Football Scores – Middle States Soccer Camp http://middlestatessoccercamp.com/ Wed, 23 Nov 2022 08:01:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://middlestatessoccercamp.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-8.png Football Scores – Middle States Soccer Camp http://middlestatessoccercamp.com/ 32 32 Jets named Team of the Year | News, Sports, Jobs https://middlestatessoccercamp.com/jets-named-team-of-the-year-news-sports-jobs/ Wed, 23 Nov 2022 08:01:36 +0000 https://middlestatessoccercamp.com/jets-named-team-of-the-year-news-sports-jobs/ MARQUETTE — The North Central Jets continued to dominate their competition this season, earning their right in the vote during the 73rd Annual Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association Football Meeting here on Nov. 16. The Jets finished the season 13-0 and extended their winning streak to a state record 37 games with […]]]>

MARQUETTE — The North Central Jets continued to dominate their competition this season, earning their right in the vote during the 73rd Annual Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association Football Meeting here on Nov. 16.

The Jets finished the season 13-0 and extended their winning streak to a state record 37 games with their third straight Division 2 title in eight-player football.

North Central was voted Team of the Year in Division 2, with Munising (11-1) taking the nod in D-1.

To no surprise, North Central’s Luke Gorzinski was unanimously voted Offensive Player of the Year.

The senior quarterback finished his career with a state record 10,384 all-purpose yards and has attracted interest from 12 colleges. He threw for four touchdowns, ran for another score and caught a TD pass in Saturday’s championship game.

He has rushed for 1,301 yards and 19 TDs and has rushed for 1,215 and 20 scores this season and thrown just two interceptions in his four-year career.

Other North Central gridders who receive Dream Team honors include junior offensive lineman Max Nason, senior defense lineman Drew Webber and Jordan Messenger, and senior linebacker Dillon Raab.

North Central’s first-team picks include senior defensive end Owen Eichmeier and junior kicker Adrian Mercier, who posted a state-record 60 extra points this season.

Raab finished the game with 77 tackles, 17 of them for a loss, and had two interception returns for TDs.

Webber accumulated 36 solo tackles, including 22 for losses, and Messenger added 21 for losses.

Eichmeier recorded 28 tackles, including 4 1/2 for losses, and stopped eight passes.

Senior wide receiver Carter Johnson, who finished with 1,045 yards receiving and 14 TDs, represents Rapid River on the Dream Team.

Mid Peninsula junior QB Brad VanDamme and senior wide receiver Michael Englund ended up in the first-team.

VanDamme completed 94 of 174 aerials for 1,636 yards and 22 TDs and ran for 547 yards and eight points.

Englund had received 919 yards and caught 12 TD passes and ran, adding two on the ground for the Wolverines, who fielded a team for the first time in a decade.

Superior Central senior Wyatt Kulik also ended up in the first-team as a return specialist. He returned 14 kickoffs and punts for 477 yards and two points.

Regional players deserving special mention include North Central senior offensive lineman Colin Cordy, Superior Central junior offensive lineman Jason Kanerva, senior return specialist Lucas Swetich, Emmett Vining, linebacker and Tristin Syers, senior linebacker by Mid Pen.

Recipients of the honorable mention are North Central senior wide receiver Elijah Gorzinski, defenseman Dylan Plunger and linebacker Swetich.

All-Upper Peninsula Football

Eight players

SPECIAL AWARDS

Offensive Player of the Year – Luke Gorzinski, North Central

Defensive Player of the Year – Dillon Raab, North Central

Division 1 Team of the Year – Munising

Division 2 Team of the Year – North Central

Coach of the Year – Joe Austin, Newberry

Mitchell Snyder Lineman of the Year – Mason Totzke, Ontonagon

dream team

offense

Lineman: Max Nason North Central 6-0 200 Jr.

Lineman: Riley Murk Munising 6-2 266 Sr,

Lineman: Mason Totzke Ontonagon 6-1 319 Sr.

Quarterback: Luke Gorzinski North Central 5-10 175 Sr.

Running Back: Josiah Peramaki Munising 6-0 181 Sr.

Running back: Sam McKissack Forest Park 6-0 185 Sr.

Wide Receiver/End: Bryce Buzzo Ontonagon 6-0 160 Sr.

Wide Receiver/End: Carter Johnson Rapid River 6-3 190 Sr.

Hybrid: Matthew Rahilly Newberry 6-0 175 Soph.

defense

Lineman: Ashton Wymer Munising 5-5 217 Sr.

Lineman: Drew Webber North Central 5-10 180 Sr.

Lineman: Jordan Messenger North Central 6-0 200 Sr.

Defensive end: Micaiah Peramaki Munising 6-1 194 Sr.

Defensive End: Gabe Luck Munising 6-1 190 Jr.

Linebacker: Jacob Mattson Munising 5-8 212 Sr.

Linebacker: Dillon Raab North Central 5-9 170 Sr.

Fullback: Kane Nebel Munising 6-1 185 Sr.

Defense: Ian Popp Norway 5-9 150 Jr.

Special teams

Kicker: Jacob Nolan Rudyard 6-1 170 Sr.

Punter: Gabe Quevedo Forest Park 5-8 150 Soph.

Return Specialist: Wyatt Spade Norway NA NA Jr.

First team

offense

Lineman: Blake Doke Newberry 6-1 225 Sr.

Lineman: Kirby Koskela Lake Linden-Hubbell 5-10 215 Sr.

Lineman: Kevin Guiliani Forest Park 6-3 210 Soph.

Quarterback: Brad VanDamme Mid Peninsula 5-11 180 Jr.

Running back: Marco Juarez Newberry 5-8 170 Sr.

Running back: Brayden Altoft Pickford 6-2 190 Sr.

Wide Receiver/End: Michael Englund Mid Peninsula 6-0 163 Sr.

Wide Receiver/End: Spencer Kramer North Dickinson NA NA Fri.

Hybrid: Camera Peterson Rudyard 5-10 Jr.

defense

Lineman: Elijah Penney Superior Central 6-0 200 Sr,

Lineman: Eli Sprague Rudyard 6-0 160 Jr.

Defensive end: Owen Eichmeier North Central 5-10 170 Sr.

Linebacker: Zach Burton Newberry 6-0 190 Sr.

Linebacker: Devan Groleau Stephenson 5-10 170 Sr.

