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Sunday, October 14, 2012
RB Elliott shines among OSU pledges

By Brad Bournival

The statistics of Ezekiel Elliott (St. Louis/John Burroughs) are becoming mind-boggling.

Ezekiel Elliott
Ezekiel Elliott has 70 touchdowns in his last 22 games.
The senior running back carried 11 times for 87 yards and scored three touchdowns to add to an already eye-popping season total of 28 scores this season. Elliott, who has 70 touchdowns in his last 22 games, also had an interception in John Burroughs’ 56-0 win over Clayton.

Here’s how the other 16 Ohio State commits fared over the weekend:

J.T. Barrett: Rider quarterback sidelined with torn ACL/meniscus. Team beat Lake Dallas 26-7.

Marcus Baugh: A tight end from John W. North (Riverside, Calif.), his team beat Valley View 17-10.

Joey Bosa: Defensive tackle shut out South Broward in 48-0 win by Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) St. Thomas Aquinas.

Cam Burrows: Cornerback held Troy (Ohio) to 56 yards passing and one score through the air in Trotwood-Madison's 42-14 win.

Tim Gardner: Offensive tackle kept Lawrence Central (Ind.) undefeated in 31-7 win over Bloomington North and helped team to 5A postseason playoff against Southport next week. Central already beat Southport 47-6 on Sept. 28 this season.

Michael Hill: Defensive tackle from South Carolina recovered a fumble in Pendleton’s 34-7 win over Carolina Academy. According to his Twitter account, he broke and dislocated ring finger in the game.

Taivon Jacobs: Suitland wide receiver had three catches for 45 yards and added two touchdowns in a 46-6 win over High Point (Md.)

Darron Lee: Quarterback rushed for 92 yards for New Albany (Ohio) in 17-6 victory over Big Walnut. Slated to play safety for Ohio State.

Tyquan Lewis: Defensive end/linebacker held Southwest Edgecombe to 211 yards total offense and only 24 yards through the air in 43-22 win by Tarboro (N.C.).

Evan Lisle: Offensive tackle helped Centerville (Ohio) gain 160 yards total offense in 26-10 loss to Huber Heights Wayne.

Jalin Marshall: Athlete was 4-for-18 for 39 yards and touchdown and rushed for 165 yards and score in Middletown’s 27-14 loss to Lakota West (Ohio).

Billy Price: Defensive tackle held Marion (Ohio) Harding to 107 yards passing in 68-7 win by Austintown Fitch.

Tracy Sprinkle: Defensive tackle had six tackles – two for loss -- one sack and three quarterback hurries in Elyria’s 49-13 win over Stow (Ohio).

Jayme Thompson: Safety made 11 tackles and broke up twp passes in Toledo (Ohio) Central Catholic’s 49-21 win over Toledo St. John’s.

Johnny Townsend: Punter and Boone (Orlando, Fla.) beat Ocoee 30-23 to even its record at 3-3 as Townsend had one free kick of 54 yards with a 4.6-second hang time.

Eli Woodard: Cornerback and Eastern beat Clearview (N.J.) 36-20 to improve to 4-2 on season.