Jock Box: Daniel Mendez

Here’s a look at the defensive side of the football team

Name:Daniel Mendez
Position: Defensive end
JV, Varsity or Freshman team:Varsity
Jersey Number: 66

Who inspired you to play football?
“My Dad.”

What is the best thing about football?
“You get to hit people and not get in trouble.”

When did you begin playing?
“I didn’t play until high school.”

What was the most exciting thing about the first game this year?

The team walks onto the field to shake hands with their opponents.


“We won! We beat Marshall!”

What will be the worst thing about the last game?
“It will be my last time playing high school football.”

What lessons have you learned in sports that you will take with you in your future?
“In the words of Coach Kloza ,’Championships are won today.’”
Tell me a story about the most memorable thing that has happened this year?
“For me, the most memorable moment was when I got my sack against the Westwood quarterback.”

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