Narrative Reflective Essay As a freshman in high school I failed to make it onto my school’s junior high golf team. The worst part of it was I had a close friend, Cooper, who tried out for the team with me and made it. From that point on, I was determined to make the team. Unfortunately, the only golf teams a sophomore can play on are Varsity and Junior Varsity, which contain the top twelve players out of all of the students at my high school. Another very unfortunate circumstance was the fact that I attended the largest high school in the state of Oklahoma, containing almost 3600 kids.
Colleges are scouting or looking at kids from the age of ten years old. For March Madness (college basketball tournament) a student athlete would miss up to six days of class that they would have to make up later on, due to traveling and having to be with the team. Football player dedicate 43.3 hours of their own life to college sports. Whether it’s going to the weight room, film sessions, or just putting some type of work for the team. It is also more common for athletes who play football or basketball to go pro than in any other college sport.
To end, my personal experience with football has been rough and has been smooth too. I started playing football when I was five and when I was seven and started on my flag football team, I loved it. I started at running back along with Dane Anden and we tore up the league, we were the fastest on my team, and we were the MVP’s of the championship that year. The year after that I suffered my first concussion. I missed a month of school and missed all of my wrestling season.
MY MEMOIR ROUGH DRAFT It was a cold morning on Saturday October,2,2013 and this football game was in Manchester, Michigan. This game was really important, because our football team was playing a team that we almost beat last time which i wanted to win. but that game made us be 0-4. And we were playing a undefeated team, the buccaneers and I was looking for a win because in school People would say that “we suck” or “you never was going to win”, it would all come back to my mind on this day but in my head i told myself “that this would be a close game but we would win.So while our team was warming up i told our team ‘that we will win we to stay confintent in the late in the game and play to win’. In that brief second everyone
Once they score, the team gets 7 points on the board and they then try to kick a field goal in order to get more points on the board. There are four, fifteen minute quarters with a halftime intermission after the second quarter. Being the only country in the world that plays football, the United States of America highest governing body is the NFL (National Football League). On the other hand, Soccer is played in just one half time each of which is played 45 minutes. Each goal is just one point only and there are no field goals.
All the six games, at least scoring one basket, we got to the finals. Fourth quarter of the final game came. Our team was losing by two and there were around fourteen seconds remaining. I don’t know what the coach thought of but he decided to put me in when he had so many other options. The coach told me to stay in the three point line in order to shoot if I can.
¨I came so far, from nothing to a Super Bowl Championship.¨ (¨Michael Oher Biography¨ Biography.com). Michael Jerome Oher had a very rough childhood. Oher was born on May 28th, 1986, in Memphis, Tennessee. Oher had eleven siblings and his parents were never there for them at all. From time to time Oher's father would be in and out of prison,
My First College Football Game Clemson vs. NC State was the first college football game I had ever gone to; I remember how excited I was to watch Clemson beat NC State. My step sister Emmaline was a student at Clemson obtained six free tickets that would normally cost five-hundred dollars. My family and I had just driven four hours to watch our favorite football team compete. I expected Clemson to win with ease and was thrilled to finally see them play. Little did I know that it would be filled with new experiences, intense moments, and even become a yearly family tradition.
About an hour and a half ago, my competitive soccer team in Milpitas was heading to our last game in Bakers Field, California. Unfortunately, our opponents were the second best in our league, and they had won almost all of their games. Nevertheless, my team was up to take the challenge when we start practicing, approximately a half hour before the game begins. To start our game, Josh, our forward, chose heads in the coin toss and we decided to shoot south to avoid the sun. In our first offensive play, I passed to a midfielder, he got past an opponent forward, and kicked horizontally from the right corner of the field.
In come the upstart Aggies from Texas A&M, led by a talented but very young freshman quarterback, who had just begun making noise around the country with his exciting and controversial style. Against Alabama, the freshman led his team to a 20-0 first quarter lead, helping the Aggies hang on to secure a 29-24 victory and hand Alabama its only blemish in the 2012 college football season. The freshman quarterback’s name was Johnny Manziel. Perhaps you have heard of him? That day in Tuscaloosa was the day the hysteria known as Johnny Football was born, and from it, a shocking loss of control over his own life became apparent.
Mcffaden was a star in 3 sports , Baseball , Football , and Track. His senior season he completed as a sprinter and was timed at 10.8 seconds in the 100-metter dash. Daren Mcffaden has many Southern Schools interested in him including , Tennessee , Alabama , and Auburn , but Mcffaden chose the University Of Arkansas over all , which I agree with because I 'm a huge Hog fan myself. Darren Mcffaden received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Arkansas , where head coach Houston Nutt. Mcffaden was a true Freshman that fall season , and ended
In October 2010, Jared broke his foot in practice and missed the rest of the season. In 2011, Odrick had a strong season having an interception and six sacks as a backup 3-4 defensive end. He had become infamous that season for performing the “Pee Wee Herman Dance” after recording a sack, mimicking a scene from Pee Wee’s Big Adventure. On March 11, 2015, Odrick was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars. His current contract is a five year, $42,500,000 contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars including $22,500,000 guaranteed and an average annual salary of $8,500,000.
Tom Brady was born on August 3, 1977. When Tom hit high school, he excelled in the sports football and baseball. After Tom graduated in the year 1995, he decided to pass up the opportunity to go straight to the professional level and play football and attend Michigan University and play for their football team and get an education. In Brady’s first two years of college he spent minimal time on the football field. During his junior season, Tom threw for over 2,500 yards on 350 attempts.
The next year Ernie started as the halfback for the Syracuse Orangemen. In his sophomore year in 1960, Ernie rushed for 686 yards on 98 carries and 10 touchdowns and on route to win the national championship and Heisman trophy. This may not sound promising nowadays, but this was considered unbelievable considering people didn’t run the football as much. This season was definitely in his prime, and this season was considered one of the best in college football history. This spectacular season led him to earning the nickname “The Elmira express”.