Old School vs. New School

The Greatest Game Never Played


As the style of football continuously evolves, a spirited debate is constantly swirling: the young guns of recent years or the legendary old-schoolers – who wins in a game that will never be played?

While this question will never be answered with certainty and agreement among the young and old, a panel of experts compiled data to help assemble the best rosters for New School – the millennial generation graduating in 1999 or later – and Old School – the baby boomers and Generation X graduating in 1998 or earlier.

Clearly, the players and coaches presented here have achieved remarkable success on the gridiron, and other great athletes and coaches arguably could have been included. The debate continues!


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BJ Coleman // QB

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6’3” | 233 lbs.
High School: McCallie (’07)
College: UTC

• Named All-State quarterback at McCallie in his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons
• Holds the Mocs record for career touchdown passes (52) and threw for the second most career yards in UTC’s history (6,871)
• Selected in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers
• Signed with Canadian Football League’s Saskatchewan Roughriders in January, 2016


Jacob Huesman // QB

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6’2” | 220 lbs.
High School: Baylor (’10)
College: UTC

• Earned All-State honors at Baylor in 2009 and 2010
• Passed for the most career yards in UTC history and the third most in Southern Conference (SoCon) history with 8,192 yards
• Ranks first all-time at UTC in career rushing yards (4,051) and touchdowns (43)
• Three-time SoCon Offensive Player of the Year and two-time All-American at UTC
• Signed with the CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders in May, 2016


Gerald Riggs Jr. // RB

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6’0” | 217 lbs.
High School: Red Bank (’02)
College: Tennessee

• Holds Red Bank records for most career points (550), rushing yards (6,000+), and touchdowns (90)
• Three-time All-State and two-time (Class 5A and Class 4A) Tennessee Mr. Football Back of the Year winner at Red Bank
• Blazed the trail for a Red Bank Class 5A state title in 2000
• Dubbed U.S. Army All-American in his senior season at Red Bank
• Collected 2,200 career all-purpose yards at Tennessee despite an injury-riddled career


Patrick Flanagan // RB

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5’10” | 185 lbs.
High School: Ooltewah (’02)
College: UTC

• Two-time All-State selection at Ooltewah
Set city records for career (5,300+) and single-season (1,700+) rushing yards
Recruited by UTC and lettered in 2002


Adarius Bowman // WR 

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6’3” | 233 lbs.
High School: Notre Dame (’03)
College: Oklahoma State

• Two-time recipient of Class 1A Tennessee Mr. Football Back of the Year award at Notre Dame
• All-State selection in 2001 and 2002
• Earned First Team All-Big Twelve honors at Oklahoma State in 2006
• Now entering ninth season with the CFL and sixth season with the Edmonton Eskimos
• Named to the CFL’s All-Star Team in 2014 and 2015
• Eskimos record holder for most receptions in a single season, catching 112 passes in 2014


Mike Bowman // WR

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6’4” | 225 lbs.
High School: Ridgeland (’09)
College: Alabama

• All-State and All-American wide receiver at Ridgeland
• Recruited by Alabama as the No. 6 ranked player in Georgia according to SuperPrep and a top-20 receiver nationally according to Rivals.com
• Added depth as a wide receiver for three seasons at Alabama


Jacques McClendon // OL

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6’3” | 295 lbs.
High School: Baylor (’06)
College: Tennessee

• Named All-State in 2004 and 2005 and All-American in 2005 at Baylor
• Dubbed Tennessee’s Gatorade Player of the Year and Division II Class 3A Tennessee Mr. Football Lineman of the Year in 2005
• Played a large role on the 2007 Tennessee Vol offensive line that allowed the fewest sacks in the nation (four)
• Fourth-round draft pick in the 2010 NFL Draft
• Entering sixth season in the NFL and second with the Miami Dolphins


Barrett Gouger // OL 

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6’4” | 303 lbs.
High School: Baylor (’12)
College: Vanderbilt

• Earned All-State and All-Region honors as a senior at Baylor
• Awarded Class 2A Tennessee Mr. Football Lineman of the Year in 2011 at Baylor
• Played in all 12 games in 2015 as a redshirt junior at Vanderbilt, starting in 10 games and gathering 613 offensive snaps over the course of the season
• Entering his redshirt senior season in 2016 as a projected starter


