2017 Covering the entire state: Class 1A Capsules

2017 Covering the entire state: Class 1A Capsules

It’s the middle of July which means it’s time to cover the entire state, so this is the seventh year of my Covering the Entire State Series as I will look at Class 1A today.

Besides the team capsules, there is also a list of new 1A head coaches as well as the longest winning and losing streaks in 1A going into the 2017 season.

 

46 of the 52 1A schools returned their football information and the schools are listed in alphabetical order by district.

The six schools you will not see information for are: Copper Basin, McEwen, Humboldt, KIPP Academy, Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering (MASE) and Freedom Prep.

 

New Faces In New Places- There are ten new Class 1A Head Coaches in 2017: O’Brien Bennett, Unaka; Randall Boldin, Whitwell; Lance Rorex, Lookout Valley, Matthew Bates, Clay County; Weldon Garlington, Republic; Mike Holt, Richland; Levi Estes, Dresden; Julius Jackson, Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering (MASE), LeNorris Staples, Middle College and Jerald Cook, Freedom Prep Academy

Longest Winning Streaks in 1A going into 2017
Dresden- 15
Jo Byrns- 4
Midway-2
Moore County- 2
South Fulton- 2
Sunbright- 1
Sale Creek- 1
Clay County- 1
Pickett County- 1
McEwen- 1

Losing Streaks in 1A going into 2017:
Gleason- 9
Richland- 9
Unaka- 8
Booker T. Washington- 4
West Carroll- 4

Longest Current Tenured 1A Coaches
Tom Adkins, Jo Byrns, 23 years
Bob Robertson, Huntland, 20 years
Noah Lampkins, Gleason, 15 years
Travis Tapp, Harriman, 14 years
Patrick Daley, Copper Basin, 11 years
Ricky Rice, Wayne County, 11 years

 

Cloudland Highlanders
City- Roan Mountain
County- Carter
Enrollment- 233
Last Season’s Record- 5-7, lost to Coalfield in second round
Region- 1-1A
Head Coach- Mike Lunsford (207-62 overall, 5-7 in one year at Cloudland)
Offensive Coordinator- Mike Lunsford
Defensive Coordinator- Glenn White
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Austin Hall (OL/DL, Sr.), Malachi Benefield (QB/FS, Jr.), Josh Blair (FB/LB, Jr.), Jacob Singleton (WR, Jr.), Jordan Coffey (RB, Jr.), Dillon Johnson (LB, Jr.), Hunter Blair (LB, Soph.), Garrison Julian (LB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Noah Blair (OL), Dakota Johnson (OL), Dawson Haynes (OL), Brinkley Mull (WR), Noah Arnett (RB), James Arwood (FB), Preston Benfield (QB)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Hancock County Indians
City- Sneedville
County- Hancock
Enrollment- 315
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Coalfield in first round
Region- 1-1A
Head Coach- Brandon Gibbs (4-7 in one year at Hancock County)
Offensive Coordinator- Brandon Gibbs
Defensive Coordinator- David Smith
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Seth Hipshire (FB/LB, Jr.), Logan Sellers (WR/S, Sr.), John Ross Wilson (OT/DE, Sr.), Ethan Lawson (OG/DE, Sr.), Gage Leabow (WR/DB, Jr.), Andrew Parson (OL/DT, Sr.), Ethan Short (DB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Jason Lawson (OL/DL), Zack Seal (RB/LB), Trevor Parks (TE/DE), Logan Roper (OL/DL), Caleb Baker (RB/DB), Dakota Gibson (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Jellico Blue Devils
City- Jellico
County- Campbell
Enrollment- 331
Last Season’s Record- 4-6
Region- 1-1A
Head Coach- Dustin Buckner (7-13 in two years at Jellico)
Offensive Coordinator- Dustin Buckner
Defensive Coordinator- Steve Smith
Offense- Double Wing
Defense- 3-3-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (4 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2004
Key Returnees- Kenny Elliott (RB/LB, Sr.), Jaden Gibson (QB/DB, Sr.), Joe McCulley (RB/LB, Sr.), Jerney Ivey (WR/DB, Jr.), Gavin Ayers (FB/LB, Sr.), Noah Smith (WR/SS, Jr.), Joseph Elliott (OL/DL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Tony Smith (QB), Ernie Detore (OL/LB), Toby Allen (OL/DL), Darrick Kellogg (WR/DB), Derek Bowlin (WR/DB), Michael Arnstadt (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2017- two game losing streak

 

Unaka Rangers
City- Unaka
County- Carter
Enrollment- 341
Last Season’s Record- 1-10, lost tor Greenback in first round
Region- 1-1A
Head Coach- Obrien Bennett (0-0 in first year at Unaka)
Offensive Coordinator- O’Brien Bennett
Defensive Coordinator- Zach Naylor
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 16 (8 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Hunter Bentley (RB/LB, Sr.), Blake King (QB, Sr.), Athin Hughes (OL/DL, Jr.), Bryson Street (OL/LB, Jr.), Luke Thomas (OL/DL, Sr.), River Kimbrel (OL/DL, Sr.), Blake Isaacs (WR/DB, Soph.), Nick Bowers (WR/DB, Soph.), Devon Jarrett (WR/DB, Jr.), Dakota Gallimore (RB/LB, Sr.), Hunter Rice (RB/LB, Sr.), Logan Benway (RB/LB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Austin Taylor (QB/LB), Jacob Rash (OL/DL) Ray Combs (TE/LB)
Streak Going Into 2017- eight game losing streak

 

