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Shane Eilers
Shane  Eilers


Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Jesuit HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195


A quarterback, wide receiver and tight end at Jesuit High School for head coach Matt Thompson … one of his high school coaches was former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Dave Moore, the current color analyst of the Buccaneers’ radio broadcasts … two-year letterwinner and part of two teams that made a semifinals appearance in the Florida State Tournament … also ran track and competed in the 110m and 300m hurdles … also ran the 200m and 4x100 relay … was a district finalist in the 110m hurdles and the 4x100 relay … was on the Principal’s Honor Roll all four years and finished high school with straight A’s … member of the National Honor Society and elected as an executive council member … AP Scholar with honor award … earned first honors AP in Spanish and second honors AP physics … earned the Saint Peter Claver Service Award for the highest number of service hours for one academic year … earned the Fairfield University scholar Book Award … summer camp counselor for the Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camp … one of 33 students in the entire Tampa Bay area selected to represent the voice of Tampa’s Teens to the Mayor’s Office … son of Mark and Lorrie Eilers … has an older brother, Travis, and an older sister, Rachel … mother Lorrie played tennis at Auburn … great grandfather, Ralph Bureta, played basketball at Wisconsin and was inducted into the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame … enjoys snowboarding, travel, fishing and hiking.


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