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Athlete Spotlight: Alex Florido

Posted: September 11, 2012 - 12:07am
Alex Florido. Crystal Garcia/STAFF
Alex Florido. Crystal Garcia/STAFF

SPORT: Football

POSITION: Defensive tackle

AGE: 17

GRADE: 12th

SCHOOL: North Augusta High

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE FOOTBALL? I love the contact, and it helps to focus and stuff, get good grades.

WHAT IS THE MOST DIFFICULT THING TO DO IN FOOTBALL? Reading my guard

STANDOUT MOMENT: This is my first year starting.

STRENGTHS: Being fast off the ball

IMPROVEMENT GOAL: Get better at my reads, hopefully win state

WORST INJURY: None

TRAINING ROUTINE: Football practice every day after school, weight lift during the day

OTHER SPORTS: Soccer

SPORT YOU WOULD LIKE TO TRY: Baseball

FAVORITE PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE: Cristiano Ronaldo

WHY IS BEING INVOLVED IN SPORTS IMPORTANT? Keeps you in shape, focus more on your schoolwork

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