Florida Gators recruiting: Friday Night Frenzy recap week 10

It’s that time of the year again where the Friday Night Lights are bright and prospects across the country are trying to shine on the field to impress college coaches and win a state championship ring before heading to college.

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 week’s games.

This year we are going to also to name a player of the week from the commits’ games.

The regular season is ending as teams are competing for playoff spots.


Week 10 recap

Player of the Game: Nick Evers:  Evers was 15-28 for 134 yards and 3 touchdowns. Evers added 48 yards rushing and another touchdown.

2022 commits

Receiver Isaiah Bond (5-10, 175, Buford, GA. Buford)

Result: Buford defeated Winder-Barrow 38-2 on Friday.

Game Stats: Bond had 12 yards rushing and 3 catches for 74 yards in the win.

Notes: Buford is 8-1 on the year.

Athlete Jamarrien Burt (6-1, 175, Ocala, FL. Forest)

Result: Forest lost to Buchholz 75-7 on Friday.

Game Stats: Burt had a 3-yard touchdown catch in the loss.

Notes: Forest is 3-6 on the year.

Offensive lineman David Conner (6-6, 270, Deerfield Beach, FL. High)

Result: Deerfield Beach defeated Boca Raton 40-0 on Friday.

Game Stats: N/A

Notes: Deerfield is 6-2 on the year.


Quarterback Nick Evers (6-3, 188, Flower Mound, TX. High)

Result: Flower Mound lost to Plano 39-28 on Friday.

Game Stats: Evers was 15-28 for 134 yards and 3 touchdowns. Evers added 48 yards rushing and another touchdown.

Notes: Flower Mound is now 4-5 on the year.

Running back Terrance Gibbs (6-0, 190, Winter Park, FL. High)

Result: Winter Park lost to Timber Creek 9-7.

Game Stats: Gibbs played for the second time this year.

Notes: Winter Park is 6-3 on the year.

Receiver Jayden Gibson (6-5, 185, Winter Garden, FL. West Orange)

Result: Winter Park defeated Olympia 21-9 on Friday.

Game Stats: Gibson had a 31-yard touchdown catch in the win.

Notes: West Orange is 9-1 on the year.

Linebacker EJ Lightsey (6-2, 210, Fitzgerald, GA. High)

Result: Fitzgerald defeated Cook 46-26 on Friday.

Game Stats: N/A

Notes: Fitzgerald is 8-2 on the year.

Offensive lineman Tony Livingston (6-4, 260, Tampa, FL. King)

Result: King lost to Jesuit 56-0 Friday.

Game Stats: Livingston did not play.

Notes: King starts the year 1-8.

Defensive lineman Jamari Lyons (6-4, 295, Melbourne, FL. Viera)

Result: Viera lost to Melbourne 31-21 on Friday.

Game Stats: Lyons had 10 tackles in the loss.

Notes: Viera is 5-3 on the year.


Defensive lineman Francois Nolton (6-4, 225, Miami, FL. Edison)

Result: Edison defeated Norland 46-7 on Friday.

Game Stats: N/A.

Notes: Edison is 5-3 on the year.

Kicker Trey Smack (6-2, 200, Severna Park, MD. High)

Result: Severna Park had a bye.

Game Stats: N/A

Notes: Severna Park is 6-2 on the year.

Receiver Chandler Smith (6-1, 180, Orlando, FL. Bishop Moore)

Result: Bishop Moore defeated Deltona 26-12 on Friday.

Game Stats: Smith will not play the rest of the year as he will have knee surgery.

Notes: Bishop Moore starts the year 4-5.


2023 commits

Receiver Raymond Cottrell (6-2, 203, Milton, FL. High)

Result: Milton defeated Pace 35-28 on Friday.

Game Stats: Cottrell had a touchdown in the win.

Notes: Milton starts the year 4-5.

Defensive back Aaron Gates (6-0, 180, Sharpsburg, GA. Trinity)

Result: Trinity Christian defeated Heritage 44-0 on Friday.

Game Stats: Gates had 3 catches for 77 and a touchdown.

Notes: Trinity Christian starts the season 9-0.

Receiver Darren Lawrence (6-2, 190, Sanford, FL. Seminole)

Result: Seminole defeated DeLand 38-11 on Friday.

Game Stats: Lawrence had two touchdown passes and a rushing touchdown.

Notes: Seminole is 9-1 on the year.



Tight end Mac Markway (6-4, 250, St. Louis, MO. DeSmet)

Result: DeSmet defeated Kirkwood 35-7 on Friday.

Game Stats: N/A

Notes: DeSmet advanced to the second round of the playoffs.



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.