NU to honor 2012 senior class pregame; watch live on BTN
2012: Missed the entire season due to injury.
2011: Played in 11 of 13 games on special teams and as a reserve wideout ... Caught four passes for a total of 40 yards ... Season-long reception of 12 yards came against Eastern Illinois ... Also caught an 11-yard pass in Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas.
2010: Played in three games.
2009: Did not see action.
High School:SuperPrep All-Midwest Region wide receiver ... Ranked 34th among all Michigan players (eighth among wide receivers) in the Rivals.com state ranking and 79th among all players in the Midwest Region (six states) by SuperPrep ... After missing nearly his entire junior season with an ACL injury, came back to have a sensational senior season, totaling 71 receptions for 968 yards and 10 TD's ... Had five interceptions as a cornerback, including one "pick-six" ... Helped lead the Chemics to a 10-2 record and the district championship in 2008 ... Named a first-team All-Saginaw Valley League receiver ... Also tabbed a member of the Midland Daily News "Dream Team" and a first-team Saginaw News All-Area selection ... Two-time Midland Daily News Player of the Week ... Also lettered in baseball (centerfielder, pitcher) ... Honor Roll every year ... Coached by Eric Methner.
Personal: Born Drew Robert Moulton ... Son of Troy Moulton and Katherine Smith ... Communication studies major and business institutions minor.
The Moulton File
Q: Name five favorite songs (and artist) on your I-Pod:
A: Light Up: Drake feat -- Jay-Z; Hell on the Heart -- Eric Church; Good Directions -- Billy Currington; Vultures -- John Mayer; Garth Brooks -- Friends In Low Places
Q: If you could dine with anyone from any period in history, who would it be and why?
A: Jackie Robinson, I would want to know what it was like to be the first African American MLB player and hear the challenges he faced.
Q: What is the greatest lesson in life that you have learned?
A: Determination can get you where you want to go
Q: A song that best describes you and why?
A: Ticks by Brad Paisley, a perfect guy song
Q: Something people would be surprised to know about me is:
A: I pitched in the Little League World Series Regional Final when I was 12 and didn't get a single batter out and let up six runs. We lost the game and a trip to the Little League World Series.
Q: My favorite place to visit is and why?
A: Arizona. Love the area and the weather and I get to see my grandpa
Q: Which current NU football player is the biggest jokester on the team and why?
A: Sid Stewart. I cannot describe it, you just need to witness it.
Q: My favorite thing about NU is and why?
A: The people. From the football program to all of the students, a lot of them are great people and I enjoy being around them.
Q: Best part about being a Northwestern football player is:
A: Getting to work with one of the best coaching staffs in the country and being around my teammates on a daily basis.
Q: Describe Coach Fitzgerald in five words or less:
A: Intensely passionate.
Q: Describe your position coach in five words or less:
A: Winning through perfection.
Q: What do you consider to be your greatest achievement and why?
A: Coming back from a torn ACL junior year and having a great senior year. It took a huge physical and mental toll to be out so long and missing a whole season.
Q: The best book I have ever read is and why?
A: Jerry Rice autobiography. It was inspirational
Q: The person that inspires me the most is:
A: My Dad. He's the one who brought me along athletically as a kid and has continued to be there for me throughout my life.
Q: When I played football as a kid, I pretended to be:
A: Michael Vick
Q: My favorite pregame ritual is:
A: Listen to a little music, not talk much at all.
Q: If you could have a starring role in any film already made, which movie would you pick and why?
A: Die Hard. Bruce Willis is the man in those movies and who wouldn't want to save some lives and kick some butt.
Q: My favorite food is:
A: IN-N-OUT Hamburger
Q: My favorite thing about playing at Ryan Field is:
A: The third-down crowd noise
Q: Best thing about Northwestern is:
A: Campus is the perfect size, great degree, Big Ten athletics.
Q: My ultimate SportsCenter highlight would be:
A: My team being in the Rose Bowl
Q: My favorite television show is and why?
A: The Office. Doesn't get much funnier than that.
Q: If I were not playing football, I would be:
A: Playing baseball somewhere
Q: The three words that best describe me:
A: Athletic, honest, worker
Q: My football-related superstition is:
A: Don't drop passes
Q: If the Big Ten expands in the future, pick one school you'd like to see added and why?
A: Missouri. They would fit in well geographically, athletically and academically in the Big Ten.
Q: Which FORMER NU football student-athlete has had the most impact on your Wildcat career and why?
A: Tonjua Jones. He was at the camp I attended before my senior year in high school. He talked to me then and he continues to keep in touch and gives me advice all the time.