Defense: Aiden Bickel Rudyard 5-7 170 Jr.

Defensive back: Cody Daab Ironwood 6-2 185 Sr.

Defense Attorney: James Milkey Lake Linden-Hubbell 5-9 165 Sr.

Special teams

Kicker: Adrian Mercier North Central 6-1 170 Sr.

Punter: Riccardo Maouro Gogebic 5-1 160 Sr.

Retrieval Specialist: Wyatt Kulik Superior Central 5-7 140 Sr.

Special mention (two or more votes)

Colin Cordy, North Central; Jason Kanvera, Superior Central (offensive line); Austin Gordon, Ontonagon; Cole Baij, Norway (quarterback); Mason Hotzberger, Lake Linden-Hubbell; Tristin Syers, Mid Peninsula (linebacker); Ethan Anderson, Stephenson (defender); Lucas Swetich, Superior Central (return specialist).

Award

Carter Dahl, Stephenson; Ty Norris, Gabe Popko, Lake Linden-Hubbell; (offensive lineman); Caden Besonen, Ontonagon; Tristan Kacynski, Stephenson; Seth Miller, Pickford; Michael Peterson, Norway; Sam Roberts, Lake Linden-Hubbell; Lucas Swetich, Superior Central (return); Elijah Gorzinski, North Central (wide receiver); Garrett Osborne, Pickford; Mike Perkins, Cedarville-DeTour; Emmett Vining, Superior Central (linebacker); Dylan Plunger, North Central; Felix Quevedo, Forest Park (defender); Aiden Bickel, Rudyard (return specialist).



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10 DFW high school football players in the playoff regional semifinals https://middlestatessoccercamp.com/10-dfw-high-school-football-players-in-the-playoff-regional-semifinals/ Sun, 20 Nov 2022 17:00:06 +0000 https://middlestatessoccercamp.com/10-dfw-high-school-football-players-in-the-playoff-regional-semifinals/ Here are 10 Dallas-area high school football players to watch in the regional playoff finals. Peyton Bowen, S., Denton Guyer Trophy Club Byron Nelson v Denton Guyer, 2pm Saturday at The Star in Frisco Bowen has recorded key interceptions in both of Guyer’s playoff wins — one to prevent a touchdown against Flower Mound Marcus […]]]>

Here are 10 Dallas-area high school football players to watch in the regional playoff finals.

Peyton Bowen, S., Denton Guyer

Trophy Club Byron Nelson v Denton Guyer, 2pm Saturday at The Star in Frisco

Bowen has recorded key interceptions in both of Guyer’s playoff wins — one to prevent a touchdown against Flower Mound Marcus and another in which he returned 99 yards for a goal against Highland Park. Guyer will need another strong display from Notre Dame as he meets the region’s top 6A quarterback Jake Wilson. The Guyer secondary gave up nearly 400 through-air yards and two touchdowns to Highland Park quarterback Brennan Storer, and it doesn’t get any easier this week against a quarterback who has threw for 3,757 yards and 42 touchdowns this season.

Andre Cojoe, OL, Mansfield Timberview

Mansfield Timberview v Frisco Reedy, Friday at 3pm at Pennington Field, Bedford

Timberview’s fast offense leads all 5A teams in the Dallas area with 327 yards per game, thanks in large part to Texas involvement, which paved the way for such stellar years for Javeon Madison and Jarvis Reed, each with 1,100 yards and 16 touchdowns. Reedy has the region’s top 5A rushing defense, so Cojoe will face his toughest challenge yet to keep his team’s unbeaten season alive.

Riley Van Poppell, DL, Argyle

Argyle vs. Grapevine, Friday at 6pm at Southlake’s Dragon Stadium

The No. 33 recruit in the Class of 2024 has led Argyle’s fast defense, which ranks fourth among Area 5A teams, giving up just 95 yards per game. When those two teams met in September, Poppell’s unit was grounding Grapevine for 194 yards, over 100 yards shy of the 316 yards average for the year. Argyle will need a strong night off his defensive line to sweep.

Makhi Frazier, LB, McKinney

Southlake Carroll vs. McKinney, Friday at 3:15 p.m. at Arlington’s Choctaw Stadium

The junior, with bids from Arizona and Minnesota, has been a leader for McKinney’s defense this year, running against the region’s No. 2 offensive (473 yards per game), No. 2-scoring offensive (49 points per game) 6A the test is made. and No. 1 rushing offense (268 yards per game), led by running back Owen Allen, who has 31 touchdowns this year. McKinney’s fast defense is among the best in the region, giving up just 137 yards per game, and will look to Frazier to lead that unit in the regional semifinals.

Bryant Wesco, WR, Midlothian, WR

Aledo vs Midlothian, Friday 6pm at Midlothian ISD Stadium

Continuing its Cinderella season against 10-time state champion Aledo, Midlothian will again rely on the region’s top 5A wide receiver, who has 1,132 yards and 17 touchdowns this year. Aledo has not scored less than 35 points in their 10 straight wins, so the pressure will be on Midlothian’s offense to continue their dominant game as they have averaged 45 points per game this year.

Caleb Deal, QB, Frisco Reedy

Mansfield Timberview v Frisco Reedy, Friday at 3pm at Pennington Field, Bedford

While Reedy has bested his fair share of talented opponents, the undefeated Timberview has been one of the region’s best on both sides of the ball this year. Reedy will need a stellar day from quarterback Caleb Deal, who threw for 2,178 yards and 21 touchdowns, to outlast a Timberview defense that ranks second among Zone 5A teams and a scoring offense that the Zone leads with 56 points per game.

Parker Polk, RB, Grapevine

Argyle vs. Grapevine, Friday at 6pm at Southlake’s Dragon Stadium

The last time these two teams faced each other, Argyle kept Polk out of the endzone — a rare occurrence for the region’s third-leading 5A rusher, who has 24 goals and 1,834 yards this year. If his team wants to avenge their only loss of the year, it will come on the back of Polk, who has led his team to almost every win this year.

Gabe Gayton, RB, Celina

Celina vs. Anna, Friday at 2pm at Allen’s Eagle Stadium

Gayton has started Celina’s second half of the season with 1,452 total yards and 20 points in his senior campaign. He was the team’s top producer in his matchup against Anna earlier this year, rushing for 129 yards and scoring one in the 28-25 loss. He has rushed for 100 yards in six straight matchups and can be expected to do the same if Celina can pick up a win in her second matchup against Anna this year.

