Ellie Oakes

Cort Rhoades

Cortlynd Rhoades

Eagle Eye: When did you start playing football? 

Cortlynd Rhoades: “Back in elementary in peewee football.”

EE: Who inspired you as a young athlete to play football?

CR: “My friends and just from watching other football games.”

EE: What position do you play? 

CR: “Wide receiver and cornerback.”

EE: What is your favorite part about the sport?

CR: “The amount of teamwork and time it requires.”

EE: What is your favorite memory of the sport? 

CR: “Playing in the district championship game last year.”

EE: What are some of your pre-game rituals? 

CR: “Staying focused and listening to some music.”

EE: What other sports do you play?

CR: “Baseball and basketball.”

EE: What are your plans after high school? 

CR: “Go to Penn State for mechanical engineering.”

EE: Do you have any advice for young athletes who want to play football?

CR: “Expect daily adversity and learn from your mistakes.”

EE: What is your favorite Francoism/saying from Coach Franco?

CR: “The little things will win or lose your games.”