Donovan Stewart’s Covering the Entire State Series: Class 2A

Donovan Stewart’s Covering the Entire State Series: Class 2A

It’s the second week in June which means it’s time to cover the entire state, so this is the eighth year of my Covering the Entire State Series as I will look at Class 2A today.

Besides the team capsules, there is also a list of new 2A head coaches as well as the longest winning and losing streaks in 2A going into the 2018 season.

All 46 2A schools returned their football information and the schools are listed in alphabetical order by district.

New Faces In New Places- There are five new Class 2A Head Coaches in 2018: Preston Patrick, Sullivan North; Chad Perry, Westmoreland; Eli Stephenson, Forrest; Scott Blair, Halls and Cedric Wilson, Hamilton

Longest Winning Streaks in 2A going into 2018:
Union City- 7
McKenzie- 1

Losing Streaks in 2A going into 2018:
Hamilton- 11
Cascade- 10
MAHS- 6
Tellico Plains- 6
Hickman County- 5
Loretto- 5

Longest Current Tenured 2A Coaches
Bobby Sharp, Lewis County, 30 years
Wayne Turner, Tyner, 25 years
John Webb, Rockwood, 22 years
Wade Comer, McKenzie, 18 years
Nathan Cole, Mitchell, 16 years
Derrick Davis, Polk County, 14 years

Gavin Webster, Watertown, 13 years
Brandon Gray, Adamsville, 12 years

 

Cosby Eagles
City- Cosby
County- Cocke
Enrollment- 391
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 1-2A
Head Coach- Kevin Hall (21-50 in seven years at Cosby)
Offensive Coordinator- Spencer Holt
Defensive Coordinator- Kevin Hall
Offense- Multiple I
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 5 (3 Off/2 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance-2011
Key Returnees- Christian McGaha (OL/DE, Sr.), James Anthony (WR/DB, Sr.), Ryan Weeks (OL/LB, Jr.), Tony Shults (OL/LB, Jr.), Eduardo Gonzalez (RB/LB/K, Jr.), Zane Campbell (OL/DL, Jr.), Steven Freshour (RB/DE, Jr.), Trestan Packwood (WR/DB, Soph.), Brandon Large (RB/LB, Soph.), Hunter Workman QB/DB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Andrew Lilliard (QB/SS), J.D. Brady (OL/DL), Ty Way (TE/DE), Darron Johnson (RB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2018- three game losing streak

Hampton Bulldogs
City- Hampton
County- Carter
Enrollment- 421
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Rockwood in first round
Region- 1-2A
Head Coach- Michael Lunsford (14-9 in two years at Hampton)
Offensive Coordinator- Michael Lunsford
Defensive Coordinator- Jake Jenkins
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (5 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Alex Hardin (QB/DB, Sr.), Manpreet Kohli (OL/DL, Sr.), Logan Spake (OL/DL, Sr.), Max Cash (TE/DE, Jr.), Gage Chambers (FS/WR, Jr.), Lane Potter (RB/LB, Sr.), Jonah Jones (WR/DB, Jr.), Caleb Oaks (FB/LB, Jr.), Matt Hughes (FB/LB, Jr.), Isiah Greenwell (WR/DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Hunter Davenport (RB/S), Jason Russell (QB/LB), C.J. Wilson (DL/OL), Gavin Hardin (TE/DE), Matt Oaks C/DL, Chase Taylor OL/DL
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

Happy Valley Warriors
City- Elizabethton
County- Carter
Enrollment- 541
Last Season’s Record- 8-4, lost to Meigs County in second round
Region- 1-2A
Head Coach- Jason Jarrett (25-11 in three years at Happy Valley)
Offensive Coordinator- Jason Jarrett
Defensive Coordinator- Greg Hyder
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (4 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees
Key Losses- Landon Morefield (OL/DL), Brayden Sams (WR/QB/DB), Eli Fleenor (OL/DL), Kai Norman (WR/FS), Jacob Surcey (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

South Greene Rebels
City- Greeneville
County- Greene
Enrollment- 510
Last Season’s Record- 3-8, lost to Meigs County in first round
Region- 1-2A
Head Coach- Jordy Harrison (8-13 in two years at South Greene)
Offensive Coordinator- Jordy Harrison
Defensive Coordinator- Shawn Jones
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Levi Myers (QB, Jr.), Tristan Biddy (WR, Sr.), Damien Starnes (RB/S, Sr.), Peyton Tweed (DL, Sr.), Nick Hopson (LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Derick Howlett (RB/LB), Lane Tweed (WR/LB), Bryson Casteel (OL/DL), Jordan Susong (OL/DL), Jonathan Butcher (ATH),
Streak Going Into 2018- three game losing streak

 

 

Sullivan North Raiders
City- Kingsport
County- Sullivan
Enrollment- 492
Last Season’s Record- 8-4, lost to Rockwood in second round
Region- 1-2A
Head Coach- Preston Patrick (0-0 in first year at Sullivan North)
Offensive Coordinator- Travis Cain
Defensive Coordinator- Sterling Throp
Offense- Double Wing
Defense- 3-5-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense-
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Zach Scott (TE/LB, Sr.), Yancey Dolan (TE, Jr.), Dale Potter (QB/RB/FS, Jr.), Austin Hartsock (LB/QB, Sr.), Austin Adams (DL, Sr.), Javy Villapando (OG, Sr.)
Key Losses- Peyton Robinson (QB), Justin Cross (DE), J.J. Fleenor (RB/DB), Josh Anderson (OL/LB), Jack Corley (OL/DL), Bailey Byrns (DB/WR), Zach Scott (WR)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

