Huber Heights turns 36: 5 athletes to know from Wayne High School

Huber Heights turns 36 today.

Here are five athletes from Huber Heights/Wayne High School who went on to make Warriors everywhere proud:

1. Marcus Freeman

A multi-year starter at Ohio State, Freeman’s NFL career was cut short by a heart issue. He went into coaching nearly immediately as a result and was recently named the defensive coordinator at the University of Cincinnati prior to celebrating his 31st birthday.

2. Jerel Worthy

An under-the-radar recruit, Worthy became a star as a defensive lineman at Michigan State. He was an All-Big Ten performer before being drafted by the Green Bay Packers in 2012.

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3. Will Allen

One of the stars of the first Wayne team to make a state championship game appearance (1999), Allen went on to become a member of the 2002 Ohio State national championship team. He recently wrapped up a 12-year career in the NFL as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

4. Travis Trice, Jr.

The son of Wayne High School boys basketball coach Travis Trice Sr., the youngster made a name for himself when he helped lead Michigan State to the Final Four in 2015.

5. Braxton Miller

A quarterback who led the Warriors to a state championship game appearance in 2010, Miller was twice named the Big Ten’s Most Valuable Player as a three-year starter at Ohio State. He finished his career as a wide receiver and the school’s all-time leader in touchdowns and was drafted last spring by the Houston Texans.

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