Weight: 175 pounds
Positions: Wide receiver/defensive back
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Question: How did you first start playing football?
Answer: Started playing flag football with my buddies and had my dad as a coach back in kindergarten.
Q: What do you like most about playing football?
A: I love the team aspect and getting to conquer opponents with my brothers.
Q: What is your favorite part of game night?
A: The crowd noise and the feeling you get when there is a big play and the student section goes nuts.
Q: What is your favorite football memory?
A: Winning against Sedro-Woolley by one point my sophomore year when Nick Manchester drilled the quarterback, caused a fumble and we recovered, winning the game with just a few seconds left.
Q: What is your favorite play to run on game night and why?
A: I love it when coach decides to go Downtown Freddy Brown (translation: throw the ball deep).
Q: Who is the funniest guy on your team and why?
A: Jack Wendling. He is more weird than funny, but that’s what we love about him.
Q: What is your usual/favorite pregame meal?
A: Footlong oven roasted turkey breast on Italian bread from Subway.
Q: Do you have any pregame rituals/superstitions?
A: A few guys and I always do a quick prayer together on the sidelines. We go full speed on game night and leave the rest for God to decide.
Q: Is there a reason you chose your jersey number?
A: My birthday in Nov. 3rd, so it has kind of become my go-to number for all sports.
Q: What position, other than the ones you currently play, would you like to try and why?
A: I would love to play quarterback. I mean if Christian Jorgensen can do it, why can’t I?
Q: What drill do you dislike running the most in practice?
A: I don’t dislike any of the drills. Our coaches won’t make us do anything that won’t make us better. OK, except maybe gassers…
Q: Do you root for the Huskies or Cougars and why?
A: I definitely bleed purple and gold.
Q: Who is your favorite NFL player and why?
A: Wes Welker. He has such amazing speed and talent for a smaller guy, which gives everyone hope to be able to play at the next level.
Q: What do you think is the best sports movie and why?
A: “The Waterboy.” Adam Sandler cracks me up, and hey, it has a pretty good moral to it as well.
Q: What other sports do you like to play?
A: I used to play baseball and basketball, but I think I’ll be running track this year.
Q: What do you plan to do after you are done with high school?
A: Attending a four-year university, study business marketing and management and hopefully playing some football.
Q: What other hobbies do you have?
A: I like to listen to music and hang out with friends.
Q: What is the most played song on your phone/iPod?
A: Rockie Fresh “God Is Great.”
Q: What is your favorite TV show and why?
A: “Breaking Bad.” It has a crazy interesting story line and amazing acting.
Q: What is your favorite video game?
A: I hardly ever play video games, but when I do, I love the classic NCAA football games
Q: What is your most favorite and least favorite class in school and why?
A: Most favorite: Comparative Religions, because we get the chance to learn about the cultures and religions of different people around the world. Least favorite: I don’t have a least favorite (my teachers would hurt me if I say otherwise).
Q: Who is your favorite follow on Twitter, and why?
A: @itstbiscuit (Tavo O’Connell), because he is hilarious.