High school football: What you need to know for Week 1

High school football: What you need to know for Week 1

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High school football: What you need to know for Week 1

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Dandy Dozen No. 1: JaCoby Stevens
Oakland senior JaCoby Stevens is No. 1 on The Tennessean’s Dandy Dozen.
Dandy Dozen: No. 2 Ty Chandler of MBA
MBA running back and Tennessee commitment Ty Chandler is No. 2 on this year’s Dandy Dozen
Dandy Dozen No. 3: Maleik Gray of La Vergne
La Vergne linebacker Maleik Gray committed to Vols
Dandy Dozen: No. 4 Jacob Phillips of East Nashville.mp4
East Nashville senior linebacker Jacob Phillips is No. 4 on this year’s Dandy Dozen.
Dandy Dozen No. 5: Obinna Eze, Davidson Academy
Davidson Academy senior offensive tackle Obinna Eze is No. 5 on the Tennessean’s Dandy Dozen.
Dandy Dozen: No. 6 Rutger Reitmaier of Lipscomb
Lipscomb defensive lineman and Oregon commitment Rutger Reitmaier is No. 6 on this year’s Dandy Dozen.
Dandy Dozen No. 7: Gentry Bonds of Riverdale
Gentry Bonds is No. 7 on The Tennessean’s Dandy Dozen.
Dandy Dozen No. 8: Princeton Fant of La Vergne
Princeton Fant is named No. 8 in The Tennessean’s Dandy Dozen for top college football prospects for Class of 2017.
Dandy Dozen No. 9: T.J. Carter of Stratford
Stratford senior T.J. Carter is No. 9 on this year’s Dandy Dozen.
Dandy Dozen No. 10: Theo Jackson of Overton
Overton senior Theo Jackson is No. 10 on this year’s Dandy Dozen
No 11 Dandy Dozen: Kaleb Oliver of Oakland
Oakland senior Kaleb Oliver is No. 11 on The Tennessean’s Dandy Dozen.
Dandy Dozen: No. 12 Rodney Owens of Ensworth
Ensworth senior and Louisville commitment Rodney Owens comes in at No. 12 on The Tennessean’s Dandy Dozen.
Siegel players, including senior Antwon Griffith (51) are ready for their home opener against Ravenwood on Thursday night in Murfreesboro.

Siegel players, including senior Antwon Griffith (51) are ready for their home opener against Ravenwood on Thursday night in Murfreesboro.

The high school football season is here.

Read all of the coverage from Middle Tennessee to get you ready for Friday’s season openers.

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Dickson County vs. Creek Wood pregame
Sights and sounds from the pregame festivities leading up to Dickson County vs. Creek Wood
Ravenwood fan Eric Mills ready for season
Ravenwood fan Eric Mills talks about the start of football season.
Baylor Bramble attends Siegel’s season opener
Siegel linebacker Dalton Frantz and Coach Greg Wyant discuss seeing Baylor Bramble at their season opener.
High school football countdown
High school sports writers for the USA Today Sports network for Middle Tennessee discuss the games they are covering Week 1.

 

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Davidson County

Pearl-Cohn driven by 40-point state title game loss
Nashville Christian’s Brant Lawless adds offense to resume
Vols commitment Theo Jackson of Overton adds QB to resume
East Nashville defense poised for bounce-back year
Davidson duo new to football already major college prospects
Mike Woodward back at Antioch trying to rebuild football program

Dickson County

Cougar football enters new era
Five Dickson County players to watch
Familiar face looking to improve the Red Hawks
Five Creek Wood players to watch

Montgomery County

The Top 5 Prep Storylines for 2016
Swartz gets his chance to lead the Rebels, his alma mater
Eagles chemistry has them ready to take next step
Kenwood’s Jackson ready to support Knights cause
Vikings have confidence to make playoff push now

Robertson County

Springfield ready to take final step
Coach hopes Indians turn corner
Jo Byrns will have to wade through a crowded region
A new era begins at Greenbrier High
Patriots schedule loaded with land mines
Hometown rivalry goes down Friday in White House
Greenbrier’s Elmore to debut in Friday rivalry game

Rutherford County

Baylor Bramble attends first Siegel game since suffering brain injury
Oakland football loaded at key positions
Stewarts Creek football team has legitimate playoff goal
Siegel football looks to build on late 2015 success
Blackman football looks to continue recent playoff run
Experienced Smyrna Bulldogs ready to take next step
La Vergne football team poised to make run in 5-5A
Veterans carrying load for Riverdale defense
Princeton Fant, Deylon Williams anxious to play again

Sumner County

Gallatin focusing on the finish
Hendersonville reloads for another run
Knights preparing for battle
Experience wanted: Beech aims to remain in region hunt
Station Camp chases playoff return
White House football in unfamiliar territory
Portland seeks continued success
Sumner’s must-see prep football games

Williamson County

Summit hopes returning 21 starters leads to first playoff game
Independence adds Kentucky running back transfer
A year after being overshadowed, defense may lead Independence now
5 things to know about Williamson County high school football

Wilson County

Ex-MTSU football star Dwone Hicks hired as Wilson Central assistant

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