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Height:  Weight:  lbs. Alumni Status:  '03
Location:  Favorite Baseball Team:  Cincinnati Redlegs
Natural Enemies:  Meat Chicken, Chicago Cubs

Athletic Ability: Love to play, but suck. My post HS addition of size makes me a respectable basketball player. My lack of play recently has me in the 'extremely rusty' category, though.

Sartorial Style:

Favorite Beverage and Consumption Freq: Usually Beer. Often just something cheap, but I like variety. Caffrey's my all time favorite.
SoCo on the rocks is good stuff, too.
Drink 2 or 3 times a week. Heavily 1 or 2. And I mean heavily.

Political Philosophy: Progressive. My number one pet peeve in the world is people voting based on one issue. This tends to be abortion, which I'm strongly against, but voting for bad politicians (that aren't going to do anything about abortion anyway) simply because they are pro-choice is wrong.

Religious Philosophy: I'm not always happy about what's going on with the Catholic Church, but I'm in my almost seat every Sunday and for the most part I walk the walk.

Musical Favorites: Just about anything, so long as it's good. Good doesn't necessarily mean popular, and popular doesn't necessarily mean good. I think my #1 opinion here is that mine is the only one that matters to me. Too often music gets dismissed as crap just because it's on the radio. Too often good music onthe radio gets dismissed as crap because it's over played.
(For the record, I usually lean towards pop-rock or not so twangy country)

Favorite Quote from an ND Coach: I'm here to win football games for the University of Notre Dame. Not some of our games, and not most of our games; I'm here to win ALL of our games. Every doggone one of them!
-Holtz, February 1988

Miscellaneous Data: Well, I was born in a small town
And I live in a small town
Prob'ly die in a small town
Oh, those small communities

All my friends are so small town
My parents live in the same small town
My job is so small town
Provides little opportunity

Educated in a small town
Taught the fear of Jesus in a small town
Used to daydream in that small town
Another boring romantic that's me

I've seen it all in a small town
Had myself a ball in a small town
Married an L.A. doll and brought her to this small town
Now she's small town just like me

No, I cannot forget where it is that I come from
I cannot forget the people who love me
Yeah, I can be myself here in this small town
And people let me be just what I want to be

Got nothing against a big town
Still hayseed enough to say
Look who's in the big town
But my bed is in a small town

Well, I was born in a small town
And I can breathe in a small town
Gonna die in this small town
And that's prob'ly where they'll bury me ...
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pretty much all true except the LA doll, but there's still time...