Paul McCants IV: Giving It All

Name: Paul McCants IV
Hobbies: Locking people up on the court/ field
Academic interest: Sports exercise 
Personal bests: 400m- 53.71 800m- 1:58.71 1600m- 4:39.01 3200m-10:43.78 CC- 16:21

What does it mean to be named to the Shrine Bowl Run team and helping the hospital?
It means a lot to be named to the Shrine Bowl Run team and to be able to make a change by helping the hospital.

What did you hear about the Shrine Bowl Run before this year?
I heard that the Shrine Bowl Run was a very good/fun experience.

How are you preparing to run with a football?
I am currently practicing my routes and prepping my hands.

How would you rate your senior season?
I would rate my season excellent so far just ready to get back on the track.

What future goals do you have?
Future goals I have is to become a state champ and to shock the state.

Have you made the decision to compete at the next level? Please explain.
I have made the decision to compete at the next level, still checking out schools though.

How did you get involved with the sport and when?
My coach (Brice Mann) was actually a teacher at my middle school and I noticed he was a cross country coach at Westwood. So one day during lunch I went to his room and got all of the important information and from then I started my career in ninth grade and have been enjoying it ever since.

How have you seen the sport change? 
Yes I have seen the sport change in many ways first would have to be the state course Sandhills next would have to be how cross country has grown a lot since my freshman year!

What was your motivation for your final XC season?
My motivation for my final XC season is wanting to give it my all every race.

If there is one thing in the world you could do, what would it be and why?
If there is one thing in the world I could do it would be going to a Super Bowl. I chose going to a Super Bowl because that is a huge experience especially if my team (Dallas Cowboys) is in the Super Bowl that would make the experience ten times better/exciting. Playing it or not football is one of my favorite sports!