2017 Covering the Entire State Class 6A Capsules

2017 Covering the Entire State Class 6A Capsules

It’s the middle of August which means it’s time to cover the entire state, so this is the sixth year of my Covering the Entire State Series as I will look at Class 6A today.

 

Besides the team capsules, there is also a list of new 6A head coaches as well as the longest winning and losing streaks in 6A going into the 2017 season.

 

The schools are listed in alphabetical order by district

 

New Faces In New Places– There are nine new Class 6A Head Coaches in 2017: Alvin Sanders, Morristown West; Derek Hunt, Maryville; Michael Copley, Siegel; Chuck Gentry, Cookeville; Todd Hood, Rossview; Mike Head, Antioch; Matt Daniels, Ravenwood

 

Longest Winning Streaks in 6A going into 2017
Whitehaven- 15
Farragut- 12
Dickson County- 2
Hendersonville- 2
Cleveland- 1
Station Camp- 1

 

Losing Streaks in 6A going into 2017:
Coffee County- 10
McGavock- 8
William Blount- 8
Bartlett- 7
Lebanon- 6
Jefferson County- 5

 

Longest Current Tenured 6A Coaches
Graham Clark, Dobyns Bennett, 24 years
Eddie Courtney, Farragut, 21
Bruce Hatfield, Hendersonville, 19
Shawn Hollingsworth, Station Camp, 14
Rodney Saulsberry, Whitehaven, 13
Bo Cagle, McMinn County, 11
Damon Floyd, Bradley Central, 11

 

Bearden Bulldogs
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 2,063
Last Year’s Record- 4-7, lost to Riverdale in first round
Region- 1-6A
Head Coach- Morgan Shinlever (11-21 in three years at Bearden)
Offensive Coordinator- Paul Shelton
Defensive Coordinator- Brian Milan
Offense-Pro
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- JaQuez Dove (WR, Sr.), Collin Ironside (QB, Soph.), Dawson Houser (WR, Jr.), Colton Tyler (TE/DE, Jr.), Jay Russell (DB, Jr.), Tyson Bivins (WR, Jr.), Nate Adkins (LB, Jr.), Caleb Wilkins (K, Soph.)
Key Losses-Dakota Davis (OL), Ty Warren (RB), Jordan Ferguson (WR/DB), Colton Tyler (TE, Sr.), Tyler Cooper (DL), Ramanda Robinson (DL), Cam Miller (LB), Donte Rucker (LB)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Dobyns Bennett Indians
City- Kingsport
County- Sullivan
Enrollment- 2,208
Last Year’s Record- 6-6, lost to Dobyns Bennett in second round
Region- 1-6A
Head Coach- Graham Clark (244-67 in 24 years at DB)
Offensive Coordinator- Graham Clark
Defensive Coordinator- B.I. Salyers
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 11 (7 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Drew Christian (OL, Sr.), Bradyn Buckles (OL, Sr.), Dawson Pierson (OL, Sr.), Cade Salyers (OL, Sr.), Matt Diminick (WR/DB, Sr.), Dee Williams (WR/DB, Sr.), Ian Hicks (RB, Jr.), Isaiah Jayne (LB, Sr.), Sevin Smith (LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Jacob Roller (LB), Bryce Barrett (DB), Cole Maupin (QB), Ivan Phillips (LB)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Farragut Admirals
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 1,734
Last Year’s Record- 14-1, beat Independence for 5A state title
Region- 1-6A
Head Coach- Eddie Courtney (152-90 in 21 years at Farragut)
Offensive Coordinator- Rusty Partin
Defensive Coordinator- David Hawkins
Offense- Spread Option
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (6 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Max Travis (QB/DB, Sr.), Drew Butler (LB, Sr.), Jacob Warren (TE, Sr., Tennessee commitment), Braden Collins (WR, Sr.), Jaden Gibbs (WR, Jr.), Andrew Maxey (OL, Sr.), Jonathan Buchanan (OL, Sr.), Jackson Powers (OL, Sr.), Nnamdi Mcswine (DE, Sr.), Cade Burkey (LB, Sr.), Alex Williams (LB, Sr.), Grayson Utterback (DB, Sr.), Griffen Swicegood (DB, Sr.), Kyle Carter (RB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Cooper Hardin (RB/LB), Davis Simmons (WR), Joe Doyle (P/K),Chance Bolen (OL), Will Everett (DL), Adam Fulton (QB), Jack DeVault (WR)
Streak Going Into 2017- 12 game winning streak

 

 

Hardin Valley Hawks
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 2,035
Last Year’s Record- 9-4, lost to Oakland in Quarterfinals
Region- 1-6A
Head Coach- Wes Jones (74-88 overall, 45-44 in eight years at Hardin Valley)
Offensive Coordinator- Andre Cabellero
Defensive Coordinator- Mike Potter
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense-11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Aaron Dykes (RB/DB, Sr.), Luke Defur (LB/DB, Jr.), Cam York (LB/WR Soph.), Dawson Hardesty (OL/DL, Jr.), Eddie Martorelli (DL/TE, Sr.), Elijah Richardson (SS/RB, Sr.), Travis griffin (LB/RB, Jr.), Grayson Vaughn (QB, Jr.), Colby green (LB/OL, Sr.), Cody green (RB/LB, Sr.), Cartez Campbell (WR/DB, Jr.), E.J. Caldwell (WR/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Gavin Greene (QB), Tim Frizzell (LB)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Jefferson County Patriots
City- Dandridge
County- Jefferson
Enrollment- 2,185
Last Year’s Record- 3-8, lost to Blackman in first round
Region- 1-6A
Head Coach- Spencer Riley (3-8 in one year at Jefferson)
Offensive Coordinator- Spencer Riley and Jonathan Brimer
Defensive Coordinator- Heath Woods
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 12 (4 Off/ 8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Caman Cody (DT, Sr.), Elijah Dial (DB, Sr.), Ben Royster (DB, Jr.), Kris Hawkins (RB, Jr.), Gabe Tabor (DB, Sr.), Issac Workman (LB, Jr.), Clay Woods (RB, Sr.), Steven Barnette (OL, Sr.), Taylor Thomas (DL, Jr.), Kollin Haglund (DL, Sr.)

