Up Close & Personal: Ole Miss

Shea Patterson
Number: 20 • Position: Quarterback • Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Shreveport, Louisiana


 What’s your pregame song? Anything by Drake

What’s your favorite Game Day tradition?
Walking through The Grove, Walk of Champions

What are you currently watching on Netflix?
I’m not on Netflix, but I do watch “Bloodline.”

What’s your earliest memory of football?
Behind the stadium bleachers at one of my older brother’s high school games. I broke some kid’s collarbone playing tackle football.

What is your favorite memory from your time at Ole Miss? After the win at Texas A&M

How do you handle pregame jitters? I don’t really get jitters before the game. Just anxious. I pray, be myself, calm down a little bit.

What is your favorite college course? Psychology

What is the biggest challenge you’ve ever had to overcome? Probably moving from Ohio to Texas when I was little

What’s the main thing that attracted you to Ole Miss’ football program? College town, genuine people in Oxford, Coach Freeze

What is your favorite spot in Oxford?
The Grillehouse

Who is your biggest fan? That’s a tough one. It’s either my dad or my girlfriend. They can fight for it.

If you could eat only one thing the rest of your life, what would it be? Honey walnut shrimp from Panda Express

If you could tell Ole Miss fans one thing, what would it be? We’re going to try to win it all soon.



Breeland Speaks
Number: 9 • Position: Defensive Tackle • Class: Junior
Hometown: Jackson, Mississippi


 What’s your pregame song? “I don’t’ really have a pregame song, but a song that gets me hyped before a game is “Stranglehold” by Ted Nugent.

What’s your favorite Game Day tradition?
Praying on the No. 9 on the field

What are you currently watching on Netflix?
On Netflix I am watching “Gotham.” It’s great.

What’s your earliest memory of football?
Playing YMCA flag football because my dad was the coach

What is your favorite memory from your time at Ole Miss? Beating Alabama that first time when I was a freshman

How do you handle pregame jitters? I breathe.

What is the last book you read?
“To Kill a Mockingbird”

What is your favorite college course?
Any of my Criminal Justice classes

What is the biggest challenge you’ve ever had to overcome? Regaining my starting spot

What’s the main thing that attracted you to Ole Miss’ football program? The family atmosphere on campus and within the football program

What is your favorite spot in Oxford?
Ajax Diner on The Square

Who is your biggest fan? My daughter, because she’s my daughter and I’m her dad

If you could eat only one thing the rest of your life, what would it be? Loaded baked potatoes

If you could tell Ole Miss fans one thing, what would it be? “Hotty Toddy”



Gary Wunderlich
Number: 97 • Position: Kicker/Punter • Class: Senior
Hometown: Memphis, Tennessee


What’s your pregame song? “Get Paid” by Young Dolph

What’s your favorite Game Day tradition? Lock the Vaught
 
What are you currently watching on Netflix? “House of Cards”

What’s your earliest memory of football? I remember playing flag football way back in like 2nd or 3rd grade and playing receiver.

What is your favorite memory from your time at Ole Miss? Beating Alabama. I can’t pick which time; they were both awesome.

How do you handle pregame jitters? Talk about non-football things with some teammates

What is the last book you read? I honestly can’t remember the last book I read, which is bad.

What is the biggest challenge you’ve ever had to overcome? I would say this whole football situation the past year has been pretty tough. I feel like the team has handled it very well.

What’s the main thing that attracted you to Ole Miss’ football program? The tradition and the people. The love the fans have for the university is incredible. I wanted to be a part of that.

What is your favorite spot in Oxford? Big fan of the Boure balcony. Solid spot.

Who is your biggest fan? My mom. I really can’t explain, I just know.

If you could eat only one thing the rest of your life, what would it be? Chicken tenders

If you could tell Ole Miss fans one thing, what would it be? I appreciate all their support through the good and bad times. We are working hard for you, and I hope we can come out this season and win some games and make you all proud.

 

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