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10 Intriguing People: Geneva Football Star Playing For NFL Team

Meet 10 intriguing people in Kane County who lead very interesting lives

A 2007 graduate of Geneva High School, Pat Schiller is now on the practice squad of the Atlanta Falcons. (Photo provided)

Name: Pat Schiller   Age: 24Tie to Kane County: Grew up in GenevaWhat makes him intriguing: A 2007 graduate of Geneva High School, Schiller is now on the practice squad of the Atlanta FalconsWords To Live By: “Don’t let anyone put limitations on what you can accomplish.” — Pat Schiller

Since fourth grade, Pat Schiller has played football.

Even as a youngster, he knew he wanted to play in the NFL.

“I think as a little kid, I kind of always thought it would be awesome to be a professional football player, but it’s one of those things that’s a dream of yours,” the 24-year-old says.

Today, he’s making his dream come true.

The 2007 graduate of Geneva High School — who went on to play linebacker at Northern Illinois University on a full-ride scholarship, started three years and became captain — is on the practice squad for the Atlanta Falcons, who, at the time of publication, had a 9-1 record in the NFL.

To read the full story, pick up the latest issue of Kane County Magazine.