Friday Night Frenzy preview for week 4: Florida Gators recruiting

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 2019 to watch as well.


Week 4 preview


2019 commits


Linebacker Diwun Black (6-3, 216, Kissimmee, FL. Osceola)

Matchup: Osceola (2-0) take on Viera at home on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Black isn’t playing this year after transferring.

Key Players: N/A


Linebacker Mohamoud Diabate (6-3, 215, Auburn, AL. High)

Matchup: Auburn (3-0) will take on Lee on the road on Thursday night.

Yearly Stats: Diabate has a sack and fumble on the year.

Key Players: N/A


Offensive lineman William Harrod (6-5, 312, Fort Washington, MD. National Christian Academy)

Matchup: National Christian Academy (2-0) takes on Gwynn Park at home on Friday.

Yearly Stats: Harrod and the offense scored 64 points so far this year.

Key Players: N/A


Defensive back Jaydon Hill (6-0, 174, Madison, AL. Bob Jones)

Matchup: Madison (3-0) takes on Florence at home on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Hill has five catches for 67 yards on offense and nine tackles with a tackle for loss on defense.

Key Players:


Linebacker Tyron Hopper (6-2, 205, Roswell, GA. High)

Matchup: Roswell (3-0) will take on Milton on Friday night on the road.

Yearly Stats: Hooper has 29 tackles, three tackles for loss and two interceptions on the year. Hooper also returned an interception for a touchdown.

Key Players: N/A


Defensive tackle Jaelin Humphries (6-3, 303, Lawrenceville, GA. Mountain View)

Matchup: Mountain View (3-1) will take on Peachtree Ridge on the road on Friday.

Yearly Stats: Humphries is recovering from an injury and hasn’t played yet.

Key Players: N/A


Quarterback Jalon Jones (6-3, 205, Richmond, VA. Henrico)

Matchup: Henrico (2-0) takes on Tucker on the road on Thursday night.

Yearly Stats: Jones is 12-17 for 211 yards with two touchdowns and one interception. Jones also has two carries for 102 yards and two touchdowns.

Key Players: N/A


Cornerback Chester Kimbrough (5-10, 167, New Orleans, LA. Warren Easton)

Matchup: Warren Easton (2-0) takes on Landry-Walker at home on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Kimbrough had two tackles in the opening week.

Key Players: Warren Easton has 2020 OL Sedrick Van Pran and running back Ashaad Clayton.


Receiver Dionte Marks (5-11, 178, Deland, FL. High)

Matchup: Deland (3-0) takes on Mandarin at home on Friday.

Yearly Stats: Marks has eight catches for 272 yards and five touchdowns on the year.

Key Players: Deland has 2020 athlete Avantae Williams.


Linebacker Jesiah Pierre (6-2, 220, Mount Dora, FL. Christian Academy)

Matchup: Mount Dora Christian Academy (0-3) takes on Sante Fe Catholic at home on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: N/A


Offensive lineman Riley Simonds (6-3, 324, Buford, GA. High)

Matchup: Buford (2-1) takes on Newton at home on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Simonds and the Buford offense has scored 117 points in the first three games.

Key Players: N/A


Athlete Ja’Markis Weston (6-3, 205, Clewiston, FL. High)

Matchup: Clewiston (0-3) take on Lely at home on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: N/A

Key Players: N/A


Offensive lineman Ethan White (6-5, 315, Clearwater, FL. High)

Matchup: Clearwater (1-2) takes on Northeast at home on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: White will play in his second game this week.

Key Players: N/A


Safety Trent Whittemore (6-3, 190, Gainesville, FL. Buchholz)

Matchup: Buchholz (1-2) takes on Fleming Island at home on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Whittemore has nine catches for 162 yards and a touchdown and also has 18 tackles on defense while recording an intercpetion.

Key Players: Vanguard has 2020 athlete Leonard Manuel.


Offensive lineman Wardrick Wilson (6-5, 305, Miami, FL. Carol City)

Matchup: Carol City (2-0) takes on Norland at home on Friday night.

Yearly Stats: Wilson and the offensive line helped Carol City score 69 points in its first two games.

Key Players: Carol City has RB Nay’Quan Wright and Miami DB commit Jarvis Brownlee.











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, 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.