who is your sports idol?

Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant.

Derek Simmons

1. Favorite movie:

Scarface.

2. Favorite musician/group:

Jadakiss.

3. Favorite t.v. show:

Boondocks.

4. Favorite video game:

NCAA 2006.

5. Favorite food:

Anything BBQ.

6. Tell us something interesting Trojan fans don't know about you:

I'm real laid back.

7. If you could play a different position for one day, what would it be? Why?

RB, cause I could touch the ball a bit.

8. If you could have dinner with one person, alive or dead, who would it be? Why?

Martin Luther King, just to know about all the stuff he went through

9. If you could describe yourself to Trojan fans, as a player and as a person, what would you say?

Hard working.

10. Who do you pattern your game after?

Julius Peppers

11. Jersey number you want to wear in college?

Anywhere in the 90's.

12. What music do you listen to prior to a game?

Lil Jon.

13. Whats your favorite secondary sport?

Basketball, and I play center.

14. Who is your sports idol?

Barry Bonds, because he's a Bay Area guy and I've always like him.

Stafon Johnson

1. Favorite movie:

Baby Boy.

2. Favorite musician/group:

Llloyd Banks and T.I.

3. Favorite t.v. show:

I don't really have one.

4. Favorite video game:

Madden 06.

5. Favorite food:

BBQ food.

6. Tell us something interesting Trojan fans don't know about you:

I'm a d.j. I've done some different parties and things like that. I just love music period.

7. If you could play a different position for one day, what would it be? Why?

Safety, because I like the defensive side of the ball.

8. If you could have dinner with one person, alive or dead, who would it be? Why?

My grandmother, I would be able to talk to her and let her know her grandson is going to college on a full scholarship.

9. If you could describe yourself to Trojan fans, as a player and as a person, what would you say?

I'm a funny, laid back kinda person. I bring a lot to the table. But I'm also coming in for business.

10. Who do you pattern your game after?

Clinton Portis and Barry Sanders. I have great vision and quickness, and the same with the technique.

11. Jersey number you want to wear in college?

13.

12. What music do you listen to prior to a game?

I listen to music period. But I'd probably have to say Busta Rhymes.

13. Whats your favorite secondary sport?

Basketball and track. I play any of the guards. In track, I run the 400, 200, and 100.

14. Who is your sports idol?

Barry Sanders, he's a class act. What more can I say. He's probably the greatest player of all time, and he's very quiet and get's the job done. You got to be modest and keep a level head, always be a people person.

Taylor Mays

1. Favorite movie:

Fade To Black.

2. Favorite musician/group:

Jay-Z.

3. Favorite t.v. show:

Boy Meets World.

4. Favorite video game:

Madden 06.

5. Favorite food:

Pizza.

6. Tell us something interesting Trojan fans don't know about you:

I can finish a rubics cube.

7. If you could play a different position for one day, what would it be? Why?

Defensive end. Because I can rush the passer.

8. If you could have dinner with one person, alive or dead, who would it be? Why?

Deion Sanders, because the boy is filthy. I like his game and he's a real good player.

9. If you could describe yourself to Trojan fans, as a player and as a person, what would you say?

Playmaker.

10. Who do you pattern your game after?

Sean Taylor, we both have good size, speed, tackling ability, and playmaking abilities.

11. Jersey number you want to wear in college?

2.

12. What music do you listen to prior to a game?

I don't listen to music.

13. Whats your favorite secondary sport?

Studying for football.

14. Who is your sports idol?

Deoin Sanders, I love his game.

Travon Patterson

1. Favorite movie:

Mr. and Mrs. Smith.

2. Favorite musician/group:

Lil' Wayne.

3. Favorite t.v. show:

ESPN Sportscenter.

4. Favorite video game:

Madden and NCAA 06'.

5. Favorite food:

Soul food.

6. Tell us something interesting Trojan fans don't know about you:

I used to be a good basketball player, and I played guard.

7. If you could play a different position for one day, what would it be? Why?

I would play running back, because when I grew up I played and liked that position.

8. If you could have dinner with one person, alive or dead, who would it be? Why?

My grandpa, cause I loved him a lot and I'm sad that he's gone.

9. If you could describe yourself to Trojan fans, as a player and as a person, what would you say?

I'm a very nice person to hang around with, I make a lot of friends. And on the field I'm a team first guy, and I like to win.

10. Who do you pattern your game after?

Desean Jackson, because of our speed and our moves.

11. Jersey number you want to wear in college?

I want to wear 5, but they retired that number. So I would say 2 or 17.

12. What music do you listen to prior to a game?

I like Lil' Wayne and Young Jeezy.

13. Whats your favorite secondary sport?

I would say track. I run the 100 and 200. I run the 100 in 10.60 and the 200 in 21.4.

14. Who is your sports idol?

Barry Sanders, he was able to cut back across the field and be able to find little openings in the wholes. And I mean he scored a lot.

Zack Heberer

1. Favorite movie:

Little Giants.

2. Favorite musician/group:

Bob Marley.

3. Favorite t.v. show:

Real World.

4. Favorite video game:

Madden.

5. Favorite food:

Sushi.

6. Tell us something interesting Trojan fans don't know about you:

I love to surf.

7. If you could play a different position for one day, what would it be? Why?

QB, cause I just think it'd be fun.

8. If you could have dinner with one person, alive or dead, who would it be? Why?

Just my grandpa, cause he always had great stories.

9. If you could describe yourself to Trojan fans, as a player and as a person, what would you say?

As a player I'm fast, and I love the game, and I play until the clock says 0. I'm a good person and a hard worker, pretty easy going.

10. Who do you pattern your game after?

I just play the game my way.

11. Jersey number you want to wear in college?

54.

12. What music do you listen to prior to a game?

Heavy metal.

13. Whats your favorite secondary sport?

All water sports.

14. Who is your sports idol?

When I was growing up, Deion Sanders, cause I played db when I was young.


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