Random Questions With Bill Ferrario


**For those of you who have ever wanted to peek inside the mind of a Packers player, here's your chance. For those who wish they knew more about a player than his statistics and position on the depth chart, this is for you.

It was with those desires in mind that Packers.com peppered several Packers players with a series of Random Questions. Here's what happened when we put offensive guard Bill Ferrario in the hot seat:**

If you weren't playing football in the NFL, what would you be doing?

"Playing third base for the New York Yankees or teaching."

What person did you look up to as a teenager? Who were your sports heroes?

"My mom and dad and Marc Spindler, he played football for the Detroit Lions and was from my hometown and went to my high school."

If you could have dinner with any 3 people who would it be?

"Jesus, Paul Castellano and Joe DiMaggio."

What sports teams did you cheer for growing up?

"New York Yankees and Detroit Lions."

What do you like to do on your free days?

"Lay on the couch and watch TV."

Where would you take your next vacation?

"Florida Keys."

Your dad is a prison guard in Scranton, PA., have you ever spent the day with him or do you think you would want to do that kind of work?

"I have spent the day with him a couple times. It's interesting to go there and see it, but I wouldn't want to be in that type of position and work with those people. I'd rather work with kids in school."

Who's the first person you call after a game?

"Mom and Dad."

You were a history major at Wisconsin, if you could go back to any time in history, what would it be?

"I'd say 1930's-1950's in New York because I like that Godfather-type era, pizza parlors and everybody hanging out on the streets playing cards."

What is your favorite food? Can you cook? What's your best dish?

"Pasta is my favorite food and the best thing I can make, I can cook pasta and cook on the grill. The day of a game I usually eat eggs and toast."

What's your favorite TV Show?

"The Sopranos."

Do you have any phobias?

"I'm afraid of heights."

What's your favorite movie?


You just got married in May, has married life changed you at all?

"Marriage has made me more family-oriented even though we don't have kids, but just in the aspect of a family lifestyle and being concerned about more than just myself, being concerned about my wife, her family and my family all together."

What type of music did you listen to in high school?

"I listened to everything, but I'm going to stick with the Italian theme and say Frank Sinatra because every night at dinner we would listen to Italian music no matter what."

Who would play you in a movie about your life?

"James Gandolfini who is "Tony Soprano" on The Sopranos."

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