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Week 12: Florida Gators recruiting

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Written by Andrew Spivey, November 5, 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 battling to finish off the year with a state championship ring.

Like the past years Gator Country is going to do a preview every Thursday for all of the Florida Gators recruiting 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 commits

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

Matchup: Raines (9-0) has a road game against Ribault on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Bailey has 54 tackles and nine sacks this season.

Key Players:

Athlete McArthur Burnett (6-0, 180, Pahokee, FL High)

Matchup: Pahokee (8-1) has a road game against Glades Central on Thursday night.

Yearly Stats: Burnett has 45 carries for 480 rushing yards and five touchdowns.

Key Players: N/A

Defensive end Antonneous Clayton (6-4, 218, Vienna, GA Dooly County)

Matchup: Dooly County (6-3) travel to take on Greenville on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Clayton has 61 tackles, 21.5 tackles for a loss, eight sacks, one fumble recovery and one caused fumble.

Key Players:

 

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

Matchup: West Orange (8-1) has a home game against Ocoee on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: West Orange: WR Eddie McDoom and QB Woody Barrett.

 

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

Matchup: Cocoa (6-2) has a home game Atlantic on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Gardner has 39 tackles, four tackles for a loss, 3 sacks, one interception and two caused fumbles this year.

Key Players: Cocoa: 2017 athlete Bruce Judson

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

Matchup: Hallandale (7-2) has a road game against Monarch on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Hammond has 51 catches for 885 yards receiving and seven touchdowns.

Key Players: Hallandale: Utah Utes QB commit Tyler Huntley.

 

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

Matchup: Mount Dora (4-4) has a road game against Vanguard on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players:

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

Matchup:  Dwyer (10-0) will host Atlantic on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Johnson has 34 catches for 6645 yards receiving and ten touchdowns this year.

Key Players: N/A

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

Matchup: Norland (5-4) has a home game against Killian on Thursday night.

Yearly Stats: Joseph has 65 tackles, eight tackles for a loss, six sacks; four caused fumbles and fumble recovery.

Key Players: Norland: FSU LB commit Emmett Rice.

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

Matchup: Meridian (5-5) has a home game against Forest Hill on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Lenton has 22 tackles and 1 PBU this season.

Key Players: Meridian: Quincy Lenton

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

Matchup: Southwest (7-2) travels to take on Coral Gables on Saturday night.

Yearly Stats: McWilliams has an INT and a touchdown on the year.

Key Players:

 

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

Matchup: Central (7-3) has a bye week this week.

Yearly Stats: Mitchell 32 tackles and ten sacks this year while recovering two fumbles.

Key Players:

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

Matchup: Hoover (8-2) has a home game against Buckhorn on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players:

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

Matchup: Dade City (4-5) has a road game against Zephyrhills on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Myers has 18 tackles this year and two interceptions with one being returned for a touchdown.

Key Players: N/A

 

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

Matchup: Theodore (7-3) has a road game against Auburn on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Perine has 1,554 yards rushing and 15 touchdowns this year.

Key Players: Theodore: Safety Justin Hosea-Williams

 

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

Matchup: Deerfield Beach (8-1) will host on Cardinal Gibbons on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Robinson has 29 tackles this year and three interceptions.

Key Players: Deerfield: WR Cavin Ridley.

 

Receiver Freddie Swain (6-1, 174, Citra, FL North Marion)

Matchup: North Marion (8-1) has a home game against Lake Weir on Thursday night.

Yearly Stats: Swain has 26 catches for 440 yards and four touchdowns this year.
Key Players:

 

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

Matchup: Park Crossing (8-2) has a home game against Bessemer City.

Yearly Stats: Taylor has 53 tackles, five tackles for a loss, two interceptions and one INT returned for a touchdown.

Key Players: N/A

 

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

Matchup:  Dodge City (6-3) will play a home game against Highland JUCO on Saturday night.

Yearly Stats: Thompson has 1,133 rushing yards and 14 touchdowns this year.

Key Players: N/A

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

Matchup: Manvel (8-1) has a home game against Pearland on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Trask is 34-46 for 624 yards passing and eight touchdowns.

Key Players: N/A 

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

Matchup: Raines (9-0) has a road game against Ribault on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Wells has 18 catches for 321 yards and four touchdowns and threw a 40-yard pass this year.

Key Players:

 

2017 commits

 

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

Matchup: St. Thomas Aquinas (8-1) has a home game against Flanagan on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Allen is 89-143 for 1,120 yards passing and 13 touchdowns and five interceptions.

Key Players: Allen is out for the season with a back injury.

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

Matchup: Tampa Bay Tech (6-4) has a road game against Countryside on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Green has 24 catches for 612 yards and seven touchdowns this year.

Key Players: N/A 

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

Matchup: Norland (5-4) has a home game against Killian on Thursday night.

