January 22, 2022
"Changing Lives, Improving Communities"

Diamond in the Rough: Seth Shirley, Rosepine High School

Seth Shirley is a senior running back at Rosepine High School in Rosepine, LA. Born and raised there he started playing football at the age of four, and his love for the game has grown ever since. Seth has had an impressive junior year, rushing more than 1,400 yards and 20 touchdowns and looks to keep that same energy as he goes into his senior season as an Eagle. Seth has one goal in mind, and that is to be better than he was last year, with his team right beside him.

At what age did you start playing football?

I started playing football when I was four years old.


Did you play any other sports while growing up?

I played both football and baseball for 12 years.


What are some of your strengths on the field?

One of the strengths that I have is mental toughness. I always continue to push myself no matter what.


What keeps you motivated?

My teammates keep me motivated, we push each other every day at practice.


What would your teammates say about the type of player you are?

My teammates would say that I am a hard worker, and that I am always there for them no matter what.


What has football taught you about yourself?

Football has taught me to be humble and show good sportsmanship to others on the field.


Who do you look up to?

I look up to Leonard Fournette, I love his aggression on the field. He never gives up and he is a very physical athlete.


What areas of your game would you like to improve on?

I would like to improve on both my pass and run blocking.


What would college coaches be most impressed with about you?

I am very coachable, I am always looking for ways to advance my skills. I am a determined athlete and I like to show that when I get on the field.


Height: 5’11

Weight: 180

Bench: 225

Squat: 325

Power Clean: 225

40 Time: 5.6

Hudle Link:  https://www.hudl.com/profile/9632359/Seth-Shirley