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Look Ahead: Lincoln is loaded

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FROMTHEROAD:2011Offense|2011Defense|Underclassmen
Rivals.comanalystsarecanvassingthecountryagainthisweektocheckoutthetoptalentinperson.Here'swherethey'llbeandwheretheirattention-prospectslistedalphabetically-willbefocused.
Analyst:ChrisNee


Game:Madison(Fla.)MadisonCountyatTallahassee(Fla.)Lincoln,Thursday


TopProspects:

JavoriusAllenLincoln,6-1/210,ATH
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http://rivals.yahoo.com/video/recruiting-football/Buck-Allen-Highlights-1-50822"target=new>AllenhighlightsClickHeretoviewthisLink.
Allenisatalentedathletewhocouldplayrunningback,widereceiverorsafetyatthecollegiatelevel.AllenisamajorpiecetoLincoln'soffenseandwillgettheballputinhishandsinanumberofways.
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http://rivals.yahoo.com/video/recruiting-football/Mark-Bodkin-Highlights-2-484521"target=new>BodkinhighlightsClickMarkBodkinLincoln,6-6/300,OLHeretoviewthisLink.
Bodkinisstilllookingforhisfirstoffer.Hepossessesthesizenecessarytoplayonthenextlevelasanoffensivetackle.HeprovidesprotectionontheedgeoftheLincolnoffensiveline.
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http://rivals.yahoo.com/video/recruiting-football/Keondrick-Daniels-Highlights-1-790216"target=new>DanielshighlightsClickKeondrickDanielsLincoln,5-10/160,WRHeretoviewthisLink.
DanielsisasmallreceiverwhohasstartedtoreceivemajorinterestfromConnecticutwhileholdingaroundahalf-dozenoffers..DanielsisaweaponintheLincolnreturngame.Healsoplaysonthedefensivesideoftheballinthesecondary.

ChrisGaryeJr.Lincoln,6-3/202,DB
GaryeJr.isabigsafetyintheLincolnsecondarywhohasgivenanearlypledgetoUSF.Garyeisaphysicalpresenceatsafetywhoiscapableofcomingupinrunsupportwhilealsodroppingbackinthesecondaryandmakingplaysagainstthepass.

La'DonteGibsonMadison6-3/316,OL
GibsonisalargeoffensiveguardwhoholdsearlyoffersfromSouthernMissandFloridaA&M.HehelpsopenholesonthefrontlineforMadison'srushingattack.

JamesHearnsLincoln,6-3/220,LB(2013)
HearnsisatalentedsophomorelinebackerwhoisawreckingballinthemiddleoftheLincolndefense.Hearnsisaveryphysicallinebackerwithgreatathleticism.


QuickKicks:
MadisonsentChrisThompsonandJacobbiMcDanieltoFloridaState,whileLincolnsentdefensivebacksT.J.BryantandJawanzaStarlingtoUSC.
Analyst:BrianPerroni


Game:Garland(Texas)atRowlett(Texas),Thursday


TopProspects:
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http://rivals.yahoo.com/video/recruiting-football/Treyvon-Green-Highlights-1-705779"target=new>GreenhighlightsClickTreyvonGreenRowlett,5-9/195,RBHeretoviewthisLink.
TheNorthwesterncommithasneveraveragedmorethan5yardspercarrypriortothisyear,andnowheisaveraging6.7.Doeshehavetheexplosivenessneededtoplayincollege?
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http://rivals.yahoo.com/video/recruiting-football/AMP-TCU-NIKE-Camp-WR-vs-DB-pt1-185936"target=new>OyenugahighlightsClickSamuelOyenugaRowlett,6-0/162,CBHeretoviewthisLink.
NotmuchisknownabouttheMinnesotacommit.HehadagoodshowingattheNIKECampthissummerbutdoesittranslatetoagame?
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http://rivals.yahoo.com/video/recruiting-football/Zach-Wood-Highlights-1-101083"target=new>WoodhighlightsClickZachWoodRowlett,6-3/256,SDEHeretoviewthisLink.
Anactivedefender,WoodchoseSMUoverseveralotheroffers.IsheabigDEorwillheneedtobeaDTincollege?