Coalfield Yellow Jackets
City- Coalfield
County- Morgan
Enrollment- 180
Last Season’s Record- 11-2, lost to Greenback in Quarterfinals
Region- 2-1A
Head Coach- Keith Henry (126-58 overall, 76-36 in nine years at Coalfield)
Offensive Coordinator- Jason Wilson
Defensive Coordinator- Jared Henry
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 18 (9 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Parker McKinney (QB, Sr.), Tyler Keathley (WR/DB, Sr.), Jacob Coker (DL, Sr.), Jake Kilby (OL/DL, Sr.), Drake Miklas (RB/LB, Sr.), Jonny Carroll (OL/DL, Jr.), Michael Lowe (WR/DB, Sr.), Ashton Jones (RB, Jr.), Logan Kelly (LB, Sr.), Anthony Foster (RB/LB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Dean Daugherty (DL), Gabe Lowe (DL), Andrew Moore (DB), Austin Lowe (WR/S)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 


Greenback Cherokees
City- Greenback
County- Loudon
Enrollment- 234
Last Season’s Record- 14-1, lost to Dresden in Blue Cross Bowl
Region- 2-1A
Head Coach- Greg Ryan (26-4 in two years at Greenback)
Offensive Coordinator- Greg Ryan
Defensive Coordinator- Brian Hanley
Offense- Pro
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Bryce Hanley (LB/QB, Jr.), Timmy Russell (DL, Sr.), , Reese Plemons (OL/DL, Jr.), Breeden Gilbert (LB/RB, Jr.), Dylan Caldwell (WR/DB, Sr.), Josh Edwards (RB, Jr.), Seth Riddle (RB, Jr.), Cody Alexander (TE, Jr.), Derrell Bailey (OL/DL, Soph.), Bobby Woods (OL, Sr.), Cameron Chandler (OL, Sr.), Colton Alexander (OL, Fr.), Chase Harril (DE, Jr.), Tyler Kuhn (DL, Jr.), Blake Morton (DB, Jr.)
Key Losses-Hunter Willis (QB/LB), Tavin Kilpatrick (TE/DE), Kayne Roberts (RB/DB) Daniel Summers (OL/DE), Josh Silvey (OL/DT), Tylor Jones (WR/DB),
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Harriman Blue Devils
City- Harriman
County- Roane
Enrollment- 373
Last Season’s Record- 7-4, lost to Cloudland in first round
Region- 2-1A
Head Coach- Travis Tapp (107-151 overall, 71-84 in 14 years at Harriman)
Offensive Coordinator- Travis Tapp
Defensive Coordinator- Julian Goins
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 6 (3 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Giovanni Cromwell (RB/DB, Jr.), Mark Treece (WR/LB, Sr.), Mason Kocka (OT/DE, Soph.), Eli Mcabee (OG/DE, Jr.), Sheldon Anderson (QB/DB, Sr.), Sean Monkhouse (OL, Sr.), Bradley Frost (QB/DB Soph.), Trezdin Copeland (RB/LB, Jr.),, Jayden Prayter (FB/LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Joe Pace (QB/S), Hunter Clark (OL/DL), T.J. Phipps (RB/LB), Hayden Bingham (TE/LB), Hunter Davis (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Midway Green Wave
City- Midway
County- Roane
Enrollment- 272
Last Season’s Record- 5-5
Region- 2-1A
Head Coach- Ryen Minton (10-10 in two years at Midway)
Offensive Coordinator- Gabe Patterson
Defensive Coordinator- Ryen Minton
Offense- Spread
Defense- 50
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (4 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2014
Key Returnees- (need at least 8 to 12 players with positions and grades)- Zane Moser (WR/DB, Sr.), Alan Pickering (OL/DL, Sr.), Gabe Moore (WR/DB, Sr.) , Skyan Lyle (WR/DB, Sr.)

Key Losses- Jake Woody (QB/DB), Dakota Narramore (TE/LB), Luke Caquelin (FB/LB), Caleb Burton (OL/DL), Tyler Thompson (OL/DL), Jack Hornbeck (OL/DL),
Streak Going Into 2017- two game winning streak

 

Oakdale Eagles
City- Oakdale
County- Morgan
Enrollment- 183
Last Season’s Record- 6-5, lost to Oneida in first round
Region- 2-1A
Head Coach- J.R. Voyles (28-46 in seven years at Oakdale)
Offensive Coordinator- Sam Mccartt
Defensive Coordinator- Derek Jones
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (6 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Nathen Arrowood (ATH/LB, Sr.), Evan Burchfield (FB/DE, Sr.), Dustin Cooney (OL/DT, Sr.), Ben Currier (OT/DT, Sr.), Dakota Turner (RB/DB, Sr.), Jackson Hicks (WR/DB, Sr.), Tanner Poole (RB/LB, Sr.), Caleb Willis (LB, Jr.), Garrett Miller (TE/DE, Jr.), Wayne Wilder (LB, Jr.), Eli Soloman (WR/DB, Jr.), Riley Tilson (OL/DL, Soph.), Taylor Braddock (Ath/DB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Austin Helton (QB), Dakota Nelson (RB), Cade Brown (OL), Bradyn Goldston (WR/S/P), Clayton Price (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Oliver Springs Bobcats
City- Oliver Springs
County- Roane
Enrollment- 341
Last Season’s Record- 5-6
Region- 2-1A
Head Coach- Larry Green (7-14 in two years at Oliver Springs)
Offensive Coordinator- Larry Green
Defensive Coordinator- Tony Dutton
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2011
Key Returnees- Jordan Haney (TE/LB, Sr.), Landen Everett (RB/LB, Sr.), Scott Brown (OL/LB, Jr.), Matt Mcghee (RB/LB, Jr.), Daniel Giles (OL/DL, Jr.), Levi Laymance (OL/DL, Jr.), Brady Webb (OL/DL, Jr.), Mason Hill (DB, Jr.) Lucas Daugherty ( OL/DL,Jr), Garrett Wilson ( WR/DB, Sr.) Sean Ross ( WR/DB, Sr.), Blake Crass QB/DB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Joe Tumminello (RB/LB), Jacob Grace (RB/LB), Joe Huckabey (OL/LB), Jerimiah Johnson (WR/DB), Austin Callaway (OL/DL
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Sunbright Tigers
City- Sunbright
County- Morgan
Enrollment- 183
Last Season’s Record- 2-9
Region- 2-1A
Head Coach- Chris Schillings (2-9 in one year at Sunbright)
Offensive Coordinator- Joe Kent
Defensive Coordinator- Chris Schillings
Offense- Flex bone/Wing T
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2014
Key Returnees- Caleb Hawn (OL/DL, Sr.), Sam Chaney (OL/DL, Sr.), Cam Turner (OL/LB, Sr.), Wes Bohanon (OL/LB, Jr.), Andrew Farmer (OL/DL, Soph.), Hunter Bunch (RB/DB, Jr.), Thomas Hall (QB/RB/DB, Sr.), Levi Daniels (QB/RB/DB, Sr.), Alex Trent (WR/DB, Sr.), J.J. Hammock (RB/DB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Luke Daniel (QB/FS), Caleb Sargent (WR/SS), Jordan Stephens (WR/DB),
Streak Going Into 2017- one game winning streak

