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Florida Gators: Friday Night
Frenzy Preview Week 2

Written by Andrew Spivey, August 27, 2015, 0 Comments,
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It’s that time of the year again where the Friday Night Lights are bright and prospects all across the country are starting their high school football season either this week or next weekend.

Like the past years Gator Country is going to do a preview every Thursday for all of the Florida Gators commits and on Monday we will do a full recap including stats and notes from the past weeks games.

This year we are going to also highlight the key players to watch in the game that aren’t Florida Gators commits but rather targets or just big names in the game.

Also we will give you a few games that involve Florida Gators targets from the Class of 2016 and 2017 to watch as well.

2016 Florida Gators commits

 

Offensive lineman Branton Autry (6-4, 320, Coffeyville, KS JUCO)

Matchup: Coffeyville will host Iowa Western in the Cox Kickoff Classic on Saturday night to open its season

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: N/A

 

Defensive end JaQuan Bailey (6-3, 235, Jacksonville, FL Raines)

Matchup: Raines travels to Lee High School to open its season on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Last season Bailey had 60 tackles, four tackles for a loss and five sacks as a junior.

Key Players: N/A

 

Offensive lineman Stone Forsythe (6-7, 331, Winter Garden, FL West Orange)

Matchup: West Orange will host Foundation Academy on Friday night to open its season.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: West Orange: WR Eddie McDoom and QB Woody Barrett. Osceola: CB Carlos Becker and safety Devon Clarke.

 

Cornerback Chauncey Gardner (5-11, 190, Cocoa, FL High)

Matchup: Cocoa travels to take on Palm Bay on Friday night in game one of the season for Cocoa.

Yearly Stats: Last season Gardner had 31 rush attempts for 303 yards and five touchdowns. Gardner also had 10 catches for 196 yards and another two touchdowns. On defense Gardner had 49 tackles, three sacks and three interceptions.

Key Players: Cocoa: 2017 Ohio State Buckeyes athlete Bruce Judson

 

 

Receiver Josh Hammond (6-0, 180, Hallandale, FL High)

Matchup: Hallandale will travel to Ellenwood, GA to take on Cedar Grove on Saturday night to open its season.

Yearly Stats: Last season Hammond had 25 catches for 413 yards and six touchdowns as a junior.

Key Players: Cedar Grove: DT Antwuan Jackson

 

Center Brett Heggie (6-4, 290, Mount Dora, FL High)

Matchup: Mount Dora will host South Lake to open its season on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players:

  

Receiver Isaiah Johnson (6-3, 212, West Palm Beach, FL Dwyer)

Matchup:  Dwyer takes on Boynton Beach on Friday night to open regular season play.

Yearly Stats: Johnson had five catches for 148 yards and a touchdown last week.

Key Players: N/A

 

Linebacker Vosean Joseph (6-2, 210, Miami, FL Norland)

Matchup: Norland travels to Ribault in Jacksonville to open the season on Saturday.

Yearly Stats: Joseph had three tackles last week.

Key Players: Norland: FSU LB commit Emmett Rice

 

Defensive back Quincy Lenton (6-0, 195, Meridian, MS High)

Matchup: Meridian (0-1) travels to take on national powerhouse South Panola on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Lenton had four tackles last Friday night.

Key Players: Meridian: Quincy Lenton

 

 

Cornerback C.J. McWilliams (5-11, 164, Miami, FL Southwest)

Matchup: Southwest travels to take on Miami Coral Park on Friday night to open regular season play.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players:

 

Linebacker Eric Mitchell (6-1, 228, Miami, FL Central)

Matchup: Central travels to Maryland to take on nationally ranked DeMatha on Saturday afternoon. The game is on ESPN at noon

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: DeMatha: OL Terrance Davis

 

Linebacker Jeremiah Moon (6-4, 210, Hoover, AL High)

Matchup: Hoover (1-0) host Manatee on Friday night in an out of conference game.

Yearly Stats: Moon recorded three tackles for loss last week.

Key Players: N/A

 

 

Cornerback Jayvaughn Myers (6-1, 175, Dade City, FL Pasco)

Matchup: Dade City will host Victory Christian Academy on Friday night to open its season.

Yearly Stats: As a junior Myers had 31 tackles, one sack and five pass breakups.

Key Players: N/A

 

Running back Lamical Perine (5-11, 211, Theodore, AL High)

Matchup: Theodore (1-0) travels to take on Alma Bryant on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Perine had nine carries for 145-yards and two touchdowns last week.

Key Players: Theodore: Safety Justin Hosea-Williams

 

Cornerback Aaron Robinson (6-1, 173, Deerfield Beach, FL High)

Matchup: Deerfield Beach will host Cypress Bay on Friday night to open regular season play.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: Deerfield: WR Cavin Ridley.

 

Safety Jeawon Taylor (6-2, 192, Montgomery, AL Park Crossing)

Matchup: Park Crossing (1-0) will travel to Lanier High School on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: N/A

 

 

Running back Mark Thompson (6-2, 230, Dodge City, KS JUCO

Matchup:  Dodge City will open its season on Thursday night when they travel to take on Ellsworth Community College.

