The Cougars added shoulder pads to their spring practice Tuesday afternoon
LAUFASA'S WSU CAREER
WSU CAREER: Appeared in all 24 games while at WSU...played on special teams.
RS-SENIOR (2012): Earned a varsity letter after appearing in all 12 games...played on special teams.
RS-JUNIOR (2011): Earned a varsity letter after appearing in all 12 games...played on special teams.
JUNIOR (2010): Walked on prior to the start of spring drills...will redshirt 2010, sitting out the season due to NCAA transfer rules.
LAUFASA'S ARMY CAREER
SOPHOMORE (2009): Member of the Army football team.
FRESHMAN (2008): Member of the Army football team.
LAUFASA'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Earned four varsity letters in football under head coach Shaun Tarantola...was team captain each of his last three seasons...played both offensive line and linebacker...JUNIOR year garnered second-team All-Seamount League at linebacker...SENIOR year named first-team all-league at both linebacker and offensive line...garnered team's most valuable player award...recorded 128 tackles (80 solo), including 1.5 sacks...alsoforced two fumbles, recovered another and recorded an interception...led Wolverines to an 8-2 record and an appearance in the state playoffs...rated No. 72 linebacker nationally according to Scout.com...member of Scout.com's Northwest Hot 100...also lettered four times in wrestling and three times in track and field...was wrestling team captain two years.
Corey Laufasa...born in Fagatogo, American Samoa...parents John and Maria...brothers Jeremiah and Darrin...sister Theresa...graduated high school with a 3.8 GPA...also earned his associate's degree through running start...plans to pursue a degree in kinesiology/movement studies.