Evan Bullock, QB, Anna

Celina vs. Anna, Friday at 2pm at Allen’s Eagle Stadium

Bullock’s breakout season continues as he has a chance to sweep Celina after leading his team to a win over her for the first time in 50 years earlier this season. Bullock’s 3,800-yard, 53-touchdown season was absolutely flawless and earned another marquee win over Stephenville in the area round. Leading his team to a second win over Celina would put Anna in prime position to race to the state title fight.

Jake Wilson QB, Trophy Club Byron Nelson QB

Trophy Club Byron Nelson v Denton Guyer, 2pm Saturday at The Star in Frisco

Wilson established himself as an Offensive Player of the Year contender by leading one of the state’s best offenses, averaging 568 yards and 50 points per game. He could very well be surpassing 4,000 yards a year if Byron Nelson can produce the offensive performance he needs to get past Jackson Arnold and Denton Guyer’s attack and the talented Guyer-secondary led by Peyton Bowen and Ryan Yaites.

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Class 6A Football: With semifinal showdowns scheduled, higher seeded players should be nervous https://middlestatessoccercamp.com/class-6a-football-with-semifinal-showdowns-scheduled-higher-seeded-players-should-be-nervous/ Sat, 19 Nov 2022 04:53:18 +0000 https://middlestatessoccercamp.com/class-6a-football-with-semifinal-showdowns-scheduled-higher-seeded-players-should-be-nervous/ Cleveland’s Josh Perry (23) is lifted into the air by teammate Andres Armijo (11) after scoring against Artesia in September. (Mike Sandova/For the Journal) Robert Garza can easily quote the year and the team. The year? 2014. The team? Cibola. Regular season: Cleveland 43, Cibola 7. First round of the playoffs, two weeks later: Cibola […]]]>
Cleveland’s Josh Perry (23) is lifted into the air by teammate Andres Armijo (11) after scoring against Artesia in September. (Mike Sandova/For the Journal)

Robert Garza can easily quote the year and the team.

The year? 2014. The team? Cibola.

Regular season: Cleveland 43, Cibola 7.

First round of the playoffs, two weeks later: Cibola 42, Cleveland 28.

The moral?

“You’ve got to throw that first game out the window,” said Garza, a freshman head coach at Cleveland High — and a 2014 Storm assistant who watched the surprising events.

As the top-flight Class 6A (9-2) high school football team prepares for its state semifinal game against No. 5 Volcano Vista (10-2) at Nusenda Community Stadium on Friday night, Garza was eager to remind his team of The 56: 21 victory over the Hawks on Sept. 30 has no practical application as the District 1-6A rivals are dueling for a spot in the 6A Finals.

The Cibola situation eight years ago taught Garza a lesson and now he must instill the same sense of caution in his players.

“That’s all we’ve talked about all week,” he said.

Friday pairs up two of the state’s most elite offenses, those of Cleveland quarterbacks Evan Wysong (1,811 passing yards, 27 TDs; 861/9 rushing) and Volcano Vista’s Elliot Paskett-Bell (2,956/33 passing; 900/12 rushing ) be piloted ).

Wysong is one-third of a spectacular trio for Cleveland that includes senior running back Josh Perry (1,520 yards/22 TDs) and senior slot receiver Nic Trujillo (44 catches, 965 yards, 18 touchdowns). Trujillo and Wysong both verbally pledge themselves to the Lobos.

Paskett-Bell, whose freelancers are often a marvel, masterfully engineered a last-minute game win for Volcano Vista last week with his 35-31 first-round win at Hobbs No. 4.

“His pocket awareness is among the best I’ve seen,” Garza said of Paskett-Bell. “He knows where the pressure is coming from and where to escape.”

Hawks running back Alijah Gonzales didn’t play in the first game, but he will play Friday and he’s a valuable asset in the Volcano Vista backfield.

His counterpart, Perry, rushed to a season-high 250 yards on Sept. 30.

• The other 6A semi-finals will be No. 2 La Cueva (10-1) and No. 3 Centennial (9-1) at the Field of Dreams in Las Cruces at 1pm on Saturday.

In early September, La Cueva scored two touchdowns in the final 4.5 minutes, coming from behind and beating Centennial 28-21 at Wilson Stadium.

“We were disappointed with how we ended this game,” said Hawks coach Aaron Ocampo. “I felt like we made a lot of mistakes.”

It was Bears third running back Cam Dyer who ran 1.1 seconds past the game winner on a 1-yard run.

And therein lies one of the things to watch in Saturday’s rematch, as the two running backs ahead of Dyer who were injured that night, Gabriel Buie and Myuh Robertson, are both healthy. Buie didn’t play at all in the first game; Robertson was injured in the fourth quarter.

“It’s going to be a big difference for us,” said Bears coach Brandon Back. “These two guys bring such dynamic to our running game.”

In the first meeting, La Cueva’s offensive found success in the air but was limited to less than 100 rushing yards.

In contrast, Centennial had a robust evening on the floor with nearly 300 yards as a team and 190 from senior back Mikah Gutierrez. Centennial QB Daniel Hernandez also runs effectively behind a beefy offensive line, but Gutierrez (nearly 1,600 yards, 20 points) is the main carrier.

Back worries about how well Centennial does football, which is a big reason the first game scored relatively poorly.

“This time we have to do better,” said Back. “It’s been a problem for us all year. But defensively we’ve made some big progress in the past few weeks.”

Ocampo is also wary of La Cueva senior quarterback, UNM commit Aidan Armenta, who was thrown for nearly 3,300 yards and 40 touchdowns on a variety of pass targets led by Ian Sanchez (1,376 yards, 20 TDs).

“They’re very, very confident in their quarterback,” Ocampo said. “I wouldn’t be surprised if he played for the Lobos next year.”

Back, like Cleveland’s Garza, knows full well that a mid-season rematch can create a completely different atmosphere on the field.

Take last year when the Bears were defeated 50-0 by Rio Rancho in the regular season, but teams played two overtimes in the state semifinals before the Rams advanced.

“The biggest difference,” Back said, “is that the two teams are so different.”

