2021 TACA East-West All-Star Classic Set For December 10th At Austin Peay

Eight Local Student-Athletes Tapped For East Team

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Nearly 90 of Tennessee’s best senior football players and more than a dozen coaches have been named to participate in this year’s East-West All-Star Classic. The event, sponsored by the Tennessee Athletic Coaches Association (T.A.C.A.), will be held Friday, Dec. 10 at Fortera Stadium on the campus of Austin Peay State University in Clarksville.

Local and area players named to the East team include Baylor’s Trey McDonald, Decorian Jones-Montgomery and Bo Black.

South Pittsburg’s Giovanni Davis and DeAndre Kelly along with Cleveland’s Destun Thomas were also tabbed. Conner Delashmitt from Silverdale and Boyd Buchanan's Colbe Haddox were named from local DII-AA teams.

Mark Mariakis of Chattanooga Christian will serve as an assistant coach.

“This event continues to be the marquee event in the state,” stated Bill Marbet, Executive Director of T.A.C.A. “College bound athletes from Memphis, Jackson, Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga and the Tri-Cities will participate in our game,” he added.

Leading the East squad this year will be Mt. Juliet Coach Trey Perry. Ingle Martin, head coach at Christ Presbyterian Academy in Nashville, leads the West staff.

Players will report to Clarksville on Tuesday, Dec. 7. Practice sessions will take place that same evening with two-a-days scheduled for both teams on Wednesday and Thursday of that same week.

 Kickoff is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 10, at 7 o’clock, Central Time. Follow @tnallstar on Twitter for more updates.

East Roster
No. Pos. Name Ht. Wt. High School Coach College
0 RB Patterson, Antonio 6'0 185 Oakland Kevin Creasy
1 WR Thomas, Destun 6'3 190 Cleveland Marty Wheeler Memphis
2 S Dunlap, Jarian 6'3 180 Stewarts Creek Ben Caudell
3 WR Newman, Major 6'1 190 Alcoa Gary Rankin
4 QB Scott, Ryan 6'2 175 Tullahoma John Olive
5 WR Knowles, Isaac 6'2 190 DeKalb Co. Steve Trapp
6 LB McDonald, Trey 6'4 230 Baylor Phil Massey Virginia
7 QB Swoner, Stephen 6'3 190 Mt. Juliet Trey Perry
8 LB Evans, Levi 6'2 220 Dobyns Bennett Joey Christian
9 DE Gaines, Theron 6'0 240 Oakland Kevin Creasy
10 QB Buckles, Caden 6'1 215 Alcoa Gary Rankin
11 DE McLaurin, Ethan 6'3 250 Oakland Kevin Creasy
12 DE Bailey, Jeremiah 6'3 235 Smyrna Matt Williams
13 S Pierce, Brady 6'0 175 Summit Brian Coleman
14 WR Siaway, Will 6'1 175 Knoxville Central Nick Craney
15 WR Corum, Trace 6'0 170 Farragut Eddie Courtney
16 CB Wharton, Jameson 6'2 175 Hendersonville James Beasley
17 LB Jones-Montgomery, Decorian 6'0 220 Baylor Phil Massey
18 K/P Bellenfont, Upton 6'0 190 Stewarts Creek Ben Caudell
19 LB Mitchell, Alex 6'2 225 Riverdale Will Kriesky
20 CB Lang, Isaiah 6'2 180 David Crockett Hayden Chandley
21 RB Martin, Q 6'1 175 Columbia Central John Moore
22 CB Kelly, DeAndre 5'11 185 South Pittsburg Heath Grider
23 WR Stevenson, Jaden 6'0 165 Greeneville Eddie Spradlen
29 RB Delashmitt, Conner 6'1 195 Silverdale Baptist Mike Connor
30 TE Steele, C. J. 6'3 220 Blackman Chandler Tygard
32 LB Hobbs, Blake 6'0 190 Wilson Central Brad Dedman
39 S Workings, Amarion 5'11 180 Mt. Juliet Trey Perry
54 DT Haddox, Colbe 6'3 300 Boyd Buchanan Jeremy Bosken
55 G Hill, Guss 6'4 296 Fayetteville Kenny Morson
56 OT Taylor, Trenton 6'5 300 Elizabethton Shawn Witten
59 C Pena, David 6'1 275 Rockvale Rick Rice
60 OT Cash, Brady 6'2 265 Knox. Central Nick Craney
62 OT Musser, Justise 6'6 250 Tennessee Matt Chandler
64 LB Robertson, Jayden 6'0 195 Watertown Gavin Webster
65 LS Rigsby, Hayden 6'0 255 Lebanon Chuck Gentry
67 G Koch, Cooper 6'3 275 Summit Brian Coleman
70 G Poe, Ian 6'4 305 Tullahoma John Olive
75 C Black, Bo 6'5 290 Baylor Phil Massey
77 OT Hodge, Max 6'5 245 Alcoa Gary Rankin
91 DT Williams, Michael 6'1 225 Alcoa Gary Rankin
92 DE Smith, Kam 5'9 230 Bearden Morgan Shinlever
94 DT Davis, Giovanni 6'4 265 South Pittsburg Heath Grider
99 DT Pillows, Jeff 6'0 295 Mt. Juliet Trey Perry

