What is your full
Michael Fernando Salazar.
Is that a family
Yes, my Grandfather is named Fernando Horatio Salazar.
Was he born in
No, he was born and raised in Mexico and moved to the U.S. for medical school.
Where are you from?
Lawrenceville, New Jersey.
What is Lawrenceville
best known for?
Have you ever met
No, and the funny thing is, we share the same birthday.
Are you a fan of the
Yeah, I watch it on occasion.
Right now, what is
your favorite show on T.V.?
"Go On" with Matthew Perry
What music are you
listening to right now?
I am really into O.A.R. "Hey Girl" and "That Was a Crazy Game of Poker" are my favorite two songs.
What are your
Shawshank Redemption, Matrix trilogy, and Forest Gump.
Who is your favorite
Matt Light, the former left tackle for the Patriots.
Did you always watch
offensive linemen when you watched football?
No, I didn't even start watching football until my senior year of high school because I didn't start playing until my junior year.
What sport did you
Soccer and Tennis.
How much bigger have
you gotten since you got to William and Mary?
About 10 or 15 pounds, but I gained 80-90 pounds in just a couple of years while in high school.
Is that what took you
off of the soccer field?
I went to a boarding school, and my freshman year roommate was a football player. I had been complaining about all of the running from soccer, and he told me I should just play football.
Has anyone if your
family played football before you?
No, my family is academics and never really played sports. My dad went to Princeton, my uncle went to MIT and my aunt went to another Ivy League school. My dad played hockey in college, so that is where I get my athletic ability from.
If you could have one
attainable ability, what would it be?
R&B or Pop type singing.
What is your favorite
My dad makes homemade Osobuka and I always have him make it for me when I go home.
Growing up I rooted
Growing up I rooted for the Buffalo Bills.
What is the best
class you have taken at William and Mary?
I think the most fun class would be Intro to Beginning Acting. There were a bunch of football players in that class, and every day she would give us a scene to act out and have fun.
What was the best
role that you think you played?
I did a scene from "Forest Gump" when Forest is speaking to Jenny after she has died.
Did it make everybody
Yes, a couple of people were tearing and I was crying.
Where do you hope to
be in 10 years, beyond football?
My brother and I always talk about opening up a gym and turning it into a chain if we are successful.
If you could trade
places with anyone right now, who would it be?
Carmelo Anthony, because he is my favorite basketball player.
What has been your
favorite moment of your career here?
Richmond game 2010.
If you could play any
other position on the field, what would it be?
Boundary Corner, because you get to be athletic, you have the least amount of mental preparation, and you get to make interceptions.
Who is the best
athlete you have ever competed against?
Dion Lewis, for the Philadelphia Eagles. I played against him in high school. His team had 84 yards rushing and he had an 82 yard touchdown.
What is your favorite spot on campus?
I really like the path between the Crim Dell and the Sunken Gardens.
Who in the offensive
line has the biggest personality?
I would have to go with me. Also, Matt Crisafi is a huge goofball too.
What is your favorite
Bob Solderitch quote?
"There are five plays in a game that make the difference between a win and a loss. You don't know which ones they are going to be."
Describe this years' Tribe
Hardworking, relentless, trustworthy, smart, and athletic.
One young player on
offense you see having a big year?
Tre McBride, he is already having a huge year for us as a true sophomore wide receiver.
What is your dream
Commissioner of the NFL.