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2020 Player Profile: Isiah Rico – Parkland @isiahrico @PHSTrojansFB

Written by: on Thursday, September 3rd, 2020


Isiah Rico

Parkland High School 

Class of: 2021 


Jersey # 26 

Ht: 5’9 Wt: 190 

2019 stats: 1653 yards with 19 rushing touchdowns

Awards: Second-team all-area

Other sports: Track  

Twitter: @isiahrico

Why do you play football?

Isiah: I grew up around it it’s all I knew when I was younger so I fell in love with it.

Do you have a favorite play you remember the most? Explain:

Isiah: It was my first play getting the ball Sophomore year in the first game on a punt return and I ended up taking it back 90 yards to break the school record. It just felt good to do what I knew I could do at a varsity level and prove it to everyone else.

what are your goals for this coming season?

Isiah: To break 2,000 yards and bring the district chip back to Parkland.

What is your favorite Pro team, any sport?

Isiah: The LA Lakers.

What sports movie would you watch every day if you had to pick one and why?

Isiah: Any given Sunday, the fight that they show in the movie is great.

Who is your mentor, the person you want to be like?

Isiah: My dad

Name a sport you’d love to play but can’t?

Isiah: I’d love to be able to like race cars, not NASCAR but the F1 races.

What is your most embarrassing sports moment?

Isiah: Would definitely have to be 8th-grade basketball missing a game-winning layup.

Is there anyone in your family, besides your parents, you could consider your biggest fan? Who, Why?

Isiah: My sister, she’s always at everything she even asks me to come with me when I workout sometimes just to cheer me up.

When you aren’t playing, practicing or training for sports, what is your go-to activity, and why?

Isiah: Usually playing with my pets or just watching movies.

What scares you the most?

Isiah: The thought of failing and not being who I know I can be.

Which one? Sheetz or Wawa?

Isiah: Wawa no question.

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