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Jimmy DeMarco is a junior fullback-linebacker for Connellsville. Evan R. Sanders/Daily Courier
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Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, 8:47 p.m.

Jimmy DeMarco is a junior fullback and linebacker for the Connellsville Falcons. As a sophomore, DeMarco was a contributor to Connellsville's run to the 2011 playoffs.

He caught three passes, including a touchdown reception, in Connellsville's final win of the season, a 49-18 victory over Valley in the regular-season finale. DeMarco also made an impact on special teams when he scored on a recovered fumble on a kickoff in a 40-7 season-opening victory over Uniontown. DeMarco was also a strong player from his outside linebacker position.

Q: What excites you the most about the season opener?

A: Just getting off to a fast start.

Q: What is the best advice you have received?

A: My dad tells me to keep my head up and stay low. He tells me that before every game.

Q: What are your goals for the season?

A: To make the playoffs, of course, and to have a better record than last year.

Q: What are some of your favorite non-football activities?

A: Hunting, working out and hanging out with friends.

Q: Where did you go on vacation this summer?

A: Myrtle Beach.

Q: Who is your favorite athlete?

A: LaMarr Woodley.

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Spaghetti.

Q: What is your favorite movie?

A: “The Batman Trilogy.”

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