Originally posted on Nittany Lions Den  |  Last updated 4/24/12
Have you ever watched a press conference for an NFL player or interview with a college football star and think to yourself “what in the world are they doing?” Well, believe it or not, reporters often find themselves wondering the same thing. Based off my experience interviewing both college and professional football players, here are the top five questions I really want to ask during an interview: 1. Uhh, ya know, can you like, ya know, make a complete sentence? Is there anything worse than hearing an athlete use the same verbal filler over and over again? Personally, I think not. When I interview an athlete and they say “and uhhh…like…uhhh” every other word, it’s very hard to follow what they’re actually trying to say, and for viewers, it’s a huge distraction. People made jokes about New York Jets’ quarterback Tim Tebow and his rather enthusiastic press conference when he used the word “excited” 45 times, but that is nothing compared to Miami Dolphins defensive end and former Nittan
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