Sequatchie County High School 2021

Team Profile

Photos Courtesy of Eileen Carter

Q&A with Coach Rusty McIntyre

Sequatchie County football coach Rusty McIntryeQ: How would you characterize this year’s team?

A: This year’s team is a team led by a group of seniors who are focused on bouncing back from a down season last year.

Q: What will be the keys to your success?

A: Our key to success will be having 11 players on the field who play hard every play.

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

A: Austin McCurry (RB/DB), Austin Moffitt (RB/LB), Levi Knight (TE/LB), Harley Meeks (RB/DL), Jesse Patterson (OL/LB), and Talon Keener (RB/DL).

Q: What are your biggest reasons for optimism?

A: The attitude and effort the players have given daily since I started the job.

Q: What will keep you up at night?

A: The schedule is full of good teams.

Q: What can you build on from last year?

A: I wasn’t here last year, so we are starting fresh.

Q: Any lessons learned from last year?

A: Expectations can be exceeded with commitment and hard work.

Q: Will we see anything different this year?

A: Everything will be different at Sequatchie Co. this year: new offense, defense, and special teams.

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

A: We have 50 players who can run, some faster than others.

Stats

Coach Name: Rusty McIntyre (14 yrs. as a head coach, 1st as head coach at Sequatchie Co.)

Division/Class: TN I-3A

2020 Overall Record: 2-8

2020 District Finish: 4th

Mascot: Indians

 

2021 Schedule

August

20 South Pittsburg (A)

27 Marion Co. (H)

September 

3 Cannon Co. (A)

10 Jackson Co. (A)

17 Grundy Co. (A)

24 Bledsoe Co. (H)

October

1 Community (H)

15 Giles Co. (H)

22 Whitwell (H)

29 White Co. (A) 

 

Coach’s View

We have a difficult schedule, especially to start the season. That being said, I expect our team to be led by a group of seniors who are focused and determined to have a good year. If we can execute, we will have opportunities to win more games than people from the outside expect.

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