football, varsity football · Senior Spotlight: JW Rucker


Senior Spotlight: JW Rucker
 
Jersey # 51
 
Position or positions you play
Linebacker
 
What is your favorite class?
History
 
What are you most proud of?
I am most proud of making all the people who support me in my life proud.
 
Who would you like to thank for supporting you in becoming the student athlete that you are today?
Coach Woody for teaching me the position, Coach Amburgey for always believing in me, Coach MacDonald for giving me the opportunity to play, and Coach Victoria for pushing me to get better and lead.
 
What advice do you have for the underclassmen?
Make the most of every day and work your hardest every day because it goes by fast and you nothing is guaranteed.
 
What is your favorite movie?
Top Gun
 
Who is your hero?
My Dad
 
Why did you want to play football?
Football teaches you so much about life, you have to push yourself for other people because it’s bigger than just you, and you make memories and forge relationships that will last a lifetime.
 
What is your favorite Wayne tradition?
Before every game we listen to “In the Air Tonight” by Phil Collins.
 
Why are you proud to play football at Wayne High School?
There is a winning culture at Wayne and it’s a blessing to be apart of something so great that has impacted the community and produced so many successful young men.
 
What does it feel like to walk out on the field under the Friday Night Lights?
It feels so cool to be able to run out with the crowd behind us and play for each other, but also for all of our supporters in the stands.
 
What do you want to accomplish this season?
I want to go 1-0 every week and play to the best of our abilities as a team.