Key Losses- Jonathan Royster (DB), Tucker Seay (LB), Bryson Sexton (QB), Treyson Mills (RB)
Streak Going Into 2017- five game losing streak

 

Morristown West Trojans
City- Morristown
County- Hamblen
Enrollment- 1,551
Last Year’s Record- 10-3 lost to South Doyle in 5A Quarterfinals
Region- 1-6A
Head Coach- Alvin Sanders (0-0 in first year at West)
Offensive Coordinator- Scott Smith
Defensive Coordinator- Rodney McCash
Offense- Multiple I
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 9 (4 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- John Foreback (QB, Sr.), Aaron Hess (OL, Sr.), Nathan Keaton (OL, Sr.), Chad Wolfe (DL, Sr.), Matthew Salansky (LB, Jr.), Zach Young (DB, Jr.), Colton Misenheimer (WR, Sr.), CJ Livesay, (RB, Soph.), Jacob Harrell (RB, Sr.
Key Losses- Daymion Blevins (RB), Bryson Blevins (DL), Thad Simerly (LB), Elijah Brown (LB), Luke Phillips (WR), Jacob Metler (WR), Shane Knight (DL),
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Science Hill Hilltoppers
City- Johnson City
County- Washington
Enrollment- 2,248
Last Year’s Record- 8-4, lost to Oakland in second round
Region- 1-6A
Head Coach- Stacy Carter (123-38 overall, 60-23 in seven years at Science Hill)
Offensive Coordinator- Stacy Carter
Defensive Coordinator- Ralph Nelson
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense-15 (10 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Jaylan Adams (QB, Sr.), Aundre Butler (WR, Sr.), T.J. Patton (WR/DB, Sr.), Ahmik Watterson (RB, Jr.), Drew Morrison (RB, Jr.), Zach Colvin (OL, Sr.), Trey Gasteiger (OL, Sr.), Blake Austin (OL, Jr.), Stephen Grant (OL, Jr.), Denzel Medina (TE/LB, Sr.), Shane Austin (S, Jr.), Tristan McPeak (LB, Sr.), Jesse Cross (DL, Sr.), Kendrick Fain (DL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Cameron Hill (LB), Colby Martin (ATH), Bryson Tolley (LB), Nakiya Smith (TE/DE), Chad Gage (OL/DL), Austin Cox (OL),
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Bradley Central Bears
City- Cleveland
County- Bradley
Enrollment- 1,705
Last Year’s Record- 9-3, lost to Blackman in second round
Region- 2-6A
Head Coach- Damon Floyd (63-56 in 11 years at Bradley)
Offensive Coordinator- Keith Freeman
Defensive Coordinator- Damon Floyd
Offense- No Huddle Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 17 (10 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Jake Presley (S, Sr.), Jay Person (LB, Sr.), Henley Headrick (LB, Sr.), Kevin Gentry (DL, Sr.), Tyler Collier (OL, Sr.), Christopher Cash (OL, Sr.), Nick Howell (WR, Sr.) Lamerick Tucker (WR, Sr.), Adam Mullis (RB, Sr.), Devin Moore (RB, Sr.), Tucker Bentley (OL, Sr.), Josh Hatchett (OL, Sr.), Bailey Timmons (OL, Sr.), Stephen Muhonen (WR, Sr.), Dylan Standifer (QB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Cole Copeland (QB), Cason Still (S), Jake Tolleson (LB), Hunter Duggan (LB), Maliek Whaley (DL) Chris Keller (OL), Trevon Hill (WR)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Cleveland Blue Raiders
City- Cleveland
County- Bradley
Enrollment- 1,546
Last Year’s Record- 5-5
Region- 2-6A
Head Coach- Scott Cummings (114-69 overall, 10-11 in two years at Cleveland)
Offensive Coordinator- Scott Cummings
Defensive Coordinator- Adam Renshaw
Offense- Gun Option
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2015
Key Returnees- Keegan Jones (RB, Sr.), Romeo Wykle (WR/SS, Sr.), Micaleous Elder (RB, Jr.), Chase Oliver (LB, Sr.), Treasure Johnson (DB, Sr.), Alex Williams (OL, Jr.), Alex Higgins (OL/DL, Jr.) Kellye Cawood (QB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Skyler Davis (WR), Robert Anderson (RB), Patrick Dale (OL), Seth Garcia (LB)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game winning streak

 

Heritage Mountaineers
City- Maryville
County- Blount
Enrollment- 1,559
Last Year’s Record- 5-6, lost to Morristown West in 5A first round
Region- 2-6A
Head Coach- Tim Hammontree (80-86 overall, 12-40 in five years at Heritage)
Offensive Coordinator- Adam Hendricks
Defensive Coordinator- Tim Hammontree
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- James Ambagis (RB, Sr.), Landon Harrell (LB, Sr.), Noah Johnson (OL, Sr.), Eli Phillips (OL/DL, Sr.), Jacob Coppenger (OL/DL, Sr.), DJ Cooper (QB, Sr.), Tim Shultz (WR/S, Sr.), Max Bowers (WR/QB/S, Jr.), Morgan Buckley (K, Sr.), Kyle Noe (RB/LB, Sr.), Jesse Ewing (FB/LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Joe Dennis (OL), Cameron Carter (QB), Prater French (WR/S), Tyler Thomas (WR/S), Zach Amburn (WR),
Streak Going Into 2017- two game losing streak

 

Maryville Rebels
City- Maryville
County- Blount
Enrollment- 1,684
Last Year’s Record- 13-1, lost to Oakland in Semifinals
Region- 2-6A
Head Coach- Derek Hunt (0-0 in first year at Maryville)
Offensive Coordinator- Derek Hunt
Defensive Coordinator- Jeremy Russell and Nick White
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 12 (8 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Dylan Hopkins (QB, Sr., UAB commitment), Christian Markham (WR, Sr.), Jacob Wall (OL, Sr.), Isaiah Cobb (RB/LB, Sr.), Blake Watson (TE/DE, Sr.), Tommy Smith (LB, Sr.), Will Orren (DB, Sr.), Davon Kimble (WR/DB, Jr.), Riley Gennoe (LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- T. D. Blackmon (LB), Jordan Ervin (RB), Trejuan Purty (DE), Blake Oliveira (DL), Ramadan Gibril (DB), Matt Young (DE), Matthew Cone (K), Isaac Keller (OL)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

McMinn County Cherokees
City- Athens
County- McMinn
Enrollment- 1,556
Last Year’s Record- 7-4, lost to Farragut in 5A first round
Region- 2-6A
Head Coach- Bo Cagle (62-47 in 11 years at McMinn)
Offensive Coordinator- Bo Cagle
Defensive Coordinator- Brad Bennett
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Andre Smith (DB, Sr.), Hazen Henry (WR, Sr.), Jake Whiting (WR, Sr.), Bradley Hayes (QB, Sr.), Will Wright (LB, Sr.), Austin Arnett (LB/TE, Sr.), Tabre Abernathy (LB/RB, Sr.), Eric Madry (DB, Sr.), Lee Shukait (DE, Sr.), Martin Pierce (DT, Sr.), Mason Bortle (DT/OL, Sr.), Hunter Jaynes (OL, Sr.), Tommy Trotter (OL, Sr.), Scott Swafford (OL, Sr.), Caleb Goodine (DE, Sr.), James Milsaps (OL, Sr.), Kyle Jackson (OL, Sr.), Matthew Gossett (P, Sr.), Kirk Lockmiller (K, Sr.)

