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Get to know: 2024 LB target Melvin Laster

By: Richard Davenport Richard Davenport's Twitter account
Published: Thursday, January 13, 2022
2024 LB target Melvin Laster.
2024 LB target Melvin Laster.

Sophomore linebacker target Melvin Laster is expected to visit Arkansas for a third time on Saturday. 

He received his offer while visiting the Razorbacks for a June camp. He also visited Arkansas for the Auburn game in October. 

Laster, 6-2, 237 pounds, of Liberty (Mo.) North, also has offers from Missouri, Kansas and Kansas State.

City: Liberty (Mo.) Liberty North

Number of years playing football:

Favorite thing about playing defensive back: Hitting 

Coach Michael Scherer is: Very passionate about what he does and is a great coach.

Funniest football moment: In like sixth or seventh grade my game was like really muddy and everybody was slipping.

If I couldn't play football, I would want to star in: A TV series.

I'm happiest when I: Am playing football.

My mom is always on me to: Graduate college.

Favorite NFL player: Ray Lewis 

Favorite music: Rap

Must watch TV: Cobra Kai

How would you spend $1 million: Spend on stuff I really need like more food, then I would splurge a little bit.

What superpower would you choose if given the option: Teleportation 

My two pet peeves are: People who chew too loud, and when somebody keeps saying they can’t do something.

If you could meet a famous person, who would it be: Ray Lewis 

My hidden talent is: I can pencil tap 

Your favorite fast-food chain and why: Popeyes, because of their chicken sandwiches 

I will never ever eat: Tomatoes 

Favorite junk food: Reese’s 

My favorite sweet tooth craving is: Chocolate and peanut butter 

Strangest thing I’ve ever eaten: A donut burger 

I’m terrified of: Being in the water and seeing a shark 

Hobbies: Video games and working out 

The one thing I could not live without is: My phone 

Role model and why: Ray Lewis, because growing up I would use his words and use them to make me better and to work harder.

Three words to describe me: Caring, nonchalant, passionate 

People would be surprised that I: Like female singers and their music


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