Northeast at Miramar

Northeast at Miramar
September 14, 2011, 12:15 pm
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The Miramar (FL) Patriots are currently ranked 19 in the nation in the USA Today Super 25 and ranked 3 in the state of Florida 8A Max Preps ratings.  The Patriots are 1-0 on the season after opening with a 25-9 victory over Blanche Ely (Pompano Beach).  Miramar finished 8-4 last season after being eliminated by Northeast (the team they play Friday night) 21-12 in the second round of the state playoffs.  The Patriots first and only state championship came in 2009 when Miramar went 14-1 and followed their 2008 state semi-final season. Among the schools famous alumni: actor Johnny Depp, NFL kicker Dean Biasucci and current West Virginia starting QB Geno Smith. 

Players to Watch (247 Rankings)

4-star Tracy Howard, 3 CB in the nation. Offers include Bama, Florida, FSU, LSU, Miami, etc...

4-star WR Malcolm Lewis. Offers include Bama, Florida, FSU, LSU, Kentucky, etc...

3-star WR Devonte Mathis. Offers include Ole Miss, UCF, USF, Ohio State, etc...

OL Clevonne Davis. Offers include Marshall, etc...

LB Bryan Williams. Committed Georgia State.

Junior LB Jermaine Grace. Offered by FSU


The Northeast (Oakland Park, FL) Hurricanes have had a tough start to their season, beginning 0-2 after close losses at Coral Springs (24-20) and vs Hallandale (21-14).  However the Hurricanes started 0-2 in 2010 and finished strong eventually reaching the state quarter-finals, ending with a 9-4 record which included a 21-12 2nd round playoff victory over Miramar. 

Northeast HS is led by Coach Donnell Bennett who was a 2nd Round NFL Draft pick out of the University of Miami in 1994 and while in school was a roommate of "The Rock," acting and wrestling star Dwayne Johnson.  Bennett went on to play for the Kansas City Chiefs and Washington Redskins.  Other notable Northeast alumni include: Atlanta Falcons Offensive Coorindator Mike Mularkey, Tampa Bay Bucs CB Derrick Roberson, and 4-time NASA Shuttle astronaut Brent Jett.

Players to Watch

2-star WR Jeremy Glinton Offers include Miss State, etc...

2-star TE Kevis Jones. Committed UCF

2-star OL Kameron Davis Offered by Illinois

Junior WR Stacey Coley Offered by Florida, FSU

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