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Covering The Entire State Series: Class 5A Capsules

Covering The Entire State Series: Class 5A Capsules

Its the middle of July which means it’s time to cover the entire state, so this is the ninth year of my Covering the Entire State Series as I will look at Class 5A today.

 

Besides the team capsules, there is also a list of new 5A head coaches as well as the longest winning and losing streaks in 5A going into the 2019 season.

 

All 51 5A schools participated and their information is listed in alphabetical order by district.

 

New Faces In New Places- There are 14 new Class 5A coaches in 2019: Scotty Dykes, Cocke County; Caleb Slover, Morristown East; Scott Meadows, Carter; Scott Cummings, Knoxville Halls; Scott Branton, Seymour; Drew Akins, Walker Valley; Chad Watson, Gallatin; Mike Passan, Glencliff; Tom Moore, Hillwood; Preston Scott, Hunters Lane; Les Greer, Kenwood; Brandon Clark, Northeast; Neil Furnish, Northwest and Mike David, Brighton

Longest Winning Streaks in 5A going into 2019:
Knoxville Central- 13
Carter- 1
Kingsbury- 1
Powell- 1
Volunteer- 1

Longest Losing Streaks in 5A going into 2019:
Walker Valley- 13
Hunters Lane- 11
West Creek- 9
Northwest- 7
Seymour- 6

Longest Current Tenured 5A Coaches:
Jeremy Jenkins, Daniel Boone, 15 years
Anthony Crabtree, Beech, 14 years
Clark Duncan, South Doyle, 10 years
Duron Sutton, Ridgeway, 9 years
Rob Black, Fulton, 8 years
Justin Price, Campbell County, 8 years

 

Cherokee Chiefs
City- Rogersville
County- Hawkins
Enrollment- 1,074
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 1-5A
Head Coach- Cody Baugh (12-19 in three years at Cherokee)
Offensive Coordinator- Cody Baugh
Defensive Coordinator- Tyler Hensley
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (5 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Collin Trent (QB, Sr.), Connor Smith (ATH, Sr.), Jonas Leeper (WR/DB, Sr.), Caleb Haun (OL/DL, Sr.), Elijah Brice (RB/LB, Jr.), Bobe Allen (TE/LB, Jr.), Trent Price (RB/CB, Jr.), Brandon Ramsey (TE/DE, Jr.), Brayden Collins (TE/QB/DE, So.), Micah Jones (WR/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Japheth Curtsinger (RB/LB), Trey Courtney (WR/DB), Ben Redding (OL), Wesley Marshall (OL/DL), Ben Ives (OL/DL), Dawson Walker (K)
Streak Going Into 2019- five game losing streak

 

Cocke County Fighting Cocks
City- Newport
County- Cocke
Enrollment- 1,160
Last Season’s Record- 7-4, lost to Knoxville Central in 5A first round
Region- 1-5A
Head Coach- Scotty Dykes (0-0 in first year at Cocke County)
Offensive Coordinator- Scotty Dykes
Defensive Coordinator- Jeff Howard
Offense- Pro
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (5 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Conner Ramsey (WR/DB, Sr. ), Cole Gonzalez (DE, Jr.), Tyler Venerable (QB/S, Sr. ), Bryson Chiasson (OL, Sr.), Jesse Sauceman (WR/S, Jr.)
Key Losses- Jarren Ensley (QB), Carson Nichols (WR/DB), Mckayne Ramsey (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Daniel Boone Trailblazers
City- Gray
County- Washington
Enrollment- 1,231
Last Season’s Record- 9-3, lost to Knoxville Central in 5A second round)
Region- 1-5A
Head Coach- Jeremy Jenkins (94-70 in 15 years at Daniel Boone)
Co-Offensive Coordinators- Jesse Taylor and Ethan Good

Defensive Coordinator- Jerry Jenkins
Offense- One Back Shotgun
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (8 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Charlie Cole (RB, Sr.), Joe Jones (DB, Sr.), Devon White (LB, Jr.), Preston Miller (DB, Jr.), Phillip Page (WR, Jr.), Brennan Blair (WR, Jr.), Matthew Masters (OL, Jr.), Chandler Masters (OL, Jr.), Jake Sipos (OL, Jr.), Jacob Jenkins (K, Jr.), Cade Gray (K, Sr.)
Key Losses- Jeremiah Sullivan (OL), Austin Cox (DL), James Richardson (DL), Logan Rivers (LB), Peyton Nickels (DL), Isaiah Quaintance (OL), Easton Harrell (QB), Colton Adams (DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

David Crockett Pioneers
City- Jonesborough
County- Washington
Enrollment- 1,207
Last Season’s Record- 12-1, lost to Knoxville Central in 5A Quarterfinals
Region- 1-5A
Head Coach- Hayden Chandley (12-1 in one year at David Crockett)
Co-Offensive Coordinators- Ryan Burger and Kevin Ramsey
Defensive Coordinator- Hayden Chandley
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (3 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Cade Larkins (QB, Sr.), Prince Kollie (RB/DB, Jr.), Ronquille Joyner (RB, Sr.), Donta Hackler (WR, Sr.), Blaine Greer (OL/DL, Sr.), Tony Davis (OL/DL, Jr.)
Key Losses- John Kollie (WR/LB), Mark Seidler (TE/LB), Micah Robinson (DB/WR), Doc Coffey (OL/DL), Adrian Boles (OL/DL), J.R Giles (OL/DL),
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Morristown East Hurricanes
City- Morristown
County- Hamblen
Enrollment- 1,526
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 1-5A
Head Coach- Caleb Slover (18-44 overall, 0-0 in first year at East)
Offensive Coordinator- Levi Cooper
Defensive Coordinator- Randy Mouser
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (4 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- CJ Livesay (LB/RB, Sr.), Trevor Malone (WR/DB, Soph.), Daeshawn Harris (OL/DL, Jr.), Evan Seals (WR/DB, Sr.), Cole Henson (QB, Jr.), Raul Rangel (OL/DL, Jr.), Ahmad’Jai Fulton (RB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Jacob Ward (WR/DB), Will Westmoreland (TE/LB), Chris Whitaker (OL), Gave Cabera (OL), Alex Mercado (RB/DB), Dorian Carmichael (RB), Jaylon Long (OL), Tim Steinman (DE), Dakota Lewis (DE/TE)
Streak Going Into 2019- two game losing streak

 