 

Lookout Valley Yellow Jackets
City- Chattanooga
County- Hamilton
Enrollment- 172
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 3-1A
Head Coach- Lance Rorex (0-0 in first year at Lookout Valley)
Offensive Coordinator- Chad Rogers
Defensive Coordinator- David Dinger
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense-17 (9 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2012
Key Returnees- Zane Howard (QB/DB, Jr.), Gavin Slaven (OL/LB, Jr.), Tanner Hoge (RB/LB, Jr.), Ethan Sandlin (OL/DL, Sr.), Daniel Abbott (OL/DL, Sr.) Blake Buchannan (RB/ SS, Soph.), TJ Fuller (RB/DB, Sr.), Josh Ibach (RB /DB, Sr.)
Key Losses-Trevor Slatton (OL), Tyrese Ragland (WR)

Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Sale Creek Panthers
City- Sale Creek
County- Hamilton
Enrollment- 295
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 3-1A
Head Coach- Ron Cox (5-35 in four years at Sale Creek)
Offensive Coordinator- Roy Shipley
Defensive Coordinator- Justin Hixson
Offense- Pistol/Wing T
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 17 (8 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- Never Qualified
Key Returnees- Tucker Hooker (OL/DE,Sr.), Chase Poole (TE/DE, Sr.), John Roberts (RB/DB, Sr.), Luke Roberts (WR/DB, Sr.), Mason Henry (OL/DL, Sr.), Nathan Hutchings (RB/DB, Sr.), Dylan Lamar (OL/LB, Jr.), Gavin Flerl (RB/DE, Jr.), Eric Dishmon (OL/LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Jeb Hart (QB/DB), Keylon Hickey (RB/DB), Drew Newsom (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game winning streak

 

South Pittsburg Pirates
City- South Pittsburg
County- Marion
Enrollment- 240
Last Season’s Record- 12-2, lost to Greenback in Semifinals
Region-3-1A
Head Coach- Vic Grider (180-51 overall, 21-6 in two years at South Pittsburg)
Offensive Coordinator- Vic Grider
Defensive Coordinator- Shawn Peek
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees-Sawyer Kelley (RB/LB, Sr.), Mason Fuqua (OL/LB, Sr.), Cade Kennemore (WR/FS, Sr.), Garrett Raulston (RB/LB, Jr.), Kellye Cawood (QB, Jr.), Jaylyn Hubbard (RB, Soph.), Ronto Tipton (RB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Joseph Lilly (RB/FS), Kyree Prior (RB/LB), Hogan Holland (QB), Drew Daniels (OG/DE), Mitch Butner (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Whitwell Tigers
City- Whitwell
County- Marion
Enrollment- 321
Last Season’s Record- 6-6, lost to Columbia Academy in second round
Region- 3-1A
Head Coach- Randall Boldin (0-0, in first year at Whitwell)
Offensive Coordinator- Randall Boldin
Defensive Coordinator- Josh Coley
Offense- Pistol
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 20 (10 Off/10 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Dawson Holloway (QB, Sr.), Trace Condra (RB/LB, Sr.), Hudson Petty (RB/DB, Jr..), Ethan Slatton (LB, Jr.), Will Carter (OL/DL, Jr.), Thomas Argo (OL/DL, Sr.), Kyle Antal (OL/DT, Sr.), Garrett Shrum (TE/DE, Sr.), Thunder Roberts (LB/FB, Jr.), Dillan Burns (DB, Sr.), Austin Nunley (K/DE, Sr.), Warner Ashworth (WR/DE, Jr.)
Key Losses- Austyn Vandergriff (DL), Matthew Carter (OL/DE),
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Clay County Bulldogs
City- Celina
County- Clay
Enrollment- 287
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 4-1A
Head Coach- Matthew Bates (0-0 in first year at Clay)
Offensive Coordinator- Matthew Bates
Defensive Coordinator- David Maxfield
Offense- Wing T/Power I
Defense- 5-2
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 22 (11 Off/11 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2008
Key Returnees- Seth Mackey (QB, Sr.), Dylan Maxfield (OL/LB, Sr.), Jared Marcom (RB/DB, Jr.), Alex Combs (OL/DL, Jr.), Hayden Cherry (RB/LB, Jr.), Jake Ashlock (ATH, Soph.), Clark Donaldson (DB/WR, Jr.), Jaylen Hoffey (RB/DB, Jr.), Eli Watson (OG /NG, Sr.), Joseph Short (DT/OT, Sr.), Michael Herrera (OG/DT, Soph.), Gabe Henson (DB/RB, Jr.), Wesley Huff (OT/DT, Soph.), Seth Ogletree (RB/LB, Sr.), Zach Strong (FB/DE, Jr.), Cole Pennington (OT/DT, Soph.), James Short (OG/DE, Sr.), BJ Emberton (ATH, Jr.), Dereck Beckner (OT, Jr.), Joseph Jolin (OT/DE, Jr), Will Ogletree (FB/ LB, Soph.), Matthew Jacoby (RB/ DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Damen Mertz  (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game winning streak

