It’s Friday afternoon and that means it’s almost time for “Friday Night Lights.”
There are a bunch of good games on the schedule but not necessarily many great clashes of college prospects. But there are some I like from the standpoint that they can be proving-ground contests for some of the state’s standout players.
For instance, I’m eager to see what Westside- Macon running back Robert Brown does against Bainbridge. Brown is one of those intriguing prospects who has compiled some very good numbers (776 yards, 8 TDs) but you’re not so sure about the competition. Well, we should have a better idea after this week as the Class AAAA No. 2-ranked Seminoles (4-0) play host to undefeated and No. 8 ranked Bainbridge.
Likewise, I have some folks telling me that North Clayton’s Clarence Jackson might be the best back in Atlanta, not Mack Brown of M.L. King or Ken Malcome of Southwest DeKalb or Charles Perkins of Collilns Hill. Jackson has 686 yards and 7 TDs on the season and is