Tennessee High Vikings
City- Bristol
County- Sullivan
Enrollment- 1,141
Last Season’s Record- 8-4, lost to David Crockett in 5A second round
Region- 1-5A
Head Coach- Mike Mays (35-32 in six years at Tennessee High)
Offensive Coordinator- Wally Profitt
Defensive Coordinator- Matt Chandler
Offense- Spread Wing
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (5 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Damian Duff (DE, Sr.), Jason Dhooghe (DE, Sr.), Kelvin Coleman (LB, Sr.), Nolan Wishon (TE, Sr., ETSU commitment), Cole McBrayer (QB, Sr.), Jaden Keller (RB/FS, Jr.), Isaiah Smith(RB/DB, Jr.), Reece Proffitt (WR/DB, Sr.), Jordan Thompson (OL, Sr.), Bryce Snyder (LB, Jr.), Connor Bailey (LB, Jr.), Trevor Dowdell (RB/DB, Sr.), Jacob Craft (K, Jr.)
Key Losses- Cade Mitchell (RB/S), Ryan Gibson (RB/S), Isaac Trivette (OL/DT), Wyatt Mullins (OL/DE), Joe Maggard (OT), Chandler Smith (OL), Jake Hollen (OL), CJ Hess (WR), Hunter Holt (RB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Volunteer Falcons
City- Church Hill
County- Hawkins
Enrollment- 1,068
Last Season’s Record- 3-8
Region- 1-5A
Head Coach- Justin Pressley (22-17 overall, 3-8 in one year at Volunteer)
Offensive Coordinator- Justin Pressley
Defensive Coordinator- Josh Castle
Offense- Spread/Multiple
Defense- 3-3-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 16 (7 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2007
Key Returnees- Eli Dorton (ATH, Sr.), Luke Bellamy (S, Sr.), Clay Snapp (OL/DL, Sr.), Christian Gibson (OL, Sr.), Dawson Dykes (ATH, Soph.), Peyton Derrick (WR, Sr.), Cam Johnson (RB, Jr.), Braden Allen (LB, Jr.), Garrison Barrett (QB, Soph.), Jacob Gladson (DB, Sr.), Jaiden Cutright (LB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Peyton Baker (WR), Joe Olterman (LB), Ben Dorton (OL), Tyler Bridgeman (DE)
Streak Going Into 2019-one game winning streak

 

Carter Hornets
City- Strawberry Plains
County- Knox
Enrollment- 911
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 2-5A
Head Coach- Scott Meadows (137-77 overall, 0-0 in first year at Carter)
Offensive Coordinator- Scott Meadows
Defensive Coordinator-Jeremy Wagner
Offense- Shotgun Wing T
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Kenneth Cox (RB/DB, Sr.), Nick Davidson (RB, Sr.), Elijah Brown (OL/DL, Sr.), Logan Jernigan (TE/DL, Sr.), Caleb Daugherty (OL/DL, Sr.), Austin Ramsey (WR/DB, Sr.), Blaine Galyon (RB/LB Sr.), Tim Flack (OL/DL, Jr.), Richard Melton (OL/DL, Jr.), Joshua Whittington (OL/DL, Jr.), Anthony Stocker (WR/DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Garrett Massey (OL/DL), Colin Norton (OL/DL), Jonathan Rynes (RB/DB), Trey Daugherty (FB/LB), Dillon Hensley (TE/LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game winning streak

 

Gibbs Eagles
City- Corryton
County- Knox
Enrollment- 1,023
Last Season’s Record- 6-5, lost to Daniel Bonne in 5A first round)
Region- 2-5A
Head Coach- Brad Turner (6-5 in one year at Gibbs)
Offensive Coordinator- Tyler Kitts
Defensive Coordinator- Brad Turner
Offense- Double Slot Triple Option
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (4 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Troy Davis (QB, Sr.), Garrison Abino (DL/OL, Sr.), Keegan Katz (RB/DB, Jr.), Ethan Humphries (RB, Sr.), Nick Odeneal (OL/DL, Sr.), Justin Summers (DE, Sr.), Clytavious Barnes (RB, Soph.), Jonathan Pursiful (DB/WR, Sr.)
Key Losses- Zach Meyers (LB/WR), Gavin Collins (RB/LB), Jamal Rorex (RB/S), Madon Allen (OL/DL), Dalton Wright (QB/S), Isiah Brooks (RB/LB), Brady Spangler (K)
Streak Going Into 2019- two game losing streak

 

Knoxville Central Bobcats
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 1,134
Last Season’s Record- 13-2, beat Henry County for 5A state title
Region- 2-5A
Head Coach- Bryson Rosser (47-20 in five years at Central)
Offensive Coordinator- Bryson Rosser
Defensive Coordinator- Nick Craney
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Dakota Fawver (QB, Sr.), Eli Sharp (QB, Sr.), Braden Gaston (WR/DB, Sr.), Malik Robinson (LB, Sr.), Tyler Bost (LB, Sr.), Jason Merritts (RB/DB, Sr.), Makhi Anderson (RB/DB, Sr.), Kalib Fortner (LB, Jr.), Liam Fortner (WR/DB, Jr.), Zac Ridner (OL, Sr.), Noah Parker (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Ja’Kobi Troutman (OL/DL), Jalynn Clemons (DL/OL), Philip Young (DE/TE) Daunte Holliday (DB/WR), Demetrien Johnson (WR/DB), Trey’sean Moore (RB/DB), Xavier Washington (DB), Devone Moss (RB), Da’Veon Hall (OL)
Streak Going Into 2019- 13 game winning streak

 

Knoxville Halls Red Devils
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 1,258
Last Season’s Record- 5-6, lost to David Crockett in 5A first round
Region- 2-5A
Head Coach- Scott Cummings (125-79 overall, 0-0 in first year at Halls)
Offensive Coordinator- Scott Cummings
Defensive Coordinator- Zach Brown
Offense- Split Back Veer
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (4 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Zayne Glenn (OL, Sr.), Aeneas Halouma (OL, Sr.), Jake Parris (RB/SS, Sr.), Brett McMahan (LB, Sr.), Hunter Cox (RB, Sr.), Ty Hurst (RB/DB, Sr.), Ty Humphrey (QB, Jr.), Avery Robertson (TE/DE, Sr.)
Key Losses- Stanton Herd (DT), Warren Morelock (OL), Sean Madigan (WR), Sheldon James (ATH), Justin Peters (DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Sevier County Smoky Bears
City- Sevierville
County- Sevier
Enrollment- 1,158
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 2-5A
Head Coach- Tony Ligenfelter (31-28 in five years at Sevier County)
Offensive Coordinator- Jonathan Brewer
Defensive Coordinator- Todd Loveday
Offense- No Huddle Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Brayden Hurst (WR/DB, Sr.), Sebastion Nelson (RB/DB, Sr.), Tyler Wilson (TE/LB, Jr.), Camryn Newman (WR/DB, Sr.), Franco Mendoza (OL, Sr.), Eli Vaughn (NG, Sr.), Caleb McKinzie (WR/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Chris Bohanan (OG), Dalton Mitchell (OL), Colin Russell (WR/DB), Dylan McGaha (LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- two game losing streak

