WATCH: Senior spotlight: Bison defensive tackle Aaron Steidl

Get to know North Dakota State senior defensive tackle Aaron Steidl.

North Dakota State senior defensive tackle Aaron Steidl from Carlos, Minn. David Samson / The Forum

Q: What television show do you like to binge watch?

The television show I like to binge watch the most is probably Game of Thrones or How I Met Your Mother. Games of Thrones is just so action packed, it's like a movie every single time you watch it. It's got zombies kind of thing. It's got kings and queens, it's just interesting. And How I Met Your Mother is just such a good sitcom-style show.

Q: Who is your hero?

My hero is probably my grandpa. I grew up around him a lot, wanting to be like him, just such a good role model.


Q: What is the best gift you have every received?

The best gift I have ever received was probably a bow and arrow. I got it for Christmas from my uncle, and then ever since then, couples year ago I started shooting bow. And now it's one thing I just love doing all the time.

Q: Who is your favorite cartoon character?

My favorite cartoon character is the Tasmanian Devil. He's just crazy and erratic, and kind of like me, just always doing something different. Mind's everywhere and can never focus on some things.

Q: What is the most embarrassing song on your playlist?

The most embarrassing song on my playlist is probably Timber. I don't even know who it's by, just the song Timber.

Q: Who is the best dancer on the team?

The best dancer on the team. I'm going to go with the opposite ones, probably Tanner Volson is probably the best one. He's got the best moves around.


Q: Who has he best hair on the team?

The best hair on the team, I've got to go with, that one's tough. I've got to go with Ben Ellefson probably. He's always got the perfect little flip cowlick kind of thing. He's always looking good.

Q: What is your best sports memory?

My best sports memory is probably beating Iowa or getting my third national championship.

Q: What is your favorite social media platform?

My favorite social media platform is Twitter, just because it's easy. Your parents aren't on it. It's just kind of a thing you can look and find some funny stuff and not be nagged by too many ads.

Peterson covers college athletics for The Forum, including Concordia College and Minnesota State Moorhead. He also covers the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks independent baseball team and helps out with North Dakota State football coverage. Peterson has been working at the newspaper since 1996.
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