10/04/2007 UPDATE: Georgia Verbal Commitments

Dean Legge takes a quick look at Georgia's commitments.


CB Brandon Boykin
HOMETOWN: Fayetteville, GA

HIGH SCHOOL: Fayette County

CLASSIFICATION: AAAA

VITALS: 5-11/170/4.45

RATING: (No. 16 CB nationally)

THE LOWDOWN: Boykin had seven carries for 109 yards. On defense he picked off a ball, which led to an eight-play 85-yard drive resulting in Boyking pitching the ball to Matt Daniels for a touchdown. Fayette County is off this week.


FAYETTE COUNTY 2007 SCHEDULE
Date TimeOpponentOutcome
Sat, Sept. 1 7:30 pm at Mt Zion, Jonesboro 21-12
Fri, Sept. 07 7:30 pm at Jonesboro 21-0
Fri, Sept. 14 7:30 pm Whitewater 14-10
Fri, Sept. 21 7:30 pm at Woodward Academy 21-7
Fri, Sept. 28 7:30 pm Northgate 42-21
Fri, Oct. 05 OFF
Fri, Oct. 12 7:30 pm at Creekside
Fri, Oct. 19 7:30 pm Westlake
Fri, Oct. 26 7:30 pm at Banneker
Fri, Nov. 2 7:30 pm McIntosh
Fri, Nov. 9 7:30 pm at Starr's Mill



WLB Marcus Dowtin
HOMETOWN: Fork Union, VA

HIGH SCHOOL: Fork Union

CLASSIFICATION: A

VITALS: 6-2/195/4.50

RATING:

THE LOWDOWN: Dowtin's Fork Union fell 26-20 in overtime, but he had a solid 165-yard, two-touchdown effort .


FORK UNION 2007 SCHEDULE
Date TimeOpponentOutcome
Fri, Aug. 31 4:00 pm at Norfolk Academy 40-0
Sat, Sept. 08 2:30 pm St. Anne's Belfield 28-21
Fri, Sept. 14 3:30 pm Hargrave 36-6
Sat, Sept. 22 Noon Loyola-Blakefield 34-14
Sat, Sept. 29 2:00 pm at Woodberry Forest School 20-26 (OT)
Fri, Oct. 05 4:00 pm at Christopher's School
Fri, Oct. 12 7:30 pm at Liberty Christian Academy
Fri, Oct. 19 3:30 pm Collegiate School
Sat, Oct. 28 1:30 pm Benedictine
Fri, Nov. 2 2:30 pm at Christchurch School
Fri, Nov. 9 TBA VISAA Semi-Final Game



WR A.J. Green
HOMETOWN: Summerville, SC

HIGH SCHOOL: Summerville

CLASSIFICATION: AAAA

VITALS: 6-4/190/4.60

RATING: (No. 2 WR nationally)

THE LOWDOWN: Green got going for sure this week. Trailing by ten, he forced a fumble on the eight-yard line at the close of the first half. Then, in the third, Green scored three touchdowns. He ended the night with ten catches for 178 yards and four touchdowns – not bad.


SUMMERVILLE 2007 SCHEDULE
Date TimeOpponentOutcome
Fri, Aug. 25 Noon vs. Washington (FL) 3-36
Fri, Aug. 31 7:30 pm at James Island 30-0
Fri, Sept. 07 7:30 pm Wando 33-14
Fri, Sept. 14 7:30 pm Orangeburg-Wilkinson 49-6
Fri, Sept. 21 7:30 pm at Stratford 24-0
Fri, Sept. 28 7:30 pm at Goose Creek 45-26
Fri, Oct. 05 7:30 pm at West Ashley
Fri, Oct. 12 7:30 pm Beaufort
Fri, Oct. 19 7:30 pm at Battery Creek
Fri, Oct. 26 7:30 pm Fort Dorchester
Fri, Nov. 2 7:30 pm Colleton County



DL Toby Jackson
HOMETOWN: Griffin, GA

HIGH SCHOOL: Griffin

CLASSIFICATION: AAAA

VITALS: 6-4/240/NA

RATING: (No. 15 DE nationally)

THE LOWDOWN: After a 14-7 win over North Clayton the Bears are undefeated 4-AAAA A. Jackson's impact was a 15-yard reception on third down to keep a drive moving and led to a score five plays later.


