High school football: Players share their New Year's resolutions

by Scott Wright Published: December 31, 2013

Some of the state's top high school football players recently visited with The Oklahoman and discussed, among other things, their New Year's resolutions. Here are the goals a few of them have planned for the year ahead:

Nick Basquine, wide receiver, Norman North: “To continue to be a good person and affect others around me in a positive way.”

Matt Hockett, Norman punter who is committed to walk on at Oklahoma State: “To start my freshman year at OSU.”

Robert Lolofie, OL/DL, Carl Albert: “To learn more about the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

Jeffery Mead, Tulsa Union's 6-foot-6, 185-pound receiver who is verbally committed to Oklahoma: “Put on 15 pounds by May, and have straight A's my last semester of high school.”

Chandler Miller, offensive lineman, Bixby: “To get more involved in community service.”

Landon Nault, running back, Kingfisher: “To work harder than the previous year and better myself in everything I do.”

Caden Pratt, McAlester's do-it-all standout who played QB, WR, DB and kick returner: “To relax.”

Braden Stringer, running back, Blanchard: “Work hard and do my best for whatever college I go to.”

Will Sunderland, defensive back, Midwest City: “To be the best in the country.”

Michael Warren, running back, Lawton: “To continue to be successful in life and prepare myself for the world ahead.”

by Scott Wright
A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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