Rhea County Football celebrates Seniors at Annual Banquet

(Back row L-R) Will Massengale, Bradley Evans, Reece Cooley, Chase Suttles, Jaden Austin, Jose Marquez, Mason Reynolds, Tyler Shelton, Brandon Hunt, AJ Velasco (Front row L-R) Zachary Swafford, Jay Graham, Christian Simon, Jared Kamer, Ty Goodwin, and Doug White (ElmerHarris/RheaReview)

Rhea County Football’s Class of 2018 has enjoyed 37 career wins, four straight playoff appearances, one semifinal appearance, 11 total playoff games, and two region championships.

These are but a few of the many feats these seniors have been able to achieve during their careers.

Rhea County Football Seniors 2017-18

Rhea County head coach Mark Pemberton stressed, “this is an outstanding group of seniors with tremendous accolades”.

“These guys did a tremendous job for us, and I hate to see them go,” added Pemberton.

Over $3,000 in scholarships were awarded by the Rhea County Touchdown Club.

Bill Horton Award – Christian Simon
Joe Paul 12th Man Award – Jay Graham
Johnny Denton Award – Bret Lloyd
Jake York Scholarship Award – Bradley Evans
Essay Winners – Jaden Austin and AJ Velasco


Region 4-5A Awards

Chandler Kaylor – Defensive Player of the Year

Christian Simon – Running Back of the Year

Aubrey Smith – Defensive Back of the Year

1st Team – All Region

Brandon Hunt
Nicholas Sherrill
Colten Edwards
Bradley Evans
Brady Rice

2nd Team – All Region

Jay Graham
Mason Reynolds
Logan Sullivan
Peyton Dugger
Doug White

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