|School:||Greater Atlanta Christian|
Do you remember your first varsity start and how was it?
“It was really exciting, and I had a lot of adrenaline pumping. On my first kickoff I kicked a touchback.”
Have you played K your entire life and what made you want to play K?
“I have always played kicker, but I was also a linebacker until ninth grade when I broke my back. Since then I have only been a kicker.:
What is your longest FG? Know any stats? What is going through your head before each field goal?
“My longest field goal in a game is 52 yards. I was 12 for 15 on field goals this season. I’m concentrating on what I need to do: head down and follow through.”
Who is the most influential person in your life?
“My parents are the most influential people in my life.”
How many brothers and sisters, what ages and do they play sports?
“I have two brothers, ages 23 and 21. They played sports in high school.”
Parents name and did they play sports in college?
“My parents are Doug and Kristi Buce. Neither of them played sports in college.”
Do you do any work in the community?
“I volunteer weekly at my church helping with the children’s worship program. I also participate in a yearly trip to Sarnia, Canada where our group does a kids camp for children in a high-risk area.”
What do you want to study in school?
“I am interested in studying business, specifically sales.”
What has been your best football memory?
“I have two great memories of football. It was really exciting when I made a 52-yard field goal and tied my school record for longest field goal. The other is coming from behind to win the region championship with 12 seconds left.”
Gain any accolades? Did you attend any camps this offseason?
“I tied the school record for longest field goal (52). I broke the school record for most field goals in a season (12). I made second team All-County. I won Gwinnett Daily News Player of the week, and was nominated twice for Kohl’s Kicking National Player of the Week.
My season just ended on December 4, so I have not attended any offseason camps yet. I will be attending the Chris Sailer National Camp in Las Vegas in January.”
Play any sports besides football?
“I play attack on the lacrosse team.”
Outside of playing sports, what would you want to do for a living?
“I would like to be a car salesman.”
What is a fact about you many people that don’t know you, wouldn’t be able to guess?
“I love to wakeboard.”