Football: Bragg and McMurtry earn All-State honor for a second time

By Kris Freeman, Sports Information Director, White House High School

Logo_TNFCA.57dac595d2f2fNASHVILLE – White House senior football players Dawson Bragg and Tyler McMurtry were named to the Class 4-A All-State team for the second time on Tuesday, this time honored by the Tennessee Football Coaches Association.

The pair was also named two weeks ago to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Class 4-A All-State Team.

Dawson Bragg Senior Headshot

Bragg, the Region 5-4A Offensive Line Award winner and White House Offensive Line Award winner, was selected as an offensive tackle for the TFCA team.

McMurtry, who led the defense in six categories including sacks, tackles and tackles for losses, was the Region 5-4A Defensive Player of the Year and the Defensive Line Award winner for the Blue Devils. He was named to the TFCA defensive unit.

Tyler McMurtry Senior Headshot

From Donovan Stewart on Twitter:

The Tennessee Football Coaches Association (TnFCA) are proud to present their All State Teams for all nine classifications continuing today with Class 3A and 4A.

All nine classifications will be revealed this week as the schedule of release is below:
1A and 2A- Monday
3A and 4A- Tuesday
5A and 6A- Wednesday
Division II-A, AA and AAA- Thursday

The teams were selected following conversations with coaches statewide in each classification and the list is presented in Alphabetical order per position.

QB- Cade Ballard, Greeneville, Jr.
QB- Carter Everett, Elizabethton, Jr.
QB- Bobo Hodges, Maplewood, Jr.
QB- Stanton Martin, Anderson County, Jr.
RB- Kameron Liggett, Marshall County, Sr.
RB- Michael McGhee, Chattanooga Central, Jr.
RB- DeCourtney Reed, Haywood, Soph.
RB- Dontae Smith, Spring Hill, Sr.
OL- Dawson Bragg, White House, Sr.
OL- Jacob Elmore, Greenbrier, Sr.
OL- Chris Everhart, Greeneville, Soph.
OL- Nick Rideout, Greeneville, Sr.
OL- Dave Roberts, Marshall County, Sr.
WR- Dorien Goddard, Greeneville, Jr.
WR- Dayron Johnson, Springfield, Jr.
WR- Ryan Wