Demonstrating Commitment and Passion on the Field and Beyond


Each week, Beck’s recognizes high school football players who demonstrate that they are a Player with Heart. At Beck’s, we are and will remain, Farmers at Heart.

 

Meet Ohio’s Players with Heart:

 

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KP Delarber, Defiance, OH
Senior RB & S | 4-H | Family Farm
Delarber was selected as a Beck’s Player with Heart for his efforts on and off the field. His favorite thing about football is the team camaraderie. To him, agriculture means everything and serves as a way for the community to connect. Off the field, Delarber is involved in 4-H, baseball, and youth group. After graduation, he hopes to study construction management and work for construction company.

Rece Verhoff, Columbus Grove, OH
Senior K/P | Leo Club | Farm Connection
Verhoff was selected as a Beck’s Player with Heart for his efforts on and off the field. His favorite thing about football is feeling a sense of brotherhood. To him, agriculture is a vital industry and he is grateful for those who work to feed the world. Off the field, Verhoff is involved in IBA and Leo Club. He looks forward to what lies ahead in his future.
Blake Barnes, Wapakoneta, OH
Senior RB & LB | FFA | Family Farm
Barnes was selected as a Beck’s Player with Heart for his efforts on and off the field. His favorite thing about football is going out and having fun with friends. Agriculture means community involvement, from sunrise to sundown, working to get the job done. Off the field, Barnes is involved in FFA, basketball, and track and field. He also helps at events for his local Lion’s Club. After graduation, he hopes to attend community college to study agribusiness and remain in the agriculture industry.

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Zach Heintz, Lakeview, OH
Senior ILB | FFA | Family Farm
Heintz was selected as a Beck’s Player with Heart for his efforts on and off the field. His favorite thing about football is the competitiveness that the sport brings. Agriculture is a way of life for Heintz and he hopes to remain involved in the industry as long as he can. Off the field, Heintz is involved in FFA, National Honor Society, Trap-Shooting Club, WBL Sportsmanship Committee, and volunteering at elementary football camps. After graduation, he hopes to play football in college and return to the family farm.
Jake Gross, North Jackson, OH
Senior OT, DE, NG | Volunteering | Family Farm
Gross was selected as a Beck’s Player with Heart for his efforts on and off the field. He enjoys being part of a team and encouraging others through the ups and downs of the season. Being involved in agriculture has taught Gross valuable lessons in responsibility. Off the field, he is involved in a variety of clubs, volunteers in his community, and plays wrestling, golf, and basketball. After graduation, he hopes to attend a trade school.
Coltyn Gebhardt, Petersburg, OH
Senior S & RB | Volunteering | Family Farm
Gebhardt was selected as a Beck’s Player with Heart for his efforts on and off the field. His favorite part about football is the atmosphere of Friday nights and making memories with his teammates. He says agriculture is a passion and offers an opportunity to feel a sense of accomplishment after overcoming challenges. Off the field, he volunteers in his community, participates in Boy Scouts, and is a fire department cadet. He plans to graduate from firefighting school and continue farming.

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Peyton Weiler, Ashville, OH
Senior OLB & RB | Volunteering | Family Farm
Weiler was selected as a Beck’s Player with Heart for his efforts on and off the field. Weiler loves the camraderie and competitive nature of football, and how it brings the community together. He can’t imagine life without agriculture and the valuable lessons farming has taught him. Besides football, he participates in FFA, National Honor Society, volunteering, and playing football and basketball. After graduation, he plans to become a firefighter and work on the family farm.
Avery Stump, Sycamore, OH
Senior T & G | FFA | Family Farm
Stump was selected as a Beck’s Player with Heart for his efforts on and off the field. To him, football teaches valuable lessons in overcoming adversity. Agriculture means everything to Stump, and says wants to stay involved in the industry that has meant so much to him. Outside football, he is involved in FFA and volunteering with the elderly. After graduation, Stump plans to work as a wrangler on a sheep farm in Montana.
Nikolas Roach, Jefferson, OH
Freshman R & DE| Volunteering | Family Farm
Roach was selected as a Beck’s Player with Heart for his efforts on and off the field. His favorite part about football is being part of a team and making lasting friendships. Roach is involved in basketball and baseball, and volunteers in his community. In the future, he hopes to play a collegiate sport and work in law enforcement.

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Grant Mastin, Jackson, OH
Senior ILB | Tackles for Tots | Family Farm
Mastin was selected as a Beck’s Player with Heart for his efforts on and off the field. He has created his own foundation called Tackles for Tots as a way to give back to his community through shoe donations. To Mastin, football teaches discipline and valuable life lessons. He is also involved in FFA, National Honor Society, Interact Club, Leo Club, and Student Health Council. After graduating high school, Mastin will pursue a business degree on a pre-law track.

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