Yearly Stats: As a freshman Thompson had 84 rushing attempts for 460 yards and eight touchdowns.

Key Players: N/A

 

Athlete Tyrek Tisdale (6-0, 198, Orlando, FL Oak Ridge)

Matchup: Oak Ridge will travel to take on Jones High School on Friday night to open the season.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: N/A

 

Quarterback Kyle Trask (6-6, 212, Manvel, TX)

Matchup: Manvel will host Westfield on Friday night to open its season.

Yearly Stats: Trask was 48-68 for 786 yards and six touchdowns as a junior last year.

Key Players: N/A

 

Receiver Rick Wells (6-0, 187, Jacksonville, FL Raines)

Matchup: Raines travels to Lee High School to open its season on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Last season Wells had 29 catches for 749 yards and six touchdowns as a junior.

Key Players: N/A

2017 Florida Gators commits

 

Quarterback Jake Allen (6-2, 195, Fort Lauderdale, FL St. Thomas Aquinas)

Matchup: St. Thomas Aquinas will host Booker T. Washington on Friday night. The game is on ESPN at 8 P.M.

Yearly Stats: Allen was 27-33 for 368 yards and three touchdowns last week.

Key Players: St. Thomas Aquinas: Miami WR commit Sam Bruce and 2017 WR Trevon Grimes

 

Receiver Daquon Green (6-1, 186, Tampa, FL Tech)

Matchup: Tampa Bay Tech will travel to take on Jefferson on Friday night to open the regular season.

Yearly Stats: Green had 14 rushing attempts for 105 yards and a touchdown as a sophomore. Green also had 27 catches for 560 yards and another four touchdowns.

Key Players: N/A

 

Offensive lineman Kadeem Telfort (6-6, 323, Miami, FL Norland)

Matchup: Norland travels to Ribault in Jacksonville to open the season on Saturday.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: Norland: FSU LB commit Emmett Rice

 

Receiver Lavarus Tigner (6-2, 185, Deerfield Beach, FL High)

Matchup: Deerfield Beach will host Cypress Bay on Friday night to open regular season play.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players:

 

 

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About Andrew Spivey

Andrew always knew he wanted to be involved with sports in some capacity. He began by coaching high school football for six years before deciding to pursue a career in journalism. While coaching, he was a part of two state semifinal teams in the state of Alabama. Given his past coaching experience, he figured covering recruiting would be a perfect fit. He began his career as an intern for Rivals.com, covering University of Florida football recruiting. After interning with Rivals for six months, he joined the Gator Country family as a recruiting analyst. Andrew enjoys spending his free time on the golf course and watching his beloved Atlanta Braves. Follow him on Twitter at @AndrewSpiveyGC.

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It’s that time of the year again where the Friday Night Lights are bright and prospects all across the country are starting their high school football season either this week or next weekend.

Like the past years Gator Country is going to do a preview every Thursday for all of the Florida Gators commits and on Monday we will do a full recap including stats and notes from the past weeks games.

This year we are going to also highlight the key players to watch in the game that aren’t Florida Gators commits but rather targets or just big names in the game.

Also we will give you a few games that involve Florida Gators targets from the Class of 2016 and 2017 to watch as well.

2016 Florida Gators commits

 

Offensive lineman Branton Autry (6-4, 320, Coffeyville, KS JUCO)

Matchup: Coffeyville will host Iowa Western in the Cox Kickoff Classic on Saturday night to open its season

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: N/A

 

Defensive end JaQuan Bailey (6-3, 235, Jacksonville, FL Raines)

Matchup: Raines travels to Lee High School to open its season on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Last season Bailey had 60 tackles, four tackles for a loss and five sacks as a junior.

Key Players: N/A

 

Offensive lineman Stone Forsythe (6-7, 331, Winter Garden, FL West Orange)

Matchup: West Orange will host Foundation Academy on Friday night to open its season.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: West Orange: WR Eddie McDoom and QB Woody Barrett. Osceola: CB Carlos Becker and safety Devon Clarke.

 

Cornerback Chauncey Gardner (5-11, 190, Cocoa, FL High)

Matchup: Cocoa travels to take on Palm Bay on Friday night in game one of the season for Cocoa.

Yearly Stats: Last season Gardner had 31 rush attempts for 303 yards and five touchdowns. Gardner also had 10 catches for 196 yards and another two touchdowns. On defense Gardner had 49 tackles, three sacks and three interceptions.

Key Players: Cocoa: 2017 Ohio State Buckeyes athlete Bruce Judson

 

 

Receiver Josh Hammond (6-0, 180, Hallandale, FL High)

Matchup: Hallandale will travel to Ellenwood, GA to take on Cedar Grove on Saturday night to open its season.

Yearly Stats: Last season Hammond had 25 catches for 413 yards and six touchdowns as a junior.

