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Covering the Entire State Series: Division II-AAA Capsules

Covering the Entire State Series: Division II-AAA Capsules

Covering the Entire State Series has been fun the last two months but unfortunately we are at the conclusion as Division II-AAA will be looked at today.

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

New Faces In New Places- There are two new Division II-AAA Head Coaches in 2019: Roc Batten, Ensworth and Marlon Walls, St. Benedict

Longest Winning Streaks in Division II-AAA going into 2019:
Brentwood Academy- 4

Losing Streaks in Division II-AAA going into 2019:
Father Ryan- 8

Longest Current Tenured Division II-A Coaches
Bobby Alston, MUS, 21 years
Phil Massey, Baylor, 13 years
Marty Euverard, MBA, 8 years
Ralph Potter, McCallie, 7 years
Cody White, Brentwood Academy, 7 years

Baylor Red Raiders
City- Chattanooga
County- Hamilton
Enrollment- 750
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to JPII in DII-AAA first round
Region- DII-AAA East/Middle
Head Coach- Phil Massey 154-98 overall, 90-62 in 13 years at Baylor)
Co-Offensive Coordinators- Phil Massey and Cos Dematteo
Defensive Coordinator- Bubba Burr
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-3 Stack
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Noah Martin (LB, Sr., Samford commitment), Seth Johnson (OL/DL, Sr.), Daniel Oliver (OL/DL, Sr.), Gabriel Stulce (FS/WR, Sr.), Mekos Baker (WR, Sr.), Isaiah Golonka (DT, Sr.), Riley Jenne (FS, Jr.), Taylor Shahan (K/P, Sr.), Elijah Howard (ATH, Jr., Knox. Webb Transfer, Tennessee commitment)
Key Losses- Lorenzo White (QB), Christian Harris (DL), Cooper Lewis (LB), Moose Vaughn (DB), Patton Ford (DB/WR)
Streak Going Into 2019- two game losing streak

Brentwood Academy Eagles
City- Brentwood
County- Williamson
Enrollment- 470
Last Season’s Record- 11-2, beat MUS in DII-AAA state title game
Region- Division II-AAA East/Middle
Head Coach- Cody White (107-39 overall, 71-15 in seven years at BA)
Offensive Coordinator-Cody White
Defensive Coordinator- David Norris
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Wade Williams (QB, Sr.), Aaron Lovins (DB/WR, Sr.), Amir Annoor (DB, Jr.), Damon Owens (OLB/WR, Jr.), Devyn Curtis (LB/TE, Sr.), Noah Josey (OL, Jr.), Eli Sutton (OL, Jr.), Jordan James (RB, Soph.), Elijah Oatsvall (OLB/WR, Jr.), Preston Sagan (S/WR, Sr.), James Stewart (OL/DE, Jr.)
Key Losses- Tomario Pleasant (RB), Will Collins (OL), Thomas Gore (OL), Jack Victory (SS), Nate Clifton (OL), Tahir Annoor (DB)
Streak Going Into 2019- four game winning streak

Ensworth Tigers
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 459
Last Season’s Record- 7-5, lost to McCallie in DII-AAA Quarterfinals
Region- DII-AAA East/Middle
Head Coach- Roc Batten (64-31 overall, 0-0 in first year at Ensworth)
Offensive Coordinator- Zach Schneider
Co-Defensive Coordinators- Derrick Pritchard and Tony Butler
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (8 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Cal Archdeacon (OL/DL, Sr.), Jude Maloy (WR/DB, Sr.), Keshawn Lawrence (RB/DB, Sr., Tennessee commitment), Austin Henderson (TE/DE, Sr., Minnesota commitment), Gabriel McDaniel (RB/DB, Sr.), Dominic Wynn (WR/OLB, Sr.), Gerard Bullock (QB/OLB, Sr.) William Wright (WR/DB, Sr.), Ethan Sipe (OL/DL, Sr.), Andre Turrentine (ATH, Jr.), Toleo Malone (LB/FB, Jr.), Bryce Edmondson (RB/LB, Jr.), Isaiah Horton (WR/DB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Wesley Walker (DB/WR), Tyler Baron (TE/DE), Elijah Brooks (FB/LB), David Reynolds (TE/DE), Josh Howard (LB), Dante Wynn (DB/WR), Cole Kennon (QB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

