Morgan, Jackson, Lee On 5A Preseason All-State Team

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

East Hamilton's Demetrius Morgan, Ooltewah's Jeremiah Jackson and Cleveland's Zack Lee have been chosen to Murphy Fair's Class 5A preseason all-state football team in the Tennessee High School Football magazine.

Fair's annual magazine can be purchased in Chattanooga at the following locations:

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Pos.

Player

School

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

QB

Ethan Jeffers

Campbell County

6'2"

210

Sr.

RB

Matt Fox

Anderson County

5'10"

205

Sr.

RB

Nathan Cottrell

Knoxville West

5'11"

183

Sr.

RB

Jocquez Bruce

South Doyle

5'11"

175

Sr.

WR

Joseph Elkins

Campbell County

5'8"

170

Sr.

TE

Jackson Harris

Columbia Central

6'5"

255

Sr.

OL

Demetrius Morgan

East Hamilton

6'3"

380

Sr.

OL

Ryan Perry

Knoxville West

6'0"

290

Sr.

OL

Isaac Chapman

Oak Ridge

6'5"

320

Sr.

OL

Cameron Jones

Ridgeway

6'3"

300

Sr.

OL

Mason McNutt

South Doyle

6'4"

275

Sr.

K

Carson Garrett

Beech

5'11"

150

Sr.

           

Defense

         

Pos.

Player

School

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

DB

Shontell Thompson

Henry County

5'7"

165

Sr.

DB

Vincent Perry

Hillsboro

5'11"

175

Sr.

DB

Max Bacon

Knoxville West

5'10"

175

Sr.

DB

Alex Burch

Knoxville West

6'0"

180

Sr.

LB

Noah Hoxie

Knoxville West

6'3"

220

Sr.

LB

Jeremiah Jackson

Ooltewah

6'0"

230

Sr.

LB

Michael Imes

Shelbyville Central

5'11"

190

Sr.

DL

Hunter Lane

Gibbs

6'3"

245

Sr.

DL

Kyle Phillips

Hillsboro

6'4"

260

Sr.

DL

Xavier Schulter

Lincoln County

6'2"

310

Jr.

DL

Shawmain Fleming

Oak Ridge

6'1"

320

Sr.

P

Zack Lee

Cleveland

5'10"

190

Sr.


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