October 9, 2010

Off The Field With Ryan Taggart

Nicknames: Tags & Rhino

Favorite TV Show: The Universe

Favorite Sport other than Football: Basketball

Favorite Sports Figure: Troy Aikman

Favorite Way to Relax: Hang out with Friends

Favorite Class at Holy Cross: Physics

Pre-Game Routine: Watch everyone else's weird superstitious routines.

Most Memorable Sports Moment: Playing in front of 55,000 at Texas Stadium.

One Team I would Like to Add to theSchedule: Boston College

Nobody Knows How Much I Like: Making my own Fireworks

Title of My Autobiography:  Oh yeah? Y'all Hold on, Watch This — The Ryan Taggart Story

Craziest Ambition: Free Float in Space

Favorite Web Site: www.stumbleupon.com

People I Admire Most: Armed Forces

Most Influential People in My Life: My Parents

Best Word to Describe Me: Resilient

Favorite Quote:  "Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors."

One Person from History I Would Liketo Have Dinner with: Henry Ford

Advice to Young Athletes:  Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content.

Why I Chose Holy Cross: This team, its academics, and its differences from everything I knew.

This story originally appeared in the October 9 edition of the Holy Cross Game Day Program, for the contest between the Crusaders and Brown. To order a copy of the program, visit the online store.