Athlete of the Week: Brandon Becraft, Fairborn High School

Name: Brandon Becraft

School: Fairborn

Sport: Football

Class: Senior

Age: 17

Claim to fame: Tri-State Player of the Week and GWOC leading tackler among defensive linemen

Bet you didn’t know: My first name is George

Toughest opponent/why: Trotwood because their kids play with such a fast and electric speed

Favorite book: The Blind Side

Favorite movie: The Longest Yard

Favorite TV show: ESPN

Favorite musical artist: Future

Favorite pro athlete/why: JJ Watt because of his humble approach, leadership skills and the way he plays the game

Favorite smell: Whatever mom is cooking

Favorite home-cooked meal: Chicken n’ dumplings

Game-day rituals: Stretch and shower before the game so I am fresh

Person who would play me in a movie/why: Channing Tatum because my friends say I resemble his goofiness

Words you live by: If you’re not first, you’re last

Biggest influence/why: My mom. Being a single parent, her hard work and unselfishness inspires me daily

I am most annoyed by: People who are not honest and organized

You can’t live without: Peanut butter

Most embarrassing moment: Ripping my pants on a mechanical bull at a friend’s birthday party

In 10 years, I’ll be: Working in my profession, owning a house and starting a family

Best thing about football: The physicality and hitting people

Worst thing about football: Nothing at all

Vegetable I just won’t eat: Tomatoes, but I love ketchup

Favorite junk food: Brownies

Favorite school subject: Social studies

Last DVD or video game I bought: 2K

Person whose brain you’d like to pick: Bill Gates

Love to trade places for a day with: Rob Dyredek, a living legend

When I’m bored, I like to: Paint of play video games

Worst habit: Procrastinating

On your bedroom walls: Ohio State merchandise

Talent I’d most like to have: Immortality

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