 

Gordonsville Tigers
City- Gordonsville
County- Smith
Enrollment- 327
Last Season’s Record- 8-4, lost to Wayne County in second round
Region- 4-1A
Head Coach- Ron Marshall (77-60 overall, 61-35 in eight years at Gordonsville)
Offensive Coordinator- Keith Goolsby
Defensive Coordinator- Ron Marshall
Offense- Spread
Defense- 50
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (9 Off/2 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees-Tristan Pope (OL, Sr.), Hunter Vaught (OL, Sr.), Adam Goolsby (QB, Jr.), Braxton Givens (RB, Jr.), Billy Bennett (OL, Jr.), Jayson West (OL, Sr.), Dalton Stallings (FB, TE, Sr.), Bill Washer (WR/FS, Jr.)
Key Losses- Jay Vaden (WR/DB), Justin Vaden (DB), Mitchell Kirby (WR), Dakoda Washer (FS), Jacob Lancaster (LB), Chris Edwards (DL), Koby Watts (DL), Tanner Billingsley (DL)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Jo Byrns Red Devils
City- Cedar Hill
County- Robertson
Enrollment- 349
Last Season’s Record- 5-5
Region- 4-1A
Head Coach- Tom Adkins (160-103 in 23 years at Jo Byrns)
Offensive Coordinator- Tom Adkins
Defensive Coordinator- Tyler Estep and Chris Earheart
Offense- Multiple I/Spread
Defense- 6-2/3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2015
Key Returnees- Wyatt Green (QB/DB, Sr.), Tyran Douglas (WR/DB, Sr.), Eric Herring (RB/DB, Jr.), Braxton Ashabraner (OL/DL, Jr.), Blake Shadrick (RB/LB, Sr.) Jacob Barnhart (FB/LB, Jr.) Jacob Caira (WR/DB, Sr.) Waylon Owens (RB/LB, Sr.) Adam Hollis ( C/DL, Sr.) Landis Hallman (OL/DL, Jr.) Tyler Barnhart (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Mikey Chennault (FB/LB), Sammy Earheart (RB/LB), John Henry Dowlen (TE/DE), Houston Cooksey (TE/LB), Bailey Bowen (WR/DB)

Streak Going Into 2017- four game winning streak

 

Monterey Tigers
City- Monterey
County- Putnam
Enrollment- 352
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 4-1A
Head Coach- Scott Hughes (18-16 in three years at Monterey)
Offensive Coordinator- Scott Hughes
Defensive Coordinator- Scott Hughes
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense-0 (0 Off/0 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2015
Key Returnees- Trent Finney (OL/LB, Sr.), Logan Reed (OL/DL, Sr.), Jon Luke Wilson (LB/ATH, Sr.), Caleb Walker (WR/DB, Sr.), Tyler Kilby (ATH, Jr.), Elijsha Roberson (WR/DB, Jr.), Jacob Walker (WR/DB, Jr.), Kevin Borjas (WR/DB, Soph.), Kevin Perez (OL/DL, Soph.), Rene Telon (K/P, Soph.)
Key Losses- Spencer Norrod (OL/DL), Dillon Adkins (OL/DL), Dalton Beard (OL/DL), Chase Smith (OL/DL), Zach Lewis (OL/DL),
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Pickett County Bobcats
City- Byrdstown
County- Pickett
Enrollment- 226
Last Season’s Record- 1-10
Region- 4-1A
Head Coach- O.B. Caudle (4-46 in five years at Pickett County)
Offensive Coordinator- O.B. Caudle
Defensive Coordinator- Ray Reagan
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense-13 (6 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- Never Qualified
Key Returnees- Bryson Yorke (WR, Sr.), Levi Thomas (RB/LB, Sr.), Cody Dye (WR/DB, Sr.), Evan Caudle (QB, Sr.), Austin Reagan (OL/DE, Jr.), Parker Gore (RB/LB, Soph.), Joe Cross (OL/DE, Sr.), Austin Conner (LB/RB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Whyatt Miller (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game winning streak

 

Red Boiling Springs Bulldogs
City- Red Boiling Springs
County- Macon
Enrollment- 204
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 4-1A
Head Coach- Mike Brown (3-7 in one year at RBS)
Offensive Coordinator- Mike Brown
Defensive Coordinator- Mike Brown
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 50
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2014
Key Returnees- Jordan Powell (TE/LB, Sr.), Hunter Kirk (QB/DB, Jr.), Lee Pruitte (HB/DB, Sr.), Anthony Kramer (WB/LB, Sr.), Wesley Bean (OL/DL, Jr.), Dalton Thompson (OL/DE, Sr.), Bradley Atkins (OL/DL, Soph.)

