Friday Night Lights

How did Clemson’s commitments perform in their games on Friday night?

The Clemson Insider has the latest on those performances here:

Week 4 of the high school football season featured more standout performances from Clemson’s pledges.

Anderson County’s defense had no answer for Oak Ridge (Tenn.) wide receiver Tee Higgins in his team’s 48-34 win. Higgins had 12 catches for 135 yards and three touchdown receptions of 31, 21 and 10 yards. The outstanding effort brought Higgins’ season stats up to 394 yards receiving and seven touchdowns through four games.

Knoxville (Tenn.) Catholic receiver Amari Rodgers, meanwhile, made the most of his three catches in his team’s 54-9 rout of Notre Dame. Rodgers recorded 134 yards and two long touchdowns of 70 and 50 yards. Rodgers has now totaled a whopping 572 yards receiving and eight touchdowns on 17 receptions (33.6-yard average). Five of his eight scores have gone for 30-plus yards.

 Brownsburg (Ind.) quarterback Hunter Johnson led his team to a 30-22 victory over Avon, completing 15-of-25 passes for two touchdowns and no interceptions. Johnson also ran 10 times for 88 yards, including a 42-yard touchdown.

Trezevant (Tenn.) running back Cordarrian Richardson rushed for 84 yards in a 54-14 loss to Ensworth.

Linebacker commit Baylon Spector quarterbacked Calhoun (Ga.) to a 37-0 victory over Ringgold. Cornerback LeAnthony Williams helped Roswell (Ga.) to a 34-3 defeat of Colquitt County. Cornerback A.J. Terrell and Westlake (Ga.) fell to Cartersville 31-0, while offensive lineman Blake Vinson and North Marion (Fla.) lost to Vanguard 40-6.

Grayson (Ga.) quarterback Chase Brice and Virginia Beach (Va.) Cox defensive end Jordan Williams both had byes this week.

Offensive lineman Noah Dehond and Peddie (N.J.) play Seton Hall this afternoon before 2018 linebacker commit Mike Jones and IMG Academy face Washington (Tulsa, Okla.) at home this evening.

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