 

Seymour Eagles
City- Seymour
County- Sevier
Enrollment- 1,009
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 2-5A
Head Coach- Scott Branton (0-0 in one year at Seymour)
Offensive Coordinator- Scott Branton
Defensive Coordinator- Keegan Newport
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (7 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2015
Key Returnees- Grayson Campbell (QB/DB, Sr.), Gabriel Kitts (RB/LB, Sr.), Liam Luttrell (WR/DB, Jr.), J. D. Kandell (WR/DB, Jr.), Eli Kwasney (OL/DL, Sr.), Brendon Harris (RB/LB, Soph.), Bryan Rhoton (OL/DL, Sr.), Chris Steers (OL/DL, Jr.), Buzz King (OL/DL, Sr.), Michael Nevins (WR/LB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Cameron Dyer (WR/DB), Jeremiah Cataline (WR/DB), Noah Spradlin (RB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- six game losing streak

 

South Doyle Cherokees
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 1,088
Last Season’s Record- 7-4, lost to Tennessee High in 5A first round
Region- 2-5A
Head Coach- Clark Duncan (176-135 overall, 55-61 in 10 years at South Doyle)
Offensive Coordinator- Rusty Partin
Defensive Coordinator- Jay Whinery
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 19 (10 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Elijah Young (RB/DB, Sr., Missouri commitment), Mason Brang (QB, Sr.), Jordun Wilson (OL/DL, Sr.), Nate Adebayo (RB/DB, Sr.), Nate Barrier (TE/LB, Sr.), David Potter (OL/DL, Sr.), Santana Curtis (WR/DB, Sr.), Ezra Young Mostella (WR/DB, Sr.), David Hull (OL/DL, Jr.), Noah Meyers (RB/LB, Jr.), Terrell Brown (WR/LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Ton’Quez Ball (WR/DB), Farrell Scott (TE/LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- three game losing streak

 

Campbell County Cougars
City- Jacksboro
County- Campbell
Enrollment- 1,304
Last Season’s Record- 4-6
Region- 3-5A
Head Coach- Justin Price (49-38 in eight years at Campbell County)
Offensive Coordinator- Justin Price
Defensive Coordinator- Matt Price
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (6 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Javan McCulley (DL, Sr.), Devlin Dukes (WR, Sr), Chaz Duverney (OL, Sr.), Daymon Seiber (LB, Sr.), Dale Wiseman (RB/LB, Sr.), Cahron Williams (WR/DB, Jr.), Makyle Shepard (WR/DB, Jr.), Ben Conrad (OL, Jr.), Aaron Ellison (WR/DB, Soph.), CJ Allen (RB/LB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Brandon Dison (OL), Drew Jordan (LB/WR), Preston Bowman (WR/DB), Zack Phillips (OL/DL), Jordan Tolliver (OL), Eric Hopper (DL), Landon Addington (QB/DB), Alex Gross (LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- three game losing streak

 

Clinton Dragons
City- Clinton
County- Anderson
Enrollment- 1,123
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Soddy Daisy in 5A first round
Region- 3-5A
Head Coach- Randy McKamey (95-46 overall, 6-15 in two years at Clinton)
Offensive Coordinator- Randy McKamey
Defensive Coordinator- Corey Boatman
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (5 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Jacob Brock (QB/FS, Jr.), Trevor Linderman (OL/DL, Jr.), Evan Winchester (RB/FS, Sr.), Blake Cooper (RB/LB, Sr.), Conner Moody (RB/LB, Soph.), Ty Herrell (OL/DL, Sr.), Bryce Cottingim (RB/DB, Sr.), Bryce Collins (P/TE/DE, Sr.), Will Briggs (LB, Sr.), Gavin Bolinger (OL, Jr.), Eli Deshomme (RB/DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Reagan McKamey (RB/FS), Luke Johnson (OL/LB), Isaiah Washington (RB/DB), Andrew Shoopman (RB/DB), Cody Parker (WR/DB), Josh Breeden (RB/DB), Zack Page (OL/DL), Luke Harrison (QB/DB), Jackson Leinart (LB), Christian Hopper (OL/DL), Johnny Hunter (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Fulton Falcons
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 970
Last Season’s Record- 10-2, lost to Knoxville Catholic in 5A second round
Region- 3-5A
Head Coach- Rob Black (88-19 in eight years at Fulton)
Offensive Coordinator- Justin Long
Co-Defensive Coordinators- Jason Harbison and Jeff McMillan
Offense-Multiple Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 7 (4 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Demarcus Cash (OL/DE, Sr.), Dearius Farmer (OL/DE, Sr.), James Coleman (OL/DL, Sr.), Joshua Jones (DB/WR, Sr.), Cam Stokes (OL/DL, Soph.), Tommy Sweat (QB/FS, Jr.), Bill Anderson (OL/DL, Soph.), Seth Vaughn (OL/DL, Soph.), Jey Riddle (QB/WR/DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Xavier Malone (QB), JaShaun Fenderson (WR/DB), Deshawn Page (FB/LB), Deshaun McKinney (WR/DB), Robquan Thomas (RB/LB), J’Coryan Anderson (RB/LB), Michael Hobby (TE/LB), Shamond Moreland (DB/S), Trevaughn Clark (OL/DE), Jeryn Cole (OL/DL), Kenny Buley (DB/WR), Kevin Johnson (DB/WR)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Karns Beavers
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 1,334
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 3-5A
Head Coach- Brad Taylor (63-50 overall, 8-22 in three years at Karns)
Offensive Coordinator- Brad Taylor
Defensive Coordinator- Matt Childress
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2011
Key Returnees- Trey Hawkins (WR/DB, Sr.), Jalen Tucker (WR/LB, Sr.), Neyland Fendley (OL/DL, Sr.), Zach Forsythe (RB/DE, Sr.), Logan Ewing (OL, Jr.), Jacob Landsman (LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Daniel Kitts (QB), Thomas Harper (WR/DB/KR), Teahzjawon Hodge-Harper (RB/DB), James Brinkley (RB/LB), Edson Guity-Castro (K), Jake Brown (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Knoxville West Rebels
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 1,383
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Knoxville Catholic in 5A first round
Region- 3-5A
Head Coach- Lamar Brown (82-47 overall, 11-12 in two years at West)
Offensive Coordinator- Tracy Malone
Defensive Coordinator- Barron Chandler
Offense- Power Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (8 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Drew Francis (LB, Sr.), Tyrece Edwards (DE, Sr.), Tyrell Ragland (OL, Sr.), Sebatian Latorre (P, Sr.)
Key Losses- William Savoy (LB), Ben Skvara (LB), Jackson Snodgrass (OL/LB), Demarcus Nelson (S/LB), Will Eggleston (WR), Xavier Davis (DB), Tre Everson (DB), Cyrus Howell (DE)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Oak Ridge Wildcats
City- Oak Ridge
County- Anderson
Enrollment- 1,381
Last Season’s Record- 10-3, lost to Knoxville Catholic in 5A Quarterfinals
Region- 3-5A
Head Coach- Joe Gaddis (315-128 overall, 57-16 in six years at Oak Ridge)
Offensive Coordinator- Brian Wyatt
Defensive Coordinator- Jeff Miner
Offense- Spread Option
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Jaxon Adams (DE/TE, Jr.), Jacob Adams (LB/TE, Sr.), Isaiah Johnson (WR/DB, Sr.), Tyrell Romano (RB/LB, Sr.), Jack Replogle (WR/DB, Sr.), Matthew Calhoun (OL/LB, Sr.), Darius Stewart (OL/DL, Sr.), Robert Hill (OL/DL, Jr.), Samuel Hensley (OL/DL, Sr.), Issair Franquez (OL/DL, Sr.), Tyler Galloway (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Jeremy Mitchell (WR/LB), Caelan Thompson (RB/DB), Jordan Graham (RB), Kai’Reese Pendergrass (WR/DB), Herbert Booker (QB/DB), TJ Johnson (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

