LB | 6-3 | 215|
247 ★★★ ESPN ★★★ Rivals ★★★
FROM KATSHIR'S HEAD COACH MICHAEL WHITEHEAD
“Charlie Katshir has been three-year starter and very versatile, contributing in all three phases for our team. Even with all his success on the field, he always put the team first and truly enjoyed and celebrated in the successes of his teammates. Penn State is getting a high character student-athlete that plays with intensity, toughness and passion.”
High School: Three-year letterman for head coach Michael Whitehead at Cumberland Valley High School...Was a team captain as a senior...Had a 31-10 record in high school...Led the Eagles to a Mid-Penn Commonwealth title and District III 4A Championship as a junior...Named to Pennsylvania Football Writers/Broadcasters All-State first team as a defensive back in 2017...Selected all-state by the PA Sports Writers and PA Football News in 2016...Garnered 2017 Mini Maxwell Award honors...Named to All-EasternPAFootball.com first team in 2016 and honorable mention in 2015...Selected All-Sentinel Defensive Player of the Year as a senior...Earned All-Sentinel first team defensive back laurels as a sophomore, junior and senior...Named to PennLive.com first team as a defensive back...Earned five first-team all-conference honors (two DB, two athlete, one return specialist) and two second-team accolades (one DB, one punter) during his career...Had 37 receptions for 715 yards, seven receiving touchdowns, 53 rushes for 366 yards and eight rushing scores as a senior...Made all 15 extra point attempts...Had 45 tackles and four interceptions in 2017...Registered 38 catches for 524 yards and six scores to compliment 75 tackles and three interceptions as a junior...Also had three return touchdowns (2 punt, 1 kickoff) in 2016...Had 25 receptions for 371 yards and six touchdowns offensively to go along with 51 tackles and 10 interceptions on defense as a sophomore...Rated as a three-star recruit by all three major recruiting services – 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals...Ranked as No. 12 player in Pennsylvania and No. 30 outside linebacker by 247Sports...Rated as the No. 24 player in Pennsylvania, No. 102 prospect in the region and No. 58 outside linebacker by ESPN...Ranked as the No. 20 player in Pennsylvania and No. 39 outside linebacker by Rivals...Lettered in basketball and track once each.
Personal: Full name is Charles Penn Katshir...Son of Tracy and Gregory Katshir...Has one brother, Riley, and one sister, Hannah...Father, Greg, played football and baseball at the University of Pennsylvania...Mother, Tracy, played field hockey and lacrosse at the University of Pennsylvania...Brother, Riley, is a member of the Lebanon Valley College soccer team...Hobbies include playing sports, hanging out with friends and working out...Volunteers as a mentor for The Outreach Program for Soccer (TOPS)...Has also volunteered with Cumberland Valley mini-THON and Cumberland Valley football camp...Anticipates majoring in business with hopes of taking over his parents’ business after an NFL career...Born February 13, 2000 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.