L.A. Pierce WR Jaelen Strong
(UPDATED 10/26/12) A look at some of the top wideout performances over the past week and which players are standing out for their teams so far this season. This is by no means all-inclusive, but just a snapshot of some of the top players at the position so far this year...
L.A. Pierce WR Jaelen Strong - Strong hauled in three receptinos for 162 yards and three touchdowns as Pierce got to 6-1 with a 39-28 win over Santa Barbara. This season, Strong, who has offers from several BCS programs, has hauled in 37 receptions for 878 yards and 12 touchdowns.
L.A. Harbor WR Ryan Hyman - The sophomore wideout had a huge game for the Seahawks last week, pulling in nine receptions for 267 yards and five touchdowns in Harbor's 58-41 win over Long Beach. Hyman leads Harbor with 37 receptions for 745 yards and 10 touchdowns this season.
Long Beach WR Taj Davis - Davis hauled in eight passes for 188 yards and three touchdowns, but Long Beach still fell to L.A. Harbor by a score of 58-41.
College of the Desert WR Vanzell Richardson - Richardson hauled in six receptions for 124 yards and two scores as Desert downed El Camino 49-39. In six games this season, the sophomore wideout has posted 31 receptions for 596 yards and four touchdowns.
Orange Coast WR Buzzy Yokoyama - The freshman wideout, nabbed eight receptions for 110 yards and a touchdown, but Orange Coast still lost to Saddleback by a score of 52-24. Yokoyama ranks second on the Pirates with 26 receptions, third in yards with 380 and is tied for the team-lead with six touchdowns.
San Bernardino WR Stacey Howard - Howard posted seven receptions for 172 yards and two scores in San Bernardino's 54-42 win over East L.A. last weekend. The redshirt sophomore has made the most of his playmaking opportunities this year and leads the team in receptions (48), receiving yards (765) and touchdowns (10).
Gavilan WR Danny Maiello - The diminutive sophomore had a big game in the Rams' 30-27 win over San Jose last week, grabbing five receptions for 108 yards and one touchdown.
Mendocino WR Aaron Dhuyvetter - The talented sophomore wideout was outstanding for Mendocino last week, hauling in eight receptions for 178 yards and three scores including one he took to the house for a 95-yard touchdown as the Eagles notched a 56-34 win over Los Medanos. Dhuyvetter ranks third on the team with 42 receptions, but leads the team with 970 receiving yards and nine touchdowns.
Mendocino WR Jarrod Flowers - Not to be outdone by his teammate, Flowers was a big contributor in Mendocino's 56-34 win over Los Medanos last weekend, grabbing six receptions for 111 yards and a touchdown.
Mendocino WR Ryan Brethower - The sophomore added his name to the mix in the Eagles' 56-34 win by posting eight receptions for 96 yards and two scores as well. Brethower leads the team in receptions with 58 and ranks second in yardage with 590 and is tied for second in receiving touchdowns with three.
Reedley WR Kendrick Peeples - Peeples had eight receptions for 164 yards and two scores in Reedley's 52-38 win over Merced Saturday. This season, the sophomore wideout leads the Tigers in receptions (43), yardage (467) and is tied for the team-lead with four touchdowns.
Merced WR Tyrell Vinson - Vinson had a huge game, but his efforts still came in a loss as the Blue Devils fell to Reedley 52-38. The sophomore wideout hauled in nice receptions for 164 yards and one touchdown in the loss. This season he has posted 43 receptions for 796 yards and five touchdowns in eight games.
College of the Siskiyous WR Cole Williams - Siskiyous got a 38-34 win over West Hills last weekend and Williams' efforts were a big reason why as he came up with six receptions for 131 yards and one touchdown.
Sierra WR Vince Mayle - The huge sophomore hauled in seven receptions for 99 yards and three touchdowns as the Wolverines got a 38-33 win over Modesto last week. This season, Mayle has been nearly unstoppable in the redzone as he leads the team with 14 touchdown receptions and has 41 receptions 679 yards as well.
College of San Mateo WR Levi Wilson - The Bulldogs only completed six passes in their 31-28 loss to top-ranked City College of San Francisco last Saturday, but three of those passes were hauled in by Wilson who managed to post 103 yards and one score in his limited opportunities.
