SEC Recruiting Honor Roll: 5-star LB flashes on offense
Which SEC commits and targets had great performances on Friday? The SECcountry.com’s honor roll segment aims to bring you just that each and every Saturday morning. Check out the list below and revisit this page frequently, as it will be constantly updated.
LB Ben Davis, Gordo, Ala. (undecided) — The 5-star linebacker didn’t disappoint against Greensboro High School (Ala.) on Friday. The nation’s No. 16 player overall recorded 15 tackles and even flashed on offense. He finished the game with four catches for 48 yards. Davis, like many other recruits, will be in attendance for Alabama’s game against Ole Miss on Saturday.
DT Derrick Brown, Lanier, Ga. (undecided) — Brown was unguardable in Lanier’s shutout of Cedar Shoals, 35-0. Play after play, the 6-foot-4, 322-pound tackle demonstrated why he is the No. 1 player in the state of Georgia. He recorded six tackles, two sacks and several hurries. Brown will take official visits to Alabama, UGA, Auburn, Tennessee and Mississippi State. Check out the highlight below of Brown disrupting the opposing offensive line with relative ease.
DE David Marshall, Upson-Lee, Ga. (undecided) — Marshall, who is considering Auburn, Alabama and Ole Miss, among others, registered 11 tackles, four assists and two blocked field goals in Upson-Lee’s 40-17 rout of Northside High School.
DB Deangelo Gibbs, Peachtree Ridge, Ga. (undecided) — Gibbs, a 5-star defensive back, returned to the field for his first action of the year over the weekend. After a nagging ankle injury sidelined him for the first three games of the season, Gibbs returned and recorded six catches for 101 yards in his team’s 44-0 victory over Meadowcreek High School.
“It felt good (to knock the rust off) and I was about 90 percent tonight,” Gibbs told the AJC’s SECcountry.com.
DT Antwuan Jackson, Cedar Grove, Ga. (undecided) — The 4-star defensive tackle from Cedar Grove High School was a regular in the backfield and flashed his ability to split double teams and get after the quarterback. Catch Jackson knifing through the opposing offensive line below for a sack.
WR Marquez Callaway, Warner Robins, Ga. (undecided) — Callaway, who is considering Tennessee, South Carolina and UGA, among others, hauled in four catches for 46 yards and one touchdown, as Warner Robins fell to Houston County, 34-14.
ATH Shyheim Carter, Kentwood (La.) — According to Rivals.com’s Jake Reuse, Carter threw a touchdown pass, ran for a TD, kicked an extra point and played defensive back in Kentwood’s matchup against Amite. Carter will visit Alabama this Saturday for the Ole Miss game.
DE Emmit Gooden, Haywood (Tenn.) — Gooden, the No. 4 player in the state of Tennessee, was fairly active on Friday. He recorded seven tackles, two sacks and a forced fumble. Gooden is considering LSU and Tennessee, among others.
LB Breon Dixon, Peachtree Ridge, Ga. (undecided) — A week after returning what appeared to be an improbable interception to the house, Breon Dixon was back in full form over the weekend. On Friday, the 2017 4-star linebacker ended the night with two sacks, six tackles and an interception as Peachtree Ridge ousted Meadowcreek, 44-0.
S Jeawon Taylor, Park Crossing, Ala. (Florida) — Taylor, who committed to Florida in August, recorded north of 15 tackles in Park Crossing’s 41-12 drumming of Carroll High School. He has yet to decide his official visits for this fall.
DE McTelvin Agim, Hope, Ark. (Arkansas) — According to Richard Davenport of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 4-star defensive end McTelvin Agim had a well-rounded game. In fact, the Arkansas commit posted three touchdowns, three sacks and two tackles-for-loss. That’s quite an evening for the state’s No. 1 player.
RB Trey Sermon, Sprayberry, Ga. (undecided) — The 4-star running back from Marietta, Ga., reeled off an impressive 89-yard touchdown in Sprayberry’s 33-7 victory over North Springs. Sermon rushed 14 times for 142 yards and two scores. As it stands, Sermon is gaining interest from several schools, but he conceded to 247Sports.com that UGA has been zeroing in on him as of late.
WR T.J. Simmons, Clay-Chalkville, Ala. (Alabama) — It was a record-setting performance for the 3-star receiver, who committed to Alabama in February. Per Dennis Victory of AL.com, Simmons caught an 80-yard touchdown pass on the first play of the game, set a school-record with a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown and had another 83-yard kickoff return called back on a penalty. Clay-Chalkville rolled Pinson, 65-10.
QB Jalen Hurts, Channelview, Texas (Alabama) — How much work can a quarterback do in a single half? Apparently, the 4-star quarterback tried to find out over the weekend. Hurts, a longtime Alabama commit, threw for 226 yards and two touchdowns while adding 166 yards on the ground and three scores — in the first half. Channelview toppled Aldine, 82-14.
4* DT Antwuan Jackson (No. 52, at DE on this snap) splits double team to record 1/2 sack pic.twitter.com/j0dlJFI8Ha
— Keith Niebuhr (@Keith247Sports) September 19, 2015
Charlie Woerner is physical. Too much for Riverside Military to handle tonight. https://t.co/MGk8YCnNh4
— Trent Smallwood (@SmallwoodTrent) September 19, 2015
QB pressure, rushed throw, interception for Lanier – thanks to Rivals100 DT Derrick Brown https://t.co/tDdGlr1i8G
— Radi Nabulsi (@RadiNabulsi) September 19, 2015
— Chris Charles (@cdc472) September 19, 2015