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Recruit Spotlight: DL Devin Simoneaux, East Ascension High School, Class of 2014

January 2, 2014

Devin Simoneaux-Property of LAFM
Devin Simoneaux-Property of LAFM

By Reid Althage


LAFM: Name, position, school?

My name is Devin Simoneaux, and I am a DL for East Ascension High School.

 

LAFM: Current weight and height?

6-3,  255 lbs


LAFM: Current ACT score and GPA?

24 ACT,  3.8 GPA

 

LAFM: 40-yard dash, and max bench, max squat, max clean?

I run a 4.95 40-yard dash. My max bench is 405, squat 550, and clean is 315

 

LAFM: How did the season go for you and the team?

It went pretty good. We went 9-3 and at one time we were the number 1 in the power rankings. We ended up as the number 3 seed in the playoffs.

 

 

 

LAFM: What has been your best game this season?

I would say my best game was against Lutcher High School, or the playoff game against McKinley High School. Against McKinley, we played really well as a defense, and I made several big stops.

 

LAFM: Who is your favorite football player of all time?

DeMarcus Ware-He is quick of the end and a very smart player.

 

LAFM: How old were you when you started playing and where?

I was 9 and played for the East Side Raiders in Gonzalez.

 

LAFM: Do you have any family members or friends that have had a big influence on you as you play football?

My dad. He coached me when I was younger and has taught me a lot about the game.

 

LAFM: If football does not work out for you, what do you see yourself doing? Have you thought of a major in college?

I want to go into Computer Engineering. I am good at math and like computers.

 

LAFM: Are there any schools that are recruiting you?

Yes, Nicholls State and Stetson University in Florida are both recruiting me. I also have a few DII and DIII schools recruiting me. Nicholls is probably my favorite as of now. Coach Washington and I are really cool. I really liked the facilities as well.

 

LAFM: What positions are you being recruited for? What is your favorite positions and why?

I am being recruited as a DE which is also my favorite position. It is a difficult position to play, and I like being on the outside.

 

LAFM: What was something special about your team this year?

Their was about 10 of us who started since we were sophomores. We brought a lot of experience to the team, and it was really fun finishing my high school career with those guys.

 

LAFM: Outside of football, what makes your school or town special?

Everybody their makes it a special place. At both the school and town everybody gets along and enjoys each other.

About Reid Althage

Reid is from Harvey, LA and went to Brother Martin High School. He played men's NAIA soccer at LSU Shreveport for his first 2 years college. His junior year, Reid transferred to Baton Rouge and graduated from LSU with a Sports Administration Degree. He started with LAFM as an Intern in April 2013 and was hired in October. Reid loves anything to do with sports (Saints, Pelicans, and Liverpool FC Fan), the outdoors, and family/friends.