New Orleans, LA (Holy Cross School)
VandyMania.com: Can you tell us some of your junior season highlights and postseason honors?
Lance LaCoste: All-District, All-Saint Bernard, All-Metro and All-State (honorable mention). At the end of the year they named me Athlete of the Year.
VandyMania.com: And you pretty much play wide receiver? Do you play any other positions?
Lance LaCoste: I'm going to play quarterback this year.
VandyMania.com: When do you guys start practicing?
Lance LaCoste: We started last Monday.
VandyMania.com: How did your team do last season?
Lance LaCoste: We went 5-5 and lost in the first round of the playoffs. We got blown out in one of the losses but the other four losses were just by 3 points. We were right there in every game.
VandyMania.com: You say Arkansas, Northwestern and Vanderbilt have offered you, which of those schools would you say you are leaning towards right now?
Lance LaCoste: I like Vanderbilt. I haven't visited Northwestern yet but I have visited Arkansas, LSU and Vanderbilt. Vanderbilt, they were the most impressive. I think I like Vanderbilt the most.
VandyMania.com: When did you visit Vandy?
Lance LaCoste: July 29th.
VandyMania.com: What coach is recruiting you for Vanderbilt?
Lance LaCoste: Coach [Kenny] Carter, but I've talked to all of them.
VandyMania.com: What are the coaches telling you as far as how you'd be utilized at Vanderbilt?
Lance LaCoste: Most of the time they've just talked to me about playing receiver. Like the first year I'd be playing special teams because they like my size and speed.
VandyMania.com: When do you plan on making a college choice?
Lance LaCoste: I want to kind of wait and see. Some schools like me as a quarterback so I want to wait and see what I can get from quarterback.
VandyMania.com: What schools are looking at you as a quarterback?
Lance LaCoste: Kentucky and Nebraska. My coach sent some film of me from spring as a quarterback and these schools want to wait and see how I look in the regular season as a quarterback. They really liked me on tape from the spring.
VandyMania.com: So you'd like to play quarterback in college?
Lance LaCoste: I don't really have a preference, I just want to keep all my options open.
VandyMania.com: Lance, thanks for your time. It looks like you have an exciting season ahead of you. We wish you the best of luck in making your college choice.
Lance LaCoste: Thank you.
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