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Football Is A Family Affair For Seminole Tight End

July 14, 2005

Your Name:
Matt Root

My hero is:

My sports hero is:
My dad

If you could build a house anywhere, where would it be?

What is your favorite hobby?
Playing NCAA college football or playstation

What is your favorite color and why?
Garnet and Gold

What is your favorite food?
Anything my mom cooks

Do you cook? If so, what?

Do you play a musical instrument, is so what, if not and you could, what would it be?
I play the guitar

If you could have one superpower, what would it be and why?
I would want to freeze time

What’s your favorite day of the week?
Friday night

What is your favorite movie?
The Shawshank Redemption

What is your favorite post-game meal?

The hardest thing I have overcome in my life is:
ACL surgery

If I didn’t play football, I would:
Be a rockstar

Three words that describe me are:
Hardworking, Compassionate, Friendly

If you were on Fear Factor, name an event that you would not even attempt:
Base jumping

What is your favorite ice-cream flavor?
Cookie Dough

Name a teammate who you think would be successful and the non-sports profession in which he will be successful:
Paul Irons as a preacher

I wear jersey number ____ because _____ :
87 because it has the number seven in it and seven is the number of perfection

Which of your teammates do you see as a head coach one day?
Matt Henshaw

Tell us the best day of your life:
Everyday is the best day of my life

Name one thing people don’t know about you:
I am a Civil War historian

What is the best thing about playing sports?
The comradery with teammates

If you could have dinner with three people (either past or present) who would they be?
Jesus, Abraham Lincoln, Moses

Noteworthy Relatives –
My dad played football at Stanford, my brother plays football at Airforce, and my grandfather played football at Yale

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