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Pop Quiz: Austin Greene

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Posted: Friday, June 4, 2010 4:03 am

Sports: Baseball and football

Class: Junior

Positions: Outfield and quarterback

Claim to fame: The all-district outfielder was also the Bulldawgs offensive most valuable player and rookie of the year. Greene also takes over as the football team's starting quarterback and led the No. 1 offense to a pair of scoring drives Friday in Copperas Cove's spring game. You play both baseball and football, but which is your favorite sport?

I'll say football right now because the intensity is more higher up and it's just fun.

How much does baseball help with football?

It helps out with my throwing motions and everything. Getting my arm strength up.

What about the other way around. How does football help baseball?

It helps out with the footwork and everything.

What is your all-time favorite sports movie?"Coach Carter." It was based on a true story and the team just came together.

Who is the football player you look up to?

I don't really have one.

What about favorite team?

Tennessee Titans.

And your favorite player?

I'll say Derek Jeter. I just like his work ethic.

What are your plans for the summer?

Work out, 7-on-7 and baseball.So how do balance both baseball and football?

I make sure I get my lifting in first, then baseball comes.

— Angel Verdejo

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