"We got cheap shot out of the playoffs
by Roswell, 23-20, in overtime," added Brandon Sanders
. "There was a
real big controversial call at the end. We kicked a field goal to make it 20-17
in overtime. They got the ball back and fumbled right before he broke the plane,
but they called it a TD. It was on TV and everything. Everybody is still talking
about it today."
Peach Tree Ridge won the state championship last
season in Sander's first year of organized football and saw a lot of improvement
in his personal game from year one to year two.
"Just the experience
of last season gave me so much confidence going into this year. I played a lot
of corner last year and a lot of safety this year, so now I am experienced at
two positions. I was much more physical this year. I led our secondary in tackles
this year. We have some talented guys like Cameron Demps
(Virginia Tech commit),
(LSU commit), and Phillip Davis
(Tulane signee). Me and Derrick
averaged around 5 tackles a game."
Brandon committed to Ole Miss in
September and learned that the Rebels had just dismissed their head coach on Saturday.
heard about the Orgeron news Saturday morning on ESPN. My dad found out about
it and called me as soon as he found out. We were shocked."
has since been in contact with Ole Miss.
"I spoke to Coach Freeze
earlier today and he said they will now more tomorrow and to hang in there. I
still plan on going to Ole Miss unless something drastic happens in a negative
way and then I would look at some other schools, but as of now, I still plan on
going to Ole Miss."
What would Brandon like to see happen to make
him continue to feel comfortable with his commitment?
they do not have a head coach right now. I will not know for sure until they hire
one. In the time being, as long as I keep in contact with coach Freeze, that will
make me feel comfortable in going to Ole Miss. They just need to keep in contact
so I know what is going on."
There is one encouraging news for the
"I got back my ACT last week and I made a 24 on it.
I am good to go now."