July 31, 2014
Each weekday this summer a new cadet-athlete will be featured in Getting to Know, a Q&A series where Army fans can read about their favorite players. Today's cadet is senior football player Lawrence Scott.
NAME: Lawrence Scott
HOMETOWN: St. Louis, Mo.
DESCRIBE COACH MONKEN: A man true to his word with a salesman’s smile, a sailor’s vernacular, and a soldier’s discipline.
FAVORITE ATHLETE: Adrian Peterson/Jim Brown/Kobe Bryant/Michael Jordan
FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: St. Louis Rams
BEST PART OF ARMY FOOTBALL: TEAM
FAVORITE STADIUM TO PLAY IN: Michie Stadium where the corps are there supporting.
OPPONENT MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING: Stanford
HOW ARE YOU SPENDING YOUR SUMMER: Taking summer courses and getting ready, physically for the season.
TO RELAX, I: Sit and listen to music/play dominoes or watch a movie with some teammates.
FAVORITE MEAL: Steak and fries and broccoli.
FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Orlando, Fla. …Disney World, to be exact.
MY IPOD HAS: Gospel/Contemporary Christian/ Christian Hip-Hop/ Michael Jackson
FAVORITE PART OF ARMY GAMEDAY: Running out onto the field, touching the plaque, and looking to the corps before taking a knee to pray.
FAVORITE PART OF WEST POINT: In the moments I slow down, the scenery and beauty becomes my favorite part.
DESCRIBE ARMY FOOTBALL: is a team made up of individuals who have given of themselves to develop a team closer than any other.
ARMY’S OFFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE: Stephen Shumaker
ARMY’S DEFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE: Mike Ugenyi
WHAT PLAYER WILL SURPRISE PEOPLE IN 2014: Kelvin White
WHO IS STRONGEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Larry Dixon
WHO IS FASTEST PLAYER ON TEAM: We will see this season.
WHO IS FUNNIEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Aaron Kemper & Malcolm Hudson
WHICH PLAYER IS MOST LIKELY TO BECOME A GENERAL: Geoffery Bacon
WHAT TEAM THAT IS NOT ON OUR SCHEDULE WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY: Mizzou, because it would be nice to play in front of a lot of my family and friends.
2014 Getting to Know Archive