Every week at least one athlete from each sport will earn the Gatorade G-Award/IMG Academy Athlete of the Week for displaying Heart, Hustle and Soul, and exhibiting a true desire to reach their true athletic potential.
The IMG Academy Football winner of the Gatorade G-Award/IMG Academy Athletes of the Week Award is Corey Sutton from Charlotte, N.C.
How long have you been playing football for?
I have played since 3rd grade, but competitively since 7th grade.
Who is your coach?
Coach E.G. Green.
What is your favorite thing about IMG Academy and why?
I learned a lot of things and the coaches really push me to get better.
Do you have any pre-game rituals that help you prepare for a big game?
After school I listen to my music. Then we eat pregame meal and I go through my playbook. I go through what I’m going to do in the game and the offense has a meeting.
What professional athlete inspires you the most?
What is your favorite thing to do after you win a game?
Go home and eat some pizza.
What motivates you to push through a tough practice?
I think about that there is someone out there working just as hard as me so I need to push myself in order to get to the next level.