Athlete of the Week: Nathaniel Patterson

By Emma Getz, staff writer

Name: Nathaniel Patterson 

Sport: Football 

Grade: 11

Accomplishments: The Patterson twins are two of the top defenders on the Tyrone team. These past two games they have been leaders on defense and are constantly bringing energy to the team. 

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

Nathaniel Patterson: I starting playing football around the age of ten with my brother Joshua. 

EE: What other sports do you play?

NP: Baseball

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

NP: Pittsburgh Steelers 

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

NP: T.J. Watt 

EE: Who do you admire the most? Why?

NP: My parents and family because they are always there for me.

EE: Favorite band /musician?

NP: Brandon Chirdon  

EE: Favorite movie/show?

NP: The Hangover 

EE: Favorite food?

NP: Steak 

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

NP: Work hard to achieve your goals. 

EE: What are your future goals?

NP: I plan to go to college and go into the medical field.