Go Beyond the Box Score with Defiance's Ricky Sherrer

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Ricky Sherrer has played in every game for DC over the past three seasons and is a two-time HCAC All-Academic performer in the classroom.

Now is your chance to get to know Ricky Sherrer away from the gridiron, as we go beyond the box score with the senior linebacker.

20 Questions With Ricky Sherrer

1-When did you start playing football? I started playing football in the fifth grade.

2-What has been the highlight of your athletic career so far? Scoring a touchdown against Hanover last year.

3-What are your goals for the remainder of the 2010 season? To keep the winning streak going and to beat Bluffton.

4-Who is your funniest teammate? My funniest teammate is Ben Thompson.

5-Do you have any nicknames? I have a few nicknames but one that I get alot is "T-Rex".

6-What three words best describe you? Passionate, hard-working and determined.

7-What is your favorite restaurant? Jo Jo's Italian Grille in Toledo.

8-Who is your biggest hero? My grandfather is my biggest hero and he is the reason that I am playing football.

9-Dream vacation spot? My dream vacation would be to Hawaii.

10-What is the top song currently on your iPod? "Hit Em High, Hit Em Low" by J.T. Money.

11-Who was your childhood sports hero? Barry Sanders. The greatest running back ever! 

12-Do you have any superstitions or pre-game routines? I always pray before every game.

13-If you could trade places with anyone for one day, who would it be? I would trade places with Matt Stafford who is the quarterback for the Detroit Lions.
14-What is your favorite TV show? "That 70's Show".

15-What is something most people do not know about you? I am a very outgoing person.

16-What is your biggest fear? Being bitten by a snake when I go to Belize this December.

17-Besides your own, what is your favorite sport to watch at Defiance? Women's volleyball.

18-What is your favorite class or professor at DC and why? My favorite professor at Defiance is Dr. Mike Wolfe.

19-What are your plans after graduating from DC? I plan on getting the first job that comes my way.

20-How has playing collegiate athletics at DC helped you in life? It has taught me life lessons that I will never forget and I will be able to apply in my job and with my family later in life. I would not trade it for anything.

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