Donovan Stewart’s Covering the Entire State Series: Class 5A Capsules

Donovan Stewart’s Covering the Entire State Series: Class 5A Capsules

Its the second week of July 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 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 2018 season.

New Faces In New Places- There are 10 new Class 5A coaches in 2018: Hayden Chandley, David Crockett; Justin Pressley, Volunteer; Jeremy Bosken, Knoxville Halls; Brad Turner, Gibbs; Vic Wharton, Carter; Scott Galyon, Seymour; Matt Lowe, Powell; Tim Johnson, Lincoln County; Brandon Usery, Bolton and Quintin Jones, Kingsbury

Longest Winning Streaks in 5A going into 2018-
Knoxville Catholic- 9
Karns- 2
Bolton- 1
Cocke County- 1
Franklin County- 1
Kirby- 1
West Creek- 1

Longest Losing Streaks in 5A going into 2018-
White County- 14
Kingsbury- 10
Seymour- 10
Volunteer- 10
Clinton- 8
Northwest- 8

Longest Current Tenured 5A Coaches-
Jeremy Jenkins, Daniel Boone, 14 years
Anthony Crabtree, Beech, 13 years
Clark Duncan, South Doyle, 9 years
Duron Sutton, Ridgeway, 8 years
Rob Black, Fulton, 7 years
Justin Price, Campbell County, 7 years

Cherokee Chiefs
City- Rogersville
County- Hawkins
Enrollment- 1,161
Last Season’s Record- 5-5
Region- 1-5A
Head Coach- Cody Baugh (11-10 in two years at Cherokee)
Offensive Coordinator- Cody Baugh
Defensive Coordinator- Tyler Hensley
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 17 (8 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Collin Trent (QB, Jr.), Connor Smith (ATH, Jr.), Jahpeth Curtsinger (RB/LB, Sr.), Trey Courtney (WR/DB, Sr.), Ben Redding (OL, Sr.), Ryan Bledsoe (WR/DB, Sr.), Jonas Leeper (WR/DB, Jr.), Wesley Marshall (OL/DL, Sr.), Ben Ives (OL/DL, Sr.), Dawson Walker (K, Sr.), Caleb Haun (OL/DL, Jr.), Elijah Brice (RB/LB, Soph.), Bobe Allen (TE/LB, Soph.)
Key Losses-Carter Reynolds (RB/LB), Jake Salyer (RB/LB), Jayden Goins (OL), Sawyer Graves (OL)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

 


Cocke County Fighting Cocks
City- Newport
County- Cocke
Enrollment- 1,177
Last Season’s Record- 4-6
Region- 1-5A
Head Coach- Caleb Slover (12-40 in five years at Cocke County)
Offensive Coordinator- Caleb Slover
Defensive Coordinator- Matthew Morris
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (8 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2011
Key Returnees- Dillion Loveday (LB, Sr.), John Williams (LB, Sr.), Levi Daniels (LB, Sr.), Ryder Campbell (OL, Jr.), Rahiem Meeks (RB/DE/LB, Sr.), Lundon Shelton (RB/LB, Jr.), Tyler Norton (DL, Jr.), Jake Conway (DL, Jr.), Trenton Oveholt (OL, Sr.)
Key Losses-Marty Lindsey (OL/DL), Joseph Jones (LB/WR), Lane Johnson (DE/TE), Ike Mathis (LB), Keko Fontes (DL), Bryce Rader (OL), Dawson Jarnigan (OL)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game winning streak

 

 


Daniel Boone Trailblazers
City- Gray
County- Washington
Enrollment- 1,314
Last Season’s Record- 8-3
Region- 1-5A
Head Coach- Jeremy Jenkins (85-67 in 14 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- 11 (4 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Jeremiah Sullivan (OL, Sr.), Austin Cox (DL, Sr.), James Richardson (DL, Sr.), Logan Rivers (LB, Sr.), Charlie Cole (RB, Jr.), Peyton Nickels (DL, Sr.), Isaiah Quaintance (OL, Sr.), Easton Harrell (QB, Sr.), Joe Jones (DB, Jr.), Colton Adams (DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Bailey Presnell (OL), C.J. Carter (WR/DB), Mason Mounger (RB), Noah Shelton (QB), Joe Ranegan (WR/DB), Walker Burleson (OL/DL), Drew Thompson (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

David Crockett Pioneers
City- Jonesborough
County- Washington
Enrollment- 1,247
Last Season’s Record- 5-6
Region- 1-5A
Head Coach- Hayden Chandley (0-0 in first year at David Crockett)
Co- Offensive Coordinators- Ryan Burger and Hayden Chandley
Defensive Coordinator- Hayden Chandley
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 17 (8 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- John Kollie (WR/LB, Sr.), Mark Seidler (TE/LB, Sr.), Micah Robinson (DB/WR, Sr.), Cade Larkins (QB, Jr.), Doc Coffey (OL/DL, Sr.), Adrian Boles (OL/DL, Sr.), J.R Giles (OL/DL, Sr.), Prince Kollie (RB/DB, Soph.), Ronquille Joyner (RB, Jr.)
Key Losses-Austin Lewis (OL/DL), Hunter Price (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2018- four game losing streak

 

 


Morristown East Hurricanes
City- Morristown
County- Hamblen
Enrollment- 1,472
Last Season’s Record- 4-7
Region- 1-5A
Head Coach- Dewayne Wells (48-99 overall, 19-25 in four years at East)
Offensive Coordinator- Jason Dean
Defensive Coordinator- Randy Mouser
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Jacob Ward (WR/DB, Sr.), Will Westmoreland (TE/LB, Sr.), Chris Whitaker (OL, Sr.), Gave Cabera (OL, Sr.), Alex Mercado (RB/DB, Sr.), Dorian Carmichael (RB, Sr.), Jaylon Long (OL, Sr.), Tim Steinman (DE, Sr.), Dakota Lewis (DE/TE, Sr.), Hunter Norton (LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Keefer Andrew (DB), Ruston Rigney (DB), Joe Jackson (DB), Tanner Davis (OL), Hayden Dacus (LB)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Tennessee High Vikings
City- Bristol
County-Sullivan
Enrollment- 1,190
Last Season’s Record- 6-5
Region- 1-5A
Head Coach- Mike Mays (27-28 in five years at Tennessee)
Offensive Coordinator- Wally Profitt
Defensive Coordinator- Matt Chandler
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (8 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Cade Mitchell (RB/S, Sr.), Ryan Gibson (RB/S, Sr.), Isaac Trivette (OL/DT, Sr.), Wyatt Mullins (OL/DE, Sr.), Damian Duff (DE, Jr.), Jason Dhooghe (DE, Jr.), Joe Maggard (OT, Sr.), Chandler Smith (OL, Sr.), Jake Hollen (OL, Sr.), Kelvin Coleman (LB, Jr.), CJ Hess (WR, Sr.), Hunter Holt (RB, Sr.), Nolan Wishon (TE, Jr.)
Key Losses- Courtland Carter (QB/LB), J.T Scott (TE/L), Darius Eury (RB/LB), Jeffrey Van Vanvalkenburg (RB/LB), Austin Blackwell (OL/DT), Noah Able (DB/RB), Jacob Fouch (DB/WR),Q
Streak Going Into 2018- two game losing streak

