Stars of the South

Stars of the South

FoxSports/ presents 'Stars of the South' with several players closing out their regular season with record-breaking performances.

Stars of the South

Top performers for the weekend of October 29.


Sammie Coates
Wide Receiver/Defensive Back, 6-2, 180 lbs.

The Auburn University commitment did a little of everything in his team's 27-7 win against their rival Sweet Water. The senior caught seven passes for 112 yards including a 13-yard touchdown and a 43-yard hitch-and-go. He also scored on a 24-yard run and had an interception in the end zone.

Jake Ganus
Quarterback, 6-3, 185 lbs.

Ganus completed seven-of-11 passes for 121 yards and three touchdowns in the 55-14 win against Oak Grove. The junior also rushed for 172 yards on eight carries scoring a fourth time.

Chris Jones
Athlete, 5-10, 175 lbs.

After being carried off in an ambulance last week, the senior showed some real grit coming back for his last game as a Tiger. The University of Alabama commitment rushed for 320 yards on 20 carries scoring four touchdowns. The defensive standout made seven tackles, two for a loss of yards and a safety in the 30-24 win against Sparkman.

Patrick Henderson
Running Back, 5-10, 180 lbs.
Tuscaloosa County

Henderson rushed for 234 yards on 24 carries in his team's 35-23 win against Foley. The junior scored four touchdowns on runs of 2,2,39 and 15 yards.

D.D. Dawsey
Athlete, 6-1, 185 lbs.

Dawsey needed to summon everything he could last week for his team to beat an impressive Elba squad. The senior rushed for 204 yards scoring all five of his team's touchdowns in the 35-28 win. He made 15 tackles and a sack on defense. Dawsey made four extra points and punted the ball deep to pin Elba with only two minutes remaining.

Cedric Powell
Running Back, 5-11, 180 lbs.

Carver's year didn't turn out quiet as promising at first thought, but the future looks bright for this junior. Powell rushed for 277 yards on only nine carries. He caught one touchdown pass and scored with runs of 79, 40, 20 and 8 yards in the 46-6 win against Talladega.

Will Scott
Quarterback, 5-10, 160 lbs.

Scott, who is only a freshman, led his team to a 43-42 win against Geraldine. The youngster rushed for 64 yards on 12 carries and completed 22-of-35 passing attempts for 225 yards scoring five touchdowns. Scott ran in the two-point conversion which gave his team the win with only seconds remaining.

Marcus Jackson
Running Back, 5-11, 195 lbs.

Jackson plays for a small school, but his performances are anything but small. The senior rushed for 258 yards on only five runs. He scored on four of the touches going 88, 33, 62 and 71 yards in the 65-28 win against Providence Christian.

Brandon Silvers
Quarterback, 6-2, 180 lbs.
Gulf Shores

The junior had a very accurate night completing 22-of-25 passing attempts for 287 yards and three touchdowns in the 35-34 win against Bayside Academy.

Corbin Battles
Linebacker, 5-10, 165 lbs.

Battles (senior) racked up 15 tackles, with five for a loss of yards, three sacks and a forced fumble in the 28-7 win against Sardis.

Dallas Tidwell
Quarterback, 6-7, 200 lbs.

The senior completed 21-of-30 passing attempts for 331 yards. The Troy University commitment tossed two touchdowns of 71 and 19 yards in the 27-6 win against Mortimer Jordan.


Brandon Allen
Quarterback, 6-3, 215 lbs.

The Arkansas commitment kept up his incredible play (31 TDs, 0 interceptions) this season by going 21-of-34 for 296 yards with three touchdowns in a 55-51 loss to Springdale Har-Ber.

Sean Sayarinh
Wide Receiver, 5-6, 140 lbs.
Springdale Har-Ber

Allen led Fayetteville to go-ahead touchdown with 17 seconds left in the game only to see senior Sayarinh return the kickoff 92 yards for a score with three seconds left that won the game.

