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Recruit Spotlight: Ronald Green, East Jefferson High School

Interview with Ronald Green

By Reid Althage

East Jefferson Football

Ronald Green-Property of LAFM


LAFM: Name, position, school?

My name is Ronald Green, and I played RB for East Jefferson High School.


LAFM: Current height and weight?

6-0,  195 lbs


LAFM: Current ACT score and GPA?

19 ACT      2.5 GPA


LAFM: 40-yard dash?

I run a 4.47  40-yard dash.


LAFM: How does it feel to be a state champions? How did it feel to be on the dome?

It feels great to be a State Champion. We were happy to put our name in that category of top teams in the State. In the dome, it felt great to put my feet on the turf. The atmosphere was great, and I was just glad to help my team to a championship.


LAFM: When did you and the team know that you had a shot to win State? Was it something that you knew from the beginning or figured out as the season went on?

We realized our capabilities in the summer. Just looking at our team, we new that we had a chance to be one of the better teams in state. It was our goal to win a State Championship.


LAFM: What has been your best game this season? Statistics?

I have to say all my games. I played well throughout the season. I finished the season with 39 total TDs.


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

Calvin Johnson- He is an aggressive player who attacks the ball. He is a great player.


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

My Pops, Grandparents, and Aunt. Growing up my grandfather introduced me to sports. My dad and aunt have always supported me and been around to make sure I keep my head up when things are tough.


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

I could see myself becoming a Physical therapist or a trainer. I like staying active and would enjoy doing training with other kids and people.


LAFM: Are there any schools that are recruiting you? Top 4?

My top 3 would be Central Arkansas, ULM, Houston, and Grambling. I have no favorites as of now though.


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

I am being mainly recruited as a RB. ULM wanted me to come play defense as a safety. I really like playing all the positions. If a coach tells me to play in a certain spot, I will play it.


LAFM: What do you bring to whichever school you choose to go play for?

I bring physicality, good vision, cutting, catching, and the ability to read the game. Also, I just like playing football while staying humble. I play every game like its my last and love every second of it.


LAFM: Looking back at this past year, what made this years team special?

Everybody was hungry. We all had the goal to win that State Championship. We felt like last year we were not healthy. This year we were and succeeded in our goal.

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.