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Statewide Series: Class 2A Capsules

Statewide Series: Class 2A Capsules

This is my 25th year covering high school football in Tennessee, and just like in years past, I’m ready to get the statewide journey started.  I’ll drop a capsule each week until I’ve covered all nine classifications and today it will continue with Class 2A.

In addition to the team capsules, there is a list of new 2A head coaches as well as the longest winning and losing streaks going into the 2020 season.

All forty-eight 2A  schools are listed in alphabetical order by district.


New Faces In New Places-
There are seven new Class 2A Head Coaches in 2020: Shawn Jones, South Greene; Dale Pruitt, Marion County; Barry Daniel, Loretto; R.E. McDonald, Hickman County; Nick Markle, Union City; Sheldon Dawson, Douglass and Fred Copeland, Fairley

 

Longest Winning Streaks in 2A going into 2020

Peabody- 23

Scotts Hill- 2

Manassas- 1

 

Longest Losing Streaks in 2A going into 2020

Hamilton- 30

Polk County- 11

Community- 9

Tellico Plains- 6

 

Longest Tenured 2A Coaches

Bobby Sharp, Lewis County, 32 years

Wayne Turner, Tyner, 27 years

John Webb, Rockwood, 24 years

Wade Comer, McKenzie, 20 years

Nathan Cole, Mitchell, 18 years

Gavin Webster, Watertown, 15 years

Brandon Gray, Adamsville, 14 years

Kevin Hall, Cosby, 9 years

 

Cosby Eagles
City- Cosby
County- Cocke
Enrollment- 354
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 1-2A
Head Coach- Kevin Hall (27-64 in nine years at Cosby)
Offensive Coordinator- Kevin Hall
Defensive Coordinator- Justin Hite
Offense- Multiple I
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2011
Key Returnees- Hunter Workman (QB/DB, Sr.), Trestan Packwood (WR/DB, Sr.), William Fowler (OL/LB, Sr.), Heriberto Gonzalez (OL/DT, Sr.), Logan Holt (WR/DB, Sr.), Caleb Lawson (RB/LB, Sr.), Doyne Calina (FB/LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Eduardo Gonzalez (RB/LB/K), Tony Shults (OL/DT), Stephen Freshour (WR/LB), Anthony Thomas (WR/DB), Jeremy Wise (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Hampton Bulldogs
City- Hampton
County- Carter
Enrollment- 403
Last Season’s Record- 9-3, lost to Oneida in second round
Region- 1-2A
Head Coach- Mike Lunsford (28-18 in four years at Hampton)
Offensive Coordinator- Mike Lunsford
Defensive Coordinator- Jake Jenkins
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (7 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Conor Jones (QB/FS, Jr.), Caleb Mckinney (OL/DL, Sr.), Aidan Vines (LB/RB, Sr.), Doug Tolley (OL, Sr.), Morgan Lyons (DE/RB/WR, Jr.), McKinley Kuhn (OL, Jr.), RD Ward (OL, Sr.), James Tolley (OL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Max Cash (TE/DE), Gage Chambers (FS/WR), Jonah Jones (WR/DB), Caleb Oaks (FB/LB),  Matt Hughes (FB/LB), Isiah Greenwell (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Happy Valley Warriors
City- Elizabethton
County- Carter
Enrollment- 465
Last Season’s Record- 7-4, lost to Meigs County in first round
Region- 1-2A
Head Coach- Jason Jarrett (31-21 in five years at Happy Valley)
Offensive Coordinator- Steve McKinney
Defensive Coordinator- Greg Hyder
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (4 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Eli Ayers (QB/DB, Sr.), Peyton Pimeau (OL, Sr.), Kamden Richardson (OL/DL, Sr.), Andrew Little (WR/OLB, Jr.), Gabe Nickles (WR/DB, Sr.), Matthew Bahn (RB/OLB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Cameron Slone (OL/FB/DL), Will Tittle (RB/OLB/FS), Jordan Campbell (RB), Ty Pierce (WR/DB), Luke Roberts (LB/FB)
Streak Going Into 2020- two game losing streak

 

South Greene Rebels
City- Greeneville
County- Greene
Enrollment- 487
Last Season’s Record- 10-2, lost to Meigs County in second round
Region- 1-2A
Head Coach- Shawn Jones (51-64 overall, 0-0 in first year at South Greene)
Offensive Coordinator- Joel Burns
Defensive Coordinator- Joe Case
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (5 Off/10 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Luke Myers (ATH, Jr.), Marc Crum (RB/LB, Sr.), Corey Houser (RB/LB, Sr.), Presley Gilliam (LB, Sr.), Trevor Heater (OL/DL, Jr.), Dakota Seaton (OL, Sr.), Preston Bailey (ATH, Sr.), Jay Higgins (K, Sr.), Chandler Fillers (WR, Jr.), Derek Miller (LB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Levi Myers (QB), Justin Southerland (WR), Devin Dye (OL/DL), Chase Carter (OL/DL), Christian Craddock (OL/DL), Hunter Buss (OL/DL), Tanner Dyer (OL), Ethan Heater (OL)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Sullivan North Raiders
City- Kingsport
County- Sullivan
Enrollment- 449
Last Season’s Record- 5-6, lost to Oneida in first round
Region- 1-2A
Head Coach- Preston Patrick (10-12 in two years at Sullivan North)
Offensive Coordinator- Chase Arnold
Defensive Coordinator- Sterling Throp
Offense- Double Wing
Defense- 3-5-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Isaiah Pruitt (DB/WR, Sr.), Ethan Norris (FB/LB, Sr.), Landon Roberts (RB/DB, Sr.), Tristan Jobe (LB, Jr.), Tyler Fugate (OL/DL, Sr.), Eli Kennedy (OL/DL, Jr.), Bryant Herron (WR, Sr.), Joe Flanagan (WB/LB, Jr.), CJ Martis (TE/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Dustin Phillips (OL/DL), Sam Jones (OL/DL), Austin Hartsock (QB/LB), Dylan Cole (RB/LB), Dale Potter (RB/S), Yancy Dolan (FB/LB) 
Streak Going Into 2020- three game losing streak