Gordon Welch
Running Back, 6-1, 180 lbs.
Springdale Har-Ber

While Sayarinh got the game-winner, it was Welch who was the bellcow with 224 yards rushing on 38 carries and a TD.

Garrett Harper
Tailback, 5-10, 190 lbs.
Springdale-Shiloh Christian

Harper rushed six times for 101 yards and a touchdown, caught three passes for 64 yards and another score, and the senior also took an 88-yard kickoff return to the house in Shiloh's 47-14 win over Ozark.

Kiehl Frazier
Quarterback, 6-3, 215 lbs.
Springdale-Shiloh Christian

The Auburn pledge completed 12-of-17 passes for 234 yards and also ran for a score in the Saints' win.

Fredi Knighten
Quarterback, 5-9, 160 lbs.
Pulaski Academy

Knighten completed 26-of-36 passes for 391 yards and six touchdowns, and the junior also rushed seven times for 76 yards to lead his team to a 55-40 over Pulaski Robinson at least a share of the conference title.

Evian Hill
Wide Receiver/Safety, 6-2, 190 lbs.
Pulaski Robinson

The California move-in – originally from Arkansas – made good on his few touches on offense Friday with two catches for 56 yards and two rushes for 51 yards resulting in three touchdowns in the loss to Pulaski Academy.

Drew Edwards
Wide Receiver, 5-9, 160 lbs.

Edwards caught three passes for 104 yards, including two touchdowns for the senior in a spree that turned a close game into a 42-7 rout for unbeaten and No. 1 Bentonville over Springdale.

Shaquille Jones
Wide Receiver, 6-1, 185 lbs.
Fort Smith Northside

One of the state's best juniors, Jones hauled in nine passes for 139 yards as Northside held on for 28-27 win when a last-second Rogers' field goal hit the goal post.

Zac Brooks
Running Back/Wide Receiver, 6-1, 180 lbs.

Brooks, a junior who was moved from WR to RB for this season, had 138 yards rushing and three scores as Jonesboro downed Marion 24-22.

Isaac McCoy
ATH, 6-1, 165 lbs.

With Arkansas wide receiver coach Kris Cinkovich looking on, McCoy rushed 21 times for 145 yards to lead Alma to a 34-10 win over Siloam Springs.

Defonta Lowe
Quarterback, 6-2, 180 lbs.

The junior who is likely to play wide receiver on the college level rushed 16 times for 122 yards and completed four-of-five passes for 104 yards as Bearden downed Parker's Chapel 41-6.

Colby Taylor
Tailback, 5-10, 160 lbs.

Taylor rushed for 305 yards and three touchdowns (87, 67 and 53 yards) on 22 carries as Beebe overwhelmed Nettleton 41-10 behind the senior's big effort.

Sterling Stowers
Quarterback, 5-10, 160 lbs.

Stowers (sophomore) accounted for 433 yards total offense and five touchdowns with 208 yards rushing and 225 yards passing in a 35-7 win over Pocahontas.

Jamar Criswell
Tailback, 5-9, 165 lbs.

Criswell had a huge game with the sophomore rushing 23 times for 178 yards and catching six passes for 81 yards to account for 259 of his team's 339 yards total offense and three TDs in a 32-25 win over Huntsville.

Sean Furr
Wide Receiver, 5-10, 155 lbs.

Furr (senior) had a big-time effort in the 32-25 loss to Morrilton with 14 catches for 178 yards.

Jeremy Berry
Running Back, 5-7, 175 lbs.

Berry had 229 yards rushing and two TDs as the senior helped lead the way in a 35-28 win over Van Buren.

Quadarius Ross
Running Back, 6-0, 200 lbs.

Ross rushed 31 times for 178 yards as the senior helped Newport (3-6; 3-3) keep alive its hope for a 24th consecutive state playoff berth with a 35-12 upset of favored Manila.

A.J. Turner
Wide Receiver, 6-3, 180 lbs.
Lepanto-East Poinsett County

The junior had three catches for 59 yards and a team-leading 15 tackles as EPC beat Marked Tree 46-26.