Joel Bradford // WR

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5’10” | 165 lbs.
High School: McCallie (’07)
College: UTC

• Earned All-State honors in 2005 at McCallie
• Teamed up with BJ Coleman to lead McCallie to the 2005 TN II-3A state championship game in 2006
• Named SoCon All-Conference in 2010 and 2011 at UTC
• Third Team All-American selection as a junior at UTC
• Owns the single-game (274) and single-season (1,284) receiving yards records in UTC’s history


Jared Duke // OL

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6’7” | 377 lbs.
High School: Walker Valley (’10)
College: Ole Miss

• First Team All-State recognition as a senior at Walker Valley
Recruited by Ole Miss as the No. 11 player in Tennessee according to SuperPrep
Four-year letterman at Ole Miss (‘10-‘13)
In 2013, started all 12 games on the offensive line that produced the most total yards (6,153) in Rebels history


Watts Dantzler // OL 

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6’7” | 320 lbs.
High School: Dalton (’11)
College: Georgia

• Awarded All-State honors in back-to-back seasons at Dalton (’09, ‘10)
• Recruited as the No. 23 OT in the country, receiving scholarship offers from more than 40 schools before signing to play for the Bulldogs
• During the 2014 season, played in 13 games, helping Georgia rush for 257.8 yards per game, which ranked first in the SEC
• Participated in 2015 NFL mini-camp with the Jacksonville Jaguars


Evan Swindall  // OL 

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6’4” | 301 lbs.
High School: LaFayette (’09)
College: Ole Miss

• All-State and All-Region selection in 2008 while at LaFayette
Gold medalist for Team USA in the inaugural 2009 International Federation of American Football’s Junior World Championship
Recruited by Ole Miss as the No. 19 center in the nation according to Rivals.com
Started every game as a senior at Ole Miss and earned an invite to the 2014 College All-Star Bowl
Invited to Seattle Seahawks NFL mini-camp in 2014


Charles White  // ATH 

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5’10” | 190 lbs.
High School: East Ridge (’02)
College: UTC

• 2001 All-State running back selection while at East Ridge
• Broke city’s single-season rushing record with 1,964 yards in high school
Brought the East Ridge Pioneers their first region championship with a 299-yard, four-touchdown performance in a championship-clinching win over Red Bank
Played collegiately for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga


Kareem Orr // ATH

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5’11” | 195 lbs.
High School: Notre Dame (’15)
College: Arizona State

• Earned All-State honors as a defensive back at Notre Dame in 2013
Ranked No. 49 high school cornerback in the nation in the Class of 2015 by 24-7 Sports
Named Freshman All-American Cornerback by USA Today following a stellar freshman season in which he played in 11 regular season games and the Cactus Bowl with the Arizona State Sun Devils


Rafael Gaglianone // K

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5’11” | 224 lbs.
High School: Baylor (’14)
College: Wisconsin

• Two-time All-State selection at Baylor (’12,’13)
Went 10-for-14 on field goals with a long of 57 yards and kicked 42 touchbacks on 44 total kickoffs in his senior year at Baylor, earning him the Tennessee Mr. Football Kicker of the Year award
Made 37 of 49 field goals and kicked 99 PATs across his freshman and sophomore seasons at Wisconsin


Mason Harris // DL 

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6’3” | 225 lbs.
High School: Ridgeland (’11)
College: South Carolina

• Awarded All-State honors at Ridgeland in 2010 after collecting 119 tackles and 15 sacks as a senior
Signed to play collegiately at South Carolina as a top-50 outside linebacker in the class of 2011
Transferred to Kennesaw State in May 2015 where he played his senior season


Nigel Nicholas // DL 

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6’3” | 269 lbs.
High School: Ridgeland (’08)
College: Oklahoma State

• All-State honoree as a senior at Ridgeland
2011 Honorable Mention All-Big 12 and 2012 All-Big 12 selection at Oklahoma State
Finished Oklahoma State career with 89 tackles and nine sacks
Became the first Ridgeland alum to enter the NFL when he signed as a free agent with the Tennessee Titans in 2013


Demonte Bolden // DL

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6’5” | 294 lbs.
High School: Tyner (’04)
College: Tennessee

