Getting to Know Briggs Barrios

TULANEGREENWAVE.COM Briggs Barrios' Father, Gregg, Played for the Green Wave from 1981-83
Briggs Barrios' Father, Gregg, Played for the Green Wave from 1981-83
I chose Tulane because... it offers a great education and because my family has some tradition here.

The best part about playing baseball at Tulane is... my teammates.

My goals for this season are... to help the team win ball games and make it deep into the postseason.

Do you have any pregame rituals/superstitions? I listen to the same playlist before every game. And I do wear the same gear for every game, from my socks to my undershirt.

What is your favorite thing to do outside of baseball? Relaxing and spending time with my family and friends.

What is your favorite food? Favorite Game Day Meal? My favorite food is my mom's lasagna. And my favorite Game Day Meal is a peanut butter and Jelly.

If you could play for any MLB team, who would it be? Why? The Boston Red Sox, because I would love to play in an atmosphere like Fenway Park every day.

Who was your idol growing up? The person I looked up to most when I was growing up was probably my brother. I used to go to all of his football and baseball games and thought he was the greatest.

If you were not playing baseball, what would you be doing? Going to college like all the other students at Tulane.

What music do you like to listen to before a game? I like to listen to a variety, whatever is on the lucky playlist...everything from country to rap.

What is your hidden talent? I make a mean scrambled egg.

What is your favorite type of animal? I'm a dog person...I have an English Bulldog that we appropriately named Tank .

Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to the other side, of course.

What is your favorite thing about New Orleans? Well, my family lives here, so they're probably my favorite; but I do like the food and culture down here.

If you were going to be stranded on an island and could have 3 things with you, what 3 items would you take with you? A water purifier, a knife, and some rope...I'm relying on getting rescued pretty quickly.

What's something no one knows about you? I'm a creature of habit...I'm extremely superstitious.

Vanilla or Chocolate? Chocolate.

One word that describes you as a person.... Determined.