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Recruit Spotlight: WR/LB Jonathan King, Loranger High School, Class of 2012

by Mark Clements

October 10, 2011 –

LAFM: For starters, what’s your current height, weight and forty time?

JK: I’m 6-feet, I weigh 180 and I run a 4.7.

 

LAFM: Are you originally from Louisiana?

JK: Yes sir – Loranger.

 

LAFM: Which teams did you root for growing up?

JK: My college team was probably LSU.

 

LAFM: When did you first start playing football?

JK: I started played football ever since I was little, like in diapers.

 

LAFM: Has it always been a big part of your family? Have you had any family members who played football in the past?

JK: No, not really, but I’m making sure my brothers are into sports.

 

LAFM: Do you play any other sports?

JK: Yeah, basketball. I love basketball too. I play point guard and actually got MVP last year

 

LAFM: At the next level, do you see yourself playing football, basketball or maybe both?

JK: It really doesn’t matter, I’m just trying to get into college and play a sport.

 

LAFM: Which position do you think is your strongest and where do you see yourself being recruited?

JK: Probably receiver because I get the ball a lot, but I like being on defense too.

 

LAFM: Is there anyone in college or the Pros that you look up to or try to model your game after?

JK: I like the way [Tyrann] Mathieu plays at LSU. He’s really physical. My receiver is probably Julio Jones. He’s one of those good big receivers who goes up and makes good plays.

 

LAFM: What do you think is your biggest strength as a player?

JK: Probably after catching the ball or an interception, making cut moves.

 

LAFM: What part of your game are you trying to improve upon most this season?

JK: I probably need to work on my strength and my quickness.

 

LAFM: Have you been to any camps at this point? If so, which ones?

JK: No sir, not really.

 

LAFM: Have you heard from any coaches or received any offers?

JK: I’ve heard from a couple coaches like Southeastern and a couple small schools.

 

LAFM: Which schools stick out right now at the top of your list?

JK: Not really, not yet.

 

LAFM: Have you thought about what you might want to study in college?

JK: I’ve been thinking about it but I haven’t made a decision.

 

LAFM: What are some goals you’ve set for next season, for yourself and for the team?

JK: This year I want to make it to the Dome. We’re pretty good and we’re undefeated this year and my motto is to make it the Dome. Really I just want to make my team win and scores will come as it goes

 

LAFM: Which school is your favorite to play against, or which game gets you the most fired up each year?

JK: Independence High School – I used to go there during middle school and we haven’t beaten them in 20+ years and I think this will be our year to beat them.

 

LAFM: What are some of the most memorable games or plays you’ve been a part of?

JK: Yes sir, actually this year I had a game I did pretty good in. I had three touchdowns, two interceptions and I returned a punt against Pearl River.

 

LAFM: And lastly can you give us your current GPA and ACT score?

JK: I’m signed up for the ACT this month and my GPA is a 2.3.

 

Be sure to order the 2011 Louisiana Football Magazine Preview at http://www.lafootballmagazine.com/store for more coverage on Jonathan King and the rest of the Loranger Wolves as well as all the High Schools in the state of Louisiana.

About Lee Brecheen

Lee Brecheen, is the owner and publisher of La, Football Magazine and TV show. He is relentless in his pursuit for excellence. He initially broke into the business in 1992 as a football scout. It is his intent to be fair and honest to all high school players and coaches in Louisiana. Lee strives to be the most thorough and accurate researcher and analyst in order to give the best evaluation of all Louisiana high school football talent. He regularly consults with, and is sought by major college football programs throughout the country for information and advice regarding scholarship prospects from among Louisiana’s high school players at all levels of potential.