Future Huskers Highlights: Week Five
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Future Huskers Highlights: Week Five

September 28, 2016

Another week of high school football has come and gone. Hard to believe, right? By the end of last weekend, there were plenty of highlights from Nebraska’s 2017 recruiting class to recap. Miss any of it? Get caught up on all things ‘Friday Night Lights’ from the Huskers’ recruits in this week’s Future Huskers Highlights.

Willie Hampton


American Heritage (Fla.) defeated Miami Norland (Fla.) 24-6

Willie Hampton & Co. put in another dominating defensive performance last week, shutting down Miami Norland for their fifth consecutive victory of the season. Hampton contributed six tackles and one tackle for a loss in the victory. Heritage has been a defensive force this season, holding three of its opponents to six points or less.

Season Stats: 25 tackles, 5 TFL, 2 FF, 1 INT (returned for a TD)

Next Week: American Heritage (5-0) will host Stranahan (2-2)

Jaevon McQuitty


Battle (Mo.) defeated Hickman (Mo.) 61-7

Jeavon McQuitty and his fellow starters at Battle saw little action in the Spartans 61-7 demolition of Hickman last week. Despite the limited opportunites, McQuitty still managed to catch two passes, one of which went 64 yards for a touchdown. The victory allowed Battle to remain unbeaten heading into a huge matchup with Blue Springs.

Season Stats: 26 receptions, 605 yards (23.3 yards per catch), 9 TDs

Next Week: Battle (7-0) will put their undefeated record on the line at home against Blue Springs (5-1)

Keyshawn Johnson Jr.


Calabasas (Calif.) defeated El Camino Real (Calif.) 42-7

Keyshawn Johnson Jr. and his teammates coasted to another easy victory last week, defeating El Camino Real 42-7. Despite only playing three quarters, Johnson still got involved, catching three passes for 39 yards and one touchdown.

Season Stats: 19 receptions, 281 yards (14.8 yards per catch), 5 TDs

Next Week: Calabasas (5-0) will face a tough road test against Valencia (3-1)

Tristan Gebbia


Calabasas (Calif.) defeated El Camino Real (Calif.) 42-7

Tristan Gebbia continued his hot streak as the Coyotes coasted to a 42-7 victory over El Camino Real. Gebbia completed 18-of-27 passes for 346 yards and three touchdowns in the victory. Gebbia also took care of the football, completing his third consecutive game without an interception.

Season Stats: 87 of 128 passing (67.9%), 1,834 passing yards, 19 TDs, 4 INTs

Next Week: Calabasas (5-0) will face Valencia (3-1) on the road

Austin Allen


Aurora (Neb.) defeated Gering (Neb.) 26-0

Allen has yet to play this season after sustaining a torn meniscus over the summer.

Next Week: Aurora (3-2) will host Crete (2-3) this Friday

Brenden Jaimes


Lake Travis (Texas) defeated Hays (Texas) 50-14

Brenden Jaimes helped Lake Travis start off district play with a bang as the Cavaliers racked up over 600 yards in a dominant 50-14 victory. While no offensive line stats were returned, you can check out highlights of Jaimes’ performance below.

Next Week: Lake Travis (4-1) will have a BYE this week as it prepares for rival Westlake on Oct. 7.

Avery Roberts


Concord (De.) defeated Mt. Pleasant (De.) 43-6

Avery Roberts and his team were impressive again last week, holding Mt. Pleasant to just six points as they rolled to its third consecutive victory. Despite limited snaps due to the blowout, Roberts was still able to tally nine tackles and a sack in the victory.

Season Stats: 27 tackles, 4 TFL, 3 sacks, 1 FF (has only played one full game)

Next Week: Concord (3-0) will host conference foe Appoquinimink (2-1)

Deontre Thomas


Mustang (Okla.) defeated Owasso (Okla.) 40-21

After serving a two game suspension, Deontre Thomas came back in a big way against Owasso. Thomas dominated the line of scrimmage, tallying 14 tackles and two sacks while also getting involved on offense, rushing for one touchdown from short yardage. You can check out some his highlights from the Owasso victory below.

Season Stats: 14 tackles, 2 sacks

Next Week: Mustang (3-1) will face its biggest test of the season so far, hitting the road to face Norman North (4-0)

Matt Sichterman

Kings (Ohio) defeated Glen Este (Ohio) 48-14

No offensive line stats returned at this time.

Next Week: Kings (4-1) will face its biggest test of the season, traveling to face undefeated Turpin (5-0)

Broc Bando


IMG Academy (Fla.) defeated Boyd Anderson (Fla.) 38-0

No offensive line stats returned at this time.

Next Week: IMG (5-0) will look to keep its No. 1 ranking when it hosts Southern Lab (2-2)

Robert Porcher IV

Dr. Phillips (Fla.) lost to Daytona Mainland (Fla.) 42-21

Dr. Phillips suffered another tough loss last week, falling to undefeated Daytona Mainland 42-21. Despite the tough loss, Robert Porcher IV still turned in an impressive individual performance. No stats were returned at this time, but you can check out highlights of his performance below.

Season Stats: 28 tackles, 7 TFL, 2 sacks (Stats only through 4 games)

Next Week: Dr. Phillips (3-2) will look to return to their winning ways at home against Oak Ridge (1-3)

Ben Miles


Catholic-BR (La.) defeated St. Thomas More (La.) 23-12

No individual stats returned at this time, but highlights of his performance are below.

Next Week: Catholic-BR (5-0) will host Teurlings Catholic (3-1)

Guy Thomas


Booker T. Washington (Fla.) lost to Miami Central (Fla.) 35-14

No individual stats returned at this time.

Next Week: Booker T. Washington (3-2) will look to get back on track against Keys Gate (2-2)

Reese Leitao


Jenks (Okla.) defeated Norman (Okla.) 55-0

Reese Leitao and his Jenks teammates continued their impressive season, dismantling Norman High 55-0 to remain undefeated in 2016. Leitao contributed three receptions for 43 yards in the easy victory. Jenks will now look forward to a matchup with Broken Arrow, a team it last faced in the state title game.

Season Stats: 17 receptions, 198 yards (11.6 yards per catch), 2 touchdowns

Next Week: Jenks (5-0) will host Broken Arrow (2-2)

Deiontae Watts

Plano East (Texas) defeated Wylie (Texas) 36-21

Deiontae Watts played his first game as a Husker commit last Friday and it was a doozy. Watts tallied four tackles and four quarterback hurries as the Panthers shut down Wylie 36-21. Watts spearheaded a defense that allowed Wylie to rush for just 55 yards on 24 carries.

Season Stats: 4 tackles, 4 quarterback hurries (only one game recorded)

Next Week: Plano East (2-2) will travel to face Denton Guyer (3-1)

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