NC State football recruiting commits in action — Week 14

NC State football recruiting commits in action — Week 14

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NC State football recruiting quarterback commit MJ Morris is still going strong in the playoffs. (Photo by Ken Martin/The Wolfpacker)

Here is a recap of how the NC State football recruiting commitments performed this past week. All games were played last Friday unless otherwise noted.

On3 Consensus four-star running back Michael Allen from Greenville (N.C.) J.H. Rose High

Last Game: In a 20-14 road win over previously unbeaten Fayetteville (N.C.) Seventy-First High during the third round of the 3-A state playoffs, Allen ran 12 times for 33 yards and caught six passes for 34 yards.

Season Stats: Through 13 games, Allen had 118 carries for 868 yards and 12 scores, and 32 catches for 536 yards and seven touchdowns.

Team Record: 9-4.

On3 Consensus three-star defensive lineman Nick Campbell from Lake Minneola (Fla.) High

Last Game: Lake Minneola’s season had previously ended.

Season Stats: In 10 games, Campbell had 47 tackles (13 solo), including 12 for loss and five sacks, and forced a pair of fumbles.

Team Record: 6-4.

On3 Consensus four-star defensive lineman Brandon Cleveland from Tampa (Fla.) Carrollwood Day

Last Game: Carrollwood Day’s season had previously ended.

Season stats: In nine games during the regular season, Cleveland had 50 tackles (31 solo), including 26 for loss and eight sacks. He added five quarterback hurries, an interception and two pass breakups.

Team Record: 7-3.

On3 Consensus three-star defensive back Isaiah Crowell from Kernersville (N.C.) East Forsyth High

Last Game: In a 14-0 road win at city-rival Glenn High in the second round of the 4-A state playoffs, Crowell had six tackles (one solo) and broke up a pass. The game was the third round of the 4-A state playoffs.

East Forsyth has pitched three straight shutouts to start the postseason.

Season Stats: Crowell has 90 tackles (36 solo), including 12 for a loss and four sacks, plus an interception, seven pass breakups, two QB hurries and two blocked kicks in 12 games.

Team Record: 11-1 and ranked No. 3 in the state by MaxPreps.com. It will play at the No. 1 team in the state, Cornelius (N.C.) Hough High, in the fourth round of the playoffs.

On3 Consensus three-star running back Bennett Galloway from Chapin (S.C.) High

Last Game: Chapin’s season previously ended.

Season Stats: Galloway rushed for 16 touchdowns, made six TD catches, returned a kickoff for a score and had 1,094 yards rushing for the year in 11 games.

Team Record: 8-4.

On3 Consensus three-star defensive lineman D.J. Jackson from Sumter (S.C.) High

Last Game: Sumter lost 49-21 at home to Irmo (S.C.) Dutch Fork High in the third round of the AAAAA playoffs. Jackson did not play this season after having surgery in August to repair a torn ACL.

Team Record: 10-2.

On3 Consensus three-star quarterback MJ Morris from Carrollton (Ga.) High

Last Game: Morris completed 12 of 23 passes for 170 yards and two touchdowns, and ran five times for 33 yards and a score during a 43-21 win over Covington (Ga.) Alcovy High. The game was part of the second round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs.

Season stats: In 12 games, Morris has completed 164 of 262 passes (62.6 percent) for 2,721 yards and 31 touchdowns with eight picks, and rushed 81 times for 499 yards and seven scores.

Morris is 14th in the state of Georgia in passing yards and tied for eighth in scoring tosses.

Team Record: 11-1 and ranked No. 4 in the state at the Class AAAAAA level.

Related link: NC State football recruiting commitment list for 2022 class.

Class of 2023 quarterback Lex Thomas from Wake Forest (N.C.) Heritage High

Last Game: Heritage’s season previously ended.

Season Stats: In 11 games prior to its season-ending defeat in the state playoffs, Thomas was 167-of-263 passing (63.5 percent) for 2,492 yards and 30 touchdowns with seven interceptions, and he has also rushed for a pair of scores.

Team Record: 10-2.

Related link: NC State football recruiting commitment list for 2023 class.

On3 Consensus three-star linebacker Daejuan Thompson from Whiteville (N.C.) High

Last Game: In a battle of unbeaten teams in the third round of the 2-A state playoffs, Whiteville fell 38-36 at home to visiting St. Pauls (N.C.) High.

Thompson was in on a pair of tackles for loss and had a QB hurry in the defeat.

Note: Thompson was selected to the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas roster for North Carolina.

The annual game featuring the top senior players from North Carolina against South Carolina was canceled earlier in the fall due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but organizers elected to honor those who would have been selected to participate.

Team Record: 11-1.

On3 Consensus three-star receiver Terrell Timmons Jr. from Greensboro (N.C.) Northern Guilford High

Last Game: Northern Guilford’s season had previously ended.

Season Stats: In 10 games, Timmons caught 38 passes for 549 yards and 11 touchdowns, and returned 28 punts for an average of 10.5 yards and two scores. He also returned five kickoffs for a an average of 25.2 yards.

Note: Timmons was selected to Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas roster.

Team Record: 9-2.

On3 Consensus three-star center Rylan Vann from Cary (N.C.) High

Last Game: Cary (N.C.) High’s season had previously ended.

Season Stats: Vann had 36 tackles (14 solo), including seven for loss and 1.5 sacks, and has forced a fumble and recovered one. He was also credited with 33 pancake blocks.

Note: Vann was selected to the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas roster.

Team Record: 3-7.

On3 Consensus three-star corner Jackson Vick from Bailey (N.C.) Southern Nash

Last Game: Southern Nash’s season previously ended.

Season Stats: In 10 games prior to its playoff loss, Vick rushed 138 times for 1,211 yards and 16 touchdowns, and caught eight passes for 200 yards and four scores. He also had a 91-yard kickoff return for a score, and on defense he had 13 tackles (five solo and one for a loss) and a pick.

Team Record: 9-2.

On3 Consensus four-star linebacker Torren Wright from Kannapolis (N.C.) A.L. Brown High

Last Game: A.L. Brown’s season had previously ended.

Season Stats: In 10 games, Wright had 116 tackles, including 71 solo, 13 for loss and four sacks. He also had seven QB hurries, three interceptions and six pass breakups.

Team Record: 5-5.

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