HEAD COACH: Trey Perry (Mt. Juliet)
ASST. COACHES: Ben Caudill (Stewarts Creek); Joey Christian (Dobyns Bennett); Curtis 
Grah (Mt. Juliet); Steven Jackson (Oakland); Mark Mariakis (Chatt. Christian); Randall
Boldin (Waverly Central); Gavin Webster (Watertown)

West Roster
No. Pos. Name Ht. Wt. High School H.S. Coach College
0 RB Broome, Alex 5'9 185 Lipscomb Academy Trent Dilfer Boston Col.
1 DB Brown, Anthony 6'0 190 Milan Carl Diffee Arkansas
2 WR Pope, Kaydin 6'0 180 Hardin Co. Matthew Smith
3 IlB Stidham, Nash 5'10 210 South Gibson Scott Stidham
5 WR Ganaway, Malik 6'2 180 Peabody Shane Jacobs
6 RB Robinson, Jayden 5'11 180 Pearl Cohn Tony Brunetti
7 WR Paige, Andrew 6'4 202 Beech Anthony Crabtree
8 DB Fayne, Jalen 5'11 175 Covington J. R. Kirby
9 WR Williams, Rayquan 6'2 170 Germantown Gene Robinson
10 Ath. Ellis, Ellis 6'1 195 Hendersonville James Beasley
11 QB Law, Cade 6'2 215 Christ Presbyterian Acad. Ingle Martin
12 WR Elder, Terrance 6'1 180 Ripley Justin Cruse
13 DB Ingram, Charles 5'11 185 Ensworth Roc Batten Furman
14 DB Wilson, Jaylon 5'11 175 Lakeway Christian Steve Haywood
15 QB Dooley, Jacob 6'2 200 Waverly Central Randall Boldin
16 OLB Bradley, Seneca 6'3 220 Rossview Todd Hood
17 DE Reed, Reggie 6'3 215 Brentwood Academy Cody White
18 DB Lyons, Kaleb 5'11 175 Brentwood Academy Cody White
19 RB Greenwood, Jaylen 5'9 190 E.C.S. Trey Adams
20 OLB Williford, Reid 6'1 215 Christ Presbyterian Acad. Ingle Martin Charlotte
21 DB Coffee, Kavon 5'10 170 Pearl Cohn Tony Brunetti
22 DB Pierce, LaMarion 5'11 165 Marshall Co. Thomas Osteen
23 DB Coggin, Ben 5'11 180 Nolensville Paul Derrick
24 Ath. Young, Malik 5'11 195 Germantown Gene Robinson
25 ILB Barbee, Cristian 5'11 195 Covington J. R. Kirby
27 K Pledger, Ben 6'1 185 U.S.J. Michael Stroup
41 ILB Strickland, Josh 5'11 195 Nashville Christian Jeff Brothers
42 DE Reed, Maddox 6'6 210 Summit Brian Coleman
50 OT Meadows, Conner 6'5 270 Peabody Shane Jacobs
51 OG Jones, Joshua 6'0 280 U.S.J. Michael Stroup
52 DE Wicktom, Adam 6'1 240 E.C.S. Trey Adams
53 OG Carney, Evan 6'5 280 Christ Presbyterian Acad. Ingle Martin
54 C Francis, Aiden 6'1 270 Donelson Christian Acad. Paul Wade
57 DT Stewart, Colin 6'2 240 Christ Presbyterian Acad. Ingle Martin
72 OT Gray, Phillip 6'4 300 Ensworth Roc Batten
74 OT Anderson, Fisher 6'7 275 Franklin Alex Melton Stanford
77 C King, Tyson 6'4 280 Green Hill Josh Crouch
78 OT Chancey III, Robert 6'5 385 Franklin Co. Justin Cunningham
79 OG Penhollow, Logan 6'2 265 Pope JP II Justin Geisinger
82 TE Long, Jackson 6'4 225 Beech Anthony Crabtree Tulane
85 TE Phillips, Brandon 6'4 225 Whitehaven Rodney Saulsberry
88 TE Busey, Jack 6'2 215 Hendersonville James Beasley
91 DT Turrentine, Taurus 6'1 320 Pearl Cohn Tony Brunetti
96 DT Lee, Jadarius 6'3 300 Pearl Cohn Tony Brunetti

HEAD COACH: Ingle Martin (Christ Presbyterian Academy)
ASST. COACHES: Trey Adams (E.C.S.); Tony Brunetti (Pearl Cohn); Wade Comer
(McKenzie); Justin Cruse (Ripley); Justin Cunningham (Franklin Co.); Paul Derrick 
(Nolensville); Steve Haywood (Lakeway Christian).


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