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Brian Urban

September 4, 2012
The Altoona Mirror

Name: Brian Urban

School: Hollidaysburg

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Football

Athlete of the week achievement: Urban rushed for 148 yards on 24 carries and was 7-for-18 passing for 83 yards and a touchdown. He also scored on a two-point conversion and recovered two fumbles on defense, one of which was returned for a score.

Season update: Urban has 148 yards rushing and 83 yards passing, while the Tigers are 1-0.

Coach John Barton's quote: "Real proud of how he played. He's really grown and taken on a lot of responsibility, and he's doing a great job."

Favorite teacher: Miss Heinlein

Favorite subject: History

Favorite movie: "Animal House"

Favorite food: Chicken enchiladas

Favorite song: "Separate Ways" by Journey

Outside interests: Golf, basketball, baseball, playing Xbox, lifting and hanging out with friends

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Favorite college team: Villanova Wildcats

Pro athlete most admired: Jerome Bettis

Best athlete I ever played with: Luke Rhodes

Best athlete I ever competed against: Quad Law from Ringgold

Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents

Proudest athletic achievement: Starting three varsity sports as a junior

How I got my start in football: I started playing flag football early in elementary school

Future goal: To make the playoffs in football and attend college

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