Q&A with Buford's Riley Stanford

Posted 1/10/2022

Meet Riley Stanford, a 6-foot-4, 220-pound pitcher/outfielder from Buford High School who has signed with Georgia Tech. Stanford is a member of the Metro Atlanta Big 10 cover for the 2022 Georgia Dugout Preview Magazine. Here are 10 questions with him.

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Q: What in-game rituals or superstitions do you have?

A: Never step on the lines.


Q: Who is your favorite professional sports team?

A: Atlanta Braves.


Q: What is your favorite food to eat?

A: Poki.


Q: Name one thing people may be surprised to learn about you? 

A: I love golf.


Q: Who is your favorite teacher and what is your favorite high school subject?

A: Mrs. MacEntire and forensics.


Q: Outside of baseball, what is your next hobby? 

A: Basketball.


Q: If you could travel anywhere outside the U.S., what would be your dream location and why?

A: Italy because I would just like to go.


Q: Name the person you'd like to meet the most.

A: Freddie Freeman so I can meet my idol.


Q: Who has been the most influential person in your life?

A: My dad because he pushes me to be the best.


Q: After baseball, what career are you planning to pursue?

A: Business.