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RAF // Day in the Life of a Student Athlete

Eric Soza

Eric Soza

Quarterback, UTSA Football

Major: Kinesiology with Teacher Certificate in Math and Physical Education

GPA: 3.96


A Typical Tuesday During the Season

5:00 a.m. Wake Up
5:15 a.m. Eat breakfast—usually cereal and fruit
5:30 a.m. Grab clothes and lunch for the day and depart for UTSA
5:45 a.m. Arrive at practice
5:45 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. Get taped, dressed and ready for practice
6:30 a.m. – 7:05 a.m. QB position meeting
7:05 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. QB/Center exchange pre-practice
7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Football practice
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Extra football work on my own—giving 110 percent!
10:30 a.m. Leave practice and head to class
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Class: elementary Teaching for physical education
12:30 p.m. Leave campus for student-teaching at elementary school, eat lunch on the run
12:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Student-teaching at elementary school
(at least 50 hours of student-teaching required during semester)
3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Class: Group Fitness
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Quarterback position meeting; game and practice planning; film study
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. More film study—on my own time
7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Dinner—usually on campus
8:00 p.m. Go home for the night
8:15 p.m. – 10:45 p.m. Hit the books for study time
10:45 p.m. Bedtime. Do it all over again tomorrow!