T.J. Meyer

T.J. Meyer

T.J. Meyer is a 6-foot-1, 220-pound offensive/defensive lineman and punter. He wears No. 78 for the Chiefs.

Question: What are some of your strengths as a football player, and what are some of the things you’ve had to work at the hardest to become the player you are?

Answer: I punt great. To become more aggressive.

Q: What does it mean to you to be a Chieftain and what do you want your legacy to be?

A: For someone to remember my name.

Q: What are some of the ways that you show senior leadership to your underclassman teammates?

A: I try to be a leader in drills. I help to the best of my knowledge.

Q: What other sports do you play, besides football, and what is your favorite sport and why?

A: Baseball (and) football, because it isn’t just a contact sport, it’s a violent sport.

Q: What are some of your top athletic accomplishments or memories?

A: I punted 234 feet (a 78-yard punt) my junior year.

Q: Do you have any pregame rituals or routines?

A: Jamming out in the locker room.

Q: Hobbies?

A: Fishing. (Caught a) 28-pound catfish.

Q: What do you want to do when you are an adult, and why?

A: Coach, because I love sports.

Q: If you could meet one person from any era of history, who would it be and why?

A: Zpac, just because.

Q: Who has had the greatest influence on your life, and why?

A: My coaches all through sports because they have made me better and a better person.

Q: Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it?

A: Turtle junk (given to him by) Josh Rardain.

Q: Favorite college football team?

A: Oregon Ducks.

Q: Favorite pro football team?

A: Cleveland Browns.

Q: Favorite television show?

A: Tosh.0.

Q: Favorite movie?

A: Radio.

Q: What's your favorite school subject, and why?

A: Math. I look at it like a puzzle.

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