Saturday, October 31, 2009

UP CLOSE: Vic So`oto

Nickname: Vic
Favorite cold cereal: Raisin Bran
Favorite Bronco Mendenhall Quote: “Pursuits”
Why did I choose to play football over other sports: because I was offered scholarships.
Before a football game, I: Listen to my ipod and text my wife.
How did I spend my off-season: healing and getting married.
Who is the best player I’ve ever faced: Imari Malifua and Russell Tialavea in high school.
What would I like to do sometime in my life: climb Mt. Everest.
One place I would like to visit: American Samoa.
Who has had the greatest influence on my football career and why: My dad, he pushes me to be my best.
What do I want to be doing 20 years from now: Golfing.
How did I select my jersey number: My favorite player is Rodney Harrison.
What is my favorite hobby or activity away from football: Playing the guitar with Wally.
What is the best book I’ve ever read: The Book of Mormon.
People say I look like: Brian Kehl, The Rock, My dad and any other Polynesian teammate.
What is my most memorable athletic achievement or moment: Winning CIF in high school.
My most interesting class I’ve taken at BYU: Tom Golightly.
My favorite scripture: Ether 12:6
My favorite website:
My advice to youngsters: Listen to your mom.
If I had to give up all of my possessions except one, what would be the one thing I kept and why: my autographed Bronco Mendenhall football, self explanatory.
If I were hosting you on a recruiting visit to Provo, the most impressive thing I’d have to show you is: LaVell Edwards Stadium, also self explanatory.
If I were on “Who Wants to be a Millionaire,” the person I’d call for my lifeline is: I’d slap Regis and take the million!
If I could play another position, what would it be: Kicker.
One rule I’d change in college football is: Roughing the passer.
If I could invite any three people to dinner, who would they be: three of my ancestors.
On game day my friends and relatives: text me good luck and feed me after the game.

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