Larkin High School Class of 1975
An all-around athlete, Weber played football, basketball, and baseball for three years at Larkin High School. As a running back, he averaged 7.75 yards per carry his senior year when he was chosen All-Conference first team and named to an All-State eleven. He also earned All-Conference first team honors in basketball. Weber was named Larkin High School's Athlete of the Year in 1975. He went on to play three years of varsity football at the University of Illinois, serving as captain his senior year. He was named to the Scholastic All-American second team in both 1977 and 1978.