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Statewide Series: Class 6A Capsules

Statewide Series: Class 6A Capsules

It’s the second week of August, which means it’s time to begin releasing the 2020 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.  Since the season starts soon, I will drop two classifications each week until I’ve covered all nine classifications and today it will continue with Class 6A.

 

All  51 6A schools  participated and their information is  listed in alphabetical order by district.

 

New Faces In New Places– There are seven new Class 6A Head Coaches in 2020: Adam Renshaw, Siegel; Brent Alexander, Station Camp; Josh Crouch, Green Hill; Mike Woodward, LaVergne; Ben Caudill, Stewarts Creek; Greg Burns, Dickson County and Gene Robinson, Germantown

 

Longest Winning Streaks in 6A going into 2020:

Maryville- 15

Hardin Valley- 3

Cleveland- 1

Siegel- 1

 

Longest Losing Streaks in 6A going into 2020:

Antioch- 29

Heritage- 25

Station Camp- 14

Rockvale- 10

Morristown West- 9

Jefferson County- 7

Dickson County- 6

Germantown- 5

 

Longest Current Tenured 6A Coaches

Eddie Courtney, Farragut, 24 years

Rodney Saulsberry, Whitehaven, 16

Bo Cagle, McMinn County, 14

Damon Floyd, Bradley Central, 14

Matt Williams, Smyrna, 12

Stacy Carter, Science Hill, 10

Brad Dedman, Wilson Central, 10

Jay Gore, McGavock, 10

Tim Hammontree, Heritage, 8

Donnie Webb, Franklin, 8

 

Bearden Bulldogs
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 2,047
Last Season’s Record- 5-7, lost to Dobyns Bennett in the second round
Region- 1-6A
Head Coach- Morgan Shinlever (30-36 in six years at Bearden)
Offensive Coordinator- Brian Milan
Defensive Coordinator- Mickey Chait
Offense- Pro
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (4 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Christian Spining (LB, Sr.), Ty Seritt (LB, Sr.), Jaquez Bolland (OLB, Sr.), Reed Frederick (FS, Sr.), James Milazzo (OL/DL, Sr.), Makai Williams (RB, Sr.), Jalen Nevels (OL/DL, Sr.), Jay Pemberton (DL, Sr.), Seth Arana (TE/OLB, Jr.),  John Carlevato (QB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Collin Ironside (QB), Hayden Candela (WR/OLB), Gavin Campbell (OL/DL), Jackson Biggs (WS), Kenneth Parker-Smith (WR/DB), Julian Kendrick (DB), Conner Cross (K/P)
Streak Going Into 2020- one-game losing streak

 

Dobyns Bennett Indians
City- Kingsport
County- Sullivan
Enrollment- 2,268
Last Season’s Record- 10-3, lost to Maryville in the Quarterfinals
Region- 1-6A
Head Coach- Joey Christian (14-9 in two years at DB)
Offensive Coordinator- Chris Thacker
Defensive Coordinator- B.I. Salyers
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Nate Whitley (LB, Sr.), Jackson Martin (DE, Sr.), Zack Ferguson (OL, Sr.),  Zane Whitson (QB, Sr.), Caleb Burleson (OL, Sr.), Isaac Ratliff (DB, Sr.), Trent Cody (DB, Sr.), Phillip Armitage (RB, Sr.), Tylar Tesnear (RB, Sr.), Fonzo Booker (DT, Sr.),
Key Losses- Jet Harris (LB), Braxton Kulbacki (LB), Dalton Harkelroad (WR/S)
Streak Going Into 2020- one-game losing streak

 

 

Farragut Admirals
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 1,873
Last Season’s Record- 6-6, lost to Maryville in the second round
Region- 1-6A
Head Coach- Eddie Courtney (178-101 in 24 years at Farragut)
Offensive Coordinator- Geoff Courtney
Defensive Coordinator- David Hawkins
Offense- Spread Gun
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (5 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Matt White (WR, Jr.), Eli Purcell (LB,/RB, Sr.), Trey Nesbitt (DE, Sr.), Joe Maine (DT, Sr.), Corey Walker (DT, Jr.), Logan Foody (DB, Sr.), Camden Kuhn (DB, Sr.), Carter Schermann (OL, Sr.), Matt White (WR/RB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Jaden Gibbs (WR), Kyle Carter (RB), Isaiah Gibbs (RB), Neyland Harmon (LB), Caleb Kuhn (LB), Wyatt Lucas (WR/DB), Tanner Corum (WR), Cooper Mashburn (OL), Gavin Wilkinson (QB), Alec Keathley (TE/LB), Hunter Shopovich (WR)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

 

 

 

 

Hardin Valley Hawks
City- Knoxville
County- Knox
Enrollment- 2,010
Last Season’s Record- 4-6
Region- 1-6A
Head Coach-  Mike Potter (4-6 in one year at Hardin Valley)
Offensive Coordinator- Reese Browning
Defensive Coordinator- Eric Meyers
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 6 (3 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Sam Simpson (QB Sr.), Marquette Hayes (RB/DB, Sr.), Michael Spurgeon (LB/WR, Sr.), Adrian Garcia (RB/LB, Sr.), Isaac Wilhite (OL/DL, Sr.), Ian Salyer (FB/DL, Sr.),Ryan Nichol (RB/DB, Jr.), Alex Horton (LB/OL, Sr.), Mason Lasorsa (TE/LB, Sr. ), Connor Clarke (OL, Jr.), Deshawn Carey-Parker (DL, Sr.), Josiah Swafford (LB/RB, Jr.), Ty Gentry (DB/WR, Jr.), Ty Denton (TE/DE, Soph.), Braden Schloff (WR/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Kelton Gunn (RB/DB), Cam York (WR/DB), Jaylen Moore (DE), Luke Filipkowski (RB/LB), Maverick Mount (OL/DL), Declan Brophy (OL/DL), Jacob Smith (QB), Derek Whitaker (LB/TE), Deven Jones (DL), Casey Bowen (OL)
Streak Going Into 2020- three game winning streak

 

 

 

 

Jefferson County Patriots
City- Dandridge
County- Jefferson
Enrollment- 2,080
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 1-6A
Head Coach- Spencer Riley (15-26 in four years at Jefferson County)
Offensive Coordinator- Trevor Denton
Defensive Coordinator- Yogi Kinder
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (6 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Dominic Schroeder (OL, Sr.), Alex Mojica (DL/OL Sr.), Sean-David Workman (OL/DL, Jr.), Trevor Crews (OL/DL, Jr.), Kade Parker (WR, Jr.) ,Layne Holt (LB/TE, Sr.), Ayden Houston (RB/DB, Jr.), Logan Brewer (LB/RB, Sr.), Lex Breeden (TE/LB, Jr.), Colin Young (WR/DB, Jr.) 
Key Losses- Tanner Atkins (QB), Josh Miller (DB/RB), Gage Bolin (DB/RB), Andrew Manning (LB), Isaac Sawyer (DB/WR)
Streak Going Into 2020- seven game losing streak

 

 

 

 