Cumberland Gap Panthers
City- Cumberland Gap
County- Claiborne
Enrollment- 554
Last Season’s Record- 7-4, lost to Sullivan North in first round
Region- 2-2A
Head Coach- DeLynn Cline (31-33 overall, 9-13 in two years at Cumberland Gap)
Offensive Coordinator- DeLynn Cline
Defensive Coordinator- Greg Snyder
Offense- Wing T
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Alec Barnard (OT/DT, Sr.), Jacob Beaty (OL/LB, Jr.), Brady Pearman (WR/LB, Sr.), Darin Robertson (OL/LB, Sr.), Parker Adams (OL/DL, Jr.), Trey Turner (OL/DE, Jr.), Caden Brunsma (QB, Jr.), Miles Cole (RB/DB, Sr.), Dalton Miracle (RB/DB, Sr.), Nathan Fuson (RB/DB, Jr.), Caleb Edwards (WR/DB, Sr.), Braxton Daniels (OL/DE, Sr.), Logan Miracle (RB/LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Gage Ellison (RB/DB), Peyton Welch (WR/DB), Jayson Upton (RB/DB), Matt Muggridge (RB/LB), Keaton Cornett (RB/LB), Caleb Franklin (DB), Jake Bullins (WR/DE)
Streak Going Into 2018- two game losing streak


Meigs County Tigers
City- Decatur
County- Meigs
Enrollment- 517
Last Season’s Record- 12-1, lost to Rockwood in Quarterfinals
Region- 2-2A
Head Coach- Jason Fitzgerald (114-70 overall, 32-14 in four years at Meigs County)
Offensive Coordinator- Walt Cameron
Defensive Coordinator- Jason Fitzgerald
Offense- Twins Open Two Back
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 20 (11 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Luke Hair (OL/LB, Sr.), Marshall Brantley (OL, Sr.), David Keylor (OL, Sr.), Aaron Swafford (QB/FS, Jr., 2A Mr. Football Finalist), Martin Smith (RB/DB, Sr.), Caleb Hyde (WR/DB, Sr.), Jon Jon Beeler (WR/DB, Jr.), Eli Loden (RB/DB, Sr.), Trace Corne (OL/DL, Sr.), Bryson Smith (P, Sr.), Gage Gardner (OL, Jr.), Malachi Hayden (OL, Soph.), London Hicks (OL, Sr.), Austin Lamb (LB, Sr.), Austin Judd (WR, Sr.), Will Meadows (RB, Soph.), Elijah Smith (DB, Jr.), Canyon Grant (DL, Jr.), Jair Beeler (LB, Jr.), David Mason (DB, Sr.), Gabriel Maldonado (WR/DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Dalton Baker (DL), Jawan Martin (RB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

Oneida Indians
City- Oneida
County- Scott
Enrollment- 410
Last Season’s Record- 6-5, lost to Happy Valley in first round
Region- 2-2A
Head Coach- Tony Lambert (75-32 overall, 50-20 in six years at Oneida)
Offensive Coordinator- Jimmy May
Defensive Coordinator- Tony Lambert
Offense- Spread Wing T
Defense- 40/50
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 7 (4 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Dakota Chambers (OL/DL, Sr.), Jake Slaven (OL/DL, Sr.), Ben Lambert (WR/DB, Sr.), Tristen Seeber (OL/LB, Sr.), Matt Hood (RB, Sr.), Beau Phillips (DL, Sr.), Johnny Manis (RB/LB, Sr.), Elijah West (QB/DB, Jr.), Bryson Buttram (RB/LB, Jr.), Aaron Bowling (WR/DB, Jr. ), Trace Sexton (WR/DB, Jr.), Kolby Morgan (ATH, Soph.)
Key Losses- Evan Roberts (RB/LB), Logan Stephens (OL/DL), Ethan Sexton (TE/DE), Toby Hacker (FB/LB), Drew Crabtree (TE/DE), Seth Cross (WR/DB), Will Barnhart (TE/DE), Tucker Manis (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2018- two game losing streak


Rockwood Tigers
City- Rockwood
County- Roane
Enrollment- 435
Last Season’s Record- 10-4, lost to Tyner in Semifinals
Region- 2-2A
Head Coach- John Webb (145-105 in 22 years at Rockwood)
Offensive Coordinator- John Webb
Defensive Coordinator- Jeff Allen
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (4 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Nate Brackett (QB, Jr.), John Metcalfe (OL/DL, Sr.), Jonathan Gann (OL/LB, Sr.), Dillon Williams (TE/RB/LB, Sr.), Caleb Bowen (RB/DB, Sr.), Dade Turner (WR/DB, Jr.), Jai Worthy (OL/DL, Sr.), Abe Gaskins (RB/LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Ryan McCain (RB/DB), Hayden Johnson (OL), Zander Price (RB/DB), Joe Ashburn (RB/DB), Trey Treadway (QB/K), Kaleb Garrett (OL), Tristan Tinker (OL), Shaun McNally (OL)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

 

Wartburg Bulldogs
City- Wartburg
County- Morgan
Enrollment- 414
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 2-2A
Head Coach- Kevin Human (2-8 in one year at Wartburg)
Offensive Coordinator- Corey Keathley
Defensive Coordinator- Rob Davis
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3/3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2011
Key Returnees- Josh Moore (RB, Sr.), Tyler Davis (QB/S, Soph.), Jake Hamby (OL/LB, Sr.), Robert Williams (OL/LB, Jr. ), Colton James, (DT/OG, Jr.), Jeb York (DE, Jr.), Saylor Jones (WR/S, Jr.), Johnden Laymance (OL/DT, Jr.), Andrew Taylor (OL/LB, Jr.), Bailey Craigo (WR/LB, Sr.), Mason Laymance (WR/DB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Bailey Bunch (RB), Jesse Melhorn (WR), Dakota Smith (WR/DB), Noah Barnette (TE/DE), Ethan Broadus (DE), Keith Haynes (RB/LB), Ashtyn Hambright (G/LB ) Gabe Branstetter (OT/DT)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Bledsoe County Warriors
City- Pikeville
County- Bledsoe
Enrollment-533
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Trousdale County in first round
Region- 3-2A
Head Coach- Dennis Therrell (4-7 in one year at Bledsoe)
Offensive Coordinator- To be determined
Defensive Coordinator- To be determined
Offense- Zone Read
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (5 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Ash Brooks (DE/OT, Sr.), Caleb Daniels (DT/OT, Jr.), Scout Mills (DT, Sr.), Mason Wooden (OG/LB, Sr.), Colby Rogers (QB/S, Jr.), River Swafford (RB/S, Jr.), Robbie Ritchie (TE/LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Gabe Boring (K/P), Kevin Whitson (LB/TE), Jarred Gray (OG/DE), Peyton Holland (DB/WR), Treyson Berry (WR/S),
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak


