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GET TO KNOW: Defensive end Pat O'Connor


O'Connor: Just call me Pat or OC.


O'Connor: I'm from the south side of Chicago, Mount Greenwood.

If a Lions fan were to come to your hometown, the first place you would take them would be ...?

O'Connor: Probably Milano's or Palermo's. They're pizza joints.

College major?

O'Connor: Communications with a minor in Business Management.

Favorite movie or TV show?

O'Connor: My favorite television show is Game of Thrones and my favorite movie is probably Shawshank Redemption.

Favorite food?

O'Connor: Pizza.

What would your entrance music be?

O'Connor: I don't know. I've never put any thought into it. Maybe something by Chief Keef or something crazy like that.

Do you have any hidden talents?

O'Connor: I'd say I'm the best video game person, ever.

If you weren't playing football, what would you be doing?

O'Connor: I would like to say I would play hockey.

If you could have any super power, what would it be?

O'Connor: Invisibility.

One person you'd like to meet?

O'Connor: Samuel L. Jackson.

Favorite athlete of all time?

O'Connor: Paul Konerko, baseball player for the White Sox.

Best player in the NFL at your position?

O'Connor: Ziggy.

Favorite thing about Detroit so far?

O'Connor: Everything. I'm just grateful to be here. I love the family environment, the whole football scheme ... I love it here.

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