Friday Night Frenzy recap week 6: Florida Gators recruiting

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.

This week was the start of the season for some prospects while others are still waiting to start the season.


Week 6 recap

Player of the Game: Isaiah Bond: Bond had 3 touchdowns including a punt return for a touchdown.

2022 commits

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

Result: Buford defeated Habersham Central 58-0 on Friday night.

Game Stats: Bond had 2 receiving touchdowns and returned a kick for a touchdown in the win.

Notes: Buford is 5-1 on the year.

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

Result: Forest lost to Chiles 45-14 on Friday.

Game Stats: N/A

Notes: Forest is 1-4 on the year.

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

Result: Deerfield Beach defeated Monarch 40-6 on Friday.

Game Stats: N/A

Notes: Deerfield is 4-2 on the year.


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

Result: Flower Mound lost to Hebron 48-34 on Friday.

Game Stats: Did not play.

Notes: Evers did not play due to an injury.

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

Result: Winter Park defeated Hagerty 70-42 on Friday.

Game Stats: Gibbs did not play as he recovers from a knee injury.

Notes: Winter Park is 5-1 on the year.

Tight end CJ Hawkins (6-7, 220, Tampa, FL. Berkeley Prep)

Result: Berkeley Prep defeated Tampa Catholic 38-0 on Friday.

Game Stats: N/A

Notes: Berkeley Prep is 6-0 on the year.

Defensive back Julian Humphrey (6-1, 185, Houston, TX. Clear Lake)

Result: Clear Lake lost to Clear Springs 47-21 on Thursday.

Game Stats: Humphrey had two two tackles.

Notes: Clear Lake is 3-3 on the year.

Linebacker Shemar James (6-2, 212, Mobile, AL. Faith Academy)

Result: Faith Academy lost to UMS Wright 34-26 on Friday.

Game Stats: James had two rushing touchdowns in the loss.

Notes: Faith Academy is 3-3 on the year.

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

Result: Fitzgerald defeated Berrien 50-14 on Friday.

Game Stats: N/A

Notes: Fitzgerald is 5-1 on the year.

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

Result: King defeated Blake 14-7.

Game Stats: Livingston did not play.

Notes: King starts the year 1-4.

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

Result: Edison had a bye week.

Game Stats: N/A.

Notes: Edison starts the year 4-1.

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

Result: Severna Park lost to Annapolis 12-7.

Game Stats: Smack had a field goal in the loss.

Notes: Severna Park is 4-1 on the year.

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

Result: Bishop Moore defeated South Sumter 21-14 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 1-4.


2023 commits

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

Result: Milton lost to Booker T. Washington 25-22 on Friday.

Game Stats: N/A

Notes: Milton starts the year 2-3.

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

Result: Trinity Christian defeated Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy 34-3

Game Stats: Gates had 4 catches for 89 yards in the win.

Notes: Trinity Christian starts the season 6-0.

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

Result: Seminole lost to Chaminade-Madonna 2623.

Game Stats: Lawrence had 4 catches for 30 yards and a touchdown, he also rushed for a two-point conversion.

Notes: Seminole is 5-1 on the year.


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

Result: DeSmet defeated Roosevelt 65-0

Game Stats: N/A

Notes: DeSmet is 4-2 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.