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Q&A WIth ODU Football's Ed McClam

Courtesy: ODU Athletics
         
Release: March 06, 2009
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March 6, 2009

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

 

Ed McClam

Defensive Line

6-6, 260, So.

Coward S.C.

Lake City / Louisburg College

 

When did you begin playing football?

I began playing football when I was 16 years old.

 

Who has had the greatest impact on your career?

My entire family because they always cheer me on and are there for me when I need them.

 

Why did you choose to attend ODU?

The coaching staff and the academic credentials of the school

 

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

The amount of time spent in the weight room

 

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

The excitement going on around campus

 

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

Running back so I could scare defenses with my 6-foot-6, 265 pound frame

 

Favorite sports other than your own?

Basketball, tennis, track

 

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

This man is going to give me the best chance to get a ring

 

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

He’s going to make me one of the best defensive ends in the nation

 

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

Pray, listen to music, imagine what I’m going to do on the field and think about my family

 

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

The Patriots offensive line so I could try to sack Tom Brady

 

What song is stuck in your head right now?

The Prelude – Jay Z

 

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

I’m a mama’s boy.  I Love You Mom!

 

What is your dream job?

Play in the NFL on the same defensive line as Julius Peppers

 

What is your most valued possession?

My family and my religion

 

What is your favorite place to eat on campus?

Everywhere

 

 

 

 

 

 

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