Commitment Progress Report
Peyton Barber runs wild in season opener
Peyton Barber runs wild in season opener
Mississippi Scout
Posted Sep 4, 2012


All 18 Ole Miss commits have kicked off their senior campaign. To see how their seasons are going, read below.


Ole Miss Commitment Stats



Devante Kincade

**QB Devante Kincade and number two nationally ranked Skyline (TX) kicked off their season against Woodlands (TX) Friday. Devante did not disappoint as he led their team to a 42-28 win. Devante had 298 passing yards and 4 passing TD's while also rushing for 98 yards and scoring two rushing TD's. Skyline was behind 28-21 going into the 4th quarter and Kincade lead them back to a victory. In the 4th quarter he tied the game with a TD pass of 24 yards and then scored the go-ahead TD on a 59 yd run. Devante iced the game with a 9 yard run.

The nation's #12 ranked quarterback was a terror on the field last season as he passed for 3,270 yards and 37 touchdowns while also chipping in another 857 rushing yards and 17 TD's on his way to All-State honors.

**RB Mark Dodson and Whitehaven (Tenn) ventured off to Missouri to face East. St. Louis this past Friday. Dodson led his team to victory, once again, as they won 26-6. Mark rushed the ball 26 times for 164 yards and 2 TD's.

Whitehaven is now 3-0 on the season and Scout.com's #43 rated tailback has rushed for 469 yards and 3 TD's through three games. Last season Mark rushed for over 2, 100 yards and 28 TD's. He was named 1st Team All-State for his own the field accomplishments. Dodson is expected to enroll at Ole Miss in December.



**RB Peyton Barber and Milton (GA) kicked off their season Friday against their cross-town rival and the nation's #8 ranked team in Alpharetta (GA). Scout.com's #60 rated tailback rushed for 225 yards and 2 TD's in their 35-28 win. The bruising 230-pound back had over 900 rushing yards his sophomore campaign before breaking his foot in game three his junior season. He missed the remainder of the '11 campaign.


**Canton (MS) and Daronte Bouldin lost to the state's new number one ranked team, Meridian, last Friday. The Dandy Dozen lineman did his share as he had 9 pancakes and 7 crackback blocks against the Wildcats. For the season scout.com's #62 ranked offensive tackle has an eye popping 29 pancakes and 27 crackback blocks through three games.

Canton (2-1) looks to rebound when they face Crystal Springs Friday.



**Gadsden City (AL) and Finesse Middleton opened their season against Florence (AL) Friday. Gadsden City won by the score of 30-28 in a thriller. The 6' 1", 250-pound hybrid defensive end had 7 tackles, 3 for losses, 1 sack, and blocked a critical punt late in the 4th quarter to set them up for the winning score.

Middleton had 45 tackles and 10 sacks as a junior manning the defensive tackle position. His season was cut short by a foot injury in the middle of the season but he did return for the playoffs. Middleton is expected to enroll at Ole Miss in December.



**Champagnat Catholic (Hialeah, FL) and S Charles Williams defeated Pines Charter 40-0 Friday in their season opener. Scout.com's #52 rated safety is also their starting quarterback and he rushed for 115 yards and 2 TD's in the game. He also collected 5 solo tackles on defense.

Last season the 6' 2", 180-pound two-way player had 48 tackles and 4 interceptions but did most of his damage on the offensive side of the ball as he had over 2,100 yards of offense and 21 TD's.


Evan Engram
Evan Engram

**TE Evan Engram and Hillgrove (GA) lost a tough contest to Lassiter 37-29 Friday. Evan did his part as he had 4 catches for 128 yards and 1 TD in the contest. He now has 7 receptions for 168 yards and 1 TD through two games.

 

Scout.com's #22 nationally rated tight end had 20 receptions for 500 yards and 6 TD's as a junior.





**Derrick Jones led Eupora (now 3-0) to a 22-13 win over Winona Friday. In the contest Derrick had 5 catches for 51 yards and also had a 85-yard punt return for a TD. Through three games of action Jones has 21 catches for 346 yards and 6 TD's. He also has chipped in a 95 yard kickoff and a 85 yard punt return for TD's.

 


**Hinds CC and CB Zach Witchett opened their season with a 42-21 win over Mississippi Delta Saturday. The 3-Star CB recorded 2 pass breakups and 3 tackles in the contest. The former Georgia signee led the Bulldogs in pass defense last season with 5 interceptions and 9 pass breakups. The 6' 1 1/2, 197-pound corner possesses 4.37 speed and is one of the more gifted athletes Ole Miss has committed.