Kyle Barr
Running Back, 5-9, 160 lbs.
Orange Park

Barr led a team that rushed for 445 yards and came from a 24-7 deficit to win the game against Bartram Trail 51-31. The senior rushed for 165 yards on 19 carries scoring on a 66-yard run. Barr also threw a 58-yard halfback pass that went for a touchdown in the win.

Nathan Peterman
Quarterback, 6-2, 205 lbs.
Jacksonville-Bartram Trail

Peterman still managed to put up some great numbers in the loss to Orange Park. The junior completed 19-of-31 passing attempts for 373 yards and four touchdowns. The scores came on passes of 38, 19, 7, and 15 yards.

Austin Sweatt
Quarterback, 5-10, 190 lbs.
Green Cove Springs-Clay

Sweatt has scholarship offers from Charleston South and The Citadel. He added district champion last week to his list of achievements with a 41-16 win against Creekside. The senior completed seven-of-10 pass attempts for 158 yards with a 45-yard scoring pass to David Evans. He also rushed for 117 yards on 13 carries with two more touchdowns of 4 and 15 yards in the win.

Dee Hart
Running Back, 5-9, 190 lbs.
Orlando-Dr. Phillips

In just two quarters of work the University of Michigan commitment demonstrated why he's so highly sought after. The senior rushed for 190 yards on 11 carries, scoring on five of those carries on 47, 3, 40, 43, and 13 yard runs.

Dwayne Carter
Running Back, 5-8, 180 lbs.

The night saw Navarre's quarterback throw four interceptions, so Carter and the running game became very important. The senior led the way rushing for 162 yards and scoring three touchdowns in the 31-21 win against Pace.

Rakeem Cato
Quarterback, 6-0, 175 lbs.
Miami Central

Cato and his teammates dealt a stinging blow to the proud Prattville, Ala. program that has struggled this year. The senior completed 32-of-39 passing attempts for 382 yards and four touchdowns in the 49-28 win at home. The senior is a commitment to Florida International.

Torry Clayton
Running Back, 5-8, 180 lbs.
Homestead-South Dade

Clayton (junior) rushed for 170 yards on 22 carries in the 39-13 win against Coral Reef. The win assured South Dade of their district championship.

Tre Mason
Running Back, 5-9, 185 lbs.
Lake Worth-Park Vista

Mason rushed for a backbreaking 304 yards on 27 carries in the 28-24 win against Seminole Ridge. The senior has scholarship offers from Auburn, Ole Miss, Penn State, Texas A&M and West Virginia.

Sony Michel
Running Back, 5-10, 180 lbs.
Plantation-American Heritage

Michel will become one highly recruited individual in the coming years. Only a freshman, Michel rushed for 332 yards on five touchdowns in the 49-29 win against Chaminade-Madonna. He scored on runs of 10, 54, 71, 34 and 66 yards.

Charles Downs
Receiver/Defensive Back, 5-10, 175 lbs.

Downs caught five passes in the 46-41 win against Hollywood Hills. The junior reeled in 132 yards and two touchdowns. He also returned a punt for a touchdown in the win.

Curt Evans
Wide Receiver, 5-11, 170 lbs.

Evans caught six passes for 167 yards, scoring twice, in the 49-29 loss to American Heritage. The senior has scholarship offers from Michigan, Ole Miss, Tennessee, South Carolina, among others.


Shannon Brown
Linebacker, 6-2, 237 lbs.

Brown streaked 80 yards for a touchdown taking his team to intermission with a one point lead against Thomasville. The Alabama commitment's 137 yards rushing on a dozen carries helped clinch last week's win, 15-9, and the region championship.

Janier Ferguson
Running Back, 5-9, 185 lbs.

Ferguson (sophomore) used his legs to gain 275 yards and four touchdowns to help lead his team in the 48-21 win against Model.

