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Ole Miss recruiting 2016: Shea Patterson reaches milestone, dominates in Texas

Shea Patterson and IMG Academy hit the road and dominate in the Lone Star State to go to 2-0 while five-star Benito Jones faced off with a Bama commit and did more than hold his own.

IMG Academy

Same song. Different verse. Five-star quarterback and No. 1 player in the country Shea Patterson and his IMG Academy Ascenders traveled west to DeSoto, Tex. to take on the DeSoto High School Eagles in a matchup of nationally-ranked programs and the Chef did not disappoint. In the matchup with DeSoto's quarterback and Ohio State commit, Tristen Wallace, it was a landslide victory for Patterson as IMG won comfortably 47-29.

The 6'2, 193-pound QB tossed his 100th career touchdown in the game which is a staggering number in itself, but then you throw in that he's only been guilty of throwing eight interceptions and your jaw drops even farther. The kid is just a fundamentally-gifted quarterback and is efficient in just about everything he does. He hurt the Eagles all day with his arm and his legs as he was able to scramble around and buy time to throw a 15-yard strike and a 41-yard strike to find pay dirt and ultimately put DeSoto away early before giving way to his backup. Patterson ended his day early finishing with 49 yards rushing on only four carries and 7-of-12 passing for 180 yards and the aforementioned two touchdowns.

Next game: Friday, September 11th, 7 p.m. CT at Cocoa (Fla.)

Benito Jones, 5-star DL

Jones and his Wayne County teammates were in quite the tussle with Mississippi power Meridian last Friday. The five-star bulldozer and his teammates were able to stave off the Wildcats and earn a hard-fought 35-31 victory. Benito was lined up at both defensive tackle and defensive end all night and was matched up quite a bit with Alabama commit and four-star Raekwon Davis. Needless to say, Jones won most of the battles and had a timeshare in the Meridian backfield.

Jones utilizes his 6'0, 280-pound frame and his incredibly quick get-off at the snap of the ball to get the offense on their heels in a hurry. From the highlights below, you can see that Davis was on roller skates trying to block Jones and it wasn't exactly working that well. Despite his limitations in the height category, Jones continues to produce monster numbers and destroy opposing linemen.

Next game: Friday, September 18th, 7 p.m. CT at Archbishop Rummel (La.)

Jarrion Street, 3-star RB

Well, the Street Train just kept on chugging along last week as Hewitt-Trussville (Ala.) knocked off Tuscaloosa County (Ala.) 38-13 to improve to 2-1 on the year. Thanks in large part to Street, the Huskies were able to set the tone early and often and bury the visiting Wildcats. Street racked up 183 all-purpose yards, but he did most of his damage on the ground.

The 6'1, 203-pound bruiser rushed 16 times for 152 yards and two touchdowns. Street used his speed to beat the defensive backs to the corner to scamper for an 87-yard touchdown and then used his strength to wear down the Tuscaloosa County defense on inside zone runs. Street is quietly spear-heading a campaign to be in the conversation for the best running back in the state of Alabama as he has already ran for 540 yards and four touchdowns in three games, averaging 180 yards per contest.

Next game: Friday, September 11th, 7 p.m. CT at Vestavia Hills (Ala.)

Greg Eisworth, 3-star ATH

Eisworth and his South Grand Prairie Warriors got back on track this past week beating South Oak Cliff (Tex.) 14-10 and evening their season record to 1-1. Eisworth was a huge part of the win as he was once again the driving force for the Warrior offense at quarterback. The three-star athlete was able to get the offense going and in a hurry early on as the 5'11, 182-pound senior was used in just about every way possible, throwing, running and on defense as well playing safety. The senior has shown off his versatility as he continues to impress at quarterback despite his future being on the defensive side of the football once he arrives in Oxford.

Next game: Friday, September 11th, 7 p.m. CT vs Martin (Tex.)