GRIFFIN 2007 SCHEDULE
Date TimeOpponentOutcome
Thurs, Aug. 30 7:30 pm Lithia Springs 23-0
Fri, Sept. 07 7:30 pm at Bradwell Institute 24-14
Fri, Sept. 14 7:30 pm Upson-Lee 12-3
Sat, Sept. 22 7:30 pm at Forest Park 42-17
Fri, Sept. 28 7:30 pm at North Clayton 14-7
Fri, Oct. 05 8:00 pm Mt Zion, Jonesboro
Fri, Oct. 12 7:30 pm at Lovejoy
Fri, Oct. 19 7:30 pm Riverdale
Fri, Oct. 26 7:30 pm Jonesboro
Fri, Nov. 2 OFF
Fri, Nov. 9 7:30 pm Region Playoff



C Ben Jones
HOMETOWN: Centreville, AL

HIGH SCHOOL: Bibb County

CLASSIFICATION: AAAAA

VITALS: 6-3/300/NA

RATING: (No. 6 C nationally)

THE LOWDOWN: Still undefeated, Bibb County is now 5-0 thanks to one of Jones' teammates scoring all seven on Bibb's touchdowns..


BIBB COUNTY 2007 SCHEDULE
Date TimeOpponentOutcome
Fri, Aug. 31 7:30 pm at Greensboro 49-8
Fri, Sept. 07 7:30 pm Shelby County 55-32
Fri, Sept. 14 7:30 pm at Wilcox Central 28-6
Fri, Sept. 21 7:30 pm Brookwood 42-6
Fri, Sept. 28 7:30 pm Jemison 48-35
Fri, Oct. 05 8:00 pm at Demopolis
Fri, Oct. 12 7:30 pm at Dallas County
Fri, Oct. 19 7:30 pm Chilton County
Fri, Oct. 26 7:30 pm at McAdory
Fri, Nov. 2 7:30 pm Central, Tuscaloosa
Fri, Nov. 9 OFF



WR Tavarres King
HOMETOWN: Mount Airy, GA

HIGH SCHOOL: Habersham Central

CLASSIFICATION: AAAA

VITALS: 6-1/165/4.53

RATING: (No. 14 WR nationally)

THE LOWDOWN: King got the ball on the first three plays of the game and the Raiders didn't look back. King ended the game with 11 catches for 150 yards and a touchdown – breaking his schools' record for most receptions in a game.


HABERSHAM CENTRAL 2007 SCHEDULE
Date TimeOpponentOutcome
Fri, Aug. 31 7:30 pm at Alcovy 34-14
Fri, Sept. 07 7:30 pm at Stephens County 28-31
Fri, Sept. 14 OFF
Fri, Sept. 21 7:30 pm Rockdale County 41-8
Fri, Sept. 28 7:30 pm Winder-Barrow 28-0
Fri, Oct. 05 8:00 pm Madison County
Fri, Oct. 12 7:30 pm at Dacula
Fri, Oct. 19 7:30 pm Clarke Central
Fri, Oct. 26 7:30 pm at Loganville
Fri, Nov. 2 7:30 pm at Jackson County
Fri, Nov. 9 7:30 pm Region Playoffs



OG Jonathan Owens
HOMETOWN: Susan Moore, AL

HIGH SCHOOL: Susan Moore

CLASSIFICATION: AAA

VITALS: 6-5/285/NA

RATING: (No. 43 OG nationally)

THE LOWDOWN: Owens' team beat their archrivals – coming back to score late in the game for the win.


SUSAN MOORE 2007 SCHEDULE
Date TimeOpponentOutcome
Thurs, Aug. 30 7:30 pm at Pennington 12-13
Fri, Sept. 07 7:30 pm Pisgah 48-6
Fri, Sept. 14 7:30 pm at West End 6-0
Fri, Sept. 21 7:30 pm Plainview 12-6
Fri, Sept. 28 7:30 pm Oneonta 29-26
Fri, Oct. 05 8:00 pm at Crossville
Fri, Oct. 12 7:30 pm Geraldine
Fri, Oct. 19 7:30 pm at Sardis
Fri, Oct. 26 7:30 pm at Sylvania
Fri, Nov. 2 7:30 pm Locust Fork
Fri, Nov. 9 OFF



CB Makiri Pugh
HOMETOWN: Charlotte, NC

HIGH SCHOOL: Independence

CLASSIFICATION: 4AA

VITALS: 6-0/175/4.47

RATING:

THE LOWDOWN: Pugh was up to his old tricks with and interception and a hit that made the local television highlight reels.


