Former Williston High School standout John Oyloe is finding success in his junior season as a member of the University of Mary football team.
In a 32-21 loss to Minot State University last weekend, Oyloe had seven tackles, including three solo takedowns and one quarterback sack.
Last week, Oyloe visited with the Herald in a feature we call Tuesday Conversation.
Q. You are in your second season as a starter, how is that going for you?
A. I’m kind of comfortable. Being a leader on the field and knowing how its going to go.
Q. You have 4.5 quarterback sacks on the season, what’s it like to sack a quarterback?
A. Our play calls give anyone chance to make a sack. I have been able to step up and make plays. It feels good to get those sacks.
Q. What’s it like to play college football?
A. It’s definitely fun. It takes the first couple of seasons to get used to. But its fun.
Q. What advice do you have for anyone who would like to play college football?
A. The main thing is hard work. You never know who will be watching you. Never take a play off.
Q. Do you keep track of how Williston High School is doing?
A. Yes. Its kind of fun to look back.
Q.. What do you like to do when not on the football field?
A. When I go back to Williston, I like to go hunting.
Q. Who is your favorite football team?
A. I’m a big Green Bay Packers fan.
Q. What did you think of the controversial call at the end of the Packers game with the Seattle Seahawks?
A. It was a tough one to take, especially since I have a Seahawks fan who lives with me.
Q. What are you studying in school?
A. Business/administion with a ITM minor.