High School Sports

High school football: Raleigh area players to watch

Area seniors to watch

Name School Pos. Ht. Wt. Why watch
Sean Bowman S. Granville RB 5-11 166 2,328 yards rushing
William Cameron S. Durham RB 5-10 180 819 rushing, 233 yards receiving
Kengera Daniel Millbrook DE 6-5 251 ACC recruiting target
Johnny Frasier-x Princeton RB 5-11 210 Florida State recruit
Nyheim Hines-x Garner RB 5-9 181 Accounted for 60 touchdowns
Kendall Hinton S. Durham QB 6-0 180 Led Spartans to 3AA title
Sterling Johnson-x Cleveland DL 6-5 270 Clemson recruit
Bryce Love-x Wake Forest RB 5-9 180 Helped Cougars to 4AA title game
Marcus Marshall Millbrook RB 5-9 205 Turned Wildcats’ year around
Emanuel McGirt-x Hillside OT 6-5 270 Had committed to UNC
A.J. O’Neal Holly Springs LB 6-3 215 Old Dominion recruit
Terry Patterson Middle Creek OL 6-3 268 Can play either side of the ball
Jerry Pullum Lee County RB 5-11 189 1,800 yards rushing
Anthony Rush Cary DT 6-5 300 Doubles as tight end
Trai Sharp Carrboro RB 5-10 180 Led Jags to finals in 2012
Warren Messer Garner LB 6-1 225 Great against run
James Smith-Williams Millbrook LB 6-4 203 N.C. State commitment

Area juniors to watch

Name School Pos. Ht. Wt. Why watch
Ian Boyd Apex WR 6-3 203 Also outstanding basketball player
Jordon Brown S. Durham RB 5-10 180 753 yards rushing, 415 receiving
Bryce Dixon Green Hope WR 6-4 204 654 yards in receptions
Ridge Ford Green Hope S 5-11 175 81 tackles, 6 interceptions
Reid Herring Millbrook QB 6-3 175 Passed for 2,127 yards, 24 TD
Dexter Lawrence Wake Forest DT 6-5 300 Ranked among the nation’s best
Dylan Parham SE Raleigh QB 6-4 190 Receiving recruiting attention

Other top N.C. seniors

Name School Pos. Ht. Wt. College choice
Lee Autry Albemarle DT 6-3 280 Wake Forest
Corey Bell Hough CB 5-10 170 North Carolina
Michael Bowman Havelock WR 6-1 190 South Carolina
Brian Chaffin Charlotte Christian C 6-2 280 Stanford
Jalen Dalton-x West Forsyth DE 6-6 230
Malik Douglas S Brunswick DE 6-4 220 N.C. State
Mark Fields II-x Hough CB 5-11 180 South Carolina
Houshun Gaines Nash Central DE 6-3 220
Reggie Gallaspy Southern Guilford RB 5-11 215
Stephen Griffin South Mecklenburg S 6-3 185 Tennessee
Mike Hughes New Bern CB 5-10 170
Juval Mollette Randleman WR 6-4 185 North Carolina
Tanner Muse Belmont S. Point LB 6-3 210 Clemson
Anthony Ratliff-x Butler QB 6-2 185 North Carolina
Jaylend Ratliffe# Scotland QB 6-2 200 Georgia Tech
Rocky Reid Concord RB 6-0 215 Tennessee
Mook Reynolds-x N. Guilford CB 6-0 170 Virginia Tech
Darian Roseboro-x Lincolnton DE 6-5 265
Dominique Roseboro Crest S 5-11 182
Brian Sessoms Winston-Salem Carver WR 5-8 165 N.C. State
Van Smith-x Hough S 6-0 185 Clemson
Shy Tuttle-x N. Davidson DT 6-2 312
Carl Tucker Jr. Hough TE 6-2 215 North Carolina
Mason Veal Ardrey Kell OT 6-5 288 North Carolina
Philip Walton Charlotte Christian OT 6-7 260 N.C. State

x-Ranked four-stars by Scout.com

#Will miss 2014 season with injury

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