INDEPENDENCE 2007 SCHEDULE
Date TimeOpponentOutcome
Fri, Aug. 24 7:00 pm at Olympic 36-0
Sat, Sept. 1 7:45 pm at Elder (Univ. of Cincy.) 34-41 (OT)
Fri, Sept. 07 7:00 pm West Charlotte 49-32
Fri, Sept. 14 7:00 pm Vance 28-0 (Susp.)
Fri, Sept. 21 7:00 pm at Myers Park 36-14
Fri, Sept. 28 7:00 pm South Mecklenburg 49-14
Fri, Oct. 05 7:00 pm at Ardrey Kell
Fri, Oct. 12 7:30 pm Providence
Fri, Oct. 19 7:00 pm at Weddington
Fri, Oct. 26 7:00 pm at East Mecklenburg
Fri, Nov. 2 7:30 pm Butler



S Bacarri Rambo
HOMETOWN: Donalsonville, GA

HIGH SCHOOL: Seminole County

CLASSIFICATION: A

VITALS: 6-1/190/NA

RATING: (No. 28 S nationally)

THE LOWDOWN Miller County upended the Indians – the first loss of the season for Rambo's squad. Rambo scored a touchdown on the night.


SEMINOLE COUNTY 2007 SCHEDULE
Date TimeOpponentOutcome
Fri, Aug. 31 7:30 pm at Berrien 33-0
Fri, Sept. 07 OFF
Fri, Sept. 14 7:30 pm Westover 35-27
Fri, Sept. 21 7:30 pm Atkinson County 33-9
Fri, Sept. 28 8:00 pm Miller County 13-16
Fri, Oct. 05 7:30 pm at Terrell County
Fri, Oct. 12 7:30 pm Pelham
Fri, Oct. 19 7:30 pm at Clinch County
Fri, Oct. 26 8:00 pm Lanier County
Fri, Nov. 2 7:30 pm at Bacon County
Fri, Nov. 9 7:30 pm at Calhoun County



SLB Christian Robinson
HOMETOWN: Norcross, GA

HIGH SCHOOL: GAC

CLASSIFICATION: AA

VITALS: 6-3/190/4.60

RATING: (No. 34 SLB nationally)

THE LOWDOWN: Robinson racked up several tackles, but Buford was far too much for GAC – pulling away big in the third quarter.


GAC 2007 SCHEDULE
Date TimeOpponentOutcome
Fri, Aug. 31 7:30 pm at Mary Persons 14-7
Fri, Sept. 07 7:30 pm Greene County 20-7
Fri, Sept. 14 7:30 pm at Walker 45-7
Fri, Sept. 21 7:30 pm Cross Keys 41-8
Fri, Sept. 28 7:30 pm at Buford 7-42
Fri, Oct. 05 8:00 pm Lovett
Fri, Oct. 12 5:15 pm at Avondale
Fri, Oct. 19 7:30 pm Wesleyan
Fri, Oct. 26 OFF
Fri, Nov. 2 7:30 pm at Decatur
Fri, Nov. 9 7:30 pm Holy Innocents



TE Bryce Ros
HOMETOWN: Kennesaw, GA

HIGH SCHOOL: Kennesaw Mountain

CLASSIFICATION: AAAAA

VITALS: 6-3.5/219/NA

RATING: (No. 31 TE nationally)

THE LOWDOWN: Ros and the Mustangs are in trouble. They fell 42-0 and are out on the outside of 5AAAAA with an 0-2 region record .