Marion County Warriors
City- Jasper
County- Marion
Enrollment-519
Last Season’s Record- 7-6, lost to Tyner in Quarterfinals
Region- 3-2A
Head Coach- Joey Mathis (20-7 in two years at Marion)
Offensive Coordinator- Joey Mathis
Defensive Coordinator- Tristan Chubb
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 30 Stack
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (5 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Isaiah Sampson (QB, Sr.), Brett Nelson (RB/LB, Jr.), Ermiyas Bowden (TE/DL, Sr.), Seth Lyle (OL/DL, Sr.), Emanuel Burkes (OL/LB, Sr.), C.J Wampler (DL, Sr.), Manny Burkes (OL, Sr.),Garrett Jaudon (DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Jacob Saylors (RB/DB), Kane Hale (WR/FS), Nick Capps (DB), Seth McClain (RB/LB), Grayson Lawson (OL) Chase Hardin (DB), Trevor Slatton (OL)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

Polk County Wildcats
City- Benton
County- Polk
Enrollment-547
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Watertown in first round
Region- 3-2A
Head Coach- Derrick Davis (117-83 in 14 years at Polk)
Offensive Coordinator- Rusty Brewer
Defensive Coordinator- Derrick Davis
Offense- Slot Wing
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (7 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Alex Pell (OL/LB, Sr.), Nate Waters (QB, Sr.), Hunter Morgan (RB, Sr.), Austin Watson (LB, Sr.), Gavin Miles (DB, Sr.), Levin Harz (DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Wyatt Martin (OL/DE), Trevor Cheatham (RB/LB), Andrew Coffey (TE/DE)
Streak Going Into 2018- three game losing streak

Tellico Plains Bears
City- Tellico Plains
County- Monroe
Enrollment- 458
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 3-2A
Head Coach- John Mullinax (218-184 overall, 21-41 in six years at Tellico Plains)
Offensive Coordinator- Josh Mullinax
Defensive Coordinator- Lynn Rowe
Offense- Wing T
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 17 (8 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2013
Key Returnees- Dale Rinehart (QB/DE, Jr.), Corey Taylor (QB/SS, Sr.), Josiah Millsaps (TE/LB, Jr.), Blake Burgess (RB/WS, Jr.), Levi Roberts (RB/DB, Jr.), Cade Grey (TE/DE, Sr.) Chris Walker (OG/DL, Sr.), Lucas Cheek (OL/DT, Sr.), Kolton Stakley (C/DE, Jr.), Bryant Cooper (WR/WS, Jr.), Kolby Grubb (OT/DT, Sr.)
Key Losses- Logan Watkins (RB/LB), Brad Roberts (RB/LB), Jacob Brinkley (TE/DE), Timmy Moses (OL/LB), Gabe Laney (OL/DE)
Streak Going Into 2018- six game losing streak

 


Tyner Rams
City- Chattanooga
County- Hamilton
Enrollment- 525
Last Season’s Record- 12-3, lost to Union City in title game
Region- 3-2A
Head Coach- Wayne Turner (228-128 in 25 years at Tyner)
Offensive Coordinator- Wayne Turner
Defensive Coordinator- Rob Flowers
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Jeremiah Batiste (WR/DB, Jr.), Martavius Ryals (QB/ LB, Jr,), Tyon Young (FB/DE, Sr.), Jermaine Borders (OL, Sr.), Anthony Goodwin (OL, Sr.), Tyrique Henry (DE, Sr.), Kamden Edwards (LB, Jr.), Zavier Favors (LB, Sr.), Luke Qualey (K/P, Sr.)
Key Losses- K’un Webb (RB/DB), Tracey Justice (OL), Rah’le High (RB/S), DeAndre Williams (OL/DL), Jaylen Bowens (QB/S),
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 


Cascade Champions
City- Wartrace
County- Bedford
Enrollment- 492
Last Season’s Record- 0-10
Region- 4-2A
Head Coach- Jake Tyre (11-30 in four years at Cascade)
Offensive Coordinator- Jake Tyre
Defensive Coordinator- Stephon Ransom
Offense- Multiple Pistol
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 16 (8 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2014
Key Returnees- Mason James (RB/LB, Sr.), Wendel Singleton (RB/DB, Jr.), Colby Melson (QB, Sr.), Seth Countess (WR/DB, Soph.), Jay Hall (FB/LB, Jr.), Gryphon Lefler (OL/LB, Jr.), Sam Jones (OL/LB, Sr.), Chay Chumley (K/P, Sr.), Austin Prince (OL/ DL, Jr.), A.J. Phillips (RB/DL, Jr.), Rusty Stacy (OL/DL,Sr.)
Key Losses- Grant Countess (LB/OL), Will Carter (WR/S), Ryan Goodson (WR/OLB), Brandon Floyd (WR/LB), Aaron Atkins (DE/FB)
Streak Going Into 2018- 10 game losing streak

 