Key Losses- Justin Bergdorff (FB/DE), Dustin Bergdorff (OL/DL), Trevor Carter (OL/DL) Billy York (TE/LB), Elijah Byfield (QB/DB), Joaquin Mejia (RB/LB),
Streak Going Into 2017- two game losing streak

 

RePublic Trail Blazers
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 361
Last Season’s Record- new program
Region- 4-1A
Head Coach- Weldon Garlington (0-0 in first year at Republic)
Offensive Coordinator- Weldon Garlington
Defensive Coordinator- Johnathan Tigg
Offense- Pro
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense-22 (11 Off/11 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- Never Qualified
Key Returnees- Larry Gillespie (RB/LB, Jr.), Jauvon Young (OL/DE, Jr.), Simeon Garcia (WR/DB, Jr.), Samari Garcia (WR/DB, Jr.), Jacques Johnson (OL/DE, Soph.), Jonquez Giddens (QB, Soph.), Trey Lane (WR/DB, Jr.), Jaden Tucker (RB/LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- new program
Streak Going Into 2017- new school

 

Cornersville Bulldogs
City- Cornersville
County- Marshall
Enrollment- 321
Last Season’s Record- 5-6, lost to South Pittsburg in first round
Region- 5-1A
Head Coach- Gerard Randolph (8-13 in two years at Cornersville)
Offensive Coordinator- Aaron Pitts
Defensive Coordinator- Gerard Randolph
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 19 (10 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Kolbe McMahon (RB/WR/CB, Sr.), Adam Qualls (OL/DE, Sr.), Brice Dunkleman (OL/DL, Sr.), Brock Powers (OL/DL, Sr.), Eli Woodard (RB/FS, Jr.), Trenten Warren (RB/LB, Jr.), Cameron Whitaker (RB/WR/SS, Jr.), C.J Coble (OL/LB, Jr.), Peyton Finch (TE/LB, Jr.), Devin Baus (OL/FB/LB, Jr.), Henlee Mitchell (QB/FS, Jr.), Blake Pickett (WR/CB, Jr.), Alex Webster (OL/DL, Jr.), Houston Williams (OL/DL, Soph.), Bryan Giles (OL/LB. Soph.)
Key Losses- Ben Taylor (OL/LB),
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Fayetteville Tigers
City- Fayetteville
County- Lincoln
Enrollment- 336
Last Season’s Record- 9-3, lost to South Pittsburg in second round
Region- 5-1A
Head Coach- Alvin Palmer (68-74 overall, 26-21 in four years at Fayetteville)
Offensive Coordinator- Eddie Cunningham
Defensive Coordinator- Tavis England
Offense- Multiple/Spread
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (6 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Brandon Moore (DB/RB, Sr.), Lex Marsh (QB/DB, Sr.), Stanley High (OL/DL, Sr.) Keidrick Williams (OL/DL, Sr.), Jaden Hadley (LB, Soph.), John Bryan (OL/DL, Sr.), Tyler Holland (OL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Marquice Emmons (RB/DB), Austin Holdmeyer (QB/LB), Fredi Mitchell (OL/DL), Jonathan Pigg (WR/RB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Grace Christian Academy Lions
City- Franklin
County- Williamson
Enrollment- 324
Last Season’s Record-2-7
Region- 5-1A
Head Coach- Rusty Smith (5-14 in two years at GCA)
Offensive Coordinator- Rusty Smith
Defensive Coordinator- Bruce Anliker
Offense- Pro/ Spread Hybrid
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (8 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- Never Qualified
Key Returnees- Austin Amor (QB, Sr.), Oliver Hunter (OL/DL, Sr.), Cole Chapman (OL/DL, Sr.), Ben Cannon (OL/DL, Sr.), Noah White (DL/OL, Sr.), Kolby Alonzo (DB/WR, Sr.), Carson Ford (LB Jr.), Caleb Fish (LB/TE, Sr.), Zach White (DB/WR, Sr.)
Key Losses- Gavin Ford (WR/DB), Nicholas Whitson (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2017- two game losing streak

 

Huntland Hornets
City- Huntland
County- Franklin
Enrollment- 272
Last Season’s Record- 5-5
Region- 5-1A
Head Coach- Bob Robertson (99-112 in 20 years at Huntland)
Offensive Coordinator- Kermit Reed
Defensive Coordinator- Michael Tipps
Offense- Wing T
Defense- split 40
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (7 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2014
Key Returnees- Cameron Reed (RB/DB, Soph.), Josh Dodson (OL/DL, Jr.), River Dotson (OG/LB, Soph.), Brian Boyd (OL/DL , Jr.), Chris Schultz (RB/DB, Jr.), Zach Rogers (RB/DB, Sr.), Dylan McCorkle (RB/LB, Sr.), Alex Simmons (RB/LB, Sr.), Andruw Stovall (RB/LB, Jr
Key Losses- D.J. Taylor (RB/LB), Joe Dickson (RB/DB), Joe Parker (OL/DT), Cole Tate (OL/DT),
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Moore County Raiders
City- Lynchburg
County- Moore
Enrollment- 275
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 5-1A
Head Coach- Jason Dobbs (3-7 in one year at Moore County)
Offensive Coordinator- Jason Dobbs
Defensive Coordinator- Manny Buchanan
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 3-3-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 18 (9 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2015
Key Returnees- Matthew Schueller (RB/DB, Sr.), Coy Cashion (RB/LB, Sr.), Dylan Vassar (RB/DB, Jr.), Nate Love (QB/DB, Sr.), Dillon Smith (OL/DL, Sr.), Cody Noblitt (OL/LB, Sr.), Blayne Cashion (OL/DL, Sr.), Hunter Solomon (OL/DL, Sr.), Case Corder (OL/DL, Soph.), Jess Smith (OL/DL, Sr.), Ethan Sweeton (RB/LB, Jr.), Joseph Sons (RB/LB, Jr.), Dylan Knight (RB/LB, Jr.), Garrett Jennings (TE/DL, Jr.), Jacob Smith (OL/DL, Jr.), Tristain Whitaker (WR/DB, Jr.), Bryson Dobbs (TE/DL, Fr.), Ethan Holt (TE/LB, Sr.), Dylan Scruggs (RB/DB, Fr.)
Key Losses- Isaac Holt (FB/LB), Corbin Noblitt (OL/LB), Austin Waters (RB/DB)
Streak Going Into 2017- two game winning streak

 

