Player of the Week: Jack Kraus

Published: Monday, November 12, 2012
Arkansas offered tight end Jack Kraus on Tuesday.
Arkansas offered tight end Jack Kraus on Tuesday.

Name: Jack Kraus

Nickname: N/A

School: Bentonville High School

Height: 6’5″

Weight: 235 pounds

Position: TE

Class: 2014

Bench max: 250 pounds

Squat max: 350

40-yard dash: 4.8

Vertical: 27″

Number of years playing football: 12

Schools that have offered: Illinois, Utah State

Other schools showing interest: Arkansas, Alabama, LSU, Missouri, Arkansas State, Troy, Notre Dame, Oklahoma State, Central Arkansas, Harvard, Princeton.

I like Arkansas because: Great facilities and tradition. Strong academics close to family.

Schools I’ve visited: Arkansas, Oklahoma State, Kansas

In college, I plan to major in: Business

Best football moment: Helping my running back Tearris Wallace break a 7A West rushing record

My favorite play: N/A

Best player I’ve played against: Antonio Connor, South Panola

Favorite high school team to play against: Fayetteville

Describe what football means to you in 20 words or fewer: I spend most of my week with the football team and I love every minute of it.

Favorite NFL player: Tony Gonzalez

Favorite NFL team: Kansas City Chiefs

Favorite music: Rap/Alternative

Favorite movie: Tommy Boy

Favorite TV show: The Walking Dead

Favorite actor: Chris Farley

Favorite actress: Megan Fox

Favorite food: Pizza

Favorite class: U.S. History

Dream Date: My beautiful girlfriend

Hobbies: Ping pong Basketball, board games, hanging with friends, video games

The one thing I could not live without is: My parents

Role model: Dad

Three words to describe me: Competitive, Confident, Relaxed

People would be surprised that I: I am a fierce competitor but I appear to be laid back

Ten years from now I’ll be: I hope to be happy healthy and well. And helping others when I can

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