Getting to Know the 2011 Michigan Football Freshmen, Week Two
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Each day of fall camp, from Monday, Aug. 8, through Sunday, Aug. 28, MGoBlue.com will introduce a member (or two) of the Wolverines' freshman class.

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Antonio Poole

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#58 CHRIS BRYANT  
Position: Offensive Lineman • Height: 6-4 • Weight: 341
Hometown: Chicago, Ill. • High School: Simeon


After my football career I would like to ... Be a coach
Person who had the biggest influence on my life ... My dad
The most famous person I have ever met ... Shaquille O'Neal
Pre-game ritual ... Pray
My favorite player growing up ... Jake Long
Nobody knows I can ... Play the piano
The best football advice I ever received ... Work when no one else is working
Cartoon/TV show growing up ... Tom & Jerry
Book ... The Blind Side
Movie ... Remember the Titans
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Antonio Poole

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#40 ANTONIO POOLE  
Position: Linebacker • Height: 6-2 • Weight: 212
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio • High School: Winton Woods


After my football career I would like to ... Have a career in the medical field
Person in history I'd most like to meet ... Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Best advice I ever received (and from whom) ... Be the best you can be - My dad
First job ... Kings Island
Hobbies ... Fishing
Gameday superstitions ... Always have to wear gloves
My favorite football player growing up ... Brett Favre
The greatest football game I ever played in was ... 2009 State Championship game
Breakfast cereal ... Fruity Pebbles
One word to describe Brady Hoke ... Awesome
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Dallas Williams

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#62 DALLAS WILLIAMS  
Position: Offensive Lineman • Height: 6-3 • Weight: 314
Hometown: Ann Arbor, Mich. • High School: Huron


After my football career I would like to ... Become a sports agent
Person who had the biggest influence on my life ... Grandma
The most famous person I have ever met ... Juwan Howard
My advice to young kids ... Stay in school, grades will take you anywhere you want to go.
My favorite football player growing up ... Shawn Williams (Dad)
Food ... Lasagna
Breakfast cereal ... Rice Krispies
Cartoon/TV show growing up ... Courage the Cowardly Dog
Class Subject ... English
One word to describe Brady Hoke ... Determined
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Keith Heitzman

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#92 KEITH HEITZMAN  
Position: Defensive End • Height: 6-3 • Weight: 251
Hometown: Hilliard, Ohio • High School: Hilliard Davidson


Person who had the biggest influence on my life ... Brother
My advice to young kids ... Work hard early
Hobbies ... Swimming
The greatest football game I ever played in was ... State Championship game vs. Glenville
Breakfast cereal ... Life
Cartoon/TV show growing up ... Bugs Bunny
TV channel ... Comedy Central
Video game ... Call of Duty
Class Subject ... Science
One word to describe Brady Hoke ... Awesome
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Tamani Carter

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#20 TAMANI CARTER  
Position: Defensive Back • Height: 5-11 • Weight: 176
Hometown: Pickerington, Ohio • High School: Central


Person who had the biggest influence on my life ... Parents
The most famous person I have ever met ... Julius Erving
My advice to young kids ... Work hard
The greatest football game I ever played in was ... Regional championship of senior season
Breakfast cereal ... Lucky Charms
Book ... The Outsiders
Movie ... Transformers
Actor ... Will Smith
Sports hero ... Charles Woodson
Class Subject ... English
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Gary Yerden

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#71 GARY YERDEN  
Position: Offensive Lineman • Height: 6-5 • Weight: 333
Hometown: Kalamazoo, Mich. • High School: Parchment


Person who had the biggest influence on my life ... My grandfather, Dennis Hampton
Best advice I ever received ... "You have to give more to get more."
My advice to young kids ... Work for your dreams
Pregame ritual ... Music, meditate on what I have to do.
My favorite football player growing up ... Brian Urlacher
Sport I play the worst ... Soccer
Breakfast cereal ... Cocoa Pebbles
Book ... Born to Run
Superhero ... Incredible Hulk
Class Subject ... English
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Blake Countess

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#18 BLAKE COUNTESS  
Position: Defensive Back • Height: 5-10 • Weight: 173
Hometown: Owings Mills, Md. • High School: Our Lady of Good Counsel


After my football career I would like to ... Own my own business
My advice to young kids ... GET YOUR EDUCATION FIRST
My favorite football player growing up ... Deion Sanders
Nobody Knows I ... was a gymnast
The greatest football game I ever played in was ... WCAC Championship, Good Counsel beats DeMatha for the first conference title in school history
The best football advice I ever received (and from whom) ... "The difference between 'good' and 'great' is just a little extra effort" -- Dad
Food ... Mac 'n Cheese
Cartoon/TV show growing up ... Fresh Prince
Book ... Season of Life
One word to describe Brady Hoke ... Loyal


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