July 21, 2014
Each weekday this summer a new cadet-athlete will be featured in Getting to Know, a Q&A series where Army fans can read about their favorite players. Today's cadet is senior football player Angel Santiago.
NAME: Angel Santiago
HOMETOWN: Fontana, Calif.
MAJOR: Systems Management
DESCRIBE COACH MONKEN: A man who demands toughness and discipline, and a coach who cares about his players and has the desire to win in every aspect of life.
FAVORITE ATHLETE: Drew Brees
FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: New York Giants
BEST PART OF ARMY FOOTBALL: The bond formed with my teammates.
FAVORITE STADIUM TO PLAY IN: Michie Stadium. Our home field is the best!
OPPONENT MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING: Navy
HOW ARE YOU SPENDING YOUR SUMMER: CLDT, CTLT, and Stap.
TO RELAX, I: turn some music on or talk to my family.
FAVORITE MEAL: Puerto Rican rice and beans
FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Cancun, Mexico
MY IPOD HAS: a lot of Drake, Kendrick Lamar, YG, and School Boy Q
FAVORITE PART OF ARMY GAMEDAY: The feeling after the game, and the moment shared with my brothers after a victory.
DESCRIBE ARMY FOOTBALL: The toughest group of guys that will stop at nothing and will keep working until we have accomplished our goals.
ARMY'S OFFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE: Terry Baggett
ARMY’S DEFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE: Josh Jenkins
WHAT PLAYER WILL SURPRISE PEOPLE IN 2014: Andrew King
WHO IS STRONGEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Stephen Shumaker
WHO IS FASTEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Tony Giovannelli
WHO IS FUNNIEST PLAYER ON TEAM: T.J. Atimalala
WHICH PLAYER IS MOST LIKLEY TO BECOME A GENERAL: Cody Jackson
WHAT TEAM THAT IS NOT ON OUR SCHEDULE WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY: I would like to play at The Swamp against Florida. I think the experience in that stadium with their wild fans would be crazy.
I FOLLOW HOW MANY PEOPLE ON TWITTER: I actually do not use twitter.
2014 Getting to Know Archive