FLORIDA BOYS SHINING -- WEEK 7 ROUNDUP -- COLLEGE
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Players who hail from the state of Florida provide numerous contributions nationwide to many college football programs. Each week, we highlight what our FLORIDA BOYS are doing in college football action from around the country in our weekly series of FLORIDA BOYS SHINING.
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WR JAIVON HEILIGH
, Coastal Carolina
Venice Indians
-- Venice (Suncoast Area)
vs. University of Louisiana at Lafayette:
Javon Heiligh caught 8 catches for a career high 108 yards and a 6 yard TD reception as his Coastal Carolina beat University of Louisiana 30-27 on Wednesday night. His TD was key as it's the 4 straight game this season with a TD catch for Heiligh, who broke Florida's receiving records at Venice and won a Class 7A State Championship.


QB MAC JONES
, University of Alabama
Jacksonville Bolles Bulldogs
-- Jacksonville (First Coast Area)
vs. University of Georgia:
Mac Jones continues to put up Heisman numbers.... but most importantly he keeps his #2 Alabama Crimson Tide winning. The Jacksonville Bolles product put up third straight 400 yard game. Jones matched last week's total of 417 yards, passing for 4 TDS, completing 24 of 32 passes, as his Crimson Tide beat #3 Georgia 41-24. In each game this year, Jones has been pinpoint accurate, completing at least 74 % of his passes, and throwing 12 TDs with only 2 INT. Jones has one of the BEST deep balls in the business... Throwing a 90 yard TD this game to Jaylen Waddle.


WR NATHANIEL DELL
, University of Houston
Mainland Buccaneers
-- Daytona Beach (Daytona & St. Johns Area)
vs. Brigham Young:
Dell caught his first FBS Touchdown of his sophomore campaign as his Houston Cougars came up short 43-26 vs. #14 BYU on Friday night. Nathaniel "Tank" Dell had 3 catches for 37 yards and a 5yd TD reception. Tank Dell is ready to get back to his 2018 form where he had a Monster game v Alabama State catching 6 passes for 204 yards and 2 TDS. His 2018 campaign was cut short only playing in 3 games. He went to Independence Community College (KS) where he shined, catching 52 rec, 766 yards and 8TDs. His play and numbers got him and offer from University of Houston where he is now in the process of making some noise on the national level.


QB MICHAEL PRATT
, Tulane University
Deerfield Beach Bucks
-- Deerfield Beach (Broward Area)
vs. Southern Methodist University:
Pratt and his Tulane Green Wave almost handed SMU their first loss of the season, going into OT with the #17 ranked Mustangs (5-0), ultimately losing 37-34 on Friday night. The true freshman, who played his senior year at powerhouse Deerfield Beach, completed 12 of 29 passes for 192 yards, and a TD. The Boca Raton native also carried 16 times for 26 yards and 2 TDs rushing. Pratt threw his first interception of his college career. Pratt now has 472 yards passing with 4 TDs and 1 INT for his 1-3 Green Wave.


WR FRANK LADSON
, Clemson University
South Dade Buccaneers
-- Homestead (Miami Dade Area)
vs. Georgia Tech University:
Frank Ladson caught 3 passes for 21 yards and a TD as his Clemson Tigers mauled Georgia Tech 73-7, the biggest win margin in ACC history. The Sophomore from Miami now has 15 receptions for 243 yards and 3 TDs on the season, having recorded at least one reception in each of the Tigers' 5 games this season. Ladson's 8 yd TD catch vs. GT put his Clemson Tigers up 38 to 7.


RB CHEZ MELLUSI
, Clemson University
Naples Golden Eagles
-- Naples (Southwest Area)
vs. Georgia Tech University:
Chez Mellusi rushed 5 times for 21 yards and a 6yd TD run as his Clemson Tigers mauled Georgia Tech 73-7, the biggest win margin in ACC history. Mellusi also had a TD run vs. UVA earlier this season. The Sophomore from Naples HS now has rushed for 14 carries for 69 yards and 2 TDs for his #1 ranked Clemson Tigers.


DB ZAMARI WALTON
, Georgia Tech University
Central Catholic Hustlers
-- Melbourne (Space & Treasure Coast Area)
vs. Clemson University:
Zamari Walton picked off Heisman hopeful Trevor Lawrence as his Georgia Tech got walloped 73-7. Walton's INT breaks the star Clemson QB Lawrence's streak of passes without an interception, as he inched close to Russell Wilson's record from his playing days at North Carolina State. His INT this game is his 2nd of his sophomore campaign.... also the only Interception Trevor Lawrence has thrown this season. Walton also recorded 4 Tackles and a Pass Deflection.


RB SHEDRO LOUIS
, Liberty University
Immokalee Indians
-- Immokalee (Southwest Area)
vs. Syracuse University:
Shedro Louis had his breakout performance in a 38-21 Win over Syracuse, rushing 10 times for an whopping 170 yards and 2 long TD. The Sophomore from Immokalee HS, home of Hall of Fame RB Edgerrin James, had two big TD runs: a 75 yard skate to the zone, showing that Florida Boy "It" factor... and another 52 yard jaunt to the end zone. Louis' epic day propelled his Liberty Flames to 5-0 start and also put opposing teams on notice that Shedro Louis is not only an explosive kick returner, but also a legitimate back to be reckoned with.


