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Meet the Mid

March 30, 2009

1. Name

Billy Yarborough


2. Hometown

Columbia, S.C.


3. Position

Defensive End


4. What coach recruited you

Coach Bohannon (now at Georgia Tech)


5. Why did you choose the Naval Academy

It was the best combination of big time Division I football, a superb education and military service.  I also wanted to be part of a winning tradition like Navy's.


6. Team goals for this year

Win.  Win the CIC Tropy. Win the Bowl game.


7. Personal goals for this year

I want to make as big an impact as I can to help my team win every game.  I'm willing to do whatever it takes to help us win.


8. Favorite Food

Steak and Potatoes


9. Favorite TV Show

Seinfeld


10. Favorite Movie

Dumb and Dumber


11. Best thing about playing Navy football

Winning games


12. Game you are most looking forward to this year

Ohio State


13. Three people (dead or alive) that you would like to have dinner with

Vince Lombardi, Jesse James (the outlaw, not the mechanic) and Dick Butkus


14. What is on your Ipod right now

Don't own one, but I love classic rock


15. Nickname

Gold Rush


16. Hobbies

Playing the guitar, any and all sports, hunting, fishing, hanging out with my Navy football brothers


17. Prized Possession

My very first shotgun I got from my dad when I was about 12 or 13 years old. It is a double barrel 410 shotgun


 

 


18. I would have liked to have witnessed?

Woodstock '69


19. Most memorable sports moment

Scoring the game winning touchdown on a recovered fumble in the playoffs of my peewee football league


20. The team I would like to play that is not on our schedule

South Carolina


21. Favorite NFL Team

Carolina Panthers


22. Favorite NFL Player

Julius Peppers


23. Favorite NBA Team

Charlotte Bobcats


24. Favorite NBA Player

LeBron James


25. Favorite Baseball team

Atlanta Braves


26. Favorite Baseball player

Chipper Jones


27. Favorite sport to watch at Navy other than football

Lacrosse


28. Most famous person that I have met

George W. Bush


29. Before a game I have to: 

Listen to loud, intense music


30. Non-athletic talent

Impersonations


31. What do you want to do after graduation

United States Marine Corps and then eventually a school teacher


32. Most famous alum from my high school

none


33. Favorite college football stadium

Williams Brice Stadium (University of South Carolina)


34. What is your major

History


35. Favorite teacher at the Academy


Lt. Eliason

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