 

 


Volunteer Falcons
City- Church Hill
County- Hawkins
Enrollment- 1,152
Last Season’s Record- 0-10
Region- 1-5A
Head Coach- Justin Pressley (20-9 overall, 0-0 in first year at Volunteer)
Offensive Coordinator- Justin Pressley
Defensive Coordinator- Josh Castle
Offense- Spread/Multiple
Defense- 3-3-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2007
Key Returnees- Peyton Baker (WR, Sr.), Eli Dorton (QB, Jr.), Luke Bellamy (S, Jr.), Joe Olterman (LB, Sr.), Clay Snapp (OL/DL, Jr), Christian Gibson (OL, Jr.), Dane Dykes (LB, Soph.), Peyton Derrick (DB, Jr.), Cam Johnson (RB, Soph.), Braden Allen (LB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Zach Christian (RB), Matthew Craddock (OL), Alex Christian (OL), Sonnie Parrish (S), Avery Venoy (LB), Jesse Frazier (NG)
Streak Going Into 2018- 10 game losing streak

 

 


Carter Hornets
City- Strawberry Plains
County- Knox
Enrollment- 930
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 2-5A
Head Coach- Vic Wharton (0-0 in first year at Carter)
Offensive Coordinator- Ryan Roach
Defensive Coordinator- Nick Nash
Offense- Pro
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Garrett Massey (OL/DL, Sr.), Colin Norton (OL/DL, Sr.), Jonathan Rynes (RB/DB, Sr.), Kenny Jones (OL/DL, Jr.), Trey Daugherty (FB/LB, Sr.), Caleb Daugherty (OL/DL, Jr.), Kenneth Cox (RB/DB, Jr.), Nick Davidson (RB, Jr.) Blaine Gaylon (FB/LB, Jr.) Dillon Hensley (TE/LB, Sr.)
Key Losses-Isaac Scarbrough (WR/DB), TaMichael Battle (RB/LB), Bailey Wilson (DB), Gage Lane (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2018- four game losing streak

 

Gibbs Eagles
City- Corryton
County- Knox
Enrollment- 1,009
Last Season’s Record- 5-5
Region- 2-5A
Head Coach- Brad Turner (0-0 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- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Zach Meyers (LB/WR, Sr.), Gavin Collins (RB/LB, Sr.), Jamal Rorex (RB/S, Sr.), Madon Allen (OL/DL, Sr.), Dalton Wright (QB/S, Sr.), Isiah Brooks (RB/LB, Sr.), Brady Spangler (K, Sr.), Troy Davis (QB, Jr.), Garrison Abino (DL/OL, Jr.), Keegan Katz (RB/DB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Oliver Lane (OL/DL), Skyler Merrell (OL/DE), Javay Williams (WR/DB), Bailey Sivyer (WR/DB), Devon Huff (OL/DL), Luke Shoffner (RB/DB), Josh Oakes (WR/DE), Dalton Widner (OL), Noel Leyva (LB), Wyatt Humphries (RB), Trey Mullins (FB/DE)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

 


Knoxville Central Bobcats
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 1,106
Last Season’s Record- 8-6
Region- 2-5A
Head Coach- Bryson Rosser (34-18 in four 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- 2017
Key Returnees- Dakota Fawver (QB, Jr.), Ja’Kobi Troutman (OL/DL, Sr.), Jalynn Clemons (DL/OL, Sr.), Philip Young (DE/TE, Sr.) Eli Sharp (QB, Jr.), Daunte Holliday (DB/WR, Sr.), Demetrien Johnson (WR/DB, Sr.), Trey’sean Moore (RB/DB, Sr.), Braden Gaston (WR/DB, Jr.), Xavier Washington (DB, Sr.), Malik Robinson (LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Antwon Harris (OL), Alex Hinton (OL), Marcus Johnson (LB), Derrick DeBusk (OL), Seth Armstrong (RB/LB), Darius Caswell (WR), Ty Bradford (DE), Edward Brodie (DB),
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Knoxville Halls Red Devils
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 1,245
Last Season’s Record- 6-6
Region- 2-5A
Head Coach- Jeremy Bosken (20-23 overall, 0-0in first year at Halls)
Offensive Coordinator- Zac Gibson
Defensive Coordinator- Zach Brown
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (5 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Stanton Herd (DT, Sr.), Warren Morelock (OL, Sr.), Sean Madigan (WR, Sr.), Caden Tollett (QB, Jr.), Sheldon James (ATH, Sr.), TJ Holmes (LB, Jr.), Zayne Glenn (OL, Jr.), Justin Peters (DB, Sr.), Aeneas Halouma (OL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Cooper Cook (RB), Hunter Huff (WR/DB), Isaac Cook (LB), Hunter Lam (OT), Hayden Layfield (TE), Caleb Faircloth (OL), Luke Humphrey (OL), Jordan Biliter (DE), Walt Elkins (DT)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Sevier County Smoky Bears
City- Sevierville
County- Sevier
Enrollment- 1,119
Last Season’s Record-6-6
Region- 2-5A
Head Coach- Tony Ligenfelter (29-20 in four years at Sevier)
Offensive Coordinator- Jonathan Brewer
Co-Defensive Coordinators- Bryan Atchley and P.J Burden
Offense- No Huddle Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (7 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Chris Bohanan (OG, Sr.), Dalton Mitchell (OL, Sr.), Colin Russell (WR/DB, Sr.), Brayden Hurst (WR/DB, Jr.), Dylan McGaha (LB, Sr.), Cam Burden (QB/S, Soph.)
Key Losses- Jeffrey Bersch (QB), Ronald Villalobos (OT), Gustavo Osorio (RB), Nick Caudill (LB), Anthony Velasquez (WR/K),

Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Seymour Eagles
City- Seymour
County- Sevier
Enrollment- 1,102
Last Season’s Record- 0-10
Region- 2-5A
Head Coach- Scott Galyon (0-0 in first year at Seymour)
Offensive Coordinator- Scott Branton
Co-Defensive Coordinators- Darrel Lauderdale and Matt Shuler
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 16 (8 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2015
Key Returnees- Cameron Dyer (WR/DB, Sr.), Jeremiah Cataline (RB/DB, Sr.), Naaman Webb (RB/DB, Sr.), Noah Spradlin (RB/LB, Sr.), Taylor Hickman (OL/DL, Sr.), Jakob Doster (OL/DL, Sr.) Grayson Campbell (QB/DB, Jr.), Gabe Kitts (RB/LB, Jr.), Eli Kwasney (OL/DL, Jr.), Mikey Nevins (WR/DB, Soph.), JD Kandel (WR/DB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Isaiah Kitts (TE/DL), Tyler Cooper (RB/LB), Ryan Stinnett (RB/DB), Justin Isaacs (OL/DL), Brandon Bentley (OL/DL),
Streak Going Into 2018- 10 game losing streak

 

 


