Jacob Roman | Culpeper County High School | QB/WR | 2022

Twitter: @JacobRo72295793

Q: Tell us about your high school career and what the recruiting process has been like thus far.

A: I played JV football as a freshman and sophomore. In my sophomore year I also dressed for Varsity. I am just starting the recruiting process, so this is all new to me.  


Q: What would you consider to be your biggest accomplishment in your sports career so far?

A:  Being the only freshman to make the Varsity lacrosse team and starting. Also for receiving a scholar athlete award, as a freshman and sophomore.


Q: What do you consider to be one of the more important things you learned from the coaching staff while playing at your school?

A: To stay motivated and give 110% no matter the circumstances.


Q: What have you learned during this unique time in 2020? What did you focus on or accomplish during Quarantine?

A: Not to take anything for granted. It can change in an instant. My focus was on becoming a stronger player, both physically and mentally. I feel I accomplished both.


Q: If you could play in college, what would you choose to major in? What are your plans if football doesn’t work out?

A: I am not completely sure of what I’d like to major in. Possibly criminal justice. If football doesn’t work out I will look at it as a great learning experience.


Q: What would your current teammates say about you and your qualities?

A: That I am a team player who treats everyone fairly and I bring energy to the team.


Q: What has been one of the most memorable plays of your career so far?

A:  It was my second game playing QB. We started pretty far back in our territory. We marched down the field play after play. The drive consisted of several runs and passes to end with a passing touchdown. 


Q: What has been your biggest challenge and how do you manage it?

A: I have worked hard to possibly be the starting QB. I strive to become better each day.


Q: If you could compare yourself to a collegiate or pro athlete, who would that be and why?

A: It would be Nick Scalzo because we have the same stature.


Q: What is your biggest strength and why should college coaches & scouts consider you?

A: I never give up. If I stumble, I get back up and try again. I am a team player and work well with others. I also accept constructive criticism and use it to  get better.


Q: Are you involved in mentoring, a charity or do you “give back”/”pay it forward” in your community?

A: I volunteer at local food drives during the holiday season. I have also volunteered for a baseball league for children with special needs.


Q: How are you preparing for the 2020 High School National Scouting Combine and what are your goals for the combine?

A: I work out consistently. I also take one on one virtual classes with  former NFL QB Jim Kubiak  to help prepare me mentally. My goal is to put forth 100%.


Q: What would be your ultimate achievement?

A: I love football, so my ultimate achievement would be to have the opportunity to play beyond high school in college. 


Q: What do you enjoy doing when not playing football? Do you play other sports?

A: I also play Varsity lacrosse. In my free time, I like to fish and be outdoors. 


Q: Who is or has been the most influential person in your life?

A: Both of my parents equally. 


Q: What is something unique about you that people would find interesting?

A:  I have a great grandmother who is 99 years old and lives in Switzerland.