Cardinal Capsule: Matt Friedrichs
Oct. 12, 2001
The Stanford football team will be fun to watch this year because:
We're excited and have a team with great chemistry.
Fried rice, because of the spelling of my last name.
Favorite Music Artist:
My grandmother's Italian food.
Favorite TV Show:
Ted Johnson, linebacker from the New England Patriots. Johnson went to the same high school.
Best advice you ever received:
'Never get too high, never get too low.'
Favorite midnight snack:
If you were going on a road trip and could only take one CD, which one wouldyou take:
Most prized possession:
My fiance, Katie.
If you could play another sport at Stanford, what would it be:
Basketball or track.
Opponent you would most like to beat:
UCLA because my cousin plays there.
The best part about being a student-athlete at Stanford is:
You're surrounded by great people and a great support network. There a lot of great individuals and quite a few people to meet.
Most influential person in your life:
Favorite gameday meal:
We eat at the Hotel Sofitel, and they have this pasta with meat sauce that's really good. And of course, their rolls are also really good.
If I won $1 million dollars, I would:
Put my family up and buy them a house. I would also invest some of it and save it for my marriage to my fiance.
What I like most about my hometown:
Two seconds from the beach.
Which of your teammates do you admire the most and why:
Randy Fasani, because he's a great athlete. I was his roommate for a couple of years and he has high morals, works hard and is just a great guy.
One word that describes you:
I'm not sure, I try not to worry so maybe something along those lines.
A friend from another college football team:
Cousin, Brandon Chillar, plays linebacker for UCLA.