Scout On the Town Weekend Preview
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Kelvin Taylor
Kelvin Taylor
National Recruiting Analyst
Posted Sep 28, 2012


The Scout.com recruiting team will be at top games throughout the country all weekend...

Follow the Scouts of Scout.com on Twitter as they bring you live coverage of the weekend's high school football across the nation, with several members of the Class of 2013 Scout 300 in action as well as a number of top 2014 and 2015 prospects and a host of games involving FoxSports/Scout.com Top 50 teams.

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EAST

Brian Dohn- Northeast Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Erial (N.J.) Timber Creek Regional High at Williamstown (N.J.) High at 7 p.m.
The game is packed with Division I talent, led by Timber Creek. The Chargers have North Carolina-bound four-star defensive end Dajaun Drennon, Rutgers-bound outside linebacker Myles Nash, West Virginia running back commit Zaire Williams and Kent State-bound cornerback Eric Church. And that doesn't include four-star defensive tackle Greg Webb, who is committed to North Carolina but is rehabbing from a torn ACL and could play in November. Timber Creek also has 2014 receiver Adonis Jennings, who holds a Rutgers offer. Williamstown has Temple commit Buddy Brown at outside linebacker and class of 2014 cornerback/running back Marques Little, who should grab some offers once his junior tape gets out.
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Michael Clark- Atlantic Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Virginia Beach, (Va.) Salem vs. Virginia Beach, (Va.) Ocean Lakes at 7 p.m.
At the beginning of the season, everyone in the Tidewater area circled this game. Salem is 4-0 and Ocean Lakes is 5-0. Both teams are loaded with talent and the winner of this game will be in the driver’s seat for the Beach District championship. Salem is led by two Virginia Tech commits, senior quarterback Bucky Hodges and senior linebacker Andrew Motuapuaka, as well as senior wide receiver Kwamane Bowens (has double-digit scholarship offers and is the top senior wide receiver in Virginia). Senior quarterback and Virginia commit Corwin Cutler is Ocean Lakes’ leader. Cutler’s top targets are senior wide receiver Andre Dessenberg (offers from Delaware, Hampton, and Norfolk State) and wide receiver Jaason Lewis (offers from Old Dominion, Virginia Tech, and Virginia), who is arguably the top sophomore in Virginia. On the defensive side of the ball, the Dolphins are especially strong up front with senior defensive tackle Demetri McGill (final five schools are Cincinnati, East Carolina, James Madison, Maryland, and Old Dominion) and junior defensive tackle Derrick Nnadi (already has close to double-digit offers and is one of the top juniors in Virginia). Ocean Lakes also has middle linebacker Jahvoni Simmons (Old Dominion offer), who is a big-time talent and one of the top sophomores in Virginia.
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Tony Greco- Panther Digest
William Allen (Allentown, Pa.) vs. Stroudsburg (Pa.) Friday at 7 p.m.

This matchups features two-star Rutgers commit Sebastian Joseph (Stroudsburg). Joseph is a 6-foot-4, 275-pound defensive tackle that greatly impressed during summer camps at Rutgers, Penn State and Temple. Shortly after camping at Rutgers, Joseph made his verbal commitment. Joseph plays on both sides of the ball for Stroudsburg and is one of the better “weight room” prospects in the country. He has above size and strength and is expected to grow into a true nose tackle. William Allen does not have any prospects currently on the Division I radar.
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Sam Hellman- Northeast Recruiting
William Allen (Allentown, Pa.) vs. Stroudsburg (Pa.) Friday at 7 p.m.

This matchups features two-star Rutgers commit Sebastian Joseph (Stroudsburg). Joseph is a 6-foot-4, 275-pound defensive tackle that greatly impressed during summer camps at Rutgers, Penn State and Temple. Shortly after camping at Rutgers, Joseph made his verbal commitment. Joseph plays on both sides of the ball for Stroudsburg and is one of the better “weight room” prospects in the country. He has above size and strength and is expected to grow into a true nose tackle. William Allen does not have any prospects currently on the Division I radar.
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SOUTHEAST

Chad Simmons- National Recruiting Analyst

Thursday: Shelby County (Ala.) at Calera (Ala.) at 7 p.m.
These two teams are going in different directions so far this year with Shelby County 0-3 and Calera 3-1, but this game will feature one of the top juniors in the southeast.  Ronnie Clark plays both sides of the ball for Calera and I am really looking forward to watching him play.  He has already been offered by Alabama and Auburn and he could be a FoxSportsNEXT 100 prospect in 2014.  He is a great athlete with good size and I want to see him live to see which position he projects best at.