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Road trip: Four local high schools travel to open playoffs | Local Sports https://middlestatessoccercamp.com/road-trip-four-local-high-schools-travel-to-open-playoffs-local-sports/ Fri, 11 Nov 2022 12:00:00 +0000 https://middlestatessoccercamp.com/road-trip-four-local-high-schools-travel-to-open-playoffs-local-sports/ After the dust settles on Georgia’s 10-game high school regular season, four of the seven Whitfield and Murray counties have football left to play. Coahulla Creek, Dalton, North Murray and Christian Heritage School have all added at least one game to their seasons and all need to win away for another opportunity to adapt. Northwest […]]]>

After the dust settles on Georgia’s 10-game high school regular season, four of the seven Whitfield and Murray counties have football left to play.

Coahulla Creek, Dalton, North Murray and Christian Heritage School have all added at least one game to their seasons and all need to win away for another opportunity to adapt. Northwest Whitfield, Southeast Whitfield and Murray County are looking forward to next season.

Due to a shortage of officials, two of those playoff teams will play on Saturday while the other two take the field tonight.

North Murray and Christian Heritage play tonight while Coahulla Creek and Dalton wait until Saturday to get started.

Coahulla Creek will face Sandy Creek for the first time in the school playoffs

The Coahulla Creek Colts battled this season to a school-record seven wins to earn the first winning season and playoff appearance in Coahulla Creek’s 11-year football history.

The reward for the Colts? A trip to Tyrone to play the state’s third-ranked team in Class 3A in the Atlanta Journal Constitution rankings.

Coahulla Creek (7-3) plays Sandy Creek (8-2) in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs at 7:30 a.m. Saturday night.

Sandy Creek blasted his way to his 8-2 record in a loaded 5-3A region. The Patriots beat fourth-place team Carver 22-12 for second place in the region but ended up behind Cedar Grove, the No. 1 team in 3A.

The only other loss for Sandy Creek came against the Class 7A playoff team East Coweta, a 23-20 loss in overtime, and the Patriots defeated the Class 7A Collins Hill (33-17) and Class 6A Alexander (48-48). -14) and Newnan (38-27) this season.

The Colts played a higher-ranked team once this year, losing 35-31 to 4A Northwest Whitfield.

The game features teams that cause more offense in the air than on the ground. Coahulla Creek quarterback Kace Kinnamon is one of the most prolific passes in Class 3A with 2,182 passing yards and 20 touchdowns — with 802 of those yards and 12 of the touchdowns going to receiver Manny Dominguez.

Geimere Latimer by Sandy Creek is not far past Kinnamon. He led the Patriots in 1,761 yards and 24 touchdowns in the regular season. The Colts also have to contend with Sandy Creek’s balanced running game, something that Coahulla Creek struggled with in the final game of the regular season against Adairsville. The Colts allowed more than 500 yards rushing into it.

If the Colts pull off the upset, they’ll play the winner of a first-round game between Wesleyan and Stephens County.

Dalton makes playoff return in Loganville

After two lost seasons, the Dalton Catamounts are back in the playoffs.

Sophomore head coach Kit Carpenter and acting senior Tyson Greenwade led Dalton to the Class 5A playoffs, but two season-ending losses to regional powerhouses Calhoun and Cartersville forced the Catamounts to advance to the first round.

Dalton (5-5) travels to Region 8-5A second-place team Loganville (9-1) for Saturday night’s showdown. Kick-off is scheduled for 6 a.m.

Loganville is the #10 team on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The good news for the unranked catamounts? They have a lot of experience against tough competition this season.

Region 7-5A opponents Cartersville and Calhoun are third and ninth respectively. Dalton gave both teams a tough game before losing to Calhoun 28-13 and Cartersville 39-14. Dalton also played against Class 4A No. 1 team Cedartown, losing 43-9.

Loganville’s only game against a currently 5A-ranked team was a 42-6 loss to fourth-seeded Jefferson, the Loganville Region 8 champion.

The Catamounts need strong play from Greenwade, who has had 1,839 rushing yards in nine games this season, to have any chance of creating the upset. Dalton is focused on the ground game, but second quarterback Ethan Long has also made some plays to give the Cats a little more balance since serving as a full-time starter midseason.

Loganville has its own star rusher in Solomon Leslie, who rushed for 1,382 yards and 15 points in the regular season. Dalton’s rushing defense has also struggled lately, giving up 783 rushing yards in Dalton’s last two games.

The winner of Saturday’s game plays the winner of a first round game between Creekside and Greater Atlanta Christian.

North Murray continues their playoff streak with a game at Roswell’s Fellowship Christian

With Northwest Whitfield failing to make the playoffs this season, North Murray’s streak of seven straight playoff appearances is now the longest of any team in Whitfield and Murray counties.

But the Mountaineers have hit a wall in first-round road games since the school’s run to the quarterfinals in 2019.

This year’s first round road hurdle? Roswell’s Fellowship Christian, the 8-2A Region Champion. The Class 2A opening round match is tonight at 7:30pm.

North Murray (6-4) isn’t your typical fourth-place team from a region – the Mountaineers finished second but were sent down to fourth via a three-way tiebreaker – but the Neers have yet to travel, to face a regional champion.

Fellowship (7-3) was a playoff pillar in the old Class A Private and reached the state semifinals last year, but the end of the public-private split sent Fellowship into Class 2A this season.

The Paladins went undefeated 5-0 through Region 8 but finished 2-3 outside the region, including losses to a trio of Class A Division I schools at Mount Pisgah Christian (21-18), St. Francis (35- 28). ) and Rabun County (21-16).

North Murray was tested by some of the larger schools, including Class 5A Dalton and 4A’s Northwest Whitfield, both losses to the Mountaineers. Dalton defeated North Murray 49-27 and Northwest closed out the Mountaineers 35-14.

The passing game, led by quarterback Seth Griffin and two 900-yard receivers, Jadyn Rice and Judson Petty, puts the Mountaineers on offense, but the ‘Neers found more of a running game late on, led by the versatile Petty. Petty hit three quick touchdowns against Rockmart in the regular season finals.

What North Murray needs against a Fellowship Christian offense, who have averaged 37.4 points per game against teams from the region, is to bolster their defense. North Murray gave up 66+ points twice in the last three games of the regular season: 66 against Rockmart and 68 against Fannin County.

Today’s winner plays either Mount Paran Christian or Eagles Landing Christian in the second round.

Christian Heritage makes playoff debut in Greene County

Christian Heritage hasn’t had a win in its two region games, but the Lions have an opportunity to make amends in the playoffs.

