LE’s Weber to play for Wilmington

Logan Elm senior RJ Weber will next play football at Wilmington College, an NCAA Division III institution. Weber was a first-team Pickaway County, Mid-State League Buckeye Division, Southeast District selection and also earned honorable mention All-Ohio recognition for helping the Braves to an 8-3 record, the county championship and a home playoff game. The senior lineman recorded 56 tackles.

Question: Talk to us about the recruiting process that you went through, how many schools that you looked at and what made Wilmington the right fit for you?
Answer: I had Otterbein look at me pretty hard and I went on a game day visit and had a visit there with them. When I went to Wilmington, I felt like I was at Logan Elm, out in the country with fields. I felt like I was at home.

Question: What would you like to major in at Wilmington?
Answer: Criminal Justice, because I want to be on the State Highway Patrol.

Question: What has led to your success in football? What are your strengths as an athlete and what are a few areas you’ve had to work at the hardest to improve?
Answer: My coaches, my family especially my father I wouldn’t be where I’m at if he didn’t push me every day in the backyard.  I’m pretty strong and I know football really well. I personally need to work on is my foot work and my speed.

Question: What were some of your top memories from your senior season?
Answer: Top memories are hitting people when they run slants on me in 7 on 7. I really love the water breaks on summer days when the team just started roasting each other with jokes.

Logan Elm senior RJ Weber will next play football at Wilmington College. RJ is seated with parents Tammy Weber and Zach Weber. Standing are LE football coach Terry Holbert and LE principal Nate Smith.

Question: Is there a football player that you look up to and try to emulate?
Answer:  Ray Lewis, I used to watch and listen to his hype up video when I was little. I always played like him. I always be saying in the locker I’m Ray Lewis today someone going to get Rock.

Question: Favorite meal?
Answer:  Spaghetti and meatballs are hands down the best

Question: Favorite place to eat out at?
Answer: Thirsty Parrot

Question: Favorite musical group or genre?
Answer: Country music

Question: Favorite movie?
Answer: The Blind Side

Question: Favorite pro football team?
Answer: Cincinnati Bengals

Logan Elm’s RJ Weber helps lead the team onto the field before a home playoff game against Cambridge.

Question: Hobbies?
Answer: I like going to the gym, hunting and fishing, hanging out with friends and hanging out with my girlfriend.

Question: Favorite holiday?
Answer: Thanksgiving, because I like food.

Question: What is your most valuable possession?
Answer: My Great Grandfather’s gun

Question: Something that no one knows about you?
Answer: I cannot cook well.

Question: What is the best vacation you’ve ever been on in your life?
Answer: When I was little around 10 years old, my family and I went to Daytona Beach, Florida to see my great grandparents and my aunt. On our second night there, my family and I went fishing and I caught a big old red fish.

Question: Favorite memory from the Circleville Pumpkin Show?
Answer: My buddies and I were betting with each other on who buys food that night. We were betting on the kids racing the bikes. I got second, so I got lucky.

Question: What do you see yourself doing 10 years from now and living if life goes as you intend?
Answer: I see myself being a State Trooper on the K-9 unit.

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