Friday Night Frenzy recap week 10: 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 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 weeks games.

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

This week was full of preseason games for most of these prospects while the rest of the prospects will start up their season soon.

High School Recap

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Tyron Hooper-Hooper had a pick six in his team’s win on Friday.

2019 commits


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

Result: Osceola defeated George Jenkins 42-14 on Friday night.

Game Stats: N/A

Notes: N/A


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

Result: Auburn lost to Central 24-7 on Friday night.

Game Stats: N/A

Notes: Auburn suffered its first loss on Friday.


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

Result: Bob Jones defeated Huntsville 21-3 on Friday night.

Game Stats: N/A

Notes: Hill is out for the year due to an ACL injury.


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

Result: Roswell defeated Woodstock 34-14 on Friday.

Game Stats: Hopper had eight tackles and an interception that he returned for a touchdown in the win.

Notes: Roswell is 8-1 on the year.


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

Result: Mountain View defeated Collins Hill 14-10 on Friday.

Game Stats: Humphries didn’t play in the game on Friday.

Notes: Mountain View is 6-3 on the season.


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

Result: Henrico defeated Lee-Davis 61-6 on Friday night.

Game Stats: Jones did not play on Friday.

Notes: Henrico is 7-1 on the year.


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

Result: Easton defeated McDonogh 64-0

Game Stats: Kimbrough had a pick six in the win.

Notes: Warren Easton is 7-1 on the year.


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

Result: Deland defeated Sandalwood 35-13 on Thursday.

Game Stats: Marks had 3 catches in the win.

Notes: Deland is now 8-1 on the year.


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


Result: Mount Dora Christian Academy defeated Inlet Grove 49-6.

Game Stats: Pierre had a 27-yard touchdown run on Friday.

Notes: Mount Dora Christian Academy is now 6-3 on the year.


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

Result: Buford defeated Walnut Grove 61-0 on Friday night.

Game Stats: N/A

Notes: Buford is 7-2 on the year.


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

Result: Clewiston lost to Dunbar 20-0 on Friday.

Game Stats: N/A.

Notes Clewiston is 1-8 on the year.


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

Result: Clearwater lost to Largo 39-37 on Friday.

Game Stats: N/A

Notes: Clearwater is 7-2 on the year now.


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

Result: Buchholz lost to Bartram Trail 38-35 on Friday night.

Game Stats: Whittemore had 12 catches for 208 yards and a touchdown.

Notes: Buchholz is 6-3 on the year.


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

Result: Carol City defeated Central 36-28 on Friday.

Game Stats: N/A

Notes: Carol City is 9-0 on the year.







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.