Player: Mac Bignell
Major: Business Marketing
Hometown: Hall, MT
Question: What or who first got you into football?
Mac Bignell: Playing with my family at a young age, I fell in love with it.
Q: What does being a Bobcat mean to you?
MB: It means I accomplished my lifetime goal. It really means the world to me. It’s a great honor to be a Cat and play for such a great university.
Q: What’s your favorite memory as a Bobcat?
MB: The interception touchdown against Idaho State this year, or the big hit I had against Fort Lewis .
Q: What does MSU’s football program mean to you?
MB: It means a lot to me. It’s always been my dream to play football here. I have learned a lot.
Q: What’s your pre-game routine?
MB: I chew three pieces of gum, then go out to the field 15 minutes before the team to stretch by myself and focus on the game.
Q: What’s your favorite uniform combinations?
MB: The throwback ones we wore 3 years ago, they were the same jerseys my Dad wore when he played here. Also, the gold uniforms and white helmets worn at Gold Rush.
Q: What are you going to miss most about football?
MB: All my friends, teammates, coaches and playing for the Cats.
Q: What football player(s) do you look up to?
MB: My cousins, Clay and Brian, and my brothers, Nate and Parker.
Q: What’s the best advice you’ve received from a coach?
MB: Keep your head out of the tackle.
Q: What advice would you give to younger players?
MB: Stick with it and great things happen.
Q: What’s your favorite pre-game meal?
MB: A [home-cooked] steak.
Q: What’s your favorite activity outside of football?
MB: Hunting and fishing.
Q: What do you hope to do after college?
MB: I’m undecided
Q: If you could be any animal, what would you be and why?
MB: A wolf. They are team-oriented and work together. They’re also the top of the food chain.
Q: If you could pick one superpower, what would it be?
MB: Be able to fly.
Q: What’s your motto?
MB: “Keep on keepin’ on.”