Taylor Heinicke
Quarterback, 6-1, 185 lbs.
Suwanee-Collins Hill

Heinicke (senior) was 19-of-27 for 318 yards and four scores which was two more touchdowns than the county record of 29. It was good enough to defeat Norcross

Dylan Lackey
Running Back, 5-10, 170 lbs.
Jeremy Greenway
Fullback/Defensive Back, 5-9, 185 lbs.
Homer-Banks County

Lackey (senior) had 173 yards and five scores in the 53-28 win against East Hall. He also scored on an interception. Lackey was lost for the season last year after the third game. Greenway (senior) had 174 yards rushing and a kick-off return for more than 90-yards. He had 118 tackles in 2009.

Nick Marshall
Quarterback, 6-2, 186 lbs.
Rochelle-Wilcox County

Marshall (senior) had a record-setting night with six touchdown passes to defeat Bacon County, 47-16. The Georgia commitment's 92 career touchdown passes tied the state record.

John Russ
Quarterback, 6-1, 215 lbs.
Hoschton-Mill Creek

Russ (junior) had a big night in the 14-7 win against Peachtree Ridge going 14-of27 for 197 yards and a touchdown. He added 75 more yards rushing on nine carries.

Cole Segraves
Quarterback, 6-4, 192 lbs.
Cleveland-White County

Segraves (sophomore) lead the 21-13 win against Franklin County with 142 yards passing on 14-of-22 and two touchdowns.

Deshaun Watson
Quarterback, 6-2, 170 lbs.

Watson (freshman) was 10-of-11 for 129 yards and three scores in the 48-3 win against West Hall. He added four carries for 55 yards.


Cameron Thomas
Running Back, 6-0, 173 lbs.
Nicholasville-East Jessamine

Cameron Thomas helped East Jessamine defeat North Oldham Friday night 42-14. Thomas, a junior, rushed for 276 yards and three touchdowns in the victory. The performance pushed Thomas over 2,000 yards for the season.

Darrell Cross
Running Back, 5-8, 175 lbs.
Morehead-Rowan County

In one of the best performances of the season throughout the state, senior running back Darrell Cross rushed for 335 yards and seven touchdowns in their 56-35 win over Montgomery County. Cross also had 123 yards on kick returns.

Tre Powell
Wide Receiver, 5-8, 165 lbs.
Fort Campbell

Senior Tre Powell had been injured all season, but made his comeback late in the year. In Fort Campbell's 36-14 win over Hopkinsville, Powell had six catches for 121 yards and a touchdown. He also returned a punt 92 yards for another score.

Zeke Pike
Quarterback, 6-4, 230 lbs.
Ft. Mitchell-Dixie Heights

Zeke Pike finished the regular season on a strong note, leading his school to a 41-16 win over Boone County. Pike (junior) had 225 yards through the air with four touchdowns, and he added another touchdown on the ground.

DarMontre Warr
Running Back, 5-9, 181 lbs.
Louisville-DuPont Manual

In one of the biggest rivalries in Kentucky, Manual defeated Male 21-14 Friday night behind a strong running performance from junior DarMontre Warr. He had 29 carries for 181 yards and two touchdowns, including the game winner from 48 yards out.

Kyle Todd
Quarterback, 6-3, 220 lbs.

Kyle Todd (junior) has been one of the state's most prolific quarterbacks this year. Todd led Etown over Bardstown 38-19. He was 26-of-41 for 479 yards and four touchdowns in the victory.

Bo Brooks
Running Back, 5-8, 190 lbs.
lexington-Henry Clay

Bo Brooks (senior) and Henry Clay finished their sweep of Lexington on Friday night, defeating Dunbar 41-5. Brooks led the way with 15 carries for 181 yards and two touchdowns.

Branden Cresap
Quarterback, 6-1, 180 lbs.

Martha Layne Collins defeated Madison Central 49-21 Friday night behind a huge performance from senior quarterback Branden Cresap. Cresap was 19-of-27 throwing for 412 yards and six touchdowns in the win.

