Pack Pride takes a look at how several of the Wolfpack's prospects fared in action from this past week.
In a 39-22 win over Bertie, Hertford County's LaMarcus Bond rushed for 119
yards on 10 carries and picked up two touchdowns. He also had two receptions for
22 yards and six tackles from his cornerback position. Teams have wised up to Bond on
special teams, however. No one has kicked to him a single time on punts or
kickoffs over the last three games.
Cary's Josh Adams rushed just 15 times but amassed 240 yards and two touchdowns in
a win over Apex.
Hillside's Greg Little, a junior, and one of North Carolina's top 2007 prospects, rushed for
120 yards and two scores and had two catches for 67 yards in a loss to Southern Durham.
Southern Durham quarterback Kevin Atkins had a solid game, completing 9-of-18 passes for 136
yards, including a 58-yard touchdown pass. Atkins also rushed six times for 31
Quarterback Rodney Cox from Harnett Central may be North Carolina's high school
version of Vince Young from Texas. On Friday night, the 6-foot-6 junior rushed for 152 yards and passed for 238 yards in a win over Triton.
Lee County tight end Dennis Godfrey had two catches for 111 yards in a win over
Lexington Catholic's quarterback Justin Burke threw for 109 yards and four touchdowns in a win over Grant County.
NC State commit Nathan Franklin from Hoggard High School made all four of his extra
point attempts in a win over New Hanover. He also had touchbacks on all five of
his kickoffs and averaged 40 yards per punt.
Orlando Edgewater High School wide receiver Greg Mathews had five catches for 75 yards in a win over Boone High School with NC State wide receiver coach Dwayne Dixon looking
Athlete Johnny Patrick of Deland High School rushed for 163 yards and four touchdowns
on just 13 carries in a win over New Smyrna Beach.
Athlete Travis McBride from McKeesport, Pa has emerged as a major Pack target.
This past week he rushed for 122 yards with carries of 70 and 45 yards. He also
returned a fumble recovery 65 yards for a score and had an interception.