Cardinal Capsule: Ryan Fernandez
Nov. 23, 2001
We are so close as a family and we do so many things together, that you'll see a team out there with one drive and one mission and that's to win the game.
Anything with a Hispanic origin has become my nickname.
If you could have dinner with a famous person, living or dead, who would it be:
Place you haven't been you would most like to visit:
Any European country.
Something about yourself most people don't know
That when I got here, I was very shy and didn't like to speak to others and wasn't very outgoing.
Best advice you ever received:
'Live life to the fullest and take advantage of your opportunities.'
If you were going on a road trip and could only take one CD, which one would you take:
If you could play another sport at Stanford, what would it be:
Track, it's probably one of my favorite sports.
Opponent you would most like to beat:
Our next opponent.
The best part about being a student-athlete at Stanford is:
Knowing that I can compete at a high level of athletics, but can still compete in the classroom with students who aren't athletes.
Most influential person in your life:
My immediate family- they've been the most supportive.
If I won $1 million dollars, I would:
Definitely invest most of it. I've always loved kids, so I'd probably start something to help them out.
Samuel L. Jackson.
Which of your teammates do you admire the most and why:
Coy Wire, because he shows so much passion in everything he does and goes all out. Brian Allen is another one because watching him in practice he runs hard in every single play. I see him as the hardest running back in the Pac-10 because he runs as hard as he can.
One word that describes you:
Favorite non-football activity: