Editor’s note: This is the first in a series profiling some of the top players in the area leading up to the start of the season on Aug. 23.
Year in school: Senior.
Position(s): Middle Linebacker.
Nickname: Dilly Dilly.
Sports played: Football, baseball.
Favorite school subject: Gym, math.
Favorite teacher: Mr. Anderson; he teaches trades that will help me in the future.
Post-high school plans: Play sports in college and figure out what I want to do.
I got my start in sports: When I could walk.
My most memorable sports moment: Practice with the past year’s seniors; they were funny and I would always try my best to show some of them up.
My role models: My coaches; they push me to be my greatest.
Favorite athlete: J.J. Watt; he is a crazy good athlete and a good person.
Favorite opponent: For football, it was Wild Rose. I had nine tackles, which was a career best.
Favorite movie: “The Pacifier.”
Favorite TV show: Hunting channel.
Most-played song on my iPod: “Faded.”
Favorite place to eat out: Hookers on Wisconsin River.
Favorite food: Steak.
Favorite superhero: Superman.
I drive: a Jeep.
My dream car: Lamborghini.
I wish I could meet: J.J. Watt.
Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, sports, hanging with friends.
Gameday superstitions: For football, throw in the gym before the game and listen to music. For baseball, listen to music that gets me ready.
Most underrated teammate: Season’s too early to tell.
Team goal for the season: Make it to the second round of playoffs and come together well as a team.
Who will win the next Super Bowl? Cleveland Browns.
Who will win the next College Football Playoff? Alabama.
My advice to young kids involved in sports: Work hard, be sure to always be at practice and work in the offseason so it pays off when it matters most.