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Covering the Entire State Series: Class 3A Capsules

Covering the Entire State Series: Class 3A Capsules

It’s the second week of the dead period which means it’s time to cover the entire state, so this is the ninth year of my Covering the Entire State Series and Class 3A will be profiled.

Besides the team capsules, there is also a list of new 3A head coaches as well as the longest winning and losing streaks in 3A going into the 2019 season.

All 48 3A schools participated and their information is listed in alphabetical order by district.

New Faces In New Places- There are 11 new Class 3A Head Coaches in 2019: Heath Woods, Northview Academy; Mike Martin, Sweetwater; Derrick Davis, McMinn Central; Scott Murray, Smith County; Demarkus Harmon, RePublic; Montrell Craft, Bolivar; J.R. Kirby, Covington; Matt McConnell, Westview; Jeremy Rockette, MLK Prep; Cedric Wilson, Melrose and Edward Kuykendoll, Sheffield

Longest Winning Streaks in 3A going into 2019:
Alcoa- 15
Scott- 2
Giles County- 1
Sheffield- 1
West Greene- 1

 

Losing Streaks in 3A going into 2019:
North Greene- 19
Grundy County- 9
MLK Prep- 8
Westview- 6

 

Longest Current Tenured 3A Coaches
Doug Loope, Harpeth, 14 years
Tony Brunetti, Pearl Cohn, 13 years
Gary Rankin, Alcoa, 13 years
Joe Case, West Greene, 12 years
Chris Hughes, Fairview, 10 years
Scott Stidham, South Gibson, 9 years
William Blow, Camden, 8 years

Chuckey Doak Black Knights
City- Afton
County- Greene
Enrollment- 594
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Austin East in 3A first round
Region- 1-3A
Head Coach- Ben Murphy (62-107 overall, 30-34 in six years at Chuckey Doak)
Offensive Coordinator- Matt Smith
Defensive Coordinator- Kyle Donahue
Offense- Spread/Wing T
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (6 Offense/7 Defense)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Matthew Palazzo (QB/DB, Jr.), Corwin Ramsey (OL/DE, Sr.), Chris Cutshaw (FB/LB, Sr.), Seth Shelton (OL/LB, Sr.), Cayden Phillips (WR/DB, Sr.), Evan Murvin (RB/LB, Jr.), Colin West (RB/LB, Jr.), Hayden Brown (OL/DL, Jr.), Carlos Dimas (OL/DL, Soph.)
Key Losses- Kristian Barrus (WR/DB), Hunter Gregg (OL/DL), Trevor Grubbs (WR/DB), Josh Norton (OL/DE), Nicholas Jennings (RB/QB/DB), Konrad Sehler (RB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- two game losing streak

 

Claiborne County Bulldogs
City- New Tazewell
County- Claiborne
Enrollment- 754
Last Season’s Record- 2-9, lost to Alcoa in 3A first round
Region- 1-3A
Head Coach- Nathan Medlin (9-23 in three years at Claiborne)
Offensive Coordinator- Jake Walker
Defensive Coordinator- Nathan Medlin
Offense- Split Back Veer
Defense- Multiple 40
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (8 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Haydn Hollin (WR/DB, Sr.), Eli Stone (QB, Jr.), Storm Livesay (RB/DB, Jr.), Grant Johnson (LB, Jr.), Greg Goins (RB/DB, Sr.), Jimmy Del Ervin (WR/DB, Jr.), Will Fugate (OL/DL, Jr.), Tristan Cowan (OL/DL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Bryce Laws (RB/DB), Matt Cupp (DT), J.J. Helderman (OL/DL), Gage Callebs (DL), Ryley Hagar (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Johnson County Longhorns
City- Mountain City
County- Johnson
Enrollment- 584
Last Season’s Record- 9-2, lost to Gatlinburg Pittman in 3A first round
Region- 1-3A
Head Coach- Don Kerley (33-21 in five years at Johnson County)
Offensive Coordinator- Don Kerley
Defensive Coordinator- Tom Kerley
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 3-3 Stack
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (7 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Jared Kimble (RB/DB/PK, Sr.), Curtis Lowe (LB/FB, Sr.), Ji Webster (RB/LB, Sr.), Lucas Walters (LG, Sr.), Rickey Fenner (RT, Jr.), Logan Gilley (NG, Jr.), Stacy Greer (QB/LB, Jr.), Samuel Mann (RB/LB, Jr.), John Stout (LT, Soph.)
Key Losses- Zach Eller (WR/DB), Troy Arnold (QB/DE), Tyler Norris (LB), Christian Krupsky (OG), Zach Eller (DB/WR), Nathan Lane (WR/DB), Weston Throop (LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

North Greene Huskies
City- Greeneville
County- Greene
Enrollment- 382
Last Season’s Record- 0-10
Region- 1-3A
Head Coach- Andrew Murray (0-10 in one year at North Greene)
Co-Offensive Coordinators- Tyler Bailey and Matt Weems
Defensive Coordinator- Todd Malone
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (4 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2011
Key Returnees- Sky Arwood (WR/DB, Sr.), Ethan Atnip (WR/DB, Sr.), JC Staton (QB/LB, Sr.), Austin Johnson (OL/DL/K, Sr.), Brandon Mercer (RB/LB, Jr.), Micah Jones (RB/LB, Jr.), Tyler Sanches (RB/LB, Soph.), Josiah Church (OL/DE, Jr.), Jon Harrison (OL/DL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Cole Starnes (OL/DL), Caleb Morgan (OL/DL), Ethan Harmon (OL/DL), Briggs Kiker (QB/DB), Colton Story (RB/DE), Carter Church (OL/LB), James Dykes (OL/DL), Gavin Belcher (OL/LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- 19 game losing streak

 