WR DONELL STUBBS
, Liberty University
University Christian Christians
-- Jacksonville (First Coast Area)
vs. Syracuse University:
DJ Stubbs had 4 receptions for 58 yards and TD in a 38-21 Win over Syracuse. His 36 yard TD reception shortly after halftime propelled his Flames to a 28-14 lead over Syracuse. The Jacksonville University Christian product now has 21 catches for 304 yards and 3 TD for his current senior campaign.


WR DEMARIO DOUGLAS
, Liberty University
Mandarin Mustangs
-- Jacksonville (First Coast Area)
vs. Syracuse University:
Mandarin State Champion DeMario Douglas had 4 receptions for 33 yards in a 38-21 Win over Syracuse. Douglas now has 11 catches and 68 yards and a TD for his freshman season.


vs. Syracuse University:
Aaron Pierre had 7 tackles in a 38-21 Win over Syracuse as his Liberty Flames cruise to 5-0 start. The Junior who starred at Tampa Cambridge Christian also had 0.5 Sack.


vs. University of Georgia:
Elite CB Pat Surtain II registered 5 tackles (3 Solo) and 1 Pass Deflection as his #2 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide beat the #3 Georgia Bulldogs 41-24 in primetime on a national televised stage. The Preseason All-American from Plantation American Heritage is a leader on the Crimson Tide's vaunted defense and a secondary comprised of Florida Boys.


DB DANIEL WRIGHT
, University of Alabama
Boyd Anderson Cobras
-- Lauderdale Lakes (Broward Area)
vs. University of Georgia:
Alabama DB Daniel Wright recorded his 2nd interception of the season as his #2 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide beat the #3 Georgia Bulldogs 41-24 in primetime on a national televised stage. The Lauderdale Lakes Boyd Anderson product capitalized off a pass by Georgia QB Stetson Bennett and put his Crimson Tide in position to stretch their lead against the Bulldogs.


vs. University of Georgia:
Miami Columbus product Josh Jobe registered 5 tackles and 2 Pass Deflections as his #2 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide beat the #3 Georgia Bulldogs 41-24 in primetime on a national televised stage.


RB JAMES COOK
, University of Georgia
Miami Central Rockets
-- Miami (Miami Dade Area)
vs. University of Alabama:
Georgia RB James Cook had over 100 yards... receiving... vs. #2 ranked Alabama as his #3 Georgia Bulldogs lost 41-24 on a nationally televised stage. His eye opening 82 yard bomb reception TD put his Bulldogs up early in the game. Cook, who won a state Championship as a freshman during the Miami Central dynasty, had 4 receptions for 101 yards and a TD. His TD reception was his first TD this season, his junior campaign. Cook also rushed 5 times for 16 yards.


vs. Notre Dame:
Chandler Jones had 4 Solo Tackles, 1 Sack, and 1 Pass Deflection as his Louisville Cardinals lost a close 12-7 game agains the #4 ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish.


vs. Notre Dame:
Robert Hicks had 4 tackles in a close 12-7 loss to the #4 ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish.


RB JAVIAN HAWKINS
, University of Louisville
Cocoa Tigers
-- Cocoa (Space & Treasure Coast Area)
vs. Notre Dame:
Louisville Cardinals RB Javian Hawkins rushed 15 times for 51 yards in a close 12-7 loss to the #4 ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Hawkins also lead his Louisville team in receptions and yards with 5 catches for 46 yards. Hawkins, the Cardinals' single season rushing record holder, now has 100 rushes for 519 yards and 3 TDs on the season. Hawkins also has 10 catches for 77 yards in this 2020 season.


vs. Notre Dame:
Tutu Atwell had 4 catches for 40 yards in a close 12-7 loss to the #4 ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish. The Miami Northwestern Legend now has 29 receptions for 321 yards and 4 TDs for his 1-4 Cardinals.


LB DREW WHITE
, Notre Dame
St. Thomas Aquinas Raiders
-- Fort Lauderdale (Broward Area)
vs. University of Louisville :
Senior LB Drew White had 3 tackles for his #4 ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish, as they narrowly escaped with 12-7 win over Louisville. The St. Thomas Aquinas product, who led the team in tackles during his junior campaign, now has 15 tackles this season for his 4-0 Fighting Irish.


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BREAKDOWN BY AREA

Miami Dade Area (6)
Broward Area (4)
First Coast Area (3)
Southwest Area (2)
Space & Treasure Coast Area (2)
Suncoast Area (1)
Daytona & St. Johns Area (1)
Tampa Bay Area (1)

BREAKDOWN BY COLLEGE

Liberty (4)
Alabama (4)
Louisville (4)
Clemson (2)
Coastal Carolina (1)
Houston (1)
Tulane (1)
Georgia Tech (1)
Georgia (1)
Notre Dame (1)

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