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 17th consecutive year, the top kicker in the state will be recognized with a Mr. Football Award, regardless of classification. Five semifinalists are announced in this release for each classification and the Kicker of the Year category. There are six classifications in Division I and three in Division II. Three finalists for each category will be announced by Mike Keith on the Titans website at on Monday, November 12 at 2:00 p.m. CST / 3:00 p.m. EST. The three finalists for each award 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 excited and appreciative about being involved with the Tennessee Titans for the 12th consecutive year,” stated Bernard Childress, Executive Director of the TSSAA. “They have helped make the recognition of these 50 student-athletes, their families, and schools possible. The sponsorship of the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards and numerous contributions to high schools across the state since the team moved to Tennessee have meant a great deal to the member schools of the TSSAA.” 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 Semifinalists

DIVISION I, CLASS 1A Zyshon Alderson, Mt. Pleasant Bryce Hanley, Greenback Dezmon Johnson, Lake County Hudson Petty, Whitwell Cameron Whitaker, Cornersville DIVISION I, CLASS 2A Jeremiah Batiste, Tyner Ethan Cobb, Eagleville J.D. Dixon, Waverly Aaron Swafford, Meigs County Terry Wilkins, Fairley DIVISION I, CLASS 3A Kam Harris-Lusk, Fairview Marcus Hayes, Covington Calvin Jackson III, Red Bank Walker Russell, Alcoa Xavier Shepherd, Pearl Cohn DIVISION I, CLASS 4A Cade Ballard, Greeneville Bobo Hodges, Maplewood Dayron Johnson, Springfield Stanton Martin, Anderson County Chris Russell, Dyersburg DIVISION I, CLASS 5A Herbert Booker, Oak Ridge Michael Burdick, Page Cade Larkins, David Crockett Deshawn Page, Fulton Grayson Tramel, Shelbyville DIVISION I, CLASS 6A A.J. Davis, Maryville Xavier Myers, Oakland T.J. Sheffield, Independence Devon Starling, Cane Ridge Jaleal "Woodi" Washington, Oakland DIVISION II, CLASS A Da’Joun Hewitt, Davidson Academy Darius Hylick, Mt. Juliet Christian Kemari McGowan, MTCS Stone Norton, Davidson Academy Rube Scott Rhea, Fayette Academy DIVISION II, CLASS AA Eric Gray, Lausanne Noah Henderson, CPA Tymon Mitchell, FRA Kane Patterson, CPA Cameron Wynn, Notre Dame DIVISION II, CLASS AAA Maurice Hampton, MUS Jackson Hannah, MBA DeAngelo Hardy, McCallie Bill Norton, Christian Brothers Omari Thomas, Briarcrest KICKER OF THE YEAR Mason Lafollette, East Hamilton Job Matossian, William Blount Garrett Taylor, Oakland Marshall Ware, Germantown Zaden Webber, Rossview