Goose Cohorn
Wide Receiver, 5-10, 190 lbs.
Ft. Mitchell-Dixie Heights

Dixie Heights defeated Boone County 41-16 on Friday night. Junior receiver Goose Cohorn caught eight passes for 125 yards on the night. Three of those eight receptions went for scores.

Mitchell Henry
Tight End, 6-5, 240 lbs.

Mitchell Henry (senior) has been a dominant tight end this year for Etown and his eight receptions for 156 yards comes as no surprise to any observers. Etown defeated Bardstown 38-19.

LaMont McMurry
Running Back, 5-9, 185 lbs.
Louisville-St. Xavier

Senior running back LaMont McMurry finished the regular season strong last Saturday when he led St. X to a 40-19 win over Covington Catholic. McMurry rushed 13 times for 120 yards and two touchdowns. He also returned a punt 92 yards for another touchdown.


John Diarse
Quarterback, 6-foot, 185-lbs.

Diarse, only a sophomore, proved too much for Bastrop, running over the Rams for 311 yards and two touchdowns on the ground and 145 yards and four touchdowns through the air. It was Bastrop's first loss on the season (8-1), while the win pulled Neville (4-5) just short of .500.

Terry Lucas
Quarterback, 6-foot, 180-lbs.
New Orleans-St. Augustine

St. Augustine got off to a slow start in their 38-14 win over Rummel, but Purple Knights quarterback Terry Lucas finished the game with a total of 388 yards and six touchdowns. The senior signal caller was 13-of-20 passing for 220 yards and five touchdowns, adding 168 yards and another score on the ground.

Effrem Reed
Running Back, 5-foot-9, 190-lbs.

If you've tuned into any high school football in Louisiana this fall, you are familiar with Dutchtown senior running back Effrem Reed. In a battle of unbeaten 5A teams, Dutchtown edged past East St. John in double overtime thanks to Reed, who rushed out of the Wildcat formation for 166 yards and five touchdowns.

D'haquille Williams
Wide Receiver, 6-foot-2, 185-lbs.
reserve-East St. John

It was a 48-41 losing effort, but East St. John senior wide receiver D'haquille Williams went over 1,000 yards on the year with a 108-yard, three touchdown night. Williams has offers from schools coast-to-coast, but he will enroll at Gulf Coast Community College before jumping into the FBS.

Jarvis Landry
Wide Receiver, 5-foot-11, 185-lbs.

For the second time in as many games, Jarvis Landry came up with a highlight reel catch in the game's final minute to lift Lutcher to a win. This time, it was a six-yard scoring pass with 1.8 seconds left that gave the Bulldogs a 19-16 win over Vandebilt. The LSU commitment finished the night with 84 yards on nine catches.

Shawn Hoye, Jr.
Quarterback, 5-foot-10, 180-lbs.
Harvey-West Jefferson

The state's leading passer struck again last weekend, going for 211 yards passing and four touchdowns in a 49-21 win over Bonnabel. Hoye Jr. has now thrown for 2,150 yards on the season and a member of the class of 2012.

Terrance Magee
Quarterback, 5-foot-10, 200-lbs.

LSU commitment Terrance Magee (senior) did it all in a 35-28 win over Salmen, beating his District 9-4A foe with a blend the run and pass. Magee was 13-of-19 for 250 yards and four touchdowns through the air, and he rushed for 76 yards, including a six-yard carry for the Demons' other TD.

Daniel Sams
Quarterback, 6-foot-2, 185-lbs.

Magee was red-hot, but had Sams (senior) not been injured, the battle might have waged on a little longer. Salmen, undefeated before the weekend loss, saw their star athlete go down in the fourth quarter and require an IV from paramedics while still on the field. To that point, the Kansas State pledge had 15 carries for 165 yards and two touchdowns, threw four times for 30 yards a score and had three receptions for 75 yards.

Jeremy Hill
Running Back, 6-foot-1, 215-lbs.
Baton Rouge-Redemptorist

Last Friday Jeremy Hill became the leading rusher in Redemptorist history, going for 211 yards and five touchdowns to move past the previous mark of 4,675 career yards. Hill has been one of the most prolific runners in the Southeast, a senior campaign that should see the LSU commitment make another jump in the rankings.


