Athlete of the Week: Brandon Lucas


Lucia Isenberg

Brandon Lucas sneaking his way through the PO defense searching for a first down.

Name: Brandon Lucas

Sport: Football

Grade: 11

Accomplishments: Brandon has 7 touchdowns already this season and carried his team to victory over the PO Mounties. Through the air he was 10 for 15, for 135 yards and scored all three Tyrone touchdowns in the Golden Eagle’s 22-16 win over P-O.

Eagle Eye: How did you first get involved in this sport?

Brandon Lucas: “My dad signed me up when I was 7.”

EE: What other sports do you play?

BL: “Basketball and Baseball”

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

BL: “Pittsburgh Pirates”

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

BL: “Blaine Hoover”

EE: Who is your hero? Why?

BL: “Coach Franco because he is a legend.”

EE: Favorite band/musician?

BL: “Drake”

EE:  Favorite movie?

BL: “Benchwarmers”

EE: Favorite food?

BL: “French Fries”

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

BL: “Practice like you play.”

EE: What are your future goals?

BL: “Hopefully play a sport in college.”