Friday: Florence (Ala.) at Oxford (Ala.) at 7 p.m.
Both teams have Division 1 prospects and not only will some of these guys be going head-to-head Friday night, but they will be rivals on the next level.  Rashawn Smith is a linebacker for Florence and he is committed to Ole Miss while Oxford defensive ends Ulric Jones and Trent Simpson are both committed to Mississippi State.  That group is talented, but the top prospect on the field in this game is 2014 running back Rasean Smith.  The 5-foot-11, 200 pound junior is one of the best in the southeast at any position.  He has visited Alabama and Auburn this season, both have offered.

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Jamie Newberg - National Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Belle Glade (Fla.) Glades Day at Yulee (Fla.) at 7:30 p.m.
It doesn’t get much better than this if you love a great running game. This game features the state’s top two running back recruits in four-star Kelvin Taylor (Glades Day) and five-star Derrick Henry (Yulee). Taylor, the son of former Gator great and NFL standout Fred Taylor will follow his father’s footsteps in Gainesville and play for the University of Florida. At 5-foot-10 and 205-pounds, Taylor has had a storied high school career. He started playing on the varsity in the 8th grade and hasn’t stopped since. Meanwhile, Friday looms as a very important day for the 6-foot-3 and 243-pound Henry, as he will make his commitment at the school’s 3 p.m. pep rally. Henry previously committed to the Georgia Bulldogs before backing off that pledge a few months ago. Georgia’s still in it but it appears he could be headed to Alabama or maybe Tennessee. Henry had a monster game last Friday, where he broke the state’s single game rushing record, finishing with 502-yards versus  Jacksonville Andrew Jackson. In that game he surpassed Emmitt Smith’s career state rushing record.  In only four games this year Henry already has 1,391 yards and 17 touchdowns. Henry has rushed for 100 yards in a state record 38 straight games. There is a sidebar to all this – there’s a very good chance that Taylor and or Henry could both surpass the national career rushing mark by the end of the season. Currently the record is 11,232 yards by Kenneth Hall (Sugar Land, Texas). Henry currently has 9,256 yards and Taylor has 10,582 yards total (8,998 from 9th grade season to present).
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Mike Bakas - Florida Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Daytona Beach (Fla.) Mainland at Sanford (Fla.) Seminole at 7 p.m.
Mainland is led by four-star outside linebacker prospect and University of Florida commitment Quinton Powell. At 6-foot-1 and 200 pounds, Powell is a tremendous athlete who is off to a fast start this season. He's one of the state's most athletic linebacker prospects and will be a focal point of Seminole's offensive game plan for sure. Senior running back Cameron Hadley (5-9, 175) was an offseason transfer from nearby Calvary Christian. He's dangerous in the open field and will likely end up being a slot receiver at a Division 1 school this time next year. Seminole is led by senior wide receiver EA Watkins. At 5-foot-11 and 180 pounds, Watkins put his name on the recruiting map with a strong junior season, which was cut short due to a knee injury. He's back this season and has emerged as one of the premier wide receiver prospects in central Florida. Cincinnati, Purdue, Georgia, and Louisville are just a few of the scholarship offers he's choosing from.
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Geoff Vogt - Florida Recruiting Analyst
Thursday: Miami (Fla.) Northwestern vs. Miami (Fla.) Southridge
A pair of Miami Safety verbal commitments will square off with Artie Burns and Jamal Carter.  Both teams have very storied histories with first year head coaches that are looking to leave their mark this year.  Northwestern coach Stephen Fields will look to get the ball into the hands of FSU commitment JoJo Robinson(2014) and senior year rising RB Darius Tice(6-0, 205).  Southridge coach Lamont Green, a former no. 1 prospect in the country is looking to find some offense from junior RB Jamal Adjamah and WR Lamar Robbins.

