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     December 7, 2018      #70-341 PB1 3
 
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LaPlante
The mullet says it all

By Pat Ruff
pruff@postbulletin.com


Hair falling shoulder length, 6-foot-5, 250-pound Jayme LaPlante entered Dave’s Barbershop in his hometown of Chatfield late this summer, sat his heavily muscled body in one of owner Dave Dudek’s chairs, and ordered it up.

“Give me a mullet,” LaPlante told Dudek.

For the uninitiated, the mullet goes like this: Hair long and flowing in the back, but short on the sides and top.

To use a canine comparison, LaPlante went “Pit Bull” as opposed to “Golden ...

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Chatfield graduate Jayme LaPlante is a standout senior defensive end for Minnesota State, Mankato, which will host Ferris State at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Division II football national semifinals.

Photo courtesy of Minnesota State, Mankato
Pat Ruff covers tennis, girls basketball, football, soccer, track and field, and baseball. He also writes about Gophers football and basketball, and the Timberwolves. Heâs been reporting for the Post Bulletin since 1994.