Lamontre Huval Hoping To Realize His Dream
From Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, Lamontre Huval grew up facing a lot of adversity from a young age. Sometimes being left for days to look after his three younger siblings at just 7, dealing with homelessness and would grow up being placed in the foster home care system.
With the willingness and motivation to become something that he and his family could be proud of, Lamontre now looks ahead to the NFL Draft in hopes to achieve a dream to make an NFL roster.
In his sophomore year of high school at Breaux Bridge High School, coaches were unsure where to place him in the team. His versatility was shown as he was given various roles playing every position in the defensive live up to safety position. However he would quickly become a standout in the linebacker position, as in his junior year he would finish with 130 total tackles and would make the second team All-State heading into his senior year.
Senior year, he would finish the season with 175 tackles and 80 of them being solo. He was rewarded for his great performances, being named player of the year for his school, and made the first team All-State and All-Acadiana.
He would earn himself a number of offers for junior college, however opted to join Northeastern A&M (NEO). He would grow and improve as a player throughout the season, finishing third on the team with 79 tackles in 2017.
Lamontre would go on to join Easten New Mexico University, appearing and starting in all 12 games. He led the team with 77 tackles, finished second on the team with 6.0 tackles for a loss, tied for a team-high two interceptions, and against LSC Champion Tarleton State, he finished that game alone with 12 tackles, one tackle for a loss and a sack.
Finishing at the University of Central Oklahoma, following an impacted 2020 season where he wouldn’t be able to play but still gained plenty of experience through practice and training. All of which he would put to use to develop and grow as a player in 2021, making 40 total tackles with 26 of those being solo tackles.
Now looking ahead to the 2022 NFL draft, any team who is looking for a highly committed and dedicated player to add to their roster will get that in Lamontre Huval.
A linebacker who can play anywhere from safety and in the box. Standing 6”2 and weighing at 223 pounds, Lamontre still possesses the athleticism and is an instinctive player similar to former Pittsburgh Steeler Ryan Dean Shazier. He is physical, finds the ball and can make tackles in the backfield whilst not letting the ball carriers break away. Lamontre Huval is one to keep your eye on.
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