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Brian Stinson, Tri-County North

Name: Brian Stinson

School: Tri-County North

Grade: Junior

Age: 16

Sports: Football, basketball

Claim to fame/honors: Quarterback accounted for four touchdowns, two rushing and two passing, in win over Twin Valley South; lettered since freshman year in basketball at point guard; studying sports management at Career Technology Center.

Bet you didn’t know … I play golf on Sundays with my dad and papaw and brother

Words you live by: Never give up and persevere through all things

Toughest opponent: Covington in football, Madison in basketball

Biggest influence: My father; also my coaches, team and offensive line, because without them, I’m nothing.

Game-day rituals: Go out to eat with my brother and sit at different tables

What’s on your bedroom walls? Picture of Eric Thomas, motivational speaker

When I’m bored I like to … play NBA2K18 or Madden

Favorite movie: Coach Carter

Person who would play you in a movie: Kevin Hart

Favorite TV show: Friday Night Lights

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Sports

I can live without: Mayonnaise

Event you’d like to attend: Peach Jam

Favorite book: Friday Night Lights

Chicken and noodles

Favorite restaurant: BW3

Favorite smell: Barbeque

Favorite cereal: Frosted Flakes

Store where you’d like a shopping spree: Dick’s Sporting Goods

Vegetable you won’t eat: Green beans

I’d love to trade places for a day with … LeBron James

Whose mind would you like to read? My dad

Place where you’d love to travel? Hawaii

Talent you’d like to have? Dancing

Physical education

Favorite athlete: Brett Favre. That’s why I wear No. 4.

Favorite team: Cincinnati Bengals

Favorite Olympic sport: USA basketball

Something in the world I’d like to change: Negativity

Favorite sports moment: Throwing my first varsity touchdown against Twin Valley South

Favorite junk food: Oreos

Best thing about football: The competition

In 10 years, I hope to be … a role model for younger kids

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