Father Ryan Fighting Irish
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 912
Last Season’s Record- 2-9, lost to Ensworth in DII-AAA first round
Region- DII-AAA East/Middle
Head Coach- Brian Rector (94-64 overall, 11-23 in three years at Ryan)
Offensive Coordinator- Brett Taveau
Defensive Coordinator- Wade Privett
Offense- Pro
Defense- 3-3-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (6 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Anthony Wright (DB/RB, Sr.), Zach Smith (OL Sr.), D.C. Tabscott (QB, Jr.), JaDarious Lee (OL, Soph.), Marcus Kennedy-Holt (OL, Soph.), Amari Chapman (DL, Jr.), Antonio Wright (RB, Sr.), Matthew Beacom (TE/DL, Sr.), Grayson Hubbuch (DB, Sr.), Will Edmondson (DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Seamus O’Connell (QB/WR/DB), Nick Watson (DB/WR), David Russell (DL), Felix Wilson (OL), Evan Rewers (WR)
Streak Going Into 2019- eight game losing streak

Knoxville Catholic Fighting Irish
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 630
Last Season’s Record- 9-4, lost to Knoxville Central in Class 5A Semifinals
Region- DII-AAA East/Middle
Head Coach- Steve Matthews (72-29 overall, 62-19 in six years at Catholic)
Offensive Coordinator- Steve Matthews
Co-Defensive Coordinators- Kevin Lane and Kris White
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Bryn Tucker (OL/DL, Sr., Clemson commitment), Cooper Mays (OL/DL, Sr., Tennessee commitment), Taylor Shannon (WR/DB, Sr.), Jack Jancek (QB/DB, Sr.), Cody Duncan (RB/LB, Sr.), Paxton Robertson (K/LB, Sr.), Bryce Nicely (OL/DL, Sr.), Tyler Baron (DE, Sr., Ensworth Transfer), Chancellor Bright (WR, Sr., Franklin Transfer, Marshall commitment), Tommy Winton (ATH, Soph.)
Key Losses- Xavier Story (RB/LB), Adam Jones (WR/DB), Ray Thompson (WR/DB), Cooper Whitt (RB/DB), Alec Bindner (OL/DL), Max Suchomski (K)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

McCallie Blue Tornado
City- Chattanooga
County- Hamilton
Enrollment- 1,344
Last Season’s Record- 10-2, lost to MUS in DII-AAA Semifinals
Region- DII-AAA East/Middle
Head Coach- Ralph Potter (192-92 overall, 48-35 in seven years at McCallie)
Offensive Coordinator- Joel Bradford
Defensive Coordinator- Ralph Potter
Offense- Spread
Defense- 30 Stack
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (7 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Deangelo Hardy (QB/ATH, Sr., Kennesaw State commitment), Jay Hardy (DE/TE, Sr.), BJ Harris (RB, Jr.), Adam Smith (OL, Sr.), Derrick Stoudemire (OL, Sr.), Austin Gentle (OL, Jr.), TJ Mason (DE, Sr.), Caleb Jones (FS, Sr.)
Key Losses- Stone Roebuck (S/RB), Dre Taylor (DE/TE), Shannon Walker (DB/RB/WR), Brandon Benn (DB), Quindarrius Dunnigan (LB), Kris Bowman (LB), Cameron Stewart (NG)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

Briarcrest Saints
City- Eads
County- Shelby
Enrollment-580
Last Season’s Record- 8-4, lost to MBA in DII-AAA Quarterfinals
Region- DII-AAA West
Head Coach- Brian Stewart (75-53 overall, 38-20 in five years at Briarcrest)
Offensive Coordinator- Robby Donaldson
Defensive Coordinator- Brandon Tucker
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-3-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 16 (6 Off/10 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Jabari Small (RB/DB/ATH, Sr., Ole Miss commitment), Omari Thomas (OL/DL, Sr.), Rodney Newsom (OL/DL, Sr.), Reggie Neely (WR/DB, Sr.), Carrington Kelsey (RB/LB, Sr.), Christian Green (OL/DL, Sr.), Marlon Hampton (RB/DL, Sr.), Will Cummings (LB/TE, Sr.), Gunner Campbell (WR/DB, Sr.), Michael Dallas (QB/DB, Jr.), Peyton Moore (WR, Jr.), Jarrod Gentry (DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Manny Corless (OL/LB), Zach Yates (OL/DL), Noah Grant (K), Jackson Walker (QB), Jack Jobe (OL), Carson Brewer (LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

Christian Brothers Purple Wave
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1,642
Last Season’s Record- 8-3, lost to Brentwood Academy in DII-AAA Quarterfinals
Region- DII-AAA West
Head Coach- Thomas McDaniel (111-35 overall, 36-11 in four years at CBHS)
Offensive Coordinator- Reyn Willis
Defensive Coordinator- Dale Dunlap
Offense- Multiple I
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (4 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Al Wooten (LB/RB, Sr.), Austin Martin (LB, Sr.), Michael Neuhoff (WR, Sr.), Will Fracchia (FS, Sr.), Lazarus Allen (G, Sr.), Dallan Hayden (ATH, Soph.), DJ Harden (OL, Sr.), Ethan Fitschen (K, Sr.)
Key Losses- Sam Stalnaker (WR/DB), Mason Hall (OL), Christian James (TE/DE), Jacob Likes (DE), Bill Norton (OL/DL), Will Ruth (RB/DB), Reid Voss (SS/LB) Raymond Fracchia (FS) Wesley Pope (DB) Antonio Lay (WR), Owen Brody (QB)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

