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Too on One | Dennis Erickson

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Posted: Saturday, April 4, 2009 4:21 pm | Updated: 2:24 am, Sat Oct 8, 2011.

Too on One: Sun Devils coach tells how football is bad for his golf game.

Q: How’s your golf game?

A: I haven’t played enough, but I’m playing pretty good.

Q: What do you shoot?

A: My handicap is a 15. I’m shooting in the mid-80s.

Q: Is that a sandbag handicap?

A: Every handicap is a sandbag handicap.

Q: Does your game suffer once August hits and practice begins?

A: It’s good in the summer when I have some vacation time, and then it goes to hell.

Q: Do you ever play during the season?

A: No. Being so busy, it doesn’t even bother me. And really, I’m not working so hard trying to get on the Senior Tour.

Up close and personal

Favorite movie: For The Love Of The Game

Favorite TV show: The Mentalist

What do you drive: Whatever they give me

Song you would sing if you were on American Idol: You Ain’t Nothing But A Hound Dog.

Superstitions: Depends on whether we’re winning or losing. If things are going well, keep same things. If not, I change all the time.”

Worst habit: Probably being a workaholic.

What’s your ringtone: Just a regular ring

First job: I worked at a strawberry cannery in Everett, Wash. Then I was a longshoreman for three years in high school.

Last supper on earth: Hamburger and French fries.

Person you’d love to switch places with for a day: Tiger Woods

Favorite city to visit: Cour d’Alene, Idaho

One food you refuse to eat: Snails.

Favorite fast food or restaurant item: Hamburger at Whataburger or In-N-Out.

Your hero: My dad.

Your bucket list: Go to the Rose Bowl. Go to the Rose Bowl. Go to the Rose Bowl. Go to the Rose Bowl. Win a national championship.

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