So, in a way to better understand the use of Deep Dish Football for Illinois recruits and the whole entire IHSA Football scene. Decided to do player profiles of players who you might not know or you might know, but you should respect them for their roles on their respective teams. This is one of the many reasons why Deep Dish Football is respected in the IHSA. Every Football Player Has A Story To Tell
Zac Laird how was your sophomore season?
We had a good year we went 8-1 and went all the way to the quarterfinals
What does football mean to you?
It means a lot. Football has been a big part of my life and I have played with great teammates
What should college coaches know about you?
What they should know about me is that I am a hard worker, I am coachable, and I am a good student in the classroom.
What do you feel is your strongest trait on the football field?
My strongest trait is my closing speed on the ball carrier
How does Athens look for the upcoming season?
Even though we graduated some key seniors, we have 6 returning starters on both sides of the ball.
Who else on Athens should I be on the lookout for this upcoming season?
Jace Schwab OL/DT 2023. Camden Austin RB 2023. Cory Craig FB/MLB 2024. Brayden Leathers OL/LB 2024.
What game are you most excited for this upcoming season?
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