UNLV: A hard-nosed but speedy defender out of a top California high school program that finished ranked ninth in the nation in 2014 by USA TODAY ... Last name is pronounced “lau-LONG-ee.”
HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year letterwinner at Folsom HS under coaches Chris Richardson and Troy Taylor ... Earned first team all-metro honors as a senior ... Played in two all-star games: the Sacramento Bee 58th Optimist All-Star Game and the Polynesian All-American Bowl ... Helped the Bulldogs to a perfect 16-0 season and a CIF Division I state championship as a senior ... Rushed for 430 yards and 11 touchdowns and made 94 total tackles, including four sacks, and intercepted three passes, returning two for touchdowns ... Also a three-year letterwinner in lacrosse.