East Robertson Indians
City- East Robertson
County- Robertson
Enrollment- 416
Last Season’s Record- 4-6
Region- 4-2A
Head Coach- Chad Broadrick (8-24 in three years at East Robertson)
Offensive Coordinator- Chad Broadrick
Defensive Coordinator- Atlee Pond
Offense- Spread Option
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (5 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2009
Key Returnees- Jim Burysek (OG/NT, Sr.), Cameron Swift (QB/DB, Jr.), Jaden Crouch (RB/LB, Jr.), Ryan Glover (OT/LB, Sr.), Lucas Osborne (OC/DT, Jr.), CJ Premer (OT/DT, Jr.), Drake Alsup (WR/DB, Jr.), Tyler Ayers (WR/DB, Jr.), Tristan Phipps (WR/DB, Jr.), Taylor Groves (WR/DB, Fr.)
Key Losses- Johnny Lyons (RB/LB), Kobe Evans (OT/DT), Tommy Blakemore (RB/DB), Andrew Tobitt (TE/LB), Logan Beck (OC/DE), Dylan Wilhelm (OT/DT)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Jackson County Blue Devils
City- Gainesboro
County- Jackson
Enrollment- 449
Last Season’s Record- 5-6, lost to Tyner in first round
Region- 4-2A
Head Coach- Sean Loftis (47-39 overall, 13-9 in two years at Jackson County)
Offensive Coordinator- Sean Loftis
Defensive Coordinator- Tommy Hinch
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Michael Punzalan (TE/LB, Sr.), Justin Lancaster (RB/DB, Jr.) Terry Hill (OL/DL, Jr), Dylan Thompson (OL/DL, Jr.), Colby Alexander (WR/DB, Sr.), Nicholas Thomason (RB/DB, Soph.), Alex Norris (OL/DL, Jr.), Jacob Calvin (WR/DB, Soph.), Dallas Johnson (OL/DL, Soph.), Casen Collier (OL/DL, Soph.)
Key Losses- Colby Long (RB/LB), Devin Mayberry(OL/DL), Jeremy Hodges (TE/DE) Orry Smallwood (RB/WR/LB), Jesse Garrison (WR/DB), Jordan Whitehead (RB/DB)
Streak Going Into 2018- two game losing streak

 

Trousdale County Yellow Jackets
City- Hartsville
County- Trousdale
Enrollment- 388
Last Season’s Record- 8-4, lost to Marion County in second round
Region- 4-2A
Head Coach- Brad Waggoner (67-52 overall, 8-4 in one year at Trousdale)
Offensive Coordinator- Brad Waggoner
Defensive Coordinator- Blake Satterfield
Offense- Wing T
Defense- Multiple 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 18 (9 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Jake Gregory (TE/DE, Sr.), Keyvont Baines (QB/DB, Sr.) Xavian Seay (OL/DL, Sr.), Cooper Belcher (OL/DL, Sr.), Noah Hrobsky (OL/DL, Sr.), Dyson Satterfield (RB/OLB, Sr.) Cameron Rankins (RB/LB, Soph), Tarvaris Claiborne (TE/LB, Jr.) Kobe Ford (RB/OLB, Jr) Mason Basford (OL/DL, Soph.) Houston Stafford (RB/SS, Sr.)
Key Losses- Isiah Harper (RB/FS), Dustin Osaile (OL/LB),Braison Rainey (WR/DE), Trace McGuire (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 


Watertown Purple Tigers
City- Watertown
County- Wilson
Enrollment- 537
Last Season’s Record- 9-3, lost to Tyner in second round
Region- 4-2A
Head Coach- Gavin Webster (85-57 in 13 years at Watertown)
Offensive Coordinator- Gavin Webster
Defensive Coordinator- Josh Hackett
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (9 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Heath Price (LB, Sr.), Elijah Maklary (DB, Sr.), Brandon Allison (DB, Sr.), Zack Hill (LB/RB, Sr.), Bryce Webster (QB, Sr.), Deramus Carey (RB, Jr.), Logan Knapp (LB, Sr.), Gavon Fakes (OL, Sr.), Devin Mathis (OL, Sr.), Garrett Vaught (OL, Sr.), Keon Dotson (RB/DL, Sr.), Braxton Swann (DL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Gene Wynne (DL), Ryan Means (OL), Zac Wren (WR), Jensen White (WR), Nathaniel Gutierrez (WR/K)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

Westmoreland Eagles
City- Westmoreland
County- Sumner
Enrollment- 525
Last Season’s Record- 5-6, lost to Marion County in first round
Region- 4-2A
Head Coach- Chad Perry (40-42 overall, 0-0 in first year at Westmoreland)
Offensive Coordinator- Chad Perry
Defensive Coordinator- Ryan Harris
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 6 (4 Off/2 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Tate Sloan (RB/LB, Sr.), Chris Birchfield (OL/DL, Sr.), Jacob Kelley (RB/DE, Sr.), Chris Wix (TE/DL, Sr.), Leland Bray (OL/DL, Jr.), Colby Sullivan (OL/DL, Jr.), Tyson Leduc (FB/LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Drew Gregory (OL/DL), Ryin Raney (FB/DT), Daniel Mizrahi (RB), Cody Eakle (RB), Blake Eakle (QB), Chris Mclennan (WR)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Columbia Academy Bulldogs
City- Columbia
County- Maury
Enrollment- 488 (271 multiplied by 1.8)
Last Season’s Record- 12-2, lost to Union City in Semifinals
Region- 5-2A
Head Coach- Charlie Lansdell (64-30 overall, 56-8 in five years at Columbia Academy)
Offensive Coordinator- Charlie Lansdell
Defensive Coordinator- Seth Anderson
Offense- Spread T
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Josh Cook (RB/LB, Sr.), Rush Lansdell (DB/WR, Sr.), Davis Cofer (TE/LB, Sr.), Tre Davidson (LB/RB, Sr.), Dawson Carter (DB/WB, Sr.), Charles Modeste (DB/WR, Sr.), Trenton Boshers (OL/DL, Sr.), Anderson Porter (OL/DL, Sr.), Harrison Warren (OL/LB, Jr.), Max Ballard (WR/DB, Soph.), Kavares Tears (QB/RB/LB, Soph.), Kyle Young (QB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Adam Whitley (OG/DL), Timmy Riley (RB/DB), Dalton Bennett (C/LB), Blake Kleinke (WR/RB/DB)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 