Key Losses- James Moore (OL), Jake Watson (OL), Xayvier Beckingham (DL), Roman Lockmiller (DE/TE), Xavier Abernathy (RB/S) Julion Santos (RB/S), Collin Hockman (WR), Chris Knowles (WR)
Streak Going Into 2017- two game losing streak

 

Ooltewah Owls
City- Chattanooga
County- Hamilton
Enrollment- 1,537
Last Year’s Record- 10-3, lost to Farragut in 5A Quarterfinals
Region- 2-6A
Head Coach-Mac Bryan (40-10 in four years at Ooltewah)
Offensive Coordinator- Keri Jackson
Defensive Coordinator- Doug Greene
Offense- Multiple One Back
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense-14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Andrew Manning (WR/FS, Sr.), Jake Sullivan (DB, Sr.), Sincere Quinn (RB, Jr.), Rondarius Wash (DT, Sr.), Jalen Rogers (LB, Sr.), Brandon Davis (OL, Sr.)
Zaire Bruner (OL, Sr.), Kyrel Sanford (QB, Jr.), Stephen Turman (SS, Sr.)
Key Losses- Cameron Turner (RB/LB), Will Whitson (DE), Avery Black (OL), Josh Myrick (OL), Ethan Wall (WR), Kendall Robinson (DB), Gene Myers (LB), Collin Thurman (QB)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

William Blount Governors
City- Maryville
County- Blount
Enrollment- 1,818
Last Year’s Record- 2-9, lost to Oakland in first round
Region- 2-6A
Head Coach- Phillip Shadowens (183-95 overall, 4-18 in two years at Blount)
Offensive Coordinator- Phillip Shadowens
Defensive Coordinator- Steven Whitehead
Offense- Multiple Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 12 (5 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Dae Dae Love (WR/DB, Sr.), Nick Yoakum (WR/DB, Sr.), T.J. King (RB/OLB, Sr.), Drew Blair (QB, Jr.), Kalib Sugden (ILB, Jr.), Conor Blocker (LB, Jr.), Michael Harris (LB, Jr.), Brayden Pierce (OL, Soph.)
Key Losses- Isaiah Hannah (WR/DB), Austin Myrick (QB), Tony Mejia (RB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2017- eight game losing streak

 

Blackman Blaze
City- Murfreesboro
County- Rutherford
Enrollment- 2,175
Last Year’s Record- 9-4, lost to Maryville in Quarterfinals
Region- 3-6A
Head Coach- David Watson (44-54 overall, 19-7 in two years at Blackman
Offensive Coordinator- David Watson
Defensive Coordinator- Kit Hartsfield
Offense- Multiple Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 12 (7 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Master Teague (RB/DB, Sr., Ohio State commitment), Thomas Burks (K, Sr.), Ibrahim Qadir (SS, Sr.), DaCorrius Rankins (WR/DB, Sr.), Conner Mitchell (QB, Sr.) Jamis Carson (DB, Sr.), Cordell Braxton (RB/ATH, Sr.), Ben Kalu (DE, Sr.) Treven Brown (DT, Sr.), Adonis Otey (WR/DB, Jr.), Trey Knox (WR, Jr.)
Key Losses- Anthony Ochoa (LB), Joseph Sewell (TE), Jeremiah Wade (WR/DB), James Brown (LB), Queontez Pugh (WR/DB), Matthew Hartley (OL), Dylan Heath (OL), Rico Banks (LB), Demondre Ogleton (DL)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Coffee County Raiders
City- Manchester
County- Coffee
Enrollment- 1,733
Last Year’s Record- 1-10, lost to Maryville in first round
Region- 3-6A
Head Coach- Ryan Sulkowski (44-42 overall, 6-26 in three years at Coffee)
Offensive Coordinator- Brandon McWhorter
Defensive Coordinator- Matt Mueller
Offense- Spread
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 16 (8 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Alontae Taylor (WR, Sr., Tennessee commitment ),Andrew Mahaffey (DB, Jr.), Nathaniel Horne (DL, Jr.), Dearron Rozier (RB/LB, Sr.), Eli Norton (DL, Jr.), Zach Vaughn (WR, Sr.), Colton Prater (QB, Sr.), Hayden Skipper (LB, So.), Trace Bryant (DB, Jr.), Byron Sullivan (RB, Jr.), Claudius Williams (DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Ty McGee (WR), Silas Vaughn (OL), Treavor Meadows (DT),
Streak Going Into 2017- 10 game losing streak

 

Cookeville Cavaliers
City- Cookeville
County- Putnam
Enrollment- 2,203
Last Year’s Record- 6-5, lost to Bradley Central in first round
Region- 3-6A
Head Coach- Jimmy Maynord (207-98 overall, 28-17 in four years at Cookeville)
Offensive Coordinator- Derik Samber
Defensive Coordinator- David Foster
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 14 (8 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Jarquzes Hicks (WR/DB, Sr.), Michael Scavo (FB/LB, Sr.), Cade Smith ( QB, Sr.), Davin Dyal (TE/DE, Sr.), Sam Oldham (TE/DE, Sr.), David Gist (TB/DB, Sr.), JP Bush (WR/DB, Sr.), Ben Loftis (SS, Sr.), Conner Wright (OL, Sr.), Dylan Sparks (WR/LB, Sr.), Colby Martin (OL, Sr.), Will Dillehay (OL, Sr.), Glenmore Crabtree (FB/NG, Sr.), Ben Baugh (WR/FS, Sr.)
Key Losses- Blake Ashburn (RB/DB), Allen Richardson (OL/DL) Justin Light (OL/DL), Brandon Dobson (DB), Kobe Bryant (WR/FS)
Streak Going Into 2017-one game losing streak

 

Oakland Patriots
City- Murfreesboro
County- Rutherford
Enrollment- 2,173
Last Year’s Record- 14-1, lost to Whitehaven in state title game
Region- 3-6A
Head Coach- Kevin Creasy
Offensive Coordinator- Kevin Creasy
Defensive Coordinator- Stephen Jackson
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 6 (3 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Aaron Sears (K, Sr.), Lionel Patterson (OL, Jr.), Branson Boone (OL, Sr.), Colton Chapman (OL, Sr.), Christian Cantrell (DE/TE, Jr.), Blake Spencer (DT, Sr.), Jeron Rooks (RB/LB, Sr.), Malik Marshall (RB, Sr.), Robert Murphy (RB, Sr.), Cameron Snelling (FB, Sr.), Ryder Gebhardt (FB/LB, Sr.), B.J. Rulikera (WR, Sr.), Tanner Popovich (WR, Sr.), Mookie Wilson (FB/RB, Jr.), Thadd Chapman (OL, Sr.),
Key Losses- JaCoby Stevens (WR/DB), Lazarius Patterson (RB), Brendan Matthews (QB), Kaleb Oliver (S), Jackson Cauthen (LB), Chris Onwumere (FB/DL), Wanya Moton (FS), Elijah Dobbins (OL), Quantez Parks (LB),
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Riverdale Warriors
City- Murfreesboro
County- Rutherford
Enrollment- 2,020
Last Year’s Record- 6-6, lost to Hardin Valley in second round
Region- 3-6A
Head Coach- Will Kriesky (6-6 in one year at Riverdale)
Offensive Coordinator- Kelly Holcomb
Defensive Coordinator- Chase Brooks
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 11 (7 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Jarek Campbell (WR/SS, Sr., Louisville commitment), Jordan Cordoba (OL, Sr.), D’Andre Litaker (DL, Sr., Tennessee commitment), Christian Souffrant (QB, Sr.), Mario Sanders (DL, Sr.), Brady Stokes (SS/RB, Sr.), Michael Scruggs (RB, Sr.), Austin Valentine (FB/TE, Sr.), Savion Davis (RB/DB, Sr.), Troy Hutson (WR/DB, Sr.), Nick Peterson (OL/DL, Sr.), Nate Taylor (OL/DL, Sr.), Will Priddy (OL/DL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Marquell Odom (WR/DB), Gentry Bonds (DB/WR), Preston Barge (DB/WR), Nick Boykin (OL/DL), Kentrell Green (LB), Marques Locke (DL), Bobby Lowery (DB), Carlos Reynolds (TE)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Siegel Stars
City- Murfreesboro
County- Rutherford
Enrollment- 1,782
Last Year’s Record- 3-8, lost to Science Hill in first round
Region- 3-6A
Head Coach- Michael Copley (30-29 overall, 0-0 in first year at Siegel)
Offensive Coordinator- Rick Eberlei
Defensive Coordinator- Brian Hodge
Offense- Pro
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Maxwell Iyama (OL, Sr., South Carolina commitment), Wesley Woodard (OL, Sr.), Joseph Anderson (DE, Jr.), Brendan Crowell (QB, Sr.), Jacob Frye (OL, Sr.), Freddie Owens (LB, Sr.), Peyton Swope (LB, Sr.), Vic Sims (DL, Sr.), Khalil Wilson (DL, Sr.) Ryan Wilson (DB, Jr.) Brandon Ricks (LB, Jr.), Antonyo Glenn (RB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Marcus Wilson (WR/DB), Cole Murray (LB), Dalton Frantz (LB), Josh Burkhart (OL), Rodney Murray (RB), Justin Perry (DB)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

