One on one with Randy Chevrier

CAMERON MAXWELL -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 10:13 AM ET

HOW THE DEVIL ARE YA?

I'm doing very well.

IT'S SATURDAY NIGHT AND YOU'RE NOT PLAYING, WHAT ARE YOU GONNA DO?

Probably go to a nice restaurant in town and keep it low key.

PICK FIVE WORDS TO DESCRIBE YOURSELF.

Outgoing, friendly, talkative, positive and energetic.

WHAT WERE YOU LIKE AT SCHOOL?

I was the class clown.

WHAT IS YOUR POISON?

Chocolate. Food.

WHAT'S YOUR MOST UNPLEASANT CHARACTERISTIC?

Forgetfulness/lack of time management.

WHAT'S THE MOST RIDICULOUS THING YOU'VE EVER BOUGHT?

A massage chair. Then I returned it three weeks later. It worked but I got cut by the Dallas Cowboys, so I said "ugh," I'm bringing it back.

WHAT'S THE BEST ADVICE YOU EVER RECEIVED?

I don't know if it was good advice but they told me I'd never make it anywhere. They told me I'd never play at a CGEP (Quebec college) level in college.

WAS THAT FROM HIGH SCHOOL COACHES?

No, a CGEP coach. He told me I'd never play at that level. That was the best advice I got because it pushed me to go harder.

WHAT WAS THE FIRST CAR YOU EVER OWNED?

A 2002 Volkswagon Jetta. I took the bus before that.

WHAT REPAIRS CAN YOU DO ON YOUR CAR?

I can change the tire and that's about it.

WHAT'S YOUR CULINARY SPECIALTY?

Omelettes.

WHAT'S YOUR CELLPHONE RING TONE?

Either the Star Wars or Star Trek theme.

WHO'S THE MOST FAMOUS PERSON IN YOUR CELLPHONE MEMORY?

There's lots of Stamps players but beside that it would be Taz, the wrestling commentator.

WHAT TV SERIES DO YOU WANT TO OWN ON DVD?

24 or Sopranos. I never watch them because I don't tune in to anything.

WHERE DO YOU WANT TO HOLIDAY?

Where I have options to do stuff but I plan on doing nothing.

IF YOU WEREN'T A FOOTBALL PLAYER WHAT WOULD YOU BE DOING?

I'd be selling mortgages at Mortgage Alliance.

DO YOU COLLECT YOUR OWN MEMORABILIA?

Not really, unless it's given to me by people. I'll keep anything that I happen to come across but I don't go looking for stuff.

DO YOU LIKE TO SIGN AUTOGRAPHS?

Yup, you bet.

DO YOU HAVE A PET?

I have two dogs, both shelter dogs. One I got from a pound in L.A., the other is from a pound in Cochrane. The one from Cochrane, she's a young border collie mix and the other one is just the fastest dog I've ever seen. The fast dog is Zeus and Rogue's the other one.

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER WE DIE?

We all hopefully go to heaven.

WHAT WAS THE BEST YEAR OF YOUR LIFE?

It would have to be the period between the summer of 2000 to the summer of 2001.

HOW COME?

I got stabbed in 2000 then came back and played my final year of university, which I shouldn't have played, and I had the best year ever, got voted to go to the East/West Shrine game and then I got drafted in the NFL (by Jacksonville). I played in the NFL, so that was pretty neat. I'd also have to say 2003, winning the Grey Cup and I got married that year, too. They're very equal. Now we're having a kid in October, so I'm sure this one's going to be very memorable.

YOU HAVE A FEW HOURS TO KILL. BOOK OR VIDEO GAME?

Video game all the time.

WHAT GAMES?

Halo on Xbox. I beat all the guys on the Stampeders. They call me the Code. That nickname was given to me because every time I play them, I beat them so bad that they thought I had all the codes to the game. Everybody else makes up their own monikers, but I never had to.

WHAT'S YOUR GREATEST FEAR?

Not being able to provide for my family.

WHAT MAKES YOU LAUGH?

Silliness -- my own or other people's, it doesn't matter.

EVER ORDER PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING ON PAY PER VIEW?

Yes. All the time. That's my second career if I wasn't playing football but my wife wouldn't let me or else I would have come to Calgary to be in the Hart school.

ANY SUPERSTITIONS?

I'm working on them. I'm kind of superstitious but I'm trying not to be but I do have a lucky T-shirt that I've been wearing since college. It says 'Mess with the best, I like the rest."

WHAT'S THE UGLIEST THING IN YOUR WARDROBE?

Probably my old Edmonton Eskimos T-shirts.

COULD YOU BE CONVINCED TO KARAOKE, AND IF SO, WHAT SONG WOULD YOU DO?

I'd do any song and they could convince me to do it any time. The problem is they try to convince me not to do it.


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