A steadily-improving and sizeable lineman, Lasater is expected to contribute as a back up to returning starter Randy Richards at right tackle for his second season in the program.
2011: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State ... Named to MSU Athletic Director's Honor Roll in fall and spring semesters ... Also earned a spot on the prestigious MVFC Honor Roll in his first campaign in the league.
High School: One of the top prep linemen in the St. Louis area in 2010, Lasater helped the Francis Howell High Vikings of Coach Bryan Koch to an 11-2 record and state playoff appearance as a senior ... Earned second-team all-state honors as a senior ... Was a two-time All-GAC South pick and two-year starter ... Part of back-to-back undefeated GAC South conference championship squads ... Team was 8-3 and made the playoffs in 2009 ... Has a reputation as a hard worker and solid practice standout ... Solid academic performer who earned academic all-conference honors as a junior and senior with a 3.98 GPA.
Personal: Jacob Lee Lasater was born 12/30/92 in St. Charles, Mo. ... Son of Robert and Patricia Lasater of St. Charles ... Has a brother, Jason, and two sisters, Tiffany and Jennifer ... Majoring in Computer Science.