Montgomery Bell Academy Big Red
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 1,064
Last Season’s Record- 10-2, lost to BA in DII-AAA Semifinals
Region- DII-AAA West
Head Coach- Marty Euverard (156-72 overall, 77-24 in eight years at MBA)
Offensive Coordinator- Marty Euverard
Defensive Coordinator- Chris Chauvin
Offense- Multiple I
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 7 (4 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- William Tyrone (QB, Sr.), Ned Freeland (OT, Sr.), Cole Carr (OG, Sr.), Noah Mendoza (WR, Sr.), Patrick Wilk (RB, Jr.), Zak Herbstreit (TE, Jr.), Hedges Hayworth (LB, Sr.), Graham Holzapfel (LB, Sr.), Jake Stumb (LB, Sr.), Cole Allen (SS, Jr.)
Key Losses- Jackson Hannah (LB), Jackson Lampley (OT), Nick German (DB), Hugh Sullivan (DB), Jake Herbstreit (DB), Ian Hall (DL), Dominic Fisher (DL), Jackson Link (OL), Brenden Harris (RB), Sam Dugan (RB), Tye Herbstreit (WR), Cole Crider, (WR/P), Alex Massad (K)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

Memphis University School Owls
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 862
Last Season’s Record- 11-1, lost to BA in DII-AAA State Finals
Region- DII-AAA West
Head Coach- Bobby Alston (170-74 in 21 years at MUS)
Offensive Coordinator- Kyle Finney
Co-Defensive Coordinators- Mark Chubb and Glenn Rogers
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (4 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Marcus Henderson (OL/DL, Sr.), DeVonte Nelson (DB, Sr., Memphis commitment), Hunter Kendall (RB/LB, Sr.), DJ Brown (TE/LB, Jr.), Keithran Hopson (OL/DL, Sr.), Cody Hopkins (WR/DB, Sr.), Gavin McKay (WR, Jr.), Charlie Gilbert (OL/DL, Sr.), Robert Dickinson (DL/LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Maurice Hampton (DB/WR), Sellers Shy (QB) Dorian Hopkins (LB), Mathew Rhodes (LB), Thomas Hayden (WR), Jalen Holliman (WR/DB), Stephen Christenbury (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

Pope John Paul II Knights
City- Hendersonville
County- Sumner
Enrollment- 572
Last Season’s Record- 6-6, lost to MUS in DII-AAA Quarterfinals
Region- DII-AAA West
Head Coach- Justin Geisinger (19-26 in four seasons at JPII)
Offensive Coordinator- Justin Geisinger
Defensive Coordinator- Brian Sneed
Offense- Spread Multiple
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (5 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Antwan Roberts (RB/DB, Jr.), Rory White (WR/DB, Sr., Air Force commitment), Brooks Heagarty (TE/LB, Sr., Richmond commitment), Jay Wright (TE/LB, Sr.), Brendan Keaton (WR/DB, Sr.), John Martinez (OL/DL, Sr.), Devvan Darden (WR/DB, Sr.), Jacob Lann (WR/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Ben Nixon (QB), Dallas Darden (LB), Deuce Drennan (TE/DL), Nicholas Pracht (WR/DB), Chase Petty (OL/DL), Charles Albert (OL/DL), Garrett Goodwin (WR/DB), Keaton Barrett (OL/DL), Peyton Knight (DL)
Streak Going Into 2019- one game losing streak

St. Benedict Eagles
City- Cordova
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 653
Last Season’s Record- 7-4, lost to Briarcrest in DII-AAA first round
Region- DII-AAA West
Head Coach- Marlon Walls (0-0 in first year at St. Benedict)
Offensive Coordinator- Greg Moore
Defensive Coordinator- Marlon Walls
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 18 (9 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Dante Carrasco (WR/DB, Sr.), Charlie Brannon (OL/DL, Sr.), Kai Norris (WR/DB, Sr.), Corey Wilhite (RB/LB, Sr.), Payne Morgan (TE/LB, Sr.), Tanner Smith (TE/LB, Sr.), Elijah Mills (RB/DB, Jr.), Jaylen Powell (WR/DB, Jr.), Jackson Smith (OL/DL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Lunden Clark (OL/DL), Jesse Komoroski (QB), Eric Enright (DE), Josh DiGaetano (WR/LB)
Streak Going Into 2019- two game losing streak

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