Former Tennessee Titan and LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger will be seen coaching on a high school sideline in 2020.
Mettenberger who played at LSU (2011-13) and was drafted in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Tennessee Titans has been hired as the new offensive coordinator at Hillsboro.
“Zach told us he wanted to get into coaching high school football and he only lives five minutes away from Hillsboro, so it’s a great fit for everyone involved,” Hillsboro coach Maurice Fitzgerald said.
“We had a offensive coordinator position open and Zach wanted to work with the quarterbacks only at first but once he got to talking to the players, he’s a natural coach for them and it made sense for him to coordinate the offense and the offensive players are excited.”
Mettenberger passed for 5,783 yards in his three seasons at LSU in which he started his last two seasons in 2012 and 2013as he threw 34 touchdowns in his 25 starts at quarterback.
He started 10 games in his two seasons with the Titans (2014-15) throwing for 2,347 yards and 12 touchdowns.
Bradley Central WR Curry Commits to Hokies
Bradley Central wide receiver Tray Curry has committed to Virginia Tech.
“We are excited that Tray gets the opportunity to play football in the ACC and get a great education at Virginia Tech. He has more potential than any player I have ever coached and is only 16 years old, so I believe his best days are ahead of him,” Bradley Central coach Damon Floyd said.
Curry chose the Hokies over offers from Arkansas, Auburn, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisville, Memphis, Mississippi State, Nebraska, Ole Miss, Texas A&M, Virginia and Chattanooga.
Curry (6-4, 210) accumulated 1,220 total yards and scored 18 touchdowns in his junior year as he rushed for 665 yards and also caught 30 passes for an additional 555 yards.
The following 30 players have committed in the Class of 2021 they are: Bradley Central WR Tray Curry (Virginia Tech), MAHS athlete Robert Johnson (North Texas), Baylor safety Riley Jenne (Harvard), Knoxville Central linebacker Kalib Fortner (Army), Knoxville Central wide receiver Liam Fortner (Army), Hillsboro defensive back Kolby Phillips (Tulane), Bradley Central athlete Javin Burke (Virginia), Henry County defensive back Jawon Odoms (Memphis), Ensworth linebacker Bryce Edmondson (Memphis), Hardin County tight end Hudson Wolfe (Tennessee), MUS defensive back Roderic Lewis (Tulane), McCallie offensive lineman Austin Gentle (Harvard), McCallie offensive lineman Jack Gentle (Harvard), Brentwood Academy defensive end James Stewart (Memphis), Pearl Cohn athlete Kyndrich Breedlove (Ole Miss), Nolensville defensive end Grant Reeder (Davidson), DeKalb County tight end Evan Jones (Tennessee Tech), Ravenwood linebacker Junior Colson (Michigan), Ridgeway safety Brandon Warner (Memphis), White Station defensive back Greg Rubin (Memphis), Pope John Paul II running back Antwan Roberts (Wisconsin), The King’s Academy offensive lineman J’Marion Gooch (Auburn), Father Ryan quarterback D.C. Tabscott (Appalachian State), Alcoa defensive end Grey Carroll (Georgia Tech), Brentwood wide receiver Walker Merrill (Tennessee), Ravenwood tight end Jake Briningstool (Clemson), Ensworth safety Andre Turrentine (Ohio State), Brentwood Academy offensive lineman Eli Sutton (North Carolina), Baylor running back Elijah Howard (Tennessee) and MUS tight end Gavin McKay (Missouri).
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