Community Vikings
City- Unionville
County- Bedford
Enrollment- 509
Last Season’s Record- 4-6
Region- 5-2A
Head Coach- Chris Grooms (10-30 in four years at Community)
Offensive Coordinator- Chris Grooms
Defensive Coordinator- Luke Bowling
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (7 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- Never Qualified
Key Returnees- Luke Murrill (WR/DB, Sr.), Landon Langley (RB, Sr.), Heath Waterson (OL, Sr.), Beau Smith (LB, Sr.), Garrett Gochee (WR, Sr.), Trenton Upchurch (OL, Sr.), Darious Ransom (DB, Sr.), Zac Monroe (DB, Sr.), Brennan Sanders (WR, Sr.), Antonio Lanham (WR, Sr.)
Key Losses- Josiah Murrill (WR/DE), Wyatt Sobiek (WR/QB/ATH), Preston Bennett (LB/RB), Nathan Hudson (OL), Cameron Pinkston (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Eagleville Eagles
City-Eagleville
County- Rutherford
Enrollment-437
Last Season’s Record- 9-3, lost to Columbia Academy in second round
Region- 5-2A
Head Coach- Floyd Walker (12-9 in two years at Eagleville)
Offensive Coordinator- Floyd Walker
Defensive Coordinator- Billy Spann
Offense- I Formation
Defense- 50
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Ethan Cobb (QB, Sr., 2A Mr. Football Semifinalist), Avery Sparks (WR/DB, Sr.), Aaden Leathers (DL/OL, Sr.), Tyler Reid (DL/OL, Sr.), Bryce Lane (LB/RB, Sr.),
Key Losses- Graham Hatcher (WR), Josh Wallman (FB/LB), Chase Bright (RB/DB), Antonio Turrentine (LB/RB), Cody Lane (DL/OL), Lytton Haley (LB/TE)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Forrest Rockets
City- Chapel Hill
County- Marshall
Enrollment-547
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Waverly in first round
Region- 5-2A
Head Coach- Eli Stephenson (0-0 in first year at Forrest)
Offensive Coordinator- Eli Stephenson
Defensive Coordinator- Matthew Delk
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (7 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Nick McClendon (RB/LB, Jr.), Joshua Meglis (QB, Sr.), Spencer McCown (WR/DB, Jr.), Tate Garvin (OL, Jr.), Jacob Wright (LB, Sr.), Billy Perryman (OL, Sr.), Dowlen Hosford (DL/OL, Sr.), Jayme Ozburn (DE, Sr.)
Key Losses- Layton Bennett (QB), Josh Hill (OL/DL), Nathan Trout (OL/DL) Mac Ridley (OL), Dylan Kydd (OL), Troy Turner (RB/LB), Dylan Pendley (DB), Drew Carlisle (LB), Austin Geeting (DL)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Lewis County Panthers
City- Holenwald
County- Lewis
Enrollment- 500
Last Season’s Record- 10-2, lost to Waverly in second round
Region- 5-2A
Head Coach- Bobby Sharp (245-107 in 30 years at Lewis County)
Offensive Coordinator- Bobby Sharp
Defensive Coordinator- Andrew Lawson
Offense- Wing T
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 17 (8 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Denton Webb (DB, Sr.), Tucker Runions (TE/DE, Sr.), Logan Fransen ( OL/DL, Sr.), Mikey Ortiz (RB/DB, Sr.), Preston Spencer (FB/LB, Sr.), Preston Perdue (OL/DL, Jr.), Christian Nash (RB, Jr.), Tristian Rhodes (OL/DL, Sr.), Ethan Hinson (OL/DL, Sr.), Austin Dicus (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Brandon Sharp (WR/DB), Jose Klein (OL/DL), Braiden Brown (RB/DB)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Loretto Mustangs
City- Loretto
County- Lawrence
Enrollment- 494
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 5-2A
Head Coach- Neal Cruce (32-24 overall, 2-8 in one year at Loretto)
Offensive Coordinator- Neal Cruce
Defensive Coordinator- Bryce Glass
Offense- Two Back Spread
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (4 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2014
Key Returnees- Lucas Nobles (FB/DE, Sr.), Avery Rose RB/LB/DB, Sr.), Daniel Smith (OL, Sr.), Brock Purcell (QB, Sr.), Devon Lopp (DB, Sr.), Dalton Fitzpatrick (WR, Sr.), Zach Brown (OL, Jr.), Andrew Beard (WR/DB, Jr.), Eli Green (LB, Jr.), Walker Brown (LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Preston Berryhill (RB/DB), Kirkland Surratt (WR/DL), Dillan Daniels (FB/LB), Ty Walker (OL/LB), Gage Ellis (OL/LB), John Griggs (OT), Mason Jacobs (OL/DT), Colby McMasters (OL/DT), Christian Austill (QB), Ty Walker (OL/LB), Bryce Tankersley (WR/QB/LB), Jimmy Gordon (WR/LB), Blake Ingram (OT/DT)
Streak Going Into 2018- five game losing streak

 

Summertown Eagles
City- Summertown
County- Lawrence
Enrollment- 454
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 5-2A
Head Coach- Leslie Mote (80-106 overall, 11-20 in three years at Summertown)
Offensive Coordinator- Leslie Mote
Defensive Coordinator- Phillip Gowen
Offense- Flex Bone
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 19 (9 Off/10 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Evan Collier (OL/DL, Sr.), Trenton Love (RB/DB, Jr.), Timmy White (RB/DB, Jr.), Jagar Dotson (WR/LB, Jr.), Avery Johnson (LB/FB, Soph.), Blake Bailey (DL, Soph.), J.D. Chunn (DL, Soph.), Aniken Johnson (RB/DB, Fr.)
Key Losses- Bradley Huckaba (FB/LB), Alex Estes (OL/DL), Brandon Risener (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2018- three game losing streak

 

