Today we are proud to announce the winner of our new “Athlete of the Week” competition. Congratulations Vincent Perry!! Vincent got over 180 “likes” on his game day photo!
Here is a little bit more info about Vince…
Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself. How long have you been playing football, and when did you realize you wanted to play in college?
A: I have been playing football since kindergarten, but I didn't play in an organized league until I was 10 years old -- which was flag football. I've never played Pop Warner, so my first time in pads was the spring of my 7th grade.
I realized I wanted to play college football at a young age because I had so much love for the sport, and wanted to turn that dream into a reality. I used to catch passes from my dad in the backyard on a daily basis and developed good hands. I felt like I had potential.
Q: Tell us a little bit about your current high school team.
A: My current high school team is a very young team. Though this season did not go as planned, the past three seasons we were district champs and played in the playoffs. We had a lot of sophomores start for us this year and had a lot of injuries that plagued our team. We’ve faced a lot of adversity since the first game of our season, but I believe when those sophomores become seniors they will have a REALLY good season because of so much experience under their belts.
Q: What are you looking for in a collegiate program?
A: I'm looking for a college that I can see myself spending the next 4 years at --somewhere that I feel very comfortable at, somewhere that just has an overall good environment where I can earn my degree.
Q: Do you know what you want to major in? If so, what?
A: I want to major in an engineering or engineering technology, either aerospace or mechanical.
Q: What 3 words would you use to describe yourself as a student-athlete?
A: Focused, Determined, Hard-working
Q: Describe for us your recruiting process thus far -- what have you been doing?
A: The recruiting process so far has been good. I have been receiving interest from numerous schools. I've been getting emails from schools that I speak with weekly, and more recently, calls from some coaches.
Now, I'm just hoping I get the opportunity to play at the next level, so I continue to try to get my highlight tapes out to coaches to view.
Q: What do you like most about the BeRecruited service?
A: I like that I'm able to access a school’s information, send my highlight tape, and invite coaches to my profile. It sparks interest and starts contact between us.