We have finally received our first
interview from a
24-7Football.com: What were your stats from last season?
Jeff Hines: I started in seven games and didn't give up a sack.
24-7: What is your official height and weight?
Jeff: I'm currently 6'0" and 265 pounds.
24-7: What is your greatest football memory?
I have two. The first one is beating
24-7: What are your goals for the upcoming season?
Jeff: To win a state championship and to be all state at center.
24-7: How are you preparing for the upcoming season? Will you attend any camps this summer?
I have been lifting with the team at 5 in the morning and then working out again
in the afternoon. I attended the
24-7: What aspect of your game have you really worked hard to improve?
Jeff: I have been running everyday in the afternoon with a couple of teammates to improve my speed and agility.
24-7: Who are some of your teammates that people need to watch out for?
Jeff: Jake Burke will be returning at right guard and will play some defense this year. Justin Howe, Ridge Nielsen and Dan Huber are all coming back on the d-line. Also Zack Klug, Spencer Patterson, Cody Barron and Nick Zehring saw significant playing time.
Explain to those who don't know the tradition at
Jeff: Our tradition is to accept nothing but perfection.
24-7: What are your goals regarding playing football in college?
Jeff: To play football anywhere that wants me.
24-7: Who is currently recruiting you? Do you have any offers yet?
Jeff: University of Montana, Northern Arizona University, South Dakota State, Colorado State University, Northern Colorado and Nevada. No offers yet.
24-7: What would your top 5 college choices be?
24-7: Who is the best player you ever played against? Why?
Jeff: Chris Brogdon from Desert Vista *signed with UNLV) because he ran for over 200 yards against our defense and made his own plays.
24-7: Name one opponent who you really respect and why?
24-7: What other sports do you play?
Jeff: I wrestled and compete in Olympic weightlifting.
24-7: What are your best lifts in the bench, squat, power clean and 40 yard dash?
Jeff: I benched 340, cleaned 330 and ran a 5.1 forty.
24-7: How do you think your coach would describe you as a player?
Jeff: A hardworking player that does not give up. "The typical Mt. view player"
24-7: Who is your favorite athlete and why?
Jeff: Mike Webster of the Pittsburgh Steelers from the 1970's because he plays my position was a tough s.o.b.
24-7: What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?
Jeff: My father, a Pac 10 football official, always tells me to, "Play every play to make the highlight film."
24-7: Tell us what can we expect from your team this season?
Jeff: The state championship.
24-7: What position do you think you will play in college?
Jeff: Defensive tackle.
24-7: What can a college program expect from you as a player?
Jeff: A hard worker who may not be the biggest player but will play like one.
The staff at 24-7 would like to thank Jeff for his time and wish him luck during the upcoming season. Anyone wishing to contact him may email email@example.com.