Washington Star Headed to Army

Army head coach Stan Brock and his staff received another solid commitment on Friday when Seattle, Wash. star middle linebacker Corey Laufasa chose West Point. Look inside for all the details on this outstanding commit to the Black Knights program.

Corey Laufasa Profile

Laufasa, who earned First Team All-League honors at Evergreen High School (Seattle, Wash.) felt Army had the right mix of football and academics, "When I talked it over with my parents we were trying to look for a place that had really good football and but also has really good education."

Laufasa, who will be a direct admission to the academy, had 128 total tackles, 80 solo tackles, 2 forced fumbles, fumble recovery, 1.5 sacks, 1 interception. He helped lead Evergreen to an 8-2 finish and a playoff appearance.

The future Cadet, who stated that "Grades are number one," plans to study medicine and someday be either a doctor or sports trainer. He chose Army over heavy interest from Harvard and Hawaii.

Although Laufasa has not visited the academy he plans to schedule a visit soon. Army coaches Saga Tuitele and Tim Walsh recruited him.

Laufasa is rated the No. 93 prospect in the Northwest by Scout.com.


Corey Laufasa (Scout.com)

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