Editor’s note: This is a regular feature profiling senior athletes at Bryant High School.
NAME: Tyree Reese
PARENTS: Stacey and Stanley Reese
SIBLINGS: I have a little brother named Jaelyn Reese. He’s 1.
FAVORITE SUBJECT IN SCHOOL: I’d have to say Digital Communications.
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME? I like to spend time with my family and just hang out with my teammates
FAVORITE FOOD: It’s between spaghetti and chicken alfredo
FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST OR GROUP: Drake[more]
FAVORITE MOVIE: Remember The Titans
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Family Guy
WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE TOY AS A KID? That would have to be my football.
WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL? Attend college somewhere and get my degree in Business. I’d like to go to Southern Mississippi State.
OTHER THAN YOUR PARENTS, WHO HAS HAD THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE ON YOUR LIFE? It would have to be between my aunt Cam and my uncle Terrance. They have definitely played a big role in my life. They’ve really been good role models.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT FOOTBALL: Basically just the brotherhood between our teammates. We’re very close.
POSITION: Middle linebacker
WHAT DO YOU FEEL LIKE IS YOUR PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY ON THE FIELD? Making sure the defense does our job, making sure everybody’s doing their job and we get the job done, three and out.
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE SEASON SO FAR? I think we’ve had a pretty good season. I think we’ve shocked a few people. I think there’s been a few situations where we’ve let certain things get to us but I think we’ve definitely overcome a lot of obstacles.
WHEN THE TEAM’S PLAYING WELL, WHAT’S THE KEY TO THAT? Everything going on all fours, everybody doing good, everybody doing their job.
WHAT'S BEEN THE HIGHLIGHT TO THE SEASON SO FAR? The team excelling and winning games despite a lot of key players getting hurt and having injuries.
WHAT'S IT GOING TO TAKE FOR THE TEAM TO BE SUCCESSFUL THE REST OF THE SEASON? I think all we need to do is stay positive and just make sure we all have our teammate’s back.
INDIVIDUALLY, WHAT ABOUT YOUR GAME ARE YOU MOST CONFIDENT ABOUT? Just to play my role and do what I came to do.
WHAT DO YOU WORK HARDEST TO IMPROVE? Remembering my job, remembering my keys and keeping my cool.
AFTER YOU'RE THROUGH PLAYING FOOTBALL AT BHS, WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU'LL REMEMBER MOST FONDLY ABOUT IT? I think I’ll definitely remember all the speeches Coach (Paul) Calley has given.