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Catching Up With...Vonta Leach


As a linebacker at East Carolina, Vonta Leach got his nickname "Big Bruiser" for delivering big hits on the defensive side of the ball. Leach made the switch to fullback his junior season and has been "bruising" linebackers ever since. recently sat down with the "Big Bruiser" to see how he would take on our random questions.

Who is your favorite athlete besides other football players?

Leach: I'd have to say Michael Jordan. He was without a doubt the greatest athlete.

What was your favorite class you took in college?

I would have to say one of my child development/family relations classes. I liked them because they were real life classes. Something I could relate to.

Who is the best player you have played against?

There have been a lot of good players I've played against, so it's hard to name just one. I just can't answer that.

What is something you can't go without on a daily basis?

It's got to be my cell phone. If I don't have that I can't get in touch with anyone. They also will not be able to get in touch with me.

If you could describe the Packers fans in one word what would it be?

They are great, wonderful, excited. You can't use just one word to describe the Packers fans.

If you could sum up Head Coach Mike McCarthy in one word what would it be?


Do you have any pre-game rituals?

No, not really. I just make sure that I listen to my IPod and get ready for game time.

What is the most trouble you ever got in as a kid?

The most trouble I got in? (laughing) I used to beat up the other little kids.(still laughing) I'd always get in trouble for that.

Playstation or XBOX


What is the best prank you have ever pulled?

The best prank I ever pulled? (Laughing just thinking about it) I pulled a prank when I was in college. I told all of my teammates we didn't have practice on April Fools' Day and no one came to practice. I told the coaches no one was there and we got out of practice. (Still Laughing)

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