Morristown West Trojans
City- Morristown
County- Hamblen
Enrollment- 1,564
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 1-6A
Head Coach- Alvin Sanders (7-23 in three years at West)
Offensive Coordinator- Aaron Jones
Defensive Coordinator- Zac Fleenor
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (8 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Jovanny Gonzalez (LB, Sr.), Hunter Delaney (RB, Jr.), JoJo Madeano (DB, Sr.), Justin Dilbeck (DE, Sr.), Tison Johnson (DB, Soph.), Dylan Cribley (QB, Sr.), Noah Tripucka (QB, Jr.), Jonathan Glover (OL, Sr.), Jaiden Picardi (OL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Connor Patrick (WR), Dominick Hazeltine (RB), Jacob Greene (OL), Jackson Cole (WR)
Streak Going Into 2020- nine game losing streak

  

 

Science Hill Hilltoppers
City- Johnson City
County- Washington
Enrollment- 2,281
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Maryville in the first round
Region- 1-6A
Head Coach- Stacy Carter (140-55 overall, 77-40 in 10 years at Science Hill)
Offensive Coordinator- Stacy Carter
Defensive Coordinator- Ralph Nelson
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Kade Hensley (K/P, Sr.), Justus Sutton (LB, Jr.), Cade Fleeman (LB, Jr.), Andrew Kanady (LB, Sr.), Cole Torbett (WR, Jr.), Lebron Riddle (OL, Jr.), Baylor Brock (RB, Jr.), AJ Martin (WR, Jr.), Jaxon Diamond (QB, Sr.), Kellen Hensley (OL, Soph.), Joseph Giturwa (OL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Chris Thomas (RB), Nick Copenhaver (SS), Jack Conkin (DE), Jaiden Miles (DT), Marquice Griffin (WR), Josh Santiago (DB/WR), Malik Bowman (MLB/RB), Connor Batchelder (QB)
Streak Going Into 2020- two game losing streak

 

 

 

 

Bradley Central Bears
City- Cleveland
County- Bradley
Enrollment- 1,714
Last Season’s Record- 7-4, lost to Farragut in the first round
Region- 2-6A
Head Coach- Damon Floyd (87-67 in 14 years at Bradley Central)
Offensive Coordinator- Matt Moody
Defensive Coordinator- Damon Floyd
Offense- No Huddle Spread
Defense-3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (4 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Javin Burke (QB, Sr., Virginia Commitment), Kanon Hall (WR/DB, Sr.), Bennett Burris (OL, Sr.), CJ Hardy (DL, Sr.), Javon Burke (RB/DB, Sr.), Kins Hooper (LB, Sr.), Camden Creighton (LB, Sr.), Braydon Clark (WR/DB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Michael Holyfield (OL), CJ Dills (OL), Jacob Tipton (OL), Jerad Fox (OL), Saylor Clark (WR), Ricky McCleary (RB), Kam Arrowwood (LB), Tucker Still (FS), Davion Dunn (DB)
Streak Going Into 2020- two game losing streak

 

 

 

 

Cleveland Blue Raiders
City- Cleveland
County- Bradley
Enrollment- 1,612
Last Season’s Record- 4-6
Region- 2-6A
Head Coach- Marty Wheeler
Offensive Coordinator- Tracy Malone
Defensive Coordinator- David Barger
Offense- Pro
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (5 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Evan Neal (OL/DL, Sr.), Tetoe Boyd (RB, Jr.), Ben Gray (DL, Sr.), Aaron Jones (DB/WR, Sr.), Kley McGowan (WR/S, Sr.), Gage Kinsey  (QB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Robert Flowers (ATH), Zack Turner (LB/TE), Parker Chastain (WR/LB), Jax Lambert (OL), D’Rhann Thomas (TE/LB), Austin Allen (OL), Jefferey Perez (WR/DB), DeVarus Bowman (WR/DB), Cade Smith (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game winning streak

 

 

 

Heritage Mountaineers
City- Maryville
County- Blount
Enrollment- 1,408
Last Season’s Record- 0-10
Region- 2-6A
Head Coach- Tim Hammontree (83-114 overall, 15-67 in eight years at Heritage)
Offensive Coordinator- Dylan Morgan
Defensive Coordinator- Josh Whitehead
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 17 (8 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Triston Hurst (RB/LB, Sr.), Zach Holiman (QB, Sr.), Sean Gaylon (OL/DL, Jr.), Jordan Taylor (WR, Sr.), Daniel Foxx (RB/LB, Jr.), Michael White (OL/DL, Sr.), Chase Ridings (WR, Soph.), Eli Bayless (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Ryan Ellis (OL), Dusty Fox (DB/WR)
Streak Going Into 2020- 25 game losing streak

 

 

Maryville Rebels
City- Maryville
County- Maryville
Enrollment- 1,636
Last Season’s Record- 15-0, beat Ravenwood in the state tirle game
Region- 2-6A
Head Coach- Derek Hunt (41-3 in three years at Maryville)
Offensive Coordinator- Derek Hunt
Co-Defensive Coordinators- Kenny Cobble and Nick White
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 6 (3 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Parker McGill (RB, Sr.),  Nick Dagel (WR, Sr.), Trevor Abdella (RG, Jr.), DJ Burks (S, Jr.), Lou Burchfield (OLB, Sr.), Zach Braden (DE, Jr.)
Key Losses- A.J. Davis (WR), Seth Orren (LB), Ashton Maples (WR), Cade Chambers (QB), Tommy Ledford (OL), Tee Hodge (RB), Mason Shelton (LB), Ethan Ensley (DL)
Streak Going Into 2020- 15 game winning streak

 

McMinn County Cherokees
City- Athens
County- McMinn
Enrollment- 1,407
Last Season’s Record- 9-2, lost to Bearden in the first round
Region- 2-6A
Head Coach- Bo Cagle (78-62 in 14 years at McMinn)
Offensive Coordinator- Bo Cagle
Defensive Coordinator- Brad Bennett
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 12 (7 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Bode Patton (OL, Sr.), Devon Turner (DL, Sr.), Garrett Priest (OL, Sr.), Jalan James (WR/DB, Sr.), Bryce Goodner (OL, Sr., Virginia Tech Commitment), Jalen Hunt (RB, Sr., Western Carolina Commitment)
Key Losses- Parker Manney (QB/DB), Will Miller (DL), Nelan Evans (WR/DB), Federico Banuelos (K), Jalen Sharpe (LB/DB)
Streak Going Into 2020- one-game losing streak

 

 

 

 

Ooltewah Owls
City- Ooltewah
County- Hamilton
Enrollment- 1,535
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 2-6A
Head Coach- Scott Chandler (12-10 in two years at Ooltewah)
Co-Offensive Coordinators- Christian Mainor and Ben Braun
Co-Defensive Coordinators- Kerry Jackson and Les Boyum
Offense- Spread
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 7 (4 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Fisher Perry (QB, Sr.), Nick Sullivan (RB, Jr.), Cam Hollis (TE, Sr.), Justin Cruz (LB, Sr.), Jasen Carmichael (DB, Soph.), Omar Norris (DB, Sr.), Cole Steele (LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Christian Benoit (OL), Tre Johnson (OL), Chase Sanders (DB),  Josh Shevlin (LB), Andrew Smith (OL)
Streak Going Into 2020- one-game losing streak

 

