Posted On: 05/8/17 4:30 PM

Being a two-way starter at a Class AAAAAA contender is rare. Doing it for multiple seasons of your high school career is even more unlikely, but Lakeville North’s Nathan Boe isn’t any ordinary player.

Boe started on the Panthers defensive line for most of the past two seasons. He was also the team’s starting center last season. The 6-foot-4, 250-pounder is expected to continue those roles as a senior next season in the hopes of helping North to its seventh state tournament berth in a row.

Boe said his strengths are quickness and explosiveness at the snap. He also said his passion for the game of football is a positive asset.

“I play with heart because I love the game and my teammates,” Boe said. “As long as I can help my team win, I’ll be happy.”

Lakeville North coach Brian Vossen said Boe has been tenacious in the trenches the past two seasons. He said Boe’s offseason work ethic has added 30 pounds to his frame since his sophomore year, helping Boe transform into a Division-I recruit.

“His speed and strength have improved tremendously,” Vossen said via

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