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2022 PFN Player Profile: Lou Swartz – West Shamokin

Written by: on Monday, June 20th, 2022

 

Lou Swartz
West Shamokin
Class Of 2024
QB/WR/MLB/RB/TE/K
Jersey #2
HT/WT6’0, 225
Sophomore Season led Class of 2024 in PA in receiving yards per game (98.7), had 961 all purpose yards in 8 games, and 13 touchdowns.
Other sports: Basketball, Baseball
Defensive Player of the year on team, and 2021 All Gazette Football Team.
Twitter @louswartz_2


Why do you play football?
I have loved playing/watching football since I was little kid. There is no better feeling then playing on Friday Night Lights.

Who is your favorite sports star and why?
T.J. Watt, he is the most electrifying on the Steelers and is a beast.

Do you have a favorite play you remember the most? Explain:
In the first game of my Freshman Season when I scored my first touchdown. My brother was the QB so it made it more special.

What are your goals for this coming season?
My personal goals for this season are 100+tackles, 20+touchdowns, and 2000+all purpose yards. My main goal is for our team to host a home playoff game.

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

What game, yours, college or pro, was your favorite game and why?
Last year when we played Conemaugh Valley for the 2nd time. The first time we played them we lost 62-12. The second time we played them we beat them 39-25 and secured the #5 seed for playoffs.

What sports movie would you watch every day if you had to pick one and why?
Friday Night Lights, it reminds me a lot of our team last year, and our last game.

What cartoon character do you think your head coach most resembles.
Buzz Lightyear

If your mom and dad are screaming at you from the stands, what is it they usually yell?
They usually would be cheering but sometimes my dad will give me a “Really Lou”.

Name one thing that you’d love to do in football that may never happen?
Win a Super Bowl.

Who is your mentor, the person you want to be like? WHY?
My dad, he is always working hard doing something and he is a great dad.

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

What is your most embarrassing sports moment?
My first time playing quarterback freshman year, I cramped in both calves midway through the drive.

Is there anyone in your family, besides your parents, you could consider your biggest fan? Who, Why?
My brother, he pushes me the most and we workout together all the time.

When you aren’t playing, practicing or training for sports, what is your go to activity and why?
Fishing, it is always fun and relaxing to reel in big hogs.

What is your favorite football memory to date?
Our game against Marion Center this past season.

What is your favorite play to run?
Last season it definitely was a Vertical if I had one on one coverage.

What scares you the most?
StinkBugs

Music of choice:
Depends on the day but probably hip-hop.

What was your favorite gift as a little boy? Why?
P.S. Vita, could play madden anywhere.

What restaurant is your go to when you need a big meal?
Chipotle for sure.

Which one? Sheetz or Wawa
Sheetz

What is your favorite vacation destination?
Dewey Beach

Do you remember what the first football game you saw was?
I don’t but it was probably a Steelers game.

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