Friday: Estero (Fla.) vs. Palmetto Ridge (Fla.)
Both programs have struggled at time early in the season, but have two of the more intriguing junior prospects in the state.  Estero Tight End Nick Nataro(6-4, 210) is a tough match-up and has come a long way in the past year.  Palmetto Ridge running back Ron Johnson(6'0, 210) has all the tools to be special, but needs some running room from this teammates.  Johnson has sub 4.5 speed and is a stand-out on the track.
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John Garcia Jr. - Southeast Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Central Gwinnett (Ga.) at South Gwinnett (Ga.)
Two of the top linebackers in the Peach State will be showcased in this one. Four-star Georgia commit Reggie Carter is the No. 15 middle linebacker in the country for the senior class, and he'll lead South Gwinnett against four-star outside 'backer Trey Johnson and Central Gwinnett. Johnson is a soft verbal to Auburn because he's taking additional official visits - including one to Ohio State in November. Central also features junior quarterback Ryne Inman, searching for his first offer as well as standout 2015 prospect Jonathan Hawkins. The 5-foot-11, 205-pound running back prospect already holds offers from Auburn, Arkansas and Penn State. 
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Steve Robertson - Southeast Recruiting Analyst
Thursday: Oak Grove at Petal at 7 p.m.
Southern Miss commitment Jamarcus Revies will look to lead the Panters in their quest to get a leg up in the district race. Petal is also home to top junior standouts WR Jesse Jackson and RB Tyus Raine who are already receiving serious interest from college programs. The Warriors will counter with junior star Picasso Nelson who is one of the state's most dangerous slot receivers.

Friday: Purvis at Columbia at 7 p.m.
Purvis has one of Mississippi's most productive senior running backs in Thamaz Taylor. Taylor's efforts are aided by rising star wide out Markell Pack who is expected to be one of the most coveted players in the state for the 2014 signing class.
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Yancy Porter - Mississippi Scout
Friday: South Panola (Miss.) at Olive Branch (Miss.) at 7:00 p.m.
Olive Branch is riding the state’s longest winning streak which stands at 20 games. RB Jap Payne, QB Sam Craft, and S Jamil Collins are the Conquistadors top senior prospects. Craft is committed to Memphis. Payne holds offers from Arkansas State and Memphis. Collins is the little brother of Jalen Collins. Jalen is the starting safety for the LSU Tigers. Watch out for junior outside linebacker, Alfred Dickens, as he led their defense in tackles as a junior. South Panola is led by 5-Star Antonio Conner. The Tigers have gotten off to a slow start but Conner has continued to be a terror on the defensive side of the ball. Ole Miss, MSU, and Bama continue to be the three main players for Conner’s services. On the offensive line they are led by MSU commit Deon Mix. The 6’ 4”, 300-pound guard has returned back on the field from mono.
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Amy Campbell - Florida Recruiting Reporter
Friday: Lawrenceville (Ga.) at Dacula (Ga.) at 7:30 p.m.
After dropping the last two games, now 2-2 Archer travels to Dacula Friday, a team looking for its first win of the season. Anchoring the Archer defense is senior Antonio Riles, a 6-foot-4, 265-pound defensive end committed to Florida. Senior cornerback Trey Cheek is committed to UCLA. Cornerback Deondre Singleton and running back Ernest Alexander also have some recruiting interest. For Dacula, senior running back Marcus Cox has a handful of offers including Ohio, Middle Tennessee, Miami (Ohio), and South Alabama.
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Kristen Ledlow - Southeast Field Reporter
Friday: Woodstock (Ga.) at Lassiter (Ga.) at 7 p.m.
Lassiter High School is the home of 2013 pro-style quarterback Eddie Printz, the former UCLA commit. Printz remains a headline as his recruitment has reopened and he has yet to speak publicly on his schools of interest. Lassiter also boasts talent in senior receiver Juwan Dickey, who holds offers from South Florida, Southern Miss and UCLA. Senior cornerback and receiver Ryan Jenkins will also suit up for Lassiter, and is currently committed to Clemson. Jenkins has not discussed a desire to continue hearing offers, but has them from Mississippi State, Missouri, Oklahoma State and Vandy among a handful of others.
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MIDWEST

Allen Trieu - National Recruiting Analyst
Saturday: Crete-Monee (Ill.) at Chicago Heights Bloom (Ill.) at 12 p.m.
Crete has one of the top receivers in the country in Laquon Treadwell. This will be our first time seeing him this year, so we're excited to see if he can continue his rankings climb he started in the summer. Junior linebacker Nyles Morgan has several BCS offers and has had a dominant campaign so far. Sophomore safety Omari Stringer may be the one of the school's next big prospects. They also have a number of other prospects in senior receiver Lance Lenoir, center Austin Rosenfeldt, junior running back DeShaun Smith and defensive end Chris Slayton.