South Doyle Cherokees
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 1,155
Last Season’s Record- 7-6
Region- 2-5A
Head Coach- Clark Duncan (169-131 overall, 48-57 in nine years at South Doyle)
Offensive Coordinator- Rusty Partin
Defensive Coordinator- Jay Whinery
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Ton’Quez Ball (WR/DB, Sr.), Elijah Young (RB/DB, Jr.), Mason Brang (QB, Jr.), Jordun Wilson (OL/DL, Jr.), Arron Lee (OL/DL, Sr.), Nate Adebayo (RB/DB, Jr.), Nate Barrier (TE/LB, Jr.), David Potter (OL/DL, Jr.), Santana Curtis (WR/DB, Jr.), Farrell Scott (TE/LB, Sr.), Cody Richards (TE/LB, Jr.), Noah Meyers (RB/LB, Soph.), Terrell Brown (WR/LB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Austin Shuler (WR/DB), Seandre Scott (WR/DB), Michael Redding (OL/DL), Wes Holt (TE/LB), Bradley Sisler (TE/LB), Quan’tre Mills (RB/LB), Gus McAnally (WR/DB), Austin Morse (K/P)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Campbell County Cougars
City- Jacksboro
County- Campbell
Enrollment- 1,385
Last Season’s Record- 7-4
Region- 3-5A
Head Coach- Justin Price (45-32 in seven years at Campbell)
Offensive Coordinator- Justin Price
Defensive Coordinator- Matt Price
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (4 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Brandon Dison (OL, Sr.), Drew Jordan (LB/WR, Sr.), Preston Bowman (WR/DB, Sr.), Zack Phillips (OL/DL, Sr.), Jordan Tolliver (OL, Sr.), Javan McCulley (DL, Jr.), Eric Hopper (DL, Sr.), Landon Addington (QB/DB, Sr.), Alex Gross (LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Zach Rutherford (QB), Elijah Phillips (LB), Gary Seibers (OL), Shawn Marcum (WR/DB), Jacob Greenwood (WR/DB), Christian England (RB/DB), Bailey Miller (WR/DB), Justin Nelson (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2018- two game losing streak

 

Clinton Dragons
City- Clinton
County- Anderson
Enrollment- 1,103
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 3-5A
Head Coach- Randy McKamey (91-39 overall, 2-8 in one year at Clinton)
Offensive Coordinator- Randy McKamey
Defensive Coordinator- Tim Minga
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2015
Key Returnees- Reagan McKamey (RB/FS, Sr.), Luke Johnson (OL/LB, Sr.), Isaiah Washington (RB/DB, Sr.), Andrew Shoopman (RB/DB, Sr.), Cody Parker (WR/DB, Sr.), Josh Breeden (RB/DB, Sr.), Zack Page (OL/DL, Sr.), Trevor Lenderman (OL/DL, Soph.), Luke Harrison (QB/DB, Sr.), Jackson Leinart (LB, Sr.), Christian Hopper (OL/DL, Sr.), Johnny Hunter (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Cameron Washington (RB), Ro Hardin (RB/FS), Cody Miles (WR), Anthony Shervington (WR), J’Kobe Hardin (LB), Luke Johnson (LB), Jayveen Booker (LB), Garrett Zody (K/P), Trevon Hill (TE/DE)
Streak Going Into 2018- eight game losing streak

 

Fulton Falcons
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 987
Last Season’s Record- 9-3
Region- 3-5A
Head Coach- Rob Black (78-17 in seven years at Fulton)
Offensive Coordinator- Rob Black
Co-Defensive Coordinators- Jason Harbison and Jeff McMillan
Offense- Multiple Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (6 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Xavier Malone (QB, Sr.), JaShaun Fenderson (WR/DB, Sr.), Deshawn Page (FB/LB, Sr.), Deshaun McKinney (WR/DB, Sr.), Robquan Thomas (RB/LB, Sr., Austin Peay commitment), J’Coryan Anderson (RB/LB, Sr.), Michael Hobby (TE/LB, Sr.), Shamond Morelan (DB/S, Sr.), Trevaughn Clark (OL/DE, Sr.), Jeryn Cole (OL/DL, Sr.), Keithon Foster (LB/TE, Sr.), Kenny Buley (DB/WR, Sr.), Kevin Johnson (DB/WR, Sr.), Amir Johnson (WR/FS, Sr.), Demarcus Cash (OL/DE, Jr.), Dearius Farmer (OL/DE, Jr.), James Coleman (OL/DL, Jr.), Joshua Jones (DB/WR, Jr.)
Key Losses- Dorian Williamson (RB), Jaquez Booker (DB), James Davis (RB), Coryean Davis (WR/DB), Joey Smith (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Karns Beavers
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 1,233
Last Season’s Record- 4-6
Region- 3-5A
Head Coach- Brad Taylor (60-43 overall, 5-15 in two years at Karns)
Offensive Coordinator- Brad Taylor
Defensive Coordinator- Matt Childress
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (5 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Daniel Kitts (QB, Sr.), Thomas Harper (WR/DB/KR, Sr., Oklahoma State commitment), Teahzjawon Hodge-Harper (RB/DB, Sr.), Trey Hawkins (WR/DB, Jr.), Jalen Tucker (WR/LB, Jr.), James Brinkley (RB/LB Sr.), Edson Guity-Castro (K, Sr.), Jake Brown (OL/DL, Sr.), Neyland Fendley (OL/DL, Jr.), Zach Forsythe (RB/DE, Jr.)
Key Losses- Landon Kelly (RB/LB), Bryson Garrett (OL), Kobe Vaughn (RB/OLB), Christian Glenn (OL), Hunter Osborn (LB), Anthony Woods (LB), Patrick Obrien (OL/DL), Sean Andor (DL), Nathan Krull (DL)
Streak Going Into 2018- two game winning streak

 

Knoxville West Rebels
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 1,355
Last Season’s Record- 7-5
Region- 3-5A
Head Coach- Lamar Brown (121-56 overall, 7-5 in one year at West)
Offensive Coordinator- Tracy Malone
Defensive Coordinator- Barron Chandler
Offense- Power Spread
Defense-3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (4 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- William Savoy (LB, Sr.), Ben Skvara (LB, Sr.), Jackson Snodgrass (OL/LB, Sr.), Demarcus Nelson (S/LB, Sr.), Will Eggleston (WR, Sr.), Xavier Davis (DB, Sr.), Tre Everson (DB, Sr.), Cyrus Howell (DE, Sr.), Drew Francis (LB, Jr.), Tyrece Edwards (DE, Jr.), Tyrell Ragland (OL, Jr.), Sebatian Latorre (P, Jr.)
Key Losses- Zack Stokes (DL), Juan Davis (DB), Cal Cook (LB) Drake Peer (QB), Reid Britton (OL), Daniel Ledbetter (WR), Trariq Hardin (RB), Logan Bowers (K)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

 


