Athlete of the Week: Chase Mackey


Team Record: 5-0

Passing Yards: 597

 Rushing Yards: 225

Passing Touchdowns: 12

Rushing Touchdowns: 3

Pre-Game Ritual: “I listen exclusively to Country music pre-game.”

Hardest Part of Football: “The mental side of the game. Having to dissect everyone on the defense and know what they’re doing at all times.”

Favorite Moment of Career: “Coming in against West my sophomore year and [helping to lead] a comeback win. ”

Games Most Looking Forward to: @Peoria High 10/1, @Normal West 10/22

Goal for the rest of the season: “Win a Big 12 Conference Championship and make a run at the 7A State Championship.”

Post-Grad Plans: “I plan to play college football somewhere. I have two offers right now and I’m also talking to Indiana State, Eastern Illinois and Western Michigan.”

Pro QB He Models His Game After: Buffalo Bills QB Josh Allen

Favorite Subject: History

Favorite TV Show: “Stranger Things”