July 10, 2014
Each weekday this summer a new cadet-athlete will be featured in Getting to Know, a Q&A series where Army fans can read about their favorite players. Today's cadet is sophomore sprint football player Marqus Burrell.
NAME: Marqus Burrell
HOMETOWN: Martinsburg, W. Va.
DESCRIBE COACH WEST: Coach West is hard working and determined to make the program better all the time.
FAVORITE ATHLETE: Ray Rice
FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: The Army Team, BEAT NAVY
BEST PART OF ARMY SPRINT FOOTBALL: Playing football on a team with all my close friends.
FAVORITE FIELD TO PLAY ON: Shea Stadium, nothing like playing at home.
OPPONENT MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING: Navy because they came out tough this past year.
HOW ARE YOU SPENDING YOUR SUMMER: Relaxing and cutting weight at home until Buckner and Physical Individual Advanced Development (PIAD) begins.
TO RELAX, I: Watch a movie or listen to music.
FAVORITE MEAL: French Fries and a Bacon Cheeseburger
FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Miami, Fla., it has the perfect balance of beach and city.
MY IPOD HAS: A little bit of everything, except country.
FAVORITE PART OF ARMY GAMEDAY: The Game
FAVORITE PART OF WEST POINT: Being able to play Sprint Football
DESCRIBE ARMY SPRINT FOOTBALL: Regular football, with some cutting weight and not eating.
ARMYS OFFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE: Hopefully, Me.
ARMY’S DEFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE: James “Buddy” Craft
WHAT PLAYER WILL SURPISE PEOPLE IN 2014: Matthew Tamburri
WHO IS STRONGEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Most Likely James “Buddy” Craft
WHO IS FASTEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Austin Breed
WHO IS FUNNIEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Spencer Ellis
WHICH PLAYER IS MOST LIKLEY TO BECOME A GENERAL: James “JJ” Wartski
WHAT TEAM THAT IS NOT ON OUR SCHEDULE WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY: Air Force because it would be nice to get another academy in the league and on the schedule.
I FOLLOW HOW MANY PEOPLE ON TWITTER: 635
2014 Getting to Know Archive