**Zach's teammate, WR Quadarius Mireles, was also a factor in Hinds CC's 42-21 win over MS Delta CC Saturday. He caught a 46-yard TD to put Hinds up 10-6 The '10 Ole Miss signee had a breakout freshman season for the Bulldogs last season as he had 45 catches for 693 yards, 10 rushes for 110 yards, and 5 TD's.

Hinds has a quick turnaround, as the Eagles will welcome Coahoma CC to Raymond Thursday night for the second game of the season.

The 5' 11", 180-pound receiver is expected to enroll at Ole Miss in December.



**Grenada (MS) came off of an open weekend and walloped the visiting Kosciusko Whippets football team by a count of 35-0 in Friday's non-league bout. They lost a heartbreaking match-up against Oxford (28-22) in the opening game of the season. Their star two-way player, Trey Bledsoe, broke his collarbone in two-a-days and but is expected to return against Charleston Friday.

Last season the 6' 2", 190-pound receiver caught 27 passes for 440 yards and 7 TD's. While manning the safety position he posted 40 tackles and 5 interceptions.



Bobby Hill

**Colquitt County (GA) and CB/RB Bobby Hill rebounded with a 35-33 thriller over Thomas County Central Friday. The Ole Miss commit was the star of the game as he had 13 catches for 150 yards and 2 TD's. No catch was bigger than the game winner late in the 4th quarter. Bobby extended between two defenders and made a one handed acrobatic catch to put his team up for good.

Last season the 6' 0", 165-pound athlete had 13 catches for 278 yards and 6 TD's. On the defensive side of the ball, where he is projected to play at Ole Miss, he intercepted five passes.




**DT Herbert Moore and Memphis East (1-2) rebounded with an impressive 38-6 win over Memphis Central. The 6' 2", 320-pound defensive tackle had 5 solo tackles, 2 assisted tackles, and recovered a fumble in the contest. Moore has been a great start to his senior season. He has 20 tackles, four tackles for losses, two sacks, one batted down ball, two fumble recoveries, and one defensive touchdown on the season through three games.

Scout.com's #66 rated defensive tackle had 46 tackles and 8 sacks as a junior.


**Arguably the nation's most sought after junior college defensive tackle, Marquel Combs, kicked off his sophomore campaign in fine fashion for LA Pierce CC Saturday as they defeated Victor Valley (CA) by the score of 42-26.

The Memphis native blocked a field goal and had three tackles for losses in the contest. His freshman campaign Marquel had 34 solo tackles, 10 tackles for losses, 2.5 sacks, 1.0 pass deflection, and 2.0 blocked punts.

The 6' 3", 325-pound lineman was named 1st Team All-Conference for his play.



Ryan Buchanan
4-Star QB Ryan Buchanan and Jackson Prep are off to a 3-0 start in large part from the play of their Dandy Dozen signal caller. They dismantled Class 3A's number five ranked team, Forest, by the score of 52-16. The 6' 4", 210-quarterback was 7-10 for 111 yards and 3 TD's in the contest.

Through three games of action the Dandy Dozen selection is 19-30 for 435 yards and 9 TD's.

Prep faces Copiah Academy Friday.




**Carver (LA) and RB Eugene Brazley had their contest canceled against O. Perry Walker Friday due to Hurricane Issac. They have only played one game this season and that was a disappointing 14-12 loss to Franklinton. Carver was without their starting quarterback in the contest and Brazley only touched the ball three times for 28 yards.

Last season Eugene was one of the top playmakers in the Big Easy as he had over 1, 800 yards of offense and 24 TD's.



**Byhalia (MS) (1-2) and Davion Johnson loss a tough game against Olive Branch Center Hill by the score of 13-7. Scout.com's #32 rated offensive tackle had 7 pancakes in the game. The Dandy Dozen offensive tackle has totaled 19 pancake blocks through three games.

Last season the 6' 5", 325-pound left tackle was named 1st Team All-State.



**WR Dannon Cavil and Madison (TX) opened their season Saturday with a 41-21 loss to Steele (TX). The 6' 4", 205-pound receiver had one reception for 8 yards and chipped in 50 return yards in kickoffs. Scout.com's #123 ranked receiver had 27 catches for 565 yards and 8 TD's his sophomore campaign for Lake Travis (TX).

He transferred to Madison after his sophomore campaign but tore his hamstring and missed the entire regular season as a junior. He did return in the playoffs and recorded 68 yards receiving and returned two kickoffs for 110 yards.

Dannon transferred moved from Memphis (TN) to Texas after his freshman campaign. He is expected to enroll at Ole Miss in December.


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