William Blount Governors
City- Maryville
County- Blount
Enrollment- 1,643
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Dobyns Bennett in the first round
Region- 2-6A
Head Coach- Philip Shadowens (191-118 overall, 12-41 in five years at William Blount)
Offensive Coordinator- Philip Shadowens
Defensive Coordinator- Michael Bosco
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (6 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Trey Clemmer (QB, Sr.), Grant Lovin (LB, Sr.), Micah Franklin (WR/DB, Jr.), Bryston Williams (WR/DB, Jr.), Job Matossian (K/P, Jr.), Eli Turner (LB/FB, Jr.), Jonah Lee (OL/DT, Sr.), Zac Gardner (SS/RB, Sr.), Sidney Wilburn (OT/DT, Jr.)
Key Losses- Brayden Pierce (OL/DL), Ben Kenny (OL/DL), Noah Durman (WR/DB), Rod Jackson (DL/OL), Tre Smith (DL/OL), Aaron Romero (LB)
Streak Going Into 2020- one-game losing streak

 

Blackman Blaze
City- Murfreesboro
County- Rutherford
Enrollment- 2,411
Last Season’s Record- 8-5, lost to Oakland in the Quarterfinals
Region- 3-6A
Head Coach- Kit Hartsfield (18-7 in two years at Blackman)
Offensive Coordinator- Kevin Meadows
Defensive Coordinator- Kit Hartsfield
Offense- Multiple Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (5 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Drew Beam (QB, Sr.), Todd Lark (WR/DB, Sr.), Elijah Smith (OLB, Sr.), Mark Cooper (WR/DB, Sr.), Andrew Hudson-Jackson (RB, Sr.), O’Brien Jackson (OL, Sr., Eastern Kentucky commitment), John Hartman (OL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Connor Murphy (LB), Dajeun Gibson (RB/DB), Luke Hayes (DB), Lorenzo Smith (DE), Ahmad Collins (LB), Emilio Martin (WR), Josh Meany (OL), Bowdy Boyce (OL), Keionte Newson (WR/DB), Malachi Burns (WR/DB)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

 

Coffee County Raiders
City- Manchester
County- Coffee
Enrollment- 1,674
Last Season’s Record- 2-8
Region- 3-6A
Head Coach- Doug Greene (4-26 overall, 2-8 in one year at Coffee County)
Offensive Coordinator- Doug Greene
Defensive Coordinator- Roger Haynes
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (8 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Matthew Pittman (QB/DB,  Sr.), CJ Anthony (WR/DB, Sr.), Kelvin Verge (WR/DB, Sr.), Marshall Haney (RB/DB, Sr.) 
Key Losses- Colin Ward (TE/LB), Austin Priest (OL/DE)
Streak Going Into 2020- four game losing streak

 

 

 

Cookeville Cavaliers
City- Cookeville
County- Putnam
Enrollment- 2,277
Last Season’s Record- 5-6, lost to Hendersonville in the first round
Region- 3-6A
Head Coach- Jimmy Maynord (227-113 overall, 48-32 in seven years at Cookeville)
Offensive Coordinator- John Ledford
Defensive Coordinator- David Foster
Offense- Spread
Defense- Multiple 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 13 (8 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Stockton Owen (QB, Sr.), Trip Wallace (OL, Sr.), Wes Delk (OL, Sr.), Alex Delk (OL, Sr.), BJ Billen (RB/DB, Sr.), Ethan Cumby (DL, Sr.), Cade Apple (LB, Jr.), Marcus Banks (LB, Sr.), Drew Dyal (LB, Sr.), Harris Cravens (WR, Sr.)
Key Losses- Jacob Stamps (RB/DB), Cameron Harris (RB/DL), Brayden Nivens (WR/ DB), Rob Bontrager (LB)
Streak Going Into 2020- two game losing streak

 

 

Oakland Patriots
City- Murfreesboro
County- Rutherford
Enrollment- 2,285
Last Season’s Record- 13-1, lost to Maryville in the Semifinals
Region- 3-6A
Head Coach- Kevin Creasy (145-18 overall, 66-6 in five years at Oakland)  
Offensive Coordinator- Kevin Creasy
Defensive Coordinator- Stephen Jackson
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 7 (4 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Trey Turk (P/K, Sr.), Graham Keating (OL, Sr.), Vic Stephenson (ATH, Sr.), Ethan Mclaurin (DE, Jr.), Kobe Manning (SS, Sr.), Eddie Willis (FS, Sr.), Jordan James (RB, Jr.), Bryson Dobbs (TE, Sr.), Antonio Patterson (WR, Jr.), Isaiah Horton (WR, Jr.), Ian Schlacter (QB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Aaron Moore (DE), Jackson Riley (OL/DL), De’Arre McDonald (DB/WR), Dorian Anderson (DB/WR), Mikhael Holman (DE), Tim Pannell (RB/LB), Kody Sparks (QB)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Riverdale Warriors
City- Murfreesboro
County- Rutherford
Enrollment- 2,094
Last Season’s Record- 7-4, lost to Mt. Juliet in the first round
Region- 3-6A
Head Coach- Will Kriesky (27-19 in four years at Riverdale)
Offensive Coordinator- Kelly Holcomb
Defensive Coordinator- Zach Rayl
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (4 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- C.J. Johnson (WR, Sr.), Javon Nelson (DE, Sr.), Xaylyn Mckinnie (DB, Sr.), Jameson Holcomb (QB, Soph.), Elijah Herring (TE/LB, Soph.), Alex Mitchell (TE/LB, Jr.), Marcus Lloyd (RB/LB, Jr.), Jarrod Russel (OL, Sr. )
Key Losses- Gaston Haney (DE), Taylor Yancey (QB), CJ Cartmel (DE), DJ Moyers (TE), Drew Smith (RB), Josh Harney (DB), Eric Brown (DT)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

 

 

 

 

Rockvale Rockets
City- Rockvale
County- Rutherford
Enrollment- 1,800
Last Season’s Record- 0-10
Region- 3-6A
Head Coach- Rick Rice
Offensive Coordinator- Ricky Eberlei
Co-Defensive Coordinators- J.D. Gambill and Matthew Delk
Offense- Spread Option
Defense- 3-3-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 21 (10 Off/11 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- Never Qualified
Key Returnees- Lamarcus Nelson (DB/RB, Soph.), Jace McCormick (LB/TE, Soph.), Luke Peterson (DB, Soph.), Jamarie Gaulding (RB/DB, Sr.), Grayson Smith (RB, Jr.), Imani Ford (DE, Jr.), Gage Rodgers (WR/DB, Jr.), Branick Swain (WR/DB, Jr.), Eli Manpig (WR/DB, Jr.), Torrion Kidd (WR/DB, Sr.), C.J. Steele (TE/DE, Jr.), Brandon Vonaphadky (QB/DB, Sr.), Lamarious Nelson (QB/DB, Jr.), Jay Harris (LB, Sr.), Skylen Bounphongsy (LB/OL, Jr.), Cadence Constance (OL/DL, Jr.), David Pena (OL/DL, Jr.), Maximus Bounphongsy (OL/DL, Sr.), Landon Starnes (RB/LB, Jr.), Gabe Lockridge (FS/WR, Jr.), Hunter Lehman (OL/DL, Sr.), Hayden Chambliss (OL/DL, Jr.), Aidan Falcone (DL/TE/FB, Jr.), Kareem Sharif (WR, Sr.), Logan Nowacki (QB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Darrilyn Council (RB/DB), Christian Moody (OL)
Streak Going Into 2020- 10 game losing streak