Unicoi County Blue Devils
City- Erwin
County- Unicoi
Enrollment- 784
Last Season’s Record- 9-3, lost to Alcoa in 3A second round
Region- 1-3A
Head Coach- Drew Rice (22-19 in four years at Unicoi County)
Offensive Coordinator- Drew Rice
Defensive Coordinator- Jason Hensley
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Kody Lewis (RB/DB, Sr.), Brock Thompson (QB, Jr.), Roby Lemmon (OL/LB, Sr.), LJ Mitchell (TE/DE, Sr.), Michael Harrington (OL/DL, Sr.), Tanner VanHoy (WR/DB, Sr.), Peyton Whitson (WR/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Brett Strother (ATH), Ike Edwards (OL/DL), Noah White (WR/LB), Danny Lowery (TE/DE), Austin O’Dell (TE/DE)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

West Greene Buffaloes
City- Mosheim
County- Greene
Enrollment- 645
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 1-3A
Head Coach- Joe Case (58-70 in 12 years at West Greene)
Offensive Coordinator- Joe Case
Defensive Coordinator- Mark Greenlee
Offense- I Formation
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (8 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Kaleb Sciarra (LB/RB, Sr.), Chase Jennings (WR/DB, Sr.), Damon Gladson (WR/DB, Jr.), Hunter Combs (OL/DL, Sr.), Allen Vaughn (QB/DB, Jr.), Alick Daugherty (QB/LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Kyler Clowers (ATH), Adrian Espinoza (FB/LB), Jamie Kerney (RB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game winning streak

 

Alcoa Tornadoes
City- Alcoa
County- Blount
Enrollment- 661
Last Season’s Record- 15-0, beat Covington for 3A state title
Region- 2-3A
Head Coach- Gary Rankin (425-75 overall, 173-17 in 13 years at Alcoa)
Offensive Coordinator- David Sweetland
Defensive Coordinator- Brian Nix
Offense- Pro I
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Zeke Rankin (K, Sr.), Ty Boyd (WR/DB, Sr.), Brackston Alford (OL, Sr.), Eli Mitchell (OL, Sr.), Grey Carroll (DE, Jr.), Isiah Cox (WR/DB, Jr.), Ahmaudd Sankey (WR/DB, Jr.), Malik Hall (OL/DL, Sr.), J.R. Jones (RB/DB, Jr.), Caden Tollett (WR/S, Sr.), C.J. Armstrong (WR/DB, Sr.), Tristen Blankenship (RB/DB, Jr.), Taharin Sudderth (DL, Jr.), Luke Summerall (LB, Jr.), Solomon Tyson (DL, Jr.), Sam Vaulton (QB, Jr.),
Key Losses- Walker Russell (QB), Landon Ray (TE/DE), Adonis Salter (DL), Kareem Rodriguez (RB/LB), Andrew Coulter (OL), K’Vaughn Tyson (RB), Jakobe Robinson (DT), Conner Canfield (WR), Shannon Mitchell (LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- 15 game winning streak

 

Austin East Roadrunners
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 680
Last Season’s Record- 9-4, lost to Alcoa in 3A Quarterfinals
Region- 2-3A
Head Coach- Jeff Phillips (43-29 in six years at AE)
Offensive Coordinator- Jeff Phillips
Defensive Coordinator- Antonio Mays
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (7 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Isiah Ligon (WR/FS, Sr.), Trey Foster (QB/RB/DE, Sr.), Ke’ON Smith (WR/DB, Jr.), Tayon Wright (LB, Jr.), Amauri Adams TE/LB, Sr.), Christian Guinn (LB/TE, Sr.)
Key Losses- Chris Stevenson (LB), Aristotle Huffman (WR/DB), Elijah Whitten-Jeter (QB/WR/DB), Jazine Pelcher (RB), Jaiohn Foster (WR/DB), Elijha McMillian (OL/DL), Darrion Battle (RB/DB), Stefan Vonner (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

Gatlinburg Pittman Highlanders
City- Gatlinburg
County- Sevier
Enrollment- 592
Last Season’s Record- 7-5, lost to Austin East in 3A second round
Region- 2-3A
Head Coach- Derek Rang (56-21 overall, 12-11 in two years at Gatlinburg Pittman)
Offensive Coordinator- Derek Rang
Defensive Coordinator- Jimi Rowland
Offense- Power Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 16 (9 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- J.D. Shults (QB, Sr.), Bryce Akey (RB/DB, Sr.), Pierce Hammonds (RB/LB, Jr.), Bo Rowland (OL/DL, Sr.), Will Brooks (OL/DL, Sr.), Ethan Stinnett (WR/DB, Jr.), Ethan Estabrook (WR/DB, Sr.), Carlitos Lopez (WR/DB, Sr.), Kevin Burkett (OL/DL, Jr.), Bryson Flynn (K, Jr.), Trevon Faulkner (WR/DB, Sr.), Jacob Ferguson (FB/LB, Soph.), Saben Moore (OL/DL, Sr.), Jaden Shober (WR/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Colton Simpson (OL/DL), Brier Howard (LB), Hayden Proffitt (LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Kingston Yellow Jackets
City- Kingston
County- Roane
Enrollment- 697
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Unicoi County in 3A first round
Region- 2-3A
Head Coach- Brian Pankey (30-44 overall, 27-37 in six years at Kingston)
Offensive Coordinator- Brent Kelley
Defensive Coordinator- Brian Pankey
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Elijah Hill (RB, Sr.), Trey Schulz (QB, Sr.), Colton Basler (OL, Sr.), Marcus Rose (RB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Elijah Reeder (WR/FS), Nathan Jones (RB/DB), Brandon Lurry (OL/DL), Chandler Worley (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Northview Academy Cougars
City- Kodak
County- Sevier
Enrollment- 750
Last Season’s Record- 4-6
Region- 2-3A
Head Coach- Heath Woods (59-42 overall, 0-0 in first year at Northview)
Offensive Coordinator- Heath Woods
Defensive Coordinator- Daniel Green
Offense- Double Slot
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Erik Chandler (WR/LB, Sr.), Chase Kelloway (RB/LB, Jr.), Samuel Dekker (QB/DB, Sr.), Dante Reagan (FB/DE, Sr.), Jamin Scourtas (RB/DB, Jr.), Jared Duncan (OT/DT, Sr.), Ryan Wright (OT/DT, Soph.), Ray Wright (WR/DB, Sr.), Seth Sauls (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- A.J Nail (RB), Tyson Gillespie (K), Elijah Lykes (WR)
Streak Going Into 2019-two game losing streak

