The Campanile: So how did you feel about the end of the football season? Shaun Pike: It was pretty disappointing. I wish that it could’ve ended differently, but you know, it doesn’t always work out. TC: How did you feel about your performance overall this season? SP: I think that I had a pretty good year. I played hard in every game that I played in. I was proud of my performance. TC: Do you think that you are the best player on the football team? SP: No comment. TC: Who is better than you? SP: Not Justin Hull. Not QB1. TC: What would you say are your best qualities as an athlete? SP: I just like to hurt people. TC: Are you quoting Tim Riggins? SP: I am not. It’s just the truth. TC: Do you see yourself playing college football? SP: Yessir. TC: Where would you play if you could? SP: Ole Miss, U of A and LSU. TC: Do you think you are on your way to playing there? SP: We will have to see. TC: Do you see yourself in the NFL in the future? SP: Oh, of course. TC: If you had to liken your athletic abilities to those of one NFL player, who would it be and why? SP: Luke Kuechly, because I am just sick like that. TC: So who is your favorite NFL team? SP: The Niners. TC: Could you please describe your feelings towards the Oakland Raiders? SP: Raaaaaiiiiiderssss. All I gotta say is, win lose or tie, Raiders ‘til I die. TC: What would you say your most impressive stat was this season? SP: You know I led the team in sacks this year. TC: Is there an emotional aspect of your leadership? SP: Of course. I am a very inspiring individual. TC: How do you think the team views you? SP: You can ask them that question. TC: What do you think of Coach Halas? SP: Halas is awesome. He’s the nicest guy, but not on the field, you know? He does what he needs to do. TC: Who is the better football player, Coach Halas in his prime, or you now? SP: I would have to go with myself, not gonna lie. TC: If you could play any position in football, what would you play? SP: Linebacker, that’s where it’s at. And wide receiver, because that looks fun. TC: Do you think that you could start over Eli Givens? SP: Yeah, Eli sucks. And he’s slow. TC: So you’re a two sport varsity athlete. What position do you play in baseball? SP: Third base. TC: Would you liken yourself more to Josh Donaldson or Pablo Sandoval and why? SP: Pablo Sandoval. Because our lips are very similar. I’m also lazy. TC: Do you have any last words? SP: God Bless America. Texas Forever.