Posted On: 08/1/17 12:15 PM

"Going into my fourth year of being a varsity starter, my biggest strengths are my experience and confidence," Minneota quarterback Alex Pohlen said to Northstar Football. "I've started for three years and I've played in 37 football games, accumulating a record of 36-1, including 2 playoff runs that resulted in winning back to back state championships. All of the games I have played in have given me the ability to recognize and react to in game situations quicker than most kids. I also think I have the ability to handle pressure during the games and throughout the season better than most. Being the starting quarterback, obviously you are expected to do great things and be a leader for your team. I don't let the pressure get to me, and I help others not let the pressure get to them either. As far as throwing the football, I think my strength is my accuracy. I have the confidence that I can put the ball anywhere on the field if it needs to happen. Our season last year did not finish the way we were hoping it would. Our goal all summer was to 3-peat as state champions. We lost

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