- Name: Eli Barrett
- Height: 6ft 1 in
- Weight: 210 lbs
- Position: Safety
- College: Wartburg College
- Twitter: @erbarrett7
What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?
• Dirty Dog
When breaking down your film what will stick out?
• Work Ethic, confidence, hype man, speed, strength.
If you won the lotto, what is the first thing you would do with the money?
• Build a Dome/stadium for Wartburg Football
What has been your biggest failure?
• In high school Disqualifying my shuttle hurdle relay team at districts (Were ranked 2nd in state)
What do your teammates say is your best quality?
• My leadership, work ethic, and determination
Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?
• Sam Joerger
Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?
• Barrett 50 Cal
What is your degree in, if you do not make it as a football player, what is your dream job?
• Being teacher and coach.
What is your coolest life moment?
• Winning a big game in football or vacationing to Dominican Republic with family.
What song would you sing at Karaoke night?
• You Make my dreams (Come True)
If you could pick any actor to play you in a movie, who are you picking?
• Adam Sandler
Who is your favorite football team?
• Dallas Cowboys
If you had a warning label, what would yours say?
• “I’m a try hard.”
What is your biggest fear?
• Losing a big game
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Take us through game day, How do you prepare?
• 5 sets of 1 heavy back squat. Go eat some breakfast. Take a shower. 30 min nap. Head over to locker room about 1 hour and 15 mins before we go out. Listen to music to get into the zone and talk with teammates before game.
Do you have any hobbies?
• I love playing sports, spending time outdoors, and spending time with friends and family.
If you had to compare yourself to someone in the NFL, who would that be?
• Jeff Heath.
Who has been the biggest influence on your life and explain why?
• I would say my parents. They have always pushed me to be the best best I can in everything I do. They have always had a passion for football and they passed that onto me.
What motivates you to work hard?
• I wanted to be great in the sport I love most. Ever since I was in 7th grade, everything I have done from a physical standpoint I have done for football. I have put my life into this sport and I never want to quit playing, even though I know I will have to eventually. Some of the greatest things in life are captured, learned, and created in the sport of football.