Florida Gators Friday Night Frenzy Recap

It’s that time of the year again where the Friday Night Lights are bright and prospects all across the country are starting their high school seasons.

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.


High School Recap


Linebacker Jerome Baker (6-1, 206, Cleveland, OH Benedictine)

Result: Benedictine doesn’t start its season until Thursday night.

Stats: N/A

Notes: N/A




Offensive Lineman George Brown (6-6, 264, Cincinnati, OH Winton Woods)

Result: Winton Woods doesn’t start its season until Friday night.

Stats: N/A

Notes: N/A




Receiver Derrick Dillon (5-11, 175, Franklinton, LA Pine)

Result: Pine doesn’t start its season until September 5th as they have a bye in the first week of the season.

Stats: N/A

Notes: N/A




Offensive lineman Michael Horton 6-4, 320, Atlanta, GA Lakeside)

Result: Lakeside defeated Redan 40-10 in preseason action

Stats: N/A

Notes: Lakesidestarts its regular season schedule on Friday night.




Defensive end Andrew Ivie (6-3, 285, Dade City, FL Pasco)

Result: Pasco doesn’t start its season until Friday night.

Stats: N/A

Notes: N/A




Tight end Kalif Jackson (6-4, 202, Neptune Beach, FL Fletcher)

Result: Fletcher defeated Nease 14-3 in a preseason game last weekend.

Stats: The starters only played the first half and Jackson didn’t have any catches during the game.

Notes: Fletcher starts its regular season schedule on Friday night. 



Quarterback Sheriron Jones (6-2, 189, Moreno Valley, CA Rancho Verde)

Result: Rancho Verde doesn’t start its season until Friday night.

Stats: N/A

Notes: N/A




Offensive lineman Tyler Jordan (6-5, 270, Jacksonville, FL Bishop Kenny)

Result: Bishop Kenny defeated Orange Park High School 17-7 in preseason action.

Stats: N/A

Notes: Bishop Kenny starts its regular season this Friday.




Tight End Camrin Knight (6-4, 220, Tallahassee, FL Lincoln)

Result: Camden County (GA.) defeated Lincoln 49-27 on Saturday in Georgia.

Stats: Lincoln’s offense struggled against a good Camden County team on Friday.

Notes: Lincoln starts regular season play in Florida on Friday.




Offensive Lineman Brandon Sandifer (6-3, 332, Warner Robins, GA Northside)

Result: Northside defeated North Cobb 38-20 on Friday night in the first regular season game

Stats: Sandifer led a solid offensive running game on Friday that allowed one of his running backs to go over 100 yards in the game. Northside dominated the line scrimmage against North Cobb this week.

Notes: Northside has a bye week next week before playing Evans High School.




Linebacker Adonis Thomas (6-3, 219, Lawrenceville, GA Central Gwinnett)

Result: Central Gwinnett doesn’t start its season until Friday night.

Stats: N/A

Notes: N/A

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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.