Athlete of the Week Archive

Sept. 2, 2009

LARAMIE, Wyo. -



John Fletcher


What is your favorite weight room lift?
"I'd have to say squat, I've always been pretty good at that."

Favorite conditioning drill?
"Not a big conditioning guy, but if I had to say one, it's probably the 110 yard sprints we do."

What is your favorite city to visit?
"Seattle."

What was your favorite part of fall camp this year?
"The scrimmages."

If you could play any other position on the football field what would it be?
"That's a tough one, probably a linebacker."

Who are the professional football players that you've admired over the years?
"Julius Peppers."

What was the best part of working UW Facilities this summer?
"Just getting to be outside all summer."

Do you have any plans yet for when your football career and time here at UW is over?
"I'll probably just go back home."

With the big season-opening game approaching, what are you looking forward to the most on that day?
"The first play. It's always the most exciting one and the one you're always looking forward to."

What song would you like to hear on the P.A. after you make a big play in the War?
"'Put On' by Young Jeezy."

What are you most likely to be doing when you're not on the football field or in the classroom?
"Spending time with my fiance."

Quizno's or Subway?
"Quizno's."

Of all the team meals your team has been given this preseason, what has been your favorite?
"Probably the BBQ we had that Dr. Klepp cooked for us. We had pulled pork."

After this season, what will you miss the most about being a member of the Cowboy Football team?
"Just being around the guys and all the friendships that have been made over the years here."