2019 KeystoneFootballRecruits.com Player Profiles Day 20: Jacob Horigan 2020•Avonworth•OLB @jake_horigan @AvonworthFB
Written by: Billy Splain on Sunday, August 4th, 2019
Why do you play football?
I play football because no other sport requires the team building and off season training that football demands for success. Every player needs to be on the same page and that leads to great relationships off the field as well.
If your mom and dad are screaming at you from the stands, what is it they usually yell?
I have no idea. When I’m playing I don’t really hear anything except for my coaching making the calls, or my teammates calling out reads.
Is there anyone in your family, besides your parents, you could consider your biggest fan? Who, Why?
My grandparents that live in Pittsburgh attend all of my games, and my grandparents in Philly usually call and text after my games.
When you aren’t playing, practicing or training for sports, what is your go to activity and why?
Fishing and Call of Duty because they are two fun and relaxing things you can do with your friends.
Club Volleyball (2x Junior National Qualifier)
HS Volleyball (2019 1st Team All Section OH, 2nd Team All WPIAL)
Varsity stats through Junior Year (missed half of junior season with ankle injury):
Def – 131 tackles (86 solo, 45 assist), 4 sacks, 12 PDs, 2 INTs, 3 FF, 2 FR
Off – 16 rec for 184 yards, 1 TD
Bench: 250, Squat: 405, Deadlift: 435, Clean: 235
Accolades and Awards
PFN ALL Academic Gold Team
2017 HM All Conference Linebacker
2018 HM All Conference WR and HM All Conference DB (missed half the season due to injury)
PAPreps.Rivals.com Pennsylvania 2020 Top Linebacker List
WPIAL Magazine Class of 2020 Top Linebacker Prospects List
Varsity Letterman All Seasons
Academic: High Honors All Semesters
Academic: National Honors Society
Jersey Number 3
Primary Position OLB
Secondary Position S
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