Aug. 15, 2002
Sophomore Chris Rix had a breakout campaign in 2001 which garnered him ACC Rookie of the Year honors. He is now being mentioned as a Heisman Trophy candidate but he still has time for seminoles.com. The quarterback sat down for a quick Q&A on the last day of two-a-days.
seminoles.com: What is your favorite sports movie?
Chris Rix: “On Any Given Sunday”
seminoles.com: Complete this sentence, “If I didn’t play football I would…”
Chris Rix: I would get envolved with either broadcasting or ministry.
seminoles.com: What is the best thing about being a quarterback?
Chris Rix: The platform it gives you to reach such a large magnitude of people. Especially being the quarterback at Florida State.
seminoles.com: Which do you prefer, day games or night games and why?
Chris Rix: Night games. They are more like high school. You see things a little better and I’m a little more used to them. Out in California, I played all of my high school games at night.
seminoles.com: Since you are just a year removed from your first season as a starter, what advice do you have for this year’s freshmen?
Chris Rix: Be patient. Work Hard. Be ready at any time.
seminoles.com: Are there any teams you haven’t played that you would like to face?
Chris Rix: USC or UCLA