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ThisgamecoulddecidethedistrictchampionasRowlettis3-0inleagueplayandGarlandsitsat2-1.BothschoolshavealumniallaroundtheBig12.
Analyst:AdamGorney


Game:Bellflower(Calif.)St.JohnBoscovs.SantaAna(Calif.)MaterDei,Thursday


TopProspects:
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http://rivals.yahoo.com/video/recruiting-football/Victor-Blackwell-interview-and-highlights-428833"target=new>BlackwellinterviewandhighlightsClickVictorBlackwellMaterDei,6-1/186,WRHeretoviewthisLink.
Blackwell,whohasalreadycommittedtoUSC,hastwiceasmanyreceptionsasanyoneontheMaterDeirostersoit'sbeentoughforteamstostophim.
BryceTreggsSt.JohnBosco,5-10/157,WR,2012prospect
TreggsisconsideredoneofthetopjuniorwidereceiversinCaliforniaandhealreadyhasverbaloffersfromArizonaStateandStanford.California,NotreDameandmanyothersarepursuinghim.
MaxWittekMaterDei,6-4/215,QB
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WittekhighlightsClicktoviewthisLink.
WittekstruggledwhenRivals.comsawhimearlierintheseasonagainstCoronaCentennialbutsincethentheMonarchshavewonthreestraight.TheUSCcommithasastrongarmandabigreputation.


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WittekandBlackwellcommittedtoUSCwithinamonthofeachotherthisspring.…Onlythreepro-stylequarterbacksareratedhigherthanWittekbyRivals.comandoneofthemisfellowUSCpledgeCodyKessleroutofBakersfield(Calif.)Centennial.
Analyst:MikeFarrell


Game:Matthews(N.C.)ButleratCharlotte(N.C.)ArdreyKell,Friday


TopProspects:
NickDavidsonArdreyKell,6-7/270,OL,2012prospect
ThereareaplethoraoftopoffensivelinemeninthestateofNorthCarolinafor2012withearlyoffers.HowdoesDavidsonstackupagainstD.J.Humphries,BrockStadnik,K.C.LawsonandD.J.Readerfromthesameclass?
RileyFergusonButler,6-2/190,QB,2013prospect
Fergusonhassomebigshoestofill,replacingthesuspendedChristianLeMay,buthasledhisteamtoanundefeatedstart.HowdoeshecomparewithLeMayatthesamestageofdevelopment?
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FrosthighlightsClickKrisFrostButler,6-3/210,ATHHeretoviewthisLink.
Frostisbeingrecruitedbysomeasalinebackerandbyothersasawidereceiver.Whichpositionfitshimbestanddoeshehavethespeedneededtobeanoffensivethreatatthenextlevel?
PeterKalambayiButler,6-2/220,LB,2013prospect
KalambayiismuchbiggerthanFrostatthesamestageofdevelopment,butdoeshehavethesameathleticupside?
UriahLeMayButler,6-1/188,WR,2013prospect
LeMayhasgoodsizeandisoneofthetruethreatsforButlerfromanywhereonthefield,butcanhebeoneoftheelitereceiversinhisclasswhenitcomestosize-speedcombination?
DrewOwensArdreyKell,6-5/227,TE
Owensisoneofthebest-lookingtightendprospectsyou'llsee,resemblingayoungVernonDavisphysically.Canhebeatruepass-catchingthreatatthenextlevelorisheasixthoffensivelineman?
JustusPickettArdreyKell,5-11/183,ATH
Pickettisatruethreatasarunnerandreceiver,butishestronganddurableenoughtotakeapoundingasabackorslotreceiverincollege?
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WalkerhighlightsClickDeionWalkerButler,5-11/195,RBHeretoviewthisLink.
Walkerisaphysicalworkhorsewhorunsbetweenthetacklesverywell,butdoeshehavethespeedtobeanelitebackincollege?


QuickKicks:
ArdreyKellboastedlinebackerPrinceShembo,aNotreDamesignee,lastyear.…ButlerhasproducedHawathaBell(NorthCarolina),RobertBlanton(NotreDame)andSpencerAdams(Clemson),butFrostisthehighest-rankedplayerfromtheprogramatNo.33inthenation.
Analyst:BarryEvery


Game:ElDorado(Kan.)atTowanda(Kan.)Circle,Friday


TopProspects:
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PhillipshighlightsClickJordanPhillips6-6/290,DTHeretoviewthisLink.
TheOklahomacommitmentishetheleadingtackler,andoneofthetopreceivers,scoringleader,andpunterforhisteam.ManyexpertsbelieveheisthetopplayerinKansas.


