The high school football season officially starts Friday night, so in an effort to bring you the best recruiting coverage anywhere, USFNation.com has been hitting the road to catch high school games to update how the Bulls local prospects are doing each week. Today we feature three games that featured the top prospects in
Boca Ciega 23,
Boca Ciega has several prospects but the one most Bulls fans are familiar with is quarterback Orhian Johnson. However, senior Ja-Vonta Trotter is player to keep an eye on. He scored on the first play of the year, returning the opening kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown to spark the Pirates victory over visiting
The Boca Ciega defense did the rest and got a strong game from Latavien Washigton had three sacks, and was voted defensive player of the week. Also Junior Julius Forte had a solid game. He has a good frame with long arms and put pressure on the QB all night and finished with several sacks, and
Senior kicker Randeall Klafter may be one to watch after hitting a 48 yard field goal. He finished 3 for 3 also making kicks of 37 an 36 yards.
Only Johnson has an offer from the Bulls along with about 7 others, and has garnered plenty of interest. He said he likes all the schools that offered him but USF and
Running back Jeff Brinson was the star and ran for a school-record 385 yards and six touchdowns on 26 carries, a 66-yard touchdown on the game's first play and added touchdown runs of 23, 30, 13, 31 and 2 pt conversion before exiting in the fourth quarter. He had 287 yards and four TDs by halftime, with Northeast up 25-0. He had seven runs of longer than 20 yards, including a 71-yard dash in the second quarter that set up his fourth touchdown. Brinson, a 5-foot-11, 207-pound bruiser has more than 20 Division I scholarship offers. The Bulls seemed to cool on Brinson over the summer, but after nights like this they may take another look. However with all the young RB's on roster, Brinson may opt for somewhere else.
With Northeast's outstanding running game going USF commit LB/QB Armando Sanchez only attempted one pass on the night, but handed the ball off very well. On defense he had 7 total tackles, 4 solo, 3 assisted, 1 pass defended, a pressure, and one BIG hit.
DT/OL Javonte Boyd had a very big night registering 10 total tackles, 4 solo, 6 assisted, 1 Tackle for-a- loss, and 4 quarterback pressures.
Bryan Harvey is Largo's workhorse back, in the opener he rushed for 246 yards on 18 carries and a 70 yard run for a score, to give Largo a 7-0 lead and set the tone in Largo's 20-0 season-opening victory over East Lake. The Bulls don't seem to going after
Quarterback/safety Leonard Johnson scored on the ground and in the air, while rushing for 57 yards and throwing for 87 yards, and a 6-yard TD to Reggie McCray to make it 13-0 in route to the shut out.
The Bulls are on Johnson, but his list of offers is getting impressive with 12 offers from
Dawrence Roberts rushed 15 times for 195 yards in Countryside's 49, to 7 win over
Stay tuned as each week we hit the road to catch different high school match ups.
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