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2023 PFN Player Profile: Getting to Know Bangor Slater’s Jacob Weaver(LB/TE)

Tagged under: District 11, News, Player Previews

| May 16, 2023


Player Name: Jacob Weaver

School: Bangor Area Slaters

Class Of: 2024

Position(s): LB/TE

Jersey Number: 9

Ht: 6’2 – Wt: 200lbs

Other Sports: None

Notable Awards or Recognitions:
2x 1st Team Defense Schuylkill/Colonial League, 1x 3rd Team Defense Lehigh Valley

Offer Sheet: N/A

Twitter: @jacobweaver09
Words from the Coach:
“Jacob is an impact player coming off the edge. He is a tenacious pass rusher with great athletic ability. A three year starter who continues to push himself in the weight room and in practice. Jacob can influence every offensive snap and play call from his position at defensive end.”
Let’s Get to Know a Little More about Jacob:

Why do you play football?
I play football for the drive the adrenaline rush, being one of those people to being to go out there and do what I love for God.

Who is your favorite sports star and why?
Jalen Hurts because I relate to him, He was put down, no one believed he could play in the NFL and become that guy for a team.

Do you have a favorite play you remember the most? Explain:
Yes, last season during the Lehighton game, we forced a 4th down and we got ready for the punt and when they hiked the ball, they let me run free and I blocked the punt, and we picked it up for a touchdown.

What was last year’s season like for you?
It was up and down, it was a learning experience for me on how to be more of a leader and student off the field, but this year is going to be a different year.

Who is the best player you have ever lined up against?
Dylan Krugh, LT for our team.

What stadium, (HS/College/Pro) would you love to visit for a game?
I would like to see a home Penn State game.

What is your favorite Pro Sports team (any sport)? Explain:
Philadelphia Eagles

What game, yours, college or pro, was your favorite game you watched and why?
The 2017 Eagles vs Patriots Superbowl, it was the best game I ever watched, even still going 13-3, they were still considered underdog.

What sports movie could you watch every day if you had to pick one, and why ?
Remember the Titans, because Coach Boone showed just because you were of different color, you could still be a team.

Name one thing you’d love to do in football that may never happen?
Playing HB

Name a sport you’d love to play but can’t:

What is your most embarrassing sports moment ?
Sophomore year, the first half of the Southern Lehigh game, I lost contain almost every single play.

When you aren’t playing, practicing, or training for sports, what is your go to activity, and why?
Doing yard work because there is always something I can do the work never stops.

Which one, Sheetz, Wawa, or Rutters? Explain:
Wawa, they got everything.

What is your favorite vacation destination?

Favorite Band/Musician?
Mercy Me

NBA, NHL, MLB, NCAAF, NFL, which league is the best and why ?
NFL, because you always hear guys getting a chance to play football and do what they love.

Best Video Game Console (Xbox/PlayStation/Sega/Atari/etc.) and why ?
Definitely PlayStation, because it has better features and games.

Name one thing in life (NOT SPORTS RELATED) you would like to achieve:
Becoming more of a man of God.

Location you think would be the best place to live (ie: island, mountains, city, etc.) ? Explain why:
Wherever God puts me.

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