Q&A With ODU Football's Brandon Carr

February 24, 2009
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Feb. 24, 2009

A weekly Q&A with an Old Dominion University football player


Brandon Carr

Offensive Lineman

6-2, 260, Fr.

Chesapeake, Va.

Western Branch / Fork Union Military Academy



When did you begin playing football?

When I was six years old


Who has had the greatest impact on your career?

My older brother Tristan


Why did you choose to attend ODU?

It was close to home.  Also, it was an opportunity to be a part of something very great.


What has been the biggest difference between high school football and college football?

There is always something more to do.  Meetings, lifting weights, etc.


What has it been the best part about being a member of ODU’s first football team in over 60 years?

It’s great.  You get a good vibe from the community and everyone’s excited.


Favorite sports other than your own?



After meeting Coach Wilder for the first time, what were your thoughts?

He is going to get this team going in the right direction.


After meeting your position coach for the first time, what were your thoughts?

We are going to work hard but also have fun.


Do you have a pre-game ritual, if so what is it?



If you could line up opposite any player in the NFL and go 1-on-1, who would it be and why?

Julius Peppers because it would be a test, he is huge and quick.


What song is stuck in your head right now?

Change Going To Come


What is one thing people would be surprised to learn about you?

That I play O-line


What is your dream job?

FBI Agent


What is your most valued possession?

State championship ring


What is your favorite place to eat on campus?