 

Warren County Pioneers
City- McMinnville
County- Warren
Enrollment- 2,053
Last Year’s Record- 2-9, lost to Hardin Valley in first round
Region- 3-6A
Head Coach- Tom Moore (27-30 overall, 3-19 in two years at Warren)
Offensive Coordinator- Corey Rathbone
Defensive Coordinator- Paul Martin
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- (Off/ Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Isaiah Grayson (QB, Sr.), DeAndre Thomas (FB, Sr.), Zane Maxwell (OL/LB, Sr.), Shawn Woodlee (NG/LB, Sr.), Adrian Walker (OL, Sr.), Devin Jordan (OL/DE, Jr.), Eric Haywood (WR/DB, Jr.), Trayton Rackley (LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Hunter Hawkins (DE), Ethan Stuart (OL), Mitchell Stembridge (TE), Jacob Rabideau (DB), Logan Dyer (LB), Brendan Breedlove (LB), Jaden Crisp (DE), Justin Holt (OL) McCall Turner (WR)
Streak Going Into 2017- three game losing streak

 

Hendersonville Commandos
City- Hendersonville
County- Sumner
Enrollment- 1,531
Last Year’s Record- 7-3
Region- 4-6A
Head Coach- Bruce Hatfield (153-77 in 19 years at Hendersonville)
Offensive Coordinator- Kris Bundy
Defensive Coordinator- James Beasley
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 50
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 8 (3 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance-2015
Key Returnees- Anthony Hughes (RB/LB, Sr.), Brett Coker (QB, Sr.), Austin Halas (TE/DE, Jr.), Zach Rockom (OL/DL, Jr.), Lane Smith (OL/LB, Jr.), Andrew Waters (OL/DL, Jr.), Wilson Higgs (OL/DE, Jr.), Nate Hancock (RB/DB, Jr.), Derek Kincaid (RB/DB, Jr.), Blaze Foster (OL/LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Jordan Amis (TE/DE), Reggie Harris (RB/LB), Daly Cull (OL/DL), Emmitt Richardson (OL/DL), Frankie Small (RB/DE), Weston Schwerdt (RB/DB), Brandon Dove (OL/DL), Luke Carver (WR/DB), Caleb Thorton (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2017- three game winning streak

 

Lebanon Blue Devils
City- Lebanon
County-Wilson
Enrollment- 1,905
Last Year’s Record- 1-10, lost to Whitehaven in first round
Region- 4-6A
Head Coach- Chuck Gentry (0-0 in first year at Lebanon)
Offensive Coordinator- Dusty Brady
Defensive Coordinator- Sean Corbitt
Offense- Multiple Power Spread
Defense- Multiple 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 10 (4 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Tobi Adewale (DB, Sr.), Joseph Pitts (DB/WR, Sr.), Preston Parks (LB, Sr.), Quinn Suber (LB, Sr.) Kemon Neuble (LB, Sr.) Zion Logue (DE/TE, Jr.), Jaxon Whittaker (OL/LB, Sr.), Nathan Counts (OL/DL, Sr.), Chandler Crite (QB, Jr.), Tyrique Cooper (RB, Sr.), Xavier Mills (LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- J.W Baird (OL/DL), Hayden Hittle (OL/DL), Owen Pryor (DE), Nick Anderson (OL/DL), Jaden Moore (OL/DL), Brett Hutto (RB/LB), Rashad Cooper (WR/S), D’Anthony Harris (WR/DB), D’Andre Harris (WR/DB), Logan White (K), Jamaris Kelley (DB)
Streak Going Into 2017-six game losing streak

 

Mt. Juliet Bears
City- Mt. Juliet
County- Wilson
Enrollment- 2,145
Last Year’s Record- 9-3, lost to Ravenwood in second round
Region- 4-6A
Head Coach- Trey Perry (24-21 in four years at Mt. Juliet)
Offensive Coordinator- Zach White
Defensive Coordinator- Greg Abner
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 15 (5 Off/10 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance-2016
Key Returnees- Aidan Raines (RB, Sr.), Tony Thompson (LB, Sr.), Lawson Rich (WR, Sr.), Marcello Walton (RB/LB, Jr.), Tyreece Stone (OG, Sr.), Cade Hoppe (OG/DL, Sr.), Evan Angle (DE, Sr.), Chris Humphreys (LB, Sr.), Jesyah White (FS, Sr.), Colton Reeder (LB, Sr.), Keaton Mang (SS, Sr.), Michael Ruttlen (DB, Jr.), Jeremiah Birdsong (DB, Sr.), Conner Ruzek (WR/FS, Jr.), Reggie Grimes (RB, Fr.), Braden Costley (DE, Sr.)
Key Losses- Mason Earls (QB), DJ Delfendahl (OL), Justin Satterfield (OL), Drew Tompkins (OL), Colt Jones (DL), Jordan Fryer (LB), Jaylan Jones (DL), Aaron Weist (DL), Jacob Parker (OL), Trey Pruitt (H/TE), Jacob Bailey (PK), Jacob Shanks (DL), Braden Lovett (WR/PR)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Rossview Hawks
City- Clarksville
County- Montgomery
Enrollment- 1,611
Last Year’s Record- 5-6, lost to Memphis Central in 5A first round
Region- 4-6A
Head Coach- Todd Hodd (46-31 overall, 0-0 in first year at Rossview
Offensive Coordinator- Todd Hood
Defensive Coordinator- Mark Hall
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 14 (9 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Isaiah Phillips (QB/DB, Sr.), Zach Spoonamore (OL, Sr.), Fred Orr (RB, Jr.), Tyler McCoin (OL, Sr.), Clayton Spence (TE, Sr.), Kayden Miller (WR, Jr.), Gavin Price (OL, Sr.), Jakob Harris (RB Sr.), Jalen Baxter (DB, Sr.), Ryson Shepperd (LB, Sr.), Andrew Arias (DL, Sr.), Tim Brown (DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Anthony Avros (LB), Jorma McClure (OL),
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Station Camp Bison
City- Gallatin
County- Sumner
Enrollment- 1,756
Last Year’s Record- 4-6
Region- 4-6A
Head Coach- Shaun Hollingsworth
Offensive Coordinator- Alan Schoenbachler
Defensive Coordinator- Shaun Hollinsworth
Offense- Spread
Defense- 50
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2014
Key Returnees- Max Barnett (QB, Soph.), Devin Thompson (WR, Sr.), Nick Nelson (RB, Sr.), DeVante Alexander (LB, Sr.), Kaleb Truitt (FS/WR, Sr.)
Key Losses- Malachi Rogan (RB/LB), Matt Heatherly (RB/LB), Austin King (RB), Hunter Scholato (LB/TE), Tyler Thompson (QB/DB),
Streak Going Into 2017-one game winning streak

