Senior profile: Lane Little
Question: What are some of your strengths as a football player, and what are some of the things you’ve had to work at the hardest to become the player you are?
Answer: Some of my strengths are knowing how to read to defense, the ability to scramble and being able to throw on the run, and my arm strength.
Q: What does it mean to you to be a Chieftain and what do you want your legacy to be?
A: To me, it means I get to play for such a storied program and that makes me want to give everything I have to this program. I want my legacy to be one of the best players but most of all I want to be known as one of the best teams in school history so we will be talked about years down the road.
Q: What are some of the ways that you show senior leadership to your underclassman teammates?
A: I show senior leadership to the younger quarterbacks by helping with reads and footwork and I help younger receivers by telling them when to break and turn their heads for the pass.
Q: What other sports do you play, besides football, and what is your favorite sport and why?
A: Basketball and baseball. Football and basketball are the same. Football because of the brotherhood with your teammates (and) basketball because I like making no-look passes and driving through the lane and making layups. I also like throwing touchdown passes.
Q: What are some of your top athletic accomplishments or memories?
A: Throwing for 306 yards against Lancaster. All-SEOAL awards for football and basketball, all-district awards for football and basketball, MVP of Beast of the Southeast game in basketball and winning a league championship.
Q: Do you have any pregame rituals or routines?
A: Most of the time, I get up and eat a good breakfast and then go to school. After school I eat pregame meal, then most of the time me and the guys go to someone’s house and chill out and play cards or video games.
A: In my spare time I usually play sports.
Q: What do you want to do when you are an adult, and why?
A: I want to coach so I can teach younger athletes the game. It will be the closest thing to playing again.
Q: If you could meet one person from any era of history, who would it be and why?
A: Joshua Chamberlain, Civil War general. It would be him because many times he was wounded and was able to lead his guys to victory. People say without him the North would have lost the war. I would want to meet him to learn from his leadership.
Q: Who has had the greatest influence on your life, and why?
A: My parents and step-parents. They do whatever they can to help me with getting things I need for my sports and I know they are my biggest fans. I want to make them proud.
Q: Do you have a nickname?
A: 7 or Little.
Q: Favorite college team?
A: Ohio State.
Q: Favorite television show?
A: The Walking Dead.
Q: Favorite movie?
A: American Sniper or Remember the Titans.
Q: Favorite video game?
A: NBA 2K15.
Q: What’s your favorite school subject, and why?
A: History. I like to learn about where the country has come from and what it has been through. I also like to learn about