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Passing time with Teddy Bridgewater
After three stellar years in Cardinal red and black,
Teddy Bridgewater is headed off to the NFL. But,
before he left, we slowed him down just long enough
to learn about his love for spaghetti, how he gradu-
ated in three years and how he came to embrace the
UofL: How tough was it leaving home for college
and what was your f rst impression of winter outside
Bridgewater: It was tough to leave my family, but
looking back, it was the best decision I have ever
made. It has been a great experience and leaving
Florida has taught me so much. On my visit there
was snow, but all of us from Florida had fun with
it! We had never seen snow before.
UofL: Favorite food?
Bridgewater: My mom's spaghetti
UofL: How do you feel you've grown as a person in
the last three years?
Bridgewater: I feel like I have grown tremendously.
When I f rst got here I was very shy and just
focused on becoming a better player. I have really
changed a lot though and am much more vocal
around my team and others.
UofL: When someone asks you to describe your time
at UofL, what will you say?
Bridgewater: Amazing. My time at UofL taught me
more than I ever imagined it could. I met so many
wonderful people who helped me become the
person I am today. My f rst priority was to get a
degree and second was to win championships. I
can look back and say that I graduated with a
college degree in three years and was a part of a
championship football team.
In his ﬁ nal game as a Card,
Bridgewater earned the
MVP trophy at the Russell
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