Meet the Player

Nate Stafford, Varsity Football


Destinee Baker

This is the lion of the week on the varsity football team.

When did you start playing football?

I started playing football when I was four years old.

How many hours a week do you practice?

I practice around 6-7 hours a week.

What position do you play, and why? 

Receiver. I like scoring touchdowns to help my team win. 

Name one thing you are working to improve right now?

Mechanics on running to get faster. 

Pre-game ritual?

Eating Chick-fil-A every morning before a game. 

Nicknames your teammates call you?

Nate the Great. 

How would your teammates describe you?

My teammates would describe me as hardworking and a great encourager. 

Who is your role model, and why?

My dad, he teaches me a lot of how to be a God-fearing man and helped me throughout my sports career. 

What gives you an edge? 

Working on my game early in the morning when people are sleeping.

What is the hardest thing about football?

Afternoon practices in 106 degree weather. 


Name a hobby you enjoy outside sports?

Watching Netflix. 

Name something that stresses you out, and why?

School, because of all the homework and tests. 

Name something you’re a pro at? 


Name a recent accomplishment you are proud of, and why?

Beating a top 6A school in football, because people said we couldn’t do it and we did. 

Name one thing about yourself that most people don’t know?

I have a broken pinkie from Eighth Grade that I never put back in place!