Getting to Know the 2012 Michigan Football Freshmen, Week Four
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Aug. 31, 2012

Each day leading into the season opener, MGoBlue.com will introduce a member of the Wolverines' freshman class.

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Kyle Kalis

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#67 KYLE KALIS
Position: Offensive Lineman • Height: 6-5 • Weight: 294
Hometown: Lakewood, Ohio • High School: St. Edward

After my football career I would like to ... Be a painter
Person who had the biggest influence on my life ... My dad
Hobbies ... Painting, drawing, playing the guitar and piano
Pre-game ritual ... Sitting by myself and focusing
First job ... Started my own lemonade stand
TV Show ... Always Sunny in Philadelphia
TV Channel ... Comedy Central
Book ... The Blindside
Superhero ... The Hulk
Class Subject ... Microbiology

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Terry Richardson

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#13 TERRY RICHARDSON
Position: Cornerback • Height: 5-9 • Weight: 162
Hometown: Detroit, Mich. • High School: Cass Tech

After my football career I would like to ... Be an architect
Person who had the biggest influence on my life ... My sisters
Person in history I'd most like to meet ... President Obama
My advice to young kids ... Work hard
The greatest football game I ever played in was ... The State Championship

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Jarrod Wilson

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#22 JARROD WILSON
Position: Safety • Height: 6-2 • Weight: 194
Hometown: Akron, Ohio • High School: Buchtel HS

After my football career I would like to ... Be a sports analyst
The most famous person I have ever met ... LeBron James
Person in history I'd most like to meet ... Sean Taylor
Best advice I ever received (and from whom) ... "Put God first" - High School football coach
If I was to play another sport, it would be ... Basketball
My favorite football player growing up ... Michael Vick
Sport I play the worst ... Baseball
The greatest football game I ever played in was ... The state championship game my junior year of high school
The best football advice I ever received (and from whom) ... "Take it one play at a time" - Aubrey Pleasant

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Ben Pliska

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#63 BEN PLISKA
Position: Offensive Lineman • Height: 6-3 • Weight: 269
Hometown: Kirkland, Wash. • High School: Luke Washington

After my football career I would like to ... Design sports equipment
Person who had the biggest influence on my life ... Parents
First job ... Lifeguard
Gameday superstitions ... Lucky socks
My favorite football player growing up ... Ray Lewis
Nobody knows I can ... Played the piano for 10 years
The greatest football game I ever played in was ... 2011 vs. Redmond High School
Video Game ... Madden
Class Subject ... Math

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Mark Lawson

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#59 MARK LAWSON
Position: Linebacker • Height: 6-2 • Weight: 213
Hometown: Ada, Mich. • High School: Forest Hills Eastern

After my football career I would like to ... Be a football coach
Person who had the biggest influence on my life
... My older brothers
The most famous person I have ever met
... Brady Hoke
Person in history I'd most like to meet
... Gerald R. Ford
Best advice I ever received (and from whom)
... "If you didn't get better, you got worse" - Coach Thorton, high school football coach
My advice to young kids
... Don't be content with being average
First job
... Lawn work
Hobbies
... Playing chess
My favorite football player growing up
... Mike Hart
My ring tone is
... The Victors
Sport I play the worst
... Golf
Musician or music group
... Metallica
Book
... Thousand Splendid Suns
Movie
... The Dark Knight
One Word to Describe Brady Hoke
... Motivator

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Ryan Glasgow

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#96 RYAN GLASGOW
Position: Defensive Lineman • Height: 6-4 • Weight: 294
Hometown: Aurora, Ill. • High School: Marmion Academy

Person who had the biggest influence on my life ... Dad, Kurt Becker
Person in history I'd most like to meet ... Abraham Lincoln
Best advice I ever received ... "The mind tires long before the body"
My advice to young kids ... Work hard
If I was to play another sport, it would be ... Basketball
My favorite football player growing up
... Brian Urlacher
Breakfast cereal
... Cinnamon Toast Crunch
Cartoon/TV show growing up
... Dragon Ball Z
TV channel
... ESPN
Musician or music group
... Drake
Video Game
... NCAA Football
Class Subject
... Economics

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Daniel Gibbs

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#79 DANIEL GIBBS
Position: Offensive Lineman • Height: 6-7 • Weight: 311
Hometown: Birmingham, Mich. • High School: Seaholm

After my football career I would like to ... Practice as an orthopedic surgeon
Person who had the biggest influence on my life ... Besides parents, late football coach Nick Deane
My advice to young kids ... Do the right thing
Pre-game ritual ... Visualization
My favorite football player growing up ... Jake Long
Cartoon/TV show growing up ... Recess
TV channel ... Discovery Channel
Book ... Wheel of Time Series by Robert Jordan
Sports Hero ... Jake Long
Superhero ... Hulk

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Kenny Allen

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#91 KENNY ALLEN
Position: Kicker/Punter • Height: 6-3 • Weight: 205
Hometown: Fenton, Mich. • High School: Fenton

After my football career I would like to ... Go to the NFL or become a coach
Person who had the biggest influence on my life
... My family, every member
The most famous person I have ever met
... Desmond Howard
Best advice I ever received (and from whom)
... "Doesn't matter what people think, matters how you feel" - Grandpa
If I was to play another sport, it would be
... Soccer
My favorite football player growing up
... Jason Hanson
Nobody knows I can
... Dunk a basketball
Sports Hero
... Zoltan Mesko
Superhero
... Batman
Video Game
... Halo
Class Subject
... History

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Bo Dever

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#3 BO DEVER
Position: Wide Receiver • Height: 6-2 • Weight: 193
Hometown: Lake Forest, Ill. • High School: Lake Forest

Person who had the biggest influence on my life ... My mom and dad
The most famous person I have ever met
... Bo Schembechler
Best advice I ever received (and from whom)
... "Be you and don't let anyone ever change you" - Grandma
My advice to young kids
... Work hard to be the best you can be on and off the field
First job
... Caddy at a golf club
Hobbies
... Golfing
Pre-game ritual
... Watching "Remember the Titans"
If I was to play another sport, it would be
... Basketball
My favorite football player growing up
... Jerry Rice
Nobody knows I can
... Juggle

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