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Keyne Smedema

Dodgeland senior center Keyne Smedema improved by leaps and bounds over the offseason, Trojans' head coach Doug Miller said, and should be a force up front helping power the team's three-headed rushing attack.

Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a series profiling some of the top players in the area leading up to the start of the season on Aug. 17.

Year in school: Senior.

Nickname: Kanye.

Position: Center/defensive end.

Sports played: Football, basketball, track and field.

Favorite school subject: Math.

Favorite teacher: Mr. Bothun.

Plans for after high school: Attend UW-Platteville.

This summer I: Worked and lifted weights.

I got my start in sports: During middle school.

I wish I could play: Lacrosse.

My most memorable sports moment: Winning the school’s second-ever playoff game last year in the first round vs. Johnson Creek.

My role model: JJ Watt.

Favorite athlete: JJ Watt.

Favorite opponent: Husticon (Hustisford/Horicon).

Favorite movie: “Ready Player One.”

Favorite TV show: “Trailer Park Boys.”

Favorite podcast: “Views.”

Most-played song on my iPod: “Africa” by Toto.

Favorite place to eat out: Culver’s.

Favorite food: Chicken tenders.

Favorite website: Netflix.

Favorite superhero: Spider-Man.

I drive: 1999 Chevrolet Silverado.

My dream car: Mercedes G Wagon.

I wish I could meet: JJ Watt.

Hobbies: Cooking and lifting weights.

Most underrated teammate: Mason Huelsman.

Team goal for the season: Win conference.

Who will win the next Super Bowl: In my dreams the Texans, but in reality the Packers.

Who will win the next College Football Playoff: The Badgers.

My advice to young kids involved in sports: The weight room does wonders.