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Recruit Spotlight: OL Mikey McCombs, Jesuit High School, Class of 2014

December 13, 2013

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Mikey McCombs-Property of LAFM

By Reid Althage

 

LAFM: Name, position, school?

My name is Mikey McCombs. I am a OG for Jesuit High School.

 

LAFM: Current weight and height?

270 lbs, 6-2 1/2

 

LAFM: Current ACT score and GPA?

 

26 ACT, and 3.4 GPA

 

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

 

Max bench is 325 lbs. My max squat is 445 lbs. My max clean is 265 lbs.

 

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

It was a tough season for everyone in the Catholic League. Their was a lot of parity among the teams. We lost to Rummel, the state champions, in overtime and we lost to St. Augustine in the quarter finals.

 

LAFM: What has been your best game this season?

I played many good games this season, but my most enjoyable games were against quality opponents like St. Augustine and Rummel.

 

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

Peyton Manning is my favorite football player of all time.   He uses both his talent and his intellect to win, that’s what makes him the greatest.

 

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

I began playing football in the eight grade at Jesuit.

 

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

My father has been my biggest influence.   He constantly challenges me to work harder and improve my work ethic.

 

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

 

I am leaning toward a career in the health profession.   I will probably choose biology as a major.

 

LAFM: Are there any schools that are recruiting you? Do you have any favorites? If not do you have any plans for college as of now?

No.  I’m still not sure about where I will attend college as of now.

 

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

We had a great group of seniors.  We had great team chemistry and we enjoyed playing together for the entire season.

 

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

Jesuit teaches us to become great leaders in community and help others who are less fortunate.

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.