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2021 PFN Player Profile: Rodney Gallagher – Laurel Highlands @RodneyG-3rd @LHMustangFB @MustangMadness0

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| August 24, 2021


Rodney Gallagher

Laurel Highlands High School 

Class of 2023 


Ht: 6’0 Wt: 165 

Other sports: Basketball 

Awards: First-team All-Conference Freshman year. Sophomore year for offense and defense.

Twitter: @RodneyG-3rd 

Why do you play football? 

I play football because I’ve been interested in it since I started when I was four.

What has been your best memory from football so far? 

Being recognized and having colleges offer me and be interested in me.

Who is your favorite pro athlete and why?

My favorite pro athlete is Lebron James but mentality-wise is Kobe Bryant. Lebron is great to the community and a great athlete but Kobe had a mentality to destroy everything in front of him.

Who is your biggest fan and why? 

My biggest fans are my family. They support me in everything and travel to wherever I go to support me in the best way.

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

My role model is my dad. He taught me a lot growing up and just continues to be there for me.

What is your desired major in college?  

I haven’t really decided yet. Looking to make a decision soon.

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

Hopefully, everything becomes normal this year and we will have a great year.

Favorite play to run?

A jet sweep.

What is your personal goal for this season?

To better my stats, make a run with my team, gain more college offers.

Favorite pre-game meal?

Chicken and salad.

Sports movie?

Above the Rim or Coach Carter.

Sport you’d love to play but can’t?


Most embarrassing sports moment?

Airball in a basketball game.

What are you looking forward to most this year?

To become a better player and get my stock up.

Favorite activities?

Family time, hanging with friends, doing fun things.

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