Future Huskers Highlights: Week Eight
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Future Huskers Highlights: Week Eight

October 18, 2016

Don’t look now but the high school regular season is almost over. As the season is winding down, it appears that Nebraska’s commits are heating up on the field. Last week’s performances were highlighted by Robert Porcher IV and Deontre Thomas controlling the defensive line, while Matt Sichterman, Broc Bando and Brenden Jaimes had dominant performances on the offensive line to help lead their teams to victory.

Willie Hampton


American Heritage (Fla.) defeated Cardinal Gibbons (Fla.) 29-9

Willie Hampton put on another solid performance as American Heritage pushed its record to 7-0. Hampton tallied four tackles, one tackle for a loss and half of a sack as the Patriots grinded out a 29-9 victory over previously undefeated Cardinal Gibbons. The victory keeps American Heritage undefeated and in the top 10 in the national rankings entering its game against Miami Jackson.

Season Stats: 29 tackles, 6 TFL, 1.5 sacks, 3 FF, 1 INT (returned for a TD)

Next Week: American Heritage (7-0) will face Miami Jackson (2-5) on the road

Jaevon McQuitty

Battle (Mo.) defeated Hannibal (Mo.) 50-27

Jaevon McQuitty put on yet another sterling performance as the Spartans remained undefeated, outscoring Hannibal 50-27. While McQuitty only tallied 46 receiving yards on three catches, he did spring teammate Dreyton Tyler for huge gains with his blocking on the perimeter. The victory pushed Battle’s record to 9-0 entering its BYE week.

Season Stats: 38 receptions, 857 receiving yards (22.6 yards per reception), 12 TDs

Next Week: Battle (9-0) will have a BYE

Keyshawn Johnson Jr.


Calabasas enjoyed a BYE last Friday.

Season Stats: 28 receptions, 469 yards (16.8 yards per catch), 5 TDs

Next Week: Calabasas (7-0) will face Newbury Park (5-2) on the road

Tristan Gebbia

Calabasas enjoyed a BYE last Friday.

Season Stats: 143/203 (70.4% completion percentage), 2,148 yards, 25 TDs, 5 INTs

Next Week: Calabasas (7-0) will face Newbury Park (5-2) on the road

Austin Allen

Aurora (Neb.) defeated Grand Island Northwest (Neb.) 23-10

Austin Allen still has not played this season due to a knee injury he suffered over the summer. He is hoping to be able to play in the Class B playoffs in two weeks.

Next Week: Aurora (6-2) will face Seward (1-7) on the road

Brenden Jaimes

Lake Travis (Texas) defeated Lehman (Texas) 68-0

Brenden Jaimes had a short night Friday, as the Lake Travis starters were pulled following the first quarter as the Cavaliers demolished Lehman 68-0. Despite only playing one quarter, Jaimes and his fellow starters scored 45 points in the dominating victory. The win keeps Lake Travis rolling along entering its matchup with Leander.

Next Week: Lake Travis (6-1) will host Leander (2-6)

Avery Roberts


Wilmington Concord (Del.) lost to Salesianum (Del.) 20-0

No individual stats have been returned for this game.

Season Stats: Season Stats: 41 tackles, 9 TFL, 5 sacks, 2 FF (stats only current through four games)

Next Week: Wilmington Concord (5-1) will host William Penn (5-1)

Matt Sichterman


Kings (Ohio) defeated Walnut Hills (Ohio) 45-6

Matt Sichterman turned in a dominant performance as Kings rolled up 322 rushing yards in its 45-6 victory over Walnut Hills. Sichterman locked down his side of the line as the Knights averaged 9.5 yards per carry. Kings has now recovered from its mid-season slump and enter the final two games of their schedule at 6-2.

Next Week: Kings (6-2) will host Loveland (4-4)

Broc Bando

IMG Academy (Fla.) defeated Oxbridge Academy (Fla.) 38-0

Broc Bando and his fellow linemen controlled the line of scrimmage as IMG rolled to a shutout victory over Oxbridge Academy. The Ascenders racked up 228 rushing yards while averaging seven yards per carry. The victory keeps IMG undefeated entering its nationally televised game against Trinity Christian Academy.

Next Week: IMG (6-0) will travel to face Trinity Christian Academy (5-2) on ESPN2

Robert Porcher IV

Dr. Phillips (Fla.) defeated Freedom (Fla.) 38-0

Robert Porcher IV put together one of his most complete performances as Dr. Phillips earned its second consecutive shutout. Porcher tallied five tackles, two tackles for a loss, one sack and an interception in the 38-0 victory.

Season Stats: 44 tackles, 13 TFL, 4 sacks, 5 PBU, 1 INT

Ben Miles

Catholic-B.R. (La.) defeated Broadmoor (La.) 48-6

No individual stats were returned, but Miles played a key role in paving the way for three rushing touchdowns by LSU commit Clyde Edwards-Helaire. The victory helped push the Bears record to 7-0 entering the homestretch of its regular season.

Next Week: Catholic-B.R. (7-0) will host St. Amant (7-0)

Guy Thomas


Booker T. Washington (Fla.) defeated Hialeah-Miami Lakes (Fla.) 58-10

No individual stats returned for this game.

Next Week: Booker T. Washington (5-3) will host Miami Columbus (5-2)

Reese Leitao


Jenks (Okla.) enjoyed a BYE week last Friday

Season Stats: 21 receptions, 269 yards (12.8 yards per reception), 2 TDs

Next Week: Jenks (7-0) will travel to face Yukon (0-7)

Deiontae Watts

Plano East (Texas) defeated McKinney (Texas) 60-35

Deiontae Watts anchored the defensive line as Plano East rolled to its second consecutive victory. No individual stats were returned, but you can check out his game highlights below.

Next Week: Plano East (4-3) will travel to face Plano West (1-6)

Deontre Thomas

Mustang (Okla.) defeated Moore (Okla.) 20-18

Thomas was all over the field last Friday, and his team needed all the help they could get to squeak by Moore. While no individual stats were returned, you can check out highlights of his performance here.

Next Week: Mustang (5-2) will travel to face Putnam City North (1-6)

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