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Get to know: 2025 LB target Noah Mikhail

By: Richard Davenport Richard Davenport's Twitter account
Published: Thursday, September 8, 2022
2025 linebacker Noah Mikhail
2025 linebacker Noah Mikhail

Highly recruited sophomore linebacker Noah Mikhail visited Arkansas in July and has plans to make a return trip soon to see the Hogs and a family member. 

Mikhail, 6-3, 205 pounds, of Bonita High School in La Verne, Calif., has offers from Arkansas, Oklahoma, Southern Cal, Oregon, Texas A&M, Washington, Colorado, Arizona, California and others. 

His cousin — Kylie Harris, a UA senior — accompanied him and his parents on the first trip. Mikhail plans to attend the Alabama game on Oct. 1. 

He's rated a 4-star prospect in the 2025 class by 

Nickname: I don’t have a nickname.

Favorite thing about playing linebacker is: That you get to do it all, cover, tackle, rush.

UA linebacker coach Michael Scherer is: Energetic, down to earth, and entertaining.

Funniest football moment: Watching my brothers 6u highlights.

If I couldn’t play football, I would want to star in: Basketball.

My mom is always on me to do: Everything.

Must watch TV: "Stranger Things."

Love or hate rollercoasters: I have a love-hate relationship with rollercoasters.

What superpower would you choose if given the option: Teleportation.

If you could meet a famous person, who would it be: Kevin Hart.

My hidden talent is: Cornhole.

Your favorite fast food chain and why: In-N-Out, the quality of their food is unmatched.

If you could only eat one thing the rest if your life, what would it be: Steak and french fries.

I would never eat: Lamb.

Favorite junk food: Cheesecake.

My favorite sweet-tooth craving: Gummy bears.

Strangest thing I’ve eaten: Alligator.

Who is your all-time celebrity crush: Ariana Grande.

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be: I’d live somewhere that gets snow.

I’m terrified of: Spiders.

Cat or dog person and why: Dog, they actually care about you.

Do you think aliens exist: No.

I get emotional when: When it comes to family.

Favorite social media form: Instagram.

Best advice I’ve received: Never settle for anything less.

Role model and why: My brother, because he always pushed me to be better.

Three words to describe me: Tall, energized, lively.

People would be surprised: That I like classical music.


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