Two Tennessee Commitments Win TN Mr. Football

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    A pair of Tennessee football commitments won Mr. Football in the state of Tennessee on Monday afternoon. Linebacker/defensive end Daniel Bituli (Nashville Christian), from the 2016 class, won in the Class A Lineman category, while 2017 wide receiver commitment Tee Higgins (Oak Ridge) won in the Class 5A Back division.

    Several other UT targets including legacy prospect and wide receiver Amari Rodgers (Knox Catholic), defensive lineman Emmit Gooden (Haywood), 2017 offensive lineman Trey Smith (USJ) and 2017 running backs Ty Chandler (MBA) and Chase Hayden (St. George’s) all won in their respective division.

    Offensive lineman and 2016 commitment Ryan Johnson (Brentwood Academy) and 2018 OL commitment Cade Mays (Knox Catholic) were among the semifinalists that were announced earlier in November. Mays was also a finalist heading into the announcement on Monday.

    Here’s the full list of 2015 Tennessee Mr. Football winners:

    Class A lineman 
    Daniel Bituli Nashville Christian

    Class A back 
    Dresser Winn, Dresden High School

    Class 2A lineman
    Boone Sweeney, Forrest High School

    Class 2A back 
    Andrew Goldsmith, Trinity Christian Academy

    Class 3A lineman
    Jonathan Decker, Alcoa High School

    Class 3A back 
    Traneil Moore, East Ridge High School

    Class 4A lineman
    Emmit Gooden, Haywood High School

    Class 4A back
    Amari Rodgers, Knoxville Catholic High School

    Class 5A lineman
    Tyrel Dodson, Centennial High School

    Class 5A back 
    Tee Higgins, Oak Ridge High School

    Class 6A lineman
    T.D. Blackmon, Maryville High School

    Class 6A back
    Dillon Mitchell, White Station High School

    Division II A lineman
    Trey Smith, University School of Jackson

    Division II A back 
    Chase Hayden, St. George’s Independent School

    Division AA lineman

    Ryan Parker, Baylor School

    Division AA back 

    Ty Chandler, Montgomery Bell Academy

    Kicker of the Year 

    Crews Holt, Ravenwood High School