NAME: Teagan Wilk
LAST SEASON: 2019
When you watch a high school football game and a defensive back dominates a game, you know you are watching the real deal. Teagan Wilk did that on a regulas basis at Berwick. Wilk started his career at Southern Columbia where he started on defense and compiled 115 tackles and had five interceptions as a freshman. He would transfer to Berwick where he was a key member of one of the best defenses in the Wyoming Valley Conference. Wilk would be one of the leading tackler for the Bulldogs and had 17 interceptions over a three-year span to give him 22 for his career. On offense, Wilk played wide receiver and had 23 receptions for 214 yards and 2 touchdown and ran the ball for 197 yards and five touchdowns. He also had three returns for touchdowns (2 INT and 1 punt).
Wilk was a 2019 NPF Wyoming Valley Conference 4A first-team defensive back and Defense Player of the Year. He was also District 2 Defense Player of the Year. Wilk was named a Wyoming Valley Conference Big School first-team defensive back in 2017 and 2018. He was also an All-District 2 defensive back in 2018. He was also named an all-state defensive back by the Pennsylvania Football Writers in 2018 and 2019 and an all-state athlete in 2017. Wilk was also recognized by the Pennsylvania Football News as a first-team defensive back in 2018 and 2019. EasternPaFootball.com named him a first-team defensive back 2017, 2018 and 2019. He was a member of the WNEP Dream Team in both 2018 and 2019. Wilk was rated by Rivals as the 8th best prospect in the state of Pennsylvania and that landed him a full scholarship at Division I-FBS East Carolina University.
Berwick coach Carm DeFrancisco on Wilk: “Teagan is one of those players that makes you roll our of bed in the morning and go to your knees and thank God that you had the privilege to coach a player like him. If you’re lucky, you only get a handful of those players your entire coaching career.”