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Tracy Greene

Recruit Spotlight: TE Tracy Greene, McDonogh #35 High School, Class of 2012

by Stephen Garcia

February 6, 2012 –

Tracy Greene
Tracy Greene

LAFM: For starters, what’s your current height, weight, and forty time?

TG: I’m 6’5”, my weight is 245, and my forty time is 4.96.

 

LAFM: Are you originally from Louisiana?

TG: Yes, I’m from Harvey, Louisiana.

 

LAFM: Which teams did you root for growing up?

TG: My favorite team is the Giants.

 

LAFM: When did you first start playing football?

TG: I first started playing football when I was seven.

 

LAFM: Has it always been a big part of your family? Have you had any family members who have played football in the past?

TG: Yes, my dad and uncle played football for Grambling. My dad went to the NFL, he played a year for Pittsburgh and a year for Kansas City.

 

LAFM: Do you play any other sports?

TG: Yes, I play basketball.

 

LAFM: What position?

TG: I play forward.

 

LAFM: Do you play any other positions besides tight end?

TG: I play tight end and some defensive end.

 

LAFM: Is there anyone in college or the Pros that you look up to or try to model your game after?

TG: The main person is Jimmy Graham.

 

LAFM: What do you think is your biggest strength as a player?

TG: I run block pretty well, run blocking is my biggest strength. Also, I can go up over smaller defenders and get the ball.

 

LAFM: What part of your game are you trying to improve upon most?

TG: Getting my speed up.

 

LAFM: Have you been to any camps at this point? If so, which ones?

TG: I went to LSU camp this summer as a defensive end. I went to Louisiana Tech camp as a tight end. Those are the only two camps I went to this summer.

 

LAFM: Have you heard from any coaches or received any offers?

TG: The coaches I’ve heard from are ULM, Prairie View, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Grambling and Alabama State.

 

LAFM: Which schools stick out right now at the top of your list?

TG: Arkansas-Pine Bluff and ULM.

 

LAFM: Is playing close to home a big factor in your recruitment?

TG: Yes, it’s a very big thing because it’s just me and my mom. I want my mom to be able to come see my games and not have to travel as far.

 

LAFM: Have you thought about what you might want to study in college?

TG: Mechanical Engineering.

 

LAFM: What are some goals you’ve set for next year?

TG: Go to college and establish myself on the team as a good player, fight for some playing time and get used to the college game.

 

LAFM: Which school is your favorite to play against, or which game gets you the most fired up each year?

TG: The game that got me the most fired up every year was against O. Perry Walker.

 

LAFM: What are some of the most memorable games or plays you’ve been a part of?

TG: The most memorable is at Neville in the playoffs. I think it was a 4th and 3 and I caught a 29 yard pass that set us up for our only score of the game.

 

LAFM: And lastly can you give us your current GPA and ACT score?

TG: My current ACT score is a 20 and my GPA is a 2.4.

About Lee Brecheen

Lee Brecheen, is the owner and publisher of La, Football Magazine and TV show. He is relentless in his pursuit for excellence. He initially broke into the business in 1992 as a football scout. It is his intent to be fair and honest to all high school players and coaches in Louisiana. Lee strives to be the most thorough and accurate researcher and analyst in order to give the best evaluation of all Louisiana high school football talent. He regularly consults with, and is sought by major college football programs throughout the country for information and advice regarding scholarship prospects from among Louisiana’s high school players at all levels of potential.