Getting to know… Chris DeFrancesco

Freshman Football player

Freshman Football player, Chris DeFrancesco

Purvit Patel

Freshman Football player, Chris DeFrancesco

Chris DeFrancesco



Hometown/ High School:

Pottstown, PA/ Pottsgrove

Position- Linebacker

Q: What was the driving force for your decision to come to Wilkes?

A: What drove me to come to Wilkes was the coaches and how they made me feel welcomed. Also one of my friends is playing here.

Q: What are your hopes for this season?

A: My hope for this season is to get into playoffs and hopefully farther.

Q: How have you overcome any obstacles in your athletic career?

A: The thing that made me overcome my obstacles through out my athletic career was having the will to never give up.

Q: When/ Why did you first begin playing football?

A: I began playing football ever since the first day of flag football. My dad has always liked football so he had me try it out. Ever since then I’ve loved football and have played it every year.

Q: Do you have other sports/interest/hobbies off of the field?

A: I also wrestled and played lacrosse in high school. I am actually wrestling here at Wilkes as well.

Q: Who would you say is the most influential person in your life?

A: I’d say the most influential person in my life is my high school football coach. He has taught me a lot about becoming a good man and playing the sport of football.

Q: What is a quote you live your life by?

A: “It ain’t about how hard ya hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.” -balboa

Q: What does “Be Colonel” mean to you?

A: “Be Colonel” to me means to be proud of who you are and to always fight and never give in.

Q: If you could have dinner with a famous person, who would it be?

A: Johnny Bravo