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Question and Answer with Wide Receiver Robbie Rollins

Oct. 28, 2005

What is something that most people don’t know about you?

“Most people probably don’t know that I’m marrying my fiancée Fran in February.”

What would be your ultimate Sports Center highlight?

“I’d like to catch a winning touchdown pass against UGA.”

Tell about one visible scar…

“I have a scar on my chin from when I was six years old. I was on a merry-go-round and some big kids when spinning it a little faster than I wanted to go. I decided to jump off and my legs shot out from under me and I scrapped my chin.”

If you could relive any single family outing in your life, what would it be?

“When I was 13, my whole family went to Florida and we got to go deep-sea fishing. It was special to me because my dad usually doesn’t get to go on vacations and he was able to go on this one with us.”

If you could have season tickets for any team, sitting in any place in the stadium, which team would it be and where would you sit?

“I would sit at the 50-yard line of an Atlanta Falcons game.”

Who has had the greatest influence on your athletic career?

“My dad, because he’s never missed one of my games and has always been there to motivate me.”

If you were forced to give up all of your possessions but one, what would it be?

“I’d have to keep my cell phone because I need to be able to stay in touch with people.”

What is your best non-athletic talent?

“I can play the guitar and sing, but I can’t do it at the same time.”

What is the most valuable thing you’ve learned from being a college athlete?

“You have to learn to manage your time well.”

What is the best thing about being a college athlete at Tech?

“The best thing is that you get to register for classes earlier than anyone else.”

What won’t you miss about being a college athlete?

“I won’t miss early morning workouts, because it’s pretty hard to get up that early.”

What is your all-time favorite meal?

“Steak and potatoes at my family’s house along with peach cobbler for dessert.”

What team would you add to the schedule?

“Even though we’ve added them for next year, I’ve always wanted to play Notre Dame because they’re so well known and that’s one team you grow up watching.”

Besides Bobby Dodd Stadium, what is your favorite stadium to play in?

“I’d probably have to say playing at Clemson is great, because it gets so loud and crazy over there.”

Favorite musical artist:

“Garth Brooks. I own his entire collection.”

Favorite TV show:

“Nip Tuck. It’s a great show and is very provocative.”

Who is the person you would most like to meet (dead or alive)?

“Joe Montana. I’ve always respected him and he’s shown to be a great leader on and off the field.”

If you could play any other sport at Tech, what would it be?

“It would definitely be basketball, because I grew up playing it and I miss playing. I almost went to other colleges to play basketball but I decided to come here instead and play football.”

Name a professor that has had an impact on you here at Tech:

“Professor Michael Salomone. He was my international affairs professor and I’ve enjoyed his independent studies’ classes.”


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