 

Cumberland Gap Panthers
City- Cumberland Gap
County- Claiborne
Enrollment- 535
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Hampton in first round
Region- 2-2A
Head Coach- DeLynn Cline (35-40 overall, 13-20 in three years at Cumberland Gap)
Offensive Coordinator- Neal Pucciarelli
Defensive Coordinator- DeLynn Cline
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 6 (2 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Cade Rogers (LB, Sr.), Kenny Vaughn (DB, Sr.), Lance Owens  (QB, Jr.), Logan Napier (WR/DB, Jr.), Ethan Thomas (RB, Sr.), Logan Daniels (WR/DB, Jr.), Tyler Mayes (TE/LB, Sr.), Bryson Ellis (OL/LB, Jr.), Cody Mabes (OL/DL, Sr.), Blake Elliot (OL/DL, Sr.), Sam McCorkel (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Caden Brunsma (QB/DB), Holdin McDaniel (WR/DB), Nathan Fuson (WR/DB), Jacob Beaty (LB/TE), Ethen Daniels (WR/LB), Trey Turner (OL/DE), Parker Adams (OL/DL), Dalton Cornett (OL/DL), Logan Miracle (RB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2020- two game losing streak

 

Meigs County Tigers
City- Decatur
County- Meigs
Enrollment- 554
Last Season’s Record- 13-2, lost to Peabody in 2A state title game
Region- 2-2A
Head Coach- Jason Fitzgerald (140-73 overall, 58-17 in six 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- 12 (5 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Malachi Hayden (OL, Sr.), Will Meadows (RB, Sr.), Brady Blevins (LB, Sr.), Logan Carroll (QB/WR/DB, Sr.), Cameron Huckabey (WR/DB, Jr.), Austin Andrews (OL, Jr.), Hagen Lowe (LB, Sr.), Hunter Brown (DL, Sr.), Da’Quan Tatum (DL, Jr.), Ben Smith (LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Aaron Swafford (QB/FS),  Jon Jon Beeler (WR/DB), Gage Gardner (OL), Canyon Grant (LB), Gabriel Maldonado (WR/DB), Jackson Fritts (RB/LB), Ja’ir Beeler (LB), Chris Wood (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Oneida Indians
City- Oneida
County- Scott
Enrollment- 382
Last Season’s Record- 8-5, lost to Meigs County in Quarterfinals
Region- 2-2A
Head Coach- Tony Lambert (88-41 overall, 66-29 in eight years at Oneida)
Offensive Coordinator- Jimmy May
Defensive Coordinator- Tony Lambert
Offense- Pro
Defense- 3-4/4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 6 (3 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Kolby Morgan (ATH, Sr.), Reece Marcum (OL/DL, Sr.), Joseph Luckadoo (TE/DE, Sr.), Jacob Warmoth (RB/LB, Sr.), Joel Couch (WR/DB, Sr.), C J King (OL/DL, Jr.),  Blayke Couch (OL/DL, Jr.),McLorne Love (WR/DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Hunter Barnhart (LB/TE), Colby Boyatt (DE/FB), Elijah West (QB/DB), Bryson Buttram(RB/LB), Aaron Bowling (WR/DB), Trace Sexton (WR/DB), Creighton May (OL/DT), Logan Bell (OT/DT), Josh Orick (DE/WR), Jakob Hamilton (ATH)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Rockwood Tigers
City- Rockwood
County- Roane
Enrollment- 390
Last Season’s Record- 5-6, lost to South Greene in first round
Region- 2-2A
Head Coach- John Webb (150-111 in 24 years at Rockwood)
Offensive Coordinator- John Webb
Defensive Coordinator- Jeff Allen
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 16 (8 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Octavious Worthy (RB/LB, Sr.), Gavin Evans (FB/LB, Sr.), Jackson Kelly (OL, Sr.), David Collette (OL, Jr.), Dakota Waldo (RB, Soph.), Jaiden Hannibal (RB, Jr.), Josiah Gilbert (OL, Sr.), Jack Alexander (DB, Sr.), Owen Hyle (DB, Jr.), Dillon Garrett (SS, Sr.), Xadrian Fickey (WR, Jr.), Billy Cofer (OL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Nate Brackett (QB), Dade Turner (WR/DB), Abe Gaskins (RB/LB), Machiah Storey (OL/DL), Dalton Moss (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Wartburg Bulldogs
City- Wartburg
County- Morgan
Enrollment- 397
Last Season’s Record- 4-6
Region- 2-2A
Head Coach- Kevin Human (10-22 in three years at Wartburg)
Offensive Coordinator- Jessie England
Defensive Coordinator- Rob Davis
Offense- Spread
Defense-4-3/3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Tyler Davis (QB/S, Sr.), Chris Flowers (TE/LB, Sr.), Ethan Stedam (RB/LB, Jr.), Hunter Morgan (OL/DT, Soph.), Nick Newport (LB, Jr.), Samuel McCarty (OL/LB, Jr.), Isaac Monroe (TE/DE, Sr.), Perrion Cruz (TE/DE, Jr.), Taner Branstetter (TE/DE, Jr.), Peyton Hooks (WR/DB, Jr.) 
Key Losses- Robert Williams (OL/LB), Colton James, (DT/OG), Saylor Jones (TB/LB), Caleb McCarty (WR/DB), Colby Justes (WR/DB), Trevor Hill (OT/DT), Owen Vespie (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Bledsoe County Warriors
City- Pikeville
County- Bledsoe
Enrollment- 509
Last Season’s Record- 8-4, lost to Watertown in second round
Region- 3-2A
Head Coach- Dewayne Tabor (8-4 in one year at Bledsoe County)
Offensive Coordinator- DeWayne Tabor
Defensive Coordinator- Ryan Deakins
Offense- Multiple Wing
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (5 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Kaigan Thomas (OL/DL, Sr.), Hunter Ray Eldridge (OL/DL, Sr.), Kyre Stewart (OL/DL, Sr.), Monse Palacios  (OL/DL, Sr.), Brayden Brewer  (OL/DL, Sr.), Brady Turner (TE/LB, Sr.), Riley Swafford (WR/DB, Sr.), Ezack Reyes (WR/DB, Sr.), Gunner Sweatt (RB/LB, Jr.), Cadillac Sevier  (RB/LB, Jr.), Harmon Keith (QB/DB, Jr.), Triston Boring (P/K, Jr.), Tristen Jefferies (OL/DL, Jr.), Harrison DeBord (WR/DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Colby Rogers (RB/WR/DB), Kaidence Thomas (TE/DB), River Swafford (RB/DB), Nolan Pendergrass (OL/LB), Zach Davis (OL/DL), Wyatt Tract  (OL/DL), Gabe McCloud (OL/LB), Elijah Reel (OL/DL), Tyrell Richardson (RB/WR/DB), Cam Smith  WR/DB) 
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Marion County Warriors
City- Jasper
County- Marion
Enrollment- 520
Last Season’s Record- 3-8, lost to Trousdale County in first round
Region- 3-2A
Head Coach- Dale Pruitt (291-146 overall, 0-0 in first year at Marion County)
Offensive Coordinator- Dale Pruitt
Defensive Coordinator- Tristan Chubb
Offense- Hybrid Wing T
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 16 (8 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Anthony Guevara (ATH, Sr.), Jack Tillman (ATH, Sr.), Alex Nunez (ATH, Sr.), Aiden Jolly (ATH, Sr.), Jake Logan (ATH, Sr.), Christian Cannon (OL/DL, Sr.), Jackson Anthony (OL/DL, Sr.), Rylee Rogers (ATH, Jr.), Brodie Prince (LB/TE, Jr.), Jared Allender (OL/DL, Jr.), Taye Hutchins (ATH, Jr.), Michael Showalter (OL/DL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Nick Hamilton (OL), Zach Brown (OL), Kris Layfield (TE/DL), Drake Cardin (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2020- three game losing streak