 

Pigeon Forge Tigers
City- Pigeon Forge
County- Sevier
Enrollment- 694
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 2-3A
Head Coach- Adrian Watson (6-14 in two years at Pigeon Forge)
Offensive Coordinator- To be determined
Defensive Coordinator- Bill Sharp
Offense- Multiple I
Defense- 50
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (7 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Mustafi Al-Garawi (OL, Jr.), Arturo Jimenez-Celestino (OL, Jr.), Bryson King (OL, Jr.), Ethan Sutton (OL, Jr.), David Wolfe (OL, Sr.), Daniel Funk (OL, Sr.), Bryce Effler (WR, Soph.), Blake McCarter (WR, Sr.), Anakin Brown (WR, Jr.), Hussein Al-Sultani (WR, Jr.), Brady Maples (RB, Soph.), BB Parton (RB, Sr.), Mason Shultz (QB, Sr.), David Rees (TE, Sr.), Sean Woodruff (TE, Jr.)
Key Losses- Andrew Baiamonte (QB), Cooper Holbert (RB/DB), Cooper Ward (WR), Quinton Proffitt (DB), Nolan Marcum (DB), Jacob McCarter (LB), Garrett Pippin (TE), BB Parton (RB), Ryan Mccroskey (K)
Streak Going Into 2019- three game losing streak

Scott Highlanders
City- Huntsville
County- Scott
Enrollment- 850
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 2-3A
Head Coach- Josh Terry (3-7 in one year at Scott)
Offensive Coordinator- Tanner Williams
Co- Defensive Coordinators- Brad Stephens and Brian Hamby
Offense- Spread
Defense- Multiple 40
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Mason Owens (WR/DB, Sr.), Brandon Carson (WR/LB, Jr.), Zack Sexton (WR/LB, Sr.), Dillon Day (WR/DB, Jr.), Alex Chambers (WR/DB, Soph.), Hunter Davis (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Grainger Smith (WR/DB), Dawson Branstetter (RB/LB), Cayden Byrd (OL/DL), Daniel Hembree (WR/DB), Eli Hembree (RB/LB), Andrew Hembree (WR/LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- two game winning streak

 

Brainerd Panthers
City- Chattanooga
County- Hamilton
Enrollment- 566
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Sequatchie County in 3A first round
Region- 3-3A
Head Coach- Tyrus Ward (12-29 overall, 6-14 in two years at Brainerd)
Offensive Coordinator- Keaunte Graham
Defensive Coordinator- Nick Rivers
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Xiyeer Lattimore (QB, Jr.), Jaylan Dupree (ATH, Soph.), Ladarrian Cooper (OL, Sr.), Allen Ware (RB, Jr.), Xavier Woods (LB, Soph.), Akeem Cosme (DL, Soph.)
Key Losses- JaMichael Wilson (OL), Ciante Chaney (ATH), Jamaal Ward (ATH), Sydney Stallworth (ATH), Jordan Evans (ATH)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Loudon Redskins
City- Loudon
County- Loudon
Enrollment- 732
Last Season’s Record- 3-8, lost to Upperman in 3A first round
Region- 3-3A
Head Coach- Jeff Harig (102-70 overall, 11-12 in two years at Loudon)
Offensive Coordinator- Candics Jones
Defensive Coordinator- Jeff Harig
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 18 (10 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Drew Jackson (RB/DB, Sr.), JD Thaxton (WR/DB, Sr.), Keaton Harig (QB, Soph.), Kaylob Wolever (OL/DL, Jr.), Max Marcum (OL/DL, Jr.), Noah Burnette (DE/TE, Sr.), Emerson Tripp (DE/OL, Sr.), Kyle Smallen (DB/WR, Sr.), Tyler Whitfield (DL/OL, Sr.), Mark Ridenour (DB/WR, Sr.),
Key Losses- Darrell Cozart (LB/OL), Jamison Harig (DB/WR), Cole Jameson (DL/OL), Bill Crawley (LB/RB), Daniel Johnson (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- two game losing streak

 

McMinn Central Chargers
City- Englewood
County- McMinn
Enrollment- 757
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 3-3A
Head Coach- Derrick Davis (123-88 overall, 0-0 in first year at McMinn Central)
Offensive Coordinator- Larry Davis
Defensive Coordinator- Derrick Davis
Offense- Slot Wing
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 17 (9 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Nate Austin (RB/DB, Sr.), Wyatt Cook (OL, Sr.), Jordan Ledford (RB/LB, Sr.), Jace Derrick (RB/LB, Jr.), Hud Cox (OL/DT, Sr.)
Key Losses- Michael Harris (TE/DE), Maverick Buckner (LB), Dalton Davis (TE/LB), Jesus Conteras (OL/DT)
Streak Going Into 2019- two game losing streak

 

