Twelve Area Players Among Top College Prospects

Monday, July 21, 2014 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

Twelve area high school players have been listed among the state's top college football players by the Football Time in Tennessee magazine.

The Football Time In Tennessee magazine has assembled a list of seniors in Tennessee who have the best chance of being on a college recruiting list this fall.

Twelve Chattanooga-area players were among the players listed:

Austin Banks, DB, 5-10, 175, Notre Dame

Jared Bass, OL, -3, 270, Sequatchie County

Terrince Bramhall, DE, 6-2, 215, Grundy County

Nathaniel Collins, TE, 6-5, 170, Bledsoe County

Calvin Trey Davenport, DB, 5-9, 154, Brainerd (who now plays for Ridgeland)

Malik Davis, ATH, 6-1, 180, Red Bank

Austin Massey, QB, 6-2, 193, Cleveland

Cole McMahan, OL, 6-3, 285, Baylor

Harrison Moon, OL, 6-5, 240, Signal Mountain

Kareem Orr, DB, 6-0, 170, Notre Dame

Josh Russell, CB, 5-10, 195, Notre Dame

Nick Tiano, QB, 6-4, 197, Baylor

Another top prospect is Brainerd's Kaylen Stewart, a defensive back who already has six college offers, including Harvard and Yale.


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