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COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUP -- WEEK 1 -- FLORIDA BOYS SHINING


Players who hail from the state of Florida provide numerous contributions nationwide to many college football programs. Each week, we highlight what our FLORIDA BOYS are doing in college football action from around the country in our weekly series of FLORIDA BOYS SHINING.


FLORIDA COLLEGE SCOREBOARD


8 FLORIDA GATORS 24, MIAMI HURRICANES 20
Boise State Broncos 36, FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES 31
UCF 62, FAMU RATTLERS 0
BETHUNE-COOKMAN WILDCATS 28
Nebraska 62, SOUTH FLORIDA BULLS 0
Tulane Green Wave, FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL PANTHERS



FLORIDA BOYS SHINING




WR JERRY JEUDY -- Alabama Roll Tide
Deerfield Beach High School

Jeudy starts the season as the favorite to win the Biletnikoff in consecutive years... In his first performance of the year against an overmatched Duke, Jeudy continued to start off where he left in 2018... 10 catches, 137 yards, going yard on those catches.


RB ZACK MOSS --#14 Utah Utes
Hallandale High School

RB Zack Moss' 187 yard performance dominated in a 30-12 win over BYU. Moss scored a TD for his Utes, proving to be their workhouse, with 29 carries on the night and a hefty 6.2 yards per carry.



QB TYLER HUNTLEY --#14 Utah Utes
Hallandale High School

QB Tyler Huntley led his Utes to an opening season 30-12 win over BYU. Huntley was 13/16 for 106 yards.


RB ADRIAN KILLINS, JR. --#17 UCF Knights
Daytona Beach Mainland Bucs

RB Adrian Killins started out the 2019 campaign with 14 carries for 106 yards and a TD as his Knights delivered a beatdown to FCS in-state opponent FAMU 62-zip.



WR GABE DAVIS --#17 UCF Knights
Sanford Seminole Seminoles

Preseason Biletnikoff Award watch WR Gabriel Davis started out the 2019 quest with 3 catches for 68 yards and 2 TD as his Knights delivered a beatdown to FCS in-state opponent FAMU 62-zip.


DB TANNER INGLE --NC State
Orlando Dr. Phillips

Sophomore S Tanner Ingle had 8 tackles (4 solo), 2 Passes Deflected, and a Forced Fumble in 34-6 win over East Carolina.


QB JAMES BLACKMAN -- FSU Seminoles
Belle Glades Glades Central

Redshirt Sophomore QB James Blackman started out on fire for his Noles, leading them into the half with a 31-13 lead. Blackman passed for 22/33, 327 yards, 3TD and 0 INT in tough late 36-31 loss to Boise State.


DB STANFORD SAMUELS III -- FSU Seminoles
Pembroke Pines Flanagan

Junior DB Stanford Samuels III had 8 tackles (6 solo) and 1 Pass Deflection in tough late 36-31 loss to Boise State.



DB BINJIMEN VICTOR --Ohio State Buckeyes


Senior Wideout Binjimen Victor had 2 catches for 65 yards and a TD in 45-21 thumping of Florida Atlantic.



RB JAMES COOK III -- #3 Georgia Bulldogs
Miami Central

Sophomore RB James Cook had 2 carries for 22 yards, and a 18 yd TD which gave the Dogs momentum in beating Vandy 30-6. Cook also had 2 catches for 13 yards, and kickoff returns for 41 yards.


TE DANIEL BARKER --Illinois Fighting Illini
Deerfield Beach Bucks

Sophomore TE Daniel Barker caught only one pass for 2 yards in a 42-3 victory against Akron, but that reception went for a Touchdown.


LB JAKE HANSEN --Illinois Fighting Illini
Tarpon Springs East Lake

Sophomore LB Jake Hansen had 7 tackles, 1 Forced Fumble, 1 Fumble Recovery and a INTERCEPTION in a 42-3 victory against Akron.




RB MIKE EPSTEIN --Illinois Fighting Illini
St. Thomas Aquinas

RB Mike Epstein had 8 carries for 45 yards in a 42-3 victory against Akron. Epstein suffered a serious knee injury during the game and will be out for the remainder of the 2019 seasons. Prayers to Mike on a speedy and full recovery.




RB COREY GAMMAGE --Marshall Thundering Herd
Delray Beach Atlantic

Freshman WR Corey Gammage shined in his debut, leading all players receiving with 5 catches for 82 yards and a TD as his Thundering Herd opened to a whopping 56-17 win over VMI.



RB TONY JONES, JR. --#9 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
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RB Tony Jones led his Fighting Irish to an opening season 30-12 win over Louisville with 112 yards on 15 carries and a TD.


RB JAVIAN "PLAYSTATION" HAWKINS --#9 Louisville Cardinals
Cocoa HS

Redshirt freshman RB Javian Hawkins led all rushers to an opening season 35-17 loss to Notre Dame with 122 yards on 19 carries and a TD.













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