Several of LSU’s 2013 commitments had big outings last week and Geaux247 takes a look back at the results, along with a look ahead to this week.
QB Hayden Rettig 6-3/190 Los Angeles (CA) Cathedral HS
247Sports Rating: 89 *** 247Sports Position Ranking: 18
247Composite Rating: 0.9191 247Composite Position Ranking: 11
Last Week: Cathedral dropped its first game of the year, 42-3, to Serra, and Rettig had a tough night. He completed 15-of-41 passes for 138 yards and was picked off three times.
This Week: Cathedral (6-1) hosts St. Paul (1-6) at 9 p.m. CT on Friday.
In Closing: In seven games, Rettig has completed 129-of-239 of his tosses for 1,727 yards with 25 touchdowns and seven interceptions.
OT Ethan Pocic 6-7/280 Lemont (IL) Lemont HS
247Sports Rating: 94 *** 247Sports Position Ranking: 9
247Composite Rating: 0.9746 247Composite Position Ranking: 4
Last Week: Lemont rolled to a 47-7 win over Bremen and Pocic had 13 knockdowns.
This Week: Lemont (6-1) hosts Thornton Fractional North for a 7 p.m. CT kickoff on Friday.
In Closing: Pocic is averaging double-digit knockdowns a game.
TE DeSean Smith 6-4/224 Lake Charles (LA) Barbe HS
247Sports Rating: 94 247Sports Position Ranking: 4
247Composite Rating: 0.9440 247Composite Position Ranking: 5
Last Week: Smith caught three passes for 63 yards in a 41-37 win over Carencro.
This Week: Barbe (6-1) hosts Sam Houston (2-5) at 7 p.m. on Friday.
In Closing: Smith has 24 catches for 428 yards and two touchdowns on the year.
ATH Jeryl Brazil 5-10/180 Loranger (LA) Loranger HS
247Sports Rating: 94 247Sports Position Ranking: 8
247Composite Rating: 0.9370 247Composite Position Ranking: 9
Last Week: Brazil rushed for a couple of scores and also picked off a pass and returned it for a touchdown in a 42-18 win over Bogalusa.
This Week: Loranger (6-0) travels to Independence for a 7 p.m. contest on Friday.
In Closing: Brazil has had a hand in 13 touchdowns in five games.
ATH Tre’Davious White 5-10/170 Shreveport (LA) Green Oaks HS
247Sports Rating: 94 247Sports Position Ranking: 5
247Composite Rating: 0.9205 247Composite Position Ranking: 12
Last Week: White tossed a touchdown pass in a 34-6 win over Ringgold.
This Week: Green Oaks (3-4) hosts North DeSoto at 7 p.m. on Thursday.
In Closing: White has 20 all-purpose touchdowns on the year, and he’s also picked off two passes from his corner spot.
OG Josh Boutte 6-4/305 New Iberia (LA) Westgate HS
247Sports Rating: 94 247Sports Position Ranking: 8
247Composite Rating: 0.9055 247Composite Position Ranking: 8
Last Week: Boutte logged a dozen knockdowns in a 42-35 loss to Central Lafourche.
This Week: Westgate hosts Thibodaux at 7 p.m. on Friday.
In Closing: Westgate is still searching for its first victory of the season.
SDE Frank Herron 6-5/235 Memphis (TN) Memphis Central HS
247Sports Rating: 93 247Sports Position Ranking: 10
247Composite Rating: 0.9306 247Composite Position Ranking: 9
Last Week: Herron logged six tackles with one for a loss in a 12-7 loss to Hamilton.
Next Week: Central (4-4) hosts Washington on Friday at 7 p.m. in its regular season finale.
In Closing: Herron has 38 tackles, including eight for a loss, and 9.5 sacks. He’s also forced three fumbles and recovered two.
WR John Diarse 6-0/205 Monroe (LA) Neville HS
247Sports Rating: 93 247Sports Position Ranking: 17
247Composite Rating: 0.9236 247Composite Position Ranking: 21
Last Week: Diarse completed 5-of-7 passes for 110 yards with three touchdowns and one pick. He also rushed once for five yards in a 53-3 win over West Ouachita.
