- Brad Bournival, RecruitingNation
Don’t rest on Tracy Sprinkle.
After opening the season with 11 tackles, four tackles for loss, two sacks and forcing two fumbles, the defensive tackle was at it again in a 43-7 Elyria win over Elyria Catholic.
Friday, Sprinkle finished with nine tackles, 5½ sacks, seven tackles for loss, four quarterback hurries and forced a fumble.
Here’s how other Ohio State commits fared:
J.T. Barrett: Quarterback rushed for 178 yards on 23 carries and added two touchdowns. Barrett went 9-of-20 through the air for 271 yards with two more scores in Rider’s 43-36 loss to Cooper (Texas).
Marcus Baugh: Tight end made five catches for 75 yards in John W. North’s 41-0 victory over Colton (Calif.).
Joey Bosa: Defensive tackle was part of squad that forced five Columbus (Fla.) turnovers in St. Thomas Aquinas’ 38-28 victory.
Cam Burrows: Cornerback kept Dayton Dunbar off the scoreboard in 63-0 victory by Trotwood-Madison.
Ezekiel Elliott: Running back scored on rushes of 64, 63 and 19 yards and added an 89-yard TD reception in John Burroughs’ 35-0 win over Lutheran South.
Darron Lee: Safety returned punt for a touchdown and held Westerville Central to 128 yards through the air in New Albany’s 23-20 overtime loss.
Tim Gardner: Offensive tackle helped three running backs rush for over 100 yards in Lawrence Central’s 42-6 win over Meridian (Ind).
Michael Hill: Defensive tackle limited West-Oak (S.C.) to minus-21 yards total offense in first half of lopsided 63-0 win by Pendleton.
Evan Lisle: Offensive tackle helped Centerville pick up 306 on the ground in 42-32 loss to Springboro.
Jalin Marshall: Athlete was 6-of-14 for 112 yards and threw three touchdowns in Middletown’s 31-0 win over Springfield. Marshall also added 65 rushing yards on 10 carries.
Billy Price: Defensive tackle held Archbishop Hoban to 49 yards rushing and harassed Knights into throwing four interceptions in Austintown Fitch’s 49-9 win.
Jayme Thompson: Safety returned 32-yard interception for touchdown in Toledo Central Catholic’s 35-0 win over Bedford (Mich.).
Taivon Jacobs: Wide Receiver made four catches for 95 yards in Suitland's 39-0 victory over McKinley Tech.
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