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High school Player of the Season for football

Tolbert Nemo

Concord football

The senior running back broke the Crimson Tide’s all-time rushing mark that had stood since 1975. He finished his career with 2,924 rushing yards, including 1,193 this season.

Q: What’s one word that sums up this past season?

A: Exciting

Q: What was the most memorable moment of the season, and why?

A: Beating Nashua South. It proved that we can beat good teams and that we were one of the good teams.

Q: Looking back on the season, the one-point loss to Nashua North may have been the difference between making and not making the playoffs. How do you look at the season: a success that you finished above .500, or disappointment that you didn’t make the playoffs?

A: A disappointment we didn’t make the playoffs.

Q: How meaningful was it for you to break the school’s all-time rushing record? And did you ever imagine you’d be able to do it?

A: It is meaningful to me now because I hold an all-time record at CHS, but I never gave it much thought before that because individual records don’t mean that much to me.

Q: Who was the unsung hero on your team, and why?

A: The entire offensive and defensive line … because they were usually much smaller than most of the other teams we played.

Q: Which teammate of yours would you least like to be tackled by, and why?

A: Brandon Barrett – in practice he was the hardest hitter on the field.

Q: Who do you most look up to, in life and on the football field?

A: Ethan King and my teammates over the past four years.

Q: What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?

A: Never quit.

Q: What words of advice would you give to next year’s incoming freshmen?

A: Practice hard and stay together.

Q: What will you miss most about Concord High football?

A: My teammates and coaches.

Q: What’s your favorite subject in school?

A: Physical Education

Q: And your least favorite?

A: Science

Q: If you could eat only one food for the rest of your life (nutrition isn’t a factor), what would it be?

A: Steak dinners

Q: What’s one sport you wish you were good at but are not?

A: Ice hockey

Q: Do you follow the NFL or college football, and if so, what’s your favorite team?

A: Yes. N.Y. Giants

Q: Do you have a favorite song that gets you pumped up before a game?

A: No.

Q: Is there a TV show you just can’t miss?

A: No.

Q: What are your plans for next year, and do they involve football?

A: Want to attend college and play football and/or track. Looking at Curry College and Springfield College.

Q: What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever had to do?

A: Reading and understanding English as a young student.

Q: If Hollywood were to make a movie about you, which actor would you want to play you?

A: Walters Ndi (my teammate)

Q: If you could go to any sporting event, what would it be?

A: Super Bowl or NBA Championship game.

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