Rolando Melancon Profile
One of the most dominate defensive lineman in the Pelican State is Lutcher, Louisiana big man Rolando Melancon, whose list of favorites is beginning to really take shape.
"Tennessee, LSU, Michigan, Nebraska and Florida are my top five," Melancon said. "I'm really liking Tennessee, Michigan and Nebraska, but LSU would still probably be the favorite, but barely. The big thing with them is that it is so close to home."
The 6-foot-2, 270-pound Melancon is ranked as a three star prospect by Scout.com.
"I have an official visit set up with Nebraska for September 22," Melancon said. "I am wanting to set them up with the other four schools on my list. I may not need to take on to LSU because I'm so familiar with it and I know a lot about them and it's so close. I do want to take my visits before I decide."
Melancon burst onto the scene when he was voted first team all-state and his district's most valuable player. His production never dropped off over his sophomore and junior seasons as he recorded 198 tackles with 48 behind the line of scrimmage, 14 sacks, and 12 forced fumbles.
"I have gotten a lot of calls this week," Melancon said. "Coach Jackson from Michigan, Coach Campbell from Arkansas, Orgeron from Ole Miss, Porter from LSU, Mattison from Florida, Blake and Norvell from Nebraska and TCU and Louisiana Tech have called."
In Friday's night game Melancon collected 10 tackls and a sack in a hard fought win.
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