Big Plans after High School for Rhys Farley

Brianna Bell-Gunderson, Writer

Now that the 2017 football season has come to an end with the New Milford Knights finishing at 8-2, many wonder what senior players have in store for their future. They all seem to have big plans after high school, to go to college and play football, specifically senior captain Rhys Farley,  who was asked questions about what he hopes for his future after he graduates. Not only does he play football but also basketball and baseball. He’s an all-year-round player who plays a sport during every season, even during the summer where he plays in a baseball summer league.

Q: What is your current plan after you graduate? What colleges are you looking into?

A: “I plan on going to college hopefully somewhere close and playing football there. Right now my top choices are Montclair State, William Paterson, and Rowan.”

Q: How long have you been playing football? When did you first start?

A: “I’ve been playing for 12 years, ever since I was a kid. There was never a time that football hasn’t been a part of my life.”

Q: How has Football shaped your life over these past years of playing?

A: “Football has really changed me as a person. It has had a positive impact on my life and made me the person I am today. I’ve made so many relationships with people over the years because of football.”

Q: Last question, Who has most influenced your football career in high school?

A: “Definitely Coach Wilde, he has been a great role model and coach for these past four years I’ve been playing football here. And also Coach Preston who has helped me tremendously by having connections with college coaches, really giving me so many options on where I can play football after I graduate.”

Obviously, senior Rhys Farley has much going for him an hopes to continue to play and perform at a high level at the next stage in his life and athletic career.