Daily Courier Q&A: Southmoreland's Brennan Bunner
Junior Brennan Bunner made the conversion to Southmoreland's starting quarterback in the middle of the season.
Bunner has helped the Scotties win two games in a row and a win this week over Yough could help Southmoreland earn a trip to the WPIAL Class AA playoffs.
Q: When did you take over as the Scotties' starting signal-caller?
A: It was Week 4. I was pretty stoked. We played Ford City, and we battled, and the team looked up to me. I was honored.
Q: Do you feel more comfortable leading the team now, compared to your first start?
Q: What has helped you develop your comfort level?
A: Just getting more reps and getting more timing and definitely the one-on-one coaching.
Q: What do you feel you need to work on to help you improve at the quarterback position?
A: I definitely need to get stronger, and I need to work on getting out of the pocket more.
Q: What's it like to be a part of a team still fighting for the playoffs this late in the season?
A: It's pretty amazing. We're pretty stoked to play our next game.
Q: What do you do before a game?
A: I always listen to Eric Clapton before a game.
Q: When you aren't playing football, what are some of your other interests?
A: I like to hunt and fish and do other outdoor activities.
Q: Do you play any other sports?
A: I play baseball. I've pitched and played shortstop and second base.
Q: What is your favorite food?
A: Definitely seafood.
Q: What are your future plans?
A: I'd really like to go to college and pursue engineering. I like math and science.
Q: What's it like preparing this week for an important game against Yough?
A: Yough is always a big rival, so it's a big game. We're all pretty stoked about it.