"I like to consider myself as an athlete who can kick, not just a kicker," said Trout
Trout has earned offers from Pittsburgh, Louisville, Wisconsin, and Hofstra. Pittsburgh is where Merf's father David played his college ball from 1977-1980. The elder Trout also played in the NFL including a stint with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Trout has yet to attempt a field goal in 2004, he has successfully converted 25/25 PAT's, 16 touchbacks; he has punted twice for a 58-yard average. Offensively he has 8 rushing touchdowns in 3 games.
Trout transferred from Winslow Township prior to enrolling at Gloucester Catholic.