Three weeks after parting ways with coach Hunter Hicks, White House Heritage have hired a new head football coach.
Stetson Dickerson who was an assistant previously at White House Heritage for three seasons (2006-08) and was the offensive coordinator at his alma mater Greenbrier the last four seasons has been announced as the third Patriot head coach in school history.
“I am excited to be a part of a community that loves the game of football. We want our players to learn and appreciate preparing to win by matching a high level of enthusiasm with an outstanding work ethic,” Dickerson said.
“Our team will be known for playing a physical style of football that is is fun to be a part of. I am lucky to have the opportunity to be a part of a this school and community.”
Dickerson is a 2001 Greenbrier graduate and has served on the Greenbrier coaching staff for the last decade.
The Patriots are coming off a winless season and will go into the 2018 with a 13 game losing streak which is the longest losing streak in Class 4A.
The following two schools are looking for a new head coach: Humboldt and Jellico
Memphis, Oklahoma State and Tulane pick up commitments
Memphis got their seventh commitment for the Class of 2019 as Dyersburg linebacker Chris Russell pledged to be a Tiger.
Russell (6-2, 220) chose the Tigers over offers from Georgia Tech and UT-Martin and became the second in state commitment for Memphis joining Memphis Central defensive tackle Trevis Hopper.
*Oklahoma State dipped back in the Volunteer State three years after signing Karns Devin Harper by getting a commitment from his younger brother.
Thomas Harper committed to the Cowboys after a good junior season that saw him catch 69 passes for 1,086 yards and score 11 touchdowns for Karns.
He chose Oklahoma State over offers from Austin Peay, Chattanooga, Eastern Kentucky, Navy, Southern Illinois, UT-Martin and Wofford.
*Tulane picked up a commitment from Germantown tight end Connor Richardson as he became the Green Wave’s third commitment in the Class of 2019.
Richardson (6-6, 230) played his junior season at St. George’s before transferring over to Germantown in the spring.
He becames the second Tennessee player to commit to the Green Wave after Tulane signed Knoxville Catholic wide receiver Chase Kuerschen in the Class of 2017 class.
Richardson joins 13 other players have committed in the Class of 2019: Dyersburg linebacker Chris Russell (Memphis), Karns athlete Thomas Harper (Oklahoma State), MBA linebacker Jackson Hannah (Nebraska), Siegel defensive end Joseph Anderson (South Carolina), Davidson Academy running back Da’Joun Hewitt (Purdue), Davidson Academy defensive end Ani Izuchukwu (Mississippi State), Greeneville wide receiver Dorien Goddard (Virginia), Memphis Central defensive tackle Trevis Hopper (Memphis), Greeneville tight end Cameron Hite (Wake Forest), Christian Brothers defensive end Bill Norton (Georgia), MUS defensive back Maurice Hampton (LSU), MBA offensive lineman Jackson Lampley (Tennessee), Kirby quarterback Jaden Johnson (Louisville), and Friendship Christian defensive tackle Luke Smith (Appalachian State).
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