Meet Sal Conaboy
This is part of a series of 2010 Maryland football commitment Q&As leading up to Signing Day on Feb. 3. All answers are provided by the featured player.
Name: Sal Conaboy
Birthdate: Nov. 5, 1990
Birthplace: Scranton, Pa.
Hometown: Clarks Summit, Pa.
Position: Offensive guard or center
High School: Abington Heights (Pa.)
Senior statistics: None
Rankings: Rivals.com -- Three stars, No. 15 offensive guard, No. 18 player in Pennsylvania. Scout.com -- Three stars, No. 10 offensive guard. ESPN.com -- Three stars, No. 21 offensive guard, 78 rating.
Bench max: 300
40-yard dash: 5.0
Other schools considered: Rutgers, Syracuse, UConn, West Virginia
Favorite NFL player: Donovan McNabb
Favorite NFL team: Philadelphia Eagles
Favorite music: AC/DC, Phil Collins, Jack Johnson
Favorite book: “Season of Life: A Football Star, a Boy, a Journey to Manhood” by Jeffrey Marx
Favorite movie: “Remember the Titans”
Favorite TV show: “Scrubs”
Favorite food: Ribs
Favorite high school class: Social studies
Favorite thing about College Park: “Football facilities.”
Other high school sports: None
Hobbies: “Youth group, Relay for Life, American Cancer Society, Habitat for Humanity, basketball.”
Intended major: Criminal Justice
Something that not many people know about you: “Probably that I’m the co-chair for Relay for Life. It’s a 16-hour overnight event to raise money for cancer patients.”
Best football moment: “When we won the district championship this year.”
Role model: “Probably my head football coach, Joe Repshis, [for] all the help that he’s given me and all his morals.”
Why Maryland? “From the first time I went there, it just felt like home. It felt like a place I could grow and succeed. I was just comparing other schools to it and nowhere came close, in my opinion.”