Claar is huge for Bearcats
Name: Devon Claar
Athlete of the week achievement: Claar rushed for 151 yards on 10 carries, caught one pass for 47 yards and scored four touchdowns in leading Huntingdon to a 34-28 win over Penns Valley.
Season update: Claar has rushed for 427 yards on 39 carries with four touchdowns, while he has caught five passes for 153 yards and three touchdowns. He also has kicked five PATs and added two two-point rushes.
Coach Mike Hudy’s quote: He is very versatile. He has power, he has speed and great hands. In our scheme of things, he is in the right spot for all that to occur. He’s a leader, but a quiet leader. He is kind of in-between. He leads by example so to speak.”
Favorite teacher: Mr. Rakar
Favorite subject: Math
Favorite movie: “Just Go With It”
Favorite food: Hot wings
Favorite song: “Southern Girl” by Tim McGraw
Outside interests: Hunting, fishing
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: Hines Ward
Best athlete I ever played with: John O’Korn
Best athlete I ever competed against: Christian Lezzer
Most influential person on my athletic career: My dad, Monty
Proudest athletic achievement: My ninth grade basketball team went 16-4.
How I got my start in football: I signed up for tackle football in third grade.
Future goal: Go to college and major in athletic training and work for a professional sports team.