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Slidell senior safety and Missouri signee Ishmael Burdine (Property of LAFM)

LAFM’s Recruiting Scoop and Tidbits From Week 4

LAFM’s Recruiting Scoop and Tidbits From Week 4

by Jace LeJeune

This week, Louisiana Football Magazine’s staff each covered a couple of teams and caught up with some of the coaches and players to see what is going on with the following programs below in terms of recruiting, offers, visits, and much more!


Catholic Pointe Coupee High School:

“The Catholic Pointe Coupee Hornets, led by Head Coach David Simoneaux, has some seniors such as Andrew Grezaffi and Westminster Christian Academy transfer Brock Bullara that can play at the D-II or D-III level, but it is their junior and sophomore class that will have potential players that can sign over the next couple of years. Underclassmen such as Nick Carriere, Collin Grezaffi, Aaron Beatty, William Dunham, and sophomore Matthew Langlois are all names to watch out for in the next two to three years.”


Covington High School:


Covington junior LB Edgerrin Cooper (Photo courtesy of David Folse from the St. Tammany Farmer)

“Covington High School linebacker Edgerrin Cooper is only a junior, but he just has received an offer from Tulane on September 17th. The 6-2, 195 pound linebacker is starting to receive some attention and getting an offer from Tulane is a really nice start. The Lions will have to rely on their youth as Coach Greg Salter’s squad is really young this year as they have a small senior class and none of them have offers as of right now.”






Salmen High School:

Salmen senior DL Rashawn Gallaspy (Photo courtesy of Brian Edward Smith)

“Salmen High School senior defensive lineman Rashawn Gallaspy (6-3, 240) has received offers from McNeese State, Army, Southeastern Louisiana University, Idaho, Nicholls State, and Louisiana Monroe.”










Slaughter Community Charter High School:

Slaughter Community Charter senior wide receivers DaMiquin Minor (2) and DaMarco Goss (1). (Photo provided by DaMiquin Minor)

“Slaughter Community Charter High School senior playmakers DaMarco Goss (6-0, 185) and DaMiquin Minor (5-7, 160) have been attracted and visited by a couple of Mississippi junior colleges. Even though both speedsters are getting looked at by a couple of junior colleges, the biggest recruit right now is only a junior for the Knights. His name is Bryce Turner who plays both offensive tackle and defensive end. At 6-4, 200 pounds, Turner has been contacted by schools such as Texas A&M, Army, Mississippi State, and Nebraska among others. Turner showed what he is capable of returning an interception for a touchdown against Catholic Pointe Coupee High School. On a non recruiting tidbit, the Knights’ placekicker is a girl. Her name is Savannah Smith. The sophomore showed that she can hang with the boys by making two of her three extra points in last night’s loss against the Hornets.”





Slidell High School:


Slidell senior RB Tito Simmons (Property of LAFM)

“Slidell High School senior safety Ishmael Burdine (6-1, 175) is visiting Virginia today for their game against Louisville. Burdine also likes Missouri and Mississippi State too. Right now, he is leaning more towards Missouri and Virginia. The three star safety wants to major in engineering once he gets to college. Another player for the Tigers that is getting a lot of attention is senior running back Tito Simmons (5-8, 170) who is being looked at heavily by Louisiana College.”







Varnado High School:

Varnado senior DE Adrian Bickham (Property of LAFM)

“Varnado High School senior DE Adrian Bickham has received some interests from colleges. In fact, Rice is planning on visiting Bickham soon.”







Hey football fans. Like our recruiting interviews, stories, and other content on our website? Click on our website daily to view articles on recruits, coaches, and so much more at our website: http://lafootballmagazine.com/. Also, we have exciting news that for the second straight year, we will have our North and South LA issues and both are now out! Both issues will continue to cover all the Louisiana colleges as well as all the high schools in state, but there will be 16 pages that will focus on North Louisiana as well as South Louisiana. For more information, please check the following link to where you can find the magazine in a store near you. Also, below are the two covers as well as where you can order both magazines on our website.

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About Jace LeJeune

Jace is from Addis, LA but resides in Port Allen, LA. Jace attends Southeastern Louisiana University and is majoring in Journalism. This is Jace's third year as Associate Editor at Louisiana Football Magazine. He is also a graduate from Catholic High School in Baton Rouge where he was the editor of the school newspaper the “Bearly Published.” While at CHS, Jace also announced their football, basketball, and baseball games for the Bruin Broadcast Network which is the Catholic High’s streaming website for their events. On weekends, Jace is the PA announcer for his middle school football games. At home, Jace enjoys time with his family and friends. Besides being a huge football fan, Jace is also an avid NHRA drag racing fan.