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October 15, 2013

Calling Audibles: Getting to know the area's high school quarterbacks

Editor’s note: The following is an offbeat Q&A providing unique insight into the players lining up under center and calling signals on Friday nights and Saturday afternoons across the North Shore.

BRENDAN MCDONALD

SWAMPSCOTT SENIOR

What is your favorite subject in school? AP Psychology

What is your favorite play to run during a game? Anything that gets us a touchdown.

Is there any special meaning behind your jersey number? My favorite number has always been 11.

What is your favorite TV show? ‘Friday Night Lights’, both the TV series and the movie.

Who is your favorite college or pro QB to watch? Alabama’s A.J. McCarron

How do you think the Red Sox will do against the Tigers in the ALCS? Anything can happen.

Do you have any pre-game superstitions or rituals? I wear the same undershirt every game.

What’s the best advice you’ve received before a game? Anything Coach (Steve) Dembowski says.

What’s your favorite sport to play besides football? Baseball.

What’s the best sporting event you’ve attended in person? Last year’s AFC Championship game between the Patriots and the Ravens.

What’s the best book you’ve read? ‘The Shining’ by Stephen King

Whats your dream car? 2014 GMC Sierra

If you could throw to one receiver or tight end from the NFL in a game, who would you choose? Wes Welker of the Denver Broncos.

— As told to Matt Williams

 

 

 

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