Oak Ridge Wildcats
City- Oak Ridge
County- Anderson
Enrollment- 1,387
Last Season’s Record- 10-3
Region- 3-5A
Head Coach- Joe Gaddis (305-125 overall, 47-13 in five years at Oak Ridge)
Offensive Coordinator- Brian Wyatt
Defensive Coordinator- Jeff Minor
Offense- Spread Option
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (6 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Jeremy Mitchell (LB/WR, Sr.), Caelan Thompson (RB/DB, Sr.), Jordan Graham (RB/DB, Sr.), Kai’Reese Pendergrass (WR/DB, Sr.), Isaiah Johnson (WR/DB, Jr.), Tyrell Romano (RB/LB, Jr.), Jack Replogle (WR/DB, Jr.), Jacob Adams (TE/LB, Jr.), TJ Johnson (OL/DE, Sr.), Samuel Hensley (DL/OL, Jr.), Tyler Galloway (OL/DL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Cobe Angel (LB), Isaac Quick (P), Adarius Simpson (DB), Johnny Stewart (QB), Caleb Martin (WR/DB), Carson McGhee (K/P), Jack Borchers (DL), Adarius Cox (OL), Ramar Hawkins (OL)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Powell Panthers
City- Powell
County- Knox
Enrollment- 1,346
Last Season’s Record- 5-5
Region- 3-5A
Head Coach- Matt Lowe (78-48 overall, 0-0 in first year at Powell)
Offensive Coordinator- Matt Lowe
Defensive Coordinator- Micaiah Smoker
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2012
Key Returnees- Riley Bryant (WR/DB, Sr.), Bailor Walker (WR/DB, Jr.), Michael Treadwell (OL/DL, Jr.), Walker Trusley (QB, Jr.), James Hyman (K, Sr.), Colton Webb (OL/DL, Jr.) Chase Morgan (OL, Sr.), Alvin Stacy (DL, Sr.), Duece Shreve (QB/DB, Sr.), Carson Cole (QB/LB, Sr.), Eli Owens (RB/LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- David Robbins (RB/LB), Brandon England (OL), Wesley Hardin (LB), David Robbins (LB), Alex Hart (WR/FS),
Streak Going Into 2018- four game losing streak

 

Knoxville Catholic Fighting Irish
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 1, 114 (618 multiplied by 1.8
Last Season’s Record-12-3, beat Beech for 5A state title
Region- 4-5A
Head Coach- Steve Matthews (63-26 overall, 53-15 in five 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- 6 (3 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Bryn Tucker (OL/DL, Jr.), Cooper Mays (OL/DL, Jr.), Taylor Shannon (WR/DB, Jr.), Jack Jancek (QB/DB, Jr.), Xavier Story (RB/LB, Sr.), Stiles Moore (TE/DL, Jr.), Adam Jones (WR/DB, Sr.), Ray Thompson (WR/DB, Sr.), Drew Gregg (QB/DB, Soph.), Cooper Whitt (RB/DB, Sr.), Cody Duncan (RB/LB, Jr.), Paxton Robertson (K/LB, Jr.), Alec Bindner (OL/DL, Sr.), Teagan Flomberg (OL/DL, Jr.), Bryce Nicely (OL/DL, Jr.), Max Suchomski (K, Sr.)
Key Losses- Cade Mays (OL), Josh Brown (RB), Cameron Blakely (WR), Joe Fluker (LB/WR), Jack Sompayrac (QB), D.J. Mitchell (DB), Jake Mahoney (LB), L.B. Liverman (DL), DaShon Bussell (WR)
Streak Going Into 2018- nine game winning streak

 

Lenoir City Panthers
City- Lenoir City
County- Loudon
Enrollment- 1,192
Last Season’s Record- 5-6
Region- 4-5A
Head Coach- Jeff Cortez (13-31 in four 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- 13 (6 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Gabe Williams (QB, Sr.), Cody Clevenger (WR/FS, Sr.), Preston Adams (RB/SS Sr.), Kaleb Aikens (TE/LB, Sr.), Devin Noah (RB/DB, Sr.), Dakota Ezell (OT, Sr.), Gilberto Granados (OT/DT, Sr.), Tyler Lawson (OG/DT, Sr.), Hunter Wright (DE/FB, Sr.), Kevin Crabtree (WR/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Zander Harrison (LB), William Romero (TE/LB), Bryant Bingham (OG/DE), Tyler Dutton (FB/ILB) Tristan Williams (C)
Streak Going Into 2018- three game losing streak

 

 


Rhea County Golden Eagles
City- Evensville
County- Rhea
Enrollment- 1,488
Last Season’s Record- 5-6
Region- 4-5A
Head Coach- Mark Pemberton (210-84 overall, 47-16 in five years at Rhea County)
Offensive Coordinator- Mark Pemberton
Defensive Coordinator- Taylor Ownbey
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance-2017
Key Returnees- Chandler Kaylor (TE/LB, Sr.), Zack Pemberton (QB, Sr.), Aubrey Smith (WR/DB, Sr.), Payton Dugger (OL/DL, Sr.), Colton Edwards (OL/DL, Sr.), Kaleb Laws (TE, Sr.), Brady Rice (WR/DB, Sr.), Garrett Smith (OL/DL, Sr.), Gavin Morrison (RB/LB, Sr.), Patrick Williams (OL/DL, Sr.), Bradley Goodwin (RB/LB, Jr.), Jackson Langley (RB/LB, Jr.), Nicholas Sherrill (OL, Jr.), Jacob Stringfellow (OL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Christian Simon (RB/DB), Brandon Hunt (RB/LB), A.J. Velasco (RB/DB), Reece Cooley (WR/DB), Jay Graham (RB/LB), Bradley Evans (DL/TE), Chase Suttles (RB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2018- two game losing streak

 

Soddy Daisy Trojans
City- Soddy Daisy
County- Hamilton
Enrollment- 1,217
Last Season’s Record- 6-5
Region- 4-5A
Head Coach- Justin Barnes (23-29 in five years at Soddy)
Offensive Coordinator- Justin Barnes
Defensive Coordinator- Troy Boeck
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-5-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (4 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Shane Braizer (OL/DL, Sr.), Hayden Maynor (RB/LB, Jr.), Garrett Richardson (WR/DB, Sr.), Landen Reece (WR/LB, Jr.), Ben Jenkins (FB/LB, Sr.), Gavin Chambers (QB, Sr.), Mason Chambers (OL/DL, Jr.), TJ Patton (RB/LB, Sr.), Talon Mann (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Ty Boeck (QB/LB), Brandon Davis (RB/DB), Addison Roberts (DL), Nathan Rusbridge (DL), Jake Seeger (DL), Beau Blaylock (WR), Hunter Burke (WR)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 


Walker Valley Mustangs
City- Cleveland
County- Bradley
Enrollment- 1,411
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 4-5A
Head Coach- Glen Ryan (74-84 overall, 24-36 in six years at Walker Valley)
Offensive Coordinator- Dave Shonts
Defensive Coordinator- Scotty Smith
Offense- Spread
Defense-  4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (2 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Clint Davis (OL, Sr.), Heath Tanksley (RB, Soph.), Chris Crenshaw (DE, Sr.), Kole Hall (LB, Jr.), Kellar Carson (LB, Jr.), Kallum Lowe (LB, Soph.), Eli Hancock (DB, Jr.),  Alex Duke (DB, Sr.), Christian VanDusen (DT, Soph.)
Key Losses-Kolten Gibson (QB), Zeke Westfield (WR), Hunter Raines (OL),  Sam Clements (TE),  Isaiah Alston (DL), Koby Hooker (DL), Cody Duggan (DE)
Streak Going Into 2018- three game losing streak

