March 15, 2010
Getting to know Cody Riggs
The commitment of Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) St. Thomas Aquainas cornerback Cody Riggs was one of the most surprising of the 2010 recruiting cycle. No, not the fact that the four-star defensive back chose Florida. He had been leaning toward the Gators for some time before his announcement.
What was surprising was the fact that he committed to the Gators the evening that Billy Gonzales, the coach who had been in charge of his area, and spearheading his recruiting, left to take another job.
Riggs then later remained firmly in the Gators corner after his future position coach, Vance Bedford, left to take a job at Louisville.
Today it's time to get to find out a little more about Riggs in this edition of Getting to know.
1) What is currently on your iPod?
Riggs: Drake, Lil Wayne, Gucci Mane, and Young Jeezy...rap and R&B.
2) What TV show(s) do you have to watch?
Riggs: Sports Center, Family Guy and Jersey Shore.
3) What is your favorite movie(s)?
Riggs: Dark Night and Super Bad.
4) What is your favorite meal?
Riggs: Too many to choose from...probably curry chicken though.
5) If you had your choice of anyone on the planet, who would you go out with for one dream date?
Riggs: Alicia Keys.
6) Do you have any superstitions or rituals in your personal life, before a game, during a game, etc...?
Riggs: If I look good, I play good.
7) What is your worst habit?
Riggs: Eating junk food.
8) If you could, who would want to trade places with for one day?
Riggs: Jay Z.
9) If you were to eventually become a first round NFL draft choice, what is the first thing you would buy?
Riggs: A house.
10) Name one thing you can't live without?
Riggs: My phone.
11) Who is your favorite athlete to watch in any sport?
Riggs: Kobe Bryant.
12) What is on your Bucket List? Name three things you want to do before dying.
Riggs: Win a Super Bowl. Go sky diving. Travel to another country.
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