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 (8-1) will host on Cardinal Gibbons on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: 

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 battling to finish off the year with a state championship ring.

Like the past years Gator Country is going to do a preview every Thursday for all of the Florida Gators recruiting 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 commits

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

Matchup: Raines (9-0) has a road game against Ribault on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Bailey has 54 tackles and nine sacks this season.

Key Players:

Athlete McArthur Burnett (6-0, 180, Pahokee, FL High)

Matchup: Pahokee (8-1) has a road game against Glades Central on Thursday night.

Yearly Stats: Burnett has 45 carries for 480 rushing yards and five touchdowns.

Key Players: N/A

Defensive end Antonneous Clayton (6-4, 218, Vienna, GA Dooly County)

Matchup: Dooly County (6-3) travel to take on Greenville on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Clayton has 61 tackles, 21.5 tackles for a loss, eight sacks, one fumble recovery and one caused fumble.

Key Players:

 

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

Matchup: West Orange (8-1) has a home game against Ocoee on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: West Orange: WR Eddie McDoom and QB Woody Barrett.

 

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

Matchup: Cocoa (6-2) has a home game Atlantic on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Gardner has 39 tackles, four tackles for a loss, 3 sacks, one interception and two caused fumbles this year.

Key Players: Cocoa: 2017 athlete Bruce Judson

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

Matchup: Hallandale (7-2) has a road game against Monarch on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Hammond has 51 catches for 885 yards receiving and seven touchdowns.

Key Players: Hallandale: Utah Utes QB commit Tyler Huntley.

 

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

Matchup: Mount Dora (4-4) has a road game against Vanguard on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players:

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

Matchup:  Dwyer (10-0) will host Atlantic on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Johnson has 34 catches for 6645 yards receiving and ten touchdowns this year.

Key Players: N/A

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

Matchup: Norland (5-4) has a home game against Killian on Thursday night.

Yearly Stats: Joseph has 65 tackles, eight tackles for a loss, six sacks; four caused fumbles and fumble recovery.

Key Players: Norland: FSU LB commit Emmett Rice.

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

Matchup: Meridian (5-5) has a home game against Forest Hill on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Lenton has 22 tackles and 1 PBU this season.

Key Players: Meridian: Quincy Lenton

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

Matchup: Southwest (7-2) travels to take on Coral Gables on Saturday night.

Yearly Stats: McWilliams has an INT and a touchdown on the year.

Key Players:

 

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

Matchup: Central (7-3) has a bye week this week.

Yearly Stats: Mitchell 32 tackles and ten sacks this year while recovering two fumbles.

Key Players:

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

Matchup: Hoover (8-2) has a home game against Buckhorn on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players:

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

Matchup: Dade City (4-5) has a road game against Zephyrhills on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Myers has 18 tackles this year and two interceptions with one being returned for a touchdown.

Key Players: N/A

 

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

Matchup: Theodore (7-3) has a road game against Auburn on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Perine has 1,554 yards rushing and 15 touchdowns this year.

Key Players: Theodore: Safety Justin Hosea-Williams

 

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

Matchup: Deerfield Beach (8-1) will host on Cardinal Gibbons on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Robinson has 29 tackles this year and three interceptions.

Key Players: Deerfield: WR Cavin Ridley.

 

Receiver Freddie Swain (6-1, 174, Citra, FL North Marion)

Matchup: North Marion (8-1) has a home game against Lake Weir on Thursday night.

Yearly Stats: Swain has 26 catches for 440 yards and four touchdowns this year.
Key Players:

 

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

Matchup: Park Crossing (8-2) has a home game against Bessemer City.

Yearly Stats: Taylor has 53 tackles, five tackles for a loss, two interceptions and one INT returned for a touchdown.

Key Players: N/A

 

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

Matchup:  Dodge City (6-3) will play a home game against Highland JUCO on Saturday night.

Yearly Stats: Thompson has 1,133 rushing yards and 14 touchdowns this year.

Key Players: N/A

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

Matchup: Manvel (8-1) has a home game against Pearland on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Trask is 34-46 for 624 yards passing and eight touchdowns.

Key Players: N/A 

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

Matchup: Raines (9-0) has a road game against Ribault on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Wells has 18 catches for 321 yards and four touchdowns and threw a 40-yard pass this year.

Key Players:

 

2017 commits

 

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

Matchup: St. Thomas Aquinas (8-1) has a home game against Flanagan on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Allen is 89-143 for 1,120 yards passing and 13 touchdowns and five interceptions.

Key Players: Allen is out for the season with a back injury.

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

Matchup: Tampa Bay Tech (6-4) has a road game against Countryside on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Green has 24 catches for 612 yards and seven touchdowns this year.

Key Players: N/A 

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

Matchup: Norland (5-4) has a home game against Killian on Thursday night.

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 (8-1) will host on Cardinal Gibbons on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: 

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