Signal Mountain's Moon Voted to 4A Preseason All-State Team

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

Signal Mountain's Harrison Moon has been voted to the Star Physical Therapy 4A Preseason All-State Football Team published recently in Murphy Fair's Tennessee High School Football.

Fair compiles the preseason all-state teams using votes from the state's head football coaches. This is the 26th straight year Fair has published the preseason prep football magazine.

STAR PHYSICAL THERAPY 4A PRESEASON ALL-STATE TEAM

OFFENSE

QB    Zak Mizell                               Page                        5-10    185    Sr.

RB    Johnny Jones                          Crockett Co.            5-8    175    Jr.

RB    Ethan Thomas                        Elizabethton            6-1    215    Jr.

RB    Daryl Rollins                            Fulton                    5-9    173    Sr.

WR    Kenton Baker                        Giles Co.                5-9    170    Sr.

TE    Harrison Moon                        Signal Mtn.            6-6    265    Sr.

OL    Kaleb Hinson                            Dyersburg            6-0    265    Sr.

OL    Akeem Cooperwood                Fulton                    6-7    327    Sr.

OL    Michael Scates                        Fulton                    6-5    291    Sr.

OL    Patrick McFall                          Knox Catholic        6-6    260    Sr.

OL    Wesley James                         White House            6-4    210    Sr.

K    Eli Sadler                                    Livingston Acad.    5-11  175    Sr.

DEFENSE

DB    Trannard Cobb                        Chester Co.            5-11    170    Sr.

DB    Dontarius Gilbert                    Giles Co.                  5-11    175    Jr.

DB    Trevor Wright                          Greeneville                6-1    270    Sr.

DB    Eli Brown                                 Knox Catholic            6-0    155    Sr.

LB    Antonion Brabsom                    Carter                        6-2    215    Sr.

LB    Hunter Boyd                                Crockett Co.            5-10    195    Sr.

LB    Cooper Jackson                        Lipscomb Acad.        6-1    240    Sr.

DL    Nathan Taylor                            Crockett Co.            6-0    215    Sr.

DL    Shavon Henderson                    Dyersburg                6-3    235    Sr.

DL    Jonathan Roth                            Fulton                    6-3    243    Jr.

DL    Nick Wright                                    Greeneville            5-11    260    Sr.

P    Aaron Medley                                Marshall Co.            6-3    170    Sr.



Fair's magazine can be purchased in Chattanooga at Big Ridge Cleaners (5936 Hixson Pike, Publix Shopping Center); Mountain City Cleaners (3554 Broad Street); Carriage Cleaners (715 Signal Mountain Road); Carriage Cleaners (3835 Dayton Blvd.)

This is the 12th of a series on Chattanooga-area high school football. Coming Thursday, Aug. 8: Class 5A Preseason All-State Team.

(E-mail Stan Crawley at wscrawley@earthlink.net)


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