HIGH SCHOOL: Attends Carroll High School in Carroll, Iowa • wore No. 44 for the Tigers • helped lead team to a 12-1 record including and a 9-0 mark in conference play • as a senior, recorded 15.5 tackles for a loss, 9.5 sacks and forced four fumbles • named to the 2016 Iowa Newspaper Association All-State First-Team and All-District • received two stars from 247 Sports and Scout • 247 Sports ranked him as the No. 20 player in Iowa and as the No. 150 defensive tackle in the nation • coached by Dennis McCarten • also lettered in basketball.
PERSONAL: Born April 15, 1999 • son of Keith and Lynda Schirck • has one brother (Nathan) and one sister (Nicole).
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