Powell Panthers
City- Powell
County- Knox
Enrollment- 1,299
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 3-5A
Head Coach- Matt Lowe (80-56 overall, 2-8 in one year at Powell)
Offensive Coordinator- Josh Jones
Defensive Coordinator- Micaiah Smoker
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2012
Key Returnees- Michael Treadwell (OL, Sr.), Cade Ballinger (OL, Sr.), Spencer Rudder (OL, Sr.), Walker Trusley, (QB, Sr.), Tyler Kirkess (WR, Sr.), Colton Webb (DE, Sr.), Eli Owens (LB, Sr.), Bailor Hughes (DB/WR, Sr.), Jake Wyrick (OL, Jr.), Fernando Frances (RB, Jr.), Colby Wheeler (DL, Jr.), Jordan Brown (LB, Jr.), Daniel Stanford (LB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Riley Bryant (WR/DB), James Hyman (K), Colton Webb (OL/DL, Sr.) Chase Morgan (OL), Alvin Stacy (DL), Duece Shreve (QB/DB), Carson Cole (QB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game winning streak

 

Lenoir City Panthers
City- Lenoir City
County- Loudon
Enrollment- 1,154
Last Season’s Record- 5-6, lost to Fulton in 5A first round
Region- 4-5A
Head Coach- Jeff Cortez (18-37 in five years at Lenoir City)
Offensive Coordinator- Matt Coe
Defensive Coordinator- Jeff Cortez
Offense- West Coast Wing Bone
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 7 (2 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Cody Wilhite (SS/WR, Sr.), Nathan Conway (RB/LB, Sr.), Colby Clark (LB/TE, Sr.), Jonah Rittenhouse (LB/TE, Sr.) Justin Womack (LB/FB, Sr.), Tucker Yancey (DT/OT, Jr.), Triston Bowman (DE/G, Sr.), Isaac Hodge (P/DB/WR, Sr.)
Key Losses- Gabe Williams (QB), Cody Clevenger (WR/FS), Preston Adams (RB/SS), Kaleb Aikens (TE/LB), Devin Noah (RB/DB), Dakota Ezell (OT), Gilberto Granados (OT/DT), Tyler Lawson (OG/DT), Hunter Wright (DE/FB), Kevin Crabtree (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- three game losing streak

 

Rhea County Golden Eagles
City- Evensville
County- Rhea
Enrollment- 1,402
Last Season’s Record- 4-6, lost to Oak Ridge in 5A first round
Region- 4-5A
Head Coach- Mark Pemberton (214-90 overall, 51-22 in six years at Rhea County)
Offensive Coordinator- Mark Pemberton
Defensive Coordinator- Craig Moser
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Bradley Goodwin (RB/LB, Sr.), Jackson Langley (RB/LB, Sr.), Nicholas Sherrill (OL, Sr.), Jacob Stringfellow (OL, Sr.) Asa Patton (OL, Sr ), Caleb Stampe (OL/DL, Sr.), Avery Alday (TE/LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Chandler Kaylor (TE/LB), Zack Pemberton (QB), Aubrey Smith (WR/DB), Payton Dugger (OL/DL), Colton Edwards (OL/DL), Kaleb Laws (TE), Garrett Smith (OL/DL), Gavin Morrison (RB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- three game losing streak

 

Soddy Daisy Trojans
City- Soddy Daisy
County- Hamilton
Enrollment- 1,180
Last Season’s Record- 6-5, lost to Oak Ridge in 5A second round
Region- 4-5A
Head Coach- Justin Barnes (29-35 in six years at Soddy Daisy)
Offensive Coordinator- Justin Barnes
Co-Defensive Coordinators- Tommy Morrell and Cody Raborn
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-5-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (9 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Hayden Maynor (RB/LB, Sr.), Landen Reece (WR/LB, Sr.), Mason Chambers (OL/DL, Sr.), Landon Maynor (WR/DB, Jr.), Jonathan Rathman (OL/DL, Sr.), Preston Begley (OL/DL, Sr.), Will Riddick (OL/DL, Sr.), Izek Hoppe (FB/LB, Sr.), Landon Lewis (RB/LB, Jr.), Isaac Barnes (QB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Garrett Richardson (WR/DB), Ben Jenkins (FB/LB), Gavin Chambers (QB), TJ Patton (RB/LB), Talon Mann (OL/DL), Jerick Cooke (FB/LB), Spencer Gore (QB/DB), Noah Howard (DB), TJ Patton (LB), Cooper Chambers (DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Walker Valley Mustangs
City- Cleveland
County- Bradley
Enrollment- 1,491
Last Season’s Record- 0-10
Region- 4-5A
Head Coach- Drew Akins (0-0 in first year at Walker Valley)
Co-Offensive Coordinators- Durelle Wood and David Shonts
Defensive Coordinator- Taylor Harvey
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-3 Stack
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 20 (10 Off/10 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Kallum Lowe (LB, Jr.), Dyllan Jenkins (LB, Jr.), Griffin Broome (QB/ATH, Sr.), Noah Duprey (WR, Sr.), Reid Gibson Jr. (WR, Jr.), Hayden Gibson (OL, Sr.), Daniel Denton (QB/ATH, Jr.), Trevor Vines (OL, Jr.), Christian Van Dusen (DE, Jr.), Brice Hixson (DE, Sr.)
Key Losses- Dylan Allender (LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- 13 game losing streak