QuickKicks:
Barringameltdownbeforetheendoftheseason,CirclecoachLeeLaMunyonandhisThunderbirdsshouldimproveontheirpasttwoseasonshavingfinished(4-5)in2009,and(2-7)in2008.
Analyst:ChrisNee


Game:Jacksonville(Fla.)Bollesvs.Yulee(Fla.),Friday


TopProspects:
DerrickHenryYulee6-4/222RB,2013prospect
ItisapossibilityHenrygrowsoutofthepositionbeforereachingthecollegeranks.Hissizehasn'tworkedagainsthimthisseasonashehasrackedup1,272yardsand17touchdownsonthegroundthroughfivegames.
KelvinRaineyYulee,6-3/203,TE,2012prospect
Raineypossessestheathleticabilitytoflexoutasawidereceiver.Hehasalreadypickedupahandfulofmajorcollegeoffersafterimpressingasasophomoreandatsummercamps.
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ScotthighlightsClickTylerScottBolles,6-1/269,DTHeretoviewthisLink.
ScottleadsaverygoodfrontsevenfortheBollesdefensebycreatinghavocinthemiddleofthedefensiveline.HehasbeenreceivinginterestfromanumberofDivisionIcollegesbutisstillwaitingforhisfirstmajoroffer.
D.J.StewartBolles,5-11/225,RB,2012prospect
Stewartisathickrunningbackwithgoodspeed.Hehasyettoreceivemajorcollegeinterestbutwillfindhiswayontoacollegerosterwithhisplayoverthenextyear.
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TheushighlightsClickJohnTheusBolles,6-6/275,OL,2012prospectHeretoviewthisLink.
TheyoungerTheusisconsideredaneliteoffensivelinemaninthe2012class.Hepossessesverylonglegsandarms.HeholdsnumerousDivision-IoffersbutGeorgialeadsatthistimeduetolandinghisbrotherinthe2011class.
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TheushighlightsClickNathanTheusBolles,6-3/255,OL/LSHeretoviewthisLink.
TheusisanoffensivelineprospectatBolles,butwillendupalongsnapperinthecollegiateranks.Atnumerouscampsthissummer,hissnappingtimeswereconsideredtobeonanelitelevel.HeiscommittedtoGeorgia.


QuickKicks:
Bollesis6-0ontheearlyseasonbutwillbetestedbyYulee,whichis5-1.Justlastseason,Bolleshadsevenplayerssignwithcolleges.
Analyst:AdamGorney


Game:Riverside(Calif.)LaSierravs.MorenoValley(Calif.)RanchoVerde,Friday


TopProspects:
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PomeehighlightsClickJuniorPomeeRanchoVerde,6-3/210,WRHeretoviewthisLink.
Pomeeisabigtargetwhorunsgreatroutesandhasexceptionalhands.That'swhyUSC,UCLA,FloridaandArizonaaresomeofhisfavoriteschools.
RyanHendersonRanchoVerde,5-10/165,DB
HendersonreallyemergedonthescenethisspringattheLosAngelesNIKECampandprovedtobeashutdowncornerwithlotsofskills.HecommittedtoUtahthissummerandmightbeoneofthemoreundervaluedcornerbacksinSouthernCalifornia.


QuickKicks:
RanchoVerdeisthehomeofRonaldPowell,thetop-ratedplayerinthe2010classbyRivals.com.He'safreshmandefensiveendatFlorida.…RanchoVerdehadtodealwithtragedyearlierthisseasonwhendefensiveendEmilSmithdiedinacaraccident.HewascommittedtoBoiseState.
Analyst:BrianPerroni


