Chandler Kaylor leads Defense in All-Star Game

Golden Eagle Standout Chandler Kaylor leads Eastern Team in tackles in the 2018 Toyota East vs. West Tennessee All-Star Classic (Photo: Dr. Sports)

Golden Eagle standout at inner linebacker, Chandler Kaylor, led all team tackles in the 2018 Toyota East vs. West Tennessee All-Star Classic held at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville last Friday.

Playing every other series, the 2017 Region 4-5A Defensive Player of the Year led the Eastern team with six tackles (four unassisted, two assisted, and one tackle for a loss).

“Being around so many great athletes, only made me want to work harder to be the best out there,” Chandler admits.

Chandler Kayler zeroes in on Raven back. (GaryBolden/RheaReview)

And that he did.

Chandler outperformed his entire all-star team which included Class 5A’s Mr. Football, Deshawn Page of Fulton High School.

Already on the radar of many recruiters, Kaylor’s latest performance only added to an already impressive resume.

2017 Region 4-5A Defensive Player of the Year, Chandler Kaylor. (RheaReview/ElmerHarris)

For Kaylor, it was more about the experience and was the perfect way to cap his high school career.

“Being able to get out there and see people from different schools, gave me a snapshot of what to expect at college,” Chandler notes.

For colleges looking to finish the recruiting season strong, they can be assured Chandler is a hard-working easy-to-coach player with a nose for the ball.

Reflecting on his Rhea County Football career, Chandler says, “It’s been everything.  It’s family.  I’ve grown up with these guys and played with many starting with the Red Dogs.  I’d love to play at the next level with these guys.”

Chandler has made the All-Region 4-5A team three years straight and holds a 4.34 GPA with an eye on Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy.

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