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Billy Splain | August 18, 2023
Defensive End and Guard
Upper St. Clair
Class Of 2025
positions you play
HT/WT 6’3 / 250
First Team All Conference DE and Second Team All Conference Guard
Coach Junko says “Nate will be an impact player this year, holds Ivy League offer from UPenn”
LET’S GET TO KNOW NATE!
Why do you play football?
I love the game. Only sport you can hit people and not get in trouble. Plus, the bonds you form with your teammates are special.
It’s gameday! What are you looking forward to the most?
Going out and getting a win for my team.
Who is your favorite sports star and WHY?
TJ Watt. He is a beast.
Do you have a favorite play you remember the most? Explain:
My first varsity sack against Peters Twp. last season.
What was last years season like for you?
Last year was a very memorable season. Lost in the WPIAL Championship, but learned a lot every week. I was lead by a great group of seniors too.
What are your goals for this coming season?
Win a Championship is the ultimate goal. At a personal level I want to be All Conference again and have 10+ sacks.
Who is the best player you ever lined up against?
Ryan Cory – Pine Richland
What stadium, HS/college/pro would you love to visit for a game?
The Horseshoe – The Ohio State University
What is your favorite Pro team, any sport?
What game, yours, college or pro, was your favorite game you watched and why?
USC vs. Gateway. A great game that went back and forth all night.
What sports movie would you watch every day if you had to pick one and why?
Remember the Titans. Quality movie.
If your mom and dad are screaming at you from the stands, what is it they usually yell?
Neither of them yell. However if I look up at my Mom she’ll give me a thumbs up or thumbs down based on how I’m playing.
Name one thing that you’d love to do in football that may never happen?
Play a team from another state. See how the competition is other places.
Who is your mentor, the person you want to be like? WHY?
My parents are my mentors as they make me want to be the best version of myself.
Name a sport you’d love to play but can’t:
Is there anyone in your family, besides your parents, you could consider your biggest fan? Who, Why?
My brothers. They always have supported me and are at every game they can be at.
When you aren’t playing, practicing or training for sports, what is your go to activity and why?
Hang out with friends and just enjoy life.
What is your favorite football memory to date?
My team’s playoff run last year.
What is your favorite play to run?
Any play where I’m pulling as a guard.
What scares you the most?
Music of choice:
Whatever sounds good to me.
What was your favorite gift as a little boy? Why?
What restaurant is your go to when you need a big meal?
What is your favorite vacation destination?
Hilton Head Island
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