Defensive end Darius Liggins and the Chargers from Oxford (13-0) continue to roll with a 39-21 victory over Pearl to advance to the semifinals of the 5A playoffs. Liggins had four tackles (two solo) two for loss a pass break up, a quarterback hurry and a sack. Season stats: 76 tackles (34 solo) with 15 qb hurries, 15 tackles for loss, eight sacks, six passes broken up and an interception from his defensive end position.
Forrest County (11-2) and running back Dontavian Lee picked up their sixth-straight win beating St. Stanislaus 49-42 to advance to the semifinals of the 4A playoffs. Lee carried eight times for 90 yards with five catches, 128 yards and a touchdown. Season Stats 185 carries for 1,573 yards and 11 TDs for 8.6 yards per carry; 18 catches for 371 yards and seven touchdowns. He's also returned 10 kicks for 220 yards. Defensively: 32 tackles (20 solo), three tackles for loss, three fumble recoveries, one sack, one forced fumble, one touchdown.
Three-star offensive Norman Price and Hinds Community College (7-2) will compete in a bowl game against Navarro (Texas) Junior College on December 8 at College Station, Texas.
Three-star JUCO defensive end William Coleman of Tyler (Texas) (8-2) will compete in the Kansas Bowl against Garden City (Kan.) on December 7 .Season Stats: 57 tackles, six for loss and three sacks and one forced fumble.
Future Bulldogs ending their season:
Quarterback Nick Fitzgerald and Richmond Hill (Ga.) (10-2) saw their season end with a 45-28 loss to Warner Robins in the second round of the playoffs. The talented qb was 6-for-19 passing with 138 yards and two touchdowns while rushing 21 times for 153 yards. Season Stats 33-76 for 778 yards with 10 TDS and an interception. He also had 182 carries for 1,429 yards and 25 touchdowns averaging 7.9 yards per carry.
Brandon Bryant and Rosa Fort (10-2)fell in the third round of the playoffs, 22-17 to Cleveland. Bryant had eight carries for 79 yards and a touchdown. He also had five catches for 81 yards. Season Stats: 117 carries for 896 yards and 10 touchdowns, 22 catches for 336 yards and two touchdowns and 10-for-15 passing for 257 yards with two touchdowns and five interceptions. A total of 1,492 yards of total offense with 14 touchdowns on offense. Defensively: 29 tackles, five passes broken up, two interceptions, one forced fumble and one touchdown. One kickoff return for 91 yards and a touchdown. 16 total touchdowns this season.
Jordan Harris of Stephenson(Ga.) (9-3) saw their season end with a 35-7 loss in the second round of the Georgia state playoffs.
3* wide receiver Jesse Jackson and the Petal Panthers (10-3) ended their season with a loss against Oak Grove in the second round, 38-28. Season Stats: 22 catches for 332 yards and three touchdowns.
Kicker Logan Cooke, Columbia Academy(3-8) Season Stats: 27 punts for 44 yards-per-punt, 9-13 XPs, 1-3 field goals and 14 catches for 225 yards and two TDs.
Newton County (5-5) four-star Wide Receiver Jamoral Graham Season Stats: 52 carries for 421 yards and five TDs, seven catches for 91 yards and a touchdown, 6-9 passing for 75 yards and a touchdown and nine kick/punt returns for 151 yards and a touchdown. He has a total of 738 yards all-purpose with four touchdowns. Defensively, Graham has 38 tackles (26 solo) four passes broken up, three tackles for loss, three sacks and a forced fumble.
Four-star linebacker Gerri Green and Greenville-Weston (1-10) Season Stats: 99 tackles (49 solo), seven PBU, 11.5 tackles for loss, three FF and one FR. Offensively: Six catches, 96 yards and two TDs and seven carries for 35 yards.
Three-star quarterback Elijah Staley saw his senior season cut short at Wheeler. Season Stats 73-107, 1,043 yards and eight TDs. 17 carries for 164 yards and two touchdowns.
Columbia (Ga.) High School (6-4) and three-star linebacker Deshon Cooper . Season Stats: 49 tackles, 17 TFL, 16 sacks, five forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. Offense- 18 catches for 335 yards and three touchdowns.
Braxton Hoyett, Pelham (Ala.) (6-5) .Season Stats: 73 tackles (37 solo), 21 QBH, nine TFL, three sacks and a fumble recovery.
Three-star JUCO linemen Jocquell Johnson and Co-Lin Community College (7-2).
MRA (8-4) defensive/offensive lineman Sean Rawlings Season Stats: 18 tackles (six solo), three tackles for loss, one interception and a sack. Will be an offensive lineman at MSU.
Defensive back Chris Rayford of Byhalia (4-7) Season stats: Rayford rushed 33 times for 295 yards hitting the endzone three times. Defense: 66 tackles, seven for loss, three fumble recoveries two sacks, two pass breakups and two touchdowns.
The Red Rebels from Harrison Central (7-5) and MSU defensive back commit Lashard Durr Season Stats: Six carries for 64 yards, 11 catches for 287 yards and three touchdowns. Defensively: 55 tackles, seven pass breakups, three interceptions a blocked field goal, a forced fumble and four touchdowns.
Aeris Williams,West Point Green Wave (7-5) Season Stats 333 carries for 2,201 yards and 30 touchdowns averaging 6.6 yards per carry this year and 183 yards per game. He also had 14 catches 195 yards and three touchdowns. He's returned nine kicks for 153 yards.
2015 Class 2013 signee Donald Gray at Co-Lin redshirted during the 2013 season due to injury.
2016 Class Sophomore linebacker Jonathan Pollock of Dr. Phillips High School (11-1) saw his season end with an upset loss against Plant. Pollock had seven tackles, two of those for loss.Season Stats: 86 tackles, 18 for a loss, seven sacks, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.
Freshman linebacker Anthony Hines and Episcopal of Dallas (Texas) (6-4) . Season Stats: Offensively: 23 carries for 146 yards and five catches for 73 yards. Defensively: 125 tackles, 29 for loss, 10.5 sacks, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.