February 13, 2009 - by
Countdown To First Pitch: Q & A With Sherman Johnson

Feb. 13, 2009

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State Baseball is gearing up for what looks to be an exciting season in 2009. Following a run to the College World Series last year, the Seminoles hope to make a return trip to Omaha in ’09 returning 18 letterwinners while welcoming 13 newcomers.

To provide fans with an inside look into the 2009 season, Seminoles.com is featuring daily highlights including interviews with all 33 players as well as a preview for the upcoming season as we count down the days to first pitch on Friday, February 20 against Hofstra.

With exactly one week before the season opener against the Pride, Seminoles.com sat down for a question and answer session with freshman infielder Sherman Johnson.

1. What is your favorite professional sports team?
a. New York Yankees

2. What’s your favorite TV show?
a. Entourage

3. Most recent song you listened to on your iPod?
a. Something You Forgot – Lil Wayne

4. Who is your favorite pro athlete?
a. Derek Jeter

5. Who is the best athlete you have competed against?
a. Michael Burgess

6. Other than at Florida State what is the best venue you have competed at?
a. Legends Field

7. What was the last movie you saw?
a. Gran Torino

8. Dream vacation?
a. Cruise to Hawaii

9. Favorite kids cartoon?
a. Tom & Jerry

10. Favorite food?
a. Chicken Parmesan

11. If you could have dinner with any three people (living or dead) who would they be?
a. Derek Jeter, Jackie Robinson, Rafael Nadal

12. If you weren’t playing your current sport, what would you be doing?
a. Studying so I could hopefully coach one day

13. Favorite team tradition?
a. Chapel on Sundays

14. Superstitions?
a. Tie the right shoe before the left

15. Who makes you laugh?
a. Katt Williams, Ohmed Danesh

16. Why did you pick FSU?
a. I have always wanted to be a Nole

17. Best memory from FSU?
a. Playing in the Garnet & Gold game

18. First job?
a. Publix

19. Talent I would most like to have?
a. I wish I was taller

20. Dream date?
a. Gabrielle Union

21. Your words to live by…
a. Live everyday like it is your last

22. One thing I can’t live without?
a. Baseball, family

23. Favorite spot on campus?
a. The clubhouse

24. What is one superpower you wish you could have?
a. The ability to fly

25. When I am at home I like to?
a. Hang out with friends, play Madden

26. Most influential person in your life?
a. Father

27. On average I send _____ text messages a day
a. 100

28. Facebook or MySpace?
a. Facebook

29. Any pre game rituals?
a. List to the iPod

30 I know it is game time when?
a. When I put on the uniform


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