DITR: Receiver Leyton Faul, Notre Dame (Crowley, LA)

Football fans are paying notice to Layton Faul, a talented receiver from Notre Dame High School, because of his incredible abilities on the field. Layton is a powerful receiver due to his perfect combination of size and speed. He stands 5’11” and weighs 180 lbs. Layton has played football for ten years, and every move he makes on the field demonstrates his expertise of the sport. Layton’s remarkable 3.7 GPA shows his commitment to excellence both on and off the field. Layton’s talent and work have recently been recognized as second team all-district. 

How did you get started in football, and what inspired you to play the sport?

It was always on the TV especially at my grandmas, was throwing around a football at the age of 3.

Can you share a memorable moment or game that stands out in your football career so far?

In 8th grade when I had 4 interceptions in one game or when I ran for 4 touchdowns in one half in a JV game my freshman year.

What positions do you enjoy playing the most, and why?

I really enjoy playing QB the most, due to the fact I can run and throw it, but also enjoy playing receiver

How do you balance schoolwork and football during the season?

I tend to do all my homework earlier in the week that way the night before game day and on game day I don’t have much to worry about.

What aspects of your game do you feel you have improved upon the most since you started playing?

I started playing when I was 6 so really every aspect have improved, but I’ve also improved many mental things that come with the game.

What are your individual goals for the upcoming football season?

I hope to win state and district and double my offensive production from last season.  

Are there any professional football players you look up to, and if so, why? 

I enjoy watching CMC and Debo Samuel.

How do you stay motivated during practices and training sessions, especially when facing tough drills or exercises?

I love the game so even though it’s tough I know it’s only making me better, I try to keep a positive mindset about it.

What advice would you give to other young players? 

To just keep working and don’t give up, enjoy your time it all goes by quick 

Aside from football, what is an interesting fact about you? 

Nobody can compete with me on Xbox.

Which college would you most like to play for? 

I just love to play so any college.

What did it mean to be a part of the Gridiron football camp? 

It was a nice event to work on my 40, shuttle, and jump. I was able to work on the football side of it a little bit also.

What are your biggest strengths on the field? 

My biggest strength is my mental toughness, big play threat and I can score anytime I have the ball in my hands. Also I am a very solid blocker and can understand all the plays in the playbook.

What is the biggest challenge you face on the field? 

The toughest thing for me is identifying coverages.

How has playing football impacted other areas of your life, such as academics and personal?

It’s helps me always to strive and get good grades and work hard.