 

Columbia Lions
City- Columbia
County- Maury
Enrollment- 1,358
Last Season’s Record- 4-6
Region- 5-5A
Head Coach- Jason Hoath (22-31 overall, 11-20 in three years at Columbia)
Offensive Coordinator- John Moore
Defensive Coordinator- Josh Taylor
Offense- Pro
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (5 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Josh Hann (DT, Sr.), David Bailey (DE, Sr.), Blake Simmons (WR, Sr.), Keelan Littlejohn (OL, Sr.), Carter Szydlowski (OL/DL, Jr.), Christian Biggers (RB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Darien Davis (QB), Dontavius Brown (WR/DB), Bryce Mangrum (SS), Jack Quinn (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Franklin County Rebels
City- Winchester
County- Franklin
Enrollment- 1,291
Last Season’s Record- 5-5
Region- 5-5A
Head Coach- Mac McCurry (255-76 overall, 10-10 in two years at Franklin County)
Offensive Coordinator- Mac McCurry
Defensive Coordinator- Mike Head
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (6 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2010
Key Returnees- Tajh Taylor (LB, Sr.), Riley Ingle (ATH, Sr.), Mason Mitchell (TE, Sr.), Luke Owens (DB, Sr.), DeAndre Young (DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Michael Fuqua (RB/WR), Hunter Hangar (LB), Jabrlye Hill (OL), Trenton Gilliland (OL)
Streak Going Into 2019- two game losing streak

 

Lincoln County Falcons
City- Fayetteville
County- Lincoln
Enrollment- 1,175
Last Season’s Record- 5-6, lost to Hillsboro in 5A first round
Region- 5-5A
Head Coach- Tim Johnson (64-41 overall, 5-6 in on year at Lincoln)
Offensive Coordinator- Eddie Cunningham
Defensive Coordinator- Tim Johnson
Offense- Spread Gun
Defense- Even Front
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (8 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Rudy Cooper (RB/WR/DB, Sr.), Jake Sorrells (QB, Sr.), Wes Jenkins (RB/DB, Sr.), Alec Scivallly (DE/RB, Sr.), Landon Smith (LB/RB, Sr.), Reid Hardin (K, Jr.), Garrett Lee (OL, Sr.), Kole Phillips (OL, Sr.), Wesley Thorton (WR/DB, Sr.), Tyler West (LB, Jr.), Will Ogle (OT/DT, Sr.), Trey Dempsey (WR/DB, Sr.), Parker Webb (DB/WR/QB, Soph.), Trey Allen (RB/OLB, Jr. Fayetteville transfer), Josiah Jenkins (WR/DB, Sr.), Sam Easom (DB/TE, Sr.)
Key Losses- Tucker Webb (RB/LB), Cade Cooper (WR/DB), A.J. Alcorn (WR/DB), Jason Betz (LB/RB), Will Ogle (OL/DT), Christian Counts (LB), Will Mullins (OL)
Streak Going Into 2019- two game losing streak

 

