To Be Presented Sunday, November 25, 2018 Nissan Stadium, Nashville 5:30 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.

Nashville, Tennessee, November 12, 2018 – The Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards will be presented to the top football players in nine classifications of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association on Sunday, November 25, 2018, at Nissan Stadium in Nashville. For the seventeenth consecutive year, the top kicker in the state will be recognized with a Mr. Football Award, regardless of classification. Five semifinalists in each classification were announced on November 2. There are six classifications in Division I and three in Division II. Three finalists for each category were announced by Mike Keith on the Titans website at today at 2:00 p.m. CST / 3:00 p.m. EST. The three finalists for each award that were announced today will be the ones invited to attend the awards dinner at Nissan Stadium, where the winner of each award will be announced. A committee of statewide sports writers selected winners based on performance in the 2018 regular season. Academics and character were also taken into consideration. High school head coaches and members of the media nominated the finalists. "We are very appreciative of the Tennessee Titans for their continued support of these awards,” stated Bernard Childress, Executive Director of the TSSAA. “Having the awards presented at Nissan Stadium will provide a very special atmosphere for these outstanding student-athletes.” This is the 34th year that the Mr. Football Awards have been presented to Tennessee’s best high school football players. A Mr. Football trophy will be presented to the winners of each category. A Mr. Football plaque will be presented to the other two finalists in each category. The other semi-finalists will each receive a certificate. More than 400 people, including the 30 finalists, their families, coaches, school administrators and members of the media from all parts of the state, are expected to attend the 2018 dinner. Mike Keith, play-by-play voice of the Tennessee Titans, will emcee the awards presentation. A live videostream of the awards will be provided at
2018 Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Finalists
Division I Class 1A Division I Class 6A
Bryce Hanley Greenback High School Dezmon Johnson Lake County High School Cameron Whitaker Cornersville High School Xavier Myers Oakland High School T.J. Sheffield Independence High School Devon Starling Cane Ridge High School
Division I Class 2A Division II Class A
Jeramiah Batistie Tyner Academy J.D. Dixon Waverly Central High School Aaron Swafford Meigs County High School Da'Joun Hewitt Davidson Academy Stone Norton Davidson Academy Rube Scott Rhea Fayette Academy
Division I Class 3A Division II Class AA
Kam Harris-Lusk Fairview High School Walker Russell Alcoa High School Xavier Shepherd Pearl Cohn High School Eric Gray Lausanne Collegiate School Noah Henderson Christ Presbyterian Academy Cameron Wynn Notre Dame High School
Division I Class 4A Division II Class AAA
Cade Ballard Greeneville High School Bobo Hodges Maplewood High School Stanton Martin Anderson County High School Maurice Hampton Memphis University School Bill Norton Christian Brothers High School Omari Thomas Briarcrest Christian School
Division I Class 5A Kicker of the Year
Herbert Booker Oak Ridge High School Cade Larkins David Crockett High School Deshawn Page Fulton High School Mason Lafollette East Hamilton High School Garrett Taylor Oakland High School Zaden Webber Rossview High School