College signing: Justin Weist, Clarion University football

Name: Justin Weist

High school: Everett

Hometown: Breezewood

Sport: Football

Position: Offensive line

College choice: Clarion

Other colleges considered: IUP

Why I picked Clarion: “I really liked it up there when I visited. It was a really nice campus. They recruited me and have recruited me for awhile. They really wanted me to come play for them, and I am happy to be there.”

Greatest high school achievement: “My junior year I was on the first team to get to the playoffs in a long time at Everett.”

Assistant coach Brian Koontz’s quote: “Justin has the size and strength to be a pretty good football player for the PSAC. I think it is the right school for him in terms of the academics. I think he has the ability to be a contributor.”

How I got my start playing football: “I played tackle football in fourth grade.”

Favorite college growing up: Pitt Panthers

Other interests: Fishing and lifting weights.

What getting to play in college means to me: “I put so much hard work in to excelling at football, and getting as strong as I can, it means hard work pays off in the end.”

Probable college major: Criminal Justice

Parents: Butch Weist, Penny Weist and Theresa Corle