Q&A with North Oconee's Bubba Chandler

Posted 11/16/20


Meet Bubba Chandler, a 6-foot-3, 200-pound shortstop/pitcher from North Oconee High School who will play both football and baseball at Clemson. Chandler, also a top pro-style quarterback prospect, is a member of the North Georgia Big 10 cover for the 2021 Georgia Dugout Preview Magazine. Here are 10 questions with him.


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

A: Listening to Alan Jackson before every game.


Q: Who is your favorite professional sports team?

A: Green Bay Packers


Q: What is your favorite food to eat?

A: Crab legs.


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

A: I'm a good basketball player.


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

A: Ninth/11th-grade English teacher (Ms. Miller) and my favorite high school subject is social studies.


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

A: Football or hunting.


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

A: Jerusalem, just to feel the presence of God there. People I know who have went said it does not compare.


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

A: Mike Trout because he plays the game the way it should be played.


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

A: My parents, both of them. They have sacrificed a lot of things and time to help me get here.


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

A: Coaching or playing football.