Athlete of the Week: Landyn Van Kekerix

Feature with Landyn Van Kekerix

125 rushing and receiving yards, two touchdowns on just four touches in 35-7 win.


You had 125 yards and only touched the ball four times. What is the key to making big plays like that?

Just making the most of the opportunities you get because you don’t know when they are going to come.

Which is better, a 50-yard reception or getting the tackle to hold your opponent short on third-and-1?

Getting the tackle.

What is your favorite part about football?

Wednesday night film sessions and just being around the boys all the time.

Would you rather play on natural grass or turf?

Natural grass.

What is your favorite season of the year and why?

Fall because it means it is football season.

What did you do on your summer vacation?

Went to Silver Lake and boated.

Who is your favorite athlete?

Gael Enciso, aka G-Money.

If you had the first pick in a fantasy football draft this year, who would you take?

Derrick Henry.

If you could pick the time and menu for a pregame meal, what would you have and when would you have it?

Skinny steaks with fajita seasoning at dinnertime.

Do you have a specific pregame routine you go through besides the things the team does together on the field?

Get ready and taped up, then walk around and listen to music.

What is one thing about you that might surprise people who don’t know you well?

Everybody calls me Chubs.

What is one skill you wish you had but you do not?

The ability to be on time.

What is your ideal future job?

Farmer.