Jerome will try to get the ball to Donovan Wilson, a Georgia Tech recruit, as much as possible through handoffs or short passes.
Jerome will try to get the ball to Donovan Wilson, a Georgia Tech recruit, as much as possible through handoffs or short passes because he has the ability to break long plays. Jake King also will look to distribute the ball to receivers Mitch Keller and Steven Romanelli.
Darby's spread offense is striving to feature a more balanced attack as the season progresses. After Chase Longwell threw for only 56 yards in the first two games, he passed for 298 yards in the next two. Caleb Day has rushed for 180 yards and five touchdowns on 15 carries and made eight receptions for 163 yards and three scores.
•LAST WEEK: Jerome beat Bradley 28-26 on Sept. 14 for its second consecutive victory and the Jaguars' first loss of the season. Wilson rushed for 239 yards and one touchdown on 36 carries and had an 81-yard touchdown reception on a screen pass from King.
Darby remained unbeaten with its 45-7 win over Westerville North on Sept. 14. Hayden Van Kirk rushed for two touchdowns and caught a 20-yard touchdown pass from Longwell, as the Panthers had 451 total yards.