Highland HS had a very good 06. They return several key players and are looking to have an even better 07. We had a chance to chat with one of the DE's in Fredrick Trujillo, here's what he had to say.
DE from Highland
HS had a big junior season. He was
voted 1st team all district and also 2nd team all metro
during the 06 season.
Trujillo has good speed coming off the edge and
has a chance to be even better in 07.
PrepNewMexico.com: What is your height, weight, 40
times, bench and squat?
Trujillo: I'm 6'0 and I weight 220 my best
40 time is 4.8 I bench 285 and I squat 350
What honors did
you receive this past season?
Trujillo: I was voted 1st team
all district and 2nd team all metro honorable mention all
PrepNewMexico.com: What were your stats from last
Trujillo: I had 7 sacks and I also had 70
tackles and 40 assisted tackles
PrepNewMexico.com: What was your best memory from
this past season?
Trujillo: My best memory is going undefeated
in district and beating Rio
Grande in the final game to win the district
PrepNewMexico.com: What are you doing to prepare for
Trujillo: We have practice during the week
I'm lifting and doing footwork all the time I'm also working on my
PrepNewMexico.com: What are your strengths as a
Trujillo: I do pretty good on keeping my
outside containtment, I also am a good speed rusher.
PrepNewMexico.com: What are your weaknesses as a
Trujillo: Getting stronger and keeping my
pad level down and staying lower all the time.
PrepNewMexico.com: What do you like most about the
game of football?
Trujillo: I really like the feeling of
getting the sack, getting that tackle and also the feeling that you get from
PrepNewMexico.com: Who is the best player you have
ever played against?
Trujillo: Probably Michael Love from Rio
Rancho or Jerrod Metzger from Manzano during my sophomore year, they were both
PrepNewMexico.com: What are your aspirations as far
as playing football in college?
Trujillo: I'm hoping to play football in
college I've been to UCLA, UNM and also the camp at UTEP the coaches from UTEP
and UNM have said they will be keeping in touch with me. I don't have any offers but I'm hearing
from a lot of Ivy league schools I currently have a 3.88
PrepNewMexico.com: Name some teammate's people need
to look out for next season?
Trujillo: Michael Rode LB, Tony McCoy RB,
Jerrod Sanchez DT, Rolando Tremmell QB
PrepNewMexico.com: What can we expect from your team
Trujillo: I think we are coming back fresh
we lose a lot of seniors but we return lots on our defense. Our offense is going to be new but I
think we can make the playoffs for sure.
PrepNewMexico.com would like to
thank Fredrick for his time, we also would like to wish him and all of his
Highland teammates the best of luck this
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