 

Polk County Wildcats
City- Benton
County- Polk
Enrollment- 532
Last Season’s Record- 0-10
Region- 3-2A
Head Coach- Rusty Brewer (0-10 in one year at Polk County)
Offensive Coordinator- Rusty Brewer
Defensive Coordinator- Tanner Plemons
Offense- Split Back Veer
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Ryan Cronan (QB/DB, Soph.), Daniel Martin (RB/DB, Sr.), Gavin Dunkle (TE/LB, Sr.), Eli Hammons (OL/DL, Soph.), Tanner Meachen (OL/DL, Sr.), Derek Burgess (OL/DL, Soph.)
Key Losses- Levin Harz (RB/DB), Peyton Chambers (OL/DL), Tim Burgess (TE/LB), Preston Higgins (TE/DE), Alex Williams (RB/DB)
Streak Going Into 2020- 11 game losing streak

 

Tellico Plains Bears
City- Tellico Plains
County- Monroe
Enrollment- 469
Last Season’s Record- 3-8, lost to Watertown in first round
Region- 3-2A
Head Coach- Jon Rechtorovic (3-8 in one year at Tellico Plains)
Offensive Coordinator- Don Swanson
Defensive Coordinator- Heath Ware
Offense- I Formation
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Anthony Aguilera (OL/DL, Sr.), Sam Chapman (OL/DL, Sr.), Major Carter (WR/DB, Jr.), Marshall Dukes (RB/DB, Sr.), Gaige Fairbanks (WR/DB, Sr.), Chase Hunt (OL/DL, Sr.), Reid Shaw (FB/LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Dale Rinehart (QB/DE), Levi Roberts (RB/DB), Kolton Stakley (C/DE), Bryant Cooper (WR/WS)
Streak Going Into 2020- six game losing streak

 

Tyner Rams
City- Chattanooga
County- Hamilton
Enrollment- 522
Last Season’s Record- 8-4, lost to Trousdale County in second round
Region- 3-2A
Head Coach- Wayne Turner (221-134 overall, 217-118 in 27 years at Tyner)
Offensive Coordinator- Wayne Turner
Defensive Coordinator- Rob Flowers
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Jeremiah Sawyer (RB/LB, Sr.), Jailin Worthy (OL/DL, Sr.), Anthony Bell (RB/LB, Sr.), KeShawn Brown (OL/DL, Sr.), Melique Hambrick (RB/DB, Sr.), Dre Ridley (WR/FS, Sr.), Jersey Chubb (FB/LB, Soph.), Ben Blackburn (RB/LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Jeremiah Batiste (WR/DB), Martavius Ryals (QB/ LB), Kamden Edwards (LB), Donovan Eason (DL)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Cascade Champions
City- Bell Buckle
County- Bedford
Enrollment- 479
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 4-2A
Head Coach- Jake Tyre (16-45 in six years at Cascade)
Offensive Coordinator- Andy Giel
Defensive Coordinator- Garold Jennings
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2014
Key Returnees- Seth Countess (WR/DB, Sr.), Jaden Burns (DB/RB, Sr.), Alex Allison (OL/DL, Sr.), James Toney (RB/DL, Sr.), Logan McDonald (RB/LB, Sr.), Tony Boggs (RB/DL, Soph.), J.J Slusher (OL/DL, Sr.), Elijah Arnold (QB/LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Jay Hall (FB/LB), Gryphon Lefler (OL/LB), Austin Prince (OL/DL), A.J. Phillips (RB/DL), Ethan Calvert (QB/LB), Cole Smith (WR/SS)
Streak Going Into 2020- four game losing streak

 

