Tyrekus Birch as the Football Athlete of the Week! 1 min read 7 years ago #32, defense of end Tyrekus Birch has gotten 4 sacks on quarterback and 8 total tackles with the game against East High! Tyrekus says its an honor to be the football athlete of the week. He says “I just want to lead the team and tackles every game.” One of the things he wants to do is get faster and stronger so he can be better for next season. He’s dedicated and just wants to go somewhere.