Saturday: Lincoln Way-West (Ill.) at Harvey Thornton (Ill.) at 1:30 p.m
Notre Dame commit Colin McGovern for West and Thornton defensive back Jalen Banks, who has offers from Oregon, Wisconsin, Vanderbilt and others, are the two senior prospects on display. Thornton also has a number of juniors we will be watching closely.
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Bill Greene - Ohio Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary at Canal Fulton Northwest at 7 p.m.
St. Vincent-St. Mary is led by junior linebacker Dante Booker, one of Ohio's top 2014 prospects. Booker has offers from the likes of Ohio State, Michigan and Penn State. Senior wide receivers Franshon Bickley and Jordan Hargrove both hold offers, and are top receiving threats.

Saturday: Cuyahoga Falls at Shaker Heights at 1 p.m.
Shaker Heights features four-star defensive tackle Donovan Munger who holds over 20 offers, including Ohio State, Notre Dame and Tennessee. Junior wide receiver Odell Spencer and junior linebacker Joseph Henderson also possess Division-I offers, with Henderson's being Illinois and Michigan.

Saturday: Cleveland Glenville at Cleveland St. Ignatius at 7 p.m.
The marquee matchup in Ohio, defending state champion Ignatius is led by senior quarterback Mike LaManna and senior tailback Tim McVey (Buffalo commit). The junior class is loaded, featuring offensive tackle Jimmy Byrne (Ohio State and Notre Dame offers), wide receiver Michael Siragusa and linebackers Kyle Berger and Dameon Willis. Glenville senior linebacker Christopher Worley holds double-digit offers, including Ohio State, Arkansas and Georgia Tech. The junior class is strong, led by offensive tackle Marcelys Jones and wide receiver Marshon Lattimore. Both players hold Division-I offers.
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Dave Berk - Ohio Recruiting Analyst
Thursday: Cincinnati (Ohio) Summit Country Day at Cincinnati (Ohio) Hills Christian
The FOX Sports Ohio televised game of the week has some under the radar talent on the field for both teams.  Summit Country Day defensive lineman Michael Barwick (6-foot-2, 250-pounds) showed well in several camps this past summer and this will be our first chance to watch the junior in action.  CHCA brings a 5-0 record into the game as we get our second chance to see senior wide receivers Nick Weaver (6-1, 195) and Adam Chappelle (6-2, 170) use their skills to move the chains.  Both receivers show solid hands and the ability to pick up yards after the catch and could see a late surge in their recruiting.  Sophomore lineman Jacob Halter will have a second chance to impress us after we saw him in preseason and the season opener.  At 6-foot-4, 240-pounds, Halter has a great frame for future growth and showed early he’s a prospect we need to watch in the 2015 recruiting class.

Friday: Middletown (Ohio) Lakota East at Hamilton (Ohio)
Lakota East enters this conference battle with a 4-1 record and looking to keep pace within the conference.  Our main focus in this game will be on 2014 offensive lineman Jarrett LaRubbio (6-foot-5, 260-pounds) who picked up his first offer from Pittsburgh a little over a week ago.  Hamilton has talent despite a 2-3 record as senior linebacker Marcus Oliver and Cincinnati offensive line pledge Ben Flick have some young talent around them.  Freshman cornerback A’shon Riggins impressed us the first time we saw him as did junior wide receiver Preston McIntosh.
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Beth Long - Midwest Recruiting Reporter
Friday: Monona Grove (Wis.) at Milton (Wis.) at 7 p.m. 
Two committed Big Ten prospects go head to head Friday Night at Milton High.  Wisconsin 2014 offensive lineman commit Jayden Gault will take on 2013 four-star Milton High defensive end and Nebraska commit A.J. Natter. They highlight the match-up between Monona Grove and Milton and will be the first out of many times the two will meet in the rest of their careers. 