East Robertson Indians
City- Cross Plains
County- Robertson
Enrollment- 404
Last Season’s Record- 5-6, lost to Bledsoe County in first round
Region- 4-2A
Head Coach- Atlee Pond (5-6 in one year at East Robertson)
Offensive Coordinator- Atlee Pond
Defensive Coordinator- Chris Bryant
Offense- Spread Option
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (6 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Joel Sandoval (K, Sr.), Taylor Groves (WR/DB, Jr.), Collin Cook (QB, Soph.), Cameron Cope (WR/DB, Jr.), Shaun Groves (WR/DB, Soph.), Dylan Stroud (WR/DB, Jr.), Bryce Brown (OL/DL, Sr.), Cameron Smith (OL/DL, Sr.), Jalen Bravo (OL/DL, Sr.), Peyton Dudley (LB/RB, Jr.), Hayden Swearingen (LB/RB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Cameron Swift (QB/DB), Jaden Crouch (RB/LB), Lucas Osborne (OC/DT), CJ Premer (OT/DT), Drake Alsup (WR/DB), Tyler Ayers (WR/DB), Tristan Phipps (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2020- two game losing streak

 

Jackson County Blue Devils
City- Gainesboro
County- Jackson
Enrollment- 406
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 4-2A
Head Coach- Sean Loftis (51-55 overall, 17-25 in four years at Jackson County)
Offensive Coordinator- Sean Loftis
Defensive Coordinator- Steven Miller
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (7 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Nicholas Thomason (RB/DB, Sr.), Jacob Calvin (WR/DB, Sr.), Dallas Johnson (OL/DL, Sr.), Eli Smith (OL/DL, Sr.), Kaleb Poole (OL/DL, Jr.), Will Flanagan (RB/LB, Jr.), Austin Birdwell (RB/LB, Jr.), Eli Burris (QB, Sr.), Wid Robbins (RB/LB, Sr.), Justin Davis (WR/DB, Sr.) 
Key Losses- Dylan Thompson (OL/DL), Gage Clark (WR/DB), Cole Parkerson (WR/QB/DB)
Streak Going Into 2020- two game losing streak

 

Trousdale County Yellow Jackets
City- Hartsville
County- Trousdale
Enrollment- 360
Last Season’s Record- 11-2, lost to Meigs County in Semifinals
Region- 4-2A
Head Coach- Blake Satterfield (11-2 in one year at Trousdale County)
Offensive Coordinator- Paul Pitts
Defensive Coordinator- Blake Satterfield
Offense- Wing T
Defense- Hybrid 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (7 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Mason Basford (OL/DL, Sr.), Jayden Hicks (QB/DB, Sr.), Cameron Rankins (RB/LB, Sr.), Sebastian Linarez (RB/FS, Sr.), Heath Chasse (K, Sr.), Kasen Payne (OL/LB, Sr.), Jordan Pickett (RB/LB, Sr.), Robert Butcher (OL/DL, Sr.), Alex Ford (WR/DB, Sr.), Bryson Claiborne (RB/DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Tarvaris Claiborne (TE/LB), Jay’Dynn Hayward (RB/OLB), Ben Chumley (WR/DB), Will Holder (TE/OLB), Kobe Ford (RB/DB), Austin Knapp (OL/DL), Aaron Pickett (WR/DB), Davis Stewart (RB/DB)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Watertown Purple Tigers
City- Watertown
County- Wilson
Enrollment- 572
Last Season’s Record- 10-3, lost to Trousdale County in Quarterfinals
Region- 4-2A
Head Coach- Gavin Webster (107-61 in 15 years at Watertown)
Offensive Coordinator- Gavin Webster
Defensive Coordinator- Josh Hackett
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Quanterrius Hughes-Malone (ATH, Sr.), Jordan Carter (ATH, Sr.), Jordan Cason (RB, Sr.), Brandon Watts (ATH, Sr.), Brady Watts (S, Jr.), Drew Creswell (OL/DL, Sr.), Brayden Cousino (QB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Deramus Carey (RB), Braxton Swann (DL), Josh French (OL), Preston Creswell (OL), Jayden Jobe (DL), Elijah Williams (WR)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Westmoreland Eagles
City- Westmoreland
County- Sumner
Enrollment- 493
Last Season’s Record- 5-6, lost to Tyner in first round
Region- 4-2A
Head Coach- Chad Perry (53-52 overall, 13-10 in two years at Westmoreland)
Offensive Coordinator- Chad Perry
Defensive Coordinator- Ryan Harris
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 7 (3 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Corban Kemp (RB/LB, Sr.), Ryker Hodge (QB/DB, Sr.), Collin Casteel (RB/DB, Sr.), Ethan Carter (OL/DE, Sr.), Gavin Whiticker (TE/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Leland Bray (OL/DL), Tyson Leduc (FB/LB), Quinton Sizemore (WR/DB), Seth Woodard (FS)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Community Vikings
City- Unionville
County- Bedford
Enrollment- 540
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 5-2A
Head Coach- Chris Grooms (12-48 in six years at Community)
Offensive Coordinator- Chris Grooms
Defensive Coordinator- Luke Bowling
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (8 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- Never Qualified
Key Returnees- CJ Rivera (RB, Sr.),  McCade Miller (WR, Sr.),  Chrs Martin (TE, Sr.),  Maki Fleming (WR, Fr.), Riker Reid (WR, Jr.), Dallas Grooms (QB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Logan McCool (WR/FS)
Streak Going Into 2020- nine game losing streak

 

