August 18, 2019

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Diamond in the Rough: Noah Engolia

Noah Engolia is a 6’3 180lbs 3 star junior defensive back from Mandeville High School in Mandeville, Louisiana. Engolia finished his junior year with 36 tackles, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, six pass break ups, and one interception.

When did you become introduced to the game of football?

I was introduced to the game of football in the 1st grade and I have been hooked ever since.

What are some life lessons you have learned from playing football?

Football has taught me dependability, leaning on other people when needed, and learning new things.

What kind of football player are you?

I am the kind of football player who can use his speed and size correctly. I can also come downhill on a play, lay the boom, and play the ball in the air.

Do you have any role models?

Tyrann Mathieu because of how he plays the position.

Do you play any other sports?

I also play on the varsity basketball team.

What is a part of your game that you are trying to improve?

I am currently trying to improve my man-to-man coverage skills and covering the vertical routes that opposing teams run.

What are your goals for your senior year?

My goals for my senior year are to make 1st team all district and win the state championship in the dome.