The high school football season has kicked off, and that means Michigan State commits are in action. Check Land of 10 every Sunday as we spotlight the top performances of future Spartans.
For fans who find themselves riding high after Michigan State’s 28-14 win over Western Michigan on Saturday, we won’t try to turn you away from the topic. But as you settle in for a lazy Sunday, we have some Michigan State commit stat lines that should interest you.
QB Theo Day
High school: Dearborn (Mich.) Divine Child
The skinny: Whether he throws, runs, struggles or excels, Theo Day wins. On Friday, he moved his team to 3-0 with 3 passing touchdowns and a rushing score en route to a 42-14 win over Detroit Edison, according to AWM Sports. He finished 6 of 9 for 127 yards, an average of more than 21 yards per completion.
High school: Sandusky (Ohio)
The skinny: Javez Alexander, who likely will play wide receiver in college, didn’t play his best game at quarterback on Friday. He fumbled out of the end zone for a safety and tossed an interception, per the Sandusky Register. Still, he finished 15 of 27 for 190 yards and a pair of scores, the second of which gave his team a 16-15 win over Fremont (Ohio) Ross.
High school: Chaminade (West Hills, Calif.)
The skinny: Chaminade ran into trouble this weekend against national power St. John Bosco (Bellflower, Calif.), losing 31-17. But Parks Gissinger had a strong showing, recording 9 tackles and a quarterback hurry. It was triple his tackle total from the first two games, per Maxpreps. Oh, and check out the adorable picture Gissinger put out in preparation for the game.
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High school: St. Edward (Lakewood, Ohio)
The skinny: Michael Dowell and his team welcomed H.D. Woodson from Washington, D.C., and then proceeded to beat the Warriors and Southern California-bound running back Mychale Salahuddin, 45-20. Dowell recorded an interception in the second half to help carry the Eagles to victory, per cleveland.com.
High school: Belleville (Mich.)
The skinny: One of three in-state Michigan State commits, Davion Williams teamed with 2019 Spartans targets Julian Barnett and Devontae Dobbs to thrash Dearborn (Mich.) Edsel Ford, 53-0. Williams recorded 5 tackles in a dominant defensive performance, per the Detroit Free Press.
“We wanted to make a statement,” Williams told the newspaper. “We can only get better.”