• Earned All-State honors at Tyner Academy as a junior and senior
Named Class 2A Tennessee Mr. Football Lineman of the Year in 2002
Invited to play in the 2004 U.S. Army All-American Bowl
Started 23 of 24 games during final two seasons with the Tennessee Vols
Signed as a free agent in the CFL in 2009 where he played for 5 seasons


Greg “Green Mile” Smith // DL

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6’3″ | 300 lbs.
High School: Tyner (’04)
Colleges: Northeast Mississippi, Auburn, Cumberland College

• Two-time All-State selection in his time at Tyner
• Awarded Class 2A Tennessee Mr. Football Lineman of the Year in 2003 at Tyner after amassing 164 tackles, 37 of them for a loss, and forcing 11 fumbles
• Signed with Northeast Mississippi out of high school where he became a top prospect for FBS teams – ranked fifth on the Junior College Top 100 list
• Signed with Auburn where his career didn’t work out, and he eventually transferred to Cumberland College where he finished his career


Eddie Moore // LB 

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6’1” | 235 lbs.
High School: South Pittsburg (’99)
College: Tennessee

• Earned All-State honors and was a Tennessee Mr. Football finalist at South Pittsburg as a senior
Dubbed All-SEC linebacker at Tennessee in 2002
Played in every game of his four-year career at Tennessee
Second-round NFL Draft pick of the Miami Dolphins in 2003


Jacques Smith // LB 

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6’2” | 255 lbs.
High School: Ooltewah (’10)
College: Tennessee

• Named First Team All-State and Class 3A Tennessee Mr. Football Lineman of the Year as a junior and senior at Ooltewah
Named to USA Today All-USA Team in 2009 following senior season at Ooltewah
Earned 2010 Freshman All-SEC honors at Tennessee
Signed a free agency contract with the Atlanta Falcons in 2014


Chris Johnson // LB 

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6’2” | 220 lbs.
High School: McCallie (’04)
College: UTC

• All-State linebacker for McCallie in his senior season when he led the team in tackles (85)
Led UTC in tackles in 2005 and 2006 with 74 each season
Second Team All-SoCon selection as a senior at UTC


Josh Bullocks // DB

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6’0” | 205 lbs.
High School: Hixson (’01)
College: Nebraska

• Nebraska Huskers all-time single-season interception record holder (10 INT, 2003)
Ranks second all-time on Nebraska’s career interception list (13)
First Team All-Big 12 and First Team All-American in 2003 as a redshirt sophomore; Second Team All-Big 12 in 2004 as a redshirt junior
Second-round pick in 2005 NFL Draft and played professionally for six seasons (four with the New Orleans Saints and two with the Chicago Bears)


Daniel Bullocks // DB

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6’2” | 210 lbs.
High School: Hixson (’01)
College: Nebraska

• Named Class 4A Tennessee Mr. Football Back of the Year and All-State in 2000 at Hixson
Garnered national attention at Nebraska, earning Honorable Mention All-Big 12 in 2003 and Second Team All-Big 12 in 2004 and 2005
Drafted in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions and played there until 2009
Recently named Assistant Defensive Backs Coach for the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars


David Helton // LB

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6’4” | 240 lbs.
High School: Baylor (’11)
College: Duke

• Two-time All-State selection at Baylor
Led the ACC in tackles and tackles per game in 2013 and 2014 while at Duke, earning himself All-ACC and Academic All-American honors and becoming only the fifth player in ACC history to lead the conference in tackles in back-to-back seasons
Recipient of the National Football Federation’s Campbell Trophy in 2014, presented annually to the nation’s top collegiate football student-athlete
Signed with the New York Jets as a free agent in May 2015


Devin Bowman // DB

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6’0” | 182 lbs.
High School: Ridgeland (’11)
College: Georgia

• All-State selection in junior and senior seasons at Ridgeland
• Led Ridgeland to a 27-3 record and three consecutive region championships across his sophomore, junior, and senior years
• Recruited to Georgia as the No. 12 cornerback in the nation in the class of 2011 according to ESPN.com
• Four-year letterman at Georgia, playing in 39 games and starting in nine


Vonn Bell // DB

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5’11” | 199 lbs.
High School: Ridgeland (’13)
College: Ohio State

• First Team All-State in 2011 and 2012 and Under Armour All-American in 2012 at Ridgeland
Sophomore campaign at Ohio State yielded a team best six interceptions, 92 tackles (second-most on the team), and a College Playoff National Championship
Named First Team All-America and First Team All-Big Ten as a junior at Ohio State
Drafted 61st overall by the New Orleans Saints in the 2016 NFL Draft


