Here’s what Gator recruits did over the weekend. Unfortunately, there were not a lot of stats out there. This world needs more stat people on those high school sidelines!
Jeff Driskel — Driskel threw for 186 yards and two touchdowns on 17-of-25 passing and carried the ball 21 times for 119 yards and two scores in Oviedo Hagerty’s 28-21 win over Orland Evans.
Mike Blakely — Slowed by his ankle injury, Blakely carried the ball just six times for 5 yards in Bradenton Manatee’s 24-7 win over Venice.
Hunter Joyer — No stats recorded in Tampa Catholic’s 37-14 win over Mulberry.
A.C. Leonard — Leonard has been suspended for the rest of the season.
Ja’Juan Story — Bothered by ankle injuries, Story finished with 44 rushing yards on six carries and caught a 55-yard touchdown pass in Brooksville Nature Coast’s 35-8 win over Eustis.
Javares McRoy — No stats recorded in Lakeland’s 58-31 win over Pembroke Pines Flanagan.
Jeoffrey Pagan — No stats recorded in Asheville, N.C.’s 34-8 win over North Buncombe.
Clay Burton — No stats recorded in loss to Manatee.
Ryan Shazier — No stats recorded in Plantation’s 48-9 win over McArthur.
Louchiez Purifoy — Purifoy pretty much dominated at every position, scoring on three rushes and passing for two more touchdowns. He finished with 158 yards passing and 67 yards rushing in Pensacola Pine Forest’s 56-21 win over Milton.
Valdez Showers — Showers had 335 yards rushing on 34 carries and five touchdowns in Madison Heights, Mich., Madison’s 44-29 win over Clawson.
De’Ante Saunders — No stats were recorded for Saunders, but he did fumble a fair catch on a punt return that set up a crucial touchdown for Lake Brantley in DeLand’s 18-17 loss to Lake Brantley.
Chris Johnson — No stats recorded in Ocala Trinity Catholic’s 58-7 win over Umatilla.
Nick Waisome — No stats recorded in Groveland South Lake’s 59-0 win over Belleview.
RECRUITS OF INTEREST
Savon Huggins — Huggins rushed for 192 yards on 10 carries and had five touchdowns in Jersey City, N.J., St. Peter’s Prep’s 62-0 win over Ferris.
Junior Pomee — Had a touchdown on an end-around in Moreno Valley, Calif., Rancho Verde’s 63-7 win over Ramona.
Sammy Watkins — Watkins had four catches for 123 yards and two touchdowns in South Fort Myers’ 39-3 win over Riverdale.
George Farmer — Farmer caught four passes for 179 yards and three touchdowns. He also scored on a 65-yard punt return and had an interception in Gardena, Calif., Serra’s 52-13 win over Harvard-Westlake.
Todd Barr — No defensive statistics were recorded for Barr, but he did catch two passes for 46 yards, including a long of 31 and a touchdown.
Timmy Jernigan — He recorded a sack in Lake City Columbia’s 25-11 loss to Ed White.
Jason Gibson — Gibson had five tackles and 1.5 sacks in Serra’s 52-13 win over Harvard-Westlake.
Lamar Dawson — Dawson had nine rushes for 57 yards and two touchdowns and caught two passes for 15 yards. He returned a kick 33 yards and threw an interception. On defense, he recorded eight tackles in Danville, Kent., Boyle County’s 49-33 win over Christian County.
Curtis Grant — Grant recorded six tackles and a sack and caught a 6-yard touchdown pass in Richmond, Va., Hermitage’s 40-0 win over John Marshall.