Q & A with Sandia DB Michael Brown

A few days ago we introduced the state to Sandia star Tanner Ireland. Today let us introduce you to one of his talented teammates in DB Michael Brown. Brown has good size and speed standing 5'10 and running in the 4.5 range.

A week ago we introduced the state to Sandia DB Tanner Ireland.  We said that Ireland was the anchor of a very talented defensive secondary.  Today we introduce you to one of his highly regarded teammates in speedy corner Michael Brown.  Last season, Brown earned honorable mention honors as a corner and is working hard to have a big 2008 season.

What were your stats/honors from last season?
Honorable mention corner

What is your official height and weight?
5"10 167lbs

What is your greatest football memory?
When I was a sophomore and we were one game away from playing in the state championship game.

What are your goals for the upcoming season?
Get 900 yards rushing at running back and get 40 tackles at corner.

What are you doing to prepare for this season? Will you attend any camps this summer?
I'm lifting and running hard. Right now I do not plan on attending any camps this summer.

What aspect of your game have you really worked hard on to improve?
My vision

Who are some of your teammates that people need to watch out for next year?
Cody Williams, Eric Stoltenberg, Tanner Ireland, and Marcus Washington.

Name one teammate that you respect the most and why?
Marcus Washington because he works hard and he also pushes me to work harder.

What are your goals as far as playing football in college?
Work hard and give 100%

Who is currently recruiting you? Do you have any early offers to speak of?
No one is recruiting me yet.

Would you consider staying in state to play in college?

What schools would be your top 5 schools?
1. New Mexico
2. New Mexico State
3. Eastern NM
4. Texas Tech
5. Colorado

Who is the best player you ever played against and why?
Derris Jackson, he was just a great athlete and could play any position.

What other sports do you play?
I run track

What are your bench max lifts in the bench, squat, power clean and 40 time?
My bench max is 245, squat 315, clean 200, and 4.5 40 time.

How do you think your coach would describe you as a player?
A hard worker and a great role model by example.

What is your strength as a football player?
My speed

What is your weakness as a football player?
Thinking too much

Who is your favorite athlete and why?
Randy Moss because he is good and he makes it look too easy.

What is the best piece of advice you have ever gotten? Who did you get it from?
Never take a play off! Coach Barker

Who has been the most influential person in your life and why?
My parents because they are always supportive of me.

We would really like to thank Coach Barker for his help setting up this interview.  We also would like to wish the Sandia football squad the best of luck this season.

We are hoping to get some tape on the best players at Sandia, if we are able to we will post those as they become available.

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