NAME: Rob Kues
COACH'S QUOTE -- “Rob has an excellent arm and quick release. He also has excellent running ability. He has been elected captain for 2008.” – Bob Schneider, Football Coach
SCHOOL: Newport Central Catholic High School
GRADUATING YR.: 2009
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Starting QB as a junior
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6’2”-175 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Ft. Thomas, KY
PARENTS: Joe & Patty
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: “My cousin Jeff Smith.”
FUTURE GOAL: “Play pro football.”
MVP ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Leading the Thoroughbreds this season at quarterback is senior Rob Kues. A 2-year varsity starter, this team captain for the ‘Breds led the team last year to a 13-2 record and a runner-up finish in the Kentucky Class A state tournament. Along the way, Rob threw for 2,365 yards (leading NKY) and ran for 764 yards, scoring 32 TDs in the air and on the ground. His offensive output set 7 school records. Rob earned recognition on the all-region team and was named honorable mention all-state. An academic honor roll student, Rob is very active in community service. He has not yet selected a college, but plans to play at the next level. His favorite athlete is Brett Favre, favorite entertainer is Jim Carrey, favorite movie is Ace Ventura and his most-like-to-meet is Peyton Manning. As an interesting side note, Rob worked last year at LaRosa’s Newport pizzeria!
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