This year marks the 10th Annual Tampa Bay High School Football Combine, presented by the Tampa Bay Sports Commission. With so many exceptional student-athletes in attendance, we'd like to provide the opportunity to get to know the players a little before they hit the field at this year's combine.
Will McCullough, 5'11", 171lbs.
Class of 2016, Quarterback, Brookwood High School, FL
Q: "What do you think distinguishes you from every other player in the nation?"
A: "I am extremely accurate, I've been a QB for twelve years, I have high football intellect, a 3.7 Honors GPA, and work 6 days a week during off-season."
Q: "What do you hope to gain out of your participation in the Tampa Bay High School Football Combine?"
A: "Additional exposure"
Q: "What are your strengths? What do you need to improve on?"
A: "Accurate, pocket presence, reading defenses, and a great teammate. I need to improve on speed."
Q: "What extracurricular or community involvement activities do you participate in? What are your hobbies outside of football?"
A: "I play lacrosse, I coach little league lacrosse and football"
Q: "Which player, if any, do you model your game after or often get compared to by your teammates on the field?"
A: "Peyton Manning"
Q: "How have you evolved over the years as a player?"
A: "Overall football IQ, I've gotten bigger and stronger from CSA training, field work, and lifting"
Q: "What is your proudest moment in football?"
A: "Making varsity as a sophomore this past season"
Q: "What is your proudest moment off the field?"
A: "Achieving all my academic goals and getting and receiving scholar athlete three straight years"
Q: "What celebrity would play you in the movie version of your life and why?"
A: "Matthew McConaughey, he's funny and was great in We Are Marshall"
Q: "What TV show marathon will keep you on the couch all day?"
A: "College football/Around the Horn"
Q: "Who/what has been the biggest influence on football in your life? How so?"
A: "My Dad. He introduced me to football at four years old and still coaches me. He is a college lacrosse coach, and has taught me a great work ethic."
Q: "What honors or awards have you received (both athletic and non-athletic)?"
A: "Varsity as a sophomore, MVP as a freshman on JV, four-time All-American Pop Warner Treasure Coast Conference, numerous academic awards"
Q: "What is your favorite movie?"
A: "Remember the Titans"
Q: "Who is your favorite NFL team?"
A: "The Dallas Cowboys"
Q: "What is your favorite web site?"
Q: "What is your favorite food?"
A: "Macaroni and cheese"
Q: "Have you received any college interest?"
A: "I have received interest from Auburn, Princeton, St. JOhns, and numerous D2 and D3 schools."
Q: "What are your statistics from your previous season?"
A: "148-213, 1206 yards, 21 TDs, 3INTs, 5 rushing TDs"