East Hickman Eagles
City- Lyles
County- Hickman
Enrollment- 526
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 6-2A
Head Coach- Brian Pence (4-16 in two years at East Hickman)
Offensive Coordinator- David Wilson
Defensive Coordinator- Barry Eddings
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2013
Key Returnees- Zavier Taylor (RB/FS, Sr.), Kile Lovett (OL/DL, Sr.), Dylan Ragsdale (WR/CB, Sr.), Tre Flottman (QB/SS, Jr.), Alex Garcia (RB/LB, Jr.), Kagan Patton (OL/DL, Jr.), Mayson Brymer (OL/DL, Jr.), Noah Buttrey (OL/DL, Soph.), Blake Lundy (RB/LB, Jr.), Jayvon Canty (WR/SS, Sr.)
Key Losses- Tyler Mobley (RB/LB), Trayvon Brand (OL/DL), Jeffery Warren (OL/DL), Anthony Bishop (OL/DL), Fisher Newcomb (WR/SS), Van Kight (RB/CB)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Hickman County Bulldogs
City- Centerville
County- Hickman
Enrollment-499
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Columbia Academy in first round
Region- 6-2A
Head Coach- Michael Harrison (50-58 overall, 20-24 in four years at Hickman County)
Offensive Coordinator- R.E. McDonald
Defensive Coordinator- Chris Austin
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (5 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Wyatt Chessor (RB/DB, Sr.), Dylan Alderson (WR/DB, Sr.), Trayce Pinkerton (WR/DB, Sr.), Brady Maze (QB/DB, Sr.), Will Orton (TE/LB, Sr.) Justin Jaco (WR/LB, Sr.), Rokezis Collins (RB/LB, Jr.) C.J. Leteure (OL/DL, Soph.)
Key Losses- Hawkins Walcott (OL/DL), James Jett (OL/DL), Dawson Wright (OL/DL) Hunter Mayberry (FB/LB/KR), Griffin Brewer (RB/LB), Wyatt Worstall (WR/LB) Josh Frances (OL/DL),
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Houston County Fighting Irish
City- Erin
County- Houston
Enrollment- 418
Last Season’s Record- 4-6
Region- 6-2A
Head Coach- Orman Meadow (4-6 in one year at Houston County)
Offensive Coordinator- Orman Meadow
Defensive Coordinator- Jonathon Mitchell
Offense- Multiple I
Defense- 40
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (6 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2015
Key Returnees- Jasean Wilson (WR/FS, Jr.), Victor Gomez (LB, Sr.), Dustin Rutledge (OL/DT, Sr.), Denver Welch (DE/TE, Sr.), Tony Slinker (DT, Sr.), Noah Black (RB/DB, Jr.) Chance Dew (DL/OL, Sr.) Kaleb Dew (DL/OL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Drew Crook (QB/FS), Arturo Zarzana (RB/DB), Nick Lemons (OG/LB), Matt Ray (OL/DT), Justin Godsey (OL)
Streak Going Into 2018- four game losing streak

 

Riverside Panthers
City- Decaturville
County- Decatur
Enrollment- 525
Last Season’s Record- 8-3, lost to Eagleville in first round
Region- 6-2A
Head Coach- Johnnie Frost (23-40 overall, 14-9 in two years at Riverside)
Offensive Coordinator- Eric Quinn
Defensive Coordinator- Johnnie Frost
Offense- Multiple Wing
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Stone Frost (QB/SS, Sr.), Dylan Hall (RB/DL, Sr.), Mason Montgomery (OL/LB, Sr.), Hayden Hayes (TE/DE, Jr.), Hunter Moore (RB/DL, Sr.), Mason Woody (RB/DB, Sr.), Luke Lewis (OL/DL, Soph.), Dylan Hall (RB/LB, Sr.), Carson Hehe (WR/LB, Jr.) Nazario Juarez (TE/LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Johnson Finley (OL/DL), Kaleb White (OL/LB), Spencer Odell (WR/DB), Tommy Barnett (WR/DB), Andrew Lindsay (OL/DL), Daryl McElrath (WR), Raleigh Odle (WR/DB) Caleb McCullers (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Scotts Hill Lions
City-Reagan
County- Henderson
Enrollment- 499
Last Season’s Record- 3-8, lost to Lewis County in first round
Region- 6-2A
Head Coach- Daniel Duncan (3-8 in one year at Scotts Hill)
Offensive Coordinator- Carl Harken
Defensive Coordinator- Jeff Robertson
Offense- Double Wing
Defense- 3-3-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (5 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Hayden Beal (LB/RB, Jr.), Ty Martin (RB/DB, Jr.), Justin Harrington (LB/RB, Sr.), Ryan Vargason (LB/RB, Sr.), Logan Mooney (FB/DL, Jr.), Drew Richardson (LB/TE, Sr.), Brennon Watkins (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- William Stafford (DE/FB), Charlie Lowery (FS/WR), Cole Rogers (LB/WR), Stephen Messick (DB/WR), Reeves Northcut (OL), Andrew Foster (OL), Brandon Rogers (OL), Brady Moore (RB)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Waverly Tigers
City- Waverly
County- Humphreys
Enrollment-556
Last Season’s Record- 10-2, lost to Columbia Academy in Quarterfinals
Region- 6-2A
Head Coach- Matt McConnell (40-9 in four years at Waverly)
Offensive Coordinator- Matt McConnell
Defensive Coordinator- Zack Rogowski
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Taylor Dodd (OL/DL, Sr.), Gavin Stanfield (QB, Sr., 2017 2A Mr. Football Winner), J.D. Dixon (WR/DB, Sr.), Montez Bradley (RB/LB, Sr.), Gradion Hensley (OL/DL, Jr.), Colton Cochran (WR/FS, Sr.), Octavian Stewart (WR/DB, Jr.), Andrew Rumsey (OL/DL, Jr.), Trenton Ingram (RB/LB, Jr.), Tommy Mitchell (TE/LB, Sr.) Hunter Fortner (OL/DL, Sr.) Jacob Smith ( OL/LB, Sr.) Terrence Christman (WR/DB, Jr.) Bryan Teft (OL/DL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Malik Dunlap (WR/DB), Michael Jackson (RB/LB), Jacob Breeden (OL/DL), Trey Tidwell (WR/K), Andrew Nicholos (OL/LB), Josephy Rumsey (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Adamsville Cardinals
City- Adamsville
County- McNairy
Enrollment-556
Last Season’s Record- 7-5, lost to Peabody in second round
Region- 7-2A
Head Coach- Brandon Gray (102-42 in 12 years at Adamsville)
Offensive Coordinator- Brandon Gray
Defensive Coordinator- Rennard Woodmore
Offense- Multiple I
Defense- 50
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 16 (8 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Collin Misenhimer (QB, Sr.), Rob Hill (RB, Jr.), Blake Buntyn (RB/LB, Jr.), Brodie Austin (WR/DB, Jr.), Tucker Gray (TE/QB, Jr.), Dexter Whirley (TE/DE, Sr.), Dylan Alfonso-Webb (OL/DB, Sr.), Hunter Vires (OL/DL, Jr.), Donavon Stackens (WR/DB, Sr.), Cody Infield (RB/DB, Jr.), Nick Francis (LB, Sr.), Alan Burdette (OL/DL, Sr.), Eddie Marecki (WR/DB, Jr.), Tucker Johnson (LB, Soph.), Matthew Howie (LB, Sr.), Chaz Sanders (WR/DB, Soph.), Jonathon Linam (K, Sr.)
Key Losses- Braden Austin (OL/DL), Hunter Wicker (OL/DL), Tylan Walker (RB), Rhomerius Knight (RB), Curtis Lake (WR/FS), Woody Hancock (WR)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Gibson County Pioneers
City- Dyer
County- Gibson
Enrollment- 480
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 7-2A
Head Coach- Cody Finley (83-99 overall, 5-15 in two years at Gibson County)
Offensive Coordinator- Skyler Haley
Defensive Coordinator- Neal Patrick
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 18 (9 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2000
Key Returnees- Ozzie Rico (RB, Sr.), Peyton Lamberson (QB/S, Sr.), Matt Watson (LB/RB, Jr.), Jake Patterson (DE/RB, Jr.), Caleb Johnson (DT/TE, Jr.), DeAndre Snow (DT/RB, Jr.), Noah Stafford (DE/TE, Sr.), Cameron MacMackin (DB, Sr.), Will Cantrell (DB/QB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Josh Tettleton (OL),
Streak Going Into 2018- four game losing streak

