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November 19, 2007

Football commitment game recaps

Here’s your weekly recap of all Maryland football commitments’ high school games.

Kerry Boykins -- 6-foot-1, 200-pound wide receiver from Chesapeake (Va.) Oscar F. Smith

Oscar Smith (12-0) blasted Bethel, 39-3, in the Virginia Eastern Region Division 6 semifinals. The Tigers face Salem on Friday night.

Boykins reeled in six passes for 92 yards and two touchdowns.

Boykins, who missed the first four games of the year with a knee sprain, has tallied 31 catches for 532 yards and nine touchdowns on the season.

Davin Meggett -- 5-foot-8, 190-pound running back from Surrattsville

Surrattsville (10-1) blanked Digital Harbor, 44-0.

Meggett rushed for 101 yards and one touchdown on 13 carries. He also caught a 29-yard pass.

Meggett has rushed for 1,703 yards and 25 touchdowns on 153 carries this season. He has also caught nine passes for 410 yards and six touchdowns.

Gary Douglas -- 6-foot, 178-pound running back from Durham (N.C.) Hillside

Hillside (11-2) bested Greenville Rose, 42-30 in the second round of the NCHSAA 4-A playoffs. The Hornets face Hoggard on Friday.

Douglas rushed for 142 yards and one touchdown on 24 carries.

For the season, Douglas has rushed for 1,973 yards and 22 touchdowns on 310 carries. He has also caught 10 passes for 225 yards and two touchdowns.

Kevin Dorsey -- 6-foot-2, 175-pound wide receiver from Forestville

Forestville (5-5) lost to Dunbar, 66-29, in the Class 1A South semifinals.

Dorsey caught seven passes for 143 yards and three touchdowns. He also rushed for an 80-yard score.

According to Dorsey finished his senior year with 50 catches for 902 yards and 11 touchdowns in addition to 168 yards rushing and three touchdowns on seven carries.

Cody Blue -- 6-foot-5, 280-pound defensive tackle from Wilde Lake

Wilde Lake (9-2) shut out Howard, 17-0. The Wildecats will face North Harford this weekend.

Blue contributed four tackles and 1.5 sacks.

For the season, Blue has 31 tackles and three sacks.

Tavon Wilson -- 6-foot, 175-pound cornerback from H.D. Woodson (D.C.)

H.D. Woodson (8-3) defeated Coolidge, 34-13. They’ll face Dunbar (D.C.) in the DCIAA Turkey Bowl on Thursday.

According to, Wilson caught two passes for 15 yards and was excellent in coverage throughout the game.

“In addition to catching a 12-yard touchdown pass from Ricardo Young, Wilson intercepted a pass and did a great job covering Coolidge wide receiver Josh Brooks, who is as talented as they come. Wilson is one of two extremely gifted cornerbacks for the Warriors.”

R.J. Dill -- 6-foot-8, 280-pound offensive tackle from Camp Hill (Pa.) Trinity

Trinity (12-0) defeated Milton Hershey, 31-12, propelling the Shamrocks to the District 3-AA championship on Friday. Trinity rushed for 297 yards in the win.

Justin Gilbert -- 6-foot-6, 280-pound offensive tackle from Richmond (Va.) Monacan

Monacan (6-5) fell to Hanover, 30-0, in the VHSL Group AAA, Division 5, Central Region semifinal.

Masengo Kabongo -- 6-foot-2, 280-pound defensive tackle from Fairfield (Conn.) Prep.

Fairfield Prep (7-2) had a bye. They face West Haven on Thanksgiving morning.

A.J. Francis -- 6-foot-4, 314-pound defensive lineman from Gonzaga (D.C.) College

Gonzaga finished its season at 4-5. Francis earned first-team all-conference honors on defense, recording 20 solo tackles, nine assists and two sacks on the year.

Justin Lewis -- 6-foot-4, 285-pound offensive guard from Johnsonville (S.C.)

During Johnsonville’s 4-6 season, Lewis contributed 36 tackles, one sack, five tackles for loss, nine quarterback pressures and one recovered fumble. Lewis graded out at over 80 percent of his blocks on offense.

Tyler Urban -- 6-foot-4, 240-pound defensive end from North Huntingdon (Pa.) Norwin

Norwin finished 7-4.

Teddy Dargan -- 6-foot-3, 290-pound defensive tackle from Milford Mill

Milford Mill finished 5-5.

Demetrius Hartsfield -- 6-foot-1, 210-pound linebacker from Southeast Raleigh (N.C.)

Southeast Raleigh finished 8-4.

Cameron Chism -- 6-foot-2, 180-pound cornerback from Bishop McNamara

Bishop McNamara finished 6-5.

Matt Furstenburg -- 6-foot-4, 220-pound tight end from The Hun School in Princeton, N.J.


Devonte Campbell -- 6-foot-2, 230-pound tight end from Hargrave Military Academy


Posted by Matt Bracken at 12:00 PM | | Comments (3)


i read MD has an 18th committ is it zach borwn committing finally or someone else?

what's this I hear about Zach Brown re-committing to the Terps? Can this be verified? Thanks.

I put in a couple calls today... hopefully will be able to verify something tomorrow.

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Matt Bracken was a lightly recruited football and tennis prospect out of East Lansing (Mich.) High School in 2001, but spurned all (nonexistent) scholarship offers to attend the University of Michigan. Matt graduated from UM in 2005, earned a master's degree in new media journalism from Northwestern University in 2006, and spent the first 11 months of his career as an online producer / videographer / blogger at the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson. He has worked at The Baltimore Sun since July 2007, where he currently serves as the deputy sports editor for digital.

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