Off The Field With Eric Oldiges

Eric Oldiges

Nicknames: Jethro, Sloth, Big Meech

Favorite Musician: Led Zeppelin    

Favorite Book: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Favorite Song: Alethea by Robin Trower

Favorite Actor: Clint Eastwood    

Favorite Movie: The Shawshank Redemption

Favorite TV Show: Dragon Ball Z    

Favorite Sport other than Football: Golf

Favorite Sports Figure: Charles Barkley    

Favorite Spot on Campus: Crossroads

Favorite Class at Holy Cross: Readings in 20th-Century American Literature

Pre-Game Routine: Put on my iPod and read over tip sheets.

Favorite Road Trip: Lafayette in 2010

One Word to Describe Coach Gilmore: Determined

One Team I would Like to Add to the Schedule: Boston College

Nobody Knows How Much I Like: Writing Poetry

Title of My Autobiography: Sonnets of Myself

Craziest Ambition: Visit Every Country in the World    

Dream Job: Novelist    

Favorite Web Site:

Person I Admire Most: Grandpa Hughes

Most Influential Person in My Life: My Father

Best Word to Describe Me: Quirky

Thing I am Most Thankful for: My Family

One Person from History I Would Like to Have Dinner with: Thomas Jefferson

Most Famous Person I've Met: Anthony Munoz

Advice to Young Athletes: Do what you love; it's the only way to succeed.

This story originally appeared in the September 1 edition of the Holy Cross Game Day Program, for the contest between the Crusaders and Massachusetts. To order a copy of the program, click here.