Page Patriots
City- Franklin
County- Williamson
Enrollment- 1,139
Last Season’s Record- 10-2, lost to Beech in 5A second round
Region- 5-5A
Head Coach- Charles Rathbone (50-30 in seven years at Page)
Offensive Coordinator- Miller Polk
Defensive Coordinator- Brooks Smith
Offense- Spread
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (5 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Cade Walker (QB, Sr.), Austin Harshaw (LB, Sr.), Miles Bonn (WR, Sr.), Joel Meier (TE/LB, Sr.), Brady Buckley (DB/WR, Sr.), Simon Simmons (WR/DB, Sr.), Jacob Dahl (OL/DL, Sr.) Nick Hurd (RB/LB, Sr.), Til Cheshire (WR, Sr.), Colby Burns (DB, Sr.), Max Vanlandingham (DL, Sr.), Bubba Johnson (RB, Sr., Spring Hill transfer)
Key Losses- Michael Burdick (WR/DB), Luke Bowers (RB/LB), Ian Smith (OL/DL), Quincy Compton (RB/DB), Jackson Satterfield (RB/LB), Sam Cramer (TE/DL), Nick Michell (WR)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Shelbyville Golden Eagles
City- Shelbyville
County- Bedford
Enrollment- 1,493
Last Season’s Record- 9-3, lost to Hillsboro in 5A second round
Region- 5-5A
Head Coach- Justin Palmer (25-19 overall, 22-12 in three years at Shelbyville)
Offensive Coordinator- D.J. Emerson
Defensive Coordinator- Glenn Tidwell
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-3-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Gary Smith III (OL/DL, Sr.), Austin McBee (OL/DL, Sr.), Slayde Simmons (LB/RB, Sr.), Dorvante Swader (LB/TE, Sr.), Mason Wright (DB/WR, Sr.), Myson Day (WR/DB, Sr.), Caleb Marsh (RB/LB, Sr.), Elijah Malone (DB/WR, Jr.), Demarcus Smalls (RB/DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Grayson Tramel (QB), JJ Martin (LB/RB), Airius Trice (WR/DB), Lawson Lemmon (OL/DL), Cale Swing (WR/DB), Bo Williams (LB/RB), Dalton Corely (K)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Summit Spartans
City- Spring Hill
County- Williamson
Enrollment- 1,492
Last Season’s Record- 6-5, lost to Beech in 5A first round
Region- 5-5A
Head Coach- Brian Coleman (35-32 overall, 27-28 in five years at Summit)
Offensive Coordinator- Brian Coleman
Defensive Coordinator- Alex Melton
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (6 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- George Odimegwu (RB, Sr.), Destin Wade (QB, Soph.), Keaten Wade (RB/LB, Soph.), John Casey (WR/DB, Sr.), Will Bond (OL, Sr.), Kiston Arnold (DL, Sr.), Jaylen Herrud (LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Braden Stem (DL), Christian Jolley (LB/RB), Zach Claus (OL/DL), Jonathon Myers (LB/RB), Jacob Douglas (DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Beech Buccaneers
City- Hendersonville
County- Sumner
Enrollment- 1,385
Last Season’s Record- 10-4, lost to Henry County in 5A Semifinals)
Region- 6-5A
Head Coach- Anthony Crabtree (126-49 in 14 years at Beech)
Offensive Coordinator- Anthony Crabtree
Defensive Coordinator- Bill Alexander
Offense- Multiple I
Defense- 50
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (8 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Tysean Jefferson (RB, Jr.), Hayden Sloan (OL, Sr.), Delaney Williams (DE, Sr.), Asher Talbot (LB/TE, Sr.), Will Crabtree (FB/LB/LS, Sr.), Brandon Segura (DB, Sr.), Jackson Dolan (S, Sr.), Brian Colon (S, Sr.), Cory Edwards (K, Sr.), Ja’sean Parks (RB, Sr.), Will Johnson (OL/P, Sr.), Caleb Clayton (DB, Jr.), Logan Simms (OL/DL, Jr.), Cameron McClanahan (FB/LB, Jr.), Bobby Whitley (WR/DB, Sr.), Jeremiah Morrow (LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Aaron Foxx (RB/DB), Davis Ward (TE), Kemontta Coleman (RB/DB), Keyon Dillon (LB), Eric McMiller (LB), Cameron Clark (LB), Alex Metcalf (OL/DL), Will Thurston (DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Gallatin Green Wave
City- Gallatin
County- Sumner
Enrollment- 1,621
Last Season’s Record- 5-6, lost to Shelbyville in 5A first round
Region- 6-5A
Head Coach- Chad Watson (15-18 overall, 0-0 in first year at Gallatin)
Offensive Coordinator- Nathan Wilson
Defensive Coordinator- Chad Broadrick
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (4 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Spencer Briggs (LB/RB, Sr.), Solomon Yarbrough (WR/DB, Sr.), Malachi McDowell (RB/DB, Sr.), Nik Stawicki (OL/DL,Sr.), Jaylen Grimmett (WR/DB, Jr.), Steven Halcomb (RB/LB, Jr.), William Goodnight (OL/DL, Sr.), Michael Brinkley (OL/DL, Sr.), Montez Banks (QB/DB, Jr.), Isaiah Briscoe (QB/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Ander Sloan (QB), Reggie Morris (SS/RB), Dyze Vaughn (LB), Horaciago Shaw (OL), D’Andre Majors (OL/DL), Bailey Silcox (FB/DL), Kevin Torres (OL/DL), Ethan Green (WR), Quinton Hiett (TE/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Glencliff Colts
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 1,136
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 6-5A
Head Coach- Mike Passen (0-0 in first year at Glencliff)
Offensive Coordinator- Jaime Wilson
Defensive Coordinator- Caleb Farmer
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 5 (3 Off/2 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2011
Key Returnees- Sunny Chittaphong (OL/DL, Jr.), Josh Mercer (QB, Soph.), Erick Vale (WR/DB, Soph.), Richmond Antwi (RB/LB, Jr.), Devin Mellinger (OL/LB, Fr.)
Key Losses- Ricardo Ruiz (OL), Mel Hart (QB), Rishad Petrus (WR/DB), Damien Patterson (RB/DB), Ricardo Ruiz (OL/DL), Chris Abdelfarag (LB), Olenx Moise (DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Hillsboro Burros
City- Nashville
County-Davidson
Enrollment- 1,181
Last Season’s Record- 9-4, lost to Beech in 5A Quarterfinals
Region- 6-5A
Head Coach- Maurice Fitzgerald (140-91 overall, 16-9 in two years at Hillsboro)
Offensive Coordinator- Jamaal Stewart
Defensive Coordinator- Anthony Brown
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Avont Burrus (ATH, Sr.), Decorian Bowers (OL, Sr.), Brian Covington (RB, Sr.), Onterrio Crowell (OLB/SS, Jr.), Eric Liggett (OL/DL, Jr.), Jalan Macon (QB, Jr.), Jacob Hood (OL, Jr.), Daylon Moore (OL, Jr.), Jaelyn Patterson (DB, Jr.), Simon Robertson (LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Joseph Honeysucker (DE/OLB), Jamaal Thompson (SS), Therone Orr (DT), Harold Jemison (RB/LB), Gyasi Mattison (ATH), Darrian Williams (ATH), Jay Henderson (DT)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Hillwood Hilltoppers
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 1,097
Last Season’s Record- 3-8, lost to Page in 5A first round
Region- 6-5A
Head Coach- Tom Moore (32-45 overall, 0-0 in first year at Hillwood)
Offensive Coordinator- Corey Burton
Defensive Coordinator- Tom Moore
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (5 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Phillip Morrison (OL, Sr.), Ethan Myrda (OL/DL, Jr.), Tony Tracy (OL, Sr.), Nik Brothers (OL, Sr.), Harisen Miller (OL, Jr.), TyGary Pruitt (LB, Sr.), Jason LeGrand (LB, Sr.), Avion Brown (WR/DB, Jr.), Derion Kinnard (DB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Eric Kinnard (WR/DB), Avery Bass (DB/RB), Chris Baines (NG/T), Miller Baker (TE/DE), Kyle Carder (WR/DE), Jordan Owens (RB/LB), Erie Lawrence (LB/TE), Hale Page (QB/DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- four game losing streak

 

Hunters Lane Warriors
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 1,297
Last Season’s Record- 0-10
Region- 6-5A
Head Coach- Preston Scott (0-0 in first year at Hunters Lane)
Offensive Coordinator- Preston Scott
Defensive Coordinator- Preston Scott
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2009
Key Returnees- Kendel Packer (TE/DE, Sr.), Markelle Beasley (OL/LB, Sr.), Demarquez Johnson (RB/S, Sr.), Sean Seals (RB/S, Sr.), Antonius Hurd (WR/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Sid Souksangouane (K), Wendell Lewis (RB/LB), Devin Clymer (OL/DL), Freddy Perry (WR/DE)
Streak Going Into 2019- 11 game losing streak

 

