Curtis sets Reinhardt record with 5 TDs to highlight local collegiate football players' performa

Updates on local collegiate athletes currently participating in college football.

Bartow Sports Zone does periodic updates on these athletes and those of other collegiate sports.

You may check each athlete's link on our Athletes Beyond Bartow page on this site.

Here are the updates on games of Saturday, October 24:

HAYES LINN — Air Force Academy — (Jr., Cartersville HS) .. had a pair of tackles in the Falcons 42-14 defeat of Fresno State. One tackle was from his safety position. The other was on punt coverage. Air Force is now 4-3 overall and 3-1 in the Mountain West Conference. In seven games, Linn has recorded 10 tackles and 1 pass break up at free safety. He has started three times.

NIAGEL CURTIS — Reinhardt University (Sr., Adairsville, GA, Gordon Central HS). . . team’s leading rusher through 8 games. The Eagles are ranked #8 in NAIA (8-0) and defeated top-ranked Lindsey Wilson (6-1) (KY) Saturday. Curtis rushed for a program-record five touchdowns and a game-high 129 yards in Saturday’s 42-24 Mid-South Conference West Division victory. Curtis now has 704 yards on 119 carries through eight games. He has scored 17 touchdowns on 5.9 yards per carry. He has a long rush of 72 yards and is averaging better than 87 yards per game. He has also caught 3 passes for 40 yards. Reinhardt has a bye week, then travels to Campbellsville (KY) November 7.

T.L. FORD II — UNC-Charlotte (Soph., Cartersville HS) … started at wide receiver and had 3 catches for 30 yards in a 44-10 loss to Southern Miss. His longest reception was 17 yards. He was targeted 6 times and made a tackle after an interception. The 49ers are now 2-5 and host Marshall Sat. Oct. 31.

TWAN TERRELL — Cornell University (Sr., Woodland HS) … safety saw time in the Big Red’s 44-24 loss to Brown University Saturday in Ivy League action. Cornell plays at Princeton next Saturday, Oct. 31.

ISAIAH ROSS — Point University (So., Woodland HS) .. the linebacker had 6 tackles in the Skyhawks’ 66-34 win over Southeastern (FL). Point is now 7-2 on the season and 4-0 in the Appalachian Athletic Conference. The Skyhawks next host Ave Maria Univeristy November 7.

DA’KELIN WELLS — Maryville College (So., Cass HS) .. started at corner and had a tackle in the Scots 31-26 victory at Averett. A regular starter, Wells is averaging just under 3 tackles per game in conference play. He also has an interception this season. The Scots host LaGrange College Saturday, Oct. 31.

CHAZ ROKINS — Maryville College (So., Cass HS) … 6 carries for 8 yards as Maryville improved to 6-1 with a 31-26 victory at Averett. Rokins is now up to 256 yards for the season on 60 carries.

MALIK WILKINS — Maryville College (So., Cartersville HS) … received playing time in the Scots 31-26 win at Averett. Maryville is now 6-1 and play host LaGrange College next Saturday.

AUSTIN HARRELL — The Citadel (R-Jr., Adairsville HS) … saw playing time in the Bulldogs’ 38-17 Southern Conference win at Furman. The defensive lineman has nine tackles on the season and The Citadel is now 5-2 overall and 4-0 in the conference. The Citadel will host Mercer Sat. Oct. 31.

JUSTIN FLOYD — Furman University (R-Sr., Cartersville HS) … saw action on the offensive line for the Paladins who lost to The Citadel 38-17. Furman fell to 3-4 overall and 1-2 in the Southern Conference. The Paladins’ next game is at Samford October 31 in Birmingham.

QUADRE ALLEN — Tusculum College (R-Fr., Woodland HS) the defensive back saw playing time in the PIoneers 45-11 defeat of Limestone.

BRANDON THOMPSON — Tusculum College (R-Jr., Woodland HS) .. defensive back recorded a solo tackle in the Pioneers’ 45-11 win over Limestone. Tusculum will host Mars Hill Saturday, Oct. 31.

DeANDRE APPLIN — Georgia Military College (Adairsville HS) … had 2 tackles and an interception Saturday in a 57-28 win over Arkansas Baptist. has 15 tackles, 3 fumble recoveries, an interception, and leads the nation in the NJCAA in fumbles returned for touchdown with 2. Both scores came against Nassau Oct. 3 in a 42-21 victory. GMC has a 6-3 record and plays at ASA Miami Sat. Oct. 31.

MARK QUATTLEBAUM — UNC-Charlotte (R-Fr., Cartersville HS) .. saw special teams action vs. Southern Miss in a 44-10 loss. The 49ers host Marshall Sat. Oct. 31.

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