92 schools in 20 days: Blackman

92 schools in 20 days: Blackman

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92 schools in 20 days: Blackman

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Joeseph Sewell

Joeseph Sewell

BLACKMAN

Region: 2-6A

Coach: David Watson, first season

Last season: 11-2, fell to Oakland in 6A quarterfinals

Players to watch:

Korey Tillman

Korey Tillman

Taeler Dowdy, Sr., RB/DB – Ran for 380 yards and six TDs in limited role. Miller Armstrong, Sr., QB – Moves from linebacker with graduation of Mr. Football winner Jauan Jennings. Threw for 79 yards in 2014. Joeseph Sewell, Jr., TE/LB — First-year starter has been a key target in offseason. Matthew Leifheit, Sr., OL — Lone starter returning on offense, but moves to new position from tight end. Justin Brown, Sr, DL – All-district player. Recorded 26 tackles. Korey Tillman, Sr, LB – All-district player. Recorded 37 tackles, three sacks

Miller Armstrong

Miller Armstrong

Quote:“(The preseason) has helped a lot. We’ve all grown up together, so we’ve known each other. Just being on the field together and in the film room, I think this senior class has bonded over the summer. I feel really good with what we have and what we have going on.” – Miller Armstrong.

Schedule (*-region game):Aug. 22 vs. Clay-Chalkville, Ala., at MTSU, 4 p.m.; Aug. 28 McCallie, 7 p.m.; *Sept. 4 Riverdale, 7 p.m.; Sept. 11 Tucker, Ga., 7 p.m.; *Sept. 18 at Oakland, 7 p.m.; *Sept 25 at Cookeville, 7 p.m.; *Oct. 2 Smyrna, 7 p.m.; *Oct. 16 at Siegel, 7 p.m.; *Oct. 23 Coffee Co., 7 p.m.; *Oct. 30 at Warren Co., 7 p.m.

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