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7-on-7 Football Digital Profiles

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Posted at 10:44 PM, Aug 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-02 00:46:52-04

Each day leading up to the kickoff of high school football in Western New York, 7 ABC is highlighting some of the top players in the area with digital features.

August 26: Jalin Cooper, Medina, WR

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After a standout sophomore campaign, Media is hoping for bigger and better with the versatile Jalin Cooper.

Last season, Cooper combined for more than 600 all-purpose yards and averaged more than 21 yards per catch and 14 yards per rush.

The 6-foot-5 dual threat also combined to score eight touchdowns.

August 27: Jerry Hickson, St. Francis, QB

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If you're searching for the ultimate field general, look no further than St. Francis and quarterback Jerry Hickson.

As the starting QB for the Red Raiders, Hickson has tossed for 5,540 yards and 50 touchdowns in his career.

He's been known to tuck and run as well, scoring an additional 11 TDs outside the pocket.

The Red Raiders career passing leader, Hickson is poised to lead Frannies back to "The Cap", formerly Ralph Wilson Stadium and repeat as Monsignor Martin Association champs.

August 28: Stephan Parker, Cheektowaga, WR

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After bursting onto the scene as a sophomore, hauling in the game winning touchdown pass in the Section VI Championship, the 6-foot-3, 183 pound Stephan Parker followed that up with a record setting junior campaign.

The receiver set new single season school records with 67 receptions and 1,001 yards -- averaging nearly 15 yards per catch.

His big play ability has powered the Warriors to claim back-to-back Section VI Championships.

August 29: Dominic Prince, Burgard, RB

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Whether he's lined up as a linebacker or running back you can bet opponents know where Dominic Prince is on the field at all times.

As a junior, he was a hammer on the Bulldogs defense with 94 total tackles, an interception and two fumble recoveries.

When he gets the rock - get out of the way.  Prince rushed for more than 1,000 a year ago and hit paydirt 15 times.

August 30: Jeremy Bush, Jamestown, DL

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When it comes to stopping Jamestown's Jeremy Bush, that's easier said than done.

As a junior, the defensive lineman impacted every snap during the 2015 season with 90 tackles -- 28 for loss.

Quarterbacks?  Good luck escaping. Bush registered 23 quarterback hurries and his 9 sacks -- tops for the Red Raiders a year ago.

Planning on throw a double or triple team his way this year?  You might need more guys than that -- in March Bush set a school record -- benching 450 pounds.

August 31: Blake Haubeil, Canisius, K

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Blake Haubeil is a weapon not many high school teams have the luxury of using.

The top ranked kicker in the country and future Ohio State Buckeye etched his name into the high school history books, booting a 61-yard field goal a year ago - the second longest in New York State high school football history.

He was nearly perfect on extra points converting 33 of his 35 attempt.
When it comes to flipping the field, Haubeil averages nearly 40 yards per punt.

September 1: Isaiah McDuffie, Bennett, RB/LB

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Over the last few years, Bennett's Isaiah McDuffie has emerged as a premiere two-way impact player in Western New York.
 
For his career, the Tigers' senior has rushed for nearly 4,000 yards and combined to score 48 touchdowns.
 
On the defensive side -- he makes opponents pay as well.
 
The future Boston College Eagle is the reining Defensive Player of the Year in New York state. He's tallied 331 tackles, forced 16 fumbles and collected 6 interceptions in his career.