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2022 PFN Player Profile: Eric Striba _ Bangor Area

Written by: on Saturday, August 6th, 2022

 

Eric Striba
Bangor Area
Class Of 2023
Quarterback and Safety
Jersey #10
HT/WT 6/185
1000 yard rusher, 19 rushing TDs, and 6 passing touchdowns
3nd All-Team Colonial Athlete
Twitter @striba10


Why do you play football?
I enjoying playing with my friends, leading teammates by example, and setting goals for myself to achieve.

Who is your favorite sports star and why?
Pat Mahomes as he is confident with how he is gonna perform every game and he is humble and always respects everyone around him.

Do you have a favorite play you remember the most? Explain:
My first ever football game in flags when I was 6 I ran the wrong way and my sophomore year where I scored a free play touchdown my first varsity game and my coaches were yelling at me from the sidelines the whole time I was running.

What are your goals for this coming season?
To get over 1500 passing yards and to lead my team to a district championship.

What stadium, HS/college/pro would you love to visit for a game?
Lafayette College as it’s such a beautiful stadium.

What is your favorite Pro team, any sport?
Broncos

What game, yours, college or pro, was your favorite game and why?
Sophomore year my first varsity game because I won the game for my team and I got a lot of praise from my senior teammates which made me feel like my hard work paid off and made me want to work harder.

What sports movie would you watch every day if you had to pick one and why?
42 as although it’s a baseball movie it’s motivational as although Jackie Robinson went through alot with all the racism he stayed collected and became one of the greats.

What cartoon character do you think your head coach most resembles.
Carl Fredrickson from UP

If your mom and dad are screaming at you from the stands, what is it they usually yell?
Well my mom just screams random things because she is not well educated on football and my dad doesn’t yell.

Name one thing that you’d love to do in football that may never happen?
Win districts

Who is your mentor, the person you want to be like? WHY?
My old coach Connor Gum. He taunt me so much more than just football and he is respectful and humble but still competitive which I can relate to.

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

What is your most embarrassing sports moment?
When I missed a wide open game winning layup in basketball my freshman year.

Is there anyone in your family, besides your parents, you could consider your biggest fan? Who, Why?
My grandma as she always ask how the teams doing and always tells her friends about me.

When you aren’t playing, practicing or training for sports, what is your go to activity and why?
Hangout with friends or my girlfriend

What is your favorite football memory to date?
Freshman year when our team made the run out for the 100th game for Bangor vs Pen Argyl. It was packed and the crowd was so loud.

What is your favorite play to run?
QB sweep

What scares you the most?
Shots from the doctors

Which one? Sheetz or Wawa
Wawa

What is your favorite vacation destination?
New Orlean Louisiana

Do you remember what the first football game you saw was?
Jets vs Patriots with my dad

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