Getting to Know...Nate Wilcox-Fogel

Sept. 17, 2008

Nate Wilcox-Fogel grew up in the shadows of Hoover Tower. A fifth-year senior who made the team as a walk-on in 2004, Nate attended nearby Menlo School in Atherton, where he lettered in football, basketball and lacrosse.

A back-up wide receiver and a valuable special teams contributor, Nate has lettered each of the last two seasons after not seeing any game action in his first two seasons on The Farm. His hard work and determination paid off this year, as he was elevated to scholarship status early in fall camp.

After earning his undergraduate degree in public policy, Nate is currently working on his master's in management science and engineering.

Meet Nate Wilcox-Fogel.

Use four words to describe yourself.
Determined, loyal, easy-going, disciplined.

What is your pregame routine?
Listening to calming music; sprinting the full length of the field.

What is your favorite sports team?
San Francisco Giants

What do you miss most about home?
Mom and Dad.

Who is the most impressive person you've ever met?
Fred Campbell (former Stanford linebacker).

What's your favorite Coach Harbaugh saying?
'You know I'm right.'

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Alaska

What's your favorite away stadium?(br>The Rose Bowl

What's your favorite pre-game ritual?
I always tie the same shoe first.

What is the best piece of advice you have received?
If it doesn't kill you, it will only make you stronger.

Who is your favorite musical artist?
Brad Paisley

What is your favorite spot on campus?
Lake Lagunitas

What is your favorite class at Stanford?
Greek Mythology

Name one player on offense and defense that you think will surprise people this year.
Ben Muth (offense) and Wopamo Osaisai (defense)

Besides football, what is your favorite sport?
Baseball

My favorite all-time movie is?
Dumb and Dumber

What do you do to relax after games?
Watch episodes of Entourage.

Who is the toughest player on the team?
Fred Campbell

Who was your favorite sports idol as a kid?
Will Clark

One thing people might not know about me?
Stanford is closer to my home than my high school.

What is your perfect meal?
Two large pepperoni and mushroom pizzas.

What team would you like to see added to the schedule?
Nebraska

Which one of your teammates is the next American Idol?
Ben Muth

What makes student-athlete experience at Stanford so special?
The people you interact with both on and off the field.

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