Here's our second installment of conversation with Travis, as we continue to look at Army's class of 2003.
ArmySports.com: What do you know about the defense Coach Berry will be running this season & how do you see this scheme fitting your style of play?
Travis Prikryl: When I was on my visit and they show me some film on the defense and it's a lot like the scheme we run at here Central.
ArmySports.com: When we last spoke, you indicated that you were 6'4" 245 pounds. What is your current weight?
Travis Prikryl: I'm at 255 and I plan on coming into R-Day at that weight.
ArmySports.com: If you were to use one word to describe your senior year of high school thus far, what would it be?
Travis Prikryl: "Exciting". There are a lot of things going on, a lot of decision being made… very hectic.
ArmySports.com: Have you followed any of Army's recruiting through the Internet? If so, what are your thoughts?
Travis Prikryl: Not too much.
ArmySports.com: Tell me what you bring to the team- what are your best attributes as an athlete, as a person, and as a leader?
Travis Prikryl: I'm quick off the line. I like to get to the ball, especially on the pass rush.
ArmySports.com: What are some of the things that you have been working on prior to arriving at West Point?
Travis Prikryl: I have been doing the Black Knight workout program & lots of running.
ArmySports.com: So, do you have one song that you listen to before a game to get you pumped up...and that song would be?
Travis Prikryl: Not really, I just like to clear my mind before the game and get very focused.
ArmySports.com: What do you think will be your biggest challenge for the upcoming 2003 season?
Travis Prikryl: Adjusting to the speed of the game. The college game is a lot faster than at the high school level.
ArmySports.com: What makes you the most proud of becoming a West Point Cadet?
Travis Prikryl: The tradition and history of the Academy.
ArmySports.com: What would you like to tell the Army fans relative to this upcoming season?
Travis Prikryl: Next year will be whole different year for Army football.