Athlete of Week: Trybus among top FBs ever at CH

Name: Tyler Trybus

School: Cambria Heights

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Football

Athlete of the week achievement: Trybus ran for 177 yards on 35 carries and scored twice to help the Highlanders knock off Bishop McCort, 37-15, in Johnstown.

Season update: Trybus has carried the ball 95 times for 493 yards and six touchdowns for the 2-2 Highlanders.

Coach Jarrod Lewis’ quote: “Tyler is a very humble and puts his teammates first. He ranks right there with the top fullbacks to ever play at Cambria Heights. Tyler has great vision and quick feet to allow him to find a seam in the defense and attack it.”

Favorite teacher: John “Hank” Mertens, HVAC co-op internship mentor

Favorite subject: History

Favorite movie: “Friday Night Lights”

Favorite food: Chinese

Favorite song: “T.N.T.” by AC/DC

Outside interests: Hunting, fishing, baseball

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Favorite college team: Pitt

Pro athlete most admired: Saquon Barkley

Best athlete I ever competed against: Richland’s Caleb Burke

Most influential person on my athletic career: Coach Jarrod Lewis

Proudest athletic achievement: Scoring five touchdowns in one game and rushing for almost 200 yards in a single game

How I got my start in football: Played for coach Jerry Strittmatter in Kidskins

Future goal: Attend Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, obtain a degree in HVAC and continue his football career as a Bulldog


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