 

Columbia Lions
City- Columbia
County- Maury
Enrollment- 1,333
Last Season’s Record- 7-4
Region- 5-5A
Head Coach- Jason Hoath (18-25 overall, 7-14 in two years at Columbia)
Offensive Coordinator- David Davis
Defensive Coordinator- Josh Taylor
Offense- Spread
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 7 (2 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Darien Davis (QB, Sr.), Dontavius Brown (WR/DB, Sr.), Josh Hann (DL, Jr.), Bryce Mangrum (SS, Sr.), David Bailey (DE, Jr.), Dashandrick James (LB, Jr.), Jack Quinn (WR/DB, Sr.), Keegan Littlejohn (OL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Will Anderson (OL/LB), T.J Bailey (WR/FS), Dez Brooks (WR/SS), Chase Roberts (OL/DL), Drew Williamson (QB/DL),
Streak Going Into 2018- two game losing streak

 

Franklin County Rebels
City- Winchester
County- Franklin
Enrollment- 1,447
Last Season’s Record- 5-5
Region- 5-5A
Head Coach- Mac McCurry (243-78 overall, 5-5 in one year at Franklin)
Offensive Coordinator- Sam Melton
Defensive Coordinator- Roger Haynes
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (4 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2010
Key Returnees- Michael Fuqua (RB/WR, Sr.), Hunter Hangar (LB, Sr.), Tajh Taylor (LB, Jr.), Riley Ingle (ATH, Jr.), Jabrlye Hill (OL, Sr.), Trenton Gilliland (OL, Sr.), Mason Mitchell (TE, Jr.), Luke Owens (DB, Jr.), Isaiah Bryant (DL, Jr. )
Key Losses- Jarious Johnson (RB/LB), Cam Yarlett (RB/DB), Thomas Holcomb (TE/DE)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game winning streak

 

Lincoln County Falcons
City- Fayetteville
County- Lincoln
Enrollment- 1,207
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 5-5A
Head Coach- Tim Johnson (59-35 overall, 0-0 in first year at Lincoln)
Offensive Coordinator- Eddie Cunningham
Defensive Coordinator- Tim Johnson
Offense- Spread Gun
Defense- Even Front
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2015
Key Returnees- Tucker Webb (RB/LB, Sr.), Cade Cooper (WR/DB, Sr.), Rudy Cooper (RB/WR/DB, Jr.), Jake Sorrells (QB, Jr.), A.J. Alcorn (WR/DB, Sr.), Jason Betz (LB/RB, Sr.), Wes Jenkins (RB/DB, Jr.), Will Ogle (OL/DT, Sr.), Alec Scivallly (DE/RB, Jr.), Landon Smith (LB/RB, Jr.), Christian Counts (LB, Sr.), Will Mullins (OL, Sr.), Cain Williams (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Blane Cannon (OL/DL), Blake Moore (OL/DL), Levi Beard (OL), Dylan McDonald (SS), Austin Holcomb (LB)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Page Patriots
City- Franklin
County- Williamson
Enrollment- 1,123
Last Season’s Record- 8-4
Region- 5-5A
Head Coach- Charles Rathbone (40-28 in six years at Page)
Offensive Coordinator- Charles Rathbone
Defensive Coordinator- Brooks Smith
Offense- Spread
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (4 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Cade Walker (QB, Jr.), Michael Burdick (WR/DB, Sr.), Luke Bowers (RB/LB, Sr.), Ian Smith (OL/DL, Sr.), Quincy Compton (RB/DB, Sr.), Jackson Satterfield (RB/LB, Sr.), Sam Cramer (TE/DL, Sr.), Austin Harshaw (LB, Jr.), Miles Bonn (WR, Jr.), Joel Meier (TE/LB, Jr.), Brady Buckley (DB/WR, Jr.), Nick Michell (WR, Sr.)
Key Losses- Will Rathbone (OL/DL), Daniel Vaughan (OL/DL), Jonathan Harris (OL/DL), Jacob Van landingham (QB), Will Pierce (WR/DB), Quiad Lamont (WR/DB), Jojo Bruce (WR/DB), Drew Kircher (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Shelbyville Golden Eagles
City- Shelbyville
County- Bedford
Enrollment- 1,370
Last Season’s Record-5-6
Region- 5-5A
Head Coach- Justin Palmer (16-16 overall, 13-9 in two years at Shelbyville)
Offensive Coordinator- D.J. Emerson
Defensive Coordinator- Glenn Tidwell
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-3-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (3 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Grayson Tramel (QB, Sr.), Gary Smith III (OL/DL, Jr.), JJ Martin (LB/RB, Sr.), Austin McBee (OL/DL, Jr.), Slayde Simmons (LB/RB, Jr.), Airius Trice (WR/DB, Sr.), Dorvante Swader (LB/TE, Jr.), Mason Wright (DB/WR, Jr.), Lawson Lemmon (OL/DL, Sr.), Myson Day (WR/DB, Jr.), Malachi Burns (WR/LB, Jr.), Cale Swing (WR/DB, Sr.), Alantae Harris (DB/WR, Sr.) Bo Williams (LB/RB, Sr.), Dalton Corely (K, Sr.)
Key Losses- Avery Brown (WR/DB), Luke Davidson (WR/DB) Jalen Wilkerson (OL/DL), Will Davidson (OL/DL), Trevon Alvin (DB), Cody Martin (DL), Jeremiah Wyatt (WR/DB), Tripp Hardison (TE/DE), Caleb Throneberry (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2018- two game losing streak

 

Summit Spartans
City- Spring Hill
County- Maury
Enrollment- 1,406
Last Season’s Record- 10-3
Region- 5-5A
Head Coach- Brian Coleman (29-27 overall, 21-23 in four years at Summit)
Offensive Coordinator- Brian Coleman
Defensive Coordinator- Alex Melton
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 7 (1 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Braden Stem (DL, Sr.), Christian Jolley (LB/RB, Sr.), Zach Claus (OL/DL, Sr.), George Odimegwu (RB, Jr.), Jonathon Myers (LB/RB, Sr.), Jacob Douglas (DB, Sr.)
Key Losses-Tai Carter (RB/DB), Robert Holmes (LB), Kody Davis (OL), Trevor Kuehl (OL), Mason Leatherwood (OL), Jatevion Hayes (WR), Nick Johnson (LB/TE), Chance Jarosz (DL)

 