Red Bank Lions
City- Chattanooga
County- Hamilton
Enrollment- 798
Last Season’s Record- 11-1, lost to Upperman in 3A Quarterfinals
Region- 3-3A
Head Coach- Chris Brown (11-1 in one year at Red Bank)
Offensive Coordinator- Shannon Williams
Defensive Coordinator- Ted Lockerby
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (7 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Madox Wilkey (QB, Sr.), Eli Massengale (LB, Sr.), Daveon Autry (DL/LB, Sr.), Lucas Brown Jr. (WR/DB, Sr.), Caden Cline (LB, Sr.), Clark Lockerby (LB, Sr.), Kyle Smith (K, Sr.), Sincere Thomas (WR/DB, Sr.), Jadon High (DL/FB, Jr.), B. J. Ragland (OL/DL, Jr.), Lumiere Strickland (RB/DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Calvin Jackson (ATH), Cole Stevens (OL), Sam Gilbert (DL), Nate Doss (DB), Xavier Doss (WR), Ashton Tubbs (LB), Tyler Jones (WR), Taylor Culpepper (DL), Jacob Landers (OL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Signal Mountain Eagles
City- Signal Mountain
County- Hamilton
Enrollment- 690
Last Season’s Record- 6-5, lost to York Institute in 3A first round
Region- 3-3A
Head Coach- Josh Roberts (10-12 in two years at Signal Mountain)
Offensive Coordinator- Tony Webb
Defensive Coordinator- Jesse Smith
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (4 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Terrance Russell (WR/DB, Sr.), Will Bennett (RB/DB, Sr.), Campbell Garner (LB, Sr.), Rod Hutcherson (DE, Sr.), Beck Dudley (DL, Sr.), Mason Hilke (OL, Sr.), Nate Menzel (OL, Jr.), Pearson Lindsay (OL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Travion Williams (WR/DB) Drew Lowry (QB/WR), Whit Hunt (OL), Davis Payne (DL), Jake Woodlief (LB), Malone Howley (WR/DB), Daulton Cunningham (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Sweetwater Wildcats
City- Sweetwater
County- Monroe
Enrollment- 622
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 3-3A
Head Coach- Mike Martin (49-46 overall, 0-0 in first year at Sweetwater)
Offensive Coordinator- Mike Martin
Defensive Coordinator- David Staff
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (4 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Simon Blomstrom (TE/DE, Jr.), Bryce Johnson (RB/LB, Jr.), Zach Nichols (OL/DT, Sr.), Kaleb Johnkins (DB/WR, Soph.), James Cannady (OL/DT, Sr.), Austin Long (QB/FS, Jr.), Thomas Billingsley (RB/LB, Sr.), Blake Jenkins (WR/DB, Sr.), Carter Holmes (OL/DT, Jr.), Jerod Arnette (RB/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Hunter Jenkins (QB/LB), Dominique Oggs (WR/DB), Matthew Kile (WR/DB), Juventino Guzman (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

Cannon County Lions
City- Woodbury
County- Cannon
Enrollment- 571
Last Season’s Record- 4-6
Region-4-3A
Head Coach- Matt Daniel (4-6 in one year at Cannon County)
Offensive Coordinator- Matt Daniel
Defensive Coordinator- Mike Atwood
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2009
Key Returnees- Brady Cunningham (TE/LB, Sr.), Remington James (OL/DL, Sr.), Conner Tucker (RB/LB, Jr.), Brent Scott (OL/DL, Sr.), Blake Bond (TE/LB, Jr.), Brady Smith (OL/LB, Sr.), Lucas Clark (OL/LB, Sr.), Ed Robertson (RB/DB, Jr.), Wade Love (WR/DB, Sr.), Lavell Rodgers (WR/RB/LB, Jr.), Nick Phillips (QB/DB, Soph.), Brady Davenport (OL/DL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Bryan Washington (OL/DL), Noah Logsdon (OL), Cort Litchfort (RB/DB), Tyler Bundy (FB/LB), Reece Smith (QB/DB), Alex Ramsey (OL/DL), Charlie Parrish (LB, RB)
Streak Going Into 2019- three game losing streak

 

Grundy County Yellow Jackets
City- Coalmont
County- Grundy
Enrollment- 673
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 4-3A
Head Coach- Tracy Hayworth (1-9 in one year at Grundy)
Offensive Coordinator- Nick Meeks
Defensive Coordinator- Tracy Hayworth
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 16 (8 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2014
Key Returnees- Evan Nunley (RB/LB, Sr.), Jordan Hackworth (RB/LB, Jr.), Josh Childers (OL/DL, Jr.), Aaron Barrett (OL/DL, Jr.), Trent Ashley (TE/LB, Jr.), Jacob Dixon (QB/FS, Jr.), Tyler Andrew (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Ethan Nunley (QB/LB), Ethan Chourinard WR/FS
Streak Going Into 2019- nine game losing streak

 

Sequatchie County Indians
City- Dunlap
County- Sequatchie
Enrollment- 707
Last Season’s Record- 8-4, lost to Red Bank in 3A second round
Region- 4-3A
Head Coach- Mark Wattenbarger (102-112 overall, 8-4 in one year at Sequatchie)
Offensive Coordinator- Mark Wattenbarger
Defensive Coordinator- Brandon Ashby
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (4 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Dylan Shaw (LB/OL, Sr.), Matthew Griffith (DL/OL, Jr.), Landon Easterly (DL/OL, Jr.), Evan Mcgill (OL, Sr.), Logan Johnson (LB/RB, Sr.), Ryan Johnson (RB/DB, Sr.), Ethan Grant (OL, Sr.), Cade Moffitt (LB, Sr.), Wyatt Blevins (DL/RB, Sr.), Elijah Phillips (OL, Sr.), Zach Morgan (QB/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Spencer Ables (WR/DB), Collin Hudson (RB/QB/DB), Clayton Casey (RB/DB), Adrin Jackson (RB/LB), Skylar Mohler (TE/LB), Trevor Ritchie (WR/DB), Brett Hicks (RB/DE)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Smith County Owls
City- Carthage
County- Smith
Enrollment- 592
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Red Bank in 3A first round
Region- 4-3A
Head Coach- Scott Murray (18-53 overall, 0-0 in first year at Smith)
Offensive Coordinator- Chris Harris
Defensive Coordinator- Keith Powell
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Cameron Spivey (QB/DB, Sr.), Jaden Apple-Gibbs (ATH/LB, Sr.), John Ross Hord (RB/LB, Sr.), Eli Martin (ATH/DB, Sr.), Jared Grisham (OL/LB, Sr.), DJ Burke (TE/DE, Jr.), Randall Ray (OL/DL, Sr.), Braxton Washer (OL/LB, Jr.), Kobe Williams (TE/DE, Sr.), Tyler Bare (OL/LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Austin Williams (OL/DL), Chris Ray (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Upperman Bees
City- Baxter
County- Putnam
Enrollment- 720
Last Season’s Record- 13-1, lost to Alcoa in 3A Semifinals
Region- 4-3A
Head Coach- Adam Caine (39-11 overall, 13-1 in one year at Upperman)
Offensive Coordinator- Noah Rapasky
Defensive Coordinator- Adam Caine
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-3 Stack
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (4 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Donovan McCallister (QB, Sr.), Caden Nash (LB, Sr.), Nick Stacy (LB, Sr.), Zach Stewart (LB, Sr.), Tavarous Collins (DL, Sr.), Jake Butler (OL, Sr.), Jake Dutchess (DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Blake Metzgar (RB), Cole Bush (WR), Jeff Ford (OL), Sidney Brewington (DB), Connor Bryant (DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

