One on one with Sean Millington

CAMERON MAXWELL -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 12:28 PM ET

How the hell are ya?

Oh you know, doing pretty good.

It's Saturday night and you're not commentating or working. What are you going to do?

Probably chill at home, maybe go to a movie or play some video games. Something like that.

Pick five words to describe yourself.

Free-spirited and lots of fun.

What were you like in high school?

I was outgoing, pretty energetic and big into sports. I was a bit of a geek, actually.

What's your most treasured material possession?

Right off the top, I'd have to say my Grey Cup rings.

What's your poison?

Video games. I spend too much time playing the stupid things. I do know that.

Does the wife get angry?

Yup. She, on occasion, might get on my case for it.

Who was the last person you punched and why?

I'm sure the last person I punched was in the football context but, honestly, I can't remember who.

What's the best advice you ever received?

I was speaking with coach (Bill) Parcells in New York and he told me that I was a diamond in the rough and that I just needed to get more experience. He said I should get that experience in the CFL and work hard there and things would work out. He was right.

What repairs can you do on your car?

I can do a fair bit, actually. Everything from changing the oil to the brakes, sparkplugs. I've done most of a transmission and broke down an engine. I've got a friend with a mechanic shop, so that helps me kind of get in there.

If you could be any athlete, who would you be and why?

I think I would like to be Michael Jordan. I've always enjoyed basketball and would have preferred to play it in university. He epitomizes so much of the game, so why not be the best of the best.

What's your culinary specialty? Omelettes. I can make a pretty mean omelette, I would say.

Do you have a funky cellphone ring tone?

No, mine's old school. I have a ring like on one of the old phones. Brriiinggg, Brriiinggg.

Who's the most famous person on your speed dial?

In my phonebook I'd have to say (Hollywood actor) Christopher Judge.

What TV series do you want to own DVD?

The OC.

What's your favourite unhealthy food?

Cheese Pleasers. They're a version of Cheezies.

Where do you want to holiday?

I'd like to go to Jamaica again.

What's the best concert you've ever seen?

I've seen a lot of good concerts ... probably Earth Wind and Fire, back in the late '80s in Vancouver at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

If you weren't broadcasting or playing sports, what would you be doing?

I'd probably be a fireman.

Do you collect your own memorabilia?

Some and I try to keep as many news clippings as possible. I've got cards, too, so anything I come across I tend to hold onto.

What trait do you admire most in people?

Willpower.

Did you like to sign autographs?

I didn't mind it. It got a little tedious if I was there for hours.

Do you guys have a pet?

We have a cat named Pebbles. She's my wife's cat, technically speaking.

What would we always find in your fridge?

Cheese -- cheddar cheese. I always have cheddar cheese.

What happens after we die?

Well, those of us that make good decisions go to Heaven and those of us that didn't, don't go.

What was the best year of your life?

It would be 2003, the year I got married.

I know the answer to this one -- book or video game?

(Laughs) It tends to be video games unfortunately.

What's the game dejour?

Currently I'm playing Medal of Honor: Frontline.

What's your greatest fear?

Rats. I don't like rats.

What's your worst habit?

Procrastination.

What movie made you teary-eyed? The Notebook.

Could you be convinced to karaoke and, if so, what song would you do?

Maybe a little Hendrix.

What song?

Let me stand next to your fire.


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