White County Warriors
City- Sparta
County- White
Enrollment- 1,184
Last Season’s Record- 0-10
Region- 5-5A
Head Coach- Jerry Lowery (3-17 in two years at White County)
Offensive Coordinator- Jerry Lowery
Defensive Coordinator- Taylor Hennigan
Offense- Multiple Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2013
Key Returnees- Allen Shoupe  (RB/DB, Sr.), Caleb Charleson   (RB/LB, Sr.), Travis Parrish   (DB, Sr.), Will Griggs   (QB/S, Jr.),  Jacob Rittenberry (OL, Jr.), Dustin Guy  (OL, Jr.), Cayden Billings (OL, Sr.), Kade Clark   (TE/DE,  Soph.)
Key Losses- Dylan Bumbalough (RB/DE), Grayson Johnson (FB/LB), Jacob Isom (OL/DL), Jacob Matthews (OL), Andrew Cantrell (K/P)
Streak Going Into 2018- 14 game losing streak

 

 


Beech Buccaneers
City- Hendersonville
County- Sumner
Enrollment- 1,139
Last Season’s Record- 14-1, lost to Knox. Catholic in title game
Region- 6-5A
Head Coach- Anthony Crabtree (116-45 in 13 years at Beech)
Offensive Coordinator- Anthony Crabtree
Defensive Coordinator- Bill Alexander
Offense- Multiple I
Defense- 50
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 6 (3 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Aaron Foxx (RB/LB, Sr.), Josh Cole (QB, Jr.), Davis Ward (TE, Sr.), Hayden Sloan (OL, Jr.), Delaney Williams (DE, Jr.), Alex Metcalf (DE, Jr.), Kemontta Coleman (RB/DB, Sr.), Will Crabtree (FB/LB/P, Jr.), Josh Iacob (OL, Sr.), Keyon Dillon (LB, Sr.), Eric McMiller (LB, Sr.), Clark Cameron (LB, Sr.), Brandon Segura (DB, Jr.), Jackson Dolan (S, Jr.), Brian Colon (S, Jr.), Cory Edwards (K, Jr.)
Key Losses- Nelson Smith (QB), Ty Dean (WR/DB), Heath Crabtree (FB/LB), Chaz Williamson (RB/LB), Ty Moore (TE/LB), Jahmall Robinson (RB/DB), Garrett Butler (S), John Parker Carroll (LB), Cole Pulley (OL/DL), Jordan Adams (OL/DL) Alex Webb (OL/DL), Eric Hogan (WR/DB), Dalton Hoskins (OT), Kaemon Dunlap (RB)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

 


Gallatin Green Wave
City- Gallatin
County- Wilson
Enrollment- 1,508
Last Season’s Record- 7-4
Region- 6-5A
Head Coach- Mark Williams (34-31 in six years at Gallatin)
Offensive Coordinator- Thomas Rewis
Defensive Coordinator- Sean Corbitt
Offense- Multiple Pro
Defense- 3-3-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 7 (4 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Ander Sloan (QB, Sr.), Reggie Morris (SS/RB, Sr.), Dyze Vaughn (LB, Sr.), Spencer Briggs (LB/ RB, Jr.), Horaciago Shaw (OL, Sr.), D’Andre Majors (OL/DL, Sr.), Bailey Silcox (FB/DL, Sr.), Kevin Torres (OL/DL, Sr.), Ethan Green (WR, Sr.), Quinton Hiett (TE/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Archellous Turner (OL/DL), Brandon Claud (OL/DL), John Austin Birdwell (OL/DL), Collin Minor (QB), Jalen Porter (RB/LB), Sirtavious Perry (WR/DB), Xavier Fitts (WR/DB),
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

 


Glencliff Colts
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 1,275
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 6-5A
Head Coach- Tate Thigpen (1-9 in one year at Glencliff)
Offensive Coordinator- Tate Thigpen
Defensive Coordinator- Mike Passen
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (5 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2011
Key Returnees- Mel Hart (QB, Sr.), Rishad Petrus (WR/DB, Sr.), Anthony Williams (RB/DB, Sr.), Ricardo Ruiz (OL/DL, Sr), Chris Abdelfarag (LB, Sr.), Olenx Moise (DB, Sr.), Sunny Chittaphong (OL/DL, Soph.), Jacob Mercer (WR/DB, Soph.), Jose Ramos (DL, Soph.)
Key Losses- D’Andre Mumphree (WR), William Sweatt (RB/LB), Tyler Murphy (RB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2018- four game losing streak

 

Hillsboro Burros
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 1,238
Last Season’s Record- 7-5
Region- 6-5A
Head Coach- Maurice Fitzgerald (131-87 overall, 7-5 in one year at Hillsboro)
Offensive Coordinator- Maurice Fitzgerald
Defensive Coordinator- Anthony Brown
Offense- Pro
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Joseph Honeysucker (DE/OLB, Sr.), Jamaal Thompson (SS, Sr.), Therone Orr (DT, Sr.), Harold Jemison (RB/LB, Sr.), Gyasi Mattison (ATH, Sr.), Avont Burrus (ATH, Jr.), Darrian Williams (ATH, Sr.), Decorian Bowers (OL, Jr.), Jay Henderson (DT, Sr.)
Key Losses- Javonte Dean Wiggins (LB), Trevon Smith (OL), T.J. Neal (RB), Jeremiah Edwards (ATH), Trevon Brashers (OL), Kevon Williams (OL), Tre Dickerson (WR), Deleno Howard (OL), Torrance Anthony (NT), Rayveyon Thomas (LB), Barry Johnson (DB)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Hillwood Hilltoppers
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 1,103
Last Season’s Record- 3-8
Region- 6-5A
Head Coach- Kurt Page (134-95 overall, 12-20 in three years at Hillwood)
Offensive Coordinator- Corey Burton
Defensive Coordinator- Kurt Page
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Eric Kinnard (WR/DB, Sr.), Avery Bass (DB/RB, SR), Chris Baines (NG/T, SR.), Miller Baker (TE/DE, Sr.), Kyle Carder (WR/DE, Sr.), Jordan Owens (RB/LB, SR.), Erie Lawrence (LB/TE, Sr.), Phillip Morrison (Center, Jr.), Ethan Myrda (OL/DL, So.), Hale Page (QB/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Tyvay Wine (OLB), Daniel Bonner (LB), Cymitrius Addison (RB), Mohamed Mohamed (OL), Cameron Porter (DT)
Streak Going Into 2018- three game losing streak

 

Hunters Lane Warriors
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 1,422
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 6-5A
Head Coach- Thomas McPhail (31-52 overall, 3-27 in three years at Hunters Lane)
Offensive Coordinator- Thomas McPhail
Defensive Coordinator- Tony Currie
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2009
Key Returnees- Sid Souksangouane (K, Sr.), Kendel Packer (TE/DE, Jr.),Markelle Beasley (OL/LB, Jr.), Demarquez Johnson (RB, Safety, Jr.), Wendell Lewis ( RB, LB, Sr.), Sean Seals (RB, Safety, Jr.), Devin Clymer (OL,DL, Sr.), Freddy Perry (WR, DE, Sr.), Antonius Hurd (WR, DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Maccell Williams (QB, DB), Jarren Myers (DB), Kevondre Rhodes (RB/OLB), Antonio Lennear (TE, DE), Kevin Walker (OL,DL), Shaheem Jordan Jones (WR, DB), Demetrius Matthews (DL)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Clarksville Wildcats
City- Clarksville
County- Montgomery
Enrollment- 1,364
Last Season’s Record- 5-6
Region- 7-5A
Head Coach- Issac Shelby (41-49 overall, 13-29 in four years at Clarksville)
Offensive Coordinator- Issac Shelby
Defensive Coordinator- Taylor Stanley
Offense- Spread Option
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (7 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Josh Watch (DB/WR, Sr.), Ford Cooper (QB/WR, Sr.), Jason Eaton (DT/OT, Jr.), Price Warfield (DB, Jr.), Brandon Armstrong (DE/OG, Sr.), Jake McDivitt (TE/LB, Sr.), Blake Hundley (OG/DT, Jr.), Seth Phillips (LB/RB, Jr.), Quantae Hicks (WR, Jr.), Jacob Tuberville (OG/DE, Sr.)
Key Losses- Bobby Jackson (RB/DB), Malik Santiago (RB/S), Skyler Luna (QB/WR), Jaden Ramos (S/WR), Caden Patterson (K)
Streak Going Into 2018-two game losing streak