Region 7-A Division II only had three football teams, allowing Christian Heritage to enter the postseason as the third seed in the region.

The Lions (4-6) travel to Greensboro to play Greene County in the first round of the Class A Division II playoffs tonight at 7:30 p.m.

Greene County (6-4), the second-seeded team from Region 8, has an almost perfectly balanced offense. The Tigers have 1,561 passing yards and 1,541 rushing yards this season.

The majority of those rushing yards came from Malik West (959), and passer Steve Miller has 1,510 yards and 20 points. The Christian Heritage defense has shown their ability to limit prolific passers this season by holding down Mount Pisgah Christian’s Jack Cendoya.

The Lions ground the lion’s share of their offense, especially this late in the season.

Quarterback Carter Triplett attempted more than five passes just once in the last five games of the season. Senior Eli Thomason rushed for 120 yards four times during the same period for a total of 1,214 yards and 16 touchdowns. Jaylon Gay also came on as a runner late in the season and has crossed 100 yards twice in his last three games.

If the Lions win against Greene County, they will play either Johnson County or Chattahoochee County.

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Know Your Opponent: Carlisle carries bruises into rematch with LC | Sports https://middlestatessoccercamp.com/know-your-opponent-carlisle-carries-bruises-into-rematch-with-lc-sports/ Wed, 09 Nov 2022 20:00:00 +0000 https://middlestatessoccercamp.com/know-your-opponent-carlisle-carries-bruises-into-rematch-with-lc-sports/ (Carlisle) — Carlisle football’s explosive rushing attack has the Wildcats on their deepest playoff run since 2007. “It’s special to play at this time of year,” said coach Mark Hoekstra. “It’s something we always hope will happen. It hasn’t happened in 15 years. That’s a long time, so it’s something rare and special.” The Wildcats […]]]>

(Carlisle) — Carlisle football’s explosive rushing attack has the Wildcats on their deepest playoff run since 2007.

“It’s special to play at this time of year,” said coach Mark Hoekstra. “It’s something we always hope will happen. It hasn’t happened in 15 years. That’s a long time, so it’s something rare and special.”

The Wildcats earned their spot at Cedar Falls with postseason victories over Newton (48-28) and Iowa City Liberty (56-28).

They ran wild in their State Quarterfinals win over Liberty, carrying the rock 70 times for 514 yards and eight touchdowns.

“It was impressive to put in a performance like that,” said Hoekstra. “We didn’t lose possession in the weather we had. We held the ball, endured drives and kept them off the field. Execution was very good.”

The two-headed Wildcats, Jes Krcil and Jack Laughlin, shone in victory. Krcil turned for 187 yards and three points on 24 carries, and Laughlin had 174 yards and four points.

The combo has done the Wildcats up and down. Krcl has rushed for 1,453 yards and 20 points this season, while Laughlin has rushed for 1,324 yards and 23 points.

“They’re tough and durable,” Hoekstra said of his combo. “They are very similar in their running styles. Asking children about such a burden can take its toll on them. But they worked hard in the weight room to handle that load.”

Carlisle comes to Cedar Falls on a 10-game winning streak. Hoekstra feels his side are playing their best football as they prepare for a state semi-final with Lewis Central.

“We had to find each other a bit,” said Hoekstra. “We had some kids without much experience. We weren’t sure what our identity would be when we started, but we found ourselves. I think we’ll end up on our road to success.”

Carlisle’s only loss? A 28-21 loss to Lewis Central on September 2nd.

“That was the toughest opponent we’ve faced all year,” said Hoekstra. “They are as physically and offensively dangerous as anyone else. They have everything you need. The last time we saw them they were a complete team.”

Quarterback Braylon Kammrad and running back Johnathan Humpal lead a balanced offensive attack from Lewis Central.

“This isn’t a team you look at and say, ‘Well, they’re really good here, but they have a weakness here,'” said Hoekstra. “Every time a team is complete, it forces you to play straight. If you overload on one thing, they will hit you on something else.”

Carlisle’s Veer Option attack thrives on controlling pace. To do this, they must limit errors.

“It’s a cliché but you can’t turn the ball over,” said Hoekstra. “The error rate has shrunk quite a bit. We want to establish what we do, but the most important thing is to take care of the football.”

Trevor Maeder and Tom Moore have the call from Carlisle/Lewis Central Thursday at 4:00 p.m. on KMA-FM 99.1.

Click below to hear the full interview with Coach Hoekstra.

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$700 Payday Loans Online for Bad Credit| No Credit Check https://middlestatessoccercamp.com/700-payday-loans-online-for-bad-credit-no-credit-check/ Tue, 01 Nov 2022 09:01:18 +0000 https://middlestatessoccercamp.com/?p=9164 0 Payday Loans Online for Bad Credit| No Credit CheckWhat is a $700 loan? A payday loan of $700 is a sort of short-term borrowing that has to be paid back in full anywhere from 14 to 30 days after the loan was taken out. It is possible to acquire it for any private use, including a variety of unexpected events such as having […]]]> 0 Payday Loans Online for Bad Credit| No Credit Check

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Why do people need loans for $700?

  • Your car experienced an unexpected breakdown, rendering it impossible for you to travel to either your place of employment or your school.
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  • Other unanticipated events that have placed you in an unstable financial position due to their impact on your family

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Can you still get a $700 loan with bad credit?

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Kenyan Drake, Nick Chubb and Amari Cooper are the top targets https://middlestatessoccercamp.com/kenyan-drake-nick-chubb-and-amari-cooper-are-the-top-targets/ Sun, 23 Oct 2022 11:15:56 +0000 https://middlestatessoccercamp.com/kenyan-drake-nick-chubb-and-amari-cooper-are-the-top-targets/ The AFC Nord had the potential to become one of the strongest leagues in football. Instead, inconsistency has plagued the top teams. The matchup between the Cleveland Browns and the Baltimore Ravens has some intriguing player prop bets to consider in addition to the importance of the division race. These include prop bets on Kenyan […]]]>

The AFC Nord had the potential to become one of the strongest leagues in football. Instead, inconsistency has plagued the top teams. The matchup between the Cleveland Browns and the Baltimore Ravens has some intriguing player prop bets to consider in addition to the importance of the division race. These include prop bets on Kenyan Drake, Nick Chubb and Amari Cooper.

