Hornet of the Week: Gabriel Varela

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.

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