Sterling senior Math Wirthele has decided to continue his football career at Peru State College. Wirthele led the Jets with 104 total tackles in 2013 including 47 solo tackles. He had 3.5 sacks on the year, two fumble recoveries and one interception. He led Sterling to a 6-4 finish and an appearance in the Class D2 State Football Playoffs.
Why did you choose Peru State? It's close to home and they have sports programs there.
Did you consider playing any other sports? Baseball
How long have you wanted to play college sports? The last two years.
What are the strengths you’ll bring to the college game? My will to win.
What will be the biggest challenges? Competing for a playing spot.
What position do you plan to play in college? Defensive line.
What are you looking forward to most in college athletics? Hitting people and the faster tempo.