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Q&A With ODU Football's Jeff Crawford

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Release: April 17, 2009
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April 17, 2009

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

 

Jeff Crawford

Defensive Line

6-0, 255, Fr.

Virginia Beach, Va.

Green Run HS

 

When did you begin playing football?

When I was 5 years old in peewee football

 

Who has had the greatest impact on your career?

My father, Coach Daryl Cherry my high school line coach and Coach Jeff Magowhan my high school defensive coordinator.

 

Why did you choose to attend ODU?

Because I’m from the area and grew up around here

 

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

Everything because to me college football is totally different

 

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

Being able to step out in front of the fans and play

 

If you could play another position what would it be and why?

Linebacker because all of my favorite football players in the NFL are linebackers

 

Favorite sports other than your own?

Wrestling and baseball

 

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

This is a coach who wants the best for his kids and wants to win for the school

 

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

This is going to be a great five years of learning

 

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

I listen to my IPod and eat a power bar

 

What is your funniest memory from an ODU practice thus far?

None because I’m all business

 

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

Darnell Dockett of the Arizona Cardinals so he could teach me his moves

 

What song is stuck in your head right now?

Let the bodies hit the floor by drowning pool

 

What is your dream job?

Playing and starting in the NFL

 

What is your most valued possession?

My Virginia Beach Male Athlete of the Year awards

 

What is your favorite place to eat on campus?

Café 1201

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