Mt. Pleasant Tigers
City- Mt. Pleasant
County- Maury
Enrollment- 353
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 5-1A
Head Coach- Bronson Bradley (20-33 overall, 13-19 in three years at Mt. Pleasant)
Offensive Coordinator- Bronson Bradley
Defensive Coordinator- Scott Courtney
Offense- Single Wing
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 16 (8 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2015
Key Returnees- Hakeem Hood (OL/DL, Sr.), Zyshon Riley (RB/LB, Jr.), Kurtis Scharrer (FB/LB, Sr.), Tai Pillow (RB/DB, Sr.), Hayden Lovely (QB, Soph.), Jemarkus Young (OL/DL, Soph.), Sam Attkisson (OL/DL, Jr.), Jacari Owens (OL/DL, Jr.), Keyshawn Hudson (WR/DB, Soph.), Brennon Angus (WB/DB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Terris Longfoot (OL/DL), Brady Stokes (TE/S), Tez Rogers (TB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2017- two game losing streak

 


Richland Raiders
City- Richland
County- Giles
Enrollment- 375
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 5-1A
Head Coach- Mike Holt (0-0 in first year at Richland)
Offensive Coordinator- Cory Pickett
Defensive Coordinator- Mike Holt and Michael Murphy
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 5-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 7 (3 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2007
Key Returnees- Gus McGowan (RB/LB, Sr.), Braxton Woodard (QB, Jr.), Jace Yurewitch (TE/LB, Soph.), Caleb Garrett (OL, Soph.), Dustin Grenko FB/DE, Jr.), Hunter Evans (LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Caleb Briggs (RB), Jairus Darnell (OL/DL), Dan Hinkle (OL/DL), Jake Norman (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2017- nine game losing streak

 

Collinwood Trojans
City- Collinwood
County- Wayne
Enrollment- 284
Last Season’s Record- 6-5, lost to Nashville Christian in first round
Region- 6-1A
Head Coach- Scotty Hannah (9-12 in two years at Collinwood)
Offensive Coordinator- Scotty Hannah
Defensive Coordinator- Rickie Putman
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 16 (8 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Jeremiah Tidwell (QB/DB, Jr.), Carson Ramson (RB/DB, Soph.), Jacob Rumbaugh (RB/LB, Sr.), Noah Sanderson (WR/DB, Soph.), Blake Thompson (OL/DT, Jr.), Rylee Scott (OL/DT, Sr.), Carson Weaver (OL/DT, Sr.), Wyatt Broome (OL/DT, Sr.), Tayvon Jordan (DB, Sr.), Gelacio Ubieta (K, Sr.), Kannan Hanvey (OL/DL, Jr.), Taylor Overstreet (OL/DL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Ty Robertson (RB/LB), Michael Scott (RB/DB), Kyle Kelley (RB/DB)
Streak Going Into 2017- two game losing streak

 

Bruceton Tigers
City- Bruceton
County- Carroll
Enrollment- 184
Last Season’s Record- 6-5, lost to Gordonsville in first round
Region- 6-1A
Head Coach- Jamie Williams (37-50 in eight years at Bruceton)
Offensive Coordinator- David Thomas
Defensive Coordinator- Jamie Williams
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Dalton Williams (QB/S, Jr.), Chase Snider (LB/OL, Jr.), Brady Snider (S/RB, Jr.), Garrett Graves (OL/DL, Sr.), Bradley Griffin (OL/DL, Sr.), Zane Mabane (TE/LB, Jr.), Lawson Boyd (WR/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Isaiah Donald (LB), Grant Davis (QB), Zayveon Johnson (RB), Ryan Cole (RB), Dalton Davis (LB), CJ Noles (OL), Tristan Wynn (DB)
Streak Going Into 2017- two game losing streak

 

Huntingdon Mustangs
City- Huntingdon
County- Carroll
Enrollment- 330
Last Season’s Record- 8-3, lost to Nashville Christian in second round
Region- 6-1A
Head Coach- Eric Swenson (92-39 overall, 74-34 in nine years at Huntingdon)
Offensive Coordinator- Eric Swenson
Defensive Coordinator- Robbie Miller
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees-Kade Pearson (QB/LB, Sr.), Marvaughn McClerkin (LB, Sr.), Tyrese Mebane (RB/DB, Sr.), Elijah Williams (RB, Sr.), Brandon Lawton (RB, Soph.), DeQuan Robinson (RB, Soph.), Hunter Ensley (QB/RB, Soph.), Dallas Willis (RB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Dylan Johnson (QB/DB), Michael Arnhold (LB), Zach Dodson (DB), Keeton Bailey (WR/DB), Cory Levitt (DT), Chase Crider (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Middleton Tigers
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 323
Last Season’s Record- 2-8, lost to Union City in first round
Region- 6-1A
Head Coach- Craig Harris (12-58 in seven years at Middleton)
Offensive Coordinator- James Crocker
Defensive Coordinator- Craig Harris
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (6 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Austin Agee (OL, Sr.), Jake Pulse (RB/SS, Sr.), Gage Davis (QB, Sr.), Hunter Dixon (OL, Sr.), Andre Hoyle (WR, Jr.), Cavontay Polk (RB, Jr.), Clay Dixon (LB, Jr.), Andrekus Pipkin (WR, Jr.) , Austin Mitchel (OL, Jr.), Colby Pannel (LB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Andel Lewis (OL), Aaron Burnette (LB), Tyler Dickie (LB), Melvin Arnette (LB), Montrez Jones (WR)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Perry County Vikings
City- Linden
County- Perry
Enrollment- 334
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 6-1A
Head Coach- Billy Sawyer (7-33 in four years at Perry)
Offensive Coordinator- Calvin Zemer
Defensive Coordinator- Billy Sawyer
Offense- Shotgun
Defense- 3-3-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2011
Key Returnees- Jeff Martin (QB, Sr.), Trayton Williams (WR, Sr.), Bryce Dickson (OT, Jr.), Cannon Daniel (LB, Sr.), Trestan Vaughan (RB, Jr.), Demarcus Lee (DE/RB, Sr.), Alex Little (OL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Curtlen Sparks (RB), Logan Morris (OG), Travis Spencer (FS), Josh Rotgers (LB),
Streak Going Into 2017- two game losing streak

