Eight Area Players Voted To TSWA 3A All-State Football Team

Friday, January 3, 2014 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

Eight Chattanooga-area players have been voted to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Class 3A all-state football team.

Players voted to the team were Polk County's Zach Miller, Polk County's Tanner Plemons, Notre Dame's Robert Kidwell, McMinn Central's Gage Johnson, Notre Dame's Tyler Enos, Sequatchie County's Blake Cates, Tyner's Willie Stewart and Notre Dame's Kareen Orr.

Coming Saturday, Jan. 4: Class 4A all-state football team.

Class 3A

 

Coach of the Year: Gary Rankin (Alcoa)

 OFFENSE

 

QB – Hunter Zimmerman (Fairview)

QB – Isiah Upton (East Nashville)

QB – Connor York (Upperman)

RB – Jaquez Tyson (Alcoa)

RB – Zach Miller (Polk County)

RB – Tyler Coe (Chuckey-Doak)

WR – Whitaker Cunningham (Christian Academy of Knoxville)

WR – Thomas Richard (Christ Presbyterian Academy)

WR – Nic Harvey (Fairview)

WR – Robert Stephenson (Upperman)

ATH – Malik Love (Alcoa)

ATH – Nikia Cathey (Westwood)

ATH – Jaquail Williams (Austin-East)

OL – Kyle Malik Mitchell (Alcoa)

OL – Paul Adams (Christ Presbyterian Academy)

OL – Ryne Reynolds (Westview)

OL – Tanner Plemons (Polk County)

OL – Robert Kidwell (Notre Dame)

K – Cal Bradshaw (Westview)

 

DEFENSE

 

DL – Patrick Ely (Upperman)

DL – Braylon Young (Alcoa)

DL – Zac Wright (Alcoa)

DL – Jonathan Decker (Alcoa)

LB – Garrett Wall (Fairview)

LB – Jay Hockaday (Christ Presbyterian Academy)

LB – Gage Johnson (McMinn Central)

LB – Tyler Enos (Notre Dame)

LB – Blake Cates (Sequatchie County)

LB – Keller Maples (Alcoa)

LB – Spencer Brien (Gatlinburg-Pittman)

DB – Willie Stewart (Tyner)

DB – Brandon Teeter (Alcoa)

DB – John Riley McLaughlin (Alcoa)

DB – Ty Brown (Westview)

DB – Kareem Orr (Notre Dame)

P – Kristen McKinney (Milan)

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


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