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Eric Peterson, Published November 22 2013

Q & A with Bison senior linebacker Grant Olson

Q: If there was a movie made about your life, what actor would you want to play you?

A: He’s not alive, but I would have to say John Wayne. The best ever. I grew up watching him with my old man, so he’s my favorite.

What is your favorite sports movie?

“Remember the Titans” is my favorite sports movie.

What is your favorite social media platform?

Definitely Twitter. I don’t get on Facebook or any of that other stuff.

What was your favorite cartoon character as a kid?

I don’t have a favorite cartoon character, but my favorite show was Pokémon, even though I’m really embarrassed to admit that. … I always liked animals, so I thought it was sweet you could control animals and they could fight each other and stuff like that.

What two musical acts would you pick for your dream concert?

That would probably be Kenny Chesney and Garth Brooks, just because I know how legendary he is. We’ve got him in the locker room. We have a lot of fun listening to some Garth.

What’s your idea of a good vacation?

Anywhere with a nice, sandy beach and a little bit of shade. Just laying out and doing nothing.

What’s the proudest moment of your athletic career?

Wrestling for me in high school. my sophomore year was my first year that I ever wrestled, ever, and I made it to the state tournament.

What is your favorite jersey color to wear?

I really like the whites for some reason. I just think we look fresh in the whites.