July 11, 2012
Name: Will Strauss
HOMETOWN: Brentwood, Calif.
FAVORITE MEAL: My mom's shrimp and pasta
FAVORITE TEAM GROWING UP: San Francisco 49ers
FAVORITE PLAYER GROWING UP: Vernon Davis
YOU WOULD BE SURPRISED TO KNOW THAT I: Have been dating the same girl for almost three years now.
TO RELAX I LIKE TO: Listen to music
RIGHT NOW MY SERVICE SELECTION WOULD BE: Marine Corps Air
WHAT HAS SURPRISED ME THE MOST ABOUT THE ACADEMY IS: The amount of good friends that I have made
AFTER MY SERVICE COMMITMENT I HOPE TO BE: A police officer and high school football coach
IF I COULD EAT DINNER WITH ANYONE IN HISTORY IT WOULD BE: Steve Jobs
MY FAVORITE COACH NIUMATALOLO SAYING IS: NOBODY CARES!!!
IF I COULD BE ANYONE IN HISTORY I WOULD BE (NAME AND WHY): Lance Armstrong. He went through so much, only to come out on top of it all and succeed in his sport.
IN HIGH SCHOOL I DREAMED OF BEING: An officer in the Marine Corps
IF I COULD TRADE PLACES WITH ONE OF MY TEAMMATES IT WOULD BE (NAME AND WHY): Daniel Godkin. It would be kind of cool to play defense and cut hair for a day.
IF I COULD BE COACH FOR A DAY I WOULD: Go through a day of practice without making anybody do up-downs
WHEN MY PARENTS ARE IN TOWN I LIKE TO: Relax with them
ON MY IPOD IS: A ton of different stuff
MY FAVORITE SUMMER VACATION WAS: Kaua'i, Hawai'i
MY FAVORITE MEAL IN KING HALL IS: Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches
MY FIRST THOUGHT STEPPING ON THE NAVAL ACADEMY CAMPUS WAS: I thought it was a pretty cool place, but I was 12.
WHAT I LOVE ON GAME DAY IS: The silence in the locker room right before warm-ups. It helps me to get in the right mindset.
MY FAVORITE CLASS IS (NAME AND WHY): English. All of my English teachers have all been so personable.
THE FIRST TIME I RAN OUT OF THE TUNNEL AT NAVY-MARINE CORPS I: Couldn't wait to do it again.
THE WORD THAT BEST DESCRIBES A NAVY FOOTBALL PLAYER IS: Tough