Four area players took home Tennessee Titan Mr. Football Awards on Monday.
Class 3A Lineman- Jonathan Decker (Alcoa)
Class 4A Back- Amari Rodgers (Catholic)
Class 5A Back- Tee Higgins (Oak Ridge)
Class 6A Lineman- T.D. Blackmon (Maryville)
Alcoa’s Matthew McClurg and Catholic’s Cade Mays were both runner-up in their respective classes.
The awards were presented in special ceremony at Nissan Stadium.
A committee of statewide sports writers selected winners based on performance in the 2015 regular season. Academics and character were also taken into consideration. High school head coaches and members of the media nominated the finalists.
This is the 31st year that the Mr. Football Awards have been presented to Tennessee’s best high school football players.