The Flour Bluff Athletics Hornet of the Week is Gabriel Varela. Gabriel is a Senior Defensive Lineman on the Hornet Football Team. He is an Honorable Mention All District Defensive Tackle. He is also a member of the Hornet Football Leadership Team. Gabriel is a lifelong Hornet who daily demonstrates the true aspects of Class, Pride, and Heart.
What do you enjoy most about playing Football?
The thing I enjoy the most about football is the bond you make with people and the experience.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
Before every game I always like to say a prayer for protection over my team and a few other things.
What is your favorite class?
My favorite class is probably Earth and Space with Mrs. Weischwill.
Do you have a favorite quote you live by?
A quote that I live by is “ The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” By Nelson Mandela.