Eagleville Eagles
City- Eagleville
County- Rutherford
Enrollment- 403
Last Season’s Record- 8-4, lost to Forrest in second round  
Region- 5-2A
Head Coach- Floyd Walker (27-17 in four years at Eagleville)
Offensive Coordinator- Floyd Walker
Defensive Coordinator- Billy Spann
Offense- I Formation
Defense- 50
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Wyatt McLemore (RB/DB, Sr.), Damien Stingley (DL/OL, Sr.), Elisha Hockett (DL/OL, Jr.), Marcus Collins (QB, Jr.), Payton Lane  (WR/LB, Sr.), Donovin Darnell (LB/RB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Trevor Griffin (WR/DB), Mason Lewis (DL/OL), Logan McKee (DB/RB)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Forrest Rockets
City- Chapel Hill
County- Marshall
Enrollment- 501
Last Season’s Record- 12-1, lost to Riverside in Quarterfinals
Region- 5-2A
Head Coach- Eli Stephenson (17-7 in two years at Forrest)
Offensive Coordinator- Eli Stephenson
Defensive Coordinator- Jeremy Austin
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 6 (3 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Max Kirby (QB/DB, Sr.), Noah Hill (OL/LB, Sr.), Braden Bowyer (OL/DL, Jr.),  McCalister Wilson (TE/OLB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Nick McClendon (RB/LB), Joel Burton (WR/LB), Blaize Sweeney (TE/LB), Tate Garvin (OL/DL), Spencer McCown (WR/DB), Cole Villazon (WR/DB), Kody Patin (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Lewis County Panthers
City- Hohenwald
County- Lewis
Enrollment- 494
Last Season’s Record- 7-3, lost to Riverside in first round
Region- 5-2A
Head Coach- Bobby Sharp (262-112 in 32 years at Lewis County)
Offensive Coordinator- Bobby Sharp
Defensive Coordinator- Andrew Lawson
Offense- Wing T
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (3 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Ian Carroll (OL/OLB, Sr.), Rilee Runions (OT/DE, Sr.), Blake Carroll (DB/SE, Jr.), Trez Sparkman (OT/DT, Jr.), Clyde Sparkman (FB/LB, Sr.), Sloan Mosley (DB/RB, Soph.),  Lincoln Brewer (DB, Soph.), Kael Feichintger (LB, Jr.) 
Key Losses- Preston Perdue (OL/DL), Christian Nash (RB), Justin Nash (RB/FS), Ethan Lindsey (TE/DE) Huntlee Pace (OLB/QB)
Streak Going Into 2020- two game losing streak

 

Loretto Mustangs
City- Loretto
County- Lawrence
Enrollment- 531
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 5-2A
Head Coach- Barry Daniel (29-28 overall, 0-0 in first year at Loretto)
Offensive Coordinator- Barry Daniel
Defensive Coordinator- Harley Simbeck
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (4 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2014
Key Returnees- Ethan Prince (OL, Sr.), Tabias Sirmones (WR/DB Jr.), Preston Kolisek (RB/LB, Jr.), Logan Fisher (RB/DB, Sr.), Skyler Ratliff (TE/DL, Jr.), Nathan Galloway (RB/LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Zach Brown (OL), John Paul Littrell (LB), Walker Brown (LB), Eli Green (LB), Cobin Cozart (NT), Jacob Johns (DT), Eli Hartsfield (OG), Andrew Beard (WR), Jude Thomas (TE)
Streak Going Into 2020- four game losing streak

 

Summertown Eagles
City- Summertown
County- Lawrence
Enrollment- 486
Last Season’s Record- 6-5, lost to Waverly in first round
Region- 5-2A
Head Coach- Allen Mote (90-117 overall, 21-31 in five years at Summertown)
Offensive Coordinator- Allen Mote
Defensive Coordinator- Dakota Crews
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-3-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Kadyn Roysden (WR/DB, Sr.), Austin Abbott (K, Sr.), Dillan Flores (FB/LB, Sr.), Chris Higdon (RB/DB, Sr.), Blake Bailey (OL/DL, Sr.), Colton Shaffer (QB, Jr.), Aniken Johnson (RB/LB, Jr.), Javen Edmiston (RB/WR/LB, Jr.), Luke Chapman (OL/DL, Jr.), Eli Powell (OL/DL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Gavin Knight (RB/LB), Timmy White (WR/DB), Trenton Love (RB/WR/DB), Jagger Dotson (WR/DL), Noah Austin (OL/DL), Olon Owens (OL/LB), Gage Hayden (DL), Adam Chapman (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

East Hickman Eagles
City- Lyles
County- Hickman
Enrollment- 518
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 6-2A
Head Coach- Chris Austin (4-26 overall, 2-8 in one year at East Hickman)
Offensive Coordinator- Billy Sawyer
Defensive Coordinator- Chris Austin
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2013
Key Returnees- Noah Buttrey (OL/DL, Sr.), Nick Chavis (WR/DB, Sr.), Mark Strawser (OL/DL, Sr.), David Ward (RB/LB, Sr.), Armon Morales (TE/LB, Sr.), Brayden Pyburn (OL/DL, Sr.), Kyle England (QB/LB, Jr.), Alan Perez (OL/DL, Jr.), Ethan Irwin (WR/LB, Jr.), Parker Nicholson (TE/LB, Jr.), Michael Ladd (WR/DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Alex Garcia (TE/LB), Tre Flottman (RB/LB), Codey Truman (WR/DB), Jacob Cook (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2020- four game losing streak

 

Hickman County Bulldogs
City- Centerville
County- Hickman
Enrollment- 502
Last Season’s Record- 5-6, lost to Forrest in first round
Region- 6-2A
Head Coach- R.E. McDonald (0-0 in first year at Hickman County)
Offensive Coordinator- Maurice Carkuff
Defensive Coordinator- Damien Clayton
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (7 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Rodqualis Dansby (QB/FS, Jr.), C.J. Leteure (OL/DL, Sr.), Matthew Coday (OL/LB, Sr.), Grant Dotson (RB/LB, Sr.), Jack Thigpen (TE/LB, Sr.),  Jaiden Lepine (WR/DB, Sr.), Deklan Copley (RB/LB, Sr.), Seth Williams (OL/LB, Sr.), Aiden Wallace (RB/DB, Soph.), Jacob Culberson (RB/DB, Jr.), Elijah Tidwell (OL/DE, Jr.)
Key Losses- Rokezis Collins (RB/DL), Willie Taylor (RB/DB), Cade Parks (QB/LB), Wyatt Barber (TE/LB), Wyatt Irwin (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2020- two game losing streak

 

