Thomas Brown, 2021, LB, 5-10, 205, BELLEVILLE WEST
Style of play
Thomas – I study my opponents very well, i can predict plays due to formations and can read keys well. Im physical who plays smart and fast and can play multiple positions other than mlb i’ve played outside backer and safety.
The most influential person in my life
Thomas – is my dad. He is always working hard does whatever he can to provide for my family. He’s always been apart of my life and strongly supports the idea of student comes before athlete with my sister and I.
My most influential coach
Thomas – was Coach Capell. He was the former defensive coordinator at belleville west. He has helped me ever since sophomore year on not only becoming a better football player but a man. He always believes in me and is like a father figure to me.
A great athlete that was in my family
Thomas – was Chip Mcallister a negro league baseball player who lived in Cairo IL where my father was born.
The goals for me in the offseason
Thomas – are to be able to read the plays faster, get faster, stronger, and build a strong bond with my teammates and form a brotherhood.
My most memorable game
Thomas – was the last game of the season was against CBC which is where I had my first varsity start and I stepped up and made some plays.
My pregame ritual
Thomas – is to listen to music with my teammates in the lockerroom and prepare my mind for the upcoming game. We all pray as a team before we go out before the game to ask god for protection and to make sure everyone is going to be safe.
My favorite song
Thomas – is Empty by Juice Wrld one of my favorite rappers. He recently died this past December which was very devastating to a lot of people.
My favorite class
Thomas – is Algebra 2 because I’ve always been good at math my whole life and I really enjoy doing it.
My favorite NFL player now
Thomas – is Luke Kuechly even know he just retired yesterday. He’s a once in a generation player and is also a great person. He’s one of the smartest players in the game and is always aware of the play and reacts fast. He’s someone i look up to.
My favorite player when I was a kid was
Thomas – Ray Lewis. He’s one of the greatest linebackers of all time and also one of the most dominant. he was also very smart and had great instincts to get to the ball.
My biggest accomplishment
Thomas – in the weight room when i squatted 315 my sophomore year.
One of my teammates that can go big at the next level
Thomas – is Alvin Gulley. He’s a versatile lineman and can play many O-Line positions and is great on the defensive side as well. He’s a 6’2 270lb beast who’s been starting since our sophomore year. He also has a 4.0 gpa and has always been a great student and person.
Hardest working teammate/one to keep an eye on
Thomas – The next two answers to the question is Alvin as well. He’s always working out and trying to make himself better and the people around him better. He’s a great person on and off the field and has D1 interests. He was an all city and all conference offensive and defensive lineman. He is one of the best teammates I’ve ever had.
BELLEVILLE WEST BACKER THOMAS BROWN A '21 PLAYER TO WATCH