Ellie Oakes

Keegan Gwinn

Keegan Gwinn

Eagle Eye: When did you start playing football? 

Keegan Gwinn: “Five years old.”

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

KG: “My dad”

EE: What positions do you play? 

KG: “Quarterback, tight end, linebacker, defensive end, and kicker.”

EE: What is your favorite part about the sport?

KG: “Hitting someone as hard as you can.”

EE: What is your favorite memory of the sport? 

KG: “Winning the youth championship in 6th grade.”

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

KG: “Stretch at 6 AM, go to school, wrap my wrists, and write what I’m playing for.”

EE: What other sports do you play?

KG: “Basketball, Track and Field.”

EE: What are your plans after high school? 

KG: “Go to Penn State for a Social Studies major.”

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

KG: “Love the game when you’re young and stick with it.”

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

KG: “#1 – Play every play like its the last play of the state championship 

#2 – Discipline – Doing what you’re supposed to do when you’re supposed to do it, every time.”