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247Sports ★★★ ESPN ★★★ Rivals ★★★
FROM EFFNER'S HEAD COACH BEN KLEINHANS
"Bryce is the total package, an extremely talented and gifted student-athlete both on and off the field. On the field, Bryce provides that rare combination of size, strength and athleticism along with a desire to be the best and dominate his opponent. Off the field, Bryce is the player a coach wants representing his team. A high character, motivated young man who excels in the classroom and is a natural leader."
High School: Three-year letterman for head coach Ben Kleinhans at Metea Valley High School...Was a team captain as a senior...Claimed a second-team spot on USA Today's ALL-USA Illinois Football Team as a senior...Named DuPage Valley All-Conference in 2016 and 2017...Selected as Team MVP as a senior...Is a consensus three-star prospect by all three recruiting services - 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals...Rated as the No. 16 prospect in Illinois and the No. 73 offensive tackle in the country by 247Sports...Ranked as the No. 52 offensive tackle in the country, No. 50 prospect in the region and No. 8 recruit in the state of Illinois by ESPN...Ranked as the No. 46 offensive tackle and No. 10 prospect in Illinois by Rivals.
Personal: Full name is Bryce James Effner...Son of Lynn and Jim Effner...Has two sisters, Brittney and Briana...Hobbies include hunting, off-roading and grilling...Volunteered at Feed My Starving Children and at Hesed House, which is homeless shelter in Aurora...Interested in majoring in business management...Born December 10, 1999 in Chicago, Illinois.