This Week: Neville (7-0) hosts Wossman at 7 p.m. on Friday.
In Closing: Diarse has 533 yards rushing and six touchdowns on 68 carries, and he has completed 54-of-85 through the air for 764 yards with 10 scores and three interceptions.
ILB Melvin Jones 6-3/260 Lake Charles (LA) Washington Marion HS
247Sports Rating: 93 247Sports Position Ranking: 4
247Composite Rating: 0.9116 247Composite Position Ranking: 12
Last Week: Washington Marion defeated DeRidder 22-15 and Jones rushed for 80 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries. He also caught a 48-yard touchdown pass and added 11 tackles with eight solos and one for a loss.
This Week: Washington-Marion (6-1) hosts Opelousas at 7 p.m. on Friday.
In Closing: Jones has 78 tackles, including 11 for a loss. On offense, he has rushed 67 times for 861 yards and 13 scores.
S Jeremy Cutrer 6-3/175 Kentwood (LA) Jewel Sumner HS
247Sports Rating: 92 247Sports Position Ranking: 14
247Composite Rating: 0.9112 247Composite Position Ranking: 17
Last Week: Jewel Sumner defeated Amite 28-19 and Cutrer had another outstanding performance. He picked off a pass and broke up five more to go with eight tackles.
This Week: Jewel Sumner (3-3) hosts Albany at 7 p.m. on Friday.
In Closing: In six games, Cutrer has broken up 18 passes and intercepted two, recovered a fumble, and logged 39 tackles. He also has scored eight touchdowns with three on kick returns.
CB Rashard Robinson 6-3/165 Pompano Beach (FL) Blanche Ely HS
247Sports Rating: 92 247Sports Position Ranking: 12
247Composite Rating: 0.8847 247Composite Position Ranking: 26
Last Week: Blanche Ely dropped its second game of the season in a 19-0 loss to Deerfield Beach and Robinson logged a pair of tackles.
This Week: Blanche Ely (5-2) plays host to Northeast (3-1) Saturday at 8 p.m. CT.
In Closing: Robinson has picked off two passes and has 28 tackles on the year. He also has three touchdowns, with two on special teams – 55-yard punt return and 89-yard kick return – to go with a 37-yard touchdown reception.
WR Rickey Jefferson 6-0/180 Destrehan (LA) Destrehan HS
247Sports Rating: 90 247Sports Position Ranking: 31
247Composite Rating: 0.9237 247Composite Position Ranking: 20
Last Week: Jefferson caught two passes for 27 yards in a 42-24 win over John Ehret.
This Week: Destrehan (4-2) travels to East St. John at 7 p.m. on Friday.
In Closing: Jefferson has 18 receptions for 277 yards and a touchdown.
QB Anthony Jennings 6-2/200 Marietta (GA) Marietta HS
247Sports Rating: 90 247Sports Position Ranking: 16
247Composite Rating: 0.9006 247Composite Position Ranking: 14
Last Week: Jennings completed 8-of-10 passes for 169 yards with three touchdowns in a 56-21 win over Kennesaw Mountain. He added 59 yards and a score on 12 rushes.
This Week: Marietta (4-2) hosts Campbell on Friday at 8 p.m. CT.
In Closing: Jennings has completed 91-of-145 passes for 1,302 yards with 14 touchdowns and four interceptions. He also has rushed for 440 yards and five scores on 84 carries.
WR Quantavius Leslie 6-4/190 Hinds CC
247Sports Rating: 90 247Sports Position Ranking: 2
247Composite Rating: 0.9000 247Composite Position Ranking: 2
Last Week: Leslie caught one pass that went for a 5-yard touchdown in a 50-15 loss to Jones CC.
This Week: Hinds CC (3-4) travels to Holmes CC at 7 p.m. on Thursday.
In Closing: In seven games, Leslie has 21 receptions for 450 yards and six scores.
