Interview with John Leglue
by Reid Althage
LAFM: Name, position, and School?
My name is John Leglue, and I played OL for Holy Savior Menard High School. I am now signed to play with Tulane University.
LAFM: Current height and weight?
6-6, 295 lbs
LAFM: Any impressive accolades or stats?
I got First Team All-District, First Team All-Cenla, and Honorable Mention All-State
LAFM: You signed with Tulane. What other schools were you looking at if any?
I was actually committed to UL-Lafayette at one point, but ended up decommitting at the last minute. I had about 8 scholarship offers: ULM, McNeese, Southeastern, Nicholls, Central Arkansas, and Stephen F. Austin were some of the schools. I also was asked by some bigger schools to walk-on but decided to go with the scholarship.
LAFM: When did you first get in touch with the Tulane?
I went to their camp last summer. They had been in touch with me ever since.
LAFM: Why did you choose the Green Wave?
I chose Tulane for education purposes and just looking at the long run. I felt like I would receive a better education at Tulane, and a degree from Tulane is better for my future.
LAFM: What are some things that stand out from your visit?
It was the campus, the students, and the faculty as a whole. New Orleans is a great city. The football program is on the rise. Coach Johnson has everyone on board and is doing a great job. The Offensive Line Coach, John McDonell, is a great guy and I have a good relationship with him. Everybody who I talked to was just real supportive towards me. It is a real family over there.
LAFM: Who are some people that stand out as major factors helping you along the way of your recruiting process?
Our head football coach, Freddie Hallman, helped out a lot. He really helped get my name out their and also supported my decisions. My parents and brothers all helped me. They supported me while letting me do what I wanted to do. I ended up making the best decision for me.
LAFM: What is one thing you think that you need to improve upon or adjust to going to the next level?
LAFM: How has Holy Savior Menard prepared you for football at the next level?
Menard taught me a good work ethic and how to endure. They also taught us how to be a family. When you have rough edges, you always have people to pick you up. They showed us how to be a leader and how to own up to what you have to do. Own up to your responsibility. As a team, you need to do whatever it takes to help your team accomplish your goal.