DeAnza WR Johnny Beard - Beard only haulde in three receptions, but he managed to go for 156 yards and one touchdown in the Dons' 35-25 win over Butte last Saturday.
Santa Rosa WR Jordan Bergstrom - The sophomore wideout hauled in six receptions for 120 yards and one touchdown in the Bear Cubs' 37-10 win over Foothill last week.
Foothill WR Anton Metoyer - Metoyer did his best to keep Foothill in the game against Santa Rosa last week, hauling in seven receptions for 105 yards, but the Owls still lost the game 37-10.
Butler WR Javess Blue - Blue had a huge game in the Grizzlies' 45-13 win over Coffeyville, hauling in 15 receptions for 166 yarsda and two touchdowns. The uber-talented sophomore wideout has posted 45 receptions for 782 yards and 10 scores, leading the team in all three categories.
Iowa Western WR Deon Long - Iowa Western blasted Iowa Central last week, posting a 73-7 drubbing of their in-state foe, and long was huge in the win grabbing 11 receptions for 216 yards and three touchdowns. Long leads the country with 71 receptions for 1,217 yards and 18 touchdowns so far this season.
Coffeyville WR Dominique Reed - The sophomore receiver has posted 29 receptions for 545 yards and six touchdowns including his 11 reception, 108-yard, one touchdown effort in the Red Ravens' 45-13 loss to Butler.
Northwest Mississippi WR Darreall Joyner - The freshman had 8 receptions for 208 yards and two scores, but his team still fell 56-49 in a loss to East Mississippi.
East Mississippi WR Corey Smith - Smith has been stellare for the Lions this season and had another big game posting 10 receptions for 101 yards and two touchdowns in EMCC's 56-49 win over Northwest Mississippi. The sophomore leads the team with 42 receptions for 637 yards and eight scores.
East Mississippi WR Corey Smith - The South Carolina bounceback had eight receptions for 114 yards and a touchdown in East Mississippi's 56-49 win over Northwest Mississippi.
Mississippi Gulf Coast WR D'haquille Williams - In Mississippi Gulf Coast's 54-21 win over Copiah-Lincoln, Williams hauled in 7 receptions for 145 yards and two touchdowns. The freshman has been a man among boys this season, grabbing 50 receptions for 945 yards and 13 scores.
Rochester WR Josh Zitzmann - The freshman wide receiver leads the Yellow Jackets with 35 catches for 692 yards and six touchdowns including his six-reception, 151-yard effort in Rochester's 52-7 playoff win over Ridgewater last week.
Snow WR Damond Powell - Powell as a beast for the Badgers last week, hauling in five receptions for 136 yards and three touchdowns in Snow's 45-27 win over New Mexico Military Institute.
New Mexico Military WR Dequan Ellison - Even though his team lost 45-27, Ellison was solid, grabbing nice receptions for 119 yards.
North Dakota State College of Science WR Claude Garrett - The talented freshman hauled in seven receptions for 165 yards and two touchdowns, but the Wildcats still lost 43-28 to Ellsworth.
Ellsworth WR J.T. Tolbert - Another outstanding freshman, Tolbert totaled 10 receptions for 116 yards and a touchdown in Ellsworth's 43-28 win over NDSCS.
Nassau WR Mark Thomas - Nassau is 8-0 after securing a 38-20 win over Dean last week and Thomas was a big reason why as the sophomore wideout posted six receptions for 109 yards.
Dean WR ShaVarez Smith - Smith had some big catches in Dean's 38-20 loss to Nassau last week, as he hauled in seven receptions for 132 yards and a touchdown. This season the sophomore wideout has 24 receptions for 474 yards and four scores.
Tyler WR Marquise Smith - The sophomore only hauled in three receptions, but they went for 92 yards and a touchdown as Tyler got themselves into the playoffs with a 37-16 win over Trinity Valley.
Northeast Oklahoma A&M WR Michael Thompson - When you have a QB like Clayton Mitchem, all you have to do is get open and he'll find you and that's exactly what happened last weekend in the Golden Norsemen's 49-21 win over Cisco as Thompson led the team with six receptions for 119 yards and two touchdowns. In eight games, the talented sophomore has 26 receptions for 560 yards and seven scores.
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