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Meet XFL Prospect: Brian Folkerts, OL, St. Louis Battlehawks

Brian Folkerts the second O-Linemand drafted by the St. Louis Battlehawks recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds Justin Berendzen
  • Brian Folkerts, Offensive Lineman, St.Louis Battlehawks
  • Twitter: @BrianFolkerts

1. What do you want Battlehawks fans to think of you?

-I’m a hometown guy that finishes blocks to the ground! Physical, Smart, Relentless.

2. What is your goal for this Season and Beyond?

-Prove that I can still play at a high level and get another shot in the NFL.

3. What is your favorite XFL Rule?

-I love the “shoot-out” style overtime rules!

4. What is your favorite St.Louis Restaurant?

-Gioia’s Deli down on The Hill.

5. What do you think your favorite part of St Louis will be?

-Being back home close to family and friends!

6  Favorite Battlehawks Teammate?

-Andrew McDonald. We played several years in the NFL together and have been close ever since we met in 2013. We’re the Oldtimers of the team.

7.  Favorite Drink?

-Dr. Pepper! It’s strangely addictive

8. Favorite Athlete?

-Luke Keuchly. Incredible athlete and teammate, but an even better person.

9. Favorite type of music?

-I’m a strange mix of emo-rock (early 2000s rock) and 90s rap.

10  Favorite movie?

-Saving Private Ryan

11. If you had to play another sport what would it be?

-Snowboarding! My wife is great at it and I’d love to be able to keep up with her on the slopes.

12 Who do you think the Battlehawks Rival will be?

-Houston Roughnecks… we had a joint practice that got a little scrappy.

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