September 5th, 2014

20 Questions with Noah Houk

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor


20 Questions with Noah Houk
Noah Houk / photo by Jacob Hayslip

Since 1974 the Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic has served the local area for orthopaedic problems and musculosketal issues.

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On a weekly basis, Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic is proud to sponsor the "20 Questions" that will feature a high school student-athlete in the local Catholic high school community. If there is a specific student-athlete that you’d like to know or hear more about, email future suggestions to crevell@catholicsportsnet.com.

Name: Noah Houk                                                           

Age: 18

Current school: St. Xavier

Current Sports playing: Football

Parish/grade school attended: St. Margaret Mary

Colleges considering or attending: Undecided.

Bio: I am a senior at St. Xavier High School where I am the quarterback of the football team. I have two younger brothers, Logan and Ethan.

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Being elected captain by teammates, and of course beating Trinity.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Whatever they are serving the team before the game, usually pasta.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? “The Boxer” by Simon and Garfunkel or anything by Bobby Shmurda.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Marcus Mariota. I not only respect his game, but the man he is on and off the field as well.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “I pity the fool” – Clubber Long

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? We pray as a team before every game asking for the safety of our players and thanking God for the opportunity to play such a great sport.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Batman, whether he’s animated or not, he is the man.

8. All-time favorite board game? Monopoly.

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? IPhone, and Pandora because I love music.

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Pat’s Steakhouse.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? “Hard Knocks”

12. What is your greatest fear? Being eaten by a shark.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? I feel like I am a pretty good leader. I always try to stay positive and try to pick up my guys when they’re down.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Double stuffed Oreos.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 3 p.m. because that’s when I get to go play football with my friends.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Kap, it’s short for Colin Kaepernick. One of my coaches gave it to me.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? St. Joseph Ariamathae Society, which provide funerals for the homeless and indigent.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I have a stellar British accent.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? I would go back in time and see who had a better head of hair, me or my Dad.

20. If you could pick one person, dead or alive, and ask them just one question that they had to answer honestly, who would you pick and what would you ask? I would ask my grandmother how excited she was for this season. She’s a huge St. X fan and loved to watch me play.

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