 

Halls Tigers
City- Halls
County- Lauderdale
Enrollment- 443
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 7-2A
Head Coach- Scott Blair (11-11 overall, 0-0 in first year at Halls)
Offensive Coordinator- Scott Blair
Defensive Coordinator- Jason Curtis
Offense- Wing T
Defense-3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2013
Key Returnees- Brennan Seidel (WR/DB, Jr.), Anton Bennett (QB/DB, Sr.), Joseph Meeks (RB/LB, Jr.), Gage McCammon (OL/DL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Andrew Harris (QB), Tanner Patterson (OL/DL), Cameron Brown (OL/DL), Chris Hall (WR/DB), Morgan Cates (OL/DL), Conner Wright (OL),
Streak Going Into 2018- four game losing streak

 

 

McKenzie Rebels
City- McKenzie
County- Carroll
Enrollment- 432
Last Season’s Record- 5-5
Region- 7-2A
Head Coach- Wade Comer (151-70 in 18 years at McKenzie)
Offensive Coordinator- Wade Comer
Defensive Coordinator- Kelly Spivey
Offense- Spread
Defense- 50
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 7 (3 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Tyler Spivey (R/DB, Sr.), Joseph Miller (RB/DB, Jr.), Kyle Maxwell (OL/DL, Jr.), Murphy Watkins (OL/LB, Sr.), Blake Baker (OL/DL, Jr.), Justin Stafford (FB/LB Sr.), Larson King (WR/DB/K, Sr.), Bryston Diggs (RB/LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Dee Browning (OL), Lorenzo Haynes (DB) Lucas Waddell (R/DB), Zach Jarrett (QB), Cameron Rawls (R/DB), Connor McReynolds, (OL/DL), Xavian Ayers (OL/DL), Keegan Millsap (LB)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game winning streak

 

Peabody Golden Tide
City- Trenton
County- Gibson
Enrollment- 389
Last Season’s Record- 10-3, lost to Union City in Quarterfinals
Region- 7-2A
Head Coach- Shane Jacobs (29-10 in three years at Peabody)
Offensive Coordinator- Jay Taylor
Defensive Coordinator- Tab Vowell
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Jasper Albea (RB/LB, Sr.), Jarel Dickson (RB/LB, Jr.), Qua Parks (WR,DB, Sr.), Bryce Franks (LB/TE, Jr.), Cooper Baugus (QB, Jr.), Courtlen Wade (QB/DB, Sr.), Noah Halbrook (WR/DB, Jr.), Jaime Hernandez (LB, Sr.), Jacquez Wilkins (LB/RB, Jr.), Osiris Wilson (Guard, Sr.), Kell Harvey (Center, Sr.), JC Eubanks (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Matthew Martin (OL), Brantley Whitwell (OL/DL), Lavoskie Pirtle (OL/DE), Khance Hill (WR/DE), Marvin Cliff, Jr. (DE/WR), Hunter Hudson (LB/TE),
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

Trinity Christian Lions
City- Jackson
County- Madison
Enrollment- 450 (250 multiplied by 1.8)
Last Season’s Record- 7-4, lost to Douglass in first round
Region- 7-2A
Head Coach- Blake Butler (48-34 in seven years at Trinity Christian)
Offensive Coordinator- Michael Mancini
Defensive Coordinator- Blake Butler
Offense- Spread
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Riley Graves (WR/DB, Sr.), Justin Moore (OL/DE, Sr.), Kevin Davis (WR/KR, Jr.), Addison Coleman (LB, Sr.), Lane Lamberth (WR, Sr.), Matt Spurgeon (QB, Sr.), Mitch Sisk (WR/DB, Sr.), Garrett Bond (OL/LB, Sr.), Samuel Chilcutt (OL/LB, Sr.), Eli Morris (OL/DL, Soph.)
Key Losses- Heath Harris (OL/DL), Zach Yarbrough (DL), Ty Layman (WR/DB), Noah Holsinger (WR/DB), Hudson McCarty (OL/DL), Jay Bass (OL/DL), Viktor Horton (RB/LB),
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Union City Golden Tornadoes
City- Union City
County- Obion
Enrollment- 463
Last Season’s Record- 13-2, beat Tyner for state title
Region- 7-2A
Head Coach- Darren Bowling (209-89 overall, 102-27 in nine years at Union City)
Offensive Coordinator- Darren Bowling
Defensive Coordinator- Wade Maddox
Offense- Flex Bone
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 7 (3 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Jake Wheeles (OL/DL, Sr.), Deonte Miller (RB/DB, Sr.), Conner Hurt (RB/DB, Sr.), Preston Little (WR/DB, Sr.), Kaleb Craig (WR/LB, Sr.), Neil Brown (OL/DE, Soph.), Jay Ramsey (LB, Sr.), Kaylon McClendon (S, Sr.), Wes Tilghman (DB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Andrew Easley (DB), Austin Jernigan (OL/DL), Wilton Wade (OL/DL), Braxton Waddell (QB/LB), Colton Quick (OL/DL), Tyler Bowling (QB/LB), Kaleb Perkins (OL/DL), Trey Jones (FB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2018- seven game winning streak