 

 

Siegel Stars
City- Murfreesboro
County- Rutherford
Enrollment- 1,789
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 3-6A
Head Coach- Adam Renshaw (43-55 overall, 0-0 in first year at Siegel)
Offensive Coordinator- Adam Renshaw
Defensive Coordinator- Eric Smith
Offense- Spread
Defense- 5-2
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (3 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Jalen Moody (DL, Sr.), Drew Sledge (K, Sr.), Wes Spann (DL, Sr.), Karter Johnson (OL, Sr.), Braden Kaiser (LB, Jr.), Jack Nedrow (QB, Sr.), Maddox Purvis (S, Jr.), Kendall Martin (RB/WR, Sr.), Rodney Randolph (RB/LB, Jr.) 
Key Losses-Ethan Vanhook (LB), John Gordon (OL), Tucker Sears (QB), Evan Milligan (WR), Cam McGuire (WR), Keyshawn Kanyangira (LB), Pat Boykins (RB), B.J. Hudgins (LB), J.D. Bryant (OL), Dayon Smith-Agent (OL), Collin Reed (OL)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game winning streak

 

 

Warren County Pioneers
City- McMinnville
County- Warren
Enrollment- 1,901
Last Season’s Record- 4-6
Region- 3-6A
Head Coach- Matt Turner (4-6 in one year at Warren County)
Offensive Coordinator- Kenny Shultz
Defensive Coordinator- Cameron Bond
Offense- Pistol T
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (7 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- C.J. Taylor (QB,RB/SS, Sr.), Clay Thompson (DB/QB, Sr.), Kaden Jordan (OL/DL, Sr.), Kason Holder (RB/SS, Sr.), Ryland Holder (RB/MLB, Sr.), Douglas Wells (OL/DL, Sr.), Stephen Curtis (K, Sr.), Dante Elam (WR/FS, Sr.), Adian Cummins (TE/DE, Sr.), Bryson Elrod (QB/MLB, Sr.) 
Key Losses- Noah Martin (OL/LB), Eli Buchanan (WR/DB), Dillon Haley (OL/DL), Austin McBride (OL/DL), LaCedrick Cox (RB/DB)
Streak Going Into 2020- two game losing streak

 

 

 

 

 

Green Hill Hawks
City- Mt. Juliet
County- Wilson
Enrollment- 1,300
Last Season’s Record- New School
Region- Not playing in a region this year, new school
Head Coach- Josh Crouch (0-0 in first year at Green Hill)
Offensive Coordinator- Ben Kuhn
Defensive Coordinator- Shaun Hollinsworth
Offense- Spread
Defense- Odd Under
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- New Program
Last Playoff Appearance- Never Qualified
Key Returnees- Fredwon Dixon (WR, Jr.), Kaleb Carver (ATH/S, Soph.), Cameron Sowell (RB, Sr.), Niko Duffie (RB/LB, Fr.), Tyson King (OL/DL, Jr.), Dylan Cantrell (OL/DL, Jr.), Collin Jarrell (OL/DL/FB, Jr.), Ashton Rice (FB/LB, Jr.), Sam Crickmar (K/P, Soph.), Jaren Tatum (OL/DL, Soph.), Isaiah Lopez (WR/DB, Soph.), Clayton Nordstrom (QB, Jr.)
Key Losses- New Program
Streak Going Into 2020- New Program

 

 

Hendersonville Commandos
City- Hendersonville
County- Sumner
Enrollment- 1,510
Last Season’s Record- 6-6, lost to Blackman in the second round)
Region- 4-6A
Head Coach- James Beasley (14-10 in two years at Hendersonville)
Co-Offensive Coordinators- Anthony Lake and Karl Wenzel
Defensive Coordinator- James Beasley
Offense- Wing T
Defense- 50/Odd Front
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (6 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Brent Rowe (RB/DB, Sr.), Ellis Ellis (ATH/DB, Jr.), Donnell Brown (OL/DL, Jr.), Keion Stafford (RB/DB, Sr.), Nevin DeGraaf (DB/SE, Sr.), Jack Busey (TE/DE, Jr.), Stevie Mack (LB/RB, Sr.) John Rucks (OL/DL, Sr.), Bryce Carroll (OL/DL, Sr.), Jameson Wharton (DB/SE, Jr), Kyle Duvall (OL/DL, Soph.), Jaden Thorton (OL/DE, Jr.), Andrew Martin (K, Sr.)
Key Losses- Drew Hohenbrink (QB/DE), Logan Spurrier (RB/DB), Issiah Chandler (RB/DB), Trevor Throneberry (OL/DL), JD Jordan (OL/LB), Jacob Newton (WR/DB), Will Batson (TE/DE)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

 

Lebanon Blue Devils
City- Lebanon
County- Wilson
Enrollment- 1,897
Last Season’s Record- 5-6, lost to Oakland in the first round
Region- 4-6A
Head Coach- Chuck Gentry (18-14 in three years at Lebanon)
Offensive Coordinator- Dusty Brady
Defensive Coordinator- Shaun Frey
Offense- Multiple/Power Spread
Defense- Multiple 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (5 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Jackson Monette (OL, Sr.), Dequantay Shannon (RB/DB, Sr.),  Eli Clemmons (DB/QB, Sr.), Will Seats (TE/LB, Sr.), Copeland Bradford (LB/FB, Jr.), Christian Borden (LB/FB, Sr.), Jacob Belcher (OL, Sr.), Jesse Montgomery (DB/WR, Sr.),  Devin Green (LB/DB, Jr.), Brandon Martin (DB/RB, Jr.), Jaylen Abston (QB, Soph.) 
Key Losses- Greyson Gregory (NG), Breeze Copas (ATH), Daniel Davila (LB), Joshua Powell (DL/RB), Levi Sampson (DB/WR), JP Wamble (TE/DL), Justin Burch (DL)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

 

