Spotlight on Rex Roberts |

Spotlight on Rex Roberts

Ryan Slabaugh

Name: Rex Roberts

Year: Junior

Sport: Football/baseball

Position: Receiver/second base

What’s your favorite sports moment? “Probably this last game, when we secured our winning season.”

You have a winning season for the first time in the program’s history. What does this mean to you? “It probably changes our outlook, now that he know we can win, or have a chance in every game.”

What’s something else you want to accomplish this year? “Nothing really. We’ve accomplished most of our goals this year.”

Has there been a secret to the success? “We haven’t given up in any of the games. In years past, when we were losing, we’d start giving up in the fourth quarter.”

What’s it like playing under Coach Isbell? “It’s good. He’s tough, but it makes us a good football team. He emphasizes teamwork.”

What does the Homecoming game mean, especially now you know some jealous alumni will be in the crowd? “It gives us a chance for everyone to see us. We’ve had three straight games away, which have been our toughest games. Nobody’s gotten to see us.”

Favorite subject: Math

Parents: Barbara and George

Siblings: None

Birthday: Nov. 28

Favorite flavor of gum? Grape

Favorite band? Declaration. “I play bass.”

Favorite book? “I don’t really have one.”

TV show? Jackass. “The movie comes out Oct. 25.”

Favorite athlete: John Elway

What do you like on your sandwich? Peanut butter and jelly

If you lived on an island, what three things would you bring?

1) CD player

2) Food

3) Television

What are you going to be for Halloween? “I haven’t really thought about that. I don’t know.”

If you had a million dollars you had to spend, how would you? “I’d buy a car. I’d spend $500,000 on a car and another $500,000 putting parts into it.”

Complete these phrases:

I never: “I’m having a blank.”

I always: “I’ve got a million things I always do, I just can’t think of any.”

Compiled by Ryan Slabaugh

Photo by Ryan Slabaugh

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