 

Douglass Red Devils
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 484
Last Season’s Record- 6-6, lost to Union City in second round
Region- 8-2A
Head Coach- Preston Harris (19-27 in four years at Douglass)
Offensive Coordinator- Terrance Moore
Defensive Coordinator- Tim McNairy
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (4 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Kwamane Robinson (OL/DL Sr.), Eric Davis (RB/DB Jr.), Ricky Smith (WR/DB), Caleb Brown (WR/DB), Marcus Seay (RB/LB), Gabriel Brittman (RB/LB), Romello Keller (RB/LB)
Key Losses- Adrian Grant (WR/DB), Shadarrious Grandberry (WR/DB), Niko Cooper (DE), Jok Nebk (QB), Justin McCracken (RB/LB), Moko Ali (OL/DL), Kajo Musa (OL/DL),
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Fairley Bulldogs
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 384
Last Season’s Record- 8-3, lost to Adamsville in first round
Region- 8-2A
Head Coach- Gene Robinson (8-3 in first year at Fairley)
Offensive Coordinator- Leroy Banks
Defensive Coordinator- Gene Robinson
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Terry Wilkins (RB, Jr.), Kendrick Hightower (WR, Sr.), Thomas Vaughn (DB, Jr.), Jalen Harris (WR, Jr.), Kendrick Anderson (OL, Sr.), Malik Fentress (OL/DL, Sr.), Anthony Poindexter (DT, Jr.), Isaiah Conner (DE, Jr.), Curlandus Smith (LB, Jr.), Edward Pollard (SS, Sr.), Chris Cosby (DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- DeQuan Akins (OL),Kheveon Slaughter (RB/DB), Chris Jones (RB/MLB), Cassius Sharp (QB/DE), Latavious Conley (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Hamilton Wildcats
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 541
Last Season’s Record- 0-9
Region- 8-2A
Head Coach- Cedric Wilson (0-9 in one year at Hamilton)
Offensive Coordinator- Cedric Wilson
Defensive Coordinator- Cedric Wilson
Offense- Pro
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 21 (11 Off/10 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2012
Key Returnees- Jullian Hancox (OG, Sr.), Keyshun Foster (DB, Soph.), Jaylin Hancox (LB/FB, Sr.), Devonta Sharp (LB/FB), Jordan Jones (WR/DB, Sr.), Joseph Brunson (WR/DB, Jr.), Sacario Abston (TE/DE, Jr.), Kaylin Grant (QB/DB, Jr.), Jeremiah Cooper (DB, Jr.), Berzil Thompson (RB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Elijah Burnett (LB), Tedrick Ward (QB)
Streak Going Into 2018- 11 game losing streak

Manassas Tigers
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 476
Last Season’s Record- 3-7, lost to Union City in first round
Region- 8-2A
Head Coach- Carl Coleman (46-51 in nine years at Manassas)
Offensive Coordinator- Willie Steward
Defensive Coordinator- Tony Haggie
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Derrick Tucker (QB, Jr.), Robert Weeks (RB/DB, Sr.), Ahmad Benny (WR/DB, Sr.), Caleb Waller (OL/DL, Sr.), Devin Washington (DB/WR, Jr.), Latavius Thomas (RB/LB, Jr.), Monterio Wilburn (DE/LB, Sr.),
Key Losses- Cornell Trotter (WR/DB), Quantarius Tate (WR/FS/DB), Riley Holmes (OL/DL), Jalen Walker (DB/OLB), Jordan Flagg (LB/RB)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

Memphis Academy of Health and Sciences Lions
City-Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 444
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 8-2A
Head Coach- Cedric Miller (82-94 overall, 14-19 in three years at MAHS)
Offensive Coordinator- Cedric Miller
Defensive Coordinator- Andre West
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Tyre Partee (QB/TE, Sr.), Morris Tripplet (ATH, Sr.), Casio Nelson (WR/S, Jr.), Cobey Lasane (DE/LB, Jr.), Terrius Scorggins, (DB, Sr.), Darion Douglas (LB, Soph.), Jahmil Bowen (WR, Soph.), Cameron Miller (DB/SS, Fr.), Charles Perkins (DE, Fr.), Marcus Harris (LB, Fr.)
Key Losses- Katrell Thompson (OL/DL), Caleb Johnson (SS/RB) Justin Rhodes (RB/DB)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

 

Mitchell Tigers
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 508
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Peabody in first round
Region- 8-2A
Head Coach- Nathan Cole (127-71 in 16 years at Mitchell)
Offensive Coordinator- Nathan Cole
Defensive Coordinator- Carl Johnson
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (4 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Caylon McKnuckle (DB/WR, Sr.), Cleo Cooks (WR/DB, Sr.), Cameron Powers (DE/OL, Sr.), Christian Green (OL/DL, Jr.), Carrion Griffin (DB, Sr.), Javion Benton (DT, Sr.), Collion Hullum (DE/LB, Soph.), Chicken Sow (QB, Soph.), Emmanuel Hassell (WR, Soph.)
Key Losses- Charles Kilpatrick (WR), Barric Abu Bakarr (LB), Terrance Neal (DE/LB), Joshua Marion (QB), Parron Hooker (RB), Ladarius Love (WR/DE), Dee Brown (WR)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

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