Name: Rafeeq Barnes
Athlete of the week achievement: Barnes had four catches for 163 yards and six rushes for 57 yards, plus scored on a run of 27 yards and a pass of 85 yards en route to an opening day victory over Hollidaysburg.
Season update: Barnes has 163 yards receiving and 57 yards rushing with two touchdowns.
Coach Tom Palfey's quote: "I am very proud of Rafeeq for coming back out for football and setting goals in life. He's getting things together in his senior year, that's very important. Rafeeq is a very gifted athlete that has set some very high goals and we're very proud of how hard he has worked and the progress he is making towards some of those goals. We look for Rafeeq to continue working towards the rest of his goals for the remainder of the season."
Favorite teacher: Mrs. Bender
Favorite subject: English
Favorite movie: Horror movies
Favorite food: Soul food
Favorite artist: Jay-Z
Outside interests: Hanging out with friends and family
Favorite professional team: Philadelphia Eagles
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: Deion Sanders
Best athlete I ever played with: Rasahn Barnes
Best athlete I ever competed against: State College graduate Taran Buie
Most influential person on my athletic career: My family
Proudest athletic achievement: Beating Hollidaysburg
How I got my start in football: "I played Pop Warner Football and it has always been my best sport since."
Future goal: To play college football