Q&A With ODU Football's Justin Klingerman
By ODU Athletics
March 4, 2009
A weekly Q&A with an Old Dominion University football player
6-3, 290, So.
Valley Center, Calif.
Valley Center / Palomar College
When did you begin playing football?
When I was 14 years old
Who has had the greatest impact on your career?
Why did you choose to attend ODU?
ODU seemed to be the best fit
What has been the biggest difference between high school football and college football?
The speed of the game
If you could play another position what would it be and why?
Fullback because it seems like a fun position
Favorite sports other than your own?
After meeting Coach Wilder for the first time, what were your thoughts?
He is an upstanding leader I feel will take this team far
After meeting Coach Scott for the first time, what were your thoughts?
Coach Scott seems to be a smart, patient man who will coach a great offensive line
Do you have a pre-game ritual, if so what is it?
Listen to music
If you could line up opposite any player in the NFL and go 1-on-1, who would it be and why?
Eli Manning because he needs to be knocked out
What song is stuck in your head right now?
The Lion King song
What is one thing people would be surprised to learn about you?
I’ve blown my knee out twice and I’m still playing
What is your dream job?
CEO at a Fortune 500 company
What is your most valued possession?
What is your favorite place to eat on campus?