He is an unethical star quarterback at a rival high school who aims to steal Greg's football playbook. Jerry asks to drive Marcia home so he can get in the house and thus at the playbook. Greg's initial suspicions are confirmed when Bobby sees an attempted theft. Marcia refuses to believe Greg about Jerry at first, but later sees Jerry's true colors when she witnesses the second attempt, which is successful. Jerry has actually stolen a phony playbook Greg created and is later kicked off the team when his coach finds out about the theft.