Dylan Rutledge, 11


Jessica Streich

Varsity running back Dylan Rutledge scores at the Homecoming game. He contributed 3 touchdowns to the Lancer victory of 56-7.

Junior Dylan Rutledge has been a standout player for the currently undefeated Lancer football team in his first year on varsity. As a running back and defensive back, Dylan has excelled on the field so far and is looking forward to the rest of this season.

Lancer Link: What kind of accomplishments have you made during your football career?

Dylan Rutledge: Well I started from the bottom and now I’m here. Freshman year I was on the bottom and was playing for the freshman team, then sophomore year I was on JV, and now I’m here on varsity.

Lancer Link: How long have you been playing football?

Dylan Rutledge: I’ve been playing for awhile now, since third grade pop warner.

Lancer Link: How has this sport impacted your life?

Dylan Rutledge: It’s really helped me develop character and keep me disciplined through the years I’ve been playing.

Lancer Link: What kind of time and commitment do you put into football both during season and during the off-season?

Dylan Rutledge: Well it pretty much takes up your entire life because you end up at school from 7:30 till 6:00 almost every day and we have practices on Saturdays and over summer. You feel like your life consists of nothing but football.