Rob Park earns 1st Team All-State at punter
The following information was revealed during our interview with Rob Park:
How did your season go this year? "It was great. We finished 11-1 and won the Div 11 (3A) State Championship."
What were your stats for the season? "I rushed for 379 yards and 11 Td's I passed for 1, 466 yards and 13 Td's Punting wise, I had 41 punts for a 38.1 yard average, and I landed 10 punts inside the 20 yard line."
Any awards come your way? "I was named to the Commercial Appeal's Best of the Preps. I was the Tennessee Sports Writers 1st Team All-State punter. I made Div 11 1st Team at Punter and Quarterback, and I was the Div 11 Offensive Player of the Year."
What most did you improve on this year? "Probably punting wise, my hangtime and distance Throwing wise, I just stuck to the game plan. We worked hard every game No one really returned any of my punts this year. I had some really good hangtimes."
Have you set up any official visits? "I am going to Auburn on January 14 and Alabama on January 21. I had NC.State scheduled in December. We are in the process of rescheduling it."
Where does Ole Miss fit in your plans? "They are still in the running. I like Ole Miss a lot, but they quit recruiting me when Blake (McAdams) committed. I do not know now that Blake is not going there anymore. I really like Ole Miss. They are one of my favorites."
Which schools are keeping in weekly contact? "I talk to Coach Unger at Alabama a lot, and I talk to Eddie Gran at Auburn a lot too."
What are you looking for in a school? "Just how I would fit it. Is it the right situation for me?"
Rob carries a 3.0 GPA and a 26 on the ACT.