Clarksville Wildcats
City- Clarksville
County- Montgomery
Enrollment- 1,372
Last Season’s Record- 8-3, lost to Southwind in 5A first round
Region- 7-5A
Head Coach- Issac Shelby (49-52 overall, 21-32 in five years at Clarksville)
Offensive Coordinator- Issac Shelby
Defensive Coordinator- Taylor Stanley
Offense- Spread Option
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (4 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Jason Eaton (OL, Sr.), Blake Hundley (OL, Sr.), Seth Phillips (LB/FB, Sr.), Damari Ussery (RB/S, Sr.), Colby Cook (QB/S, Sr.), Price Warfield (DB, Sr.), Hunter Busbee (LB, Sr.), Quantae Hicks (WR, Sr.), Chris Bagatini (LB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Josh Watch (DB/WR), Ford Cooper (QB/WR), Brandon Armstrong (DE/OG), Jake McDivitt (TE/LB), Jacob Tuberville (OG/DE)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Dyer County Choctaws
City- Newbern
County- Dyer
Enrollment- 1,162
Last Season’s Record- 6-5, lost to Ridgeway in 5A first round
Region- 7-5A
Head Coach- David Whittle (16-16 in three years at Dyer)
Offensive Coordinator- David Whittle
Defensive Coordinator- Justin Dubruiel
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (4 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Jake Willis (LB, Sr.), Dain Patterson (QB, Sr.), Remi Halliburton (DE, Sr.), Garrett Sawyer (WR/DB, Sr.), Josh Stewart (QB/S, Jr.), Ethan Evans (LB, Sr.), Andrew Roberts (OL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Chase Bailey (OL), Chad Capps (OL) , Dalson Dozier (OL), Jeffry Taylor (RB), Brice Capps (WR), Aron Whittle (WR), Cayden Stafford (RB), Alex Tharpe (DT), Joe Faulcon (DE), Thomas Gentry (DE), Mason Hethcott (LB/S), Evan Thomas (LB), Adam Williams(LB), Scotty Dillard (DB), Chipper Williams (DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Henry County Patriots
City- Paris
County- Henry
Enrollment- 1,333
Last Season’s Record- 13-2, lost to Knoxville Central in 5A state title game
Region- 7-5A
Head Coach- James Counce (38-14 in four years at Henry)
Offensive Coordinator- Barry Baker
Defensive Coordinator- John Harrison
Offense- Pro
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Joe Travis (RB/DB, Sr.), Davey Harrod (OG/DL, Sr.), Jayln Foster (RB/DB, Sr.), Jawon Odoms (WR/DB, Jr.), Donte Davis (RB/DB, Sr.), Mekhi Sanders (LB/FB, Jr.), Paul Atkins (LB/TE, Sr.)
Key Losses- Drew James (OL/DL), Nick Metzinger (OL/DL), Donavon Teague (FB), Jaylen Foster (RB/DB, Sr.), Paxton Pierpoint (S), Will Parrish (QB), Donyah Teague (DL/FB), Samari Rack (DL/TE), Ethan Thompson (WR/DB), Alex Coffield (LB), Tavion Kendley (DB/WR), Matthew Bradham (DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Kenwood Knights
City- Clarksville
County- Montgomery
Enrollment- 1,218
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Kirby in 5A first round
Region- 7-5A
Head Coach- Les Greer (0-5 overall, 0-0 in first year at Kenwood)
Offensive Coordinator- Les Greer
Defensive Coordinator- Doug Binkley
Offense- Multiple Gun
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Kavarius Moody (WR/DB, Sr.), Tishun Miles (LB/RB, Jr.), Trelon Gadsen (LB/RB, Sr.), Anthony Smith (QB/LB, Jr.), Derrick Bannister (WR/DB, Sr.), Chris Williams (WR/DB, Sr.), Jaylen Washington (QB/DB, Soph.), Marvell Gallon (OL/DL, Sr.), Zak Kramer (OL/DL, Sr.), Manuel Espinosa (OL/DL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Donte Mayberry (RB), Calb McQueen (WR/FS), Amonta Moss (QB/DB), Deanglo Brooks (LB/WR), Tim Cross (RB/LB), Jared Rankin (DE/TE), Mario Borum (OL/DL), Myko Milan (WR/DB), J’Quoi George (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- four game losing streak

 

Northeast Eagles
City- Clarksville
County- Montgomery
Enrollment- 1,437
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 7-5A
Head Coach- Brandon Clark (24-40 overall, 0-0 in first year at NE)
Offensive Coordinator- Jon Offutt
Defensive Coordinator- Brandon Clark
Offense- Flexbone
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 6 (3 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Tomario Vereen (WR, Sr.), Javian Browder (RB/DB, Sr.), Hanamiakai Higgins (OL/DL, Sr.), Keyjuan Schambers (WR/DB, Sr.), Kendric Foster (RB/LB, Sr.), Trey Owen (OL/DL, Sr.), Malik Scott (TE/DL, Jr.), Elijah Leaupepe (FB/LB, Jr.), Julius Orr (RB/DB, Jr.), Nathan Seymore (OL/DL, Sr.), Tymir Jones (WR/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Heath Williams (QB), Rakeem Savusa (OL/DL), Jimmy Wendel (OL/DL), Tyrique Freeman (RB/LB), Devon Dillehay (WR/LB), Chris Taylor (WR), Cashton Haffery (WR/DB), Fred Orr (RB/DB), Isaiah Foy (LB), Lujan Lewis (DB), Josh Emmons (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- two game losing streak

 

Northwest Vikings
City- Clarksville
County- Montgomery
Enrollment- 1,286
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 7-5A
Head Coach- Neil Furnish (0-0 in first year at NW)
Offensive Coordinator- Neil Furnish
Defensive Coordinator- William Coleman
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 18 (9 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Gabe Sibert (QB, Sr.), Ryan Silerstim (QB, Jr.), Laqualin Nickelson (RB, Sr.), Isaiah Hall (RB, Sr.), Albert Bennet (WR, Sr.), Robert Baker (WR, Sr.), Dominique Girratano (WR, Sr.), Isaiah Farrier (WR, Jr.), Jamal Mull (OL, Sr.), Alex Colon (OL, Jr.), Kison Rhodes (OL, Jr.), Patrick Fuaau (OL, Sr.), Casey Fuaau (OL, Jr.), Amonte Brisco (DB, Sr.), Kameron Austin-Walker (DB, Jr.), Donavan Jackson (DB, Jr.), Latrell Cross (DB, Sr.), Isaiah Hall (S, Sr.), Costa Lindsey (S, Sr.), Taveris Albury (LB, Sr.), Kison Rhodes (LB, Jr.), Kemal Rodgers (LB, Sr.), Marquan Price (LB, Sr.), Christian Solberg (LB, Sr.), Jamal Mull (DL, Sr.), Jose Negron (DL, Sr.), Lamauri Kincaid (DL, Soph.), Aaron Edmonds (DL, Soph.)
Key Losses- Paul Mohr (K), Kameron Santiago (S)
Streak Going Into 2019- seven game losing streak

 

