NC State football commitments in action — Week 6

Matt Carter, Editor
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Here are the latest updates on NC State football commitments, with the pledges from Florida getting back onto the field this week after an extended absence due to Hurricane Irma:

Safety

3 STARS

NC State
Raleigh

RR: 5.5

Ht: 6'1.0"

Wt: 201.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

N.C. State

Three-star defensive back commit Tyler Baker-Williams caught six passes for 102 yards and two touchdowns for Southeast Raleigh High, but it was not enough in a 33-27 loss at Raleigh Millbrook. He also intercepted a pass on a fake field goal attempt.

Southeast Raleigh fell to 3-3. Baker-Williams has 19 receptions for 401 yards and four touchdowns, and 19 rushes for 203 yards on the season.

Related link: Millbrook take out Southeast Raleigh

Wide Receiver

3 STARS

NC State
Clayton

RR: 5.5

Ht: 6'4.0"

Wt: 205.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

N.C. State

Three-star receiver Devin Carter made the most of his opportunities for Clayton (N.C.) High in its 46-8 home win over Cary (N.C.) High. He caught two passes for 75 yards, both touchdowns, to help the Comets improve to 6-0.

For the season, Carter has 14 receptions for 358 yards and six scores, and eight rushes for 70 yards and two additional touchdowns.

Safety

3 STARS

NC State
Charlotte

RR: 5.5

Ht: 6'4.0"

Wt: 190.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

N.C. State

Charlotte Harding, featuring three-star safety Malik Dunlap, rebounded from its first loss of the season by winning 45-21 at home over city-rival West Mecklenburg High to improve to 5-1. MaxPreps.com rates Harding No. 4 in the 4-A classification.

Related link: Harding races past West Mecklenburg

Kicker

2 STARS

NC State
Lexington

RR: 5.2

Ht: 5'9.0"

Wt: 165.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

N.C. State

Kicker Christopher Dunn made all seven of his extra-point attempts to help lead Lexington (N.C.) North Davidson High to an easy 49-0 win over visiting China Grove (N.C.) South Rowan, improving North Davidson to 4-1.

The Black Knights are ranked No. 7 in Class 2A by MaxPreps.com.

Related link: North Davidson overwhelms South Rowan, 49-0

Defensive tackle

2 STARS

NC State
Norfolk

RR: 5.4

Ht: 6'4.0"

Wt: 245.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

N.C. State

Lineman Derrick Eason and Norfolk (Va.) Norview High fell to 1-3 with a 20-12 loss at city-rival Lake Taylor High.

Offensive tackle

3 STARS

NC State
Mebane

RR: 5.5

Ht: 6'5.0"

Wt: 276.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

N.C. State

Mebane (N.C.) Eastern Alamance High is 5-0 after getting a close, 14-10 home win over visiting McLeansville (N.C.) Northeast Guilford High. Three-star offensive tackle Gabriel Gonzalez helped the offense pile up 235 yards, including 101 on the ground with an average of 4.6 yards per carry.

Related link: Unbeated Eagles halt Rams' late drive to win game

Athlete

3 STARS

NC State
Appomattox

RR: 5.7

Ht: 6'1.0"

Wt: 180.0

Class: 2018

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

N.C. State

Appomattox (Va.) County High is 3-1 after winning at Ringgold (Va.) Dan River High on Friday night, 34-21. Three-star corner commit De’Von Graves caught a 23-yard pass in the victory. Appomattox is the top-ranked 2A team in the state by MaxPreps.com.

Related link: Appomattox back on track, knocks off Dan River

Offensive tackle

3 STARS

NC State
Orlando

RR: 5.5

Ht: 6'5.0"

Wt: 250.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

N.C. State

Orlando (Fla.) Jones High and three-star lineman Devin Hayes are sitting at 3-1 after a 56-0 home rout of Agape Christian Academy, also from Orlando. MaxPreps.com’s Class 5A rankings has Jones rated at No. 3.

Pro-style quarterback

4 STARS

NC State
Sicklerville

RR: 5.8

Ht: 6'2.0"

Wt: 185.0

Class: 2018

POSITION
222
NATIONAL
6
STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

N.C. State

Four-star quarterback Devin Leary completed 11 of 17 passes for 280 yards and five touchdowns with one interception to help Sicklerville (N.J.) Timber Creek improve to 4-0 with an easy 45-7 win at Mullica Hill (N.J.) Clearview High.

Timber Creek is the top-ranked team in New Jersey South Group 3 according to MaxPreps.com.

Though four games, Leary has completed 57 of 91 passes (62.6 percent) for 1,065 yards and 12 touchdowns with three interceptions while rushing 17 times for 122 yards.

Weakside defensive end

3 STARS

NC State
Miami

RR: 5.5

Ht: 6'5.0"

Wt: 258.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

N.C. State

Three-star defensive tackle commit Davontae McCrae lined up at left tackle for Miami Northwestern High and credited himself with 13 pancake blocks during a 14-7 win at city-rival Booker T. Washington High. Northwestern is 3-0 and ranked No. 3 in the class 6A rankings by MaxPreps.com.

Related link: Northwestern Holds Off Booker T. Washington

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