Keys to the game: 5-A Football Playoffs Round 2 – Cedar Shoals vs. Rome

The Cedar Shoals Jaguars (8-3) travel to Rome, Georgia to face off with the Rome Wolves (11-0) on Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. The game will air live on the NFHS Network.

Keys to the game

Rome Rushing Game

  • Cedar Shoals needs to be aware of Rome’s incredible rushing game led by running back Jamious Griffin who has 2,255 rushing yards on the season.

Cedar Shoals Defense

  • Cedar Shoals has accounted for 10 interceptions and 28 sacks while also only holding teams to an average of 13.1 points per game.   

Cedar Shoals Jaguars

997 – Senior quarterback Kiyonnice Smith’s total passing yards this season

997 – Senior running back Devontaye Bankston’s total all purpose yards this year

826 – Senior running back Osiris Walker’s total rushing yards this season

345 – Total receiving yards by Cedar Shoals Tight End/Wide Receiver junior Rickil Willingham this year

Rome Wolves

1,171 – Senior quarterback Knox Kadum’s total passing yards this year

771 – Senior wide receiver Xavier Roberts’ total receiving yards this season

62 – Junior linebacker Nick Burge’s total tackles this year

4 – Total sacks by Wolves senior defensive linemen Montrell Milsap


Gabriel Bush

Gabe Bush is a senior broadcast reporter for WJAG-TV. He wants to stay involved in football and soccer throughout college and is interested in pursuing accounting or finance. Bush hopes to improve the Broadcast section of sports this year by covering at least 2-3 sports each week with better in-depth coverage and recaps. He enjoys being around his friends in journalism but also the fulfillment that comes with finishing a piece.

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