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Friday Night Frenzy:
Week 1 Preview

Written by Andrew Spivey, August 21, 2014, 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 that we are going to call Friday Night Frenzy or FNF.

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 2015 and 2016 to watch as well.

 

 

Linebacker Jerome Baker (6-1, 206, Cleveland, OH Benedictine)

Matchup: Benedictine doesn’t start its season until next Thursday.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: N/A

 

 

 

Offensive Lineman George Brown (6-6, 264, Cincinnati, OH Winton Woods)

Matchup: Winton Woods doesn’t start its season until next Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: N/A

 

 

 

Receiver Derrick Dillon (5-11, 175, Franklinton, LA Pine)

Matchup: Pine doesn’t start its season until September 5th as they have a bye in the first week of the season.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: N/A

 

 

 

Offensive lineman Michael Horton 6-4, 320, Atlanta, GA Lakeside)

Matchup: Lakeside opens its season this Friday night against Redan High School in Stone Mountain, Georgia.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: Lakeside- Michael Horton and receiver BJ Raymond

 

 

 

Defensive end Andrew Ivie (6-3, 285, Dade City, FL Pasco)

Matchup: Pasco doesn’t start its season until next Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: N/A

 

 

 

Tight end Kalif Jackson (6-4, 202, Neptune Beach, FL Fletcher)

Matchup: Fletcher starts its season this Friday night by hosting Nease High School.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: Fletcher- Kalif Jackson and 2016 QB Augie DeBiase

 

 

 

Quarterback Sheriron Jones (6-2, 189, Moreno Valley, CA Rancho Verde)

Matchup: Rancho Verde doesn’t start its season until next Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: N/A

 

 

 

Offensive lineman Tyler Jordan (6-5, 270, Jacksonville, FL Bishop Kenny)

Matchup: Bishop Kenny starts its season this Friday night at Orange Park High School.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: Bishop Kenny- Tyler Jordan

 

 

 

Tight End Camrin Knight (6-4, 220, Tallahassee, FL Lincoln)

Matchup: Lincoln travels to take on Camden County (GA.) on Saturday to open the season.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: Lincoln- Camrin Knight and WR John Burt. Camden County- 2016 TE Mack Nash

 

 

 

Offensive Lineman Brandon Sandifer (6-3, 332, Warner Robins, GA Northside)

Matchup: Northside open its season with a home game against North Cobb on Friday.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: Northside- Brandon Sandifer. North Cobb- Auburn QB commit Tyler Queen.

 

 

 Linebacker Adonis Thomas (6-3, 219, Lawrenceville, GA Central Gwinnett)

Matchup: Central Gwinnett doesn’t start its season until next Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: N/A

 

 

Here are some other games to watch this week.

Armwood vs. Tampa Plant- Florida fans can watch Byron Cowart go up against Clemson OL commit Jake Fruhmorgen on Friday night. The game will also be televised on Brighthouse.

Niceville vs. Clay-Chalkville (Al.) (Saturday on ESPNU at 4)- Two of Florida’s top 2016 targets play for Niceville in WR Elijah Stove and DB Romeo Finley.

Booker T. Washington vs. Oscar Smith (VA.) (Saturday on ESPNU at 9) Florida targets WR Antonio Callaway and DB DaVante Davis.

Trinity Christian vs. Buford (GA.) (Saturday on ESPN@ at 9)- Florida fans can watch targets LB Jeffrey Holland and DT Kendrick Norton play against Tennessee LB commit Austin Smith.

Andrew Spivey

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 that we are going to call Friday Night Frenzy or FNF.

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 2015 and 2016 to watch as well.

 

 

Linebacker Jerome Baker (6-1, 206, Cleveland, OH Benedictine)

Matchup: Benedictine doesn’t start its season until next Thursday.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: N/A

 

 

 

Offensive Lineman George Brown (6-6, 264, Cincinnati, OH Winton Woods)

Matchup: Winton Woods doesn’t start its season until next Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: N/A

 

 

 

Receiver Derrick Dillon (5-11, 175, Franklinton, LA Pine)

Matchup: Pine doesn’t start its season until September 5th as they have a bye in the first week of the season.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: N/A

 

 

 

Offensive lineman Michael Horton 6-4, 320, Atlanta, GA Lakeside)

Matchup: Lakeside opens its season this Friday night against Redan High School in Stone Mountain, Georgia.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: Lakeside- Michael Horton and receiver BJ Raymond

 

 

 

Defensive end Andrew Ivie (6-3, 285, Dade City, FL Pasco)

Matchup: Pasco doesn’t start its season until next Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: N/A

 

 

 

Tight end Kalif Jackson (6-4, 202, Neptune Beach, FL Fletcher)

Matchup: Fletcher starts its season this Friday night by hosting Nease High School.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: Fletcher- Kalif Jackson and 2016 QB Augie DeBiase

 

 

 

Quarterback Sheriron Jones (6-2, 189, Moreno Valley, CA Rancho Verde)

Matchup: Rancho Verde doesn’t start its season until next Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: N/A

 

 

 

Offensive lineman Tyler Jordan (6-5, 270, Jacksonville, FL Bishop Kenny)

Matchup: Bishop Kenny starts its season this Friday night at Orange Park High School.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: Bishop Kenny- Tyler Jordan

 

 

 

Tight End Camrin Knight (6-4, 220, Tallahassee, FL Lincoln)

Matchup: Lincoln travels to take on Camden County (GA.) on Saturday to open the season.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: Lincoln- Camrin Knight and WR John Burt. Camden County- 2016 TE Mack Nash

 

 

 

Offensive Lineman Brandon Sandifer (6-3, 332, Warner Robins, GA Northside)

Matchup: Northside open its season with a home game against North Cobb on Friday.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: Northside- Brandon Sandifer. North Cobb- Auburn QB commit Tyler Queen.

 

 

 Linebacker Adonis Thomas (6-3, 219, Lawrenceville, GA Central Gwinnett)

Matchup: Central Gwinnett doesn’t start its season until next Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: N/A

 

 

Here are some other games to watch this week.

Armwood vs. Tampa Plant- Florida fans can watch Byron Cowart go up against Clemson OL commit Jake Fruhmorgen on Friday night. The game will also be televised on Brighthouse.

Niceville vs. Clay-Chalkville (Al.) (Saturday on ESPNU at 4)- Two of Florida’s top 2016 targets play for Niceville in WR Elijah Stove and DB Romeo Finley.

Booker T. Washington vs. Oscar Smith (VA.) (Saturday on ESPNU at 9) Florida targets WR Antonio Callaway and DB DaVante Davis.

Trinity Christian vs. Buford (GA.) (Saturday on ESPN@ at 9)- Florida fans can watch targets LB Jeffrey Holland and DT Kendrick Norton play against Tennessee LB commit Austin Smith.

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