Posted On: 06/27/20 11:55 AM

Walter Payton College Prep has a true hidden gem; in 2022, tight end Henry BoyerHenryBoyer6'6" | TEWalter Payton Prep | 2022IL. At six foot six, two hundred and thirty-five pounds, Boyer is a punishing run blocker, with a firm punch. He consistently played through the whistle and was always looking for work on-film. He even played on the defensive side as a five-technique, using raw strength to overpower offensive tackles. Despite a tremendous sophomore season, Boyer felt there are some things he can improve on, "It definitely went well, but it also made me realize what I had to strengthen going into my junior season. Getting more explosive and stronger will hopefully lead to a breakout season this coming year."
Last fall, Walter Payton College Prep’s was one of Illinois’ biggest surprises, finishing with an 8-1-1 record and a conference championship. This off-season Head Coach George Klupchak left for Maine West, and former Oak Park-River Forest assistant Craig Knoche was hired to take the reigns. This year’s roster and coaching staff will look much different, but that shouldn’t stop the Grizzlies, "I think we are looking good going into the season. We lost some playmakers after our senior class graduated,

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