Key Players: Cedar Grove: DT Antwuan Jackson

 

Center Brett Heggie (6-4, 290, Mount Dora, FL High)

Matchup: Mount Dora will host South Lake to open its season on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players:

  

Receiver Isaiah Johnson (6-3, 212, West Palm Beach, FL Dwyer)

Matchup:  Dwyer takes on Boynton Beach on Friday night to open regular season play.

Yearly Stats: Johnson had five catches for 148 yards and a touchdown last week.

Key Players: N/A

 

Linebacker Vosean Joseph (6-2, 210, Miami, FL Norland)

Matchup: Norland travels to Ribault in Jacksonville to open the season on Saturday.

Yearly Stats: Joseph had three tackles last week.

Key Players: Norland: FSU LB commit Emmett Rice

 

Defensive back Quincy Lenton (6-0, 195, Meridian, MS High)

Matchup: Meridian (0-1) travels to take on national powerhouse South Panola on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Lenton had four tackles last Friday night.

Key Players: Meridian: Quincy Lenton

 

 

Cornerback C.J. McWilliams (5-11, 164, Miami, FL Southwest)

Matchup: Southwest travels to take on Miami Coral Park on Friday night to open regular season play.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players:

 

Linebacker Eric Mitchell (6-1, 228, Miami, FL Central)

Matchup: Central travels to Maryland to take on nationally ranked DeMatha on Saturday afternoon. The game is on ESPN at noon

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: DeMatha: OL Terrance Davis

 

Linebacker Jeremiah Moon (6-4, 210, Hoover, AL High)

Matchup: Hoover (1-0) host Manatee on Friday night in an out of conference game.

Yearly Stats: Moon recorded three tackles for loss last week.

Key Players: N/A

 

 

Cornerback Jayvaughn Myers (6-1, 175, Dade City, FL Pasco)

Matchup: Dade City will host Victory Christian Academy on Friday night to open its season.

Yearly Stats: As a junior Myers had 31 tackles, one sack and five pass breakups.

Key Players: N/A

 

Running back Lamical Perine (5-11, 211, Theodore, AL High)

Matchup: Theodore (1-0) travels to take on Alma Bryant on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Perine had nine carries for 145-yards and two touchdowns last week.

Key Players: Theodore: Safety Justin Hosea-Williams

 

Cornerback Aaron Robinson (6-1, 173, Deerfield Beach, FL High)

Matchup: Deerfield Beach will host Cypress Bay on Friday night to open regular season play.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: Deerfield: WR Cavin Ridley.

 

Safety Jeawon Taylor (6-2, 192, Montgomery, AL Park Crossing)

Matchup: Park Crossing (1-0) will travel to Lanier High School on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: N/A

 

 

Running back Mark Thompson (6-2, 230, Dodge City, KS JUCO

Matchup:  Dodge City will open its season on Thursday night when they travel to take on Ellsworth Community College.

Yearly Stats: As a freshman Thompson had 84 rushing attempts for 460 yards and eight touchdowns.

Key Players: N/A

 

Athlete Tyrek Tisdale (6-0, 198, Orlando, FL Oak Ridge)

Matchup: Oak Ridge will travel to take on Jones High School on Friday night to open the season.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: N/A

 

Quarterback Kyle Trask (6-6, 212, Manvel, TX)

Matchup: Manvel will host Westfield on Friday night to open its season.

Yearly Stats: Trask was 48-68 for 786 yards and six touchdowns as a junior last year.

Key Players: N/A

 

Receiver Rick Wells (6-0, 187, Jacksonville, FL Raines)

Matchup: Raines travels to Lee High School to open its season on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Last season Wells had 29 catches for 749 yards and six touchdowns as a junior.

Key Players: N/A

2017 Florida Gators commits

 

Quarterback Jake Allen (6-2, 195, Fort Lauderdale, FL St. Thomas Aquinas)

Matchup: St. Thomas Aquinas will host Booker T. Washington on Friday night. The game is on ESPN at 8 P.M.

Yearly Stats: Allen was 27-33 for 368 yards and three touchdowns last week.

Key Players: St. Thomas Aquinas: Miami WR commit Sam Bruce and 2017 WR Trevon Grimes

 

Receiver Daquon Green (6-1, 186, Tampa, FL Tech)

Matchup: Tampa Bay Tech will travel to take on Jefferson on Friday night to open the regular season.

Yearly Stats: Green had 14 rushing attempts for 105 yards and a touchdown as a sophomore. Green also had 27 catches for 560 yards and another four touchdowns.

Key Players: N/A

 

Offensive lineman Kadeem Telfort (6-6, 323, Miami, FL Norland)

Matchup: Norland travels to Ribault in Jacksonville to open the season on Saturday.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: Norland: FSU LB commit Emmett Rice

 

Receiver Lavarus Tigner (6-2, 185, Deerfield Beach, FL High)

Matchup: Deerfield Beach will host Cypress Bay on Friday night to open regular season play.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players:

 

 

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