Age 23, Sophomore
Transferred to Illinois
|2005 SEASON: Back-up
receiver for the Comets. ... Was among the team's most
valuable special teams players.
... Played on 6 special teams and
started on 4 of them. ... Returned 3 punts for
Honored as the
outstanding male scholar athlete for all sports
in the Pacific Coast Conference, Palomar's
primary conference for sports other than
football. ... Finalist for the Pepsi Award,
given to California's outstanding male community
college scholar athlete. ... Earned a 3.75
grade-point average at Palomar, completed 70.5
units in 3 semesters as a History major.
|2004 SEASON: Had 4
receptions for 49 yards as a
part-time starter for the Comets.
States Marine Corps, 2000-2004.
... Earned Marine Airborne and Marine Combat
Diver designations and received 3 combar medals
and ribbons fighting in Iraq with the 1st
Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine
|HIGH SCHOOL: Played
for coach Dan Mortier on three
Central Suburban League
championship teams at New Trier
High School in Suburban Chicago.
... Had 25 receptions for 450
yards and 2 touchdowns as a
senior. ... Was named Trevians'
Most Improved Player. ... Also
played baseball as a catcher for
team that was Illinois state
runner-up his junior season. ... Graduated from
New Trier in 2000, going straight into the
9, 1982, in Chicago, Ill. ... Son
of Jim and Louise Weiner. ... Has
2 brothers, Andrew (21) and Jeff
(19). ... Lived in Vista while attending Palomar.