Former MSJC football stand out Clarence Laster has been chosen to attend the New York Jets rookie mini-camp this Spring which is the first step in trying to make the NFL team's roster.
Laster a native of Hemet and graduate of West Valley High School was a First Team All State defensive back for Mt. San Jacinto in 2009. While a sophomore at MSJC, Laster also was named the American Mountain Conference Defensive Player of the Year. Laster received a scholarship to Southwestern Oklahoma State University after two seasons playing for the Eagles.
The past two years Laster has earned many honors at SWOSU including being named to two All American Teams this past fall. Laster was named First Team All American by Daktronics a team that represents all NAIA teams in the country. Laster also earned Second Team "Little" All American status from the Associated Press which is a team that encompasses all NCAA Division II, Division III, and NAIA teams in the United States.
"We are excited for Clarence", said head Eagles coach Casey Mazzotta, "he's a hard worker and he deserves this opportunity." "It takes a special player and person to make it to the NFL and it's a long road, but Clarence definitely has some tools that will give him a heck of a chance to make the team, obviously we are all pulling for him."
Clarence Laster a first team All State player for MSJC in 2009 has been invited to the NFL's New York Jets rookie mini-camp, the first step in trying to make the team.