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Recruit Spotlight: MLB Damien Booone, North Desoto High School, Class of 2014

October 18, 2013

By Reid Althage

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Damien Boone-Property of LAFM

LAFM: Name, position, school?

My name is Damien Boone. I am a senior at North Desoto high School. I play MLB and TE for our football team.

LAFM: Current weight and height?

6-3, 205 lbs


LAFM: Current ACT score and GPA?

I am still waiting on my results for the ACT, but my GPA is a 3.0


LAFM: 40 yard dash, Max Bench Press, Max cleans, Max Squat?

I ran a 4.56 40-yard dash. My max in each is bench-235, clean-215, and squat-325.


LAFM: How is the season going for you and your team?

It was a little rough in the beginning. We have many young players, but they are catching on quickly and playing much better. We are enjoying ourselves.




LAFM: What has been one of your best games so far this season?

My best game was against Southwood High School. I got in the paper the next day and finished with 3 touchdowns, 2 extra point blocks, 16 tackles, and 2 fumble recoveries.

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

Tom Brady, He is a leader for his team and good in every aspect of the game. I admire his ability to lead his team.


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

I started playing in the 4th grade around the age of 9.


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 Kinesiology when I go to college. If football does not work out, I would like to be an athletic trainer.


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

I am being recruited as an inside linebacker. I do not really have a favorite position. I enjoy playing all of them.


LAFM: What do you like about playing inside linebacker?

I want to be the leader of my team. Playing Inside Linebacker I have to know everything going on with the defense and be the sharpest one on the field.

LAFM: What Schools are recruiting you if any?

I am being recruited by LSU, Mississippi State, and La Tech.

LAFM: what schools are you going to visit, or have already visited?

Well, I already visited LSU And LA Tech.  I really enjoyed both schools and the atmosphere that surrounds both teams.  LSU ‘s atmosphere is amazing and while Tech is smaller they also have an amazing atmosphere.

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.