July 12th, 2012

"20 Questions" With Aaron Drury

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"20 Questions" With Aaron Drury
photo from Holy Cross athletics - Drury rushing for 99 yd TD

Holy Cross rising senior excels in Football, Track

Each week, LouisvilleCatholicSports.com will be getting to know a new student-athlete from the area by asking him/her a series of 20 questions that will provide insight into the thoughts and personalities of the boys and girls who are doing great things on and off the local courts, fields, tracks, and courses. To see past editions of "20 Questions," visit: http://catholicsportsnet.com/louisville/page/20-questions  

Name:  Aaron Drury

  • Age:     17
  • Current school: Holy Cross High School
  • Current Sports playing: Football
  • Parish/grade school attended: Notre Dame Academy
  • High school GPA: 3.58 (current: 3.93)
  • Colleges considering or attending: n/a 

Bio: Aaron placed 3rd in the triple jump at State 1-A track meet and 5th in the long jump. In football, he played all 13 games for the Cougars and rushed for 775 yards on 128 carries (6.1 yds/carry). He also scored 12 touchdowns which was the second most on the team.


1. What is your proudest athletic moment?

Winning state my sophomore year in track.


2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game?

Crispy chicken sandwich from Wendy's.


3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song?

“Don’t Stop Believing” by Journey.


4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why?

Teddy Bridgewater because he's going to lead the cardinals to a national championship.


5. What is your favorite movie quote?

“Being No. 1 is everything. There is no second place. Second sucks.” –Over the Top


6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports?

My faith guides me to do the right thing and I know God is watching over me.


7. What is your favorite cartoon character?

Patrick from Spongebob. 


8. All time favorite board game?



9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app?

iPhone rope n fly.


10. What is your favorite local (non chain) restaurant?

Mike Linnigs. 


11. What is your favorite reality TV show?

Jersey Shore. 


12. What is your greatest fear?



13. What is your best quality/characteristic?

I'm very friendly. 


14. Favorite junk/comfort food?

Cookie Cake. 


15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why?



16. What is your nickname and how did you get it?

“A Ron” - Just shortened my name. 


17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service?

Georgetown Manor. 


18. What is one hidden talent that you possess?



19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why?

Forward -- to see how things are in the future. 


20. If you could pick one person, dead or alive, and ask them just one question that they had to answer honestly, who would you pick and what would you ask?



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