Saturday: Lincoln Way West (Ill.) at Thornton Township (Ill.) at 2:30 p.m.
Thornton Township High has plenty of talented players taking the field this season, headlined by defensive back Jalen Banks -- who recently returned from an official visit to Wisconsin, and is slated to take several more to the likes of Vanderbilt and Oregon. There are also several younger prospects that FOXSports NEXT will keep an eye on during Saturday's game, including 6-foot-3 quarterback Jowahn Brown and Banks younger brother, 2014 wide receiver Jauan Wesley.
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Simone Scott - Midwest Recruiting Reporter
Friday: Bishop Watterson (Ohio) at Bishop Hartley (Ohio) at 7:30 p.m.
These two teams are playing each other for the first time in 20 years. Bishop Hartley is stacked with senior Notre Dame commit Jacob Matuska, senior Toledo commit Jawuan Woodley and star junior Alonzo Saxton, whose offers include Illinois, Wisconsin, Northwestern, Cincinnati, Purdue and Toledo. Bishop Watterson is looking to bounce back from back-to-back losses. They’ll look to senior middle linebacker George Cleary and junior running back Evan Woosley to lead the way.
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MIDLANDS

Greg Powers - National Recruiting Analyst
Thursday: Prosper (Texas) at Frisco (Texas) Heritage at 7:00 p.m.
A trip to Frisco is in store for Prosper, who is taking a step up to 4A competition this year in District play. Star wide receiver and The Opening MVP Torii Hunter Jr. is fresh off of an official visit and commitment to Notre Dame over the bye week and the newest member of the Fighting Irish has been putting up monster numbers this season. Prosper has also been using a two headed monster at quarterback with Davis Webb and Chase Dawkins both getting plenty of reps and putting up monster numbers. Dawkins is the team’s leading rusher and Webb is committed to play at Texas Tech. Money Hunter has also been a factor on the defensive side of the ball, scoring on a 43-yard touchdown in the team’s last contest.

Friday: Mansfield (Texas) vs. Mansfield (Texas) Timberview at 7:30 p.m.
Both team’s are full of talent up and down their roster. Mansfield is led by senior running back/safety George Baltimore, who has already committed to play at TCU. But don’t forget about Kenneth Burks at tailback who is already closing in on a 1,000 yard season. Up front, it is the blocking of Oklahoma State commit Zach Crabtree clearing lanes. On the other side of the ball, Timberview has one of the most talented defensive backfields in the country, boasting three D1 talents in Trevor Walker, Edward Paris and Brandon Simmons. Walker is a senior and both Paris and Simmons are juniors with hefty offers lists. Running back Josh Smith has accounted for nearly 500 yards on offense already this season. This cross-town battle should be a real fight.
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Ahmard Vital - Midlands Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Conroe (Texas) The Woodlands at Conroe (Texas) at 7 p.m.
This battle of North Houston programs should be better than it looks on paper. It features a couple of Colorado offensive linemen commits with Sam Kronshage and Jonathan Huckins, both of which play for The Woodlands. Also, Jayme Taylor is a Northwestern commit and is a versatile player for The Woodlands. And we look forward to checking out the newcomer at running back in Patrick Carr, who is slated to be the next major back coming out of the Houston area. For Conroe, quarterback Steadman Bell is the player to watch. FOX Sports NEXT got to see him in action over the summer and the kid has game. We’ll see him live to check out how he performs under the lights.

Saturday: Spring (Texas) at Klein (Texas) at 6 p.m.
We have heard a lot of great things about the solid backfield of Spring, which features Darius Campbell-Lee and Doroland Dorceus. Campbell-Lee has 460 yards and three touchdowns on the year while Dorceus is averaging 9.75 yards and has scored six touchdowns. Both have a chance to be good prospects, but we need to take a closer look. For Klein, big boy running back David Hamm will look lead his team to a win. 
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Erin Hartigan - Midlands Field Reporter
Thursday: Norfolk (Neb.) at Lincoln (Neb.) Southeast at 7 p.m.
The main attraction in this show is D.J. Foster, a 6-foot-3, 293-pound junior lineman that stars on both sides of the trenches for Southeast. Holding an offer from Nebraska, and with interest from Alabama and Wisconsin, Foster sits a potential four-star prospect - maybe even more so now after getting the best of Nebraska four-star commits Josh Banderas and Christian Lacouture last week in Southeast's 21-14 come from behind win over Lincoln Southwest. “I was happy to get a good hit on (Banderas), it will be something we can talk about later,” laughed Foster to BigRedReport's Josh Harvey.

