High School Football

Behind the Facemask with Lynden’s Jensen Mayberry

Year: Junior

Height: 5-foot-9

Weight: 215 pounds

Positions: Linebacker/offensive line

Question: How did you first start playing football?

Answer: One of my friends said I should play football, so I convinced my parents to let me play in sixth grade.

Q: What do you like most about playing football?

A: Being able to hit other people without getting in trouble.

Q: What is your favorite part of game night?

A: The adrenaline rush after a big play.

Q: What is your favorite football memory?

A: Winning state the last two years in football.

Q: What is your favorite play to run on game night and why?

A: An eight, because I get to pull and kick out the end.

Q: Who is the funniest guy on your team and why?

A: Derron Dunnigan and Bryce Sterk, because they are both always making jokes.

Q: What is your usual/favorite pregame meal?

A: Whatever I can find at home to eat.

Q: Do you have any pregame rituals/superstitions?

A: No.

Q: Is there a reason you chose your jersey number?

A: I wanted a 50 number, and number 50 was available at the time.

Q: What position, other than the ones you currently play, would you like to try and why?

A: Running back, because I want to be able to carry the ball.

Q: What drill do you dislike running the most in practice?

A: Tackling circuit.

Q: Do you root for the Huskies or Cougars and why?

A: Huskies, because I don’t like the Cougars.

Q: Who is your favorite NFL player and why?

A: Earl Thomas, because he is a small guy who can hit big.

Q: What do you think is the best sports movie and why?

A: “Remember the Titans,” because it shows teamwork pays off.

Q: What other sports do you like to play?

A: Basketball.

Q: What do you plan to do after you are done with high school?

A: Go to college.

Q: What other hobbies do you have?

A: Snowboarding.

Q: What is the most played song on your phone/iPod?

A: “All the Above,” by Maino featuring T-Pain.

Q: What is your favorite TV show and why?

A: “Top Gear,” because it is a funny show about cars.

Q: What is your favorite video game?

A: Any Madden game.

Q: What is your most favorite and least favorite class in school and why?

A: Ceramics is my favorite, because I get to make stuff out of clay. Chemistry is my least favorite, because it can get very concerning.

Q: Who is your favorite follow on Twitter, and why?

A: @18canada18, because it’s about Ben Colwell.