HERALD PREP FOOTBALL PEEK: Fab 5, Heisman Watch, Week 7 schedule, Quote of the Week, Dynamite Dozen Drop-in

Photo by Mike Phillips

Photo by Mike Phillips


1. Lee County (5-0)

Still perfect after five games, the Trojans are the surprise team of the year. Next Friday vs. Northside, Columbus, 7:30 p.m.

2. Mitchell County (4-1)

Forget the forfeit win last week, these guys have played lights out all year. Next: Friday at Miller County, 7:30 p..m.

3. Randolph-Clay................... (5-0)

Thunder and Lightning and a whole lot more has the Red Devils rolling along. Next: Friday vs. Terrell County, 7:30 p.m

4. Miller County (4-1)

The Pirates have won four in a row and are headed for a collison with Mitchell this week. Next: Friday at Mitchell County, 7:30 p.m.

5. Deerfield-Windsor (5-0)

The Knights had a bye week, but that shouldn't slow down the top-ranked team in GISA Class AAA. Next: Friday vs. Pinewood, 7:30 p.m.



"We were outmatched and outnumbered. We bring our whole sack of potato chips to the party. It just ain't a real big bag"

Jim Morrell,

Pelham head football coach on his thoughts after Friday's 21-0 Region 1-A loss to a bigger, stronger and faster Miller County.


Dynamite Drop-in

A look at the highlighted Herald Dynamite Dozen Player of the Week:

WHO: Justin Walker, Sr. QB, Lee County

WHY: Walker threw for for 498 yards and five touchdowns in leading Lee County to a huge victory against previously unbeaten Houston County, and faces No. 1 ranked Northside, Warner Robins this week in the biggest game for Lee in years.


Herald Heisman Watch

Cardayrle Curry, RB/LB Randolph-Clay: Rushed for 163 yards, scored three TDs on the ground and had 47 yards in receptions and a TD.

T.T. Barber, RB/LB Miller County: Rushed for 172 yards, including 121 in the first half, and scored a TD in 21-0 win vs. Pelham.

Dillon Driver, QB SGA: Rushed for 149 yards and a TD, and also passed for 100 yards and a TD, and had an interception in 35-21 win vs. unbeaten Valwood.

Jerkerious Scott, QB Terrell County: Rushed for 139 yards and three TDs, including an 82-yarder, and also passed for a TD in 42-28 win vs. Calhoun County.



And the winner is...

1. Northside, Warner Robins at Lee County -- 52.70 %

T2.Miller at Mitchell-- 23.86 %

T2.Westwood at Randolph-Southern -- 23.86 %


This week's schedule

Thursday's game

Thomasville at Albany, 7 p.m.

Friday's games

Crisp County at Americus Sumter

Jeff Davis at Calhoun County

Pinewood at Deerfield-Windsor

Dougherty at Cairo

Early County at Fitzgerald

Northside, Warner Robins at Lee County

Mitchell County at Miller County, 8 p.m.

Worth County at Monroe

Pelham at Seminole COUNTY

Terrell County at Randolph-Clay, 8 p.m.

Westwood at Randolph Southern

Bulloch Academy at Sherwood Christian

Southland at Westfield School

Arlington Christian at SGA

Terrell Academy at Dawson Street

Saturday's game

Bainbridge at Northside, Columbus

Stewart County at Baconton