OG Andy Dodd 6-4/325 Lindale (GA) Pepperell HS
247Sports Rating: 90 247Sports Position Ranking: 11
247Composite Rating: 0.8859 247Composite Position Ranking: 15
This Week: Dodd logged 18 knockdowns in a 45-13 loss to Calhoun.
Next Week: Pepperell (2-4) hosts Rome for an 8:30 CT kick on Friday.
In Closing: Dodd has 100 knockdowns in six games.
WR Chuck Baker 6-3/185 Slidell (LA) Salmen HS
247Sports Rating: 90 247Sports Position Ranking: 36
247Composite Rating: 0.8794 247Composite Position Ranking: 55
Last Week: Baker had five receptions for 51 yards and a touchdown in a 36-6 win over Hammond.
This Week: Salmen (5-1) travels to Lakeshore on Friday at 7 p.m.
In Closing: Baker has 19 catches for 282 yards and four touchdowns.
DT Tevin Lawson 6-4/275 Denham Springs (LA) Denham Springs HS
247Sports Rating: 88 247Sports Position Ranking: 40
247Composite Rating: 0.8899 247Composite Position Ranking: 25
Last Week: Denham Springs improved to 4-3 with a 30-7 win against Live Oak.
Next Week: The Yellow Jackets travel to Central on Friday at 7 p.m.
In Closing: Lawson is playing mostly on offense but still has 35 tackles and a pair of sacks.
WDE Michael Patterson 6-3/240 Winnfield (LA) Winnfield HS
247Sports Rating: 88 247Sports Position Ranking: 19
247Composite Rating: 0.8650 247Composite Position Ranking: 21
Last Week: Patterson was in on four tackles and forced a fumble in a 62-0 win over Menard.
This Week: Winnfield (6-1) plays host to Red River at 7 p.m. on Friday.
In Closing: Patterson has 28 tackles, eight sacks, and has forced five fumbles. He has also blocked a field goal and a punt and has scored two touchdowns on blocked punts.
C Karl Malone, Jr. 6-3/285 Ruston (LA) Cedar Creek HS
247Sports Rating: 87 247Sports Position Ranking: 8
247Composite Rating: 0.8687 247Composite Position Ranking: 8
Last Week: Malone had 15 knockdowns in a 50-14 win over St. Frederick.
This Week: Cedar Creek (6-1) hosts Louisiana New Tech on Friday at 7 p.m.
In Closing: Malone has 71 knockdowns in seven contests.
FB Kennard Swanson 6-0/245 Lakeland (FL) Lake Gibson HS
247Sports Rating: 86 247Sports Position Ranking: 2
247Composite Rating: 0.8513 247Composite Position Ranking: 2
Last Week: Swanson tallied 10 tackles (6 solos and 4 assists) and a sack in a 26-0 win over Ridge. He added five yards rushing on one attempt.
This Week: Lake Gibson puts its undefeated mark on the line at 8 p.m. CT on Friday in a road matchup with Bartow.
In Closing: Swanson has 13 carries for 71 yards to go with 45 tackles and seven sacks in five games.
TE Logan Stokes 6-3/240 Northeast Mississippi CC
247Sports Rating: 86 247Sports Position Ranking: 3
247Composite Rating: 0.8496 247Composite Position Ranking: 2
Last Week: Stokes had three receptions for 33 yards in a 49-0 loss to East Mississippi CC.
This Week: Northeast Mississippi CC (2-5) hosts Ittawamba CC Saturday at 3 p.m.
In Closing: Stokes has seven catches for 52 yards in the 2012 campaign.
WDE Lewis Neal 6-1/235 Wilson (NC) James Hunt HS
247Sports Rating: 85 247Sports Position Ranking: 33
247Composite Rating: 0.8622 247Composite Position Ranking: 23
Last Week: Neal was in on 13 tackles – two for a loss – and registered a safety when he sacked the quarterback in the end zone to preserve a 30-21 win over Southern Nash
This Week: James Hunt (8-0) travels to Nash Central at 8:30 p.m. CT on Friday.
In Closing: Neal has 80 tackles and 13 sacks on the year.