CANES BASKETBALL LEGEND AND CURRENT MAYOR OF DANIA BEACH TAMARA JAMES DISCUSSES HER DECISION TO COME TO UM, HER RECORD-SETTING CAREER, HOW HER PRO CAREER LED HER OVERSEAS AND HOW HER BASKETBALL BACKGROUND HAS HELPED HER NAVIGATE HER NEW ROLE AS A PUBLIC SERVANT ON THE BEHIND THE U PODCAST

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UM Baseball: Around the Horn with Zeke DeVoss

Nov. 17, 2010

Coral Gables, Fla. – DeVoss talks about his summer workouts and baseball in Minnesota, as well as his expectations for the Hurricanes in the upcoming 2011 baseball season.

Around the Horn with Zeke DeVoss
Hometown… Mims, Fla.
High School… Astronaut High School
Draft Information… Drafted in the 38th round by the Boston Red Sox in the 2009 Major League Draft
Favorite Baseball Player… Derek Jeter
Favorite Athlete in another Sport… Randy Moss
Favorite Pro Sports Team… Orlando Magic
Favorite Movie… National Treasure
The farthest place from home I’ve been is… Thunder Bay, Ontario (Canada)
My favorite memory playing baseball is… Hitting a walk-off homerun last season against Rutgers
My favorite show growing up was… Rocket Power
When I was little, I always wanted to be a… Policeman
My favorite thing about being part of the “U” family is… The chemistry that all of the players have together
The most influential person in my life is… My dad – Mark DeVoss
No one can believe that I… Sing to myself a lot and whistle
My favorite midnight snack is… Peanut butter crackers
The weirdest thing I’ve ever eaten is… Escargot
The song no one would believe I have on my iPod is… Teenage Dream by Katy Perry
If you walked into my bedroom, the first thing you would notice is… How neat it is
If I were a superhero, my name would be… The Speedster, and my power would be… It would take me zero amount of time to get anywhere – I would just appear.
If I could eat one meal for the rest of my life, it would be… My mom’s cheesy potatoes
My favorite class at UM is… Sociology
I hate to admit it, but I love… Listening to the High School Musical soundtrack
If I could live anywhere in the world, it would be… Mims, Fla.
If I could play any other sport at UM, it would be… Football
To me, being a Hurricane means… Pride
A secret talent of mine is… I can whistle very well
My nickname is… In high school they called me Zook Duke
My favorite gospel artist is… Casting Crowns
My favorite gospel song is… Voice of Truth by Casting Crowns
My Favorite Bible quote/passage is… Philippians 4:13 – “For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.”