Houston County Fighting Irish
City- Erin
County- Houston
Enrollment- 417
Last Season’s Record- 9-2, lost to Eagleville in first round
Region- 6-2A
Head Coach- Orman Meadow (20-12 in three years at Houston County)
Offensive Coordinator- Zac Bisto
Defensive Coordinator- Jonathon Mitchell
Offense- Multiple Wing
Defense- 40
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Warren Gant (RB/LB, Sr.), Kerion Tyler (WR/LB, Sr.), Andrew Meadow (QB/LB, Jr.), Case Jones (OL/LB, Jr.), Austin Wagner (OL/DL, Jr.), Arkillious Pulley (FB/LB, Sr.), Isaac Steppee (OL, Sr.), Maddox Black (OL, Jr.), Jerison Hankins (OL, Soph.)
Key Losses- Jasean Wilson (WR/FS), Noah Black (RB/DB), Kaleb Dew (OL/LB), Reece Jones (RB/LB), Brock Skelton (WR/QB/DB), Jesse Smith (TE/DL)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Riverside Panthers
City- Decaturville
County- Decatur
Enrollment- 518
Last Season’s Record- 8-6, lost to Peabody in Semifinals
Region- 6-2A
Head Coach- Johnnie Frost (42-47 overall, 33-16 in four years at Riverside)
Offensive Coordinator- Eric Quinn
Defensive Coordinator- Johnnie Frost
Offense- Multiple Wing
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (6 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Luke Lewis (OL/DL, Sr.), Trent Smith (WR/S, Jr.), Weston Ward (WR/QB/DB, Sr.), Alec Beasley (OL/LB, Sr.), Luke Wade (OL/DL, Jr.), Malek Cannon (RB/DB, Sr.), Brett Blankenship (OL/LB, Jr.), Bryce Hernandez (QB/DB, Jr.), Cole Montgomery (TE/DL, Soph.), Casen Reddix (WR/RB/DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Hayden Hayes (TE/DL), Colton Smith (RB/S), Austin Heath (OL/LB), Nazario Juarez (OL/LB), Carson Hehe (WR/QB/S), Johnathan Bowman (WR/DB), Rylan Kennedy (RB/DB), Kyler Hall (RB/LB), Levi Kapp (K)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Scotts Hill Lions
City- Reagan
County- Henderson
Enrollment- 490
Last Season’s Record- 4-6
Region- 6-2A
Head Coach- Rennard Woodmore (4-6 in one year at Scotts Hill)
Offensive Coordinator- Brandon Eden
Defensive Coordinator- Rennard Woodmore
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 3-5-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Ryan Vargason (WR/LB, Sr.), Matt Grice (OL/DL, Sr.), James Newman (OL/DL, Sr.), Andrew Daniel (WR/LB, Sr.), Andrew Daniel (WR/LB, Sr.), Caleb Montgomery (TE/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Hayden Beal (RB/LB), Ty Martin (RB/DB), Logan Mooney (TE/LB), Jalen Bailey (OL/DL), Easton Pollock (QB/LB), Brady Montgomery (QB/DB), Evan Williams (RB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2020- two game winning streak

 

Waverly Tigers
City- Waverly
County- Humphreys
Enrollment- 551
Last Season’s Record- 7-5, lost to Riverside in second round
Region- 6-2A
Head Coach- Randall Boldin (33-7 overall, 7-5 in one year at Waverly)
Co-Offensive Coordinators- Randall Boldin and Phillip Broadway
Defensive Coordinator- Ryan Wall
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (5 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Brady Stanfield (WR/DB, Sr.), Brock Swaw (OL/DT, Sr.), Emrik Houston (RB/LB, Jr.), Kade Anderson (WR/DB, Jr.), Ryan Edwards (WR/DB, Jr.), Shamar Mayberry (T/DE, Jr.), Jacob Dooley (QB/DB, Jr.), Landon Dooley (WR/DB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Gradion Hensley (OL/DL), Octavian Stewart (WR/DB), Andrew Rumsey (OL/DL), Trenton Ingram (RB/LB), Terrence Christman (WR/DB), Bryan Teft (OL/DL), Donato Spight (OL/DL), Graham Stanfield (QB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Adamsville Cardinals
City- Adamsville
County- McNairy
Enrollment- 550
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Fairley in first round
Region- 7-2A
Head Coach- Brandon Gray (110-55 in 14 years at Adamsville)
Offensive Coordinator- Brandon Gray
Defensive Coordinator- Josh Carroll
Offense- Multiple I
Defense- 50
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 17 (9 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Tucker Johnson (LB, Sr.), Chaz Sanders (WR/DB, Sr.), Lathan Morris (QB, Sr.), Jacob Bowles (RB/WR, Sr.), Tootie Atkins (OL/DL, Sr.), Ray Bright (OL, Sr.), Colby Milford (OL, Sr.), Logan Spencer (OL/DL, Jr.), Lane Glen (OL/DL, Sr.), Brendan Jaggers (TE/LB, Sr.), Matthew White (LB/DE, Jr.), Buddy Gee (RB, Soph. ), Austin Finley (RB, Soph.), Deandre Sparks (DB/ATH, Soph.), Carter McClemore  (WR, Jr.), Ty Case (WR/DB, Jr ), Colton Howard (WR/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Blake Buntyn (RB/LB), Brodie Austin (WR/DB), Hunter Vires (OL/DL),  Cody Infield (RB/DB)
Streak Going Into 2020- two game losing streak

 

