Q&A with Demon football player Taylor Parsons
Year in school: Junior.Position: Defensive lineman.How long have you been playing football? I started playing when I was in the third grade. That was the first year we could play. I didnt play in seventh and eighth grade but then started up again as a freshman.Whos your favorite football player? Id probably have to go with (former Denver Broncos running back) Terrell Davis. He had that work ethic. He was the man.You like the Broncos then? Yeah.Have you been a Bronco fan all your life? Yeah, pretty much.Whats your favorite college team? I like Texas a lot, and then Tennessee. I like them when theyre good.Whats your favorite sports movie? Longest Yard is a good one.Whats your favorite non-sports thing to do? Snowboardings another sport, but I like to do that in my off time.Whats your favorite place to snowboard? Beaver Creek.Do you get out there a lot? Yeah, because my dad lives in Edwards.Whats your favorite subject in school? I like science a lot. What do you want to do for a career? Im looking at architecture. Its kind of undecided right now, but architecture is where Im trying to go.Do you play any other sports? Yeah, I wrestle and play baseball.Whats your favorite sport? Football. Its a lot more fun than either of those two.What do you like best about football? I like the team effort and then I like hitting people, man. Its fun stuff.Whats your favorite position to play in football? I played Demon last year. I think nose guard is my favorite so far. You get action every play. You cant take a play off or else you get your butt handed to you.Whats your favorite team to play against in football? Palisade was a fun game. Theyre always tough, and it was fun.Note: In the days preceding Glenwood Springs High Schools Saturday state semifinal football game, the Post Independent will be conducting question-and-answer sessions with various Demon players.
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