Athlete of the Week Archive

Nov. 14, 2006


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Jason Karcher

What is your favorite thing about playing football?
"My favorite thing about football is sitting in the locker room after a win with all of my teammates."

What do you prefer, run blocking or pass blocking?
"I definitely prefer run blocking. There is more attacking in run block and it is less passive."

You have played all three positions on the offensive line during your career at Wyoming; what is your favorite, your least favorite and which transition was the toughest to make?
"My favorite position is definitely center but that was the toughest transition for me to make. My least favorite position was probably playing tackle because I am really not that tall and I don't have that long of a reach."

As a lineman, is there any current or former NFL player that you look up to or try to pattern your game after?
"Tom Nalen of the Denver Broncos."

What are your usual pregame rituals?
"To lose my lunch."

What are your plans after school and football?
"Probably to move back home to Phoenix, look for a job and see where the world takes me."

What kind of music are you listening to right now in your car?
"Blue Oyster Cult."

What are your favorite musical artists?
"My top three favorite musicians are probably Bob Dylan, Buddy Holly and Tupac."

What is your favorite meal?
"My favorite thing to eat is steak and fries."

How many tacos could you eat in one sitting?
"I could probably eat about 15 to 20."

What is the best buffet in Laramie?
"Pizza Hut on a Sunday afternoon."

What are you going to miss the most about the University of Wyoming and Laramie?
"The thing I am going to miss the most is the small town atmosphere. I will miss everyone getting along and everyone saying hello."