May 31, 2012
NAME: Cody Joshua West
HOMETOWN: Murfreesboro, Tenn.
FAVORITE MEAL: Famous Dave’s Trash Can Lid (barbeque, brisket, and chicken on a trash can lid platter)
FAVORITE TEAM GROWING UP: Tennessee Titans
FAVORITE PLAYER GROWING UP: Eddie George
YOU WOULD BE SURPRISED TO KNOW THAT I: Have been struck by lightning
TO RELAX I LIKE TO: Read my Bible
RIGHT NOW MY SERVICE SELECTION WOULD BE: Undecided. I am trying to keep an open mind to the many options we are given.
WHAT HAS SURPRISED ME THE MOST ABOUT THE ACADEMY IS: How true all the talk about the “Brotherhood” really is
AFTER MY SERVICE COMMITMENT I HOPE TO BE: Alive….The rest will fall into place.
IF I COULD EAT DINNER WITH ANYONE IN HISTORY IT WOULD BE: The Founding Fathers. I am fascinated how they created the groundwork for this great country.
MY FAVORITE COACH NIUMATALOLO SAYING IS: “Your actions are so loud; I can’t even hear what you are saying”
IF I COULD BE ANYONE IN HISTORY I WOULD BE (NAME AND WHY): Solomon in the Bible, because of his great wisdom and faith.
IN HIGH SCHOOL I DREAMED OF BEING: Attacked by snapping turtles. I hate snapping turtles.
IF I COULD TRADE PLACES WITH ONE OF MY TEAMMATES IT WOULD BE (NAME AND WHY): Jared Fehr, because he is one of the toughest kids I have ever known.
IF I COULD BE COACH FOR A DAY I WOULD: Do whatever the rest of the coaching staff told me to do, because it is working. I probably would put in a good word for that Cody West kid too.
WHEN MY PARENTS ARE IN TOWN I LIKE TO: Tell them all the great stories they have missed out on.
ON MY IPOD IS: Country Music
MY FAVORITE SUMMER VACATION WAS: A family cruise to the Bahamas
MY FAVORITE MEAL IN KING HALL IS: Steak
MY FIRST THOUGHT STEPPING ON THE NAVAL ACADEMY CAMPUS WAS : “Wow, it’s a castle?”
WHAT I LOVE ON GAME DAY IS: Winning and seeing hard work pay off.
MY FAVORITE CLASS IS (NAME AND WHY): Leadership, because it’s about the only class that comes naturally to me.
THE FIRST TIME I RAN OUT OF THE TUNNEL AT NAVY-MARINE CORPS I: Was like “Frick, this is awesome!”
THE WORD THAT BEST DESCRIBES A NAVY FOOTBALL PLAYER IS: