This week’s Greenville News Player of the Week sponsored by Papa John’s is Powdersville running back Jakobe Bufford.
Jakobe had 22 carries for 197 yards and three touchdowns in the Patriots’ 42-7 win over Landrum.
Nicknames: Kobe, KB
Favorite food: Chicken alfredo
Favorite movie: “Jurassic Park”
Favorite TV show: “Tom and Jerry”
Favorite actor: Kevin Hart
Favorite subject: Science
Teacher you most admire: Mr. Ken Smith
Favorite quote: “There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.” — Unknown
Favorite NFL player: Odell Beckham Jr.
Favorite NFL team: New England Patriots
Favorite college player: Artavis Scott
Favorite college team: Oregon
Favorite broadcaster: Shaquille O’Neal
Person you most admire: My father, Bruce Bufford
Famous person, dead or alive, you’d like to meet: Kobe Bryant
What’s on your iPod? Gospel, rap, country
Most memorable vacation: Trip to Louisiana
Colleges you’re interested in: South Carolina, Clemson, Oregon
In your free time, we most likely will find you: Playing the drum and hanging out with family
Most memorable athletic moment: Scoring five touchdowns in one game as a sophomore
Your dream: To have my own graphic design company after college