 

Wilson Central Wildcats
City- Lebanon
County- Wilson
Enrollment- 1,876
Last Year’s Record-8-3, lost to Collierville in first round
Region- 4-5A
Head Coach- Brad Dedman (37-39 in seven years at Wilson Central)
Offensive Coordinator- Traye Aric
Defensive Coordinator- Josh Crouch
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 8 (1 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Dalton King (TE, Sr.), Kalib Graves (DB, Sr.), Ries Adkission (S, Sr.), Dawson Ray (LB, Jr.), Dre Trotter (DT, Sr.), Nathan Harris (DE, Sr.), Tristan Mathis (S, Sr.), Aaron Hubble (QB, Sr.), Demarius McBroom (DB/RB, Sr.), Cameron Marshall (DE/DT, Sr.), Cameron Staten (OT, Jr.), Straton Farmer (RB, Jr.), Zay Kern (WR, Jr.), DeVonte McBroom (WR, Jr.), Will Womack (OG, Jr.), Will Dunn (LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Adam Williams (K), Ray Coggins (S), Tyler Bowes (RB), Devon High (WR/S), T.J. Minifee (DL/LB), Colton Dowell (WR) Gannon Starnes (OL), Colman Ladd (OG), Ian Harris (OG), Nic Screnock (LB/WR), Noah Stafford (DL), Blake Meadors (QB)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Antioch Bears
City- Antioch
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 1,993
Last Year’s Record- 3-8, lost to White Station in first round
Region- 5-6A
Head Coach- Mike Head (0-0 in first year at Antioch)
Offensive Coordinator- Mike Head
Defensive Coordinator- Stanlee Bradley and Tanner Tucker
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Bernard Diyi (OL, Sr.), Josiah Everett (DL, Sr.), Brannon Shelton IV (DL, Sr.), Alijah Williams (OL/DL, Sr.), Montel Grier (DB/WR, Sr.), Trevon Henderson (OLB/WR, Sr.), Lashamus Kennedy (LB/FB, Jr.) Torey Gayters (S/WR, Sr.) Jonathan Haynes (DT/OL, Sr.), Marquez Lee (RB/OLB, Jr.), Ontario Rice (DB/LB/WR, Sr.), Malik Nance (DB/LB/WR, Jr.), Monty Thomas (OL/LB, Jr.), Mark Thomas (OL/LB, Jr.), A.J. Williams (QB, Jr.), Brian Frederick (DB/WR, Sr.)
Key Losses- Blake Wiggins (LB), J.T Lee (LB), Noah Scales (LB), Tre’Shon Evans (DB), Markel Clark (DB), Lucuba Higgins (OL/LB), Donald Weakley (WR/DB), Kendrick Jones (LB)
Streak Going Into 2017-two game losing streak

 

Cane Ridge Ravens
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 1,646
Last Year’s Record- 12-1, lost to Independence in 5A Quarterfinals
Region- 5-6A
Head Coach- Eddie Woods (36-21 overall, 20-4 in two years at Cane Ridge)
Offensive Coordinator- Eddie Woods
Defensive Coordinator- Mose Phillips
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 12 (4 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Jared McCray (ATH, Sr.), Jarad McCray (ATH, Sr.), Jahsun Bryant (LB, Sr.), Dewayne Johnson (LB, Sr.), Desmond Goodloe (DT, Sr.), Joy Kebelu (DT, Jr.), James Reese IV (DB, Sr.), Rashad Burleson (LB, Sr.), Brandon Majors (TE, Sr.), Devon Starling (RB, Jr.), Odannie Hall (ATH, Jr.) Korey Andrews (QB, Jr.), Hunter Dukes (OL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Noah Bayless (LB), Brandon Lewis (LB), Emari Barton (RB/DB), D.J. Thorpe (QB), Christian Lancaster (WR), Dequan Lollar (DT), Jordan Bell (FS/RB), Carlos Velasquez (K)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Nashville Overton Bobcats
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 1,907
Last Year’s Record- 7-5, lost to Whitehaven in second round
Region- 5-6A
Head Coach- Steve Williams (20-15 in three years at Overton)
Offensive Coordinator- Jamaal Stewart
Defensive Coordinator- Steve Williams
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 10 (6 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Sam Mast (QB, Jr.), Derek Jefferson (OL, Sr.), Jacob King (OL, Sr.), Steven Losoya (OL, Jr.), Aran Mohamad Ali (OL, Jr.), George Jobe (OL, Sr.), Derek Jefferson (DE, Sr.), Eric Moore (DB, Sr.), Nathan Kimble (LB, Sr.), Julius Gallon (DL, Sr.), Jose Bravo (K, Sr.)
Key Losses- Theo Jackson (DB/WR), Taverius Travis (RB), John Ford (DE), Chris Williams (DB/WR), Zuriel Cane (DB/WR), Gabe Narty (DL), Derrick Payne (WR/DB), Deandre Archie (DL)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

 

LaVergne Wolverines
City- LaVergne
County- Rutherford
Enrollment- 1,813
Last Year’s Record- 3-7
Region- 5-6A
Head Coach- Stanton Stevens (107-77 overall, 25-48 in seven years at LaVergne)
Offensive Coordinator- Mike Woodward
Defensive Coordinator- Brent Bledsoe
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense-12 (4 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2015
Key Returnees- Kendrick Furlow (TE/DE, Sr.), Joevante Norfolk (WR/S, Sr.) Tyree Garner (RB/DE, Sr.), Josh Lewis (WR/DB, Sr.) KeiAnthony Conner (QB, Sr.), Gerry Ivy (RB/DB, Sr.), Stanton Stevens (FB/LB, Sr.), Jason Bush (WR/DB, Sr.), Malachi Phillips (OL, Sr.), Keiran Liso (OL/NG, Sr.), Jeffy Homsombath (LB, Sr.), A.J. Wallace (LB, Sr.), Ty Johnson (LB/DB, Sr.), William Eakes (OL, Sr.), Zach Lancaster (OL, Sr.), Mason McKnight (OL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Maleik Gray (WR/S), Princeton Fant (WR/FS), Tre’Von Etter (OL/DL), Brandon Williams (OL), Keytavious Bradley (RB), Jecarous Stephens (FB/LB), Caleb Staten (OL) Sherrod Joy (TB/S)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

