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OFFENSIVE CHAMPION: JAXON SMITH-NJIGBA, WR, 2020
Once again Jaxon Smith-Njigba put on a standout performance in a win or go home playoff situation. Smith-Njigba had six total touchdowns accounting for 36 of his teams 59 points. These types of games have become the norm for Smith-Njigba especially in the playoffs where he has an inexperienced Rockwall team in the final four of the toughest level of Texas high school football.
He is also doing it in a variety of ways whether it be the long ball or short catches and long runs after Smith-Njigba just puts on a show. It is only fitting that the week after he is awarded his fifth star by Rivals.com he has another six touchdown game.
Despite all the yards and touchdowns, it is possible that Smith-Njigba's most eye-catching play was this release, just wow.
You left something lol https://t.co/OGlwARhJhC— Jaxon Smith-Njigba (@jaxon_smith1) December 8, 2019
JULIAN FLEMING CAPS A RECORD-SETTING CAREER
While Smith-Njigba put on a show Julian Fleming's game and career can not go without mentioning. In his final game at Southern Columbia high Area High School, five-star wide receiver Julian Fleming had another 100-yard receiving game and multiple touchdown games.
While Fleming's career receiving stats are great in their own right his most amazing stat may be that his career record is 63-1 with three state championships. Fleming is a great player as are many other Ohio State commit but what is most impressive is the number of winners Ryan Day has recruited to Columbus.
|JULIAN FLEMING||WR||SOUTHERN COLUMBIA||AVONWORTH||WIN, 74-7||4 REC, 124 YARDS, AND 2 TOUCHDOWNS|
|PARIS JOHNSON JR.||OT||PRINCETON||SEASON COMPLETE FINISHED 6-5|
|CLARK PHILLIPS III||CB||LA HABRA||SEASON COMPLETE FINISHED 10-3|
|JAXON SMITH-NJIGBA||WR||ROCKWALL||PROSPER||WIN, 59-42||243 TOTAL YARDS AND 6 TOUCHDOWNS|
|GEE SCOTT JR.||WR||EASTSIDE CATHOLIC||O'DEA||WIN, 20-12|
|LUKE WYPLER||OL||ST. JOSEPH REGIONAL||SEASON COMPLETE FINISHED 7-4|
|MOOKIE COOPER||WR||PATTONVILLE||RULED INELIGIBLE BY THE STATE OF MISSOURI|
|LATHAN RANSOM||S||SALPOINTE||SEASON COMPLETE FINISHED 10-1|
|CODY SIMON||LB||ST. PETERS PREP||SEASON COMPLETE FINISHED 11-1, STATE CHAMPION|
|KOURT WILLIAMS||LB/S||ST. JOHN BOSCO||BYE|
|JACOLBE COWAN||DL||PROVIDENCE DAY||SEASON COMPLETE FINISHED 8-3, STATE CHAMPION|
|DARRION HENRY||DL||PRINCETON||SEASON COMPLETE FINISHED 6-5|
|JACK MILLER||QB||CHAPARRAL||SEASON COMPLETE FINISHED 8-3|
|LEJOND CAVAZOS||CB||IMG ACADEMY||SEASON COMPLETE FINISHED 9-1|
|RYAN WATTS||CB||LITTLE ELM||SEASON COMPLETE FINISHED 3-7|
|CAMERON MARTINEZ||ATH||MUSKEGON||SEASON COMPLETE FINISHED 13-1|
|GRANT TOUTANT||OL||DE LA SALLE COLLEGIATE||HAD SURGERY ON A TORN LABRUM. OUT FOR THE REST OF THE SEASON|
|JOSH FRYAR||OL||BEECH GROVE||SEASON COMPLETE FINISHED 3-7|
|JOE ROYER||TE||ELDER||PICKERINGTON CENTRAL||LOSS, 14-21||1 REC, 21 YARDS|
|MITCHELL MELTON||OLB||OUR LADY GOOD COUNSEL||SEASON COMPLETE FINISHED 9-3, CONFERENCE CHAMPION|
|TY HAMILTON||DL||PICKERINGTON CENTRAL||ELDER||WIN, 21-14|
|JAKOB JAMES||OL||ELDER||PICKERINGTON CENTRAL||LOSS, 14-21||LED AN OFFENSE THAT HAD 303 TOTAL YARDS (181 RUSHING, 122 PASSING)|
|TREY LEROUX||OL||NORWALK||SEASON COMPLETE FINISHED 9-3|
|JAKE SEIBERT||K||LA SALLE||MASSILLON||WIN, 34-17||2 REC, 43 YARDS, 4/4 XPS, 2/2 FG AND A LONG OF 43. 10 PTS|
|JACK SAWYER||DE||PICKERINGTON NORTH||SEASON COMPLETE FINISHED 6-5|
|KYLE MCCORD||QB||ST. JOSEPH'S PREP||CENTRAL DAUPHIN||WIN, 35-13|
|BEN CHRISTMAN||OL||REVERE||SEASON COMPLETE FINISHED 5-5|
|MARVIN HARRISON JR.||WR||ST. JOSEPH'S PREP||CENTRAL DAUPHIN||WIN, 35-13||1 REC TOUCHDOWN|
|JAYDEN BALLARD||WR||MASSILLON WASHINGTON||LA SALLE||LOSS, 17-34||7 REC, 88 YARDS, AND 1 TOUCHDOWN|
|REID CARRICO||LB||IRONTON||KIRTLAND||LOSS, 7-17|