Each and every week we plan to take a look at several players from the Class of 2013 who have given UCLA an all-important commitment, and hopefully, shed some light on what each individual recently accomplished on the field for their respective high school team.
Think of this space as a proverbial one-stop shop for news and notes about all the gridiron goings on for Bruins recruits when the Friday Night Lights are bright and focused on them. So without further adieu, it's time to get down to business and check out who did what.
Erik Bunte, OT, Mission Viejo (CA): Did not play. Nevertheless, he’s made a seamless transition to his new team after a recent transfer from nearby Rancho Santa Margarita (CA) Santa Margarita. With the addition of Bunte, the Diablos figure to be a particularly formidable foe moving forward.
Kenneth Clark, DT, Rialto (CA) Wilmer Amina Carter: Did not play. It is worth noting that he leads the team in a number of different defensive categories this season, including tackles (37), quarterback hurries (8) and sacks (4). Clark has also forced a pair of fumbles, with a recovery as well.
Deon Hollins, WDE, Missouri City (TX) Marshall: The opponent, Missouri City (TX) Ridge Point, had no answer for him in a 51-7 loss. Hollins put pressure on the quarterback and filled holes when running backs attempted to pick up first downs. He finished with 10 tackles and 2.5 sacks.
Sean Dowling, OT, Fallbrook (CA): Best player on one of the worst teams from out in the San Diego area. Despite his efforts, the Warriors lost for the sixth straight game, this time around, 8-6 to Escondido (CA) San Pasqual. Dowling played well from start to finish, however. He always does.
Mossi Johnson, WR, Los Angeles (CA) Crenshaw: Played sparingly in a 57-0 victory over Long Beach (CA) Rancho Dominguez Prep. Then again, there was no need for him to be on the field with the outcome never in doubt. Johnson did have an 18-yard touchdown reception before his exit.
Cameron Judge, OLB, Westlake Village (CA) Oaks Christian: Scored on both sides of the ball in a lopsided 35-0 victory over Agoura (CA). The first touchdown was on a 100-yard interception return. On his second trip to the end zone, he lined up in the backfield and found pay-dirt on a 2-yard run.
Jermaine Kelly, CB Los Angeles (CA) Salesian: Was on top of his game during a 48-21 victory over Long Beach (CA) St. Anthony. He locked down the opponents top receiver. On offense, Kelly took advantage of his opportunity to contribute when he scored on a 21-yard touchdown reception.
Craig Lee, RB, Redlands (CA): Did more in one half of football than most individuals do over the course of four quarters in a 54-6 victory over Fontana (CA) Miller. He carried the ball 12 times and finished with 236 yards on the ground with six touchdowns. Imagine if Lee had played the entire game.
Christian Morris, OT, Memphis (TN) East: Trailed early in the game, were forced to pass the ball, and thus, struggled the rest of the way en route to a 30-6 loss to Memphis (TN) Melrose. Typically, the Mustangs like to keep the ball on the ground behind Morris and average 217 yards rushing per game.
Scott Quessenberry, C, Encinitas (CA) La Costa Canyon: One of the many highlights of his night was a 19-0 victory against Oceanside (CA) El Camino. He capped the evening off with a commitment to UCLA. Not a bad couple of hours for Quessenberry. And the Bruins, for that matter.
Sean Ceglinsky has covered prep and college sports in Southern California for the better part of the past 15-plus years. Follow him on twitter: @SeanCeglinsky or https://twitter.com/SeanCeglinsky