McGavock Raiders
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 2,266
Last Year’s Record- 1-10, lost to Cordova in first round
Region- 5-6A
Head Coach- Jay Gore (39-39 in seven years at McGavock)
Offensive Coordinator- Brent Dorris
Defensive Coordinator- Dennis Moreno
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Adrian Ewin (OL/DL, Sr.), Quentin Crawford (WR/DB, Sr.), Harley Tyler-Neal (QB, Jr.), Ta’micus Napier (RB, Jr.), Devan Bryant (OL/DL, Sr.), Elijah Woldemariam (WR/LB, Sr.), Cardarius Roriex (WR/DB, Sr.), Eduardo Villalobos (OL/DL, Jr.), Keshawn Johnson (FB/LB, Sr.), Jailen Wawa (FB/LB, Jr.), Greg Hanserd (RB/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Jake Hickman (FB), Damiso Dempsey (OT), Cornelius Pirtle (DB)
Streak Going Into 2017- eight game losing streak

 

Smyrna Bulldogs
City- Smyrna
County- Rutherford
Enrollment- 1,857
Last Year’s Record- 6-5, lost to Dobyns Bennett in first round
Region- 5-6A
Head Coach- Matt Williams (60-45 in nine years at Smyrna)
Offensive Coordinator- Matt Williams
Defensive Coordinator- Scot Keasler
Offense- Spread No Huddle
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 6 (3 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Quentin Smith (DE/TE, Sr.), Lennon Harris (WR/DB, Sr.), Bailey Woodall (WR/DB, Sr. ), Dyvontae McCormick (RB/DB, Sr.), Blake Watkins (RB/DB, Jr.), Jordan Carter (RB, Sr.), Tevin Shipp (WR/DB, Jr.), Christian Burgeson (OL, Sr.), Joshua Bailey (DE, Jr., ), Marlon Alexander (DL, Jr.), Jose Baeza (K/P, Jr.), Gavin Howell (LB, Jr.), Dallas Walker (LB/TE, Soph.), Caleb Perkins (QB, Sr.)
Key Losses- John Turner (QB), Casey Perkins (RB/DB), Deylon Williams (LB), Danny Fiorrella (OL), Jordan Higgins (OL), Bryce McKay (OL), Devin Sims (RB/DB), Peyton Manus (LB/RB), Jovan Joseph (DL), Percy Whittaker (WR/DB)

 

Stewarts Creek Red Hawks
City- Smyrna
County- Rutherford
Enrollment- 2,109
Last Year’s Record- 6-5, lost to Hillsboro in 5A first round
Region- 5-6A
Head Coach- David Martin (227-122 overall, 15-26 in four years at Stewarts Creek)
Offensive Coordinator- David Martin
Defensive Coordinator- Jason Scharsch
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 6 (3 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Tayne Davis (QB/LB, Sr.), Cameron Graff (OG, Sr.), DJ Harris (LB, Sr.), Nathan Wright (FB, Jr.), Adarius Wilkerson (LB, Sr.), Noah Owen (DB, Sr.), Loyd Rogers (RB/SS, Sr.), Trey Greene (OT, Sr.), TJ Mangrum (RB/DB, Sr.), Landon Roberts (OL, Sr.), DeAndre Britton (WR, Sr.) Hunter Johnson (OT, Sr.) T.K. Hughes (WR, Sr.), Josh Norman (OLB, Jr.), Jamie Wimsatt (FS, Jr.), Chancellor Beamon (NG, Jr.), Jaylen Kemp (DL, Sr.) and JaMichael Caldwell (DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Ryan Haraway (QB), Zach Long (FB/FS), Tre Bailliez (RB/SS), Ke’shawn Walker (RB), Aaron Foster (OT), Gavin White (OG), Jon Braxton Brewer (OT), Jordan Rouse (WR/CB), Mit Patel (WR), Marcus Clemons (DE), Daniel Bridges (NG), Jared Foxx (DL)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Brentwood Bruins
City- Brentwood
County- Williamson
Enrollment- 1,754
Last Year’s Record- 9-5, lost to Independence in 5A Semifinals
Region- 6-6A
Head Coach- Ron Crawford (137-71 overall, 15-11 in two years at Brentwood)
Offensive Coordinator- Clint Finch
Defensive Coordinator- Ben Caudill
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Cole Mabry (OT, Sr., Notre Dame commitment), Chris Moore (OL, Sr.), Bryce Merrell (WR, Sr.), Matt Phillips (DB/P/PK, Sr.), C.J. Grissim (LB, Sr.), Blake Myers (DE, Sr.), Grant Yocam (WR, Sr.), Carson Shacklett (QB, Sr.), Kaden Dreier (RB, Sr.), Mason Keidel (LB, Sr.), Griffin Goodheart (DB, Sr.), Parker Bullion (WR, Sr.),
Key Losses- Will Leone (WR), Christian LaBreche (WR), Braxton McGill (OT), Colin Rudolph (RB), Tucker Day (PK), Will Stanworth (LB), Luke Reidy (LB), Henry Brothers (DE), Zack Barnitt (DB), Xavier Howard (DB), Chandler Moody (LS)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Centennial Cougars
City- Franklin
County- Williamson
Enrollment- 1,667
Last Year’s Record- 11-2, lost to Brentwood in 5A Quarterfinals
Region- 6-6A
Head Coach- Matt Kriesky (28-8 overall, 11-2 in one year at Centennial)
Offensive Coordinator- B.J. Oliver
Defensive Coordinator- Tim McKee
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 9 (5 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Jariel Wilson (RB/DB, Jr.), Tremond Coffee (WR/DB, Sr.), Tavion Fleming (WR/DB, Sr.), Jacob Spears (OL/DL, Jr.), Tre Stewart (QB, Sr.), Josh Rowan (LB, Sr.), Trevor Jones (OL/DL, Sr.), Ryan Newby (WR/LB, Sr.) , Ryan Staples (OL, Sr.), Wyatt Grupa (OL/DL, Sr.), Jackson Kress (DL, Sr.), Trevor Anderson (TE/DL, Soph.), Tre Carlton (ATH, Soph.), Kaden Carter (DL, Soph.), Kevin Townsel (ATH, Soph.)
Key Losses- Senturian DuReaux (WR/DB), Austin Waddell (WR/DB,), Devious Christmon (WR/DB), Tony Wall (TE/LB), Eli Katina (OL/DL), Nick Bell (OL/DL), Clay Carder (LB), Hayes Morrow (OL)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Dickson County Cougars
City- Dickson
County- Dickson
Enrollment- 1,519
Last Year’s Record- 3-7
Region- 6-6A
Head Coach- Randy Muphree (3-7 in one year at Dickson)
Offensive Coordinator- Frankie King
Defensive Coordinator- Randy Muphree
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2012
Key Returnees- Conner Stewart (S, Jr.), Darian Burns (RB/LB, Jr.), Demontez Coleman (RB, Sr.), Dean Steely (OL/DL, Sr.), Tristan Corlew (DB, Jr.), Noah Chapdelaine (OL, Jr.), Clifton Cummings (OL, Sr.), Cole Martin (QB/DB, Sr.), Micah Fann (LB, Soph.), Dylan Dooley (LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Jacob Murphree (QB), Jack Sensing (WR), Trey Grimes (WR), Trey Wiedman (LB), Tyler Armstrong (LB), Andrew Stanford (RB), Wayne Vaughn (DT), Peyton Witherspoon (S), Gavin Gooch (DB), Caleb Rozar (DB), Austin True (LB),
Streak Going Into 2017- two game winning streak

