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The Questions with Ronde Barber

Sept. 19, 2005
Sept. 19, 2005

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Sept. 19, 2005

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The Questions with Ronde Barber

Bucs Cornerbook

What was your welcome-to-the-NFL moment?

This is an article from the Sept. 19, 2005 issue Original Layout

As a rookie I was walking by Warren Sapp's locker, and I spilled water on him. I was scared for the next three weeks he was going to douse my room with water. He never did.

Your most embarrassing moment?

I was doing an autograph signing, and I got up to take a picture with this lady. I went to sit back down, and I guess I'd moved the chair. I fell right on the ground. There were 100 people in line. Not a good feeling.

Your favorite off-day activity?

I like to sit outside and read, try to be as nonviolent as possible.

If I weren't in the NFL, I'd be ...

Plan A worked out, so I never really put much thought into Plan B. But I imagine that I'd be lobbying or something.

If I were commissioner for a day, I'd ...

put the aggressiveness back in football. It seems like they've taken it away from us, with a lot of penalties and fines.

Last Week

Barber had three tackles in a win over Minnesota.

This Week

Bucs host Buffalo against whom Barber had 10 tackles on Nov. 26, 2000--the only time he has faced the Bills.

PHOTOFERNANDO MEDINA/WIREIMAGE.COM (BARBER HEADSHOT)PHOTOSTEVE JACOBSON (BARBER ON FIELD)