Thursday, October 11, 2012
Updated: October 12, 1:54 PM ET
Showdown in the Palmetto State
By Kipp Adams
Goose Creek (S.C.) High School, ranked No. 23 in the ESPN 25 Power Rankings, will take on Summerville (S.C.) Cane Bay on Friday at 6 p.m. ET on ESPNU and WatchESPN.com.
The Gators come into the game undefeated (7-0) and are led by senior Tramel
Terry, a University of Georgia commitment rated the nation's No. 3 athlete and No. 42 overall prospect in the ESPN 150.
|Goose Creek (S.C.) High School star and Georgia commit Tramel Terry is rated the nation's No. 3 athlete in the ESPN 150.|
Meanwhile, Cane Bay (5-2) features several senior standouts, including 6-foot-2, 255-pound defensive end Henry Pryor, who has received interest from Newberry College and The Citadel, and 6-foot-1, 305-pound offensive lineman Charles Thompson. Newberry, The Citadel and South Carolina State have also requested film on 6-3, 235-pound lineman Tyrell Davis, while several schools have asked for film on 5-11, 180-pound defensive back Jason Sheppard.
Here are the top prospects to keep an eye on in this matchup.
ATH Tramel Terry, Goose Creek (S.C.) High School, Class of 2013
Terry has lived up to his billing as one of the top athletes in the country. The 5-11,
192-pound senior has 49 carries for 406 yards and 11 touchdowns, 24 catches for 294 yards and a touchdown and six kickoff returns for 149 yards.
Other Top Recruits
OLB Jalen Stevens, Goose Creek (S.C.) High School, Class of 2013
Stevens, who has offers from Arizona State, UConn, North Carolina and
Southern Miss, has made 83 tackles and four sacks so far this season.
ILB Gerald Turner, Goose Creek, (S.C.) High School, Class of 2013
The South Carolina commitment has made 32 tackles, five sacks, three pass deflections, and forced a fumble that he returned 20 yards for a touchdown.
DT Mike Myers, Goose Creek, (S.C.) High School, Class of 2013
Myers, at 6-1, 280-pounds, has made 29 tackles and one sack, caused one safety and made two interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown. He is committed to ECU.
RB Caleb Kinlaw, Goose Creek, (S.C.) High School, Class of 2014
Projected to be one of the top prospects in the South Carolina for 2014, Kinlaw splits carries with four other standouts at Goose Creek, but still has 78 carries for 561 yards and seven touchdowns. Clemson, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee have already offered.
ATH Kalan Ritchie, Goose Creek, (S.C.) High School, Class of 2014
The 6-5, 215-pound junior plays tight end for a squad that averages nine pass attempts a game, but he could also project as a defensive end in college based on his size and athletic ability. South Carolina and Clemson have offered.