York Institute Dragons
City- Jamestown
County- Fentress
Enrollment- 498
Last Season’s Record- 9-3, lost to Upperman in 3A second round
Region- 4-3A
Head Coach- Derwin Wright (86-74 overall, 18-6 in two years at York)
Co-Offensive Coordinators- Derwin Wright and Kerry Johnson
Defensive Coordinator- Vic Wheaton
Offense- Veer/Triple Option
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Thomas Miller (RB, Sr.), Johann West (RB/OLB, Sr.), Aarron Tallent (OL/DT, Sr.), Edward Stockton (OL/DT, Sr.), Ben Cooper (FB/ILB, Jr.), Dalton Barger (QB/DB, Soph.), Zach Strong (C/DE, Sr.)
Key Losses- Lathan Drake (DB/WR), Cole Cooper (RB/LB), Landrick Leffew (WR/LB), Thomas Cooper (OL/DL), Braden Wheeler (OL), Dadrick Phillips (TE/DE), Josiah Heddings (FB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

East Nashville Eagles
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 714
Last Season’s Record- 10-2, lost to Fairview in 3A second round
Region- 5-3A
Head Coach- Brian Waite (42-37 in seven years at East Nashville)
Offensive Coordinator- Rashad Mason
Defensive Coordinator- Corey Davis
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Yukari Blanchard (RB/DB, Sr.), Arondai Thompson (QB/DB, Sr.), Tyler Fletcher (LB, Sr.), Bronson Hardin (LB, Sr.), Demick Starling (WR, Sr.), Lester Shaw (DB, Sr.), Corey Stewart (OL, Sr.), DaZarien Shute (DE, Sr.), Kameron Rogers (DL, Sr.), Strohn Johnson (FB/LB, Sr.), Rashaun Richardson (DB, Sr.), Camron Kirby (DB, Sr.), Tywan Lyles (DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Jashon Watkins (WR/DB), Rondarius Gregory (WR/DB), Anthony Collier (OL/DL), Jaylun Davis (DL/OL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Giles County Bobcats
City- Pulaski
County- Giles
Enrollment- 750
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 5-3A
Head Coach- David O’Connor (135-67 overall, 16-18 in three years at Giles)
Offensive Coordinator- Corey Hickman
Co-Defensive Coordinators- Tanner Holley and John Kirk
Offense- Multiple Pro
Defense- 40
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Luke Williams (RB/DB, Sr.), Dillon Simmons (OL, Sr.), Charlie Faulkner (LB, Sr.), Ty Pierce (FB/LB, Sr.), Austin Mitchell (DB, Sr.), Austin Williams (OL, Sr.), Zy’shaun Yarabrough (WR, Sr.), Kaleb Perry (DB, Jr.), Walker Dunn (QB/FS, Sr.), Ben Mayfield (WR, Sr.), Daniel Munoz (OL/DE, Sr.), Daniel Hedgecoth (DE, Jr.), Trevor Jackson (DL, Jr.), Chaye McElroy (RB, Soph.), Landon Askins (OL, Soph.)
Key Losses- K.J Ziegler (WR), Knox Birdsong (WR), Drew Hawk (OL) Deshaun Williams (DL), C.J Bryant (LB/RB), Dre Garrett (WR), Eric Cannon (RB), Bryce Wallace (QB), C’re Holt (DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game winning streak

 

Pearl Cohn Firebirds
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 591
Last Season’s Record- 9-3, lost to Stratford in 3A second round
Region- 5-3A
Head Coach- Tony Brunetti (109-57 in 13 years at Pearl Cohn)
Co-Offensive Coordinators- Damien Harris and Brandon Woods
Defensive Coordinator- William Darnell
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (4 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Desean Wade (DE, Sr.), Jahan Beal (OL/DT, Sr.), Cedric Watkins (WR/DB, Sr.), William Griffin (OT/DT, Jr.), Wesley Schelling (OL/DL, Sr.), Dammion Allen (WR/FS, Sr.), Iven Dayton (RB/WR, Jr.), Kyndrich Breedlove (RB/DB, Jr.), Erion Jordan (LB, Jr.), Jamontae Parker (OG/DT, Sr.)
Key Losses- Xavier Shepherd (QB), Jaydon Harrison (WR), Elijah Simmons (DT), Quietin Taylor (LB), Marion Liggett (RB), Kwame Haynes (WR), Darian Jones (LB), Darryl Rogan (TE/DE)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