We cover all sports betting aspects of this matchup, courtesy of our friends at FanDuel Sportsbook. Want to make money in the NFL this season? Head over to FanDuel Sportsbook where you can get a sweaty first bet up to $1,000.

Top Browns vs Ravens Player Props To Target

For this important AFC North showdown, we’re using every tool at our disposal to make sharp prop bets, including fantasy averages, player trends and best vig. Let’s dive into the best prop bets to target.

Kenyan Drake Player Props | Anytime TD (+100)

It’s sad to see Ravens star running back JK Dobbins will be out for several weeks after dealing with complications in his knee. But the show meanwhile goes on as Kenyan Drake has jumped at this excellent opportunity to reignite his career with Lamar Jackson. Drake was fantastic in Week 6, churning out 119 rushing yards with just 10 carries.

It was the fastest yards Drake has produced since October 2020 and the fifth-best game of his career. It’s possible he could do even better in Week 7 against the Cleveland Browns. Completely incompetent with their running defense, the Browns were slashed for 11 touchdowns (31st in the NFL) and 5.0 yards per carry (26th).

There’s rarely a lock prop bet where Jackson is always close to being a touchdown vulture, but Drake is in a great position to cash that anytime touchdown bet on a defense that’s mistimed searching for her soul during the season.

Nick Chubb Player Props | Over 72.5 rushing yards (-110)

There are a few major weaknesses the Browns are trying to overcome in 2022, but having the NFL’s leading rusher and most dominant rushing attack isn’t one of them.

Nick Chubb has been fantastic this season and should be mentioned in the MVP race if the Browns can turn their season around and fight for the playoffs. His raw numbers put him on the range for over 1,800 rushing yards and nearly 20 scores.

His advanced numbers are equally impressive, ranking in the top three of key stats including Juke Rate, Dodged Tackles, Breakaway Runs, EPA, and Dominator Rating. He‘s still in the top seven for yards, breakaway run rate, and yards per touch. The Patriots were the first team to slow him down all season in Week 6.

The Ravens have performed well in eight matchups against Chubb, averaging just 12 carries for 56.6 yards and a half points. This Ravens defense has the 6th fewest rush attempts and 8th fewest yards allowed, but is vulnerable as they give up 4.5 yards per carry. I think Chubb will get back on track this week and lead this Browns team to a close finish again.

Amari Cooper Player Props | Over 55.5 receiving yards (-115)

This won’t necessarily be an offensive shootout game, but the Browns need to pull off the performances of Chubb and Amari Cooper to even be competitive. They did well to get as much out of both as possible, but it’s even more impressive with Cooper. There’s no other consistent pass catcher at the receiver position, making Cooper’s job all the more difficult.

He’s having an excellent season considering he’s playing with a backup quarterback. Cooper, who had more yards than last year with Dak Prescott and the NFL’s top offense, has shown he’ll have fuel in the tank for Deshaun Watson’s return. That’s bad news for a secondary player who struggles with consistency.

MORE: Top Browns vs. Ravens DFS Lineup

Baltimore’s pass defense was abominable for the first three weeks before sitting off against the Bengals and Giants. They don’t have to worry about Jacoby Brissett throwing the ball everywhere, but they can’t let it be efficient.

In any case, look out for Cooper, who haunts Marcus Peter’s nightmares a bit with his excellent route running while surpassing his 55.5 prop number.

Player Props by Nick Chubb & Lamar Jackson | Over 100 rushing yards each (+2000)

I love this longshot prop bet. Sure, it’s unlikely, but far from impossible, that two of the NFL’s top rushers could refrain from winning long enough to generate a +2000 return. We’ve talked about Chubb before, but it’s Jackson’s involvement that makes this prop harder to hit. Incredible as Jackson is, he’s picky about his rush attempts.

Also firmly on my six-week MVP list, Jackson has two 100-yard games this season. He’s been increasing his carries since the first two weeks of the season, making it clear he’s willing to carry that offense as far as it takes to win. This bodes well for that player prop bet in a division game they need to win.

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6 sectional doors from Evansville to look at https://middlestatessoccercamp.com/6-sectional-doors-from-evansville-to-look-at/ Thu, 20 Oct 2022 10:24:32 +0000 https://middlestatessoccercamp.com/6-sectional-doors-from-evansville-to-look-at/ EVANSVILLE, Indiana – A championship-level matchup is held each year in the first round of high school football. Just maybe not this year in Southwest Indiana. Every team is at the mercy of the blind draw. With one notable exception, there haven’t been too many complaints about how the brackets unfolded. It should result in […]]]>

EVANSVILLE, Indiana – A championship-level matchup is held each year in the first round of high school football. Just maybe not this year in Southwest Indiana.

Every team is at the mercy of the blind draw. With one notable exception, there haven’t been too many complaints about how the brackets unfolded. It should result in many quality semi-final or league games over the next two weeks.

That doesn’t mean that the first round is without potential gems. We’re blessed with two fights between SIAC and PAC, as well as an interesting top 10 matchup. Here are six games in the Evansville area to keep an eye on Friday night.

Indiana High School Soccer:Courier & Press Power Rankings as of the end of the regular season

Gibson Southern's Tanner Boyd (10) eludes tackle by Boonville's Reece Wilder (22) during their game at Bennett Field in Boonville, Indiana Friday night, October 14, 2022.

3A Section 30: Vincennes Lincoln (4-5) on No. 2 Gibson Southern (9-0)

The defending champion does not have the easiest start. Vincennes was one of the top teams in SIAC in early September but finished with four losses in five games. Junior quarterback Xander Hunt is one of the best playmakers in Southwest Indiana. The Titans, who are enjoying their fifth undefeated regular season in program history, know stopping him is number one on the game plan. Gibson’s forte was running the ball between the trio of Devan Roberts (1,166 yards and 17 TD), Tanner Boyd and Sean DeLong.

This will mark the 20th meeting in series history that the Titans have won the last four postseason meetings. Vincennes last won a section in 2019.

Mater Dei's Drew Martin (22) runs the ball as the Reitz Panthers play the Mater Dei Wildcats for the West Side Nut Club Trophy on Friday night, October 14, 2022 at the Reitz Bowl in Evansville, Indiana.  Reitz won, 14- 7.

