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2021 PFN Player Profile: Derek Berlitz-Southern Columbia Tigers @Derek_Berlitz @SoCoTigerSports @SCATigers

Written by: on Friday, August 13th, 2021

 

Derek Berlitz

Southern Columbia High School

Class Of: 2022

Position(s): DE/TE

Jersey#: 87

Ht: 6’2.5 – Wt: 247

Stats You’d like to Share:
60 tackles, 7 Sacks, 11 TFL
15 QB Hurries, 2 Blocked Punts, 1 FF, 1 FR

Other Sports: Wrestling

Awards:
All State 1st Team
PA Football Writers Class 2A All State Team
Class 2A PFN Coaches Select All Star Team
Press Enterprise Defensive Lineman of the Year
Daily Item All Star Defensive Lineman
News Item All Star Defensive Lineman
Class 2A All Eastern PA Football 1st Team
Southern Columbia Team Defensive MVP

Twitter: @Derek_Berlitz

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Why do you play football?
For the love of the game.

Who is your favorite sports star and why?
JJ Watt for his intensity on the field, and his acts of kindness off the field.

Do you have a favorite play you remember the most? Explain:
In the state championship game, I stopped Wilmington on 4th down with only a little time left in the game and at that moment we won the championship.

What are your goals for this coming season?
Team State Championship

What is your favorite Pro team, any sport?
Indianapolis Colts

If your mom and dad are screaming at you from the stands, what is it they usually yell?
Get another sack Derek!!!!

Who is your mentor, the person you want to be like?
My Dad

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

Is there anyone in your family, besides your parents, you could consider your biggest fan? Who, Why?
My brother who is an All American, and swims at the University of Michigan.

When you aren’t playing, practicing or training for sports, what is your go to activity and why?
Weightlifting, because I am always looking to get bigger.

What is your favorite football memory to date?
Biting into that giant chocolate bar after we won the championship.

Music of choice?
Heavy Metal and Country

Which one? Sheetz or Wawa
Sheetz

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