Eagle Eye: When did you start playing football?
Jacob Johnson: “When I was five years old.”
EE: Who inspired you as a young athlete to play football?
JJ: “My dad”
EE: What position do you play?
JJ: “Defensive end, fullback, and long snapper.”
EE: What is your favorite part about the sport?
JJ: “Just hitting everything and everyone you can.”
EE: What is your favorite memory of the sport?
JJ: “Going to districts last year.”
EE: What are some of your pre-game rituals?
JJ: “Stretch at 6 AM, go to school, eat something random I find in my fridge, then get taped by Dave and write on my wrist tape.”
EE: What other sports do you play?
JJ: “Basketball and track.”
EE: What are your plans after high school?
JJ: “Go to Penn State for criminology, then be a federal air marshal.”
EE: Do you have any advice for young athletes who want to play football?
JJ: “Enjoy every second you can, you never know which play will be your last.”
EE: What is your favorite Francoism/saying from Coach Franco?
JJ: “I bet they don’t tell you about MRSA.”