2A Section 40: No. 10 Perry Central (8-1) at No. 6 Mater Dei (6-3)

Getting back to Lucas Oil Stadium isn’t easy for the Wildcats. Perry Central, the PLAC champion, placed fifth in Class 2A with 40.6 points per game. The reason for the success is simple: the Commodores will lead the ball. Junior Sawyer Guillaume is well over 1,000 yards and set the single-game school record with 310 against Mitchell on Friday. The Wildcats counter with a fourth-ranked 2A defense at 12.6 ppg and an offense led by senior quarterback Mason Wunderlich (18 touchdowns).

This will be the first meeting between Mater Dei and Perry Central. The Wildcats have won three straight titles. The Commodores last won a section in 2010.

Boonville's Clay Conner (6) throws against Gibson Southern during their game at Bennett Field in Boonville, Indiana Friday night, October 14, 2022.

4A Section 24: Boonville (6-3) at Harrison (3-6)

This is one of the more intriguing round one matchups. The Warriors play a tough schedule but own a notable away win against No. 12 Jasper. The offense has averaged 25.7 points over the past three games with the introduction of dual-threat quarterback DeShawnDre Brown. Boonville is the paper favorite with a strong senior class and multiple playmakers. Clay Conner (20 total touchdowns) and Reece Wilder (929 yards, 13 scores) can score anywhere. This game could also have 2018 Sectional Scare vibes against bosses if the Pioneers aren’t careful.

This is the seventh meeting in series history and the first since 2019. Boonville last won a section title in 2004 and Harrison in 2015.

Tecumseh's Chase Jones (25) runs for a touchdown while Forest Park's Jaxon Lueken (3) tries to catch him during their game at Tecumseh High School on Friday night, September 9, 2022.

1A Section 48: South Spencer (5-4) at #5 Tecumseh (8-0)

A preview of what’s to come when Tecumseh officially joins the PAC in soccer next season. The Braves earned their first undefeated regular season since 2008, but are walking away with a bye after Rock Creek Academy previously had to resign due to low numbers. The Braves are 10th in Class A in both scoring (41.0) and defense (16.4 points allowable). Chase Jones has 1,393 rushing yards and 24 total touchdowns. South Spencer has won four of their last five games, averaging 40.3 points in those wins. Can the Rebels slow down the Braves’ offense?

This will be the 42nd meeting in the history of the series, but the first since 2006. The last section title for both came in 2003.

Mount Vernon's Nicot Burnett (8) passes the ball as the Mount Vernon Wildcats play North Posey Vikings on Friday night, October 7, 2022.

3A Section 30: No. 8 Owen Valley (9-0) at Mount Vernon (5-4)

Which Mount Vernon team will show up? If it’s the one from the first half of the season, the Wildcats have a chance. Nicot Burnett and company averaged 47 points during a four-game winning streak. What followed was a three-game losing streak against the scheduler’s heart. Owen Valley is enjoying one of its best two-year stretches in program history, having won the leg last year. Senior quarterback Brody Lester has 1,777 yards and 23 touchdowns and senior running back Christian McDonald has 1,037 yards with 20 scores.

This is the first meeting in the series. Mount Vernon last won a section title in 2007.

Southridge's O'Ryan Curry (10) runs the ball as the Southridge Raiders play the Gibson Southern Titans on Friday night, September 16, 2022 at Southridge High School in Huntingburg, Indiana.

3A Section 32: North Harrison (7-2) on No. 10 Southridge (8-1)

Time to see again if the betting against Scott Buening holds true. A visit from the Cougars could be one of the tougher games of this period for the Raiders. North Harrison features a running game led by Sawyer Wetzel (1,675 yards and 16 touchdowns) and David Langdon (929 total yards, 10 rushing scores). However, the identity of this Southridge team is defense. The Raiders allowed just eight points per game, eighth in the state regardless of class. Also look out for Hudson Allen (1,178 passing yards with 11 touchdowns) or Reid Schroeder (15 rushing touchdowns).

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2022 Heisman Trophy Rankings by B/R: The Hunt is Here | News, Results, Highlights, Stats and Rumours https://middlestatessoccercamp.com/2022-heisman-trophy-rankings-by-b-r-the-hunt-is-here-news-results-highlights-stats-and-rumours/ Tue, 18 Oct 2022 15:04:09 +0000 https://middlestatessoccercamp.com/2022-heisman-trophy-rankings-by-b-r-the-hunt-is-here-news-results-highlights-stats-and-rumours/ 2022 Heisman Trophy Rankings by B/R: The Hunt is Here 0 out of 4 Blake Corum | AP Photo/Paul Sancya CJ Stroud remains the Heisman Trophy favorite, but the Ohio State star quarterback officially has company. Tennessee quarterback Hendon Hooker not only reaffirmed his candidacy in Saturday’s upset win over Alabama, but Michigan running back […]]]>

2022 Heisman Trophy Rankings by B/R: The Hunt is Here

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    Blake Corum | AP Photo/Paul Sancya

    CJ Stroud remains the Heisman Trophy favorite, but the Ohio State star quarterback officially has company.

    Tennessee quarterback Hendon Hooker not only reaffirmed his candidacy in Saturday’s upset win over Alabama, but Michigan running back Blake Corum boosted his chances with another big day. Stroud was never officially a runaway leader, but a sizable gap is now much smaller.

    In short: the race is fun.

    Additionally, due to multiple losses – as we mentioned last week – the overall field is shrinking even more.

Stage 4: Possible candidates for voting

1 out of 4

    AUSTIN, TX - OCTOBER 15: Texas Longhorns quarterback Quinn Ewers (3) throws the ball during the game against the Iowa State Cyclones on October 15, 2022 at Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, TX.  (Photo by Adam Davis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

    Quinn Ewers | Adam Davis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

    Grayson McCall, QB, Coastal Carolina: The loss to Old Dominion basically rules out McCall’s rise. Despite this, he has rushed for 2,086 total yards and notched 21 touchdowns with a single interception.

    JJ McCarthy, QB, Michigan: The best way to describe McCarthy’s production is “modest”. As the Wolverines ran all over Penn State, he threw 145 yards with a very unlucky interception and added 57 yards on the ground. McCarthy is not a big contender – especially compared to his teammate Corum – but cannot be eliminated.

    Quinn Ewers, QB, Texas: Someone who misses more than three games is not going to win the Heisman. But there’s no question that if he keeps producing and Texas keeps winning, a smaller group of voters will put Ewers on their ballots. Since returning from a shoulder injury, he has thrown for 461 yards and seven touchdowns with one interception.

    Michael Penix Jr., QB, Washington: The nation’s passing leader is Penix, who has registered 2,560 yards, 20 scores and four interceptions. He just set UW’s single-game record for 516 passing yards and scored his fourth four-pass touchdown game of the season in a win over Arizona.

    More to Know: Alabama Edge Will Anderson Jr., Kansas QB Jalon Daniels, Ohio State RB Miyan Williams, Ohio State WR Emeka Egbuka, Ohio State WR Marvin Harrison Jr., Oklahoma QB Dillon Gabriel, Pitt RB Israel Abanikanda, UCF QB John Rhys plumee

Stage 3: Stay around

2 out of 4

    WINSTON-SALEM, NC - SEPTEMBER 24: DJ Uiagalelei (5) of the Clemson Tigers aims to throw the ball during a football game between the Wake Forest Demon Deacons and the Clemson Tigers at Truist Field on September 24, 2022 in Winston-Salem , NC .  (Photo by David Jensen/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

    DJ Uiagalelei | David Jensen/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

    DJ Uiagalelei, QB, Clemson: Uiagalelelei’s Season of Redemption continued into Week 7. While the Tigers had a nice win in Florida State, he totaled 229 yards and four touchdowns. So far, Uiagalelei has 2,002 offensive yards and 21 totals for two interceptions. Clemson hosts No. 14 Syracuse in a crucial ACC showdown this weekend.

    Chase Brown, RB, Illinois: The veteran defender became the first FBS player to cross the 1,000-yard mark on the ground. As upstart Illini defeated Minnesota and improved to 6-1, Brown rushed for 180 yards and caught three passes for a season-high 53 yards on a touchdown.

    Bijan Robinson, RB, Texas: For the first time all season, Robinson didn’t get into the end zone on Saturday. Still, he put out a total of 171 hard-earned yards against a troublesome Iowa State defense. Robinson is one of only three FBS players with more than 1,000 yards from scrimmage. Texas travels to the 11th state of Oklahoma this weekend.

    Cameron Rising, QB, Utah: Rising secured a signature moment with his winning touchdown and two-point conversion to topple then-undefeated USC. He threw for 415 yards, rushed for 60 and scored five points overall. Utah (5-2) needs to avoid another loss but Rising is still on the radar.

    More to know: Georgia QB Stetson Bennett, Kansas State QB Adrian Martinez, Mississippi State QB Will Rogers, North Carolina QB Drake Maye, Wake Forest QB Sam Hartman

Stage 2: Need the Heisman moment

3 out of 4

    KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE - OCTOBER 15: Running back Jahmyr Gibbs #1 of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs the ball with linebacker Juwan Mitchell #10 of the Tennessee Volunteers in pursuit during the second half at Neyland Stadium on October 15, 2022 in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Tennessee won the game 52-49.  (Photo by Donald Page/Getty Images)

    Jahmyr Gibbs (right) | Donald Page/Getty Images

    Jahmyr Gibbs, RB, Alabama: The past three weekends have got Gibbs talking. After a total of 226 yards and two points in Arkansas, he recorded 167 scrimmage yards against Texas A&M. Although the Crimson Tide lost to Tennessee, Gibbs rushed for 151 yards and three touchdowns. With 1,067 general purpose yards, it ranks fourth nationwide.

    Spencer Sanders, QB, State of Oklahoma: As a general guideline, a negative result should not ruin a player’s candidacy. The fall at TCU certainly hurt Sanders. Still, he contributed 313 yards and three touchdowns to the double loss in overtime. Sanders has 1,948 yards and has 21 points this year.

    Bo Nix, QB, Oregon: Nix and the Ducks had an idle weekend to prepare for a showdown with UCLA. He goes into the matchup with a respectable total of 1,857 yards and 20 touchdowns.

    Max Duggan, QB, TCU: Early on, it seemed like Sanders and OSU would end TCU’s undefeated year. However, TCU overcame a 17-point deficit behind another great performance from Duggan. He totaled 286 passing yards, 57 rushing yards and three points to stun OSU. Next is Kansas State, the only other undefeated team in the Big 12 games.

    Dorian Thompson-Robinson, QB, UCLA: Much like Nix, Thompson-Robinson spent the weekend preparing for the Oregon clash. DTR has generated 1,741 offensive yards and 19 touchdowns on two interceptions, and UCLA also has top-25 wins over Washington and Utah.

Stage 1: Ranking of favorites

4 out of 4

    Tennessee quarterback Hendon Hooker (5) looks for a receiver during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Alabama on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022 in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne).

    Hendon Hooker | AP Photo/Wade Payne

    While subjective, the ranking is based on factors – individual performance, team success and key moments – that voters have traditionally used to determine the winner.

    5. Bryce Young, QB, Alabama: Young was returning from a shoulder injury and threw for 455 yards with two touchdowns in the Tennessee loss. Last season, Young bounced back from a midseason loss at Texas A&M to win the Heisman. I wouldn’t recommend dropping it much.

    4. Blake Corum, RB, Michigan: As the Wolverines rolled over Penn State, Corum enjoyed another tremendous day on the ground. He rushed for 166 yards and two touchdowns and added three receptions for 15 yards. Combined with his FBS-leading 13 rushing scores, Corum ranks second nationally with 901 rushing yards.

    3. Caleb Williams, QB, USC: When a quarterback accumulates 438 yards and five touchdowns in a loss, it stings. But that kind of performance certainly doesn’t remove a QB from the Heisman radar. Williams has totaled 2,206 yards and 22 touchdowns for an interception.

    2. Hendon Hooker, QB, Tennessee: How’s that for a Heisman moment? Hooker torched the Alabama defense for 385 yards and five touchdowns, and also threw two clutch passes to set up Chase McGrath’s winning field goal. Tennessee was on a 15-game losing streak against Alabama, and Hooker closed the gap on the Heisman leader.

    1. CJ Stroud, QB, Ohio State: Stroud and the Buckeyes had a Saturday to watch from home. Over the next two weekends, they play against a strong Iowa defense and 16th-ranked Penn State. Stroud is tied for the FBS lead on touchdown passes (24) and has an FBS best of 10.9 yards per attempt.

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