Monday, November 4, 2013
B1G high school performances
By Tom VanHaaren and Brad Bournival
Here is a look at some of the top performances from Big Ten targets and commits for the week.
Illinois: Mike Dudek: Dudek helped Neuqua Valley (Naperville, Ill.) beat O’Fallon 38-7 with three touchdown catches on the night.
Julian Hylton: The three-star running back had 159 yards on 30 carries with four touchdowns in his game. He helped lead Lincoln-Way North (Frankfort, Ill.) to a 41-6 win over Thornton Fractional South.
Indiana Coray Keel: The Indiana commit and Snellville (Ga.) South Gwinnett wide receiver registered five catches for 108 yards and scored a 70-yard touchdown in a 30-28 win over Snellville Brookwood.
Drew Lock: The Indiana target and Lee’s Summit (Mo.) quarterback was 13-of-16 for 415 yards and had six touchdown passes in a 56-24 win over Joplin (Mo.).
Iowa Jerome Baker: The Iowa target and Cleveland Benedictine running back rushed for 181 yards and three touchdowns in a 56-21 win over Parma (Ohio) Padua Franciscan.
Jalen Embry: The Boilermakers commit and Detroit Martin Luther King athlete broke open a 32-6 win over Detroit Cody with a 40-yard touchdown reception.
Michigan: Wilton Speight: The quarterback commit helped Collegiate School (Richmond, Va.) by passing 15-for-20 with 220 yards and two touchdowns. Speight also ran for 40 yards and two touchdowns.
Andrew David: The kicker commit had two field goals over 30 yards for Washington (Massillon, Ohio).
Michigan State 2015 QB commit Jayru Campbell had three TDs in the first round of the playoffs for Cass Tech (Detroit).
Michigan State: Jayru Campbell: The 2015 quarterback commit lead Cass Tech (Detroit) to a 35-0 win over Grosse Pointe South in the first round of the playoffs. Campbell was 10-of-14 passing with 112 yards and three touchdowns.
Mike Weber: Teammates with Campbell and a 2015 target, Weber had 15 carries, 221 yards and two touchdowns on the night.
Minnesota: Dimonic McKinzy: The Gophers commit was 25-of-36 passing with 345 yards and three touchdowns for Wyandotte (Kansas City). He also had 32 yards rushing and one touchdown on the ground.
Gaelin Elmore: Elmore had a big day defensively for Somerset (Somerset, Wisc.) in a 46-32 win over Prescott with two sacks and and a blocked field goal.
Nebraska: Christian Kirk: The 2015 target and Saguaro (Scottsdale, Ariz.) athlete had three touchdowns on four touches for 169 yards in the first half of his game this week.
Torrance Gibson: The 2015 target passed for 316 yards and two touchdowns for American Heritage (Plantation, Fla.).
Northwestern: Clayton Thorson: The quarterback commit had three pass touchdowns and two rushing scores for Wheaton North (Wheaton, Ill.). Thorson led his team to a 53-7 win over Glenbrook North.
Dareian Watkins: Watkins (Galion, Ohio/Galion) had a huge game for his team this week. The 2014 commit had 107 yards rushing and one touchdown on the ground and was 12-of-20 passing for 163 yards and one touchdown. He also had three interceptions on defense to cap off a 27-0 win over Upper Sandusky.
Ohio State Parris Campbell Jr.: The Ohio State commit and Akron (Ohio) St. Vincent-St. Mary athlete carried the ball 12 times for 130 yards and scored two touchdowns in a 40-7 win over Youngstown (Ohio) Ursuline.
Josh Malone: The Buckeyes target and Gallatin (Tenn.) Station Camp wide receiver registered seven receptions for 100 yards and scored three touchdowns in a 21-14 win over Hendersonville (Tenn).
Penn State Chris Godwin: The Penn State commit and Middletown (Del.) wide receiver scored two touchdowns and registered an interception in a 49-13 win over Newark (Del.).
Nick Scott: The Nittany Lions pledge and Fairfax (Va.) quarterback was 18-of-29 for 226 yards and threw three touchdowns in a 33-28 loss to Ashton (Va.) Stone Bridge.
Purdue Cameron Green: The Purdue target and Lincolnshire (Ill.) Stevenson wide receiver caught eight passes for 103 yards and scored a touchdown in a 35-7 win over St. Charles (Ill.) East.
Drue Tranquill: The Boilermakers pledge and Fort Wayne (Ind.) Carroll athlete notched 213 yards of total offense and scored three touchdowns in a 42-7 win over Warsaw (Ind.).
Wisconsin Jaden Gault: The Wisconsin commit and Monona Grove (Wisc.) offensive tackle keyed an offense that gained 496 yards in a 41-21 win over Edgerton (Wisc.).
D.J. Gillins: The Badgers pledge and Jacksonville (Fla.) Ribault quarterback threw five touchdown passes to four different receivers in a 34-6 win over Jacksonville Wolfson.