Anthony Alford
Quarterback, 6-1, 205 lbs.

Alford (junior) was 8-of-15 for 141 yards and two touchdowns in the 49-21 win against George County. He added 146 yards rushing with 14 carries and two more scores. Alford is 69-of-121 with 1,216 yards passing for the season with 13 touchdowns. He has 157 carries for the year for 1,196 yards and 18 touchdowns.

Darion Arrington
Safety, 6-2, 200 lbs.

Arrington (senior) had 14 carries for 114 yards and one touchdown in the 34-7 win against Forest Hill. This brings his season total to 94 carries for 859 yards and 10 touchdowns. The Miss. State commitment had six tackles last week, one interception, and one pass deflection. He has 69 solo tackles for the season.

Chelarvez Brown
Running Back, 6-1, 191 lbs.

Chief Brown (senior) had 289 yards on a dozen carries and five scores in the 56-28 victory againt South Pontotoc. The Ole Miss commitment has 138 carries for the season and 1,558 yards yards with 27 touchdowns. He added 33 tackles on defense for the year.

Chris Conard
Cornerback, 5-11, 158 lbs.
Water Valley

Conard (junior) had nine tackles, three interceptions for 99 yards and five pass break-ups in the 20-10 win against Mooreville. Conard has 66 tackles for the season (44 solo) and four interceptions for 153 yards and 11 pass deflections.

Mitchell Cunningham
Running Back, 5-7, 195 lbs.
Ecru-North Pontotoc

Cunningham (junior) was a key factor in the 51-50 overtime win against Pontotoc with three scores out of 26 carries and 245 yards.

Anthony D'Angelo
Quarterback, 6-2, 202 lbs.
Richie Brown
Tight End/Fullback/Linebacker, 6-2, 222 lbs.
Long Beach

D'Angelo (senior) was nine-of-10 for 153 yards and two touchdowns in the 59-11 win against East Central. Brown (junior) had nine tackles in the victory which brings his season total to 130 tackles with 85 solo. Brown also added five carries for 20 yards last week from his fullback position and one score.

Qyen Griffin
Quarterback, 5-11, 210 lbs.
Batesville-South Panola

Griffin (senior) had 286 yards on 17 carries and three touchdowns in the 47-13 win against Starkville. The star athlete has rushed for 1,935 yards on 188 carries for the season with 27 touchdowns.

Jamal Hall
Running Back, 5-9, 175 lbs.

Hall (senior) had 191 yards and one score in the 44-21 loss to West Jones. He added one reception for 23 yards. Hall has 212 carries for the season for 1,967 yards and 19 touchdowns.

Reid Humphreys
Quarterback, 6-3, 175 lbs.
Flowood-Northwest Rankin

Humphreys (junior) was a vital part of the 24-21 upset win against Madison Central. He registered 275 yards passing and one score and added another touchdown on the ground.

Todd Mays
Quarterback, 6-1, 200 lbs.
Olive Branch

Mays (junior) was 13-of-22 for 206 yards and three touchdowns in the 34-7 win against Columbus.

North Carolina

Michael Booker
Four Oaks-South Johnston

Booker (junior) went 23-of-43 for 228 yards and three touchdowns in the 48-25 win against North Lenior. His season totals include 171-of-305 for 2,807 yards and 23 touchdowns. He has rushed for 336 yards on 69 carries and six touchdowns.

Martel Campbell
Quarterback, 6-1, 180 lbs.
Kannapolis-A.L. Brown

Campbell (senior) was eight-of-11 for 112 yards, and had the same amount of yardage rushing on 14 carries in the 20-13 win against Northwest Cabarrus.

Josh Covington
Running Back, 5-7, 172 lbs.
Charlotte-Providence Day

Covington (senior) had four touchdowns on his 378 yards rushing breaking a county record in the 34-24 win against Charlotte Christian.

