Outback Steakhouse Sports Spotlight: John Estes

John Estes
John Estes

By Jason Tang - bio | email

MANOA (KHNL) - Senior co-captain, John Estes is one of the leaders on this year's Warrior football team.

The center from Stockton, California has started "every game" of his UH career, a total of 41-straight games, a streak that dates back to his freshman year in 2006.

John's explanation for the streak is quite simple.

"You know just preparation and staying in the weight room, keeps you injury free," said Estes.

From the time he set foot on the UH campus, his stellar performance on the field has been the one constant on the offensive line.

What has changed though, is his appearance. As you can see from his long locks that flowed from his helmet, last season.

"During the Idaho game, it was wet and it was raining and my hair was just a mess, it got tangled and I was just like I'm going to cut it, and then I think that Wednesday before the game, I went over to Keith Ah Soon's house and Rocky cut my hair. But I actually told everyone that my hair got stuck in a fan and everyone believed me," said Estes.

Now sporting the clean cut look, Estes is a two time first team all-WAC center, who many believe will be the next Warrior to play in the NFL.

"It's a compliment, but I try not to think about it and I just want to win and you know, just play my best and if I play my best it will just come to me," said Estes.

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