Mt. Juliet Golden Bears
City- Mt. Juliet
County- Wilson
Enrollment- 2,228
Last Season’s Record- 7-5, lost to Oakland in the second round
Region- 4-6A
Head Coach- Trey Perry (53-28 in seven years at Mt. Juliet)
Offensive Coordinator- Zac White
Defensive Coordinator- Greg Abner
Offense- Spread
Defense- Hybrid 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 17 (9 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Camron Malone (RB/DB, Sr.), Jamari Sowell (RB/DB, Sr.), Conlin Baggott (RB, Sr.), James Hawkes (OT, Sr.), Cross Barnes (OG, Sr.), Matt Delfendahl (H/LB, Sr.), Colin Gleaves (LB, Sr.), Christian Donatelli (OLB, Sr.), Grady Mang (SS, Sr.), Trey Evans (DB/S, Sr.), Breyon Patterson (DL, Sr.), Conner Kowalski (PK, Sr.), Karson Huss (P, Sr.), Chris Dixon (LS, Sr.), Ethan Brown (WR, Sr.), Mikel Workings (DL, Sr.), Montrell Bandy (FS, Sr.), Kaleel Stewart (DB, Sr.), Jacob Tibbs (OL, Sr.), Stephen Swoner (QB, Jr.), Conner Coker (OT/DL, Jr.), Wade Savage (OG/DL, Jr.), Jeffery Pillows (NG, Jr.), Tanner Cocke (RB/DB, Jr.), Griffin Throneberry (QB, Soph.), Osize Daniyan (WR/DB, Soph.), Jeremiah Sowell (DE, Soph.), Ethan Crisp (TE/OLB, Soph.)
Key Losses-Malik Bowen (WR), Zach Delfendahl (OL/DL),  Sage Brawner (TE/DE), Tyler Johnson (PK), Hunter Love (OL/DL), Devin Palmer (RB/DB/PR), Christian Saindon (OL/OLB), Ray O’Daffer (WR/SS), Donovan Lewis (LB), Derek Miller (RB/DL)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

 

 

Rossview Hawks
City- Clarksville
County- Montgomery
Enrollment- 1,781
Last Season’s Record- 4-6
Region- 4-6A
Head Coach- Todd Hood (62-47 overall, 16-16 in three yearsat Rossview)
Offensive Coordinator- Stratie Young
Defensive Coordinator- Josh McKillop
Offense- Spread
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 16 (6 Off/10 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Aaron Bolster (WR/DB, Sr.), Samuel Harding (WR, Sr.), DiiVonta Phillips (RB, Jr.), Cameron Everitt (OL, Sr.), Coleman Wood (OL, Sr.), Seth Clayton (OL, Sr.), Mark-Anthony Prescott (LB, Sr.), Austin Gibbs (OLB, Sr.), Jordan Kitchen (LB, Jr.), Sam Brown (SS, Jr.), Seneca Bradley (OLB, Jr.), Justin Williams (FS, Sr.), Jeremiah Gilbert (DE, Sr.),Corey Bolster (DE, Sr.), Ashton Chavis (DT, Sr.)
Key Losses- Jackson Brown (OL), Kariem Montague (OL), Brock Roland (SS), Alson Davis (WR/DB), Nikolas Varytimidis (DB), Aaron Pardo (WR/P)
Streak Going Into 2020- four game losing streak

 

 

 

Station Camp Bison
City- Gallatin
County- Sumner
Enrollment- 1,470
Last Season’s Record- 0-10
Region- 4-6A
Head Coach- Brent Alexander (0-0 in first year at Station Camp)
Offensive Coordinator- Kevin Stephens
Defensive Coordinator- Donald Lafleur
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 3-3-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (5 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2014
Key Returnees- Josiah Lopez (OT/DL, Sr.), Jack Lewis (WR, Sr.), Josh Williams (WR, Sr.), Stockton Pyne (TE/DE, Sr.), Ray Davis Jr. (RB, Sr.), Mac McIllwain (K, Sr.)
Key Losses- Max Barnett (QB), Keldon Moore (OG/DL), KeShon Jackson (FB/LB), Landon Rowe (FS/WR), Terry Bradley (RB/DB), Zion Jackson (TE/DL), Zack Morrison (WR/LB)
Streak Going Into 2020- 14 game losing streak

 

 

Wilson Central Wildcats
City-Lebanon
County- Wilson
Enrollment- 1,926
Last Season’s Record- 6-5, lost to Blackman in the first round
Region- 4-6A
Head Coach- Brad Dedman (49-58 in 10 years at Wilson Central)
Offensive Coordinator- Traye Aric
Defensive Coordinator- Brad Dedman
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (8 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Jesse Richardson (OL/DL, Sr.), Alex Cain (OL, Sr.), C.J. Hatchett (RB, Sr.), Tristan Lewis (QB, Sr.), Abe Gizaw (WR/DB, Sr.), Corbin Blount (WR/DB, Sr.), Blake Hobbs (LB, Jr.), Zavier Ali (RB, Sr.), Clayton Duke (TE, Jr.), Josh Rodriguez (OLB, Sr.), James Clay (OLB, Sr.), Ezra Widelock (WR, Sr.)
Key Losses- Blaze Holder (DL/OL), Jared Lawrence (LB), Brett Robinson (S)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

 

 

Antioch Bears
City- Antioch
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 1,911
Last Season’s Record- 0-10
Region- 5-6A
Head Coach- Ian Marshall (0-10 in one year at Antioch)
Offensive Coordinator- Ian Marshall
Defensive Coordinator- Barry Marton
Offense- Multiple
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (5 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Keegan Glaze (LB/RB, Sr.), Patrick Watts (LB, Sr.),  Jonathon Hailey (WR/FS, Sr.), Aaron Shelton (DB, Jr.), Josiah Smith (LB/FB, Soph.), Donovan Davis (RB/DB, Jr.), Bryan Blanco (OL, Jr.), Atticus Kowalski (OL, Soph.), Jason Hamilton (ATH, Soph.) 
Key Losses- Carson Buchanan (OL/DL), Carterius Mitchell (DE/TE), Tylin Udley (DE/TE/P)
Streak Going Into 2020- 29 game losing streak

 

 

 

Cane Ridge Ravens
City- Antioch
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 1,651
Last Season’s Record- 8-4, lost to Ravenwood in the second round
Region- 5-6A
Head Coach- Eddie Woods (68-28 overall, 52-11 in five years at Cane Ridge)
Offensive Coordinator- Eddie Woods
Defensive Coordinator- Mose Phillips
Offense- Spread
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (7 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Quenton Barnes (WR, Sr.), Quanterious Lusk (OT/DT, Sr.), Camrynn Pleasant (DT, Sr.), Kenneth Beard (DB, Sr.), Xayvion Clemmons (QB, Sr.), Tyroid Good (WR, Sr.), Michael Diatta (OLB/OT, Sr.)
Key Losses- Michael Reese (OT/DT), Kenneth Allen (OL/DL), Adonai Mitchell (WR)
Streak Going Into 2020- one-game losing streak

 

 

John Overton Bobcats
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 1,902
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 5-6A
Head Coach- Cole Peeples (1-9 in one year at Overton)
Offensive Coordinator- Adam Brown
Defensive Coordinator- Mike Morrison
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 17 (8 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2016
Key Returnees- Robert Corbin (DB/WR, Sr.), Mycheal Yates (RB/LB, Sr.), Jabarius Wynn (LB/RB, Sr.), EJ Ford (SS/TE, Sr.), Thedrick Harris (LB, Sr.), Olin Felt (OL/DL, Sr.), Cannon Carpenter (WR/DB, Sr.), Eliel Hernandez (OL/DL, Sr.), Jacob Dalrymple (OL/DL, Jr.), Zack Baker (SS/RB, Sr.), Abdi Ali (OL/DL, Jr.), Jevon Edmonson (SS/WR, Soph.)
Key Losses- Chris Washington (OL/DL), Detavian Stanley (OL/DL), Evian Green (RB/LB), Michael  Martin (WR/DB), Cory Beal (DB/WR), Immanuel Brown (DL/TE), Santwaan Cross (WR/DB) 
Streak Going Into 2020- two-game losing streak