Tyrel Bryant-Dove
Running Back, 5-10, 185 lbs.
Maurice Scruggs
Running Back, 5-11, 180 lbs.
Fayetteville-Seventy First

Bryant-Dove (senior) had 226 yards rushing and two scores to hand Jack Britt their first loss of the season, 36-33. Scruggs (senior) had 176 yards rushing and two touchdowns.

Jahwan Edwards
Running Back, 5-10, 244 lbs.
Deion Walker
Running Back, 5-10.5, 183 lbs.

Edwards (senior) had one score on 16 carries with 168 yards rushing in the 56-14 win against South Mecklenburg. Walker (senior) had three touchdowns with seven carries on 90 yards rushing.

Marcus Hankins
Running Back, 5-9, 170 lbs.
Southport-South Brunswick

Hankins (senior) had four scores on his 148 yards rushing and two receptions (32, 29) for 61 yards in the 53-21 win against East Bladen.

Carson Herndon
Quarterback, 6-5, 195 lbs.
Joe Watson
Wide Receiver, 6-1, 214 lbs.

Herndon (senior) went 20-of-31 for 270 yards and three scores in the 27-24 win against Reagan. This brings his totals to 118-of-239 for 1,620 yards and has rushed for more than 120 yards. Herndon has committed to Liberty to play baseball. Watson, a senior and Duke commitment, had seven receptions for 150 yards.

Kavari Hillie
Middle/Outside Linebacker, 5-11, 240 lbs.

Hillie (junior) made a game-saving goal-line tackle handing Thomasville their first loss of the season, 10-7. Hillie has been a starter since his sophomore year.

Detrez Newsome
Running Back/Defensive Back, 5-10, 180 lbs.
Raeford-Hoke County

Newsome (sophomore) had 173 yards on 23 carries and one score to defeat Purnell Sweet 14-7.

Morgan Roberts
Quarterback, 6-4, 205 lbs.
Charlotte Country Day

Roberts (senior) had two passing touchdowns with his 327 yards in the 47-17 win against Charlotte Latin. He added two more scores on 50 yards rushing.

Travis Smalling
Running Back, 5-9, 185 lbs.

Smalling (senior) had 372 yards and seven touchdowns defeating Smoky Mountain 49-20.

David Washington
Quarterback, 6-3, 185 lbs.
Southeast Raleigh

Washington (junior) had 117 yards on the ground and passed for three touchdowns with his 240 yards in the 43-6 win against Harnett Central.

Marquise Williams
Quarterback, 6-3, 215 lbs.
Charlotte-Mallard Creek

Williams (senior) had 325 yards passing with six touchdowns going 11-of-15 in the 76-30 win against West Charlotte. He added 130 yards rushing on 12 carries and another score.

South Carolina

Justin Worley
Quarterback, 6-4, 197 lbs.
Rock Hill-Northwestern

Worley (senior) guided his squad to a 42-28 over a tough Gaffney squad on Friday night. The Tennessee commitment was for 427 yards. Worley had five touchdown passes and rushed for another in the victory.

DeEdward Burris
Quarterback, 6-0, 178 lbs.

Burris (senior) was no slouch in the loss to Worley and Northwestern as he showcased his talents once again. Injured early on and returning in the 2nd quarter Burris still managed to pass for 321 yards on the night. Burris projects as a wide receiver on the next level, but his play under center is garnering plenty of attention from colleges who like dual-threat quarterbacks. Expect to see Burris somewhere in all-star action once the season is over due to his outstanding play this season.

Quinshad Davis
Wide Receiver, 6-3, 180 lbs.

Davis (junior) is quickly asserting himself as one of the state's top prospects in the 2012 class. Enjoying a monster junior season Davis was at it again for the Indians on Friday as they came up short against Northwestern 42-28. Davis made 13 catches for 258 yards.

