October 5, 2011

Week Six Rewind

In week six of the high school football season, a number of 2012 Alabama commitments shined under the Friday night lights. Find out how everybody in the 2012 recruiting class performed in this edition of the Week Rewind.


1. Ryan Anderson



Week Six: Daphne (6-0) remained undefeated and ranked No. 1 in Class 6A with another shutout victory over Satsuma on Friday, winning 42-0. Anderson played the first half but still made an impact with eight tackles, two sacks

and a forced fumble. The Trojans will host Robertsdale this weekend.

For the season: 45 tackles, 12 TFL, 10.5 sacks, 3 FF.

Anderson scouting video

2. Dakota Ball

Defensive lineman

Pepperell (Lindale, Ga.)

Week Six: Not available

For the season: Not available

Ball scouting


3. Chris Black

Wide receiver

First Coast (Jacksonville)

Week Six: First Coast (4-0) found multiple ways to get the ball in Black's hands, and he took advantage, scoring four touchdowns in a 56-9 win over West Nassau. Black scored twice on jet sweeps and also returned two punts

for scores (76, 80). He made a highlight-reel catch to set up one of the rushing touchdowns. First Coasts hosts Fleming Island on Friday.

For the season: 2 receiving touchdowns, three rushing touchdowns, 2 punt returns for touchdowns.

Black scouting


4. Amari Cooper

Wide receiver

Northwestern (Miami)

Week Six: Cooper caught a 70-yard touchdown pass on the first play of the game, but Northwestern (4-1) had to rally back to defeat Southridge. Cooper finished with seven catches for 156 yards and a touchdown, his best

game of the season to date. The Bulls travel to Columbus on Friday.

For the season: 18 receptions for 434 yards and 4 touchdowns.

Cooper scouting video



Hillgrove (Powder Springs, Ga.)

Week Six: Drake carried the ball a season high 24 times for 120 yards and a touchdown as Hillgrove (5-0) knocked off Harrison, 21-14. After the game, he said it was very demaning and that he was sore, but it was well worth it. The

Hawks play at rival McEachern on Friday.

For the season: 61 rushes for 639 yards, 8 touchdowns, 7 receptions for 175 yards, 3 touchdowns, 1 kickoff return touchdown.

Drake scouting


6. Casey Gladney

Wide receiver

Columbia (Columbia, S.C.)

Week Six: Gladney recorded two catches for 70 yards and a touchdown and returned three kicks for 116 yards in Columbia's 49-20 win against Strom Thurmond. Columbia hosts Gilbert on Friday.

For the season: 35 receptions for 634 yards and 10 touchdowns.


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7. Brandon Greene

Offensive lineman

Cedar Grove (Ellenwood, Ga.)

Week Six: With the game close in the fourth quarter, Greene led the way on two rushing touchdowns to help seal a 28-13 victory over Clarkston last weekend. Cedar Grove (4-2) will hsot Arabia Mountain on Friday for its

homecoming game. Greene plans to visit Tuscaloosa over the weekend to see the Crimson Tide face Vanderbilt.

For the season: N/A

Greene scouting


8. Adam Griffith


Calhoun (Calhoun, Ga.)

Week Six: Griffith only played a half but made 5 of 5 PATs and a 36-yard field goal in Calhoun's 66-0 win over Sonoraville on Friday. Calhoun (5-0) plays at North Murray on Friday.

For the season: 6-for-9 FGs; 22-for-22 PATs.


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9. Caleb Gulledge

Offensive lineman


Week Six: Gulledge helped Prattville to 501 yards of total offense, including 275 yards rushing in Prattville's 63-24 win over Sidney Lanier. Prattville (4-2) plays at Carver-Montgomery on Thursday.

For the season: N/A.

10. Tyler Hayes



Week Six: Hayes rushed one time for a 57-yard touchdown and caught one pass for 46 yards. He also made nine tackles, including one TFL and a sack, and forced a fumble in Thomasville's 38-15 win over Escambia County. Thomasville

(6-0) hosts UMS-Wright on Friday.

For the season: 286 yards and five touchdowns on 28 carries, four receptions for 131 yards and a touchdown and 57 tackles, 9 TFL, 3 sacks and a 2 FFs.

Hayes scouting


11. Darren Lake

Defensive tackle

Sumter Central (Livingston)

Week Six: Lake had his best game of the season with 10 tackles, including two for loss on Friday, but Sumter Central (4-2) came up short, losing 26-20 to Bibb County. The Jaguars will face Holt on Friday.

For the season: Coming.

12. Dillon Lee


Buford (Buford, Ga.)

Week Six: Not available.

For the season: Not available.

Lee scouting


13. Alec Morris


Allen (Allen, Texas)

Week Six: Morris completed 6 of 16 passes for 110 yards in Allen's 45-13 win over Lewisville. Allen (5-0) play at Plano East on Thursday to be broadcast on ESPN2 at 7 p.m..

For the season: 89 of 144, 1,352 yards, 17 touchdowns, 2 rushing touchdowns.

Morris scouting video

14. Darius Philon

Defensive End

Vigor (Mobile)

Week Six: Philon made eight tackles, including three tackles for loss, and a safety in Vigor's 10-8 setback to St. Paul's on Friday.

For the season: 27 tackles, 6 TFL, 2 sacks, 3 QB hurries, 1 FF, 1 recovered fumble.

Philon scouting video

15. Reggie Ragland


Bob Jones (Madison)

Week Six: For the second week in a row, the opposing offense tried to take Ragland out of the game by either running away from him or double-teaming him. He finished with four tackles in a 37-14 win over Huntsville. Bob Jones (6-

0) will travel to Buckhorn on Friday. Ragland plans to be back in Tuscaloosa for the Vanderbilt game.

For the season: 42 tackles, 13 TFL and 1 receiving touchdown.


scouting video

16. Geno Smith

Defensive Back

St. Pius X (Atlanta)

Week Six: Smith had arguably his best game of the season on Friday and TideSports.com was on hand to bring you full coverage. The Rivals100 corner back made his first interception of the year and also finished with 96 yards and a

pair of rushing scores in a 45-6 win against Riverwood. Click here for video from the game.

For the season: 28 carries for 360 yards, 5 touchdowns, 1 receiving touchdown and 38 tackles, 1 INT, 1 FR.

Smith scouting video

17. Justin Taylor

Running Back

North Atlanta (Atlanta)

Season: Taylor's season is done after the running back tore his ACL. Despite the injury Alabama plans to stick by its scholarship to Taylor.

For the season: 88 yards on 29 carries (season is over due to injury)

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18. Justin Thomas



Week Five: Thomas threw for 171 yards and three touchdowns on 11 of 14 passing and rushed for seven yards on two carries in Prattville's 63-24 win against Sidney Lanier. Prattville (4-2) plays at Carver-Montgomery on Thursday.

For the season: 46 of 71 for 713 yards, 9 touchdowns, 3 interceptions and 362 yards rushing and a touchdown.


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19. Eddie Williams


Arnold (Panama City, Fla.)

***Week Four: Williams threw for one score, intercepted a pass for another and added a two-point conversion run in Arnolds' 42-0 homecoming win against Lakeside. He finished with 51 yards rushing.

For the season: Coming


scouting video

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