Andrew Weaver was living the dream last fall as a sophomore on the Tyrone football team, or so it seemed.

Only a sophomore, he battled his way into a starting position on offense. The only problem was he was playing as an offensive tackle.

Until then, Weaver had always been a skill player, and his combination of speed and agility made him a pretty good one at every level right up to varsity, but with the Golden Eagles’ already floundering line depleted by injuries the team needed somebody who could hold a block.

That somebody was Weaver, so he traded in his No. 10 jersey for No. 60 and left his pass-catching days in the rearview mirror, at least for a time.

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