Friday: Millard (Neb.) North v. Papillion-La Vista (Neb.) at 7 p.m.
Madness will be Buell Stadium Friday night when Nebraska's top-ranked Millard North squares off with No. 4 'Papio', both undefeated and in the same district. Headlining North is Clay Fisher, a 6-foot-2, 205-pound junior safety (who boasts two older brothers in the Big Ten- Sean, a senior linebacker at Nebraska and Cole, a redshirt freshman linebacker at Iowa.) Fisher and cornerback Avram Tynes (5-11, 170) rank as two of the state's top tacklers. North also features 2013 tight end/linebacker Nick DeLuca with an Ohio offer and heavy interest from Iowa, Iowa State and Kansas State. Senior athlete Isaac Aakre and Papillion-La Vista senior receiver Bryce Sheard sit potential walk-ons at Nebraska.
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WEST

Brandon Huffman - National Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Tacoma (Wash.) Bellarmine Prep at Tacoma (Wash.) Stadium at 7:00 p.m.
Bellarmine's offense is headed by three-star quarterback Sefo Liufao.  The 6-4 Liufau, a commit to Colorado, is one of the toughest quarterbacks you'll find in the West, and can get it done with his legs just as much as with his arm.  Bellarmine also has safety/linebacker/receiver Calvin Chandler, who has a handful of offers.  Junior center Kevin Kors anchors the Lions offensive line.  Stadium doesn't have any D-I prospects, but its stadium was named one of the Top 10 high school football stadiums in the country.
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Greg Biggins - National Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Redlands (Calif.) East Valley at Mission Viejo (Calif.) at 7:00 p.m.
A pair of USC commitments headline this game. REV is led by future Trojan defensive end Kylie Fitts. Fitts could be the top defensive lineman in the state and has size, speed and a great motor that never turns off. Another player to watch for the Wildcats is two-way player Blake Braun. Braun is a big, physical safety who stands out at tight end as well.  For Mission Viejo, everything stars with two-way standout Max Redfield. Redfield is headed to USC to play safety but he's one of the top receivers in the region and a top 50 player nationally as well. UCLA offensive line commit Erik Bunte recently made his Diablo debut after his somewhat controversial transfer from Pac 5 rival Santa Margarita. He’s one of he top tackles in the state. Junior quarterback Ian Fieber is having a strong season and is a definite BCS prospect. He has good size, a live arm and can make all the throws. Another junior to watch for the Diablos is running back Alex Suchesk. The athlete is a physical runner and one of the fastest players in the state having clocked a 10.72-100m last year. 
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Scott Kennedy- Director of Scouting
FOX Sports West features four games per week streamed live on the internet with broadcasters and color analysts, and multi-angle cameras. This week Prepzone Live will feature host Kevin Barnett and Director of Scouting Scott Kennedy, highlighting the action from each of the four games as well as other news and notes across the Southland. Here is a look at this week's action on FOX Sports West's Prepzone.

Friday: West Hills (Calif.) Chaminade at Sherman Oaks (Calif.) Notre Dame at 7 p.m.
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In a battle of two of the top running backs in the Southern Section, Chaminade's Terrell Newby looks to carry his team past Khalfani Muhammad's Notre Dame team that has been on a role since an opening week loss to Serra. Muhammad is a sprinter playing football and the Knights do a good job of trying to get him into space. Newby is a more complete back with quick feet and power in a compact frame. Muhammad is joined by several D1 prospects including offensive linemen Leroy Tanoai (6'4/280/Utah) and Kyle Sulka (6'4/255). Knight quarterback Kelly Hilinski (6'6/220) recently picked up an offer from Colorado. Speaking of Colorado, Newby is joined by Buffalo commitment Elijah Dunston.

Friday: Ventura (Calif.) St. Bonaventure at Westlake (Calif.) at 7 p.m.
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Last year this would have been the game of the week, if not the month. But Westlake has fallen on hard times. A year removed from representing the South in the State Open Championship Bowl game, Westlake has been on the wrong end of consecutive blowouts by La Serna and Crespi. Running back/Defensive back Dashon Hunt is still the marquee name for the Warriors, but he hasn't been getting a lot of help lately. St. Bonaventure is coming off of a disappointing, but valiant loss to Santa Margarita in which the Seraphs had the chance to pull ahead with a two point conversion late in the fourth, but running back Zachary Green was stopped just shy of the endzone. Green put on an impressive display last week, and the Arizona commitment is simply relentless with the ball in his hand. Sophomore quarterback Ricky Town has superstar written all over him as he calmly stands in the pocket and delivers strikes. 