 

Wayne County Wildcats
City- Waynesboro
County- Wayne
Enrollment- 309
Last Season’s Record- 13-1, lost to Dresden in Semifinals
Region- 6-1A
Head Coach- Rick Rice (199-114 overall, 104-32 in 11 years at Wayne County)
Offensive Coordinator- Cary Crews
Defensive Coordinator- Rick Rice
Offense- Split back veer
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (3 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Avery Davis (QB/WR/DB, Sr.), Brilee Harris (LB/RB, Sr.), Colin Bratcher (OL/DL, Jr.), Corey Mathis(OL/DL, Jr.), Owen Risner(QB/LB, Jr.), Brayden Johnson(TE, Sr.), Dalton Devers(WR/DB, Sr.), Dawson Nutt(RB/LB, Sr.), Dalton Jones(OL/DL, Sr.), Preston Ray (RB/LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Preston Rice (QB/DB), Joe Birchett (RB/MLB), Dawson Mathis (WR/DB), Blaine Bevis (WR/DB), Cameron Ruddle (TE/LB), Jason Hill (LB/RB), Paxton Prince (OL/DL), Connor Hatcher (DB/WR), Dustin Hargrove (K), Tracy Groves (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Dresden Lions
City- Dresden
County- Weakley
Enrollment- 362
Last Season’s Record- 15-0, beat Greenback for 1A state title
Region- 7-1A
Head Coach- Levi Estes (0-0 in first year at Dresden)
Offensive Coordinator- Bert Snow
Defensive Coordinator- Levi Estes
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 6 (3 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Jake Cantrell (OL/DL, Sr.), Fernando Serrano (OL/DL, Sr.), Ricco Taylor (RB/DB, Sr.), Hudson Nanney (LB, Sr.) Tyrone Jones (ATH, Jr.) Braden Cooper (OL/DL, Sr.) Seth Farris (OL, Sr.), Quea Taylor (LB, Soph.) Zech Lewis (WR/DB, Sr.), Drake Yates (WR/DB, Jr.), Wade Moran (TE/LB, Sr.), Wes Sawyers (OL/DL, Soph.),
Key Losses- Dresser Winn (QB), Dylan Yates (RB/LB), Austin Thomas (WR/DB), Quincey McDonald (WR/DB), Brice Williams (WR/DB), Jordan Mitchell (LB), Dalton Meadows (OL/DL), Kyle Hutcherson (WR/DB), Blase Cashion (LB),
Streak Going Into 2017- 15 game winning streak

 

Gleason Bulldogs
City- Gleason
County- Weakley
Enrollment- 166
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 7-1A
Head Coach- Noah Lampkins (56-103 in 15 years at Gleason)
Offensive Coordinator- Noah Lampkins
Defensive Coordinator- Albert Collins
Offense- Shotgun Wing T
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2013
Key Returnees- Chandler Brawner (RB/LB, Sr.), Terry McKinney (RB/LB, Sr.), Trey Martin (WR/DB, Sr.), Seth Bowers (OL/LB, Sr.), Caleb Cary (OL/NG, Jr.), Seth Jones (OL/DE, Jr.), Dawson Arnold (WR/DB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Frazier Wilson (OL), Michael Hicks (OL), Heath Keeling (RB), Timothy Russell (QB)
Streak Going Into 2017- nine game losing streak

 

Greenfield Yellow Jackets
City- Greenfield
County- Weakley
Enrollment- 176
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 7-1A
Head Coach- Don Pitt (11-39 in five years at Greenfield)
Offensive Coordinator- Don Pitt
Defensive Coordinator- Don Pitt
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2003
Key Returnees- Nicolas Mitchell (OL/DL, Sr.), Grant Huffsteler (RB/DB, Jr.), Andrew Capps (OL/LB, Jr.), Nyrail Jackson (RB/DB, Jr.), Kelly Ricketts (QB/SS, Soph.), Seth Davidson (TE/LB, Jr.), Jacob Arnold (OL/DE, Jr.)
Key Losses- Brad Rodgers (OL/DL), Jacob Lewis (WR/DB), Truman Grueb (WR/DB), Brantley Baxter (RB/LB), Will Northcutt (QB/SS),
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Lake County Falcons
City- Tiptonville
County- Lake
Enrollment- 223
Last Season’s Record- 5-5
Region- 7-1A
Head Coach- Josh Puckett (23-21 in four years at Lake County)
Offensive Coordinator- Josh Puckett
Defensive Coordinator- John Dryden
Offense- Pro
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 17 (7 Off/10 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2014
Key Returnees- Desmon Johnson (RB/SS, Jr.), Zach Dryden (QB, Sr.), James Nobles (LB/FB, Sr.), Campbell Puckett (LB/TE, Soph.), Larry Tubbs (RB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Brandon Wiggins (OL/LB), Eli Wiggins (OL/DL), Cordell Dryden (OL/DL) Ishmael Young (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2017- two game losing streak

 

