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De'Niro Laster
De'Niro  Laster

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Cleveland, Ohio

High School:
Cleveland Heights HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 230

Position:
LB

Experience:
1 Letter

Major:
Undeclared


08/18/2014

Fall Camp '14: Linebackers Preview

Damien Wilson and De'Vondre Campbell will lead returning linebackers

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2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in nine games, making seven tackles • Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Recorded two tackles in his Minnesota and collegiate debut against Eastern Illinois • totaled two stops against Middle Tennessee • played on special teams at Michigan and on defense against Northwestern • recorded one tackle against Purdue • notched .5 sack at Illinois • played against Iowa and at Nebraska • made .5 tackle-for-loss at Wisconsin.

2013: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Cleveland Heights High School • helped lead team to an 8-2 record as a senior and a 5-2 mark in division play • had 70 tackles, four sacks and two forced fumbles in 2012 • also played wide receiver as a prep athlete • coached by Jeff Rotsky • previously played for Shaker Heights High School • earned a three-star ranking from Rivals.com and Scout.com • ranked as the No. 137 athlete in the nation and the No. 67 overall prospect in Ohio by ESPN • listed as the No. 35 outside linebacker in the nation and the No. 34 overall prospect in Ohio by Rivals.com • ranked as the No. 63 overall prospect in Ohio by 247Sports.com.

PERSONAL: Born Aug. 19, 1994 • son of Donald and Kitt Laster.

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