JC Alumni Report 8-31-02

This was the first full weekend of college football action, which means it time for our weekly JC Alumni Report. Take a look at how JC alums performed for their four-year colleges.

WR Doug Gabriel (Miss. Gulf Coast) caught 11 passes for 153 yards for Central Florida in their close loss to Penn State.

Ex-Compton QB (Chad Munson) went nuts for his Western Michigan Broncos completing 14 of 19 for 197 and four TDs in his first action.

RB Brandy Russell (LA Harbor) had two carries for four yards vs. Tennessee. JCFootball.com helped him land the scholarship only a couple of weeks ago.

RB Jonathan Smith (Pasadena) scored twice and had 50 yards on 10 carries for Washington State in their win over Nevada.

WR Jerome Riley (Compton) tallied 115 yards on 5 catches and a TD for Washington State.

WR/KR Sammy Moore (Bakersfield) had one punt return for 42 yards and a KR for 9 yards in his debut for Washington State.

Last year's NJCAA Offensive Player of the Year from Mesa CC in Arizona, RB Rashad Armstrong, carried 13 times for 26 yards and TD versus Cal.

WR Jonathan Makonnen (CCSF) hauled in 3 for 42 on behalf of the Cal Bears.

WR Romby Bryant (NEO), playing his first year at Tulsa, contributed a couple of catches versus Oklahoma.

Troy State quarterback Matt Ray (Butte) scored on a rushing TD versus Nebraska. He also completed 1 of 2 passes for 34 yards.

South Carolina QB Corey Jenkins (Garden City) rushed 20 times for 110 yards and completed 8-18 for 162 and a TD in his first game as a starter vs New Mexico State.

WR H.B. Briscoe (CCSF) caught 8 for 120 yards in a losing effort vs. South Carolina.

RB Chris Brown (Fort Scott) rushed 22 times for 93 yards and TD for his Colorado squad in their loss to Colorado State.

Punter Brian Bradford (Trinity Valley) had a huge night versus North Texas with 3 boots for 161 yards (long: 56).

WR B.J. Lovett (SUNY-Morrisville) grabbed 3 balls for 43 and a TD for the Michigan State Spartans in their giant win over Eastern Michigan.

Punter Jarad Preston (Eastern Arizona) averaged 43.2 yards per punt for his East Carolina team.

Iowa State quarterback Seneca Wallace (Sacramento City) continues to dazzle. Today versus Kansas he completed 16 of 24 for 236 and an INT. He also rushed for 21 yards on 8 carries.

Kansas backup QB, Bill Whittemore (Fort Scott), came off the bench and completed 5 of 18 for 36 yards and an INT. Not a great debut, but he'll do a lot better.

Punter Curtis Ansel (Garden City) boomed an 83 yard punt against Iowa State. Overall he averaged 40.4 on 8 tries.

Former Ricks QB Marc Dunn was 5-6 for 65 yards for Kansas State. He shared time with Ell Roberson.

Kansas State CB Bobby Walker (Trinity Valley) took an INT back 70 yards for a TD versus 1AA Western Kentucky.

Former Mt. San Antonio WR Lawrence "Taco" Wallace had 77 yards on 4 receptions for Kansas State.

Iowa has two former JCs playing QB and they both did pretty well against Akron. Starter Brad Banks (Hinds) was 5-8-125 with two TDs. Nathan Chandler (Pasadena) was 7-12 for 92 yards in his first game. Berin Lacevic (Garden City) kicked a 38-yard FG and many PATs for Purdue.

Purdue WR Anthony Chambers (Independence) had a good first game, catching 3 balls for 39 yards and also rushing once for 14 yards.

Lets hear it for Aaron Hosack, the tall wide receiver from Mt. San Antonio who is now at the University of Minnesota. He brought down 2 balls for 74 yards and a TD in his first four-year college game.

Former Shasta QB Brian Jones went 12 of 16 for 197 yards and 2 TDs for the Toledo Rockets versus Cal Poly. Also in that game, Cedric Stevens (Butler Co.) completed 4 of 5 for 59 yards and a TD.

College of the Canyons alum, WR Chris Chestnut, helped his W. Michigan team with one catch for 20 yards.

Punter Jason Daily (College of the Canyons) debuted with Michigan State, averaging 33 yards on 4 punts with a long of 42.

The game is not yet over and Utah RB Marty Johnson (Butte) has a pair of TDs.

JCKevin was in the "Big House" for the Michigan – Washington contest and saw first hand that former JC All-America Kai Ellis (CCSF) might be ready to break out. He recovered a fumble, intercepted a pass, and batted down a ball against Michigan. Also, former Coffeyville WR Eddie Jackson caught a few balls for about 40 yards.

Ex-Chabot QB Daniel DaPrato had a rough first outing for Louisiana-Monroe against Ole Miss. DaPrato completed 8 of 20 for 94 yards and a pair of INTs.

Last year's JC Top 101 #1, Ronald McClendon (Butler Co.), saw his first action for Ole Miss. He rushed 5 times for 39 yards and a TD and returned one KO for 22 yards.

S/Rover Matt Grier (Itawamba) had an INT for Ole Miss versus La-Monroe.

One of the better JC WRs to play in recent years, Kendrick Starling (Navarro), saw his first action for San Jose St. after a year away from football. Starling caught 4 for 59 with one TD.

College of the Canyons graduate, WR Jamall Broussard, had a nice debut for San Jose State contributing 4 catches for 46 yards in a win over Arkansas State.

San Jose State QB Scott Rislov (Ellsworth) went 17-34 for 174 yards with 1 INT and running back Oscar Rigg (Shasta) carried the ball 18 times for 55 yards with one TD.


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