We have 5 days until kickoff, so let’s look at number 5: Jake Netherton

In the first part of our five part “fun facts” series, we look at senior cornerback Jake Netheron. Netherton started last season as a junior and had a big impact. He will look to do more of the same this season while leading the secondary. Five days remain until the Tigers kickoff against Cathedral, so let’s look at some fun facts about number 5.


Full name: Stephen Jake Netherton

Position: Cornerback

Jersey number: 5

Grade: Senior

Height: 5’8

Weight: 172

Fun Facts

Favorite food? Steak

Pregame meal? Peanut butter and jelly

Favorite TV show?  The Office

Favorite college team? Louisville

Favorite pro teams? The Dolphins

Football idol? Troy Polamalu

Biggest role model? Conor McGregor

Dream school to play football?  Tennessee

Favorite subject?  Math

How do you mentally prepare for a game? Listen to music and watch highlights

Favorite football memory? Getting an interception against Highlands last year.

Individual goals for this year? Improve on my game from last year

Team goals for this year? State

Hobbies outside of football? Netflix and Call of Duty

Celebrity crush?  Margot Robbie

Favorite movie?  Wolf of Wall Street

Favorite restaurant?  Buffalo Wild Wings

Go-to lunch at school? Turkey sandwich

Person that has been most influential in your football career?  My stepdad

Favorite artist/band?  Young Thug

All time favorite song?  The good stuff by Kenny Chesney

Current favorite song?  With that By Young Thug

All-time favorite Sports Center anchor?  Dicky V

If you could go back in time to any point in your life when would it be? I would go back to 8th grade to the Toy Bowl

3 most important things to you?   Family, friends, and Netflix

What are you looking to improve on this season?  My pass coverage

Posted on August 13, 2017, in WSTX Sports. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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