Senior Interview: Bubba Tandy


Hilaree Foreman

Haley Smith, Contributor

Bubba Tandy is a senior wide receiver on Tarleton State University Texan football team. Tandy is from Hopkinsville, Kentucky, where he attended Christian County High School. Tandy played all 10 games as a true freshman. Tandy recorded 984 all purpose yards and a team-high 452 kick-return yards. While playing on offensive, Tandy had a team-high receiving high of 7 receptions twice, five touchdowns, and caught 39 passes. Coming into his sophomore year, Tandy received Second-team all-Lone Star Conference return specialist and Honorable mention all-LSC wide receiver. Led the team with 830 receiving yards, four touchdowns and a season high effort of 172 yards. Last season his fifth career 100-yard receiving game.

JTAC: What has playing football taught you?

Tandy: It’s taught me how to be a leader, and how to overcome a lot of obstacles in life.”

JTAC: What do you love most about the game of football?

Tandy: I love to compete, the contact; I just love the game of football and everything else that comes with it.

JTAC: What is the best thing about being a student athlete?

Tandy: The best thing about being a student athlete is being around people your age, and that you can go out on the field and show them what you got. Going to class after a good game is good too because you can hear how well you did.

JTAC: What are your plans for after graduation?

Tandy: If football doesn’t work out, then I will go into the Fire Academy and become a firefighter.