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Multiple Teams · Player Interview: Abraham Shalash

What lead you to join football here at LS ?

My older brother Carlos talked very highly of the program  and my  neighbor Coach  Beltran also influenced me to play.

What impact do you think you can make to this team?

I think that I bring a winning attitude. I impact the team by caring about my individual teammate.

What are your goals for this season?

My goals for the 2017-18 season is to win league, win CIF, and go to state.

Do you want to play college ball, or  hoping to?

I am undecisive about playing college ball.

If you were not playing football, what sport can you see yourself playing?

If I was not playing football I could potentially see myself joining the basketball team.

What position do you currently play?

I play MIDDLE LINEBACKER on defense and TIGHT END for offense.

Has your team ever failed to reach a goal? If so what did you do to get better?

The goal for every game is to play with no regrets. Once we did not give our maximum effort and to overcome that the coaches motivated us to control our own fate for the remainder of the year.

What do you do to show heart and spirit to the team?

To show my passion for the team I  execute my assignments to the best of my ability as well as keep everyone else in check on theirs.

Can you describe a practice?

Practice is stressful. Even on a good day there is always some place that needs critiquing. Our coaches do a fantastic job of exposing these areas and giving us the lessons to fix them.

Do you do well in school while working hard in Football?

During the  football season is when my grades are at their best because I am so focused on what matters in life.

What colleges  would you like  to attend?

I would like to attend the University of Kentucky so I could spend time with my family on the east coast.

What is your favorite movie?

My favorite movies will forever be Super Bad, Step Brothers, and/or Nacho Libre.

What do you like to do on your free time?

Free time is  rare so I like  to spend it  going out with friends or relaxing at home with my family.

Who is your favorite superhero?

My favorite  superhero  is Batman because of   what he represents. Batman symbolizes someone making a difference in the world regardless of the  gifts they do or do not have.

Who is  your role model?

My role model is my father because he does whatever is necessary to  give others a better life even if that means risking his likeness or reputation.