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Friday Night Frenzy Preview
Week 8: Florida Gators recruiting

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Written by Andrew Spivey, October 8, 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 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

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

Matchup: Coffeyville (6-0) has a home against Bethel on Sunday.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: Coffeyville: Auburn Tigers cornerback Jamarcus King

 

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

Matchup: Raines (5-0) has a home game against First Coast on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Bailey has 25 tackles and seven sacks this season.

Key Players: First Coast: 2017 FSU WR commit D.J. Matthews

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

Matchup: Pahokee (4-1) goes on the road to take on The Villages Charter on Friday.

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

Key Players: N/A 

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

Matchup: West Orange (5-1) will travel to take on Lake Nona 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 (4-2) has a bye this week.

Yearly Stats: Gardner has 26 tackles, three 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 (4-1) has a home game against Coconut Creek on Friday.

Yearly Stats: Hammond has 33 catches for 645 yards receiving and five touchdowns.

Key Players: Hallandale: Utah Utes QB commit Tyler Huntley. Coconut Creek: WR Binjimen Victor 

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

Matchup: Mount Dora (4-2) will travel to take on Lake Minneola on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players:

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

Matchup:  Dwyer (6-0) will travel to take on Wellington on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Johnson has 10 catches for 245 yards receiving and five touchdowns this year.

Key Players: N/A

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

Matchup: Norland (4-3) has a bye this week.

Yearly Stats: Joseph has 14 tackles, two tackles for a loss, a sack, 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 (3-3) has a home game against Oak Grove 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 (4-1) travels to take on Carol City on Thursday 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 (4-2) will host Jackson on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Mitchell has a fumble recovery and 20 tackles this year.

Key Players:

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

Matchup: Hoover (5-1) has a home game against Tuscaloosa County on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Moon has seven tackles this year.

Key Players: N/A

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

Matchup: Dade City (3-3) has a bye week this week.

Yearly Stats: Myers has nine tackles this year and a 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 (6-1) has a bye week this week.

Yearly Stats: Perine has 1,143 yards rushing and ten touchdowns this year.

Key Players: Theodore: Safety Justin Hosea-Williams

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

Matchup: Deerfield Beach (4-1) will host St. Thomas Aquinas on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Robinson has 14 tackles this year and three interceptions.

Key Players: Deerfield: WR Cavin Ridley.

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

Matchup: Park Crossing (6-1) will host Carver on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Taylor has 42 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 (5-1) will go on the road to play Butler Community College on Saturday.

Yearly Stats: Thompson has 720 rushing yards and twelve touchdowns this year.

Key Players: N/A 

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

Matchup: Manvel (5-1) has a home game against Dawson on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Trask is 16-22 for 265 yards passing and four touchdowns.

Key Players: N/A

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

Matchup: Raines (5-0) has a home game against First Coast on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Wells has eight catches for 161 yards and one touchdown and threw a 40-yard pass this year.

Key Players: First Coast: 2017 FSU WR commit D.J. Matthews

 

2017 commits 

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

Matchup: St. Thomas Aquinas (5-0) has a road game against Deerfield Beach on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Allen is 65-104 for 872 yards passing and 13 touchdowns and two interceptions.

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 (3-3) will host Armwood on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Green has 12 catches for 277 yards and four touchdowns this year.

Key Players: N/A

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

Matchup: Norland (4-3) has a bye this week.

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 (3-1) will host Taravella on Friday night.

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 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 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

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

Matchup: Coffeyville (6-0) has a home against Bethel on Sunday.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: Coffeyville: Auburn Tigers cornerback Jamarcus King

 

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

Matchup: Raines (5-0) has a home game against First Coast on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Bailey has 25 tackles and seven sacks this season.

Key Players: First Coast: 2017 FSU WR commit D.J. Matthews

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

Matchup: Pahokee (4-1) goes on the road to take on The Villages Charter on Friday.

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

Key Players: N/A 

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

Matchup: West Orange (5-1) will travel to take on Lake Nona 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 (4-2) has a bye this week.

Yearly Stats: Gardner has 26 tackles, three 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 (4-1) has a home game against Coconut Creek on Friday.

Yearly Stats: Hammond has 33 catches for 645 yards receiving and five touchdowns.

Key Players: Hallandale: Utah Utes QB commit Tyler Huntley. Coconut Creek: WR Binjimen Victor 

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

Matchup: Mount Dora (4-2) will travel to take on Lake Minneola on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players:

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

Matchup:  Dwyer (6-0) will travel to take on Wellington on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Johnson has 10 catches for 245 yards receiving and five touchdowns this year.

Key Players: N/A

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

Matchup: Norland (4-3) has a bye this week.

Yearly Stats: Joseph has 14 tackles, two tackles for a loss, a sack, 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 (3-3) has a home game against Oak Grove 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 (4-1) travels to take on Carol City on Thursday 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 (4-2) will host Jackson on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Mitchell has a fumble recovery and 20 tackles this year.

Key Players:

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

Matchup: Hoover (5-1) has a home game against Tuscaloosa County on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Moon has seven tackles this year.

Key Players: N/A

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

Matchup: Dade City (3-3) has a bye week this week.

Yearly Stats: Myers has nine tackles this year and a 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 (6-1) has a bye week this week.

Yearly Stats: Perine has 1,143 yards rushing and ten touchdowns this year.

Key Players: Theodore: Safety Justin Hosea-Williams

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

Matchup: Deerfield Beach (4-1) will host St. Thomas Aquinas on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Robinson has 14 tackles this year and three interceptions.

Key Players: Deerfield: WR Cavin Ridley.

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

Matchup: Park Crossing (6-1) will host Carver on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Taylor has 42 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 (5-1) will go on the road to play Butler Community College on Saturday.

Yearly Stats: Thompson has 720 rushing yards and twelve touchdowns this year.

Key Players: N/A 

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

Matchup: Manvel (5-1) has a home game against Dawson on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Trask is 16-22 for 265 yards passing and four touchdowns.

Key Players: N/A

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

Matchup: Raines (5-0) has a home game against First Coast on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Wells has eight catches for 161 yards and one touchdown and threw a 40-yard pass this year.

Key Players: First Coast: 2017 FSU WR commit D.J. Matthews

 

2017 commits 

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

Matchup: St. Thomas Aquinas (5-0) has a road game against Deerfield Beach on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Allen is 65-104 for 872 yards passing and 13 touchdowns and two interceptions.

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 (3-3) will host Armwood on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Green has 12 catches for 277 yards and four touchdowns this year.

Key Players: N/A

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

Matchup: Norland (4-3) has a bye this week.

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 (3-1) will host Taravella on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: 

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