 

Franklin Rebels
City- Franklin
County- Williamson
Enrollment- 1,745
Last Year’s Record- 10-3, lost to Whitehaven in Quarterfinals
Region- 6-6A
Head Coach- Donnie Webb (53-55 overall, 38-19 in five years at Franklin
Offensive Coordinator- Andrew Tomlinson
Defensive Coordinator- Andrew Holcomb
Offense- Spread Option
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense-8 (5 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Max Wray (OL, Sr., Ohio State commitment), Kyle Means (OL, Sr.), Hunter Waldrum, (OL, Sr.), Carter Hendry (QB, Sr.), Gentry Neese (WR/DB, Sr.), Christian Moolman (DL, Jr.), Khani Kelton, LB, Jr.), Landon Carter (P, Sr.), Christopher Miller-Hill (K, Sr.), Adam Sirface (DL, Sr.), Price Wynn (LB, Sr.), Chancellor Bright (WR, Soph.), Spencer Holder (WR, Jr.), Michael Crowther (RB, Sr.), , Rashad Jenkins (RB, Jr.) Matt Gaca (RB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Caden Williams (OL), Mitch Rossi (LB), Conner Palk (DE), Zach Polisky (LB), Harrison Brown (LB), Vaughn Hamill (OL), Alex Gaca (WR), J.P Batarseh (WR), Ben McLendon (OL), Max Page (TE), Wes Patterson (QB)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Independence Eagles
City- Thompson Station
County- Williamson
Enrollment- 1,677
Last Year’s Record- 14-1, lost to Farragut in 5A title game
Region- 6-6A
Head Coach- Scott Blade (116-30 overall, 44-10 in four years at Indy)
Offensive Coordinator- Scott Blade
Defensive Coordinator- Lance White
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 8 (5 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Troy Henderson (RB, Sr.), T.J. Sheffield (WR, Jr., Tennessee commitment), Kendrell Scurry (WR, Jr.,), Zion Katina (OL, Sr., Kennesaw State commitment), Beau Myers (OL, Sr.), Weston Landry (K, Jr.), Jake Huner (LB, Jr.), Colby Logan (LB, Jr.) Kyle Greenwell (P, Sr.), Jevan Robertson (FS, Sr.), Nathan Cisco (QB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Hunter Dupree (LB), Michael Pierce (DL), David Demke (DE), Cole Huner (FS), Logan Guidry (SS), Montray Steele (WR/DB), Austin Copps (OL), Michael Weathers (OL), Isaiah Demello (OL), Alan Watson (DB),
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Ravenwood Raptors
City- Brentwood
County- Williamson
Enrollment- 1,772
Last Year’s Record- 7-6, lost to Cordova in Quarterfinals
Region- 6-6A
Head Coach- Matt Daniels (0-0 in first year at Ravenwood)
Offensive Coordinator- Chandler Tygard
Defensive Coordinator- Ryan Fowler
Offense- Multiple Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- (2 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Drew Harmon (OL/DL, Sr.), Gabriel Sleenhoff (OL/DL, Soph.), Anthony Holmes (RB/WR, Jr.), Reagan Carlson (DL/OL, Jr.), Mason Stauffer (LB/TE, Sr.), Cole Carteaux (DB, Sr.), Ramez Ibrahim (DB, Sr.), Seth Erickson (DB, Sr.), Nick Stallcup (QB/DB, Sr.), Brandon Huff (LB/DL, Sr.), Miller Powell (WR, Sr.), Connor Holland (DL/OL, Sr.), Mason Dills (OL/DL Sr.), Darius Harper (DB, Sr.), Jared McArther (TE/LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Patrick Leitten (OL), Nathan Freeman (WR), Connor Dodson (OL), Tavion Mills (OL) Tahj Williams (LB)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Arlington Tigers
City- Arlington
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 2,042
Last Year’s Record- 5-6, lost to Nashville Overton in first round
Region- 7-6A
Head Coach- Adam Sykes (11-11 in two years at Arlington)
Offensive Coordinator- Adam Sykes
Defensive Coordinator- Andrew Atkins
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense-10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Tate Kolwyck (QB, Sr.), Logan Feathers (LB, Sr.), Cezanne Bush (DB, Sr.), Caleb Nelson (WR, Sr.), Hunter Goodman (WR/P, Sr.), Kenneth Walker III (RB/LB, Jr.), Olushola Ajayi (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Chris Jackson (DL), Brandon Parker (LB), Trevor White (OL), Thomas Cornelius (DL), Jordan Jackson (OL), Nick Fortner (LB),
Streak Going Into 2017- two game losing streak

 

Bartlett Panthers
City- Bartlett
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 2,513
Last Year’s Record- 3-8, lost to Mt. Juliet In first round
Region- 7-6A
Head Coach- Tim Haney (117-84 overall, 3-8 in one year at Bartlett)
Offensive Coordinator- Clint Adair
Defensive Coordinator- Tim Haney
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 8 (4 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- JJ Vaden (QB/FS, Sr.), Chris Evans (OL/DL, Sr.), Nathan Johnson (LB/FB, Sr.), Carter Webb (OL/DL, Jr.), Mohamad Al-Ramahi (OL/DE, Jr.), Chris Blanks (OL/DL, Sr.), Phillip Thompson (WR/DB, Jr.), Preston Raines (QB/DB, Jr.), Josh Russell (OL/DL, Sr.), Mason Harris (OL/DL, Sr.), Stewart Kerby (RB/LB, Sr.), Cole Peppers (TE/LB, Jr.), Jacob Robinson (WR/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Marquavious Weaver (RB), D’Vocia Walker (SS/WR), Ben Kunkle (DE/FB), Brandon Smith (DB/WR), Dakota Tucker (LB), Brian Cannon (K/P), Mario Washington (RB/DB)
Streak Going Into 2017- seven game losing streak

 