Damon Duval // P

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6’0” | 197 lbs.
High School: Chattanooga Central (’99)
College: Auburn

• Earned All-State honors as a punter at Central in 1997
• All-American and First Team All-SEC at Auburn in 2001
• Ranks third in Auburn history in career kicking points (260), career field goals made (45), and career punting average (43.4)
• Signed briefly with two NFL teams before joining the CFL, where he played for seven seasons
• Holds the CFL record for career punting average (45.8)


Coach Benny Monroe

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Career Record: 259-65
29 yrs. experience as a head coach

• Head coach at McMinn County (1972-77), Cleveland (1979-96), and Ooltewah (2005-09)
Led Cleveland to three consecutive Class 4A state championships in 1993, 1994, and 1995
54-game win streak spanning from 1993 to 1995
Inducted into six athletic halls of fame


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Bobby Scott // QB

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6’1” | 201 lbs.
High School: Rossville (’67)
College: Tennessee

• Named All-City and All-State in junior and senior seasons at Rossville
Ranks 13th all-time in career passing yards (3,371) at Tennessee
Led Tennessee to an SEC title in 1969 and a Sugar Bowl victory to cap off the 1970 season
Drafted by the New Orleans Saints in 1971
Professional career included 12 years in NFL and two years in the USFL


Ricky Lake // RB

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6’1” | 220 lbs.
High School: Dalton (’69)
College: Georgia

• Earned All-State honors in 1966, 1967, and 1968 at Dalton
• Named Georgia Class AAA Back of the Year in 1968
• Critical in Dalton’s first and only state championship in 1967
• Awarded SEC Freshman of the Year at Georgia
Played for the New England Patriots in the NFL and Jacksonville Sharks in the World
Football League (WFL)


Rick Buff // RB

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5’11” | 195 lbs.
High School: Rossville (’66)
College: Georgia

• All-State and Honorable Mention All-American selection at Rossville in 1965
Attended Georgia, where he was the freshmen team’s starting back in a time when freshmen could play only on freshmen teams
In his spring semester of his freshman year, he was listed as the No. 1 back on Georgia head coach Vince Dooley’s depth chart
Pursued a professional baseball career after being drafted by the New York Yankees in 1966


Andy Kelly // QB

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6’3” | 230 lbs.
High School: Rhea County (’87)
College: Tennessee

• Gatorade Tennessee Player of the Year and Class 3A Tennessee Mr. Football in senior season at Rhea County
Ranks fifth all-time in career passing yards (6,397) and career completions (514) at Tennessee
Led the Vols to two SEC Championships under Johnny Majors
Played 15 seasons in the Arena Football League
Top-five career passer in AFL history in both passing yards and touchdowns
One of four professional football players to ever have thrown for 800 touchdowns


Mike Jones // WR 

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5’11” | 182 lbs.
High School: Riverside (’78)
College: Tennessee State

• Earned All-State honors as a receiver at Riverside
Two-time All-American at Tennessee State
Holds the Tennessee State University record for career receptions (197) and career touchdown receptions (42), and ranks second in career receiving yards (3,571)
Selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the sixth round of the 1983 NFL Draft
Six-year career in the NFL yielded 2,372 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns


Edwin Lovelady // WR

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5’9” | 180 lbs.
High School: Brainerd (’81)
College: Memphis

• Named All-City and All-State in 1980 at Brainerd
• Led Memphis in receiving in 1984
Played one season with the NFL’s New York Giants in 1987


John Hannah // OL 

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6’2” | 265 lbs.
High School: Baylor (’69)
College: Alabama

• Won Mid-South championship while at Baylor
Two-time All-American lineman at Alabama
Selected fourth overall in the 1973 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots
Spent entire 12-year professional career with the Patriots; retired after guiding the team to a Super Bowl XX appearance
Nine-time NFL Pro-Bowler; NFL Hall of Fame Inductee (1991)


Bob Johnson // OL 

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6’5” | 262 lbs.
High School: Bradley Central (’64)
College: Tennessee

