Northeast Watch: 5 Sophomores To Keep An Eye On
Posted September 29, 2013 10:06 pm
We’re halfway through the regular season for most high schools in the Northeastern part of the United States. Preps.com decided to take a look at some sophomores that you may hear more about as the season progresses. Click the names to view the highlight video. If you have a sophomore you think is worthy of talking about on PREPS.COM, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
The only thing Roberts doesn’t have is the size. However, he has an arm and he’s given the green light to throw the ball, Through five games, Roberts has thrown for 1,274 yards and 12 touchdowns. In his last game against Downingtown East Roberts threw for 309 yards and 3 touchdowns. He has a couple of years to grow.
Smothers has been destined for great things since his youth football days. The sophomore currently has 18 catches for 405 yards and 4 touchdowns through his first four games. He’s also a dangerous return man, handling both kickoff and punt return duties. He’s a big play waiting to happen.
Jayden Demmy – Running Back – Cedar Cliff (PA) – 5’9″, 180 lbs.
You may be familair with Cedar Cliff due to Virginia Tech commit and quarterback Andrew Ford. You may not be familiar with their running back, Jayden Demmy. Even though they mostly throw the ball, Demmy has been able to gain almost 400 yards rushing through five games to go along with 2 touchdowns. Demmy averages over 6 yards per carry in an offense that revolves heavily around the arm of Ford.
Camari Murray – Wide Receiver – Bishop McNamara (MD) 5’10”, 155
Through his first four games, Murray has made 35 catches for 472 yards and 6 touchdowns. Can you say playmaker? In his last game, Murray had 4 catches for 90 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Ransom is probably the best Division 1 prospect out of this group. The athletic Ransome has made 54 tackles (34 solo) and has collected 2 sacks so far through five games. It’s a no-brainer that his stock will continue to rise as the year goes on.