 

Dyer County Choctaws
City- Newbern
County- Dyer
Enrollment- 1,216
Last Season’s Record- 5-6
Region- 7-5A
Head Coach- David Whittle (10-11 in two years at Dyer County)
Offensive Coordinator- David Whittle
Defensive Coordinator- Justin Dubruiel
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense-
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Chase Bailey (OL, Sr.), Chad Capps (OL, Sr.) , Dalson Dozier (OL, Sr.), Jeffry Taylor (RB, Sr.), Brice Capps (WR, Sr.), Aron Whittle (WR, Sr.), Cayden Stafford (RB, Sr.), Alex Tharpe (DT, Sr.), Joe Faulcon (DE, Sr.), Thomas Gentry (DE, Sr.), Mason Hethcott (LB/S, Sr.), Evan Thomas (LB, Sr.), Adam Williams(LB, Sr.), Scotty Dillard (DB, Sr.), Chipper Williams (DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Mason Swope (OL), Latrell Halliburton (OL), Deon Thompson (WR), Hunter Taylor (RB), Dylan Franklin (LB),
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Henry County Patriots
City- Paris
County- Henry
Enrollment- 1,368
Last Season’s Record- 9-4
Region- 7-5A
Head Coach- James Counce Jr. (25-12 in three years at Henry County)
Offensive Coordinator- Barry Baker
Defensive Coordinator- John Harrison
Offense- Pro
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (5 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Drew James (OL/DL, Sr.), Nick Metzinger (OL/DL, Sr.), Donavon Teague (FB, Sr.), Jaylen Foster (RB/DB, Jr.), Paxton Pierpoint (S, Sr.), Will Parrish (QB, Sr.), Donyah Teague (DL/FB, Sr.), Samari Rack (DL/TE, Sr.), Ethan Thompson (WR/DB, Sr.), Alex Coffield (LB, Sr.), Tavion Kendley (DB/WR, Sr.), Matthew Bradham (DB, Sr.), Joe Travis (RB/DB, Jr.), Davey Harrod (TE/DL, Jr.), Jalen Herring (DB/LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Savon Stewart (QB/WR), Caleb McCutcheon (RB), Dalton Dyer (LB), Nathanial Owens (OL), Sam Murphey (TE), Lukas Reynolds (RB), Gray Gardner (QB), Zach Hutson (OL), Caleb Orr (TE), Robbie Markum (DE), Seven Stewart (S), Isaiah Johnson (DL)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Kenwood Knights
City- Clarksville
County- Montgomery
Enrollment- 1,163
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 7-5A
Head Coach- Robert Gillard (22-24 overall, 3-7 in one year at Kenwood)
Offensive Coordinator- Chris Bates
Defensive Coordinator- Robert Gillard
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (7 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Donte Mayberry (RB, Sr.), Calb McQueen (WR/FS, Sr.), Kavarius Moody (WR/DB, Jr.), Amonta Moss (QB/DB, Sr.), Deanglo Brooks (LB/WR, Sr.), Tim Cross (RB/LB, Sr.), Jared Rankin (DE/TE, Sr.), Tishun Miles (LB/RB, Soph.), Mario Borum (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Xa’vonne Johnson (TE/LB) Marzell Norris (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2018- three game losing streak

 

Northeast Eagles
City- Clarksville
County- Montgomery
Enrollment- 1,385
Last Season’s Record-7-4
Region- 7-5A
Head Coach- Chad Watson (7-4 in one year at NE)
Offensive Coordinator- Paul Frazier
Defensive Coordinator- Brandon Clark
Offense- Air Raid
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 16 (7 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Heath Williams (QB, Sr.), Rakeem Savusa (OL/DL, Sr.), Jimmy Wendel (OL/DL, Sr.), Tyrique Freeman (RB/LB, Sr.), Devon Dillehay (WR/LB, Sr.), Chris Taylor (WR, Sr.), Tomario Vereen (WR, Jr.), Cashton Haffery (WR/DB, Sr.), Fred Orr (RB/DB, Sr., Rossview Transfer), Isaiah Foy (LB, Sr.), Lujan Lewis (DB, Sr.), Javian Browder (RB/DB, Jr.), Josh Emmons (WR/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Quinton Cross (WR), Gus Antoine Jr. (WR), Drequan Murphy (DB), Jailyn Ferguson (DB), Cameron Kittling (LB)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Northwest Vikings
City- Clarksville
County- Montgomery
Enrollment- 1,291
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 7-5A
Head Coach- Vernon Wright (15-25 in four years at NW)

Co-Offensive Coordinators- Ed Wilkins and Gunther Thornton

Defensive Coordinator- Vernon Wright
Offense- Pro
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees-Tavares Albury (LB, Jr.), laquaylin Nickelson (RB/LB, Jr.),  Jamal Mull (OL/DL, Jr.), Robert Baker (WR, Sr.), Caleb Vansant (OL, Sr.), Gabe Sibert (QB, Jr.), Imryi Course (LB, Sr.), Kameron Santiago (RB/SS, Sr.), Isaiah Hall (SS/RB, Jr.), Nate Luna (RB/LB, Sr.)

Key Losses- Hunter Silverstrim (QB), Shatar McClay (ATH), DeAndre Peters (OL),  QuayShaun Pardue (DB), Javis Pedro (LB), Caleb Suggs (OL/DL), Mason Metcalf (OL/DL), Isaiah Villagomez (WR/DB), Chris Taylor (OL), Alex Stewart (DL/OL)
Streak Going Into 2018- eight game losing streak

 

West Creek Coyotes
City- Clarksville
County- Montgomery
Enrollment- 1,404
Last Season’s Record- 5-5
Region- 7-5A
Head Coach- James Figueroa (5-15 in two years at West Creek)
Offensive Coordinator- Terry Arrington
Defensive Coordinator- Bill Youngquist
Offense- Veer
Defense-4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 7 (5 Off/2 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2010
Key Returnees- Chris Parsons (RB/DB, Sr.), Elijah Grant (DL, Sr.), Michael Broome (DL/OL, Sr.), Chris Pugh (OL, Sr.), Alveon Thornton (RB/LB, Sr.), Walter Batey (RB/DB, Jr.), De Andre Frazier (RB/DB, Jr.), Braxton Smith (RB, Jr.), Logan Jenkins (LB, Jr.), George Soliz (LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Taieeb Dennis (QB), Alex Spencer (WR), Markel Doobs (WR), Dorien Evans (OL), Carlos Jackson (DE)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game winning streak

