Athlete of the Week Archive

Oct. 4, 2010

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

Athlete of the Week



Jack Tennant


What NFL player do you look up to?
"Olin Kreutz, the center for the Chicago Bears"

If you could go on a date with any celebrity who would it be?
"Jessica Biel"

You are a student intern for the Cowboy Joe Club, what are some things you have learned that you did not know about the CJC before interning for them?
"I didn't realize how much work goes into the day-to-day activities of a college athletic administration. Everyone works very had to make every gathering a first class event."

What would fans be surprised to know about you?
"I play some guitar, but I'm really not that good."

Describe the smell of your knee braces?
"It makes me sick just thinking about it, but if I had to I would say a fish that has been rotting in the sun for a couple weeks."

What is your favorite line in Ragtime Cowboy Joe?
"He's got a syncopated gaiter..."

If you were stranded on a desert island, what coach or teammate would you want to be there with you and why?
"Sam Sterner with a pot of coffee. I'm sure after a couple cups we could figure out some crazy idea on how to get off the island."

What pro athlete, it doesn't have to be football; would you like to have lunch with?
"Anna Kournikova, maybe I could get a second date."

What is your favorite place to hang out in Laramie?
"Prairie Rose"

What is your favorite food?
"Breakfast Burritos"

On average, how many five-hour energy drinks do you consume a day?
"Well, I'm up for about 15 hours a day, so I would say around three."

What separates the O-Line from other phases of the offense?
"Were just a bunch of big, hot guys, and by big I mean fat, and by hot I mean sweaty."

Have you ever played any other positions in football?
"I played some fullback against UNLV my sophomore year."

If you could play any other sport at UW, what would it be?
"Golf"

What are your future plans after you graduate?
"Keep interning for the Cowboy Joe Club and see where that takes me."

What is your favorite Cowboy Football memory?
"Winning the New Mexico Bowl"

What team are you most looking forward to beating in the upcoming games and why?
"TCU, Utah, BYU, San Diego State, New Mexico, UNLV, and CSU"