South Fulton Red Devils
City- South Fulton
County- Obion
Enrollment- 235
Last Season’s Record- 5-5
Region- 7-1A
Head Coach- ErIc Knott (20-32 in five years at South Fulton)
Offensive Coordinator- Jason Rodehaver
Defensive Coordinator- Bret Wilson
Offense- Pistol
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (3 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2015
Jalen Scott (RB/DE, Sr.), Jacob Adams (WR/DB, Sr.), Tollie Mason (OL/DL, Sr.), Zach Goetz (OL/DL, Sr.), Chay Adams (RB/DB, Sr.), Logan Brimm (TE/DL, Sr.), David Madding (OL/DL, Sr.), Dalton Gray (QB/DB, Soph.), Greg Davis (RB/LB, Soph.), Caleb Little (RB/LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Hayden Kelly (QB/DB), Kody Davidson (RB/DB), Hunter Hamilton (OL/ LB), TJ George (WR/DB/K), Gevin Courtney (WR/DB ) , Macade Pyle (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2017- two game winning streak

 

West Carroll War Eagles
City- Atwood
County- Carroll
Enrollment- 311
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 7-1A
Head Coach- Josh Wolfe (3-17 in two years at West Carroll)
Offensive Coordinator- Josh Wolfe
Defensive Coordinator- Josh Wolfe
Offense- Spread/Single Wing
Defense- Multiple 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2012
Key Returnees- Trace Fuller (QB/DB, Jr.), Chris Shear (WR/DB, Sr.), Carter Deer (OL/DL, Sr.), Darrell Williams (OL/DL, Jr.), Armani Bonds (OL/DL, Jr.), Blake Davidson (OL/LB, Jr.), Noah Brasher (TE/LB, Sr.), Levi Hays (OL/DL, Jr.), Jeremiah Bryant (RB/DB, Soph.), Kyler White (WR/DB, Soph.), PJ Odom (RB/DB, Jr.),
Key Losses- Chance Townes (OL), Peyton Lindsey (OL), Colin Simmons (OL), Tristen Fuller (RB), Blake Garner (OL), Logan Chrisman (DL), Gavin Rossen (DB), Gage Rossen (DB),
Streak Going Into 2017- four game losing streak

 

Booker T. Washington Warriors
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 328
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 8-1A
Head Coach- Winston Delane (0-0 in first year at BTW)
Offensive Coordinator- Winston Delane
Defensive Coordinator- Winston Delane
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (4 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2014
Key Returnees- Winston Delane, Perron Gates, Josha Tucker, Chris Crosby.
Key Losses- Jaelin Wilson (WR), Demarion Yancey (RB/DB), Tyrus Gray (DE), Brandon Gray (FB/LB),
Streak Going Into 2017- four game losing streak

 

 


Hillcrest Vikings
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 311
Last Season’s Record- 1-10, lost to Mitchell in 2A first round
Region- 8-1A
Head Coach- Lorenzo Barnes (1-10 in one year at Hillcrest)
Offensive Coordinator- Joel Patterson
Defensive Coordinator- Jermaine Jordan
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 18 (8 Off/10 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Montrel Polk (RB, Sr.), Javonte Garrett (OL/DL, Sr.), Paul Todd (WR/DB, Sr.), Jaylyn Rogers (OL/DL, Sr.), Hakeem Williams (FB/LB, Sr.), De’favus Ross Jr (QB, Jr.), Raishun Morris (WR/DL, Jr.), Kristof Smith (RB/LB, Sr.) William Harris (DB/WR, Jr.) Jerren Jordan (OL/DL, Soph.)
Key Losses- Durrell Polk (RB), Michael Daughtry (RB/WR)
Streak Going Into 2017- two game losing streak

 

 

Middle College Bulldogs
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 299
Last Season’s Record- 6-5, lost to Peabody in 1A first round
Region- 8-1A
Head Coach- LeNorris Staples (0-0 in first year at Middle College)
Offensive Coordinator- D.J. Boldin
Defensive Coordinator- Reginald Albea
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (6 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Thomas Donald (OL/DL, Sr.), Kenneth Richmond (RB/LB, Sr.), Da’Von Polk (FB/LB, Sr.) Rashad Robinson (WR/DB, Sr.), Christian Nix (DE, Sr.), Sorynthian Echols (WR/DB, Sr.), Kobe Lewis (DL, Sr.), Jervis Spenser (LB, Sr.), Pierson Ward (OLB/DB, Jr.), Jamarques Parker (FB, Sr.), Gabriel Winston (QB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Desten Plamer (WR/DB), Keyshawn Davis (QB), Christopher DeFrance (DL), Isaac Green (OL/DL) (transfer), Caleb Rooks (OL, Sr.) (transfer), Marco Bowen (DE), Tyrus Moore (TE, DE)
Streak Going Into 2017- two game losing streak

 

Oakhaven Hawks
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 366
Last Season’s Record- 4-6, lost to MAHS in 2A first round
Region- 8-1A
Head Coach- Terrance Turner (4-17 in two years at Oakhaven)
Offensive Coordinator- Terrance Turner
Defensive Coordinator- Edward Kirkendoll
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (5 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Sheridan Pratcher (OL/DL, Sr.), Kalin Brown (WR/DB, Sr.), D’Arian Carpenter (ATH, Sr.), Christian Gillon (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Christian Whitaker (RB/DL), Darel Mason (RB/LB), Reginald Humphreys (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2017-

 

Westwood Longhorns
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment-
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Trezevant in 2A first round
Region- 8-1A
Head Coach- Dwayne Harris (4-7 in one year at Westwood)
Offensive Coordinator- Dwayne Harris
Defensive Coordinator- Antwan Moore
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 30
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Marvin Farmer (WR, Sr.), Morven Jones (DB, Sr.), LaVonte Webster (LB, Sr.), Josh Wilson (WR, Jr.), Nick King (OL, Jr.), Nick Redden (OL, Jr.), Talamadge Brewer (OL, Sr.), Josh Neal (DB, Sr.) Jaylen Dennis (WR, Jr.), Ion Williams (WR, Sr.)

Key Losses- Kelton Neyland (QB), Matthew Robinson (OL/DL), Devin Reese (OL/DL,)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

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