KENNESAW MOUNTAIN 2007 SCHEDULE
Date TimeOpponentOutcome
Fri, Aug. 31 7:30 pm Pope 35-13
Fri, Sept. 07 7:30 pm at Walton 14-15
Fri, Sept. 14 OFF
Fri, Sept. 21 7:30 pm Etowah 20-22
Fri, Sept. 28 7:30 pm at North Cobb 0-42
Fri, Oct. 05 7:30 pm Woodstock
Fri, Oct. 12 7:30 pm at McEachern
Fri, Oct. 19 7:30 pm Harrison
Fri, Oct. 26 7:30 pm Campbell
Fri, Nov. 2 7:30 pm at Murray County
Fri, Nov. 9 7:30 pm at South Cobb



RB Richard Samuel
HOMETOWN: Cartersville, GA

HIGH SCHOOL: Cass

CLASSIFICATION: AAA

VITALS: 6-0/190/4.52

RATING: (No. 8 RB nationally)

THE LOWDOWN: Samuel continued to touch foes. This time a 23-carry, 151-yard, one touchdown performance over archrival Cartersville. "We worked all offseason just so we could do this," Samuel told the Daily Tribune. It was the most lopsided win for Cass since 1956.


CASS 2007 SCHEDULE
Date TimeOpponentOutcome
Fri, Aug. 31 7:30 pm at Southeast Whitfield 21-0 (suspended)
Fri, Sept. 07 7:30 pm Adairsville 42-0
Fri, Sept. 14 7:30 pm at Gordon Central 42-0
Fri, Sept. 21 OFF
Fri, Sept. 28 7:30 pm at Cartersville 34-7
Fri, Oct. 05 8:00 pm at Carrollton
Fri, Oct. 12 7:30 pm Villa Rica
Fri, Oct. 19 7:30 pm Central, Carroll
Fri, Oct. 26 7:30 pm at Cedartown
Fri, Nov. 2 7:30 pm Sandy Creek l
Fri, Nov. 9 7:30 pm Haralson County



DT DeAngelo Tyson
HOMETOWN: Statesboro, GA

HIGH SCHOOL: Statesboro

CLASSIFICATION: AAAA

VITALS: 6-2.5/275/NA

RATING: (No. 1 DT nationally)

THE LOWDOWN: Statesboro's defense scored a touchdown to get past Lakeside (AUG).


STATESBORO 2007 SCHEDULE
Date TimeOpponentOutcome
Fri, Aug. 31 7:30 pm at Screven County 34-13
Fri, Sept. 07 OFF
Fri, Sept. 14 7:30 pm Glynn Academy 19-16
Fri, Sept. 21 7:30 pm Southeast Bulloch 48-7
Fri, Sept. 28 7:30 pm at Lakeside, Evans 21-0
Fri, Oct. 05 8:00 pm Greenbrier
Fri, Oct. 12 7:30 pm at Evans
Fri, Oct. 19 7:30 pm Richmond Academy
Fri, Oct. 26 7:30 pm at Effingham County
Fri, Nov. 2 7:30 pm at Brunswick
Fri, Nov. 9 7:30 pm Ware County



PK Blair Walsh
DE Jeremy Longo
HOMETOWN: Fort Lauderdale, FL

HIGH SCHOOL: Cardinal Gibbons

CLASSIFICATION: AAA

VITALS: 5-10/175/NA

VITALS: 6-4/225/4.65

RATING: (No. 1 PK & No. 34 DE nationally)

THE LOWDOWN: Longo and Walsh were off this week.


CARDINAL GIBBONS 2007 SCHEDULE
Date TimeOpponentOutcome
Fri, Aug. 31 7:30 pm Saint Thomas Aquinas 13-23
Fri, Sept. 07 7:30 pm at Northeast, St Pete 24-0
Fri, Sept. 14 7:30 pm at Pembroke Pines Charter 38-0
Thurs, Sept. 20 7:30 pm at Coconut Creek 14-15
Fri, Sept. 28 OFF
Fri, Oct. 05 8:00 pm at Glades Central
Fri, Oct. 12 7:30 pm at Taravella
Fri, Oct. 19 7:30 pm at Flanagan
Fri, Oct. 26 4:00 pm Suncoast
Fri, Nov. 2 4:00 pm Archbishop McCarthy
Fri, Nov. 9 4:00 pm Ely



DE Cornelius Washington
HOMETOWN: Waynesboro, GA

HIGH SCHOOL: Burke County

CLASSIFICATION: AAA

VITALS: 6-4/224/4.51

RATING: (No. 14 DE nationally)

THE LOWDOWN: Washington and Burke County won a defensive duel.


