The Breakfast Buzz - Andrew Gardner

The Breakfast Buzz - Andrew Gardner

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The Breakfast Buzz - Andrew Gardner


Introducing … Andrew Gardner

School: Mead (Fairwood, Wash.)

Sport: Cross country, track

Year: Class of 2013

My dream job, outside of being a professional athlete, would be … a water polo player

If you’d see my iPod, you’d find … The Fresh Prince

I currently drive a … PT Cruiser

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Someday, I’d like to be driving a …

The best part about my hometown is… my friend’s house

My dream city to be living in 10 years from now is … wherever the Olympics will be

The ultimate compliment is when I get compared with … Ray Allen and Chris Paul

If I could be teammates with one pro athlete in any sport, it’d be…LeBron James

If I could meet anybody, it would be … Steve Prefontaine

The greatest meal ever is … Orange chicken

Best movie of all-time is … Cool Runnings

My favorite pro team is … Los Angeles Kings

Worst thing about pro sports is … Politics

Best uniforms in sports belong to … Philadelphia Eagles

One thing my coach always says that I’ll never forget … “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”.

I will consider myself a success when I … compete in the Olympics

If I won the lottery, the first thing I’d buy is … ice cream just to say how good life is

If I could tell one person thanks, it would be … my mother for encouraging me to do many things

– Sarah Gearhart

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I recently had an extensive conversation with Myles Turner about his ascension from unranked, unknown player to No. 10 in the country in a matter of two months.

How crazy is that?

I mean I respect recruiting rankings, but, from a player’s standpoint, if that doesn’t tell you all you need to know nothing will.

You can’t get so caught up in where you’re ranked that you lose focus on getting better.

I know this sounds all “boy scout pride” but, honestly, you’ve just got to focus on being the best player that you can be.

Whatever your weakness is, perfect it.

If you do that there’s a strong chance that you won’t pay to go to college.

And as a person who’s been through the student loan hustle, trust me, free tuition is a phenomenal look.


“Probably Fall Out Boy. I listen to them a lot.” – Former Loganville (Loganville, Ga.) baseball star Clint Frazier who was drafted No. 7 overall by Cleveland Indians

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