Iowa fullback Drake Kulick gestures during the Iowa/Ohio State football game in Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. The Hawkeyes defeated the Buckeyes in a storming fashion, 55-24. (Joseph Cress/The Daily Iowan)

One on one with Drake Kulick



Daily Iowan Assistant Sports Editor Pete Ruden caught up with fullback Drake Kulick, a senior from Muscatine.

By Pete Ruden


Daily Iowan: Who is your favorite music artist?

Drake Kulick: Machine Gun Kelly.

DI: What is your favorite fast-food restaurant?

Kulick: That’s tough. I like Bruegger’s Bagels.

DI: For you, who is the most influential coach on the staff?

Kulick: For me, it would have to be Coach Brian Ferentz. He has been kind of the cornerstone of making me the player that I am, here today.

DI: What is your favorite pro sports team?

Kulick: Probably the Cleveland Cavaliers. I love LeBron, and my dad is from Cleveland.

DI: Who would play you in a movie about yourself?

Kulick: I would like to think Liam Neeson or whoever played Bane [Tom Hardy].

DI: What is your favorite stadium to play at on the road?

Kulick: Even though we lost a pretty bad one there last year, Penn State was a pretty incredible environment, so probably that one.

DI: If the team had a team dance battle, who would win?

Kulick: Certainly not me. I have no idea, but it wouldn’t be me.

DI: What’s your favorite hobby?

Kulick: I like to play cards.

DI: Do you have a favorite shoe brand?

Kulick: Yeah, I like Jordan.

DI: What’s your favorite thing about Iowa City?

Kulick: I like how passionate the fans are about their Iowa sports.

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