Friday: Culver City (Calif.) at La Puente (Calif.) Bishop Amat at 7 p.m.
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Receiver Julius Winston (6'1/180) leads Culver City's attack. He has a host of offers including Cal, Nebraska, Washington, and Washington State. While Duke commitment Darren Andrews (5'10/160) has been coming up big on both sides of the ball for Bishop Amat, including on Prepzone against Servite to open the season. Athlete Dionza Blue (6'0/175) has become the primary running back for Amat, and he has taken like a duck to water. Big 6'4/185 Joseph Cook hasn't gotten any scholarship offers yet that we know of, but he simply continues to make plays.

Friday: San Diego (Calif.) Steele Canyon at Canyon Country (Calif.) Canyons at 7 p.m.
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Canyon's Drew Wolitarksy (6'3/200) is one of the best wide receivers in California that most people don't know about. Wolitarsky has set official visits to San Jose State and Army, and he has already visited Minnesota. Wolitarsky has helped Canyon score over 50 points per game.
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Jason Jewell, Southwest Recruiting Analyst
Thursday: Phoenix (Ariz.) North Canyon at Scottsdale (Ariz.) Desert Mountain at 7 p.m.
Desert Mountain is led by two of the state's top juniors in quarterback Kyle Allen and wide receiver Mark Andrews. The two have already hooked up for 11 touchdowns. Both are being heavily recruited and both hold multiple BCS offers. Allen hold seven offers, while Andrews has 11. Allen has a quick release and is a pro-style passer while at 6 foot 6, Andrews is a difficult matchup for any defender. North Canyon has a solid pair of juniors of their own, Bryant O'Georgia does a little bit of everything for the Rattlers, including playing wide receiver, defensive back and punting. Defensive end Christian Shaver has the frame of a division-one player.

Friday: Chandler (Ariz.) High at Chandler (Ariz.) Hamilton at 7 p.m.
Annually this game is one of the most anticipated match-ups in the state. Crowds of nearly 10,000 people have been known to show up to watch two times littered with division-one talent. This year is no different. Chandler is led by quarterback Darell Garretson who has committed to San Jose State. His back-up is just a sophomore, but Bryce Perkins already has offers from Arizona State and UCLA. The Wolves use him in a variety of ways. Garretson's favorite target is TE Patrick Baldenegro but junior wide receivers Mitch McCulley and Dionte Sykes look like the real-deal. Big guard Tyler Shank (Idaho and Air Force offers) is the leader on the offensive line. On defense, Chandler's top recruit is junior safety J.R. Hunt. Hunt already has offers from Arizona State, Arizona and Montana. Defensive lineman Dominic Nappe has been unblockable at times this season. Hamilton has never lost to Chandler and after a 0-2 start to 2012, the Huskies have won three straight. They are led on offensive by one of the state's top offensive lines. USC commit junior Casey Tucker, Army commit Patrick Joseph and guard Devon Finai look like a college offensive line. Four-star corner Cole Luke has been playing both ways and is a big-time playmaker. RB Frankie Felix (North Dakota offer) and QB Allen Thigpen are having solid years. Luke doubles as a lockdown corner but is not the Huskies' only player on defense. Junior DE Qualen Cunningham has multiple BCS offers and linebackers Luke Parrish and junior Santana Sterling will play at the four-year level.
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Jake Worthen, Northwest Recruiting Analyst
Thursday: Renton (Wash.) Hazen vs. Burien (Wash.) Kennedy at 7:00 p.m.
Burien (Wash.) Kennedy athlete Cole Madison was one of the biggest risers over the spring and summer camp circuit. He committed to Washington State as a tight end, but most assume he will find his way to the offensive line once he gets to Pullman. Madison is an athletic player that overwhelms opponents with his quickness and strength. Excited to see him live for the first time this year, I think he has the potential to be special at the collegiate level. Burien (Wash.) Kennedy lineman Desmound Thompson is one of the most intriguing prospects in the state. The younger cousin former Husky Everette Thompson and current Wyoming quarterback Jason Thompson just moved to the states from Samoa a couple years ago. While he is still getting used to the game, coaches are drooling over his 6’6” 260lbs frame. Renton (Wash.) Hazen defensive end Cody Moorhead is top ranked player at his position. Moorhead holds offers from Army, Eastern Washington and Wyoming.

