"Class 5A: No. 10 Nazareth (7-2) at No. 7 Brooks (8-1)
PLAYERS TO WATCH
Luther Lockwood, Brooks — The senior running back had five TDs and 212 yards in a Chicago Public League playoff opening victory against Perspectives-Calumet.
Lamar Demus, Brooks — Demus is a senior linebacker who had two interceptions in Brooks’ 27-14 Week Two upset victory of Oak Forest.
Cyle Tucker, Nazareth — The 5-10, 240-pound senior running back is a bulldozer who rushed for 462 yards and six TDs, while averaging 6.5 yards per carry.
Julian Love, Nazareth — Love, a sophomore running back, is the lightning to Tucker’s thunder. He totaled 482 yards and eight TDs in the regular season.
The Brooks defense against a crowded, but productive Nazareth backfield. The Eagles defense has pitched five shutouts and has not allowed more than eight points in a game since Week Two. The Roadrunners boast eight different ball carriers who have gained at least 100 yards."
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Football: Playoff preview: Nazareth (7-2) at Brooks (8-1)