Game:Whitehouse(Texas)atTyler(Texas)JohnTyler,Friday


TopProspects:
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AldridgehighlightsClickQuincyAldridgeWhitehouse,6-2/195,SHeretoviewthisLink.
Aldridgeisabigfreesafetythathasn'tseenmanyofferssinceaninjuryearlylastseason.Hehasbeenproductivethisyear,tallying24tacklesandthreeinterceptions.IshestillagileenoughtoplaysafetyorisheanOLB?
DavidBushJohnTyler,5-11/165,ATH
TheTCUcommitplaysquarterbackfortheLions.Hehasruntheballwell,averagingjustover6yardspercarry,butwhatpositiondoesheplayinFortWorth?
EricDavisJohnTyler,6-3/227,DE,2012prospect
DavisisoneofthebestjuniorpassrushersinthestateofTexas.HealreadyhaseightsacksontheyearandhasachancetoshowwhathecandoagainstWhitehouse'spassinggame.
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HacketthighlightsClickChrisHackettJohnTyler,6-1/185,SHeretoviewthisLink.
TheTCUcommithas39tacklesandthreeinterceptionsinfivegamesthisseason.Isheasafetyorcouldhepossiblyevenbeabigcornerbackthatcollegescovet?
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MetoyerhighlightsClickTreyMetoyerWhitehouse,6-2/198,WRHeretoviewthisLink.
Thenation'sNo.2-rankedreceiver,theOklahomacommitismakingacasetobeNo.1.Hehad169yardsreceivingandfivetouchdownsinthefirsthalflastweekendandhasgoneover100yardsandscoredatleastonetouchdownineverygamesofar.


QuickKicks:
Bothteamscomeintothegamewith5-1records.EastTexasbraggingrightsareatstakehere.JohnTylerhasoneofthetopsophomoreclassesinthestateandseveralwillplaybigrolesthisweekend.
Analyst:BarryEvery


Game:ElDorado(Kan.)ButlerC.C.atCoffeyville(Kan.)Coffeyville,Saturday


TopProspects:
BenAxonButler,6-2/205,RB
Team'sleadingrusherwith550yardson111attemptsandninerushingtouchdowns.
CorneliusCarradineButler,6-5/245,SDE
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Carradine highlightsClick Here to view this Link.
Carradine leads the defense in all of the following defensive categories: 69 total tackles, 14.5 TFLs, five sacks.
Duron Carter Coffeyville, 6-2/195, WR
The Ravens' leading receiver and scorer with 29 catches for 537 yards and 10 touchdowns.
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Kennard highlightsClick Marcus Kennard Butler, 6-4/185, WRHere to view this Link.
Kansas State commitment caught 21 passes for 529 yards and an eye-popping 25.2 yards per catch.
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Mettenberger highlightsClick Zach Mettenberger Butler, 6-5/245, PQBHere to view this Link.
Completed 97 of 168, throwing 19 TDs to only three picks. His efficiency rating is a staggering 172.8.
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Richardson highlightsClick Nu'Keese Richardson Coffeyville, 5-10/180, ATHHere to view this Link.
Has recorded 28 tackles with 10 PBUs and seven INTs, one of which was returned for a score.
Robert Thomas Coffeyville, 6-1/300, DT
Arkansas commit has been in on 31 tackles, 11.5 TFLs and 3.5 sacks while breaking up two passes.
Sylvester Williams Coffeyville, 6-3/310, DT
Has recorded 28 tackles, eight TFLs, 1.5 sacks and two PBUs.


Quick Kicks:
The 83rd matchup between these two storied programs promises to be one the best in the history. The Grizzlies, led by coach Troy Morrell, come in with the No. 1 ranking in NJCAA. The Coffeyville Ravens come in ranked No. 3 in the NJCAA, led by third year coach Darian Dulin.
Analyst: Brian Perroni


Game:San Antonio (Texas) Reagan at San Antonio (Texas) MacArthur, Saturday


Top Prospects:
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Amaro highlightsClick Jace Amaro MacArthur, 6-5/237, TE Here to view this Link.
The Texas Tech commit is a big and physical tight end with very soft hands. After missing most of his junior year with an injury, could he push for an even higher ranking this next time around?
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Knight highlightsClick Trevor Knight Reagan, 6-2/190, DQB, 2012 prospect Here to view this Link.
Knight is one of the top dual-threat passers in the state for the 2012 class. He has thrown quite a few interceptions the past two seasons, though, and accuracy could be a question mark.
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Mabry highlightsClick Ashaad Mabry MacArthur, 6-3/295, DT Here to view this Link.
The big Oklahoma State commit stuffs the run well. Can he play the pass better than he showed last weekend against Churchill?


Quick Kicks:
MacArthur enters the game with a 6-1 record while Reagan is 5-1. The passing games will be fun to watch as Amaro is a huge target for MacArthur and Knight has twin brother Connor Knight to throw to.
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