Editor’s note: This is a regular feature profiling senior athletes at Bryant High School.
NAME: Douglas Oetken
PARENTS: Norman Oetken and Molly Oetken Warrington
SIBLINGS: Two sisters, Andrea Oetkin is 32 and April Oetken is 26.
FAVORITE SUBJECT IN SCHOOL: Math
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME? Shooting sports
FAVORITE FOOD: Steak
FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST OR GROUP: Toby Keith
FAVORITE MOVIE: Blindside
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Two and a Half Men
WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE TOY AS A KID? Toy gun
WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL? Become a physical therapist. Go to ASU.
OTHER THAN YOUR PARENTS, WHO HAS HAD THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE ON YOUR LIFE? My grandpa; just being a good man.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT FOOTBALL? Getting to tackle
POSITION: Defensive end
WHAT DO YOU FEEL LIKE IS YOUR PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY ON THE FIELD? To attack the quarterback and get contain.
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE SEASON SO FAR? It’s gone pretty well. We could’ve had some more wins.
WHEN THE TEAM’S PLAYING WELL, WHAT’S THE KEY TO THAT? Just executing.
WHAT’S BEEN THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE SEASON SO FAR? Probably the Lake Hamilton game or the Salt Bowl.
WHAT’S IT GOING TO TAKE FOR THE TEAM TO BE SUCCESSFUL THE PLAYOFFS? Just execute and play well.
INDIVIDUALLY, WHAT ABOUT YOUR GAME ARE YOU MOST CONFIDENT ABOUT? Just doing what I’m supposed to do.
WHAT DO YOU WORK HARDEST TO IMPROVE? Just make sure you do what you need to do to do your job.
AFTER YOU’RE THROUGH PLAYING FOOTBALL AT BHS, WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU’LL REMEMBER MOST FONDLY ABOUT IT? Probably the last game I play.