Grand Rapids Christian wide receiver Drake Harris and Erie (Pa.) Cathedral Prep quarterback Damion Terry have been among the top performers of Michigan State recruits so far this season.
Both players continued their strong seasons with big performances on Friday night.
Terry threw for a school-record five touchdowns in the first half and ran for another. He added a 43-yard touchdown run in the second half of Cathedral Prep’s 47-7 win over Youngstown Ursuline. He completed 21 of 28 passes for 310 yards as Cathedral Prep moved to 5-0. Delton Williams, an MSU target who was on campus with Terry for Saturday’s game against Ohio State, caught a 19-yard touchdown pass.
Harris, a 2014 verbal commit, had 10 catches for 211 yards and four touchdowns in a 49-35 win over state power East Grand Rapids. He had touchdown receptions of 21, 10, 60 and 8 yards.
Here is some info on some of the other recruits.
Shane Jones – The Cincinnati Moeller linebacker had seven tackles in a 37-22 win over LaSalle. He has 60 tackles, including 1 ½ sacks, an interceptions, a forced fumble and fumble recovery this season for Moeller.
Jay Harris – The Downingtown (Pa.) East receiver had two catches for 36 yards and a touchdown and 47 yards rushing and a touchdown in a 42-6 win over Avon Grove.
R.J. Shelton – The Beaver Dam (Wis.) tailback finished with 14 carries for 145 yards, including a 79-yard touchdown, in a 44-8 loss to Watertown. He also had three catches for 56 yards. The loss put an end to Beaver Dam’s playoff hopes.
Byron Bullough – Had a 27-yard touchdown run in Traverse City St. Francis 26-7 win over Charlevoix.
Dylan Chmura – The Waukesha West tight end had three catches for 50 yards in a 17-0 loss to Catholic Memorial.
Gerald Holmes – The Flint Carman-Ainsworth running back had a 37-yard touchdown run in a 50-0 win over Flint Northern.
Also ESPN released its watch list of top 2014 recruits last week and Bullough, Harris and Detroit Cass Tech linebacker Deon Drake each made the list.
In today’s edition of the LSJ, Solari takes a look at the five things we learned from MSU’s loss to Ohio State, and the MSU hockey team is ranked No. 16 in the USCHO.com presseason poll.
MSU also announced that its Midnight Madness will take place on Friday, Oct. 12. Doors open at 9:30 p.m. and admission is free. The formal program begins at 10:30 p.m. with the men’s and women’s basketball teams being introduced.