RePublic Trail Blazers
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 664
Last Season’s Record- 5-5
Region- 5-3A
Head Coach- Demarkus Harmon (0-0 in first year at RePublic)
Offensive Coordinator- Demarkus Harmon
Defensive Coordinator- Reggie Falls
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (5 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- Never Qualified
Key Returnees- Jaques Johnson (OL/DL, Sr.), Jamarion McGee (RB/DB, Jr.), Brandon Bradley (OL/DL, Sr.), James Bowers (OL/DL, Sr.), Reese Garcia (K/P, Sr.), Jontrez Davidson (OL/DL, Jr.), Khian Grayson (WR/DB, Sr.), Brandon Drake (WR/DB, Jr.), Reggie Rainey (RB/OLB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Jau’Von Young (OL/LB), Larry Gillespie (RB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Stratford Spartans
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 658
Last Season’s Record- 5-9, lost to Covington in 3A Semifinals
Region- 5-3A
Head Coach- Thomas Porter (5-7 in one year at Stratford)
Offensive Coordinator- Thomas Porter
Defensive Coordinator- Cromwell Stewart
Offense- Pro
Defense- Even Front
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (6 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Justin Howse (OL/DL, Sr.), Tyler Holt (DL, Sr.), James Moore (RB, Sr.), Malique Johnson (DB, Sr.), Andrew Covington (RB/LB, Sr.), Dwight Menifree (OL/DL, Sr.), Jayden Rembert (RB/LB/SS, Sr.), Deagus Harris (FB/LB, Sr.), Drequan Gills (WR, Jr.), Samuel Armstead (WR/QB/LB, Jr.), Jacob Webb (QB/RB/SS, Jr.), Markeese Groves (DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Jaalon Gupton (OL), Quasean Robinson (OL), Deairrus Waller (OL), Rob Reed (DB), Roderick Owens (TE), Tomory Stephens (LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Whites Creek Cobras
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 634
Last Season’s Record- 2-9, lost to Fairview in 3A first round
Region- 5-3A
Head Coach- Clinton Davis (2-9 in one year at Whites Creek)
Offensive Coordinator- Clinton Davis
Defensive Coordinator- Marquez Pope
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Cameron Davis (QB, Soph.), Zach Drake (WR/DB, Sr.), Tyqwaine Hyde (OL/DL, Sr.), Yion German (WR, Sr.), Hobert Suggs (LB, Sr.), Gabriel Johnson (RB, Soph.), Jordan Thompson (LB, Sr.), Tywann Buggs (S, Sr.), Michael Green (WR, Jr.)
Key Losses- Franklin Griggs (OL), Javon Patterson (WR), Dominque Rodriguez (OL), Antwan Drake (RB)
Streak Going Into 2019- three game losing streak

 

Camden Lions
City- Camden
County- Benton
Enrollment- 576
Last Season’s Record- 6-5, lost to Stratford in 3A first round
Region- 6-3A
Head Coach- William Blow (54-37 in eight years at Camden)
Offensive Coordinator- Adam Parish
Defensive Coordinator- Jamy Reynoldson
Offense- Hybrid Single Wing
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Darius Jones (S/RB, Sr.), Derrick Poole (OL/DL, Sr.), Brennan Smith (LB/RB, Sr.), Darius Porter (RB/DB, Sr.), Quinten Wilson (QB/DB, Sr.), Trenton Moore (TE/DE, Jr.), Ben Lowery (OL/DL, Sr.), Dalton Bassett (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Matt Blow (RB), Dalton Story (RB/DB), Keyshawn Gaines (DL) Hunter Stettner (LB/TE), Heath Daniel (RB/DB) Jace Riley (DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Cheatham County Cubs
City- Ashland City
County- Cheatham
Enrollment- 633
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Pearl Cohn in 3A first round
Region- 6-3A
Head Coach- Eric Hatley (19-25 in four years at Cheatham County)
Offensive Coordinator- Dustin West
Defensive Coordinator- Eric Hatley
Offense- Double Slot Option
Defense- 3-3-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (4 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Zach Kessler (TE/DE, Sr.), Xavier Smith (OL/DT, Sr.), Dawson Primm (RB/DB, Sr.), Bryson Entrikin (QB/LB, Jr.), James Tyndall (OL/LB, Sr.), Joe Moseley (RB/DB, Sr.), Cooper Owen (QB/S, Soph.), Michael York (OL/DL, Jr.), Jeffery Taylor (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Walker Bunce (RB/DB), Jameson Singleton (OL/DE), Charlie Martin (RB/DB), Jax Stone (RB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- two game losing streak

 

Fairview Yellow Jackets
City- Fairview
County- Williamson
Enrollment- 711
Last Season’s Record- 10-3, lost to Stratford in 3A Quarterfinals
Region- 6-3A
Head Coach- Chris Hughes (90-31 in 10 years at Fairview)
Offensive Coordinator- Chris Hughes
Defensive Coordinator- Ron King
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3–4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (6 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Stephen Long (DL, Sr.), Conner Lindsey (OL, Sr.), Logan Nardozzi (RB, Jr.), Kyle King (DB, Jr.), Luke Pape (DE, Jr.), Jack Baker (OL, Jr.), Logan Parsons (LB, Jr.), Brody Cox (FB, Jr.), Dillon Jewell (S, Sr.)
Key Losses- Hiller Gray (OL), Blake Russell (DB), Kam Harris-Lusk (WR), Jackson Clevenger (OT), Spencer Flake (NG), Konner Parsons (LB), Decarlos Moore-Miller (OT), Nate Jackson (G), Steven Jewell (DL), Brock Harris (QB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Harpeth Indians
City- Kingston Springs
County- Cheatham
Enrollment- 520
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 6-3A
Head Coach- Doug Loope (59-88 in 14 years at Harpeth)
Offensive Coordinator- Gary Halstead
Defensive Coordinator- Zach Douglass
Offense- Pistol
Defense- 5-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance-2016
Key Returnees- Luke Gossett (RB/DB, Sr.), Aaron McWright (OL/LB, Jr.), Matthew Pack (RB/LB, Jr.), Thomas Sloan (QB, Jr.), Davion Primm (WR/DB, Jr.), Colton Dominguez (OL/DL, Sr.), Logan Callies (RB/LB, Sr.), Michael Bracken (RB/LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Freddy Polk (RB/LB), Justen Utley (RB/DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Stewart County Rebels
City- Dover
County- Stewart
Enrollment- 666
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 6-3A
Head Coach- Chanz Swartz (5-25 in three years at Stewart County)
Offensive Coordinator- Tommy Rewis
Defensive Coordinator- Jimbo Riner
Offense- Flex Bone/Pro
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (8 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance-2010
Key Returnees- Willie Reynolds (FB/LB, Sr.), Matt Campbell (OL/DL, Sr.), Conner Andrews (RB/LB, Jr.), John Bryant (OL/DL, Sr.), Dylan Milliken (OL/DE, Sr.), Will Page (QB/LB, Soph.), Caleb Mulcahy (LB/FB, Jr.), Dezmond Williamson (RB/LB, Jr.), Austin Clark (OL/DL, Jr.), Hunter Knotts (DB/RB, Jr.)
Key Losses- CJ Gale (WR/DB), Elijah Smith (WR/DB), Gage Powers (OL/DL), Chris Offutt (LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- two game losing streak

 

Sycamore War Eagles
City- Pleasant View
County- Cheatham
Enrollment- 706
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to East Nashville in 3A first round
Region- 6-3A
Head Coach- Justin Robison (15-17 in three years at Sycamore)
Offensive Coordinator- Shane Green
Defensive Coordinator- K.C. Littlejohn
Offense- Multiple/Spread
Defense- 3-5-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance-2018
Key Returnees- Tyler Niebel (RB/LB, Sr.), Adam Carey (OL/DL, Sr.), Logan Seibert (OL/DL, Sr.), Ryan Seibert (OL/LB, Sr.), Timmothy Church (OL/DL, Sr.), Grady McPherson (QB/DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Zack Sullivan (OL/DL), Kendall Martin (LB), Triston Hampton (LB/RB) Trevor Gagnon (QB/WR/DB) Hayden Roth (WR/DB), Jason Bilbrey (OL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Bolivar Tigers
City- Bolivar
County- Henderson
Enrollment- 714
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 7-3A
Head Coach- Montrell Craft (0-0 in first year at Bolivar)
Offensive Coordinator- To be determined
Defensive Coordinator- Montrell Craft
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (4 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Micah Gaines (OL, Sr.), Mauterrion Rivers (OL, Sr.), Ray Gibbs (ATH, Sr.), MarQuez Wilkes (DB, Sr.), KJ Murden (WR/DB, Sr.), Rayveon Gibbs (ATH, Sr.), Omar Jones (RB, Sr.), Mark Ross (LB, Sr.), Terrence Clemmons (LB, Sr.), Jaylen Cheirs (OL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Ryan Mckeen (OL), Kamron Trotter (OL), CJ McMahan (FS), Christian Mathews (LB), Jaylen Crisp (RB), Xavier Dickerson (DL), Jar Lewis (LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Covington Chargers
City- Covington
County- Tipton
Enrollment- 739
Last Season’s Record- 14-1, lost to Alcoa in 3A title game
Region- 7-3A
Head Coach- J.R. Kirby (15-7 overall, 0-0 in first year at Covington)
Offensive Coordinator- Blake Goforth
Defensive Coordinator- John Katrosh
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 3-5-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (6 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Marcus Hayes (RB/DB, Jr.), Andrew Scott (LB, Sr.), Eli Patrick (OL, Sr.), Caleb Winfrey (LB, Sr.), Breshun Dyson (RB/DB, Jr.), Lareko Burton (LB, Jr.), Jaylen Fayne (RB/DB, Soph.), Mylian Sherrill (DT/DE, Jr.), Josh McGarity (WR/FS, Sr.), Kevin Earwood (OL, Jr.), Blake Jackett (DT, Sr.)
Key Losses- Brock Lomax (QB), Rob Hendren (TE), KJ Fayne (OL/LB), Huntley Rose (OL), Bobby Lee (DT/OL), Fabian Richards (DT/OL), Setrickious Hall (LB), Aubrey Cook (K), Cordarius Page (RB), Josh Tyus (DE)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

McNairy Central Bobcats
City- Selmer
County- McNairy
Enrollment- 819
Last Season’s Record- 9-3, lost to Covington in 3A second round
Region- 7-3A
Head Coach- Brian Franks (18-14 in three years at McNairy)
Offensive Coordinator- David Wilkerson
Defensive Coordinator- Lamar Allredge
Offense- Pro I
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (7 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Dru Yopp (LB, Sr.), Cole Kirk (QB, Sr.), Austin Scott (RB, Sr.), Mason Latham (TE, Sr.), Will Deaton (OT, Sr.), Hunter Justice (OT, Sr.), Tyler Walker (OG, Jr.), Colton Fortune (OG, Sr.), Sailor Kinkennon (LB, Sr.), Brandarious Strayhorn (NG, Jr.), Cesar Escalante (DT, Sr.)
Key Losses- Hunter McCullar (S), Lucas Hively (QB/WR/S), Garrett Stone (OL), Will Deaton (OL), Michael Wilson (WR/DB), Trevon Campbell (WR), Matt Young (LB), Cartavion Godwin (DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Milan Bulldogs
City- Milan
County- Gibson
Enrollment- 608
Last Season’s Record-8-5, lost to Covington in 3A Quarterfinals
Region- 7-3A
Head Coach- Teddy Pettigrew (8-5 in one year at Milan)
Offensive Coordinator- David Barker
Defensive Coordinator- Derek Morales
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Damarius Bates (WR/DB, Sr.), Kylin Finch (RB/LB, Sr.), Jeremiah Peete (DL, Sr.), Landon West (OL, Sr.), Daniel Coleman (OL, Sr.), Anfernay Lambert (RB/LB, Sr.), Seth Roberson (FB/LB, Jr.), Orlandis Williamson (RB/WR/DB Jr.) Davante Herron (QB/DB, Sr.), Nick Lowery (OL, Sr.), Kalen Adkisson (OL/DL Sr.), Steven Ballard (WR/LB Jr.), Cannan White (OL/DL, Jr.) Isaiah Pearson (RB/LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Dylan Mayberry (WR/DB), Taylor Lockhart (QB), Devonte Herron (QB/WR/DB), Jimari Weathers (RB/LB), Austin White (OL), Jaxon Hames (OL), Elijah Soltys (DL), Nick Lowery (OL), Kaelis Siddell (DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

South Gibson Hornets
City- Medina
County- Gibson
Enrollment- 737
Last Season’s Record- 6-6, lost to Milan in 3A second round
Region- 7-3A
Head Coach- Scott Stidham (52-38 in nine years at South Gibson)
Offensive Coordinator- Jim Fishel
Defensive Coordinator- Justin Truett
Offense- Triple Option
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Paxton Terry (OL/DL, Sr.), Nolan Stidham (QB/DB, Sr.), Christian Denton (RB/DB, Sr.), Jackson Bell (RB/LB, Sr.), Garrett Wallace (RB/LB, Sr.), Harrison Dyer (OL/DL, Sr.), Keyshawn Stewart (RB/DB, Sr.), Luke Reed (RB/LB, Jr.), Landon Lambert (WR, Jr.), Hunter Ballard (LB/WR, Sr.)
Key Losses- Marcus Jackson (OL/LB), Spencer Lacewell (OL/DL), Josh Kwasigroh (LB/RB), Devin Hardwick (RB/DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Westview Chargers
City- Martin
County- Weakley
Enrollment-544
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 7-3A
Head Coach- Matt McConnell (50-13 overall, 0-0 in first year at Westview)
Offensive Coordinator- Matt McConnell
Defensive Coordinator- Brian Allen
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (6 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2015
Key Returnees- Garret Baker (OT, Sr.), Cai Ingram (OT/DT, Sr.), Marquise Taylor (RB, Jr.), Ty Simpson (QB, Soph.), Javion Goins (WR/FS, Soph.), JD Davidson (WR/OLB, Jr.), Davin Merritt (OL/DL, Sr.), Jace Brown (OL/DL, Sr.), Cameron Patrick (WR/OLB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Cameron Couch (WR/DB) Clay Cantrell (S), Parker Bell DB/WR), Peyton Williams (LB), Cole Hazlewood (LB), Brock Williams (LB/FB)
Streak Going Into 2019- six game losing streak

 

Martin Luther King Prep Rams
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 464
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 8-3A
Head Coach- Jeremy Rockette (0-0 in first year at MLK Prep)
Offensive Coordinator- To be determined
Defensive Coordinator- To be determined
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2015
Key Returnees- Isaiah Hemingway (DE/OL, Sr.), Quintez Taylor (RB/DB, Sr.), Jagr Williams (DB, Sr.), Kyreek Johnson (RB/LB, Jr.),
Key Losses- Derrick McKinley (QB), Tyrone Jackson (WR/DE), Donald Wilkins (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- eight game losing streak

 

Melrose Golden Wildcats
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 523
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Covington in 3A first round
Region- 8-3A
Head Coach- Cedrick Wilson (0-18 overall, 0-0 in first year at Melrose)
Offensive Coordinator- Cedrick Wilson
Defensive Coordinator- Darrell Montgomery
Offense- Pro
Defense-4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (8 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Charles Grandberry Jr. (ATH, Sr.), Antrelle Kendrick (RB/LB, Sr.), Santerrio Brown (WR, Jr.), Dewayne Fernell (RT, Jr. ), Tim Fernell (LG, Jr.), Christopher Grandberry (WR, Soph.), Jovontae Johnson (WR, Sr.), Jordan Polk (DB, Jr.), Lekelvin Boodie (NT, Sr.), Tajaun Johnson (FS, Sr.), Amari Talley (OLB, Jr.), Areun Talley (OLB, Soph.), Darrius Taylor (SS, Sr.)
Key Losses- William Mason (QB), Michael Holmes (RB), Antarius Page (OL/DL), Quincy Shipp (OL/DL), Andrew Terry (SS), Tyran Harris (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- two game losing streak

 

Raleigh Egypt Pharaohs
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 515
Last Season’s Record- 7-4, lost to McNairy Central in 3A first round
Region- 8-3A
Head Coach- Larry Franklin (34-41 overall, 7-4 in one year at Raleigh Egypt)
Offensive Coordinator- Thurston Rubin Jr.
Defensive Coordinator- Thurston Rubin Sr.
Offense- Pro
Defense- 40
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 5 (1 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Jerell Hightower (QB/DB, Sr), Vernon Harris (LB/DE, Sr.), Denzel Garman (RB/LB, Sr.), Markel Crawford (SS/LB, Sr.), Clarene Johnson (LB, Sr.), Jeremiah Rubin (WR/DB, Jr.), Lavell Townsel (WR, Sr.), Justin Smith (OL/DL , Sr.), Keith Jordan (RB/OLB, Sr.) Jason Shaw (WR/ DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Clifton Tunstall (QB), Julius Hampton (WR/DB), Brandon Johnson (DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Sheffield Knights
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 525
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 8-3A
Head Coach- Edward Kuykendoll (3-7 overall; 0-0 in first year at Sheffield)
Offensive Coordinator- Cardell Moore
Defensive Coordinator- Reginald Evans
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2012
Key Returnees- Aquinton Clark (OL, Jr.), Detarius Harris (WR, Jr.), Eric Sanders (RB, Jr.), Julian Key (OL/DL, Sr.), (Terry Williams (OL/DL Sr.), Deondre Mallette (LB Sr.), Justin Bodie (ATH, Sr.), Caleb Johnson (WR, Sr.), Walter Redmon (ATH, Sr.)
Key Losses- Latavious Turner (LB), Jacavious Singleton (LB), Kentrell Smith (QB), Kyshawn Banks (FS), Terry Williams (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game winning streak

 

Wooddale Cardinals
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 458
Last Season’s Record- 7-4, lost to South Gibson in 3A first round
Region- 8-3A
Head Coach- Jerome Griffin (79-77 overall, 16-16 in three years at Wooddale)
Offensive Coordinator- Jerome Griffin
Defensive Coordinator- Terrance Brown
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Ariyon Casey (OL, Sr.), Rodney Bridges (DB, Sr.), John Jones (QB, Sr.), Charles Jones (RB, Jr.), Izavion MIller (OL, Jr.), Michael Clark (DE, Jr.), Jakorey Nash (OL, Jr.) , Jakorian Coleman (DE, Jr.), Terenski Rodgers (DB, Jr.), Jamarious Davis (LB, Sr.), Darnell Walker (LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Darion Norfleet (RB), Edward Griffin (DT), Dennis Cheairs (DE), Tylen Tate (SS), Derrick Boyd (LB), Marquez Higgins (LB), Ryan Puryear (DT), Timone Freeman (LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

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