Berkley High School varsity football player Adam Kopitz on Monday signed his National Letter of Intent to play with Concordia University Chicago.
The senior will play corner back for the Division III school under coach Randy Awrey and said he plans to study sports management.
[Stay tuned to Huntington Woods-Berkley Patch to find out which other Berkley High School athletes signed a National Letter of Intent!]
"My journey? Just thinking I wouldn't be able to play college football because of size demeanor and everything ... Now, I just feel on top of the world," Kopitz said. "I'm ready to play. I'm ready to compete with others – bigger, badder people out there. I'm just ready to take 'em down one by one."
Kopitz said he has played football since he was 5 years old and played football for Berkley all four years of high school, including the last two on the varsity squad. He also wrestled for the school.
"It's going to be a good experience for him," proud mom Gina Kopitz said after the signing ceremony Monday at BHS. "He's worked very hard. He's overcome quite a bit to get to the next level."
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