 

 

LaVergne Wolverines
City- LaVergne
County- Rutherford
Enrollment- 1,933
Last Season’s Record- 4-6
Region- 5-6A
Head Coach- Mike Woodward (46-63, 0-0 in first year at LaVergne)
Offensive Coordinator- Mike Woodward
Defensive Coordinator- Bobby Magna
Offense- Spread
Defense- Multiple
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 7 (4 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Dylan Morales (OL, Sr.), Tavarius Battle (RB/LB, Sr.), Lavandrea Webb (QB, Sr.), Ray Banner (RB, Sr.), Kavian Taylor (RB/DB, Sr.), Eric Gooch (DB, Sr.), Puk Puk (OL/DE, Sr.), Gelon Nation (OL/NG, Sr.), Chris King (WR/DB, Sr.), Ellington Anderson (LB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Kristen Lainez (WR), William Monaghan (OG/DE), Jaden Bouknight (LB), Kavius Wells (RB/DB), Kaydon Gardner (WR/DB), Dagem Samuel (WR/DB), Jayden Draper (OL)
Streak Going Into 2020- three-game losing streak

 

 

McGavock Raiders
City- Nashville
County- Davidson
Enrollment- 2,040
Last Season’s Record- 3-8, lost to Brentwood in the first round
Region- 5-6A
Head Coach- Jay Gore (50-61 in 10 years at McGavock)
Offensive Coordinator- Robert Baskin
Defensive Coordinator- Thomas Goodloe
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 5 (2 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Andrew Tucker (WR/DB, Sr.), Cameron Quinn (OT/DT, Sr.), Jamin Eddings (DT, Sr.), Devin Griffin (WR/DB, Sr.), Daniel Pierce (TE/DE, Sr.), Kenneth Young (OL/DL, Sr.), Josh Holden (OL/DL, Jr.), Tres Snyder (FB/LB, Jr.), Isaiah Burns (WR/DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Tyler Brown (DE), Marcus Johnson (RB), Clarence Crawford (DB), Jeremiah Mathews (OL/DL), Kaleb Conn (OL/DL), Curtis Henderson (FB/LB), Will Kincaid (OL/LB/K)
Streak Going Into 2020- one-game losing streak

 

 

Smyrna Bulldogs
City- Smyrna
County- Rutherford
Enrollment- 1,948
Last Season’s Record- 6-5, lost to Independence in the first round
Region- 5-6A
Head Coach- Matt Williams (80-58 in 12 years at Smyrna)
Offensive Coordinator- Steve Williams
Defensive Coordinator- Gabe Villarreal
Offense- Spread No Huddle
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (5 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Kellar Williams (OL, Sr.), Brady Collins (LB/TE, Sr.), Josh Jones (DB/RB, Sr.), Emerson Combs (WR/DB, Sr.), Jamir Eaton (RB/DB, Sr.), Zion Rucker (DL, Sr.), Jeremiah Bailey (TE/DL, Jr.), Landon Miller (QB, Soph.), Jayden Marable (DL/TE, Soph.), Matt Keener (OL, Sr.), Clayton Mayo (OL/DL, Jr.), B.J. Benthall (LB/RB, Jr.), K.J. Whitney (WR/DB, Jr.)
Key Losses- Dallas Walker (LB/TE), Mikel Hartfield (RB/DE/QB), Tyler Lansden (WR/DB), Joseph Rojas (OL/DL), Layne Crips (OL), Ethan Burgeson (OL), Eli Fletcher (DL), Devin Woods (OL), Noah Shalz (K)
Streak Going Into 2020- one-game losing streak

 

Stewarts Creek Red Hawks
City- Smyrna
County- Rutherford
Enrollment- 2,238
Last Season’s Record- 8-3, lost to Ravenwood in the first round
Region- 5-6A
Head Coach- Ben Caudill (0-0 in first year at Stewarts Creek)
Offensive Coordinator- Ben Caudill
Defensive Coordinator- Steven Reese
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 4 (4 Off/0 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Alex Krenk (QB, Sr.), Jaylen Moore (WR, Sr.), Blake Bachman (DE/TE, Sr.), Alton Anthony (OL, Sr.), Michael Clinton (OLB, Sr.), Jamison Wilson (DL, Sr.), Kaden Floyd (ILB, Sr.), Justin Garcia (DB, Jr.), Tyree Thomas (DB, Jr.), Tayden Mounivong (WR, Soph.), Bryant McAtee (TE/DL, Jr.), Gabe Walker (RB/ILB, Jr.), Haidyn Davis (DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Savion Davis (RB/OLB), Amari Jelks (RB/KR), Carson Smith (OLB), Ethan Reed (DL) Matthew Flagg (DL), Zach Snider (DB), Andrew Snider (DB), Bryce Haven (ILB), Jacob Kinsey (ILB), Mitch Crockett (OG)
Streak Going Into 2020- two-game losing streak

 

 

Brentwood Bruins
City- Brentwood
County- Williamson
Enrollment- 1,709
Last Season’s Record- 10-3, lost to Ravenwood in the Quarterfinals
Region- 6-6A
Head Coach- Ron Crawford (167-79 overall, 45-19 in five years at Brentwood)
Offensive Coordinator- Clint Finch
Defensive Coordinator- Ron Crawford
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (4 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Cade Granzow (QB, Sr.), Walker Merrill (WR, Sr., Tennessee commitment), Luke Walters (RB, Sr.), John Howse (DB/WR, Sr.), James Lowe (NG, Sr.),  Spencer Rich (LB, Sr.),  Hayden Wilhelm (LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Garner Jones (WR), Austin Spradlin (TE), Karson Dreier (TE), Tyler Bell (OL), Tabor Miller (P/K), Xiere Howard (LB), Sterling Ambrose (LB), Will Laughlin (LB), Stone Roston (DE), Bryce Bergholtz (SS), Jack Wells (LB), Davis Witt (FS), Keyshawn Gallon (DE)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Centennial Cougars
City- Franklin
County- Williamson
Enrollment- 1,688
Last Season’s Record- 3-7
Region- 6-6A
Head Coach- Matt Kriesky (38-29 overall, 21-23 in four years at Centennial)
Offensive Coordinator- Jim Glover
Defensive Coordinator- Jay Emmons
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (5 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2017
Key Returnees- Tucker Tremayne (WR/DB, Sr.),  Alexander Johnson (OL/DL, Sr.), Cooper Allen (RB/LB, Sr.), Joe Nelson (DB, Jr.), Eli Cornett (RB/DB, Sr.), Jeremiah Scruggs (DL, Jr.), Conor Kimbro (OL, Sr.), Gage Weir (DB, Sr.) 
Key Losses- Trevor Anderson (OL/DL), Desmond Smith (ATH), Kevin Townsel (ATH) Grayson Marcel (QB), Johnny Crouch (WR/P/K), Sam Holloway (OL/DL),  Alex Steele (RB/LB), Kaden Carter (DL)
Streak Going Into 2020- five-game losing streak

 

 

 