Hunter Townes
Quarterback, 5-11, 165 lbs.
Greenville-Christ Church Episcopal School

Townes (junior) was looking to keep his Cavaliers undefeated (10-0) on Friday night and did just that defeating Landrum 57-26. Townes had a monster performance passing for more than 400 yards and 7 touchdowns in the victory.

Cameren Jones
Running Back, 5-11, 190 lbs.
Greenville-Christ Church Episcopal School

Part of the reason why Christ Church is having such success this season is the rushing ability of Cameren Jones (senior). He helps to keep opposing defenses honest with his ability out of the backfield. Friday night he had 117 yards on 17 carries in the victory over Landrum.

DaRon Dickey
Wide Receiver, 5-10, 180 lbs.

Dickey (senior) lines up at quarterback for the Bulldogs, and he had his way on Friday night as they defeated rivals Travelers Rest 48-7. The senior standout carried 18 times for 227 yards and five touchdowns on the night.

Kevin Miller
Running Back

Miller (junior) took some of the spotlight off of fellow 2012 standout on Friday night as he rushed for 407 yards and five touchdowns in a 69-20 victory over Orangeburg Wilkinson. The most astonishing part was that Miller did that damage in just over 2 1/2 quarters of action.


Toby Baker
Quarterback/Punter 6-3, 175 lbs.
Memphis University School

Baker (junior) went 19-of-24 for 238 yards and rushed 19 times for 146 yards with a total of four touchdowns in the 45-14 win against Briarcrest Christian. Baker is 115-of-191 for the regular season for 1,492 yards and 10 touchdowns. He has 95 carries for 399 yards and 13 touchdowns for the year. He has 37 punts for 1,570 yards (42.43 average/56 long) with nine inside the 20.

Jeremiah Bryson
Running Back, 5-10, 172 lbs.

Bryson (senior) carried the ball nine times for 111 yards to help in the 13-7 overtime win against Oakland. The Pittsburgh commitment added a 26-yard touchdown pass in the victory.

Victor Caro
Running Back, 5-8, 170 lbs.
Radir Annoor
Running Back, 5-9, 175 lbs.
Brentwood Academy

Caro (senior) had 184 yards and two touchdowns in the 51-21 win against McCallie. He added two receptions for 13 yards. Annoor (junior) had 111 yards with three touchdowns and one reception for 16 yards in the victory.

Jaiari Dunaway
Running Back/Outside Linebacker, 6-3, 218 lbs.

Dunaway (senior) was indeed the gamechanger with 163 yards in the 27-6 win against LaVergne. He scored three touchdowns after intermission.

Chudi Echetebu
Running Back/Linenacker, 5-9, 181 lbs.

Echetebu (junior) had two key interceptions and gained 145 yards rushing on offense to lead the Bruins to a 31-28 victory.

Taylor Huesman
Quarterback, 6-1, 185 lbs.

Huesman (senior) helped lead the Red Raiders to a 38-28 win against Father Ryan. The signal caller had 17 rushes for 197 yards and three touchdowns. Huesman will play football on the next level for his dad who is the head coach at Chattanooga.

Jovon Robinson
Running Back, 6-0, 215 lbs.
Demarion Graham
Quarterback, 5-11, 170 lbs.

Robinson (junior) was handed the ball 23 times which earned 171 yards in the 34-20 win against Collierville. Graham (senior) went 8-of-15 for 150 yards, and he had 115 yards rushing on 15 carries and three scores.

Brent Rooker
Quarterback, 6-3, 170 lbs.
Cordova-Evangelical Christian

Rooker (sophomore) went 15-of-20 for 237 yards and three touchdowns in the 48-7 win against Harding Academy. This brings his season totals to 105-of-169 for 1,409 yards with 17 touchdowns and six interceptions.

Devrin Young
Running Back, 5-9, 265 lbs.

Young (senior) carried the ball 17 times for 183 yards and three scores to help defeat Knoxville Catholic 33-14. Young is a Tennessee commitment.

Key contributors to this report include Rebecca Johnston, Dudley Dawson, Shea Dixon, Brian Eldridge and Kerry Fair ll.

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