Athlete of the Week Archive

Sept. 17, 2010

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

Athlete of the Week



Brian Hendricks


Who are some linebackers that you look up to?
"Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher"

Who is one of the more elusive running backs you have ever had to face in the Mountain West Conference?
"Harvey Unga of BYU"

Besides War Memorial Stadium, where is your favorite place to play?
"CSU-It's fun winning on their field."

Would you rather sack Tom Brady or go out with Gisele?
"Without question-Gisele"

Was it a difficult choice at first choosing Wyoming since you had family ties to CSU?
"Early in the recruiting process I didn't know what I wanted to do but after meeting the Wyoming coaching staff and visiting Laramie it was an easy decision."

What would fans be surprised to know about you?
"I hate milk with a passion."

Do you have any pre game-rituals you go through before you enter the field?
"I don't do anything too special."

Who has the weirdest pre-game rituals on the team?
"Gabe Knapton listens to Justin Bieber before the game in the locker room."

What makes you blush?
"Girls with accents."

What freshman linebacker or lineman do you think has a lot of promise in the upcoming seasons?
"All of them have great potential. Defensive lineman Tyler Strong will be a beast."

What is one of your favorite memories of UW football so far?
"Goal line stand at New Mexico Bowl vs Fresno State."

Team Edward or Team Jacob?
"Haha-Team Brian. Not much of a fan of the film."

If you didn't play football for UW what sport would you like to play?
"I actually got offered more scholarships for wrestling than football so probably wrestling."

Why do you wear #8?
"I was offered either #44 or #8 and I liked #8."

What goals do you have for the rest of the season?
"Win and stay healthy."