Around the Horned - First Edition

In the first edition of Around the Horned - faithful of the Purple and White will be introduced to a new side of their favorite TCU student-athletes, coaches and staff members.

Have you ever looked at those who don the Purple and White and wondered what their lives are like off of the field of action? In Around the Horned - fans will get an opportunity to find out what goes through the heads of football's Andy Dalton, volleyball's Lauren Otto, soccer's Angie Nickens and sports medicine's Chris Hall through a series of questions.


Andy Dalton
Soph. | Quarterback

Lauren Otto
Jr. | Outside Hitter
Women's Volleyball

Angie Nickens
Director of Operations
Women's Soccer

Chris Hall
Sports Medicine

When I see _____ on TV - I have to watch
The Office
I'm kind of what you call obsessed
The news...
because I try to get to bed after watching it
My favorite sports memory as a kid was...
Making my little league baseball all-star team as a 10-year-old
Playing volleyball with my sister
Running from tennis to a basketball game to cheerleading then soccer in one day
Being there when Hank Aaron hit his 715th home run to break the home run record
If I had musical talent - I would love to have a duet with...

Carrie Underwood
James Otto...
Garth Brooks or Celine Dion
The Beatles...
McCarthy and Lennon were (and still are) incredible
My first car was...
1994 Isuzu Trooper
Red Ford Escape XLT
Chevy S-10 Sports Package...
The bed had a hard top with hydraulics... lol
Ford Gran Torino
My favorite place to have dinner with friends is...
La Playa Maya, Fuzzy's or any Sushi
Joe T. Garcia's...
Great food and a great atmosphere
Any Tex-Mex place I can find
The best place that I traveled for vacation was...
Purgatory, Colorado...
It's the best place to ski
To the lake with my family...
It was so relaxing
Cruise around the Hawaiian Islands
The cruise is the only way to go
The best part of the Oscars is...
I don't watch it
The performances
All the dress and hairstyles
When it's over
The best part of my summer was...
Playing golf every weekend
My brother getting married
Spending time with my friends... and #6
Sitting down after a long day with a cold one and watching the sun go down
The first website that I look at in the morning is...
Facebook or my horoscope...
I'm so lame
Assistant Coach...
Our injury tracking system
When it comes to skiing - I jump in the water or hit the slopes...
Water for sure...
Cold weather is my kryptonite
Hard and ugly
The last movie I watched was...
Simon Birch
Old School
House Bunny
The Dark Knight
The best part of my day is...
After practice - just watching TV and relaxing
Getting into bed
Getting to lay on the couch
Waking up with my wife and kids...
Because I know they are safe
The person who always makes me laugh during the day is...
Tyler and Sam...
Friends from back home who send me funny text messages
Michelle Royal...
She keeps the office very entertaining for me
My staff and athletic training students
My favorite book is...
The Bible
Harry Potter
Can You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella
I don't have one...
I love political autobiographies
My guilty pleasure is...
I don't have any
Ice cream
Cellas' dark chocolate covered cherries and Black Forest Sundae from Braum's
Blue Bell triple chocolate ice cream
I got into athletics because...
I enjoy playing sports
I was tall and my brother and sister both played sports
I would never sit still and made a competition out of everything
It was a way to be involved and make a difference in someone's life
I'd love to be talented at this sport...
The last concert that I went to was...
I don't remember
Wade Bowen
Wolfdance in Sundance Square...
It was incredibly hot that day
Bruce Springsteen
My favorite food at a ball game is...
Cotton Candy
Nachos with jalapenos
I don't know...
One day I hope to experience a game from the stands
If I had one wish - I'd wish for...
A lot of things
More wishes or eternal happiness
My grandfather to watch me play one collegiate game
A lifetime of wishes...
Maybe I'd be able to get something done
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