Know Your Roommate: Eric Gehrig and Josh Williams

See how well the veteran defenders know each other

For the third and final installment of “Know Your Roommate,” longtime roommates Eric Gehrig and Josh Williams sat down in their room on the road with TheCrew.com.  
 
Players were asked a series of questions about themselves and their favorite things. Then, they immediately had to write down what they thought their roommate was thinking for the same question. No consulting was allowed and then the guys had their answers read out loud to see how close they were … and maybe if they needed to get to know their roommate better. 
 
1) If you’re about to go grab dinner, what are you ordering?

Eric Gehrig said: Chicken 
Josh Williams wrote that Eric would say: German sausage (Wiener Schnitzel) 
 
Josh Williams said: Steak 
Eric Gehrig wrote that Josh would say: Steak 
 
2) Who is one professional athlete that you aren’t afraid to admit you’d want their autograph? 
 
Eric Gehrig said:
Jonathan Toews (Chicago Blackhawks) 
Josh Williams wrote that Eric would say: Patrick Kane (Chicago Blackhawks) 
 
Josh Williams said
: Lebron James  
Eric Gehrig wrote that Josh would say: Lebron James 
 
3) What band/group/artist would you be pretty giddy to see if you got backstage passes?

Eric Gehrig said: Luke Bryan 
Josh Williams wrote that Eric would say: Fun. or The 1975 
 
Josh Williams said: Carrie Underwood 
Eric Gehrig wrote that Josh would say: JT, Jay Z or Jason Aldean 
 
4) You have the morning off on a random day. What’s the first thing you’re doing in the morning? 
 
Eric Gehrig said: First Watch 
Josh Williams wrote that Eric would say: First Watch 
 
Josh Williams said: Taking Reggie for a walk, then First Watch 
Eric Gehrig wrote that Josh would say: Taking Reggie for a walk, then First Watch 
 
5) If you weren’t a professional soccer player, what profession would you be? 
 
Eric Gehrig said: Sports broadcaster 
Josh Williams wrote that Eric would say: Financial advisor 
 
Josh Williams said: Coach/agent 
Eric Gehrig wrote that Josh would say: Soccer coach/personal trainer 
 
6) What’s a guilty pleasure TV show you’re a fan of?

Eric Gehrig said: First 48 
Josh Williams wrote that Eric would say: Real Housewives of OC  
 
Josh Williams said: First 48 
Eric Gehrig wrote that Josh would say: Teen Mom

7) What would be your dream car if you could buy it? It has to be one that best fits your personality and style.

Eric Gehrig said: BMW X6 
Josh Williams wrote that Eric would say: BMW X6 
 
Josh Williams said: Audi R8 
Eric Gehrig wrote that Josh would say: Ferrari/Range Rover/Buick Le Sabre 
 
8) You have a gift card to an electronics store with unlimited value on it. What’s the first big purchase going in the shopping cart? 
 
Eric Gehrig said: Flat screen TV 
Josh Williams wrote that Eric would say: Flat screen TV 
 
Josh Williams said: Flat screen TV 
Eric Gehrig wrote that Josh would say: Karaoke machine/Flat screen TV 
 
9) What actor is playing you in the movie about your life? 
 
Eric Gehrig said: Ryan Gosling 
Josh Williams wrote that Eric would say: Whoever played Gollum in The Lord of the Rings 
 
Josh Williams said: Justin Timberlake 
Eric Gehrig wrote that Josh would say: Owen Wilson 
 
BONUS QUESTION: What’s one thing you learned about your roommate that you didn’t know before this trip?

Eric Gehrig said he learned: Josh hugs a pillow when he sleeps. 
Josh Williams said he learned: Eric is not a napper.