Off The Field With Pat O'Connell

Pat O'Connell

Nickname: P-Rex

Favorite Musician: Eric Church    

Favorite Book: The Big Miss by Hank Haney

Favorite Song: Carolina by Eric Church

Favorite Actor: Denzel Washington

Favorite Movie: The Town

Favorite TV Show: Suits

Favorite Sport other than Football: Golf

Favorite Sports Figure: Kevin Garnett

Favorite Way to Relax: Sitting on the Beach

Favorite Road Trip: Georgetown

Favorite Thing to do on Bus Trips: Listen to Music

One Word to Describe Coach Gilmore: Dedicated

Nobody Knows How Much I Like: Chocolate Covered Almonds

Title of My Autobiography: The Path Less Chosen

Craziest Ambition: Sky Dive

Dream Job: CEO of a Fortune 500 company

Favorite Web Site:

Most Influential Person in My Life: My Mom

Favorite Quote: "Life is too short to wake up with regrets. So love the ones who treat you right, pray for the ones who don't. Remember that everything happens for a reason. If you get a chance take it, if it changes your life, then let it. No one said life would be easy, they just promised it would be worth it."

Why I Chose Holy Cross: The great combination of football and academics.

This story originally appeared in the September 22 edition of the Holy Cross Game Day Program, for the contest between the Crusaders and Dartmouth. To order a copy of the program, click here.