 

Bolton Wildcats
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1,326
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 8-5A
Head Coach- Brandon Usery (0-0 in first year at Bolton)
Offensive Coordinator- Brandon Usery
Defensive Coordinator- L.A. Owens
Offense- Spread
Defense-3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 5 (2 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Ryan Bevel (QB, Sr.), Dionte Coleman (OL/DL, Sr.), Armonde Crenshaw (DB/WR, Sr.), Jameion Herron (OL/DL, Sr.), Brandon Hargrove (DB/WR, Sr.), Lamar Smith (RB, Jr.), Josh Alexander (DB/WR, Jr.), Jemeriah Tucker (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Devin Fisher (OT), K.J. Barbee (RB/DB), Mario Blanch (RB/S), Darrion Townsend (LB),
Streak Going Into 2018- one game winning streak

 

Brighton Cardinals
City- Brighton
County- Tipton
Enrollment- 1,369
Last Season’s Record- 9-5
Region- 8-5A
Head Coach- Robin Jacobs (27-19 in four years at Brighton)
Offensive Coordinator- Mike David
Defensive Coordinator- Robin Jacobs
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (3 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Nick Johnson (QB, Sr.), James Carson (WR, Sr.), Andre Brooks (RB, Sr.), Christian Holly (WR, Sr.), Sam Dunlap (LB, Sr.), Bailey Howard (DE, Sr.), Josh Fleming (LB, Sr.), Keniate Newsome (DB, Jr.), Hunter Twisdale (LB, Sr.), Ethan Starnes (K, Sr.)

Key Losses- Cam John (DE), Lance West (RB), Aaron Alston (WR), Milak Jackson (QB), Jordon John (DT), Spencer Cartwright (DT), Alex Belue (OL)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Kingsbury Falcons
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1,252
Last Season’s Record- 0-10
Region- 8-5A
Head Coach- Quintin Jones (0-0 in first year at Kingsbury)
Offensive Coordinator- Quintin Jones
Defensive Coordinator- Jason Nichols
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-3-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2011
Key Returnees- Cadarius Thomas (QB Sr.), Dominique Spencer (WR, Jr.), Durias Dyer (MLB/RB, Jr.), Jamar Hudson (DE, Soph.) , Corey Cross (WR/DB, Sr.), Detera Allen (OL/DL, Sr.) , Pedro Durante (OL/LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Kylean Mean (RB/OLB), Dontae Johnson (WR/DE), Michael Small (OL/DT), Lashawn Washington (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2018- 10 game losing streak

 

Kirby Cougars
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1, 252
Last Season’s Record- 6-4
Region- 8-5A
Head Coach- Chester Flowers (40-38 overall, 15-16 in three years at Kirby)
Offensive Coordinator- Reggie Clemons
Defensive Coordinator- Brandon Hunt
Offense- Pro
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 17 (9 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Jaden Johnson (QB, Sr., Louisville commitment), Marshun Douglas (RB, Sr.), Chrisshun Robinson (WR, Sr.), Terryen Collins (DB, Sr.), Corbet Mims (DE, Jr.), Marquan Maclin (OT, Sr.), Martavious Ellis (DE, Sr.), Demetrius Steen (LB, Sr.), LeCalvin Wilson (WR, Jr.), Javarlus Bobo (DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Tommy Fonda (OG)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game winning streak

 

Memphis Overton Wolverines
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1, 189
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 8-5A
Head Coach- Edgar Williams (4-16 in two years at Overton)
Offensive Coordinator- Fred Plummer
Defensive Coordinator- Edgar Williams
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (6 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2002
Key Returnees- Marcez Chatman (RB/DB, Sr.), Dallas Luckett (QB/WR/FS, Sr.), Terrance Luckett (FB/LB, Sr.), Dominic Hunt (OL, Sr.), Mentoa Kimbrough (OT/DT, Sr.), Joequarius Gibson (OL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Anthony Hearn (OL/DL) Eli Beasley (DB), Kenny Morrow (QB), Brandon Willis (RB) Willie Pigeon (OG/DT), King Brown (LB)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Munford Cougars
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1,242
Last Season’s Record- 9-3
Region- 8-5A
Head Coach- Nick Markle (14-8 in two years at Munford)
Offensive Coordinator- Nick Markle
Defensive Coordinator- Slade Calhoun
Offense- Flex Bone Option
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense-
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Noah Robertson (RB/LB, Sr.), JaShawn Adell (LB, Sr.), Paul Kinnaman (OL, Sr.), Ryan Flanagan (OL, Sr.), Max Lodrigue (DT/OT, Sr.)
Key Losses- Marcus Webb (DE/TE), Chaz Hayes (RB), Kylan Washington (RB/FS), Nathan Davenport (QB), Cole Edrington (SS/RB), TJ Scott (OT/DT), Shane Broughton (LB), Jeremiah Horton (OG/DT), Josh Enger (OL/DE)
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

 

Ridgeway Road runners
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1,200
Last Season’s Record- 5-6
Region- 8-5A
Head Coach- Duron Sutton (122-84 overall, 70-29 in eight years at Ridgeway)
Offensive Coordinator- Duron Sutton
Defensive Coordinator- Jeremy Stewart
Offense- Multiple I
Defense-  4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Matthew Bedford (OT, Sr.), Antonio Smith (LB, Sr.), Jamal Wince (OL, Sr.), Marcellous Ruffin (OG, Sr.), Quincy Casey (QB, Sr.), Kameron Sneed (RB, Sr.), Jonathan Holmes (RB, Sr.), Daniel King (ATH, Sr.), Cory Chairs (DE, Sr.)
Key Losses- Kundarrious Taylor (WR/FS), Caleb Jones (OG), London White (DB), Willie Corey (DE), Cameron Stansbury (RB), Myles Smith (DT), Will Durrah (SS), Austin Ward (DE), Larry Anderson (DE), Nicquell Boyd (FS), DeMilton Watson (DT), Terrance Cameron (OG)
Streak Going Into 2018- two game losing streak

 

Southwind Jaguars
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1,496
Last Season’s Record- 8-4
Region- 8-5A
Head Coach- Rahnmann Slocum (113-86 overall, 20-13 in three years at Southwind)
Offensive Coordinator- Chris Jones
Defensive Coordinator- Rahnmann Slocum
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (6 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Kristian Williams (OL/DL, Sr.), Rahnmann Slocum II (OL, Sr.), William Knox (OL, Sr.), Joshua Bean (OL/DL, Sr.), Steve Guy (RB/DB, Jr.), Geoffrey Williams (RB, Jr.), Damarion Houston (LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Jordan Davis (DE), Cortarius Wilson (QB), Traesion Davis (WR), Tokaloh Moore (DL), Jalen Alexander (WR/FS), Donterrio Smith (RB),
Streak Going Into 2018- one game losing streak

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