• Named First Team All-American and All-State in 1963 while at Bradley Central
All-SEC and All-American at Tennessee in 1966 and 1967
Recipient of the Jacobs Trophy in 1967, presented annually to the SEC’s best blocker
Second overall selection in the 1968 NFL Draft (Cincinnati Bengals)
Played professionally for 12 seasons; only player in Bengals history to have a retired jersey


Bill Weaver // WR

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6’4” | 219 lbs.
High School: Chattanooga Valley (’88)
College: Georgia Tech

• 1987 All-State selection at Chattanooga Valley
Recruited by Bobby Ross to Georgia Tech as a do-it-all athlete
Started in his junior and senior year at Georgia Tech as a punter


Charley Hannah // OL 

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6’5” | 260 lbs.
High School: Baylor (’73)
College: Alabama

• Served as Baylor’s team captain and named All-State in 1972
Member of Alabama’s 1973 National Championship team, and 1974 and 1975 SEC Championship teams
All-SEC selection during senior campaign with the Crimson Tide
Third-round pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 1977 NFL Draft
Highlights from 11-year professional career include the Super Bowl XVIII Championship and an All-Pro Team selection in 1985


David Douglas // OL

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6’4” | 200 lbs.
High School: Rhea County (’81)
College: Tennessee

• Received All-District 5-AAA and Honorable Mention All-Tri-State honors as a senior at Rhea County
Attended two Bowl Games with the Tennessee Vols and won the SEC title in 1985
Drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in 1986 and spent five seasons with the NFL
Appeared in Super Bowl XXIII


Bill Emendorfer // OL

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6’2” | 210 lbs.
High School: Cleveland (’69)
College: Tennessee

• Football honors received at Cleveland include All-East-Tennessee, All-State, All-Tri-State, and All-American
Captain of Cleveland’s first state-championship-winning football team in 1968
Earned First Team All-SEC and Second-Team All-American honors as a senior at Tennessee


Shazzon Bradley // ATH

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6’2” | 225 lbs.
High School: McMinn County (’88)
College: Tennessee

• First Team All-State selection as a junior and senior at McMinn County
Earned Freshman All-SEC honors during his first year on the Vols’ defensive line
Four-year letterman at Tennessee with 237 total career tackles; led the Vols in sacks in his junior season
Drafted by the Green Bay Packers of the NFL in 1992


Tommy Taylor // ATH 

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6’2” | 220 lbs.
High School: City (’81)
College: UCLA

• Received All-State and All-American honors in 1980 at City as a running back and linebacker
Won three conference titles at UCLA (1982, 1983, 1985) and was team captain on the 1985 Pac-10 Conference Championship team
Currently ranks 13th in career tackles at UCLA
Selected by the San Diego Chargers in the fourth round of the 1986 NFL Draft


John Becksvoort // K 

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6’1” | 170 lbs.
High School: Red Bank (’91)
College: Tennessee

• All-State kicker at Red Bank
Set an NCAA record for the most consecutive PATs when he hit 161 of 161 career extra-point attempts for the Vols
Earned All-American status and led the SEC in scoring with 95 points during the 1993 season
Played in the NFL for the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints


Terdell Sands // DL 

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6’8” | 340 lbs.
High School: Howard (’97)
College: UTC

• Earned All-State honors as a senior defensive lineman at Howard in 1996
• Played one season with the UTC Mocs in 1999
• Drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2001
• Spent nine seasons with NFL teams: Kansas City Chiefs, Green Bay Packers, Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots


Reggie White // DL

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6’5” | 291 lbs.
High School: Howard (’80)
College: Tennessee

• All-State and All-American at Howard in 1979
Named All-SEC, All-America, and SEC Player of the Year as a senior with the Vols
Spent 15 total seasons playing for the Philadelphia Eagles, Green Bay Packers, and Carolina Panthers
Four-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year, 10-time All-Pro winner, and 13-time Pro Bowler in the NFL
Retired as the NFL’s all-time career sack record holder (198 sacks)
NFL Hall of Fame Class of 2006


Tony Brown // DL

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6’3” | 305 lbs.
High School: City (’98)
College: Memphis

• Earned All-State honors at City High School
Ranks second all-time in career tackles for lost yardage (42) and sixth all-time in career sacks (17) at Memphis
Second Team All-Conference USA selection in 2002
Spent eight years in the NFL, including four seasons as a starting defensive tackle for the Tennessee Titans
Returned to Chattanooga and joined the UTC Mocs coaching staff in 2015


