Author: Wade Littleton / Sports Editor Source: The Rogersville Review
Middle Tennessee State signee Conner Trent was the Falcons'
only offensive player selected. The offensive tackle recently inked scholarship
papers with the Blue Raiders.
Three members of the defense made first team, lineman Hunter
Lawson, linebacker Robert Ramsey and defensive back Sam Barton.
On the second team, running back Casey Price and center
Hobart Stapleton were selected. Defensively, linebacker Addison Bates and
defensive back Kirk Cradic were honored.
Seven Falcons made the honorable mention team. They were
Tanner Dixon, Jonah White, Hunter Aistrop, Matt Reed, Bryant Reed, Bryant Hill
and Maliek Carpenter.
Dobyns-Bennett multi-faceted quarterback Malik Foreman was
picked as player of the year. Starting the year as receiver, he stepped in when
quarterback Chris Cook was lost for the season with a neck injury. The Indians
lost to Maryville in the Class 5A quarterfinals. Cook won the Jake Logue Award,
named in honor of the late Sullivan South player who passed away during a
football game in 2009.
Offensive Player of the Year was Science Hill quarterback
Will Adams, while D-B cornerback Devaun Swafford was the conference's defensive
player of the year.
Three coaches received the Coach of the Year award, D-B's
Graham Clark, Daniel Boone's Jeremy Jenkins and recently retired Crockett Coach
Kent Greene. Greene retired as the all-time winningest coach of the Pioneers.
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