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Get to know: 2024 QB target DJ Lagway
Arkansas quality control assistant Mark Cala and QB DJ Lagway.
Sophomore quarterback target DJ Lagway received an offer from Arkansas in September and made his way to Fayetteville for the Nov. 6 Mississippi State game a few weeks later.
Lagway, 6-3, 210 pounds, has offers from Arkansas, Texas A&M, Baylor, Texas Tech, Houston and Georgia Tech. His father, Defrekplayed running back for Baylor in the late 1990's.
City: Willis Texas
Coach Kendal Briles is: an amazing OC
Number of years playing football: 12 years
Favorite thing about being quarterback: is being a captain of the team
If I couldn't play football, I would want to star in: being a baseball player
I'm happiest when I: play football
My mom is always on me to do: the dishes
Favorite NFL player: Justin Fields
Favorite music: rap
Must watch TV: Friday Night Lights
How would you spend a million dollars: buy a gym and start up a training complex
What super power would you choose if given the option: Super strength
My two pet peeves are: when people talk bad about others, and when people lie to you
If you could meet a famous person, who would it be: Justin Fields
My hidden talent is: I can dunk a basketball
Your favorite fast food chain and why: Whataburger because they have the best fries
I will never ever eat: peanut butter
Favorite junk food: grandma cookies
My favorite sweet tooth carving is: ice cream
Strangest thing I’ve ever eaten: chili pepper
My dream date: my girlfriend and to take her on a picnic and get flowers and get all the foods we like
I’m terrified of: snakes
Hobbies: playing sports
Role model and why: my dad, because the way he sacrifices everyday to put food on the table for me and my family
Three words to describe me: Christian, athletic, humble
People would be surprised that I: played the piano when I was young
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