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2021 PFN Player Profile: Mason Somers-Huntingdon Bearcats @Somers2022 @BearcatFootbal2

Written by: on Wednesday, July 28th, 2021

 

Mason Somers

Huntingdon Bearcats

Class Of 2022

Position(s): DE, OT

Jersey #77

Ht: 6’2 – WT: 225

Awards:
Second Team Defense for the Mountain League and won a medal at a sports international camp for offensive line

Twitter @Somers2022

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Why do you play football?
I play football because it’s where I can go and better myself as a player. But any anger I have in me I let it out during practice or the game. Another thing is it helps me learn a lot of things that I can use on later in life. Like discipline and work effort.

Who is your favorite sports star and why?
T. J. Watt is my favorite sports star because of the way he plays on the field with his aggression. When I watch him play, every play is an 110% effort.

Do you have a favorite play you remember the most? Explain:
One play I remember that was my favorite is a rip tag where the garden kicks out the end and the tackle becomes the lead blocker.

What are your goals for this coming season?
My goals for this season are, being a good role model for my team because we have a very young team this year and everyone on my team having a 110% work effort to be better.

What is your favorite Pro team, any sport?
The Pittsburgh Steelers

What game, yours, college or pro, was your favorite game and why?
My favorite game that I have ever played was my Sophomore year against Penn’s Valley where I got knocked over and I saw the ball carrier coming to my gap. While I was still on my knees I wrapped the kid up around his legs and he wasn’t going anywhere.

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

If your mom and dad are screaming at you from the stands, what is it they usually yell?
My mom usually yells “good job buddy” and my dad yells “Come on Mason”, those are the ones I hear the most.

Who is your mentor, the person you want to be like?
There’s a lot of people I want to be like and they all have taught me a t least one thing in my life so I would say my entire family and some of my friends.

Name a sport you’d love to play but can’t?
There’s no better sport than football !!!

What is your most embarrassing sports moment?
Both guards pulling at the same time and hitting each other.

Is there anyone in your family, besides your parents, you could consider your biggest fan? Who, Why?
My step mom and my brother who also plays with me on the line and looks up to me.

When you aren’t playing, practicing or training for sports, what is your go to activity and why?
I would say hunting or fishing.

What is your favorite football memory to date?
My first Friday night game there’s nothing else like it.

What is your favorite play to run?
Any of our pull plays.

What scares you the most?
I would say when I’m chasing after the ball carrier and not knowing if about to get blind sided or not.

Music of choice?
Country

What was your favorite gift as a little boy? Why?
My first ever gun because my dad seen that I had a passion for hunting.

What restaurant is your go to when you need a big meal?
Any kind of buffet.

Which one, Sheetz or Wawa?
Sheetz all the way!!

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