Only two of nine area finalists honored as Mr. Football
The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association announced its annual American General Mr. Football winners Monday for the 2005 high school football season.
Alcoa tight end/defensive end Brandon Warren won the Class 2A Lineman of the Year, and Webb School’s Charlie Seivers was awarded the Lineman of the Year prize for Class A/AA.
Warren beat out Martez Mitchell from Tyner Academy and Chris Donald from Huntingdon. Severs took his award over Alvin Ingle from Pope John Paul II and Andy Johnson from Evangelical Christian..
Alcoa’s Warren, a Florida State commitment, was joined a Mr. Football finalist by teammate Dustin Lindsey, a University of Tennessee commitment. However, Lindsey lost the award to Phillip Weathers Jr. from Huntingdon.
Fulton junior Dennis Rogan also lost in his bid to become 3A Back of the Year when it was announced that Memphis White House’s Ricky Ladd would receive the honor.
Maryville’s Gary Tucker was a 4A finalist for Lineman of the Year but the award went to Kenwood’s Ricky Lumpkin. Central’s Zach Helton lost his bid for 4A Back of the Year to Melrose’s Craig Cooper.
Adam Smotherman from Smyrna High School took 5A Lineman of the Year honors over Farragut’s Nick Reveiz. Oak Ridge’s Spencer Gulmire, a finalist for 5A Back of the Year, lost his bid to Riverdale’s Gaston Miller.
Webb’s Matt French, a finalist for Class A/AA Back of the Year, lost his bid to Pope John Paul II back Golden Tate.