Dickson County Cougars
City- Dickson
County- Dickson
Enrollment- 1,504
Last Season’s Record- 1-9
Region- 6-6A
Head Coach- Greg Burns (0-0 in first year at Dickson County)
Offensive Coordinator- Greg Burns
Defensive Coordinator- Dwayne Daniel
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 7 (4 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2012
Key Returnees- Zeke Bell (OL/DL, Sr.), Tony Hampton (WR/DB, Jr.), Enoch Terlecki (OLB/WR, Sr.), Clinton Shrader (WR/S, Jr.), Kaden Thomas (WR/FS, Sr.), Jaiden Page (OL/DL, Sr.), Jaydon Carter (OL/DL, Sr.), Drew Rymer (WR/LB, Jr.), John Wade (DE, Jr.)
Key Losses- Trevon Rybka (DE/TE), Jaden Roberts (DT),  Gavin Meadows (LB/FB), Dustin Allison (FS/WR), Kobe Mayberry (LB/RB), Jaden Davis (DB/WR), Noah Williams (DL/OL), Gage Pierce (LB/OL)
Streak Going Into 2020- six-game losing streak

 

 

Franklin Admirals
City- Franklin
County- Williamson
Enrollment- 1,772
Last Season’s Record- 5-6, lost to Came Ridge in the first round
Region- 6-6A
Head Coach- Donnie Webb (67-73 overall, 52-37 in eight years at Franklin)
Offensive Coordinator- Andrew Holcomb
Defensive Coordinator- Donnie Webb
Offense- Spread Multiple
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (6 Off/3 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Jason Amsler (OL, Sr.), Fisher Anderson (OL, Jr.), Clay Crowder (DL, Jr.), Journey Keen (DL, Sr.), D.J. Durham (LB, Sr.), Carson RePass (WR, Sr.)
Key Losses- Guy Lipscomb (ATH), Jett Wilson (DB), John Kirkpatrick (LB), Josh Nichols (QB)
Streak Going Into 2020- one-game losing streak

 

 

 

 

Independence Eagles
City- Thompson’s Station
County- Williamson
Enrollment- 1,822
Last Season’s Record- 7-5, lost to Brentwood in the second round
Region- 6-6A
Head Coach- Scott Blade (135-47 overall, 63-27 in seven years at Independence)
Offensive Coordinator- Scott Blade
Defensive Coordinator- Lance White
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (4 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Jaxson Campbell (QB, Sr.), Brigham Morrical (WR/DB, Sr.), Josh Amor (LB, Sr.), Ethan Pickering (LB, Sr.), Cooper Allan (P, Sr.), Sam Henke (K, Jr.), Tommy Monohan (DE, Jr.), River Katina (WR/DB, Jr.), Tre Hartwell (RB, Soph.), Tyler Lockwood (WR, Soph.), Eli Andresen (OL, Sr.), Will Manis (OL, Sr.), Justin Myles (OL, Sr.), Cade Hollingsworth (OL/DT, Sr.), Austin Watson (OL, Jr.)
Key Losses- Carter Runnion (OL), Ethan Cash (QB), Chayce Bishop (WR), Caleb Lanford (OL/DL), Chase Robertson (LB), Brian Pierce (WR/S), Jack Phillips (RB/LB) 
Streak Going Into 2020- one-game losing streak

 

 

 

Ravenwood Raptors
City- Brentwood
County- Williamson
Enrollment- 1,550
Last Season’s Record- 13-2, lost to Maryville in state title game
Region- 6-6A
Head Coach- Matt Daniels (33-8 in three years at Ravenwood)
Offensive Coordinator- Matt Duncan
Defensive Coordinator- Reggie Grimes Sr.
Offense- Multiple Spread
Defense- Multiple 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (5 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Jake Briningstool (TE, Sr., Clemson commitment), Junior Colson (LB, Sr., Michigan commitment), Damon Owens (LB/DB, Sr.), Ben Severance (DB, Sr.), Bryce Smith (DB, Sr.), Trevor Andrews (QB, Sr.), Conner Pace (RB/FB, Sr.), Zack Maaske (DL, Sr.), Greg Bafalis (OL/DL, Jr.), Roman Bundza (OL/DL, Jr.), Trent Baldwin (OL/DL, Soph.), Ross Johnston (WR, Sr.), Owen Davis (LB, Sr.), JT Smitherman (RB/WR, Jr.), Myles Pollard (DB, Jr.), Isaac Rollins (DB, Jr.), Liam Fernandez (OL/DL, Jr.), Brenden Reed (DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Brian Garcia (QB), Gabriel Sleenhof (OL/DL),  Graham Barton (OL/DL), Luke Shouse (OL/DL), Bryan Rice (DL), Andrew Mason (WR), Jordan Smith (LB), Avery Miller (LS/LB), Myles Dawson (DL/LB), Tony Rice (RB), Shane Craig (FS/WR), Garrett Moorman (DB), Reggie Grimes Jr. (RB/DE), Luke Ayers (K) 
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

 

Arlington Tigers
City- Arlington
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 2,075
Last Season’s Record- 6-4
Region- 7-6A
Head Coach- Adam Sykes (29-25 in five years at Arlington)
Offensive Coordinator- Adam Sykes
Defensive Coordinator- Craig Salley
Offense- Multiple Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 16 (7 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2018
Key Returnees- Jake Golday (LB/RB, Sr.), Cannon Linebaugh (LB/WR, Sr.), Dylan Keith (LB/WR, Sr.), Isaac Jordan (OL/DL, Sr.), Zach Baker (QB, Sr.), Chancellor Pernell (OL, Sr.), Jack Myers (DL, Sr.), Alex Maddox (OL/DL, Sr.), Braxton Tompkins (DB/WR, Sr.), Jackson Ward (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Mitchell Faulkner (LB/RB),  Matthew Bunch (OL/DL), Jon Worley (OL/DL)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Bartlett Panthers
City- Bartlett
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 2,722
Last Season’s Record- 6-5, lost to White Station in the first round
Region- 7-6A
Head Coach- Lance Tucker (82-46 overall, 6-5 in one year at Bartlett
Offensive Coordinator- Lance Tucker
Defensive Coordinator- Luke Tucker
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (6 Off/8 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Malik McDaniel (OT/DT, Sr., Davidson commitment), Caleb Gross (OL, Sr.), Thomas Jones (S, Sr.), Walt Tucker (QB, Sr.), DJ Jones (WR, Sr.), Jaylen Grantham (DT, Sr.), Marico Smith (S, Sr., Central Arkansas commitment), Robert Giaimo (RB, Sr.), Trashawn Martin (DB, Sr.), Justin Jefferson (LB, Sr.), Bryan Whitehead (LB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Solomon Clay (OL), Dewayne Pearson (WR/DB), Dorius Bell (LB)
Streak Going Into 2020- two game losing streak

 

 

Collierville Dragons
City- Collierville
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 2,766
Last Season’s Record- 5-6, lost to Memphis Central in the first round
Region- 7-6A
Head Coach- Joe Rocconi (74-113 overall, 5-6 in one year at Collierville)
Offensive Coordinator- Joe Rocconi
Defensive Coordinator- Nick Marchy
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 4-3
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Scottie Alexander (WR, Sr.), Ethan Hassler (OLB/DE/TE, Sr.), Noah Upchurch (OL, Sr.), Duple Travillion (RB/WR, Jr.), Alston Elam (DB, Sr.), Eli Eubanks (DL, Sr.), Hudson Hollenbeck (K/P, Jr.) 
Key Losses- Mitch Austin (QB), Jared Dawson (DL), Ethan DePriest (DL/OL), Jay Cole  (WR), Caleb Myers (K) , Jacob Shelton (OL)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

