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2021 PFN Player Profile: Zach Rodgers – Grove City @zachrodgers105 @GC_EaglesFB

Written by: on Wednesday, August 25th, 2021

 

Zach Rodgers 

Grove City High School 

Class of 2022 

DB/OLB/QB/WR 

Ht: 5’10 Wt: 175 

Other sports: Baseball 

Awards: First-team All-Region safety. 

Twitter: @zachrodgers105


Why do you play football? 

I play football because I enjoy getting to be with my friends and competing against other teams.

What has been your best memory from football so far? 

My best memory was beating Hickory in the playoffs my Sophomore year to advance to the District 10 Championship Game.

Who is your favorite pro athlete and why?

JuJu Smith-Schuster because he works hard and earns respect from his teammates.

Who is your biggest fan and why? 

My biggest fan is my whole family and girlfriend because they’re always at every game cheering for me and supporting me.

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

I look up to my dad because he’s honest and hardworking and would go out of his way to help you.

What is your desired major in college?  

Desired major would be Civil Engineering.

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

I think this year will have a more competitive and emotional atmosphere because of fans and a normal schedule again. Everyone is ready to come back and play hard to make up for last year not getting a full season.

Favorite play to run?

Favorite play to run would be when we throw the ball to our receiver and throw it back to the quarterback when the defense isn’t paying attention.

What is your personal goal for this season?

My personal goal this season is to make it to the state playoffs.

Favorite pre-game meal?

A favorite pre-game meal is probably a steak and cheese sub.

Sports movie?

Sports movie would be Remember The Titans or The Blind Side.

Sport you’d love to play but can’t?

A sport I’d like to play would be hockey.

Most embarrassing sports moment?

Most embarrassing moment is when I was returning a punt and forgot to look to see if anyone was coming and I got laid out as soon as I touched the ball.

What are you looking forward to most this year?

I’m looking forward to playing every game like it’s my last and having fun with my friends and teammates for one last year.

Favorite activities?

Favorite activities outside of football are spending time with my girlfriend and building things.

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