Baylor School 2022

Team Profile

Photos by Andy Mitchell Photography

Q & A With Coach Erik Kimrey

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Q: How would you characterize this year’s team?

A: We are excited to begin this journey with a special group of young men and a talented senior class.

Q: What will be the keys to your success?

A: This team and staff must embrace the struggle of continuous improvement, stay steadfast in the face of certain adversity, and believe something great is about to happen.

Q: Who will be your key leaders on the team?

A: Brycen Sanders (OL/DL), Evan Haynie (WR/DB), Noah Gravel (RB/LB), and Caleb Hampton (RB/LB).

Q: What are your biggest reasons for optimism?

A: The character this team has displayed in my short time with them.

Q: What will keep you up at night?

A: Making sure we put this team in the best positions possible to have success.

Q: Will we see anything different this year?

A: Our staff is bringing in different philosophies and schemes in all areas.

Q: How would you characterize your team’s speed?

A: I’ve been encouraged by our speed at the skill positions – LBs and on the DL as well.

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Coach name: Erik Kimrey (18 yrs. as a head coach, 1st as head coach at Baylor)

Division/Class: TN II-AAA

2021 Overall Record: 7-5

2021 District Finish: 6th

Mascot: Red Raiders

2022 Schedule


19 Rabun Gap-Nacoochee (A)

26 Ensworth (A)


2 Knoxville Catholic (H)

16 Pope John Paul II (A)

23 Ooltewah (H)

30 McCallie (H)


7 Prince Avenue – Christian (H)

14 Hendersonville (A)

21 Montgomery Bell – Academy (A)

28 Father Ryan (H)

Coach’s View

We play in an incredibly difficult league that presents huge challenges week in and week out. This team needs to improve weekly and be in a position to play its best football in November.

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