Gibson County Pioneers
City- Dyer
County- Gibson
Enrollment- 481
Last Season’s Record- 6-4
Region- 7-2A
Head Coach- Cody Finley (96-107 overall, 18-23 in four years at Gibson County)
Offensive Coordinator- Caleb Cox
Defensive Coordinator- Brian White
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 7 (5 Off/2 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Matt Tate (OL, Sr.), Lane Tate (OL, Jr.), Conner Travis (OL, Sr.), Trey Baker (OL, Sr.), Colton Lumpkin (WR, Soph.), Ethan Ward (SS, Sr.), JC Phillips (DT, Jr.), Wyatt Hollis (WR, Sr.) 
Key Losses- Will Cantrell (DB/QB), Jake Patterson (LB/RB), Dre Snow (DT), Caleb Johnson (DE/TE), Austin Fletcher (LB/RB), Adam Smithson (DB/QB), Hayden McGuire (RB), Matt Watson (LB/RB)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Halls Tigers
City- Halls
County- Lauderdale
Enrollment- 405
Last Season’s Record- 4-6
Region- 7-2A
Head Coach- Jason Curtis (4-6 in one season at Halls)
Offensive Coordinator- Chris Harris
Defensive Coordinator- Terry Smith
Offense- Split Back Veer
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 18 (9 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2013
Key Returnees- Dalton England (QB/LB, Sr.), Demarion Flagg (RB/DB, Sr.), Harrison Belton (OL/DL, Sr.), Omarrion Webster (RB/LB, Sr.), Brandon Jones (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Brennan Seidel (WR/LB), Joseph Meeks (RB/LB), Dakota Prater (OL/DL), Isia Cabera (RB/LB), Gage McCammon (OL/DL), Marc Parr (RB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

McKenzie Rebels
City- McKenzie
County- Carroll
Enrollment- 376
Last Season’s Record- 6-6, lost to Peabody in second round
Region- 7-2A
Head Coach- Wade Comer (160-83 in 20 years at McKenzie)
Offensive Coordinator- Wade Comer
Defensive Coordinator- Trey Cantrell
Offense- Spread
Defense- 50
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (6 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Eli Surber (S, Sr.), Will Latimer (WR/DB, Sr.), Chris Barnett (DL, Sr.), Jordan Woods (DL, Sr.), Logan Lyles (TE/LB, Sr.), Jackson Cassidy  (QB, Soph.), Marquez Taylor (RB/DB, Soph.), Ryan Christian (OL/DL, Sr.) 
Key Losses- Evan Jarrett (QB), Kyle Maxwell (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Peabody Golden Tide
City- Trenton
County- Gibson
Enrollment- 385
Last Season’s Record- 15-0, beat Meigs County for 2A state title
Region- 7-2A
Head Coach- Shane Jacobs (58-11 in five years at Peabody)
Offensive Coordinator- Jay Taylor
Defensive Coordinator- Tab Vowell
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (4 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Braxton Johnson (NG, Sr.), Triston Cook (FS, Sr.), Carson Vandiver (SS/WR, Sr.), Keandre Woolfork (DT, Jr.), Allen Jones (LB, Sr.), Jordan Shepherd (DE, Jr.), Khalik Ganaway (RB, Jr.), London Burkett (LB, Soph.), JD Easley (WR, Sr.), Conner Gatlin (OL, Sr.), Benjamin Hayes (OL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Jarel Dickson (RB/LB), Cooper Baugus (QB), Noah Halbrook (WR/DB), Jacquez Wilkins (LB/RB), Eli Hammonds (DB), Rafe Hannah (OL/DL), Tony Walters (OL), Bryce Franks (TE/LB), Logan Whittemore (LB)
Streak Going Into 2020- 23 game winning streak

 

Union City Golden Tornadoes
City- Union City
County- Obion
Enrollment- 454
Last Season’s Record- 7-6, lost to Peabody in Quarterfinals
Region- 7-2A
Head Coach- Nick Markle (27-17 overall, 0-0 in first year at Union City)
Offensive Coordinator- Nick Markle
Defensive Coordinator- Wade Maddox
Offense- Triple Option
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (6 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Neil Brown (OL/DL, Sr.), Wes Tillman (DB, Sr.), Travon Westbrook (RB/DB, Sr.), Kyrell Littleton (RB/LB, Jr.), Carter Bondurant (OL/DL, Jr.), Durrell Littleton (RB/DB, Soph.), Gage Smith (RB/LB, Soph.), Jonathan Stone (RB/LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Carson Corley (DL), DJ Gray (OL/DL), Alex Rodriguez (OL/DL) Sam Theobald (RB/LB), Justin Wiggins (FB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Douglass Red Devils
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 500
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Union City in first round
Region- 8-2A
Head Coach- Sheldon Dawson (0-0 in first year at Douglass)
Offensive Coordinator- Sheldon Dawson
Defensive Coordinator- Sheldon Dawson
Offense- Multiple
Defense-Multiple 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (7 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Damion Mitchell (QB, Jr.), Jucarion Scales (WR/DB, Sr.), Carrington Thompson (OL/DL, Sr.), Julian Taylor (RB/LB, Sr.), Kori Angalo (WR, Sr.), Maurecio Galloway RB, Jr.), Kyler Jones (DT, Jr.), Wilbur Jackson (WR/DB, Jr.), Anfernee Wilson (LB/RB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Eric Davis (RB/DB), Gabriel Brittman (RB/LB), Trevonte Wimberly  (RB/LB),  Caleb Brown  (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2020- three game losing streak

 

Fairley Bulldogs
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 463
Last Season’s Record- 10-3, lost to Peabody in Quarterfinals
Region- 8-2A
Head Coach- Fred Copeland (9-12 overall, 0-0 in first year at Fairley)
Offensive Coordinator- Kardarius Hardin
Defensive Coordinator- Archie Martin
Offense- Spread
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 5 (1 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Kody Jones (DB/WR, Jr.), Javeries Suggs (LB/FB , Jr.), Alton Sanders (DB, Jr.), Demarco Cooperwood (LB, Jr.), Cameron Spencer (RB, Jr.), Telan Hodges (DL, Jr.), Devion Cook (QB, Jr.) 
Key Losses- Terry Wilkins (RB),  Jalen Harris (WR), Thomas Vaughn (DB), Anthony Poindexter (DT), Curlandus Smith (LB), Chris Cosby (DB), Don Sanders (OL)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Hamilton Wildcats
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 362
Last Season’s Record- 0-8
Region- 8-2A
Head Coach- Antwone Moore (3-18 overall, 0-8 in one year at Hamilton)
Offensive Coordinator- John Thomas
Defensive Coordinator- Ron Smalley
Offense- Pro
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2012
Key Returnees- Keshun Foster (RB/WR/DB, Sr.), Marcus Mays (WR/DB, Jr.), Edrick Brooks (WR/DB, Jr.), Tevion Locklear (OL/DT, Sr.), Brandon Farmer (WR/DB, Jr.), Desmon Ware (DT, Jr.), Demond Jackson (OLB, Jr.), Emarius Smith (RB/WR/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Sacario Abston (QB), Tim Marion (TE), Jayden Logan (FB)
Streak Going Into 2020- 30 game losing streak

