College signing

Name: Mark Conrad

High school: Bishop Guilfoyle

Hometown: Altoona

Sport: Football

Position: Safety

College choice: Saint Francis

Other colleges considered: Duquesne, Gannon

Why I picked Saint Francis: Physical therapy program and Division I-A football.

Greatest high school achievement: Winning state championships in football and being named all-state in football.

Coach Justin Wheeler’s quote: Incredible athlete that has exceptional speed and ball skills which made him virtually unstoppable the past couple of seasons. Mark was one of the leaders in the state with 10 interceptions last year.

How I got my start playing football: Flag football in second grade.

Favorite college growing up: Penn State

Other interests: Basketball, spending time with family and friends.

What getting to play in college means to me: It’s special. Football isn’t a sport you can play forever.

Probable college major: Physical therapy

Parents: Tony and Sue Conrad