Name: Michael John
Athlete of the week achievement: John rushed for 160 yards on 17 carriers, caught a pass for 45 yards and scored two touchdowns, one on a run and one on a reception, in a victory over previously unbeaten Clearfield.
Season update: John has 570 yards rushing on 63 attempts and has caught 5 passes for 98 yards. He has eight touchdowns this year, six on the ground.
Coach Jeff Vroman's quote: "He is definitely a team player. He is one of our better lead blockers. We look for him to shut down receivers at the corner position. He is a great kid, laid back and fun-loving. He does a great job in the classroom and has a great family background."
Favorite teacher: Mrs. Chorle
Favorite subject: Phys. Ed.
Favorite movie: "Training Day"
Favorite food: Thai food
Favorite song: "Headlines" by Drake
Outside interests: Hanging out with friends
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: Troy Polamalu
Best athlete I ever played with: Mike Marcinko
Best athlete I ever competed against: Clearfield's Beau Swales
Most influential person on my athletic career: My father
Proudest athletic achievement: Beating an undefeated Clearfield football team last week.
How I got my start in football: "My friend talked me into it."
Future goal: Win the District 6 Class AA championship