 

 

Hillcrest Vikings
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 420
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 8-2A
Head Coach- Carl Coleman (54-84 overall, 3-7 in one year at Hillcrest)
Offensive Coordinator- Willie Steward
Defensive Coordinator- Lakeitharun Ford
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 20 (10 Off/10 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Chriszion Jenkins (OL/DL, Sr.), Willie Taylor  (OL/DL, Jr.),  Clarence Livingston (OL/DL, Jr.), Terrell Clark (QB/FS, Sr.), Leon Savage (ATH, Soph.), Qundius Clinton (ATH, Soph.), Keshun Parker (ATH, Soph.), Tyvon James (ATH, Sr.), Donte Barnett (WR/DB, Jr.), Tyshawn Tate (DE/TE, Soph.), Tarenzo Malone (OL/DL/LB, Jr.),  LaDarron Polk (RB/DB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Jerren Jordan (OL/DL), Aaron Parker (WR/DB), Sammie Kuykendall (RB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2020- four game losing streak

 

KIPP Academy Phoenix
City-Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 402
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 8-2A
Head Coach- Terrance Ayers (2-8 in one year at KIPP)
Offensive Coordinator- Terrance Ayers
Co-Defensive Coordinators-  Darius Boone  and Jeremiah Blanchard 
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Josh McMorris (ATH, Sr.), Seth White (DB, Sr.), Scottie Roddy (LB, Jr.), Warren Morris (WR, Soph.), Jeremiah Hayes (OL, Sr.), Tremorris Branch (DB, Jr.), Tommy Evans (WR, Jr.), Jimmy McMorris (OL, Soph.), Juan Rodriguez (ATH, Soph.), Antonio Jenkins (WR, Jr.), David Jackson (DL, Soph.), Jordan Hardy (DB, Jr.) 
Key Losses- Darrel Gooden (LB), Cameron Williams (DB), Tadarius Craft (SS), Tyler Reed (OL), Demetrius Jones (WR)
Streak Going Into 2020- four game losing streak

 

Manassas Tigers
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 396
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 8-2A
Head Coach- Jerrell Starnes (4-16 overall, 2-8 in one year at Manassas)
Offensive Coordinator- Jerrell Starnes
Defensive Coordinator- Chaz Wiseman
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-3 Stack
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (3 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Trayshawn Bailey (DB, Sr.), Jaavonntaye Jones (WR, Soph.), Ahmir Long (LB, Soph.),  Carlando Delaney (DB, Jr.), Donterion Miller (QB, Sr.), Marquerious Barajas (QB/DB, Sr.),  Kenderious Barajas (DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Devin Washington (DB/WR), Ahmad Benny (WR/DB), Janoah Mallory (RB/LB), Derrion Banks (WR/DB), Mike Matthews (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game winning streak

 

Memphis Academy of Health and Sciences Lions
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 430
Last Season’s Record- 6-5, lost to Peabody in first round
Region- 8-2A
Head Coach- Cedric Miller (92-106 overall, 24-31 in five years at MAHS)
Offensive Coordinator- Cedric Miller
Defensive Coordinator- Cedric Miller
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 18 (9 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Darion Douglas (LB, Sr.), Jahmil Bowen (WR, Sr.), Cameron Miller (DB/SS, Jr.), Charles Perkins (DE, Jr.), Marcus Harris (LB, Jr.), Terrique Hogue (LB, Jr.), Robert Johnson (SS/WR, Sr., North Texas Commitment), Damon Swing (OT/DT, Sr.), Demetrius Visor (QB, Soph.), Kristian Miller (DT, Soph.),  Misan Sisk (OL, Soph.), Micah Nisby (OG, Sr.),  Andrew Wells (OL, Soph.), Jacoby Sanders (DE, Jr.)
Key Losses- Casio Nelson (WR/S) Taylor McKinney (OL/DT)
Streak Going Into 2020- two game losing streak

 

Mitchell Tigers
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 397
Last Season’s Record- 8-3, lost to McKenzie in first round
Region- 8-2A
Head Coach- Nathan Cole (141-76 in 18 years at Mitchell)
Offensive Coordinator- Nathan Cole
Defensive Coordinator- Carl Johnson
Offense- Spread
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 17 (9 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Collion Hullum (DE/LB, Sr.), Hadeem Sow (QB, Sr.), Emmanuel Hyman (ATH, Sr.) Teredius Galloway (RB, Sr.), Tylon Nash (DB, Jr.), Kylan Carter (LB, Sr.), Joseph Adams (WR, Jr.),  Hugh Holman (OT, Sr.), Detarius Harris (WR/DB, Sr.), Jalen Vardeman (RB/LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Christian Green (OL/DL), Damien Johnson (SS), Brandon Armstrong (LB), Tylin White (DB)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Trezevant Bears
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 387
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 8-2A
Head Coach- Antwoine Wellington (30-47 overall, 8-13 in two years at Trezevant)
Offensive Coordinator- Antwoine Wellington
Defensive Coordinator- Andre Green
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 3 (1 Off/2 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Tommy Perry (OL/DL, Sr.), Crishawn Bradford (OL/DL, Sr.), Jamal Byers (LB, Sr.), Marquavios Marshall (OL/DE, Jr.), Keyon Brown (QB, Jr.), Malik Williams (ATH, Jr.), Willie Rankin (LB, Jr.), Xavier Mayo (LB, Jr.) 
Key Losses- Tyrez Johnson (QB/DB), Tavion Starks (RB/LB)
Streak Going Into 2020- four game losing streak

 

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