 

 

Cordova Wolves
City- Cordova
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1,933
Last Season’s Record- 4-7, lost to Whitehaven in the first round
Region- 7-6A
Head Coach- Marcus Wimberly (92-68 overall, 11-11 in two years at Cordova)
Offensive Coordinator- Marcus Wimberly
Defensive Coordinator- Coby Hayslett
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 8 (4 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Cameron Wimberly (ATH, Sr.), Derrick Small (LB, Sr.), Jeremiah Jordan (DB, Jr.), Aaren Alexander (OL, Sr.), Dylan Jackson (ATH, Soph.), Brandon Mackey (RB, Sr.), Rommie Vasser III (WR, Sr.), Jose Barajas (OL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Joshua Hastings (WR), Rodkerion Lucas (LB),  Jaquarian Irving (LB), Nikavien Adams (OLB)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

 

Houston Mustangs
City- Germantown
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1,866
Last Season’s Record- 13-1, lost to Ravenwood in the Semifinals
Region- 7-6A
Head Coach- James Thomas (23-3 in three years at Houston)
Offensive Coordinator- Ronnie Thompson
Defensive Coordinator- Bobby Armbruster
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 3-3 Stack
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 15 (6 Off/9 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Harrison Wilkes (OL/DL, Sr.), RH Frankland (WR/LB, Sr.), Ben Stegall (RB/LB, Jr.), Will Stegall (QB/DB, Jr.) Gray Nischwitz (QB, Sr.), Darby Smith (WR/DB Sr.), Carson Gould (WR/DB Sr.), Daniel Laramie (OL Sr.), Jaylin Lee (OL/DL Sr.), Christian Crew (LB Jr.), Josh Mathis (RB/LB Sr.)
Key Losses- Grayson Hitt (WR/DB), Ethan Burns (QB/LB), Lincoln Pare (RB/DB), Nathan Havrda (OL/DL), Morgan Scott (OL), Deion Harris (DL)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Germantown Red Devils
City- Germantown
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1,877
Last Season’s Record- 2-9, lost to Houston in the first round
Region- 8-6A
Head Coach- Gene Robinson (27-9 overall, 0-0 in first year at Germantown)
Offensive Coordinator- Gene Robinson
Defensive Coordinator- Errol Harmon
Offense- Spread
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 9 (3 Off/6 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Cole Cocroft (DL, Sr.), Gerald Salter (DL, Sr.), TJ Tate (QB/ATH, Sr.), Malik Young (QB/ATH, Jr.), Myles Saulsberry (DL, Jr.), Merrion Claybrooks (LB, Jr.), Landon Rhodes (OL, Sr.), Micheal King (WR, Sr.), Brandon Partee (DB, Sr.), Joshua Davis (RB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Curt Garrett (OL), TJ Dorsey (RB), Gabe Fletcher (OL), Marcus Askew (SS), Chris Williams (DB), Dannie Towles (LB)
Streak Going Into 2020- five game losing streak

 

 

 

Memphis Central Warriors
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1,423
Last Season’s Record- 5-7, lost to Whitehaven in the second round
Region- 8-6A
Head Coach- Major Wright (136-85 overall, 13-10 in two season at Central)
Offensive Coordinator- Major Wright
Defensive Coordinator- Coley Thornton
Offense- Pro
Defense- 3-4
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 5 (4 Off/1 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Jalen Dale (WR, Jr.), Carlito Tuggle (DB, Sr.), Cartier Beverly (RB, Jr.), Darryl Grayson (LB, Jr.), Tyler Byrd (TE, Jr.), Javarious Smiley (LB, Sr.), Armani McFadgon (WR, Jr.), Jamarious Brooks (RB, Jr.), Michael Higgins (DB, Jr.), M’Kai Hill (RB, Sr.), Deante Morris (LB, Sr.), Kam Burks (OL/DL, Sr.), Kelby Neal (OL/DL, Sr.)
Key Losses- Micah Boyland (LB), Darin Turner (WR), Rasul Muhammad (WR), Lorenzo Towns (DB), Venton Devres (LB), Antony Williams (OL), Josh Davis (DL), Lenon James (OL), Kobe Perkins (OL)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

Whitehaven Tigers
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1,493
Last Season’s Record- 10-2, lost to Houston in the Quarterfinals
Region- 8-6A
Head Coach- Rodney Saulsberry (168-39 in 16 years at Whitehaven)
Offensive Coordinator- Clarence Dillard
Co-Defensive Coordinators- Derrick Bobo and Teddy Carruthers
Offense- Multiple
Defense- 50
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 10 (6 Off/4 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Alexander Whitmore (LB/FB, Sr.), Marcus Taylor (RB, Sr.), Jamal Graham (OL, Sr.), Abdoul Ba (K, Sr.), Jamal Frazier (LB/RB, Sr.), Tyran Gregory (LB/FB, Sr.), Renajah McCray (DB/WR, Sr.), Bailey Henderson (OL, Sr.), Aliou Bah (OL/DL, Jr.), Taylor Williams (OL/DL, Jr.), Tristian Taylor (DB/RB, Soph.)
Key Losses- Bryson Eason (LB), Martavius French (LB), Cameron Sneed (RB), Tamarion McDonald (SS), Zyon Walker (DT), Keyshawn Harris (QB), Richard Ellis (DT), Mikeal Taylor (OC), Antonio Hall (DB), Jared Bradley (DT/OL), Emeko Blakes (TE/WR)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

 

White Station Spartans
City- Memphis
County- Shelby
Enrollment- 1,986
Last Season’s Record- 7-5, lost to Houston in the second round
Region- 8-6A
Head Coach- Reid Yarbrough (7-5 in one year at White Station)
Offensive Coordinator- Roland Williams
Defensive Coordinator- Bob Alberson
Offense- Spread
Defense- 4-2-5
Returning Starters on Offense/Defense- 11 (6 Off/5 Def)
Last Playoff Appearance- 2019
Key Returnees- Greg Rubin (WR/DB, Sr., Memphis commitment), Jaylen Caver (RB, Sr.), Jeremy Boyland (LB, Sr.), Brandon Harris (WR/KR/PR, Sr.), Daniel Gwin (LB, Sr.), Cameron Blaylock (OL/DL, Sr.), Kris Peat (OL/DE, Sr.), Cejai Parson (S, Sr.), Shamari Covington (WR/S, Jr.), Dwight Holmes (QB, Sr.), James Wingo (OL/DL, Sr.), Reggie Brown (LB/RB, Sr.)
Key Losses- Travis Lewis (LB), Ray Curry (OL) James Baker (WR), Robert Artis (WR/DB), Kenya Taylor (OL), Titus Goldson (ATH), Jalen Shead (TE), Christian Strother (DL), Scott Welborn (LB), Max Reid (K/P), Nick Jeffries (DL)
Streak Going Into 2020- one game losing streak

 

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