West Creek Coyotes
City- Clarksville
County- Montgomery
Enrollment- 1,414
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 7-5A
Head Coach- James Figueroa (6-24 in three years at West Creek)
Offensive Coordinator- Terry Arrington
Defensive Coordinator- James Figueroa
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 16 (8 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2010
Key Returnees- Walter Batey (RB/DB, Sr.), TiAnthony Waggner (QB, Jr.), Yahsir Thomas (RB, Sr.), Logan Jenkins (DL, Sr.), George Soliz (LB, Sr.), Alan Clark (OL/DL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Chris Parsons (RB/DB), Elijah Grant (DL), Michael Broome (DL/OL), Chris Pugh (OL), Alveon Thornton (RB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- nine game losing streak

 

Brighton Cardinals
City- Brighton
County- Tipton
Enrollment- 1,242
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 8-5A
Head Coach- Mike David (148-96 overall, 0-0 in first year at Brighton)
Offensive Coordinator- Mike David
Defensive Coordinator- Chris Jordan
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Nick Johnson (QB, Sr.), Joe Williamson (RB, Sr.), Jackson Kelley (OL, Sr.), Ben Roberts (OL, Sr.), Sam Dunlap (LB, Sr.), Josh Fleming (LB, Jr.), Austin Welsandt (DL, Jr.), Tyler Burnett (WR, Sr.), Marquese Green (DL, Jr.), Darrien Lewis (DB, Soph.), Michael Armour (WR, Sr.), Chrishun Maclin (DB, Sr.), Ayden Hall (OL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Andrew Brooks (RB), Christian Holly (TE), Hunter Twisdale (LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- three game losing streak

 

Kingsbury Falcons
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1,180
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 8-5A
Head Coach- Quintin Jones (1-9 in one year at Kingsbury)
Offensive Coordinator- Quintin Jones
Defensive Coordinator- Robert Jacques
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (6 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2011
Key Returnees- Dominique Spencer (WR, Sr.), Durias Dyer (LB, Sr.), Jamar Hudson (DE, Jr.), Tremayne Cross (ATH, Soph.), Jermaine Chambers Jr. (DB, Sr.), Garreston Karpeh (OL, Soph.)
Key Losses- Cadarius Thomas (QB), Corey Cross (WR/DB), Detera Allen (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game winning streak

 

Kirby Cougars
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 770
Last Season’s Record- 11-2, lost to Henry County in 5A Quarterfinals
Region- 8-5A
Head Coach- Chester Flowers (51-40 overall, 26-18 in four years at Kirby)
Offensive Coordinator- Reggie Clemons
Defensive Coordinator- Brandon Hunt
Offense- Pro
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Corbet Mims (DE, Sr., Arkansas State commitment), LeCalvin Wilson (WR, Sr.), Braden Crawford (LB, Sr.), Kaleb Almo (DB, Jr.), Jacobi Kendrick (OL, Sr.), Hassan Soumah (OG, Sr.), Draylen Ellis (QB, Sr.), Demario Perkins (DB, Sr.), Martavious Pegues (DT, Jr.)
Key Losses- Jaden Johnson (QB), Marshun Douglas (RB), Chrisshun Robinson (WR), Terryen Collins (DB), Marquan Maclin (OT), Martavious Ellis (DE), Demetrius Steen (LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Memphis Overton Wolverines
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1,060
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 8-5A
Head Coach- Edgar Williams (6-24 in three years at Overton)
Offensive Coordinator- Fred Plummer
Defensive Coordinator- Edgar Williams
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (4 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2002
Key Returnees- Denzel Brandon (RB/LB, Sr.), C.J. Bridges (OL/DL, Sr.), Germaine Key (ATH, Sr.), Malichi Hill (WR, Sr.), Chris Dennis (RB/LB, Soph.), Jordan Bremmer (LB, Soph.), Dylon Thomas (WR/DB, Sr.), Orlando Frazier (OL/DT, Jr.)
Key Losses- Marcez Chatman (RB/DB), Dallas Luckett (QB/WR/FS), Terrance Luckett (FB/LB), Dominic Hunt (OL), Mentoa Kimbrough (OT/DT), Joequarius Gibson (OL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Munford Cougars
City- Munford
County- Tipton
Enrollment- 1,259
Last Season’s Record- 6-5, lost to Henry County in 5A first round
Region- 8-5A
Head Coach- Nick Markle (20-13 in three years at Munford)
Offensive Coordinator- Nick Markle
Defensive Coordinator- Slade Calhoun
Offense- Flex Bone Option
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (3 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Jesse Savage (FS/WR/K, Sr.), Traveon Hawkins (SS/FB, Jr.), Derek Ross (LB, Sr.), Carson Roberson (DE, Sr.), Javon Bonner (DT, Sr.), Logan Cramer (OG, Sr.)
Key Losses- Noah Robertson (RB/LB), JaShawn Adell (LB), Paul Kinnaman (OL), Ryan Flanagan (OL), Max Lodrigue (DT/OT)
Streak Going Into 2019-one game losing streak

 

Ridgeway Roadrunners
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1,097
Last Season’s Record- 7-5, lost to Henry County in 5A second round
Region- 8-5A
Head Coach- Duron Sutton (129-89 in nine years at Ridgeway)
Offensive Coordinator- Terrance Turner
Defensive Coordinator- Jeremy Stewart
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (4 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Jordan Smith (OL, Sr. ), Adrian Willis (OL, Soph.), Keone Russell (RB, Jr.), Quintarrius Ayers (ATH, Soph.), Reginald Maye (WR, Sr.), Louis Wilbert (LB, Jr.), Brandon Warner (FS, Jr.), Montrail Jones (LB, Sr.), Cody Daniels (DT, Sr. ), Cameron Daniels (DT, Sr.)
Key Losses- Matthew Bedford (OT), Antonio Smith (LB), Jamal Wince (OL), Marcellous Ruffin (OG), Quincy Casey (QB), Kameron Sneed (RB), Jonathan Holmes (RB), Daniel King (ATH), Cory Chairs (DE)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

 

Southwind Jaguars
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1,505
Last Season’s Record- 7-5, lost to Kirby in 5A second round
Region- 8-5A
Head Coach- Rahnmann Slocum (120-91 overall, 27-18 in four years at Southwind)
Offensive Coordinator- Chris Jones
Defensive Coordinator- Rahnmann Slocum
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Steve Guy (RB/DB, Sr.), Geoffrey Williams (RB, Sr.), Damarion Houston (LB, Sr.), Romal Webb (RB, Sr., Raleigh Egypt transfer)
Key Losses- Kristian Williams (OL/DL), Rahnmann Slocum II (OL), William Knox (OL), Joshua Bean (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019-one game losing streak

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