BURKE COUNTY 2007 SCHEDULE
Date TimeOpponentOutcome
Fri, Aug. 31 7:30 pm at Jefferson County 17-27
Fri, Sept. 07 7:30 pm Screven County 6-28
Fri, Sept. 14 7:30 pm at Butler 36-0
Fri, Sept. 21 OFF
Fri, Sept. 28 7:30 pm Glenn Hills 11-6
Fri, Oct. 05 8:00 pm at Harlem
Fri, Oct. 12 7:30 pm Liberty County
Fri, Oct. 19 7:30 pm Hephzibah
Fri, Oct. 26 7:30 pm at South Effingham
Fri, Nov. 2 7:30 pm at Richmond Hill
Fri, Nov. 9 7:30 pm Benedictine



S Nick Williams
HOMETOWN: Bainbridge, GA

HIGH SCHOOL: Bainbridge

CLASSIFICATION: AAAA

VITALS: 6-2/195/NA

RATING:

THE LOWDOWN: "I thought senior Nick Williams had a good game as outside linebacker," Bearcats head football coach Ricky Woods told the Post-Searchlight after the contest.


BAINBRIDGE 2007 SCHEDULE
Date TimeOpponentOutcome
Fri, Aug. 31 7:30 pm Early County 13-20
Fri, Sept. 07 7:30 pm Richards (FL) 35-20
Fri, Sept. 14 7:30 pm at Cario 20-19
Fri, Sept. 21 Colquitt County 23-22
Fri, Sept. 28 7:30 pm Enterprise (AL)
Fri, Oct. 05 8:00 pm BYE
Fri, Oct. 12 7:30 pm Forest Park
Fri, Oct. 19 7:30 pm Lee County
Fri, Oct. 26 7:30 pm at Americus-Sumter
Fri, Nov. 2 7:30 pm at Dothan (AL)
Fri, Nov. 9 7:30 pm Thomas County Central



RB Carlton Thomas
HOMETOWN: Frostproof, FL

HIGH SCHOOL: Frostproof

CLASSIFICATION: AAAAAA

VITALS: 5-7/175/4.50

RATING:

THE LOWDOWN: Thomas committed to the Dawgs over the weekend during his offical visit this past weekend.


FROSTPROOF 2007 SCHEDULE
Date TimeOpponentOutcome
Fri, Aug. 31 7:30 pm Victory Christian Academy 14-0
Fri, Sept. 07 7:30 pm Lake Region 13-14
Fri, Sept. 14 7:30 pm Mulberry 26-0
Fri, Sept. 21 7:30 pm at Sebring 0-0
Fri, Sept. 28 7:30 pm Avon Park 0-0
Fri, Oct. 05 at Cardinal Mooney
Fri, Oct. 12 7:30 pm BYE
Fri, Oct. 19 7:30 pm Clearwater Central Catholic
Fri, Oct. 26 7:30 pm at Haines City (
Fri, Nov. 2 7:30 pm Berkeley Prep
Fri, Nov. 9 7:30 pm Fort Meade



ATH Xavier Avery
HOMETOWN: Ellenwood, GA

HIGH SCHOOL: Cedar Grove

CLASSIFICATION: AAAA

VITALS: 6-0/190/4.55

RATING:

THE LOWDOWN: Avery had been thinking about committing to Georgia for a long time and did so this weekend after an unoffical visit. He would like to redshirt and play baseball his first year in Athens. Avery is one of the top baseball players in the country and very well may get drafted high in the 2008 MLB Draft.


CEDAR GROVE 2007 SCHEDULE
Date TimeOpponentOutcome
Sat, Sept. 1 7:30 pm SWD 6-17
Sat, Sept. 08 7:30 pm Mays 0-7
Fri, Sept. 14 7:30 pm Miller Grove 19-6
Fri, Sept. 21 7:30 pm Marist 25-35
Fri, Sept. 28 7:30 pm Lakeside 36-7
Fri, Oct. 05 BYE
Fri, Oct. 12 7:30 pm St Pius X
Fri, Oct. 19 7:30 pm at North Springs
Sat, Oct. 27 7:30 pm Columbia
Fri, Nov. 2 7:30 pm Stone Mountain
Sat, Nov. 10 7:30 pm Tucker



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