Friday: Seattle (Wash.) Prep vs. Sammamish (Wash.) Eastside Catholic at 7:00 p.m.
Sammamish (Wash.) Eastside Catholic cornerback Markell Sanders committed to Washington State before the season. At 6’1” 175lbs, he has a great frame for the position, but he struggled at times in coverage over the summer. Very intrigued to see how he looks on the field. Seattle (Wash.) Prep safety and running back Tere Calloway has been dealing with a knee injury for most of the season. The talented athlete has offers from all over the country and is taking his time in narrowing his list. Most schools like him as a safety, with just a couple recruiting him as a running back.
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Kevin Carden, West Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Murrieta (Calif.) Vista Murrieta at Palisades (Calif.) at 7 p.m.
Vista Murrieta athlete Su’a Cravens, the top player in the state, will showcase his skills on both sides of the ball for the Broncos. Cravens has been playing safety this season, the position he will like play on the next level for USC. Cravens is the true definition of a football. He could be a star at a number of different positions including: safety, linebacker, running back or wide receiver. Along with Cravens, Vista Murrieta also has a talented quarterback in Nick Stevens. 
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Inna Lazarev, West Field Reporter
Friday: Chandler (Ariz.) High at Chandler (Ariz.) Hamilton at 7 p.m.
Hamilton/Chandler is one of the best high school rivalries in Arizona. Separated by just over four miles, both Arizona Avenue schools feature an array of talent. Hamilton four-star cornerback Cole Luke, who has been playing on both sides of the ball, is an exciting athlete to watch. Luke, who is down to a top three of Notre Dame, Oklahoma and Texas, is set to make his college decision next month. On the offensive line, pay attention to offensive guards Patrick Joseph (Army commit) and Devin Finai, as well as 2014 USC offensive tackle commit, Casey Tucker. Junior defensive end, Qualen Cunningham, has already collected offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Boise State, Nebraska, Texas A&M, and Washington. Additional players to keep an eye on for Hamilton are wide receiver Frankie Felix (North Dakota offer), linebacker Luke Parrish, quarterback Allen Thigpen, running back Kevin Walters, and defensive tackle Arik Burns, along with juniors, wide receiver Israel Simpson, safeties Josiah Pola and Juwan Jones (San Diego State offer), and linebacker Santana Sterling. The Huskies are stacked, but so are the Wolves... From senior quarterback Darrell Garretson, a San Jose State commit, to quarterback Bryce Perkins, who already holds scholarship offers from Arizona State and UCLA, as a sophomore, Chandler is loaded. Seniors to watch are tight-end Patrick Baldenegro (Air Force, Montana, North Dakota offers), offensive guard Tyler Shank (Air Force and Idaho offers), running back Myles Smith, wide receiver Eric Wilcox, and defensive end Dominic Nappe. Wide receiver Dionte Skyes and defensive tackle Jordan Hoyt are juniors to pay attention to, as well as junior safety J.R. Hunt, who has already caught the eye of several college programs. Hunt currently holds offers from Arizona, Arizona State, and Montana.
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Annabel Stephan, West Field Reporter
Friday: Culver City (Calif.) at La Puente (Calif.) Bishop Amat at 7 p.m.
Bishop Amat's offense features receiver Darren Andrews (5-10, 160), a prospect who emerged over the summer and ended his recruitment by committing to Duke in June, recently saying he was "one hundred percent" to the Blue Devils. Dionza Blue (6-0, 175) plays on both sides of the ball for the Lancers (running back and cornerback) and picked up an offer from San Diego State in August. Blue is also hearing from Wyoming, San Jose State, Colorado State, Duke, and Colorado.  Culver City also has talent at receiver with the 6-foot-1, 180-pound Julius Wilson, whose offers include California, Washington, Washington State, Illinois, Nebraska, and San Diego State. Players to watch on defense include defensive tackle Deon Young (6-1, 260) and middle linebacker Keishawn Haley (6-0, 215), two prospects who FOX Sports NEXT names as defensive emerging players in the West.
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