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2021 PFN Player Profile: Sam Penna – Richland @PennaSam @rhsfootball @Richland_Sports

Written by: on Thursday, May 13th, 2021


Sam Penna 

Richland High School 

Class of 2023 


Ht: 5’9 Wt: 155 

Other sports: Basketball and baseball 

Awards: All-Area defensive back 

Twitter: @PennaSam 

Why do you play football? 

When I was I played every sport imaginable so I just fell in love with it. I always watch Notre Dame and the Steelers. 

What has been your best memory from football so far? 

Winning district six my Freshman and Sophomore year.

Who is your favorite pro athlete and why?

Lebron James, I’ve liked him since he was on the Cavs. I like the way he plays and he’s a good role model. 

Who is your biggest fan and why? 

Either my mom or dad but they can argue, they are at every game and practice if they can. 

Is there any specific person you look up to and use as a role model?  

My parents, they make me strive to be better every day, they help our community. They work hard and overall great people. 

What is your desired major in college?

Criminal justice, psychology, or sports management.  

Coming off a year with COVID struggles, what do you think this year will be like?

There are definitely gonna be more fans and fewer masks when playing and possibly having your own water bottles. 

Favorite play to run?

Double pass, I got a bubble screen and threw it for a touchdown. 

What is your personal goal for this season?

1,000 receiving yards, five interceptions, and some passing yards. 

Favorite pre-game meal?

Tuna noodle casserole. My grandma made it one time and ever since I eat it before every game. 

Sports movie?

Rudy and We Are Marshall.

Sport you’d love to play but can’t?


Most embarrassing sports moment?

When I was younger, I was super competitive, and in tee-ball, I kept score in my head and I stole second base and I had to use the bathroom and so when stealing I slid and used the bathroom at second base. 

Favorite summer activity? 

Travel basketball.

What are you looking forward to most this year?

Playing football and having a more important role in a non-COVID season, and having more fans. 

Favorite activities?

Hanging out with friends, playing Xbox, and being outside. 

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