Commitment Roundup: Penix, Flint shine for second straight week
Here’s a look at how Tennessee’s commits fared on the field this week, including a standout performance from Sunshine State quarterback Michael Penix Jr. and another big, two-way performance by linebacker Matthew Flint.
Penix played a pair of games this week, dominating in both performances. On Monday, the southpaw completed 9-of-12 passes for 182 yards and 3 touchdowns, adding a 7-yard rushing score, too in a 54-0 win. On Friday, Penix Jr. accounted for five touchdowns — all before halftime — in Tampa Bay Tech's 53-7 win over East Bay. The Florida native was 7-of-16 passing for 71 yards and 2 touchdowns, adding 124 yards and 3 scores on the ground.
Flint had 15 tackles on defense to go along with a rushing touchdown and 55 yards receiving in a 48-28 win for Madison Co. over DAR.
Gibbs beat Seymour 42-13, as Lane helped lead a running attack that amassed 363 yards on the ground.
Jones High School team beat West Orange 21-10.
Antonutti had five tackles and three sacks in a hard fought 10-7 win for Ensworth over Montgomery Bell Academy.
Nashville Christian enjoyed an open date this weekend.
Taylor County beat Schley County 31-28, but Dixon remains sidelined with an ankle sprain.
With Robert Gillespie in attendance, Grant was one of 10 different players to score touchdowns in Buford’s 70-0 win over Johnson-Gainesville.
Dean and Dutchtown beat Locust Grove 24-20, as the defensive back recorded an INT and a receiving touchdown in the victory.
Rome remained undefeated with a 42-13 win Friday at Hiram.
Before his official visit to Michigan, Jacques-Louis caught seven balls for 100 yards in Dunbar's loss to North Fort Myers.
Brooks and Airport lost 48-7 to North Augusta, as Brooks averaged 38 yards on 9 punts and was 1/1 on extra points.
Mays recorded 16 pancakes and 1.5 sacks with seven tackles in the 58-7 win over West Greene. He also scored on a 1-yard touchdown run.
Taylor tallied 179 yards and two touchdowns on the ground in Coffee County's 19-14 win over Lebanon. He also had 85 yards passing and an interception
Horn had nine tackles and an interception in Alpharetta's 37-14 win over Pope.
The College of Canyons were idle this Saturday, as Gerald used the bye week as an opportunity to take an official visit to South Carolina.
Warren caught six passes for 76 yards and tallied a sack and three tackles on defense in Farragut's 42-34 loss at Dobyns-Bennett.