Musser known for versatility
Name: Grant Musser
School: Juniata Valley
Athlete of the week achievement: Musser caught two touchdown passes, ran for one and threw another in Juniata Valley’s 31-21 victory over Purchase Line in the District 6 Class 1A semifinals.
Season update: Musser has caught a team-high 36 passes for 312 yards and five touchdowns. He’s also rushed for five touchdowns and threw for two more for the 10-2 Green Hornets.
Coach Bill Musser’s quote: “He showed his versatility, showed he can play multiple places and leadership skills. Once he got going, that got us moving forward.”
Favorite teacher: Mr. Thomas
Favorite subject: History
Favorite movie: “Tommy Boy”
Favorite food: Steak
Favorite song: “Danger” by Marshmello and Migos
Outside interests: Fishing, hunting and spending time with friends
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: North Carolina
Pro athlete most admired: JuJu Smith-Schuster
Best athlete I ever competed against: Tussey Mountain’s Tyler Rhodes
Most influential person on my athletic career: Grandparents Frank and Elaine Musser and Clay and Judy Pheasant
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning District 6 championships in basketball and football last year.
How I got my start in football: “I grew up in a football house, and my mom and dad put a football in my hand at 2 or 3 years old.”
Future goal: To go to a four-year college, play football and earn my degree.