Meet 6-2, 250 up and coming Guard/Tackle Braden Kirkland of Shawnee. The dominant class of ’22 product had a great season on the OL allowing just one sack, having 14 pancakes and no penalties on the season. One of the reasons Shawnee is such a great team in Oklahoma football year in and year out is because of some of their physically powerful and dominant OL line Kirkland who looks to put them ahead of the pack again for the 2019 season. Braden is a very aggressive lineman who will make a name for himself without question.
Six star football – Describe your season and, how do you feel you played overall for 2018?
Braden – I feel I played alright I could’ve played better
Six star football – What are some of the things that you feel you improved upon during this off season?
Braden – My aggression
Six star football – Who has been the most influential person in your football life so far?
Braden – My coaches
Six star football – Tell us about your summer, camps, combines, visits, etc. Tell us about the experience and what you were able to take away from it, what camps you attended?
Braden- I have attended the USA football camp, process All American game, USA national game
Six star football – Most people don’t know this about me but I
Braden – am really religious.
Six star football – Pre Game Ritual?
Braden – Listen to music and get a prayer in.
Six star football – Favorite Song
Braden – I don’t really have one
Six star football – Favorite Class
Braden – English
Six star football – What has been the best game you have had in your career and why?
Braden – The USA national game! Because you are playing the best of the best
Six star football – Biggest weight room accomplishment
Braden – hitting the 1,000 pound club
Six star football – Teammate likely to be a college star?
Braden – Hudson Davis
Six star football – Hardest working player on the team?
Braden- Definitely Josh Hair!
Six star football – Player to keep an eye on:
Braden- Hudson Davis