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Better know an athlete

Q&A with a local high school athlete


This week:

Brody Olson

Senior

Molalla High School

Football and track

Molalla Pioneer: Who are your sports heroes and why?

Brody Olson: A.J. Green, because he’s a great young wide receiver.

If you could meet anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?

Walter Payton.

Who’s your favorite coach and why?

Coach [Kaleb] Mitchell—teaches us not only football but life lessons. He’s always there for his kids.

What’s the most exciting time you had on the field?

My first varsity touchdown.

Do you have any pre-game rituals or superstitions?

Eat Subway and a banana and listen to music.

Do you have a nickname?

Brolson.

What drives you to succeed?

Knowing I can do anything I want and play on any level of football. And the brotherhood of my team.

What are your goals after high school?

Play college football at the school that best fits me and my later life.

How do you balance sports and school work?

Finish as much school work as possible, then go to football, then do my homework.

What do you do outside of sports?

Workout, hangout with friends and relax at home.

What’s your favorite movie, TV show, book and band?

The Notebook, Blue Mountain State, Harry Potter, and, not a band, but Blake Shelton.




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