Introducing Trevor Osborne
Trevor Osborne
Southwest Recruiting Analyst
Posted Apr 8, 2012
Jason Jewell


Q & A with Phoenix (Az.) Northwest Christian School safety

Scout.com: What were your stats/honors from last season?
Trevor Osborne:
"Stats: 150 tackles, 8 INTs, 22 yds per catch, 5 TD's. Honors: 1st Team All State DB."

What is your official height and weight?
"Height: 6-2. Weight: 190 lbs."

What is your greatest football memory?
"Stopping Yuma's final pass play to win the 2010 State Championship."

What are your goals for the upcoming season?
"175 tackles, 11 INTs, 750 receiving yards."

How are you preparing for the upcoming season? Will you attend any camps this summer?
"I am training 5 days a week at Athletes Performace to gain strength, size, and improve my speed. I will go to camps at Princeton, USD, Stanford, Air Force and NAU."

What aspect of your game have you really worked hard to improve? What area would you like to keep improving on?
"I'm working on being able to react quickly to the ball and square up my hips every time I tackle. I want to keep working and improving my pass coverage."

Who are some of your teammates that people need to watch out for?
"RB Hunter McShanag. He is very fast and can break for a big run if he is given a little bit of space." 

Name one teammate you really respect and why?
"QB Kyle Shipp is stepping up and taking the role of the starting QB. This wil be his first year starting and he is ready for the challenge to lead the team."

What are your goals regarding playing football in college?
"I want to play for a great coach with a great team. I want to play at the level that is best for me but still challenges me and uses up all the potential I have."

Who is currently recruiting you? Do you have any offers yet?
"Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth, Princeton, Air Force, West Point, NAU, Arizona, Colorado School of the Mines, WashU in St. Louis, Boise and Stanford. No offers yet."

What would your top 5 college choices be?
"Stanford, Baylor, Harvard, Princeton, San Diego."

Who is the best player you ever played against? Why?
"Tommy Pistone, Yuma Catholic QB, had a great arm, good vision, and poise in the pocket every time he played."

What other sports do you play?
"Basketball and track."

What are your best max lifts in the bench, squat, power clean and 40 yard dash?
"Bench Max: 245, Squat Max: 350, Power Clean: 210, 40 yd dash: 4.6."

How do you think your coach would describe you as a player?
"Hard working, team player who is willing to get the job done no matter what. Also is very physical and passionate about the game."

What are your strengths and weaknesses as a player?
"Strengths: Good pursuit and play on the ball. Also great tackling, hands, and vertical. Weaknesses: Pass coverage isn't as strong as desired."

Who is your favorite athlete and why?
"Tim Tebow because he plays with his heart and i willing to accomplish a goal without letting the negative influence of the media and others hinder his success."

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?
"Do what others aren't willing to do. Always be working the hardest."

Tell us what can we expect from your team this season?
"A team that really PLAYS every down and won't go down easy. Most importantly we will play as a team and play for eachother to be the best we can be."

What position do you think you will play in college?
"DB or after gaining some weight, LB."

What can a college program expect from you as a player?
"A hard-working athlete that is quick to listen and play whatever role that will help out the team. A player that wants to learn from the best to be the best he can be."

What is your GPA and SAT/ACT score?
"GPA: 4.2 cumulative. SAT: 1860."

What will the main factors be when you choose a school?
"Great fundamental program, friendly and comfortable school enviornment, great engineering school."


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