• Player: Max Heckert

    Sport and Position: Football—Linebacker

    College/University: Slippery Rock University

    Planned Major: Business

    Quote: "As a kid my dream was to always play football at the next level after high school. After receiving many offers from schools I am proud to announce my commitment to Slippery Rock. Slippery Rock gives me another opportunity to go enjoy the game I love to play." 

    "A huge shoutout to my parents, brothers, coaches, and teammates for getting me to this position I am in today. Could not have done this without them. #BeSweet—Coach Morocco (Linebacker Coach)"

    Major Accomplishments and Interests

    • First Team All-Conference Linebacker
    • First Team All-State Linebacker
    • 2x WPIAL Champion and 2x PIAA 5A State Champion
    • 162 tackles this season (all-time single season tackle leader at Pine-Richland)
    • Four-year varsity football player
    • Four-year merit scholar
    • 4.0+ GPA

    Additional Note: The football team and I worked with the best buddies program and volunteered at the Epilepsy Walk in downtown Pittsburgh this summer to support Coach Steve (offensive coordinator), his son Steven and his family.