David Roller //DL 

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6’2” | 270 lbs.
High School: Rhea County (’67)
College: Kentucky

• Named to the 1966 All-State Team as an offensive guard at Rhea County
• Awarded First Team All-SEC honors as a junior and senior at Kentucky
Second Team All-American selection in 1970 at Kentucky
Professional career included time in the WFL (one year), CFL (two years), and NFL (seven years)


Ed Smith // LB 

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6’1” | 220 lbs.
High School: McCallie (’75)
College: Vanderbilt

• Started at defensive end at McCallie and later converted to linebacker at Vanderbilt
All-SEC linebacker selection in 1977
12th-round pick during the 1979 NFL Draft
Four-year professional career included two years with the NFL’s Baltimore Colts and two years with the USFL’s Arizona Wranglers


Eric Westmoreland // LB

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6’0” | 233 lbs.
High School: Marion County (’96)
College: Tennessee

• First Team All-State in 1994 and 1995; Class 3A Tennessee Mr. Football Award recipient in 1995 at Marion County
Led head coach Ken Colquette’s Warriors to three state championships
First Team All-SEC and semi-finalist for the Butkus Award (presented annually to the nation’s top collegiate linebacker) in 2000
Helped lead the Vols to the 1998 BCS National Championship
• Third-round selection by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 2001 NFL Draft


Reggie Mathis // LB

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6’2” | 220 lbs.
High School: Notre Dame (’74)
College: Oklahoma

• Received All-State honors as a senior at Notre Dame in 1973
All-Big Eight selection in 1978 at Oklahoma
Played on four Big Eight Championship and two National Championship teams at Oklahoma under Barry Switzer
Drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the second round of the 1979 NFL Draft


Dale Jones  // LB

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6’1” | 234 lbs.
High School: Bradley Central (’83)
College: Tennessee

• Two-time All-State defensive end at Bradley Central
Earned Freshman All-America honors in 1983 and was a two-time All-SEC selection at Tennessee
Career totals of 350 tackles (233 solo), 24 tackles-for-loss and 11 forced fumbles
Drafted by the Dallas Cowboys of the NFL in 1987


Eddie Brown // DB

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5’11” | 187 lbs.
High School: Marion County (’70)
College: Tennessee

• Earned First Team All-American and First Team All-SEC status at Tennessee in 1973 as a standout defensive back and punt returner
Ranks seventh all-time in career interception return yardage (244) at Tennessee
Played professionally for the Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins, Los Angeles Rams, Chicago Blitz (USFL), and Arizona Wranglers (USFL)


Donnie Elder // DB

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5’9” | 180 lbs.
High School: Brainerd (’81)
College: Memphis

• Named All-State as a senior at Brainerd
Led Memphis in interceptions during the 1984 season
Earned All-Metro Conference honors at Memphis in 1984
Spent seven seasons with the NFL after being drafted during the third round by the New York Jets in 1985


Jeff Suttle // DB

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6’1” | 185 lbs.
High School: LaFayette (’80)
College: Clemson

• All-American selection as a junior and senior at LaFayette
Played in 10 games as a sophomore on the Clemson Tiger’s 1981 National Championship team
Returned to LaFayette High School in 2005 as the school’s athletic director


Jimmy Weatherford // DB

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5’11” | 186 lbs.
High School: Dalton (’65)
College: Tennessee

• Earned All-State honors in 1964 as a senior at Dalton
• All-American selection at the collegiate level in 196
• Drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the 15th round of the 1969 NFL Draft


Jim Arnold // P 

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6’2” | 211 lbs.
High School: Dalton (’79)
College: Vanderbilt

• Three state championship appearances during high school career at Dalton
Three-time All-SEC selection (1979-1982) and All-American selection 1982 at Vanderbilt
12-year professional NFL career with the Kansas City Chiefs, Detroit Lions and Miami Dolphins; two-time Pro-Bowler


Coach E.B.“Red” Etter

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Career Record: 324-102-12
41 yrs. experience

• 27 seasons as head coach at Central High School and 13 seasons as head coach at Baylor School
Eight state championships with Central’s Purple Pounders and one national championship with Baylor’s Red Raiders
Two undefeated seasons – Central in 1962, and Baylor in 1973
Named 1983 National Coach of the Year by the National High School Coaches Association


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