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Getting to Know: Deaysean Rippy

2/24/2010

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Sto-Rox (McKees Rocks, Pa.) rising junior linebacker Deaysean Rippy is poised to be one of the Keystone State's top prospects in the Class of 2012, coming off of a sophomore season in which he totaled 77 tackles and seven sacks. The 6-1 _, 190 pounder, who has already picked up verbal scholarship offers from Penn State and Pitt, showed well at Saturday's Pittsburgh Nike Combine, clocking a 4.79 40 and a 4.5 shuttle. Now get to know him a little better in this ESPN RISE "Getting to Know" series.


Born: 8/12/93
Favorite TV show: NCIS (LA)
What's in my iPod: Gucci, Wocka Flacka (everything)
iPhone or Blackberry: Blackberry
Mac or PC: PC
Dream car: Phantom
Dream date: Kim Kardashian
Dream college: Texas
Favorite vacation spot: Orlando Florida
Favorite meal: Steak and fries
Favorite movie: Biker Boys, Training Day
Favorite sports team: Ravens, Steelers
What I'm reading: Nothing at the moment
On my bedroom walls: Nothing
One thing I'd grab from my burning house: Video game
Worst habit: Wearing Hat In School
Most embarrassing moment: Taking family out to eat and they talk about me so much
Love to trade places for a day with: OCHOCINCO
My heroes: Family
Talent I'd most like to have: Dancing on the football field
Favorite athlete to watch: Ray Lewis, Brian Dawkins
Pregame ritual: Talking to the ball
Best player ever competed against: So far Jordan Maddox Of Keystone Oaks
Goal for the season: Lead MY team to playoffs then Heinz Field
Biggest rival: Seton-La Salle
Best advice from a coach: "Ripp you have to play hard and make this team 3D"