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September 27, 2013GAME OF THE WEEK - Things turned around for Armwood in 2001 - after getting smashed by Jefferson 63-0. The Hawks began a significant run that has seen Armwood in the state finals five times - winning three of them (although one was later vacated by the FHSAA). Jefferson didn't exactly fall off the radar. The Dragons won the state title in 2010 over a Miami Norland team led by Randy Johnson AKA 'Duke'
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THE OUTLOOK -- The key to the game will be USF commit Deiondre Porter. He's been fantastic quarterback this season - showing off his great athleticism running the ball as well as lighting it up through the air. Armwood's defense is just so strong with Byron Cowart on the defensive line and Vanderbilt commit and Rivals.com four star Kyle Gibson in the secondary.
Both will be tested by Porter, who has over 1000 yards total offense thus far through three games.
For the Armwood offense, quarterback Noah Johnson has played well in his first year as the starting quarterback for the Hawks. In this ball game, he'll just need to manage the game - and not make the big mistake leading to a momentum changing score for Jefferson. Johnson is very accurate on his short to intermediate passes, and also should make some plays in the open field.