Baylor's Parker Chosen Preseason DII All-State

Saturday, July 12, 2014 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

Baylor School linebacker Ryan Parker has been chosen to the Preseason Division II All-State team published in Murphy Fair's Tennessee High School Football Magazine.

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Offense

 

 

 

 

 

Pos.

Player

School

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

QB

Cole Euverard

M.B.A.

6'0"

190

Sr.

RB

James Alexander

F.A.C.S.

5'11"

240

Sr.

RB

Ty Chandler

M.B.A.

5'11"

180

Soph.

RB

Colton Neel

M.U.S.

5'9"

165

Sr.

WR

Austin Rolfe

M.B.A.

6'1"

175

Sr.

TE

Drew Rutland

F.A.C.S.

6'5"

215

Sr.

OL

Bryce Mathews

Brentwood Academy

6'6"

280

Jr.

OL

Andrew Wood

Friendship Christian

6'5"

305

Sr.

OL

Drew Richmond

M.U.S.

6'6"

316

Sr.

OL

Jacob Still

St. George’s

6'2"

285

Jr.

OL

Cole Sams

Webb

6'5"

300

Sr.

K

David Luster

M.B.A.

6'2"

180

Sr.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Defense

 

 

 

 

 

Pos.

Player

School

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

DB

Rico McGraw

Ensworth

6'0"

200

Sr.

DB

Donovan Sheffield

Ensworth

6'0"

175

Sr.

DB

Andrew Rector

Father Ryan

6'1"

187

Sr.

DB

Brock Beeler

Webb

5'9"

170

Sr.

LB

Ryan Parker

Baylor

6'1"

200

Jr.

LB

Hunter Travis

Ensworth

5'10"

185

Sr.

LB

Brant Mitchell

Webb

6'3"

245

Sr.

DL

Jackson Pittman

Brentwood Academy

6'3"

290

Sr.

DL

Myles Douglas

Ensworth

6'2"

290

Sr.

DL

Noah Pope

St. George’s

6'1"

215

Soph.

DL

Gage Thompson

Webb

5'10"

290

Sr.


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