Before They Are Bulldogs: Week 8

2014 Committs
Kicker Logan Cooke and Columbia Academy(3-4) lost to Parklane, 42-6. Cooke hasn't played the last four games after suffering a foot injury. He's expected to be back next 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(4-3) four-star Wide Receiver Jamoral Graham and the Cougars lost their second-straight game 37-28 to Northeast Lauderdale. Graham is out for the season after having surgery on his broken finger. Season Stats: 52 carries for 421 yards and five TDs, seven catches for 91 yards and a touchdown, 6-9 passing for 75 yards and a touchdown and nine kick/punt returns for 151 yards and a touchdown. He has a total of 738 yards all-purpose with four touchdowns. Defensively, Graham has 38 tackles (26 solo) four passes broken up, three tackles for loss, three sacks and a forced fumble.
Four-star linebacker Gerri Green and Greenville-Weston (1-6) fell to Starkville, 39-6. Despite the loss, Green continued to play well with 15 tackles (nine solo), 4.5 tackles for loss and one forced fumble. On offense Green had a catch for 14 yards. Season Stats: 87 tackles (44 solo), six PBU, 10.5 tackles for loss, three FF and one FR. Offensively: Five catches, 64 yards and two TDs.
Jordan Harris of Stephenson(Ga.) (5-1) had their first loss of the 2013 season falling to Tucker, 31-28.
Defensive end Darius Liggins and the Chargers from Oxford 7-0) continue to roll with a 40-9 victory over Lewisburg. Liggins had four tackles (three solo) with one tackle for loss. Season stats: 50 tackles (22 solo) with seven for loss, six qb hurries, three sacks and an interception from his defensive end position.
Defensive back Chris Rayford of Byhalia (2-4) got back on track with a 14-12 win over New Albany. Rayford made nine tackles and one for loss. On offense, he had six rushes for 47 yards and a catch for 17 yards. Season stats: Rayford has rushed 18 times for 215 yards, hitting the endzone three times. Defense: 32 tackles, three for loss, two sacks and two pass breakups. He is expected to play defense at MSU.
Quarterback Elijah Staley saw his senior season cut short at Wheeler. Season Stats 73-107, 1,043 yards and eight TDs. 17 carries for 164 yards and two touchdowns.
The Red Rebels from Harrison Central (4-3) and MSU defensive back commit Lashard Durr got a win over D'Iberville, 24-7. His stats are yet to be updated for this week. Season Stats (through six games): Six carries for 64 yards, eight catches for 169 yards and a touchdown. Defensively: 17 tackles, six pass breakups and an interception.
Quarterback Nick Fitzgerald and Richmond Hill (Ga.) (6-0) had another big win on Friday beating Effingham, 35-20. The talented qb was 1-for-1 passing with 29 yards while rushing 34 times for 196 yards and four touchdowns. Season Stats 12-29 for 379 yards with five TDS and an interception. 92 carries for 689 yards and 17 touchdowns averaging 7.5 yards per carry.
Columbia (Ga.) High School (3-3) and linebacker Deshon Cooper got a win over Chamblee, 14-10. His stats haven't been updated this week. Season Stats: (Through five games) 29 tackles, eight TFL, seven sacks and five forced fumbles. Offense- Eight catches for 123 yards.
Forrest County (5-2) and running back Dontavian Lee saw their four-game winning streak snapped after an upset from Quitman, 35-32. Lee carried just nine times for 34 yards and a touchdown while catching two passes for 48 yards and another touchdown. Season Stats 107 carries for 880 yards and six TDs for 8.2 yards per carry; seven catches for 155 yards and four touchdowns. He's also returned five kicks for 81 yards.
Aeris Williams and the West Point Green Wave (3-4) had a big night with a 69-41 victory over Center Hill. Williams rushed 26 times for 252 yards and four touchdowns on Friday.Season Stats 192 carries for 1,191 yards and 16 touchdowns averaging 6.2 yards per carry this year and 170 yards per game. He also has seven catches 48 yards and another touchdown. He's returned seven kicks for 133 yards.
JUCO linemen Jocquell Johnson and Co-Lin Community College(6-1) continued to roll with a victory over Pearl River, 37-27.
Norman Price of Hinds(5-2)won their third-straight game with a huge upset over #2 Jones County, 24-20.
Braxton Hoyett and Pelham (Ala.) (5-2) had a tough loss to Prattville, 24-17. The defensive tackle had 11 tackles (five solo) with a quarterback hurry. Season Stats: 52 tackles (27 solo), 14 QBH, five TFL, three sacks and a fumble recovery.
MRA (6-2) and defensive/offensive lineman Sean Rawlings shut out Washington, 16-0. Season Stats: 18 tackles (six solo), three tackles for loss and a sack. Will be an offensive lineman at MSU.
JUCO defensive end William Coleman and Tyler (Texas) (7-0) stayed unbeaten with a 49-23 victory over Cisco. His stats weren't updated. Season Stats: (Through five games) 29 tackles, four for loss and two sacks.
3* wide receiver Jesse Jackson and the Petal Panthers (6-1) bounced back from their first loss with a huge upset over #1 Brandon, 20-13. Jackson had two catches for 34 yards and two punt returns for 12 yards. Season Stats: 19 catches for 240 yards and two touchdowns.
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 (6-0) in Orlando had a bye week this week. Season Stats: 42 tackles, nine for a loss, four sacks and a forced fumble.
2017 Class
Freshman linebacker Anthony Hines and Episcopal of Dallas (Texas) lost to St. Mark's, 55-35. Season Stats: Offensively: 18 carries for 86 yards and two catches for 20 yards. Defensively: