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Covering the Entire State Series: Class 4A Capsules

Covering the Entire State Series: Class 4A Capsules

The dead period is over and high school football teams are back to work this morning. That means it’s time to cover the entire state, so this is the ninth year of my Covering the Entire State Series and Class 4A will be profiled.

Besides the team capsules, there is also a list of new 4A head coaches as well as the longest winning and losing streaks in 4A going into the 2019 season.

All 47 4A schools participated and their information is listed in alphabetical order by district.

New Faces In New Places– There are seven new Class 4A Head Coaches in 2019: Dan Hammonds, Greeneville; Grant Reynolds, East Hamilton; Ryan Bolinger, Seqouyah; Eric Belew, Cumberland County; Ryan Hamilton, White House; Chris Smith, Haywood and C.J. Marshall, Bolton

 

Longest Winning Streaks in 4A going into 2019:
Greeneville- 30
East Ridge- 1
Spring Hill- 1
White House- 1

Losing Streaks in 4A going into 2019:
Hixson- 21
Bolton- 10
Cumberland County- 8
Lexington- 7
Greenbrier- 5
Liberty- 5

 

Longest Current Tenured 4A Coaches
John Olive, Tullahoma, 26 years
David Marsten, Lawrence County, 16
Steve Trapp, DeKalb County, 13
Cecil Van Hooks, Craigmont, 13
Shawn Witten, Elizabethton, 12
Bryant Hollingsworth, Lexington, 11
Bruce Lamb, Livingston Academy, 11
Davey Gillum, Anderson County, 10
Bart Stowe, Dyersburg, 10
Arcentae Broome, Maplewood, 9
Chris Michael, Millington, 9
Mike Locke, Sullivan East, 9

 

Elizabethton Cyclones
City-Elizabethton
County- Carter
Enrollment- 851
Last Season’s Record- 10-2, lost to Anderson County in 4A second round
Region- 1-4A
Head Coach- Shawn Witten (106-41 in 12 years at Elizabethton)
Offensive Coordinator- Shawn Witten
Defensive Coordinator- Stan Ogg
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Parker Hughes (WR/DB, Jr.), Conner Johnson (OL, Soph.), Cole Morganstern (OL, Jr.), Alex Conley (DE, Sr.), Joseph Kechter (DL, Sr.), Remington Tyree (TE, Sr.), Zach Hartley (WR/DB, Sr.), Jordan Haynes (LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Corey Russell (RB/WR/DB), Garrett Jennings (OL), Carter Everette (QB), Evan Perkins (WR), Jared Grindstaff (DL), Austin Outland (RB/DB), Kilroy Hill (LB), Jackson Killion (LB), Drew Broome (DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Grainger Grizzlies
City- Rutledge
County- Grainger
Enrollment- 918
Last Season’s Record- 5-5
Region- 1-4A
Head Coach- Chad Tate (29-34 in six years at Grainger)
Offensive Coordinator- Chad Tate
Defensive Coordinator- Steve Finchum
Offense- Single Wing
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (6 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Peyton Blake (TE/LB, Sr.), Rylan Gray (OL/DL, Sr.), Lawrence Ratliff (RB/DL, Sr.), Drake Farrow (RB/LB, Sr.), Ryan McAnally (OL/DL, Sr.), Josh Crews (OL/DL, Sr.), Dawson Holt (ATH/S, Jr.), Reggie McBee (RB/LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Preston Owens (QB/DB), Mark Lemka (RB/LB), Parker Acuff (WR/DB), Logan Moody (RB/DB), Parker Owen (TE/LB), Kannon Roberts (TE/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- two game losing streak

 

Greeneville Greene Devils
City- Greeneville
County- Greene
Enrollment- 913
Last Season’s Record- 15-0, beat Haywood for 4A state title
Region- 1-4A
Head Coach- Dan Hammonds (0-0 in first year at Greeneville)
Offensive Coordinator- Adam Hansel
Defensive Coordinator- Eddie Spradlen
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (4 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Chris Everhart (OL/DL, Sr.), Ty Youngblood (LB/RB, Sr.), Will Albright (S/WR, Sr.), Nick Iezzi (S/WR, Jr.), A.J. Greenway (DL/OL, Sr.), Jayden Pruitt (WR/DB, Sr.), Keyontae Harrison (DB/WR, Sr.), Raymond Knuckles (WR/DB, Sr.), Drew Gregg (QB, Jr., Knoxville Catholic transfer)
Key Losses- Cade Ballard (QB), Garrin Shuffler (RB/DB), Dorien Goddard (WR/DE), Cameron Hite (LB/WR), Logan Shipley (DL/RB), Dalton McLain (LB/S/WR), Jacques Gillespie Taylor (DL/TE), Tommy Taylor (OL), Trent Knight (OL), Kenny Kershaw (LB), Jaevon Gillespie (RB)
Streak Going Into 2019- 30 game losing streak

Sullivan Central Cougars
City- Blountville
County- Sullivan
Enrollment- 845
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 1-4A
Head Coach- Chris Steger (1-29 in three years at Central)
Offensive Coordinator- Brian Barbour
Defensive Coordinator- Richard Bragg
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (7 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2003
Key Returnees- Caleb Bates (OL/DL, Sr.), Alex Booher, (OL/LB, Sr.), Bryson Crabtree (WR, Sr.), Will Nottingham (QB, Jr.), Connor Wilson (WR/DB, Jr.), Preston Staubus (WR/DB, Jr.), Austin Bibee (TE/DE, Sr.), Joey Byrd (RB/DB, Sr.), Jacob Fields (TE/DE/LB, Sr.), Cameron Lamert (WR/DB, Sr.), Blake McConnell (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Jackson Harrison (QB/SS), Marshall Carter (WR/DB), Jeremiah O’Quinn (LB), William Horton (OL/DL), Gavin Rupe (OL/DL), Gavin Harkleroad (WR/DB), Brandon Fillers (OL/DL), Ross Beverly (DL), Tristen Davenport (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- three game losing streak

 

Sullivan East Patriots
City- Bluff City
County- Sullivan
Enrollment- 845
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 1-4A
Head Coach- Mike Locke (38-56 in nine years at East)
Offensive Coordinator- J.C. Simmons
Defensive Coordinator- Mike Locke
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Dylan White (QB/DB, Sr.), Eric Hare (RB/LB, Sr.), Lake Mullins (WR/FS, Sr.), Blake Scher (WR/DB, Sr.), Hunter Brown (DB, Soph.), Cameron Tolbert (OL/DL, Sr.), Jett Jones (TE/DE, Sr.), Clayton Ivester (TE/DE, Jr.), Mason Hayworth (RB/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Clayton Rose (OL), Dayne Davis (OL), Tyler Lopez (MLB), Corbin Patrick (RB), Tanner Leffew (RB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Sullivan South Rebels
City- Kingsport
County- Sullivan
Enrollment- 828
Last Season’s Record- 8-4, lost to Greeneville in 4A second round
Region- 1-4A
Head Coach- Justin Hilton (15-8 in two years at South)
Offensive Coordinator- Justin Hilton
Defensive Coordinator- Eric Rowe
Offense- Spread
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Julian Reed (RB, Sr.), Camden Necessary (OL/DL, Sr.), Grayson Smith (OL/DL, Sr.), Jimmy Morris (OL/DL, Sr.), Nathan Harkleroad (TE/DL, Sr.), Damien McClain (RB, Jr.), Eli Topping (LB/RB, Soph.), Eli Jones (QB/DB, Jr.), Brody Ratliff (WR, Soph.), Blake Candler (WR/DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Mason Armstrong (LB/RB), Tristan Griffith (LB/RB), Austin Monds (DB/WR), Gavin Parker (WR/DB), Cory Williams (OL/DL), Luke Pollack (QB/DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Union County Patriots
City- Maynardsville
County- Union
Enrollment- 839
Last Season’s Record- 6-5, lost to Anderson County in 4A first round
Region- 1-4A
Head Coach- Larry Kerr (277-124 overall, 9-12 in two years at Union County)
Offensive Coordinator- Josh Kerr
Defensive Coordinator- Derek Marlow
Offense- Double Wing
Defense- 5-2
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Alonzo Creech (RB/LB, Sr.), Zack Pierce (RB/LB, Sr.), Alex Padgett (OL/DL, Sr.), Kristian Britt (OL/DL, Sr.), Braxton Sanford (OL/DL, Soph.), Conner Nicely (DB/WR, Jr.), Carson Nicely (RB/LB, Soph.), Wyatt Hall (LS/RB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Colby Dawson (LB), Dalton Truan (WR/DB) Joseph Chamberlain (QB), Matthew Wyrick (TE/ DE), Blake Byrne (RB/DB), Jacob Newton (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Anderson County Mavericks
City- Clinton
County- Anderson
Enrollment- 1,060
Last Season’s Record- 12-1, lost to Greeneville in 4A Quarterfinals
Region- 2-4A
Head Coach- Davey Gillum (92-56 overall, 78-40 in 10 years at Anderson County)
Offensive Coordinator- Sean Jessie
Defensive Coordinator- Jon Chadwell
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Russ Lindsay (OL/DL, Jr.), Stone Cummins (OL/DL, Jr.), Austin Elliott (WR/DB, Sr.), Logan Berry (WR/DB, Sr.), Matt Murphy (OL/DL, Sr.), Issac Bullock (OL/DL, Sr.), Waylon Harris (OL/DL, Sr.), Cam Thomas (WR/DB, Jr.), Josh Godwin Miller (S, Jr.), Brandon Seidner (S, Sr.), Garrison Terry (DB, Soph.), Thor Williams (S, Soph.), Stone Hatmaker (QB, Jr.), Anthony White (ATH, Soph.)
Key Losses- Stanton Martin (QB), Ryan Moog (WR/LB), Trey Noe (OL/DL), Marqise Gallaghar (LB), Michael Carroll (WR/DB), Blake Chapman (OL/DL), Matt Calhoun (OL/DL), Sean Foster (OL/DL), Zack Webber (LB), Ethan Powers (LB), Grayson Terry (LB), Cannon Carpenter (S), Zack Wax (DB)

 

Chattanooga Central Purple Pounders
City- Harrison
County- Hamilton
Enrollment- 871
Last Season’s Record- 5-6, lost to Sullivan South in 4A first round
Region- 2-4A
Head Coach- Curt Jones (27-44 overall, 5-6 in first year at Central)
Offensive Coordinator- Steve Daniels
Defensive Coordinator- Scott Moore
Offense- Single Wing
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Hunter Jones (RB/LB, Sr.), Marquis Ray (RB/LB, Sr.), Bailey Sublett (RB/DB, Sr.), Kenny Shadden (OL/DL, Jr.), Brandon Williams (OL/DL, Jr.), Mike Watson (FB/LB, Soph.), Demetrio Dominguez (OL/DL, Soph.)
Key Losses- Jaheim Jones (QB), Mike McGhee (RB), Wyatt Garrett (OL), Donya Parker (DE/RB), Jacobi Witcher (WR/DB), Trey Owten (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- two game losing streak

 

East Hamilton Hurricanes
City- Ooltewah
County- Hamilton
Enrollment- 985
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Greeneville in 4A first round
Region- 2-4A
Head Coach- Grant Reynolds (110-40 overall, 0-0 in first year at East Hamilton)
Offensive Coordinator- Patrick Liner
Defensive Coordinator- J.D. Dunbar
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 6 (3 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Adam Caudle (RB/LB, Sr.), Cade Meeks (S/WR, Sr.), Blane Savage (DB, Jr.), Aiden Holt (FB/LB, Soph.), Conner Thornburg (WR/DB, Sr.), Gavin Galloway (OL/DL, Jr.), Nathan Lee (OL/DL, Sr.), Haynes Eller (QB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Devontay Tipton (RB/LB), Harrison Davis (OL/DL), Logan Galloway (OL/LB), Mason LaFollete (K)
Streak Going Into 2019- three game losing streak

 

East Ridge Pioneers
City- Chattanooga
County- Hamilton
Enrollment- 836
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 2-4A
Head Coach- Tim James (72-98 overall, 17-17 in three years at East Ridge)
Offensive Coordinator- Chad Barger
Defensive Coordinator- Reggie Upshaw
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 7 (3 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Keanu Johnson (S/WR, Sr.), Jalen Boykin (LB/RB, Sr.), Cameron Sanders (QB/DB, Jr.), Aaron Sands (OL/DL, Sr.), Isaac King (QB/DB Soph.), Marquan Acklin (RB/DB, Sr.), Caleb Serrato (K, JR.), Shane Alford (OL/DL, Jr.), Denis Fortson (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Alonzo Russell (ATH), Nico Johnikin (ATH), Joey Boles (OL), Tra Jett (LB/TE)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game winning streak

 

Hixson Wildcats
City- Hixson
County- Hamilton
Enrollment- 899
Last Season’s Record- 0-9
Region- 2-4A
Head Coach- Gary Murray (0-19 in two years at Hixson)
Offensive Coordinator- Josh Owensby
Defensive Coordinator- Caleb Collier
Offense- Split Back Twins Open
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (8 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Trever Moore (OL/DL, Sr.), Nick Williams (OL/DL, Jr.), Parrish Pacetti (LB/DE/OL, Jr.), Landon Moore (OL/DL, Soph.), Jalan Ledwell (QB/WR, Sr.), Nyikee Logan (LB/RB, Jr.), D’Von Maples (OLB/RB, Jr.), Bradley Woodall (QB/WR, Jr.)
Key Losses- Landon Wallace (QB/WR/DB), Tre Warthan (WR/DB), Malachi Wise (LB/FB), Christian Turner (DE/OL), Hector Nunez (LB/OG)
Streak Going Into 2019- 21 game losing streak

 

Howard Hustling Tigers
City- Chattanooga
County- Hamilton
Enrollment- 960
Last Season’s Record- 5-5
Region- 2-4A
Head Coach- John Starr (141-118 overall, 13-18 in three years at Howard)
Offensive Coordinator- John Starr
Defensive Coordinator- Deatrick Maffett
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (6 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Eric Johnson (LB, Sr.), Davontay Smith (RB, Sr.), Willie Owens (TE, Jr.), Tremontay Brooks (RB, Sr.), Jaquel Wooten (DL, Sr.),
Key Losses- Tawun Billups (RB/LB), Quez Williams (QB/DB), Jamal Bragg (OL), Telijah Snow (DE), Javion Robinson (LB), Darrien Kinamore (DB), Desmond Griffin (OL/DL), LeBrian Morris (DE), Deonta McCroskey (OL), Ellis Roberson (DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Seqouyah Chiefs
City- Madisonville
County- Monroe
Enrollment- 920
Last Season’s Record- 5-5
Region- 2-4A
Head Coach- Ryan Bolinger (0-0 in first year at Seqouyah)
Offensive Coordinator- Ryan Bolinger
Defensive Coordinator- Caleb Newsome
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (6 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Gabe Crabtree (OL, Jr.), Dorian Munoz (OL, Jr.), Gunter Millsaps (QB/WR/DB, Sr.), Evan Swanson (RB/LB, Sr.), Justin Floyd (WR/DB, Sr.), Cade Fritts (WR, Sr.), Justice Benson (DL, Jr.), Jaylon Davis (DL, Sr.), Luke Lay (LB/DL, Soph.), Matt Lee (DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- John-Douglas Wiggins (QB), Josh Stakely (RB/S), Trevor Stakely (WR/LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- four game losing streak

 

Cumberland County Jets
City- Crossville
County- Cumberland
Enrollment- 1,006
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 3-4A
Head Coach- Eric Belew (0-0 in first year at Cumberland)
Offensive Coordinator- Eric Belew
Defensive Coordinator- Andrew Phipps
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2015
Key Returnees- Trevor Parsons (QB, Sr.), Isaac McGee (DE, Sr.) Brandon Dalton (RB, Sr), Ethan Pitton (OL/DT, Sr.), Cayden Gora (OL/DT, Sr.), Steven Day (RB/LB, Jr), Ronald Martin (WR/DB, Sr.), Austin Hubbard (LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Elijah Tollett (FB/LB), Mason Hall (K), Gabe Silva (OL), Braden Qualls (ATH),Kolten Koinig (WR/DB), Kyle Spieles (WR/DB), Isaac Allen (ATH)
Streak Going Into 2019- eight game losing streak

 

DeKalb County Tigers
City- Smithville
County- DeKalb
Enrollment- 816
Last Season’s Record- 3-8, lost to Maplewood in 4A first round
Region- 3-4A
Head Coach- Steve Trapp (71-82 in 13 years at DeKalb)
Offensive Coordinator- Steve Trapp
Defensive Coordinator- Thomas Cagle
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-3-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 17 (9 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Isaac Cross (OL/DL, Sr.), David Bradford (LB, Sr.),Dylan Denson (OL/DL, SR), Axel Aldino (QB, Jr.), Tyzaun Ladet (WR/DB, Jr.), Desmond Nokes (WR/DB, Jr.), Evan Jones (TE/DE, Jr.), TJ Alexander (WR/DB, Jr.), Caven Ponder (OL/DL, Jr.), Isaac Knowles (WR/DB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Grayson Redmon (WR/S), Hunter Fann (OL/LB), Zach Day (LB), Grant Curtis (LB), Tre Ladet (RB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Livingston Academy Wildcats
City- Livingston
County- Overton
Enrollment- 944
Last Season’s Record- 5-6, lost to Tullahoma in 4A first round
Region- 3-4A
Head Coach- Bruce Lamb (79-77 in 11 years at Livingston)
Offensive Coordinator- Danny McCoin
Defensive Coordinator- Bruce Lamb
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Cole Spears (OL/DL, Sr.), Wesley Smith (WR, Sr.), Aubrey Hollars, (WR/DB, Sr.), Dusty Parrish (TE/LB, Sr.), Will McDonald (QB, Sr.), Nate Neely (RB/LB, Sr.), Nathan Carwile (TE/MLB, Jr.), Austin Reeder (DT, Jr.), Donnie Phillips (OL/DT, Sr.)
Key Losses- Will Sims (WR/DB), Brody Johnson (WR/SS), Mitchell Ayers (WR/DB), Jake Oliver (DL), Pierson Coleman (FS), Dylan Cantrell (OL/LB), Cole Smith (LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- three game losing streak

 

Macon County Tigers
City- LaFayette
County- Macon
Enrollment- 914
Last Season’s Record- 5-6, lost to Nolensville in 4A first round
Region- 3-4A
Head Coach- Kyle Shoulders (26-56 overall, 5-6 in one year at Macon)
Offensive Coordinator- Kyle Shoulders
Defensive Coordinator- Mike Brown
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 50
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (6 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- John Mark Gammons (QB, Sr.), Ethan Jenkins (RB/DB, Jr.), Issac Belton (RB/DB, Sr.), Landon Whittemore (WR/TE/DE, Jr.), Levi Borders (OL/DL, Sr.), Jessie Holland (OL/DL, Sr.), Logan Whittemore (FB/DE, Jr.), Rodney Tuck (DL, Sr.), Cameron Houston (RB/DB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Chris Oliver (WR/DB), Stephen Lancaster (OL/DL), Logan Malotte (OL/DL), Noah Likens (RB/DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Stone Memorial Panthers
City- Crossville
County- Cumberland
Enrollment- 1,022
Last Season’s Record- 9-2, lost to Marshall County in 4A first round
Region- 3-4A
Head Coach- Derik Samber (16-15 overall, 9-2 in one year at Stone)
Co-Offensive Coordinators- Derik Samber and Gregg Norton
Defensive Coordinator- John Dryden
Offense- Multiple Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (3 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Cedric Little (DE, Sr.), Mason Hurd (WR/DB, Sr.), Austin Gilmer (OL/DL, Sr.), Brian Hoover (OL/DL, Sr.), Gabe Hamby (OG, Sr.), Grant Finley (TE/LB, Jr.), Cameron Dixon (FB/LB, Jr.), Caleb Lawson (WR/DB, Jr.), Gavin Scarbrough (FB/NT, Jr.)
Key Losses- Thomas VanVorhes (DB/RB), Thomas Arnold (QB/DB) Jeremy Lloyd (DL), Will Delk (LB/TE) Ethan Norris (RB/LB) Jacob Brown (WR/DB) Austin Gilmer (OL/DL, Sr.) Jaydon Sadowski (K/P), Connor Padgett (OL/LB) Brock Harris (OL/LB) Corban Goad (DL) Cole Newcome (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Lawrence County Wildcats
City- Lawrenceburg
County- Lawrence
Enrollment- 1,113
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 4-4A
Head Coach- David Marston (72-98 in 16 years at Lawrence County)
Offensive Coordinator- Walt Smith
Defensive Coordinator- David Marsten
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2015
Key Returnees- Levi Adams (DE, Sr.), J.D. Bedford (DB/RB, Sr.), Derrick Young (DB/RB, Sr.), Gage Adams (DT/OG, Sr.), Reese Tucker (DT, Sr.), Alex Carr (QB, Soph.), Chad Montgomery,(OL, Sr.), Dante Romer (OL, Sr.), Austin Gokey (WR, Sr.), Hayden Dale (WR, Sr.), Jon Gerber (OL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Bronson Clanton (OL), Gage Thigpen (QB), Joseph Frazier (OL), Justin Vanlandingham (OL), Adrion Pillow (TE), Skyshun Wiley (DT),
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Maplewood Panthers
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 742
Last Season’s Record- 12-2, lost to Greeneville in 4A Semifinals
Region- 4-4A
Head Coach- Arcentae Broome (101-74 overall, 70-42 in nine years at Maplewood)
Offensive Coordinator- Fred Burnette
Defensive Coordinator- Arcentae Broome
Offense- Pro/Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 2 (1 Off/1 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- David Southerland (RB, Jr.), Tin Walker (QB/DE, Sr.), Eric Johns (LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Deshawn Bigham (RB/LB), Rashawn Dalton (OL/DE), Makell Smith (WR/DB), Travares Springer (WR/DB), Jamontay Kinnard (WR/DB), Gerrick Evans (WR/DB), Bobo Hodges (QB), Ricky Harvell (DB), Carl Birdsong (OL/DL), Kendrell Scurry (WR)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Marshall County Tigers
City- Lewisburg
County- Marshall
Enrollment- 845
Last Season’s Record- 5-7, lost to Tullahoma in 4A second round
Region- 4-4A
Head Coach- Thomas Osteen (47-18 in five years at Marshall)
Offensive Coordinator- Thomas Osteen
Defensive Coordinator- Jerry Cobb
Offense- Pro Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (4 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Javarria Rucker (RB/WR, Sr.), Andrew Gold (DB/OLB, Sr.), Kel Greer (RB, LB, Sr.), Devon Wilson (WR, DB, Sr.), Tez Allen (DT, Sr.), Keylin Talley (DE, Sr.), Terry Gulley (OL/DL, Sr.), Christian Stacey (LB/FB, Jr.), Connor Hilton (DB, Jr.), A’ky Howard (WR, Jr.)
Key Losses- Dagon Stacey (TE/LB), Jayshon Wilcox (DT/OL), X’Zavier Garrett (DL/OL), Marcus McCord (OL/DL), Elijah Taylor (RB), Austin Wright (OL), Antonio Warren (DB), Marellus Campbell (DB/WR), Malik Thomison (DB/WR)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Nolensville Knights
City- Nolensville
County- Williamson
Enrollment- 1,077
Last Season’s Record- 7-5, lost to Maplewood in 4A second round
Region- 4-4A
Head Coach- Paul Derrick (7-5 in one year at Nolensville)
Offensive Coordinator- Pat Curran
Defensive Coordinator- Paul Derrick
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (3 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Tim Coutras (WR/DB, Sr., Liberty commitment), Ryan Pistulka (RB, Sr.), Dan Rickert (OL/DL, Sr.), Grant Reeder (OL/DL, Jr.), C.J. Ware (LB, Sr.), Jeffery Weisel (TE/ILB, Sr.), Brayden Clark (OL/DL, Sr.),Gabe Baumen (OL/ILB, Sr.), Ryder Galardi (QB, Jr.), Zack Larkin (OL/DL, Jr.), Mike McWilliams (TE/OLB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Brandon Wharton (QB), Colton Dooley (RB/OLB), Wes Miller (OL/LB), Tim Stayskal (WR/OLB), Jack McWilliams (SS), Justin Phatsadavong (DB), Colby Anderson (WR/DB), Holden Collett (OL), Nick Yoshihara (OL/DL), Sam Chapman (OL/DL), Wes Jones (WR/DB), Zach Campbell (WR/DB), Ethan Mickelsen (OL), Grayson Wallace (LB), Matt Edwards (OL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Spring Hill Raiders
City- Spring Hill
County- Maury
Enrollment- 1,164
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 4-4A
Head Coach- Ben Martin (1-9 in one year at Spring Hill)
Offensive Coordinator- Nick Deschamps
Defensive Coordinator- Jason Busby
Offense- Multiple Pro
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 7 (3 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees-  Liam Richie (TE/LB, Sr.), Dante Prowell (DB/WR, Jr.), Avery Worstell (TE/DL, Jr.), Re’mone Kelly (DB/WR, Jr.), Landen Secrest (RB/DB, Jr.), Luka Boylan (QB/LB, Jr.), Cody Hopson (OL/DL, Sr.), Sean Waters (WR/DB, Sr.), Jaylan Rucker (WR/DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Jacquise Oglesby (OL/DL), Jalen Curry (OL/DL), Austin Williams (TE/DL), Blake Tarrence (TE/DL), Hadrian Phillips (RB/LB), Jerry McGlown (WR/DB), Rahim Sanders (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game winning streak

 

Tullahoma Wildcats
City- Tullahoma
County- Coffee
Enrollment- 1,024
Last Season’s Record- 10-3, lost to Maplewood in 4A Quarterfinals
Region- 4-4A
Head Coach- John Olive (195-136 overall, 169-121 in 26 years at Tullahoma)
Co-Offensive Coordinators- Caleb Olive and Jared Olive
Defensive Coordinator- Coy Sisk
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (6 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Ben Fulton (QB, Sr.), Cadden Bradford (OL, Soph.), Ian Poe (OL, Sr.), Tydrell Mitchell (OG/DT, Jr.), Jake Hollandsworth (WR, Sr.), Hunter Jewell (TE/LB, Sr.), Hunter Palmer (WR/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Race Marin (WR/S), Briasen Corn (RB/LB), Samari Layne (RB/LB), Ty Cox (OL/DE), Matt Ross (TE/DE), Paul Henry (OL/DT), Kobe Burks (WR/DB) Payton Howard (LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Creek Wood Hawks
City- Charlotte
County- Dickson
Enrollment- 960
Last Season’s Record- 7-4, lost to Jackson Southside in 4A first round
Region- 5-4A
Head Coach- Houston Thiel (12-10 in two years at Creek Wood)
Offensive Coordinator- Aaron Lee
Defensive Coordinator- James Smith
Offense- Spread Option
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Mitch Duke (SS/RB, Sr.), Danny Stansberry (DB/RB, Sr.), Will Secker (DB/WR, Sr.), James Daugherty (LB/WR, Sr.), Andre Darden (WR/FS, Sr.), Blaine Allsbrooks (DE/TE, Sr.), Stone Collins (OL, Sr.), Adam Vickery (DL, Sr.), Micah Magreke (DE, Jr.), Zach Bone (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Chase Klotz (LB/TE), J.J. Higgins (LB), ), Laken Hayes (DL/OL), Chase Logan (DL/OL), Aaron Stewart (OL), Zack Bone (OL, Sr.), Danner Dollinich (OL), Sam Askins (DB), Peyton Allen (LB/TE)
Streak Going Into 2019- two game losing streak

 

Greenbrier Bobcats
City- Greenbrier
County- Robertson
Enrollment- 823
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 5-4A
Head Coach- John Elmore (14-17 in three years at Greenbrier)
Offensive Coordinator- Luke White
Defensive Coordinator- Darrel Sweeney
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Tristan Leopold (QB, Sr.), Ryan Lanius (WR/DB, Sr.), Ben Semore (OL/DE, Jr.), Andy Li (OL/DT, Jr.), Reagan Conquest (RB/DB, Sr.), Izik Rector (RB/LB, Jr.), Noah Batey (OL/NG, Sr.), Wesley Burns (DE, Sr.), Gavin Ledbetter (WR, Sr.), Paxton Maness (OL/DT, Soph.)
Key Losses- Brandon Chambers (RB/LB), Tanner Mellinger (FB/LB), Micah Escue (RB/DB), Nathan Ford (WR/DB), Timmy Stewart (OL/DT), Travis Arms (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- five game losing streak

 

Montgomery Central Indians
City- Cunningham
County- Montgomery
Enrollment- 996
Last Season’s Record- 10-2, lost to Jackson North Side in 4A second round
Region- 5-4A
Head Coach- Jeff Tomlinson (27-46 in seven years at Montgomery Central)
Offensive Coordinator- Jeff Tomlinson
Defensive Coordinator- Larry Lepowski
Offense- Double Slot
Defense- 3-5-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (6 Off/2 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Kaleb Lane (DL, Sr.), Lakendriez Sanders (FB/LB, Sr.), Nick Rye (OL, Sr.), Logan Sykes (QB/S, Soph.), Mason Tomlinson (OL, Sr.), Colton Higdon (OL, Sr.), Parker Denton (OL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Ben Dawson (QB/LB), Jacob Scott (OL/DL), Justin Straw (DB), Zach Gibbons (S/WR), Dylan Williams (LB), Jaden Flake (LB), Devontay Skelton (RB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Portland Panthers
City- Portland
County- Sumner
Enrollment- 1,073
Last Season’s Record- 6-5, lost to Jackson North Side in 4A first round
Region- 5-4A
Head Coach- Greg Cavanah (14-38 in five years at Portland)
Offensive Coordinator-Mark Nelson
Defensive Coordinator- Tony Adams
Offense- Wing T/Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (8 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Kaleb Mandrell (QB/DB, Sr.), Thomas Rodriquez (OL, Sr.), Kaleb Allen (TE/LB, Sr.), Logan Summers (OL/DL, Sr.), Malachi Bostic (OL/DL, Sr.), Jovi Lugo (FS/K, Sr.), Raymond Betancur (OL, Sr.), Cade Box (RB/DB, Jr.), Devyn Fuqua (FB/ILB, Jr.), Garrett Smith (OL, Soph.)
Key Losses- Josh Dutcher (FB/LB), Bryson Dowlen (RB/DB), Blake Curtis (QB/WR/DB), Isaiah Lackey (RB/LB), Grayson Stubblefield (TE/LB), Zach Brito (WR/DB), James Tice (OL/DE)
Streak Going Into 2019- four game losing streak

 

Springfield Yellow Jackets
City- Springfield
County- Robertson
Enrollment- 1,140
Last Season’s Record- 11-3, lost to Haywood in 4A Semifinals
Region- 5-4A
Head Coach- Dustin Wilson (51-36 in seven years at Springfield)
Offensive Coordinator- Enoch Hill
Defensive Coordinator- Drew Wilson
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (5 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Kevontay White (DB, Sr.), Mikie Neal (FB/LB, Sr.), Austin Stiltner (OL/DL, Sr.), Cale Jones, (ATH, Sr.), Tres Haley (OL, Jr.), Christian Trujillo (OLB, Sr.), Yonel Rodriguez (MLB/FB, Sr.), Kevontez Hudson (OLB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Dayron Johnson (WR/FS), Bryan Hayes (ATH), Benjamin Galluzzi (FB), Tre Ellis (OL), Keith Jones (RB), Montrell Baker (DE/RB), Cory Bigsbee (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

White House Heritage Patriots
City- White House
County- Robertson
Enrollment- 627
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 5-4A
Head Coach- Stetson Dickerson (1-9 in one year at WHH)
Offensive Coordinator- Matt Duncan
Defensive Coordinator- Stetson Dickerson
Offense- 2 Back Gun
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2015
Key Returnees- Daniel Evans (OL, Sr.), Parker Deaton (DB/RB, Sr.), Christian Yerta (OL, Sr.), Trenton Tuttle (LB/TE, Sr.), Eli Arnett (OL/DL, Sr.), Steven Hensley (FB/LB, Sr.), Dyllan Solis (FB/DL, Sr.), Jackson Mapes (RB/LB, Jr.), Tim Freel (WR/DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Jalen Witham (WR/LB), John Glodoski (OL/DL), Jevon Eddings (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

White House Blue Devils
City- White House
County- Sumner
Enrollment- 846
Last Season’s Record- 6-4
Region- 5-4A
Head Coach- Ryan Hamilton (0-0 in first year at White House)
Offensive Coordinator- Ryan Hamilton
Defensive Coordinator- David Wilson
Offense- Pro
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (4 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Logan Neufeld (DB/WR, Sr.), Wyatt Walter (OL/DL, Sr.), Curtis Palmer (TE/DE, Sr.), Kevin Tate (DB/WR, Sr.), Skylar Holcomb (DB/WR, Sr.), Evan Webster (DB/WR, Sr.), Evan Shankle (LB/FB, Jr.), Kalvin Williams (TE/DE, Sr.), Colby Taylor (LB/FB, Sr.), Dylan Mullins (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Colby Jackson (OL), Cameron Casanova (WR) Andrew Nixon (QB) Preston Sharber (TB) Will Frazer (DB) Keyvan Dickerson (LB) Jacob Harper (K) Ethan Ring (OL) Austin Bryant (OL) Joey Cartwright (DT) Ethan Rainey (DE)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game winning streak

 

Chester County Eagles
City- Henderson
County- Chester
Enrollment- 859
Last Season’s Record- 2-8, lost to Springfield in 4A first round
Region- 6-4A
Head Coach- Steve Robinson (2-8 in one year at Chester County)
Offensive Coordinator- Steve Robinson
Defensive Coordinator- Randall Todd
Offense- Multiple Two Back
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 7 (3 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Timothy Legg (OT/DT, Sr.), Riley Bland (OT, Jr.), Jackson Thomas (LB/TE, Sr.), Tristin McClain (RB/S, Sr.), Dalton Lollar (OL/DE, Sr.), Ellis Patterson (RB/DE, Soph.)
Key Losses- Peyton Doles (RB/LB), Logan Denbow (RB), Jack Cagle (QB), Kenzie Huddleston (FS), Peyton Anderson (OL), Nick Wallis (OL), Zach Thomas (DL), Jusino Prather (WR)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Hardin County Tigers
City- Savannah
County- Hardin
Enrollment- 1,079
Last Season’s Record- 8-3, lost to Montgomery Central in 4A first round
Region- 6-4A
Head Coach- Matthew Smith (55-34 in eight years at Hardin)
Offensive Coordinator- Alex Seaton
Defensive Coordinator- Clint Arendall
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (6 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Rivers Hunt (QB, Jr.), Hudson Wolfe (TE/DL, Jr.), Briley Gooch (DL, Sr.), Keiren Siner (WR/DB, Sr.), Eli Williams (WR/DB, Sr.), Trey Scruggs (RB, Sr.), John Whitley (RB/LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Tyler Hardin (OL), Gavin Munz (LB), Corey Riley (DE), Mac Short (LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Jackson North Side Indians
City- Jackson
County- Madison
Enrollment- 872
Last Season’s Record- 8-5, lost to Springfield in 4A Quarterfinals
Region- 6-4A
Head Coach- Jesse Powell (8-5 in one year at JNS)
Offensive Coordinator- Jesse Powell
Defensive Coordinator- Tim Tharpe
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 40
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- DeKylan Genesy (S, Sr.), Jason Sneed (DB, Sr.), Cortez Chandler (LB, Sr.), Julius Jackson (LB, Sr.), Xavier Long (S, Sr.), Jamari Poindexter (S, Sr.), Jordan Williams (DT, Sr.), Jaylon Murphy (DE, Sr.), Kobee Merriweather (NT, Sr.), Camaryon Jones (QB, Sr.), Haynes Holt (RB, Sr.), C.J. Jones (RB, Sr.), Tyler Arnold (OL, Sr.), Omar Jenkins (OL, Sr.), Alvin Howse (WR, Jr.)
Key Losses- Kevin Albea (DL), Steve Collins (LB), Everett Charles (WR), , Nakia Mercer (ATH), Kameron Farrington (ATH), Evan Johnson (QB), Ethan Ferguson (OL), Tahjae Johnson (DE), Mason Robinson (LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Jackson South Side Hawks
City- Jackson
County- Madison
Enrollment- 877
Last Season’s Record- 10-2, lost to Springfield in 4A second round
Region- 6-4A
Head Coach- Tyler Reeder (19-13 in three years at JSS)
Co-Offensive Coordinators- Derek Carr and Brent McNeal
Defensive Coordinator- Tyler Reeder
Offense- Pro
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (4 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Jahiem Greer (OL, Sr.), Jace Deaton (OL, Jr.), Tyrelle Turner (WR/DB, Sr.), Travis Hartshaw (WR, Soph.), Harold Ingram (S, Sr.), Desean Pope (FS, Jr.), Timothy Douglas (LB, Sr.), Jadarius Neely (NG, Sr.), Lequarious Williamson (DE, Sr.)
Key Losses- Devin Bowers (LB), Frazier Ellison (WR/DB), Matthew Steen (K) Austin Clark (FB/LB), Tyler Carver (QB), Ronald Stewart (OL/DE), Eric Latham (RB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Lexington Tigers
City- Lexington
County- Henderson
Enrollment- 876
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 6-4A
Head Coach- Bryant Hollingsworth (90-42 in 11 years at Lexington)
Offensive Coordinator- Bryant Hollingsworth
Defensive Coordinator- Dewond Johnson
Offense- Pro I
Defense- 40
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (8 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Duerel Bard (LB/TE, Sr.), Jaden Horn (FB, Sr.), Braxton Grice (QB, Sr.), Kenneth Jones (RB, Jr.), Myles Mayo (RB, Jr.), Josh Williams (OL, Jr.), Andrerius Swift (OL, Jr.), Jordan Smith (QB/WR, Jr.), Keyonte Moffitt (DB, Sr.), Hayden Anderson (OL, Sr.), Trevon Johnson (OL, Soph.), Kenneth Jones (RB, Jr.), Hunter James (LB, Jr.), Mason Sanders (LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Elijah Ujcich (LB), Jamie Pearson (DT), Will Greenway (DT), Travelle Talley (LB), Tyler Hugeley (OL), Mason Kizer (LB), Caleb Sturgill (OL)
Streak Going Into 2019- seven game losing streak

 

Liberty Crusaders
City- Jackson
County- Madison
Enrollment- 1,008
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 6-4A
Head Coach- Orentheus Taylor (9-41 overall, 2-18 in two years at Liberty)
Offensive Coordinator- Damien Willis
Defensive Coordinator- Sheldon Dawson
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (7 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Darnell Gray (RB, Sr.), Christian Anderson (OL/DL, Sr.), Anthony Brown (QB/WR/DB, Soph.), Adarius Pendergrass (QB/DB, Jr.), Kendall Johnson (DE, Sr.) Quantavious Mays (LB/FB, Sr.), Allenton Thorpe (WR/DB, Sr.), Ahmani Bishop (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Jeremiah Fitzhugh (DE), Stephun Bush (LB), Saidrick Pewitte (RB), Gianni Thomas (DL), Dewon Grubbs (RB/WR), Preston Howard (OL)
Streak Going Into 2019- five game losing streak

 

Crockett County Cavaliers
City- Alamo
County- Crockett
Enrollment- 857
Last Season’s Record- 6-6, lost to Dyersburg in 4A second round
Region- 7-4A
Head Coach- Kevin Ward (126-52 overall, 50-30 in seven years at Crockett)
Offensive Coordinator- Josh Fronabarger
Defensive Coordinator- Josh Holt
Offense- Flex Bone
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (5 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Josh Owens (LB/RB, Sr.), Nate Sarver (LB/FB, Sr.), Luke Pratt (QB/P, Sr.), Zack Stephenson (OT/DT, Sr.), Marquarvious Webb (OLB/RB, Sr.), Tyren Braggs (DT, Sr.), Tyler Riggsbee (OG, Sr.)
Key Losses- Eli Myrick (WR), Jacob Rhodes (DB), Sam Myrick (OL), Braven Harton (OL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Dyersburg Trojans
City- Dyersburg
County- Dyer
Enrollment- 729
Last Season’s Record- 12-1, lost to Haywood in 4A Quarterfinals
Region- 7-4A
Head Coach- Bart Stowe (136-76 overall, 81-36 in 10 years at Dyersburg)
Offensive Coordinator- Bart Stowe
Defensive Coordinator- Matthew Shearon
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (4 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Sean Harris (OL/DL, Sr.), Jacob Bell (OL/DL, Sr.), Trae Taylor (RB/DB, Sr.), Brandon Miller (RB/DB, Sr.), Israel Barbee (RB/DB, Jr.), Darris Harris (RB/LB, Sr.), Trevino King (WR/DB, Sr.), Tyler Lee (WR/DB, Sr.), Dre Welch (OL/DL, Sr.), Clay Welch (K, Sr.) Christian Fisher (TE/LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Chris Russell (LB/RB), Daviaon Henderson (LB/RB), Preston Seyl (DB/QB), Reed Bona (LB/WB), Garthaddeus Harrell (LB/RB), Justin Brown (DL/OL), Cedrick Currie (DL/OL), Sky HIckman (DL/OL), Franklin Agee (DL/OL), Landrey Bordian (DL/OL), Sam Andrews (DL/OL), Garret Moore (P)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Haywood Tomcats
City- Brownsville
County- Haywood
Enrollment- 846
Last Season’s Record- 10-5, lost to Greeneville in 4A title game
Region- 7-4A
Head Coach- Chris Smith (31-16 overall, 0-0 in first year at Haywood)
Offensive Coordinator- Chris Smith
Defensive Coordinator- Logan Rebstock
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (5 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Darion Williamson (WR/LB, Sr.), Kendall Bond (OL, Sr.), Marquis Pugh (LB/WR, Sr.), Andrew Reed (S, Sr.), Atlex Evans (RB, Jr.), Benard McDowell (DE/TE, Sr.)
Key Losses- Deyondrius Hines (ATH), Taylor Shields (WR), Decourtney Reed (RB), Jakobe Swift (DB), Jerwin Young (DL), Emanuel Beard (DL), Sherron Hines (OL), Jackson Pettigrew (OL), Trotavius Green (LB), Derrion Bell (DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Obion County Rebels
City- Troy
County- Obion
Enrollment- 834
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 7-4A
Head Coach- Paul Decker (10-32 in four years at Obion)
Offensive Coordinator- John Buchanan
Defensive Coordinator- Paul Decker
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-3 Stack
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (6 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Coby Priest (QB/DB, Sr.), Austin Cavin (WR/DB, Sr.), Hunter Lucy (OL/ DL, Sr.), John Kersey (OL/DL, Sr.),Brennen Finnell (OL/DL, Jr.), Devon Kerns (RB/LB, Jr.), Dakota Petty (OL/DL, Jr.), Nick Chappell (WR/DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Luke Garrigan (LB/FB), Ethan Choate (LB), Jaxon Jones (WR/LB), Blake Wilson (WR/LB), Landon Starks (OL/DL), Will Thomas Moore (OL/DL), JaReese Thomas (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- two game losing streak

 

Ripley Tigers
City- Ripley
County- Lauderdale
Enrollment- 791
Last Season’s Record- 4-8, lost to Haywood in 4A second round
Region- 7-4A
Head Coach- Justin Cruse (6-14 in two years at Ripley)
Offensive Coordinator- Blake Stigall
Co-Defensive Coordinators- Sean McCormick and Don Myers
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (6 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Corterrion Moore (RB, Jr.), Hunter Crowder (QB, Sr.), Gage Barham (ATH, Sr.), Kewonte Smith (DL, Jr.), Ke’Darius Currie (WR/DB, Sr.), David Owen (OL, Jr.), Bradley Johnson (DB/LB, Sr.), Philander Draine (LB/WB, Jr.), Trevon Anderson (DB/RB, Sr.), AJ Webster (LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Tyler Ross (QB), Bryant Evans (LB), Tae McKinnis (LB), Cedric Maben (WR/DB), Keontae Hall (DL), Brian Taylor (DL), Tyler Rogers(DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Bolton Wildcats
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 832
Last Season’s Record- 0-10
Region- 8-4A
Head Coach- C.J. Marshall (0-0 in first year at Bolton)
Offensive Coordinator- C.J. Marshall
Defensive Coordinator- Rico Washington
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 6 (3 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Bryant Coleman (LB, Sr.), Cameron Gibson (OL/DL, Sr.), Percy Bullard II (DB/WR, Sr.), Devin Whitley (OL/DL, Soph.), Elvis Simpson (QB, Soph.), Demario House (ATH, Soph.), Cameron Wright (LB, Soph.), Caleb Coleman (WR/DB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Ryan Bevel (QB), Dionte Coleman (OL/DL), Armonde Crenshaw (DB/WR), Jameion Herron (OL/DL), Brandon Hargrove (DB/WR), Jemeriah Tucker (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- 10 game losing streak

 

Craigmont Chiefs
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 755
Last Season’s Record- 3-8, lost to Crockett County in 4A first round
Region- 8-4A
Head Coach- Cecil Van Hooks (66-76 in 13 years at Craigmont)
Offensive Coordinator- Cecil Van Hooks
Defensive Coordinator- Jesse Allen
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Jeremy Braden (OL/DL, Jr.), Micheal Cashaw (RB, Jr.), Elijah Cashwell (S/WR, Soph.), Lacey Taper (DB/WR, Jr.), Archie Robinson (DT, Jr.)
Key Losses- Jakobie Watson (LB/DE), Tyriq Sanders (S/WR), Edward Rankin (DE), Brandon Johnson (WR/DB), Dashawn Jones (OL/NG), Jordan Braden (OL/DL), Joshua Johnson (OL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Fayette Ware Wildcats
City- Somerville
County- Fayette
Enrollment- 843
Last Season’s Record- 3-8, lost to Haywood in 4A first round
Region- 8-4A
Head Coach- Michael Hodum (105-98 overall, 3-8 in one year at Fayette Ware)
Offensive Coordinator- Bo Wallace
Defensive Coordinator- Jordan Laxton
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Adrien Baskerville (OL/DL, Sr.), Landon Williams (OL/LB, Sr.), Timmyus Hill (RB/DB, Sr.), Trey Treadway OL/DL, Sr.), OJaheim Boyd (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Joshua Lewis (LB), Wilzarius Terry (WR), Trenton Hubbard (TE)
Streak Going Into 2019- three game losing streak

 

Millington Trojans
City- Millington
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 833
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Ripley in 4A first round
Region- 8-4A
Head Coach- Chris Michael (43-57 in nine years at Millington)
Offensive Coordinator- Daren Garcia
Defensive Coordinator- Dodd Gengenbach
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Tommy Clifton (QB, Sr.), Markees Flowers (OL, Sr.), Devin Knight (LB, Jr.), Reggie Cladwell (DB, Jr.), Adrian Dowell (DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Kyle Lindley (LB), Josh Allred (WR/FS), Zeb Marvin (WR/SS), Corey Smith (WR), Eddie Macklin (WR), Kaleb Macklin (OL/DL), Jerfonzo Smith (RB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

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