Name: Blake Carson
Weight: 250 pounds
Positions: Offensive line/defensive line
Question: How did you first start playing football?
Answer: My friends started playing tackle football in third grade, so I wanted to play, too. I’ve loved football ever since.
Q: What do you like most about playing football?
A: My favorite part is to be able to go out there and hit people.
Q: What is your favorite part of game night?
A: The “Star Spangled Banner,” because everyone is so amped up to compete.
Q: What is your favorite football memory?
A: Beating Blaine my sophomore year (2012) in the half-game in the last minute.
Q: What is your favorite play to run on game night and why?
A: Trips right Omaha Omaha 12 12 14 19 18, because it’s a fantastic play.
Q: Who is the funniest guy on your team and why?
A: Probably Jeff Holland a.k.a the Seal People from “The Eagle”.
Q: What is your usual/favorite pregame meal?
A: I guess whatever leftovers are in the fridge.
Q: Do you have any pregame rituals/superstitions?
A: Us water buffaloes (Kyle Young and I) chase around the hyenas (Tanner Tutterrow, Nick Dritsas and Dakota Jones).
Q: Is there a reason you chose your jersey number?
A: Spencer Blackburn and Neal Tilbury had all of the cool 70 numbers, so I thought 79 would be a good number.
Q: What position, other than the ones you currently play, would you like to try and why?
A: Quarterback, because our quarterbacks don’t do anything in practice.
Q: What drill do you dislike running the most in practice?
A: Seven-on-seven, because I’m not a part if it.
Q: Do you root for the Huskies or Cougars and why?
A: Cougars, because my uncle is a diehard Husky fan and hates it when I wear Cougars clothing.
Q: Who is your favorite NFL player and why?
A: J.J. Watt, because he is every defensive lineman’s inspiration.
Q: What do you think is the best sports movie and why?
A: “Friday Night Lights,” because it shows all of the emotion and physicality in the game of football.
Q: What other sports do you like to play?
A: I throw shot put and discus in the spring.
Q: What do you plan to do after you are done with high school?
A: My plan is to hopefully attend a four-year university.
Q: What other hobbies do you have?
A: I love to hunt and fish.
Q: What is the most played song on your phone/iPod?
A: “Nobody’s Perfect” by Hannah Montana.
Q: What is your favorite TV show and why?
A: “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” because we watch it as a team.
Q: What is your favorite video game?
A: “Hungry Shark Evolution.”
Q: What is your most favorite and least favorite class in school and why?
A: My favorite is World Lit, because I learn so much in that class. My least favorite is Machinery, because Mr. Feller piles all kinds of work on us.
Q: Who is your favorite follow on Twitter, and why?
A: @tanner_tutt7 (Tanner Tutterrow), because him and I subtweet fire all of the time.