Collierville Dragons
City- Collierville
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 2,372
Last Year’s Record- 4-8, lost to Cordova in second round
Region- 7-6A
Head Coach- Mike O’Neill (28-28 in five years at Collierville)
Offensive Coordinator- Tommy Miller
Defensive Coordinator- Mike O’Neill
Offense- Spread
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 7 (4 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees-Matt Connors (QB, Sr.), Marcus Bersoza (WR, Sr.), Austin Kelley (OL, Sr.), Justin Stonework (WR, Jr.), Virgil Pryor (DB, Sr.), Carson Rees (DE, Sr.), Cole Johnson (FS, Sr.)
Key Losses- Dylan Scott (PK), Peyton McCay (RB) Devan Reynolds (DT), Tyler Garvey (LB/TE), John Hassell (OL),
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Cordova Wolves
City- Cordova
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 2,267
Last Year’s Record- 12-2, lost to Whitehaven in semifinals
Region- 7-6A
Head Coach- Anthony Jones (45-22 overall, 30-16 in four years at Cordova)
Offensive Coordinator- Quinn Jones
Defensive Coordinator- Robert Jacques
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 8 (5 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Jerome Carvin (OT, Sr.), Herman Joseph (OT, Sr.), Terrance Washington (OG, Sr.), Jevon Connor (LB, Sr.), Jacolby Hewitt (WR, Sr.), Christian Arrambide (QB, Sr.), Jeremy Banks (RB, Sr.), Tracy Williams (LB, Sr.), Asa Bonner (S, Sr.), Cailen Jones (DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Quinton Bohanna (DL), Braylon Brown (DL), Ahmad Richardson (DB), Edward Johnson (WR), Harold Lacy (RB), Devin Coleman (QB), Caleb Clear (DB), Shemar Collier (WR), Nathan Adams (OL), Myron Henderson (OL), Trevion Ross (DL), Jeremiah Fordham (LB), Dazerius Bohanna (FS)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Houston Mustangs
City- Germantown
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1,865
Last Year’s Record- 4-6, lost to Ravenwood in first round
Region- 7-6A
Head Coach- Will Hudgins
Offensive Coordinator- Brandon Usery
Defensive Coordinator- James Thomas
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 13 (8 Off/ 5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Seth McKay (QB, Soph.), Lincoln Pare (RB, Soph.), Jordan Monk (WR/DB, Jr.), Kip Frankland (OL/DL, Jr.), Jackson Little-(TE/LB, Sr.), Trey Davis (LB, Sr.), Nick Legrande (DL, Sr.), Ryan Bullock (OL/DL, Jr.), Bruce Brown (TE/LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Carson Blackfan (RB), Hardy Anderton (OL), Terell Tatum (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2017- three game losing streak

 

Germantown Red Devils
City- Germantown
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 2,027
Last Year’s Record- 3-8, lost to Franklin in first round
Region- 8-6A
Head Coach- Chris Smith (8-14 in two years at Germantown)
Offensive Coordinator- Chris Smith
Defensive Coordinator- Logan Rebstock
Offense- Multiple Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- (9 Off/ Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Ted Lyons (FB/LB, Sr.), Max Martini (OL, Sr., Toledo commitment), Tyler Boyd (OL, Sr.), Isaiah Hayden (OL, Sr.), Henry Castillo (OL, Jr.), Michael Goodwin (OL, Jr.), Ethan Payne (QB, Jr.), Jaylin Williams (WR/DB, Sr., Indiana commitment) (Committed to Indiana) Cameron Baker (WR, Jr.), Jaylon Greer (WR, Jr.), Reggie Sanders (WR, Sr.), Devin Wright (TE/DE, Sr.), James Collins (LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Trey Goins (DT), Myles Guyton (QB), Cameron Tewari (WR), Anterrius Branch (SS), Jalin Robinson (WR), Xatvien Hughes (WR), Devin Banks (LB), Brandon Lloyd (DE),
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Memphis Central Warriors
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1,582
Last Year’s Record- 10-2, lost to Brentwood in second round
Region- 8-6A
Head Coach- Lynord Crutchfield (87-69 overall, 40-27 in six years at Central)
Offensive Coordinator- Terry Smith
Defensive Coordinator- Bryan Williams
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-5-3
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- (Off/ Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Dontavion Davis (RB/LB, Sr.), Trevis Hopper (DT, Jr.), Darin Turner (WR, Soph.), Jaylen Pearson (WR, Sr.), Shamar Nash (WR, Jr.), Dylan Ingram-RB, Sr.), Alan Thornton (RB, Jr.), Mathew Hill (OL, Jr.), Chauncey Hopkins (QB, Sr.), Rashaad Clayton (DT, Sr.), Eric Gregory (DE, Jr.), Khari Smith (DT, Sr.), Christian Robinson (DB, Sr.), Kevin Shaw (LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Rashad Haynes (ATH), Theotis Evans (RB), Cameron Cooper (QB), Anthony Taylor (LB), Aaron Middleton (LB), Jamarius Duncan (OT/DT), Daniel Boga (OL/DT)
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

White Station Spartans
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 2,155
Last Year’s Record- 7-5, lost to Franklin in second round
Region- 8-6A
Head Coach- Joe Rocconi (68-82 overall, 29-21 in four years at White Station)
Offensive Coordinator- Joe Rocconi
Defensive Coordinator- Mario Stevenson
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 6 (4 Off/2 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Micah Breckenridge (K/P, Sr.), Greg Williams (RB, Sr.) , Eli Neal (LB/RB, Jr.), Jordan Donald (OL, Sr.), Adrian Felix (DL, Sr.), Garrett Sapp (TE, Sr.), Drew Lyons (QB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Roland Williams III (DB/WR), Myles Baker (WR/DB), Trevor Forbes (RB/S), Darrel Howard (DL/FB), John Lyons (LB), Jalen Jones (OL),
Streak Going Into 2017- one game losing streak

 

Whitehaven Tigers
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1,738
Last Year’s Record- 15-0, beat Oakland for 6A title
Region- 8-6A
Head Coach- Rodney Saulsberry (136-30 in 13 years at Whitehaven)
Offensive Coordinator- Clarence Dillard
Defensive Coordinator- Errol Harmon
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 50
Returning Starters on Offense and Defense- 6 (1 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- C.J Biggins (WR, Sr.), Cormontae Hamilton (TE/LB, Jr.), Devon Robinson (LB/TE, Sr.), Tyler Hunter (DL/LB/FB, Jr.), Bryson Eason (LB, Soph.), Joshua Gray (DB, Jr.), Mamadou Anne (K, Jr.), Chris Witherspoon (RB, Sr.), Rayshad Williams (DB, Sr., Vanderbilt commitment ), William Jackson (WR, Sr.), Draper Redmond (OL/DL, Sr.), Vincent Guy (QB/ATH, Jr.), Keyshaun Lewis (RB/SS, Sr.)
Key Losses- J’len Smith (LB/TE), Aubrey Miller (LB/RB), Tyler Walton (DT/OL), Shabar Wilson (DL/FB), Jabril Malone (DB/RB), Anthony Geter (OL/DL), Darrick Jackson (OL/DL), William Whitfield (OL/DL), Kylan Watkins (ATH), Vontavious Thacker (LB), Deniro Tillman (DB), Tyrone Cason (FB), Markerion Johnson (WR), Kenneth Garrett (ATH/DB/KR), Kadedrick Richardson (WR)
Streak Going Into 2017- 15 game winning streak

 

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