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2023 PFN Player Profile: Getting to Know Line Mountain’s OLB-HB Quinn Dunkelberger

Tagged under: District 4, News, Player Previews

| August 3, 2023

Quinn Dunkelberger

Line Mountain Eagles

Class Of: 2024

Position(s): OLB/HB

Jersey Number: 21

Ht: 5’7 – Wt: 145lbs

Other Sports: Baseball and Basketball

Notable Awards or Recognitions:
1x Mid-Penn Liberty All-Conference 2nd Team
3 Year Starter OLB

Words from the Head Coach:

“Quinn is another one of our rising senior players that has started games since his Freshman year. He is an undersized Outside Linebacker but, what he lacks in size, he makes up for with his intelligence and toughness. Has a great understanding of the defense and what everyone should be doing and where they should be aligned. Understands opponents offenses and what they are trying to do to our defense. Is in great position most of the time and uses angles, his size and intelligence to his advantage. Because of intellectual abilities, he has forced his way on to the field offensively for us as well and has done a nice job at FB for us as needed. Again, know assignments and uses his toughness to make necessary blocks and does a nice job running the ball and making catches when given the opportunity. Looking forward to a great senior season from him and for him to step into a leadership role and use his attributes to positively impact the team as a whole.”

Now let’s get to know more about Quinn:

Why do you play football ?
I play football because sports have been my entire life. I started playing at 6 and fell in love with the game.

Who is your favorite sports star and why ?
Micah Parsons, he’s just a beast, and I love watching his game and work ethic.

Do you have a favorite play you remember the most ? Explain:
Last year, playing against Newport at home, on the 6th play of the game, I picked off an out route and took it back for six.

What was last year’s season like for you ?
I continued to improve myself and my game and ended the year with 77 tackles, 2 sacks, and 1 interception.

Who is the best player you have ever lined up against ?
Either Gavin Garcia or Braeden Wisloski from Southern Columbia.

What stadium, (HS/College/Pro) would you love to visit for a game ?
AT&T Stadium

What is your favorite Pro Sports team(any sport) ? Explain:
The Dallas Cowboys, I put the most passion towards them, always have their games on, and support them no matter what they do or what people say about them.

What game, yours, college or pro, was your favorite game you watched and why ?
#1 Clemson vs #4 Notre Dame 2020, as a Notre Dame fan, watching us beat Clemson was amazing to see.

What sports movie could you watch every day if you had to pick one, and why ?
Moneyball, I’m a big analytics guy, so seeing the insides of building a team interests me so much.

Name one thing you’d love to do in football that may never happen ?
Win a State Title !

Name a sport you’d love to play but can’t:
Even though I play basketball, I wish I could be a bit taller to perform better.

What is your most embarrassing sports moment ?
During my Sophomore baseball season, while I was a runner on first base, I forgot how many outs there were during the inning, when the batter hit a fly ball to left field, I ran thinking there were 2 outs, and the left fielder caught the fly ball and I was thrown out at first base.

Tell us something about playing for Line Mountain that stands out, that others may not know ?
We play like a big group of brothers just trying to make our parents and our community proud.

When you aren’t playing, practicing, or training for sports, what is your go to activity, and why ?
I’m doing something with my friends, either gaming, messing around, or going out to eat because they’re basically my brothers.

Which one, Sheetz, Wawa, or Rutters ? Explain:
Sheetz, because I’ve never been to the other two.

What is your favorite vacation destination ?
Anywhere down in Florida.

Tell us something that you have a fear of ?

Favorite Fast Food/Burger place and why ?
Taco Bell, my favorite food is tacos, so they trump all others.

Favorite School Subject ?

Favorite Band/Musician ?
Morgan Wallen

NBA, NHL, MLB, NCAAF, NFL, Which league is the best and why ?
NCAAF, The rivalries, upsets, bowl season, the future of the sport, nothing can top that.

Best Video Game Console(XBox/Playstation/Sega/Atari/etc) and why ?
Playstation, that’s the console I’ve had the longest and racked up the most hours on.

Airplane, Boat, or Vehicle(motorcycles included), how would you travel and to where ?
I’d travel by airplane down to Texas to see a Cowboys game.

Name one thing in life(NOT SPORTS RELATED) you would like to achieve:
To be known as a well respected person.

Location you think would be the best place to live(ie: island, mountains, city, etc) ? Explain why:
Where I live now because I’m in a nice quiet town surrounded by family and friends.

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