Florida Prospects Game of the Week
Sep 3, 2010
By: Robert Sumpter
The game of the week takes us to
Tale of the Tape
Ocala North Marion comes into the game with high expectations on offense. Returning many key players, the Colts feel that they have one of the best offenses in the state.
The Colts will be led by talented junior running back Jamie Gilmore. Last year, Gilmore rushed for 1,695 yards with 18 touchdowns.
When the Colts go to the air, they will be looking for junior wide receiver Latroy Pittman and tight end Sean Price. Last year, Pittman and Price accounted for 62 receptions for over 1,000 yards and 11 touchdowns.
The quarterback situation will be the question mark for the Colts. The Colts will start Dakota Ketchum who seemed to win the quarterback battle in the spring.
The Yellow Jackets has been one of the best teams in the First Coast Area for the last five years. The Jackets features a potent rushing attack that set up an efficient passing attack.
This year the Jackets return senior Kyle West at quarterback. West will be a three year starter who has an impressive 23-2 record.
The Jackets must replace
This year the Jackets will have a three headed rushing attack with Timmy Lewis, Travis Bassa, and Jerry Blount.
The Jackets possess one of the state’s best receiver prospects in Markis Merrill. The senior wide receiver has multiple offers and led the Jackets in receptions and yards last year.
North Marion lost many starters from last years defense which help lead the Colts to the third round of the playoffs last year.
This year the Colts will be young but they will be led by senior linebacker Devin Brunt who had 125 tackles last season and two interceptions.
The Yellow Jackets boasts one of the top defenses in the First Coast Area. The team is fast and quick to the ball.
Up front the team is led by senior Tarek Odom. Odom is the reigning state weightlifting champion, controls the front and shuts down the rushing attacks from the opposing teams.
The Yellow Jackets has personally ended the season for
Both teams come in with very high expectations for the 2010 season with the winner of this game getting an early mental advantage to start their season.
Although both teams lost their Pre-Season game, both defenses look surprisingly great. This game comes down to the newer starters on the team. With North
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