Posted On: 08/8/17 12:30 PM

"As a player, I would say my best attributes on the field would be my arm, my instinct for the game, and my leadership," Owatonna quarterback Abe Havelka said to Northstar Football. "I love to throw the long ball, but I am smart enough to understand when to check down and take some yardage. I was elected captain for this upcoming year. Last year I started my season on the sideline, I got a chance, week four, to prove that I should be the QB, I then went on to throw for 1600yds, 18tds, 4int, 450, rushing yds, 4 rushing tds. Some highlights were taking down Apple Valley in the first round of state with a Hail Mary at halftime and also to win the game. I helped lead my team to US Bank Stadium and ended up losing to Elk River."

Havelka is excited for his upcoming senior season. 

"This off-season I've been lifting and running sprints to improve my speed," Havelka said to Northstar Football. "To play at the next level I will need speed and strength. I'm not super fast so if I can change that I believe I can become

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