ASK THE STEELERS – MAURKICE POUNCEY – PART 3
Steelers.com brings you the Ask the Steelers feature. Fans submitted the questions that were asked. Please understand that we receive an incredible number of questions for each player, with many of the questions being similar, and not all of the questions can be answered. We selected as many as possible, and took your questions to the current subject to get your answers.
Holly Peters in South Carolina asks: What is it going to be like to play on a team without your twin brother Michael for the first time?
Maurkice Pouncey: It will be different, but we are a lot more grown and mature now so it won't have as big an effect as if I were a freshman in college.
Les Arnold in California asks: What was the coolest thing about being a twin growing up?Maurkice Pouncey: We were always with each other. We always had great times together. I could never complain about anything.
Dee Majors in West Virginia asks: Are you hoping that the Steelers draft your brother next year?Maurkice Pouncey: Most definitely.
Sue Wallace in Connecticut asks: You hear about rookies hitting a wall because the season is longer than college. What can you do to prevent that from happening? Maurkice Pouncey:Take care of my body. Act like a professional and take care of my body and know that this is a job.
Christina Belío in El Paso, Texas asks: What was your favorite football team before joining the Steelers?
Maurkice Pouncey:The Tampa Bay Bucs. I am from Lakeland so that is the hometown team.
Dana Lucas asks: Have you heard yet how passionate Steelers fans are about the team and are you looking forward to playing for a team with that kind of atmosphere?
Maurkice Pouncey:I can't wait. I think about it all of the time.
Dale Rowand in Missouri asks: Other than football what sports do you like to watch and who are your favorite teams?
Maurkice Pouncey:I am a big NBA fan. I like the Lakers and Kobe Bryant.
Mary Fidei in Littleton, Colorado asks: Do you think you made Tim Tebow a better player? Maurkice Pouncey:I think so. We had such a great team everybody made each other better. It wasn't just one guy. It was the whole team atmosphere.
Feras Zahid in Clemson, South Carolina asks: What are your favorite toppings on a pizza?Maurkice Pouncey:Pepperoni.