Before They Are Bulldogs: Week 4

2014 Committs
Kicker Logan Cooke and Columbia Academy(3-1) defeated Wayne Academy, 28-6. Cooke didn't play in the game suffering from a foot injury he had last week. Season Stats: 10 punts for 44 yards-per-punt, 3-5 XPs, 1-2 field goals and seven catches for 100 yards and two TDs.
Newton County(3-1) four-star Wide Receiver Jamoral Graham had six carries for 16 yards, two kick returns for 61 yards and a 12-yard punt return as the Cougars lost their first game of the season to Forest, 10-7. Season Stats: 22 carries for 265 yards and two TDs, six catches for 79 yards and a touchdown and seven kick/punt returns for 128 yards and a touchdown. He has a total of 472 yards on 35 touches with four touchdowns. Defensively, Graham has 32 tackles (24 solo)
Four-star linebacker Gerri Green and Greenville-Weston (1-3) dropped their third-consecutive game with a loss to Greenwood Friday night, 34-6. Green played on both sides of the ball returning from an ejection last week. Green still had a eight tackles (Three solo) and a pass breakup and a rush for -2 yards on offense. Season Stats: 44 tackles (20 solo), five PBU, one FF and one FR. Offensively: Four catches, 50 yards and two TDs.
The offensive line duo of Jordan Harris and Tyler Jones of Stephenson(Ga.) (3-0) continued to destroy people with a 62-0 win.
Defensive end Darius Liggins and the Chargers from Oxford (4-0) continued to show why the might be the team to beat in 5A with a 30-0 drubbing of cross-town rival Lafayette County. Liggins had a big night with 10 tackles (four solos) four tackles for loss, three sacks and an interception. Season stats: 29 tackles (13 solo) with six for loss, three sacks and an interception from his defensive end position.
Defensive back Chris Rayford of Byhalia (1-3) fell for a third-consecutive week losing to Memphis Southwind, 42-17. Rayford, still hobbled by an ankle injury, didn't play offensively but did enough work on defense. He had six tackles and a pass breakup at cornerback. Season stats: Rayford has rushed nine times for 146 yards, hitting the endzone three times, and totaled 17 tackles. He is expected to play defense at MSU.
Quarterback Elijah Staley and Wheeler (Ga.) (2-1) lost their first game of the season to Hughes (Ga.), 37-28. Staley still had a solid day on the field passing for 307 yards on 20-36 passing with three touchdowns and three interceptions. He also ran seven times for 47 yards. Season Stats 40-65, 751 yards and six TDs. 12 carries for 133 yards and two touchdowns.
The Red Rebels from Harrison Central (3-0) and MSU defensive back commit Lashard Durr stayed undefeated on Friday with a big win over Greene County, 28-21. His stats are yet to be updated for this week. Season Stats (Through Two games): Five carries for 68 yards, three catches for 126 yards and a touchdown, five tackles and four PBU.
Quarterback Nick Fitzgerald and Richmond Hill (Ga.) (3-0) continued their winning ways on Friday with a 51-14 win over Savannah (Ga.) . Fitzgerald was 3-6 for 109 yards through the air and two TDs and rushed for 37 yards on four carries and two touchdowns. Season Stats 7-16 for 209 yards and four TDS. 23 carries for 270 yards and six touchdowns.
Columbia (Ga.) High School (1-2) and linebacker Deshon Cooper lost their second-straight game against Stockbridge (Ga.), 18-6. Cooper had five tackles, four of them for loss, with a sack and a forced fumble. Offensively the versatile Cooper had four receptions for 43 yards. Season Stats: Nine tackles, four TFL, four sacks and three forced fumbles. Offense- Five catches for 72 yards.
Forrest County (2-1) and running back Dontavian Lee won their second consecutive game defeating Magee, 34-20. Lee had 18 carries for 96 yards while also registering a catch for 3 yards and four kicks for 40 yards. Season Stats 49 carries for 133 yards and two TDs; four catches for 62 yards and a touchdown. He's also returned five kicks for 74 yards.
Aeris Williams and the West Point Green Wave (1-2) were blown away by Columbus 41-14. The future Bulldog was held in check for the first time this season rushing 20 times for just 46 yards and a touchdown. Season Stats 77 carries for 498 yards and six touchdowns with seven catches 48 yards and another touchdown. He's also returned six kicks for 102 yards.
JUCO linemen Jocquell Johnson and Co-Lin Community College(3-0) stayed undefeated with a 23-0 win over East Central Community College.
Norman Price of Hinds(2-1) lost their first game of the season to Gulf Coast, 41-34.
Braxton Hoyett and Pelham (Ala.) (2-1) took their first loss to Thompson (Ala.), 31-16. Hoyett recorded four tackles (three solo), two sacks and three hurries. Season Stats: Nine tackles (six solo), nine QBH, three TFL, two sacks and a fumble recovery.
2015 Class
2013 signee Donald Gray at Co-Lin is redshirting during the 2013 season due to injury.
2016 Class
Sophomore linebacker Jonathan Pollock of Dr. Phillips High School (3-0) in Orlando continued to roll with a 42-6 victory over Seminole (Fla.). The sophomore had eight tackles, two for loss, and a sack. Season Stats: 27 tackles, seven for a loss and two sacks.