Male Athlete of the Week: Devils’ Wolfe hungry for success

Name: Shawn Wolfe

School: Bellwood-Antis

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Football

Athlete of the week achievement: Wolfe rushed for 92 yards and three touchdowns on 12 carries, threw for 88 yards and one touchdown and intercepted a pass in Bellwood’s 42-20 comeback win over Southern Huntingdon.

Season update: Wolfe has thrown for 982 yards and six touchdowns and has rushed for 503 yards and 10 touchdowns for the 9-1 Blue Devils.

Coach Nick Lovrich’s quote: “Shawn has been playing very well this season. He has excelled in all three phases of the game, which makes his performance even more impressive. He has a lot of talent and is a very humble person. He is always quick to credit his teammates for his success.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Crowell

Favorite subject: Phys. ed. or industrial arts

Favorite movie: “We Are Marshall”

Favorite food: Steak

Favorite song: “Left Hand Right Hand” by NBA YoungBoy

Outside interests: Watching college football, hunting, fishing, hanging out with friends

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Favorite college team: Georgia Tech

Pro athlete most admired: Patrick Mahomes

Best athlete I ever competed against: Tyrone’s Denver Light

Most influential person on my athletic career: “My dad taught me the fundamentals of football and to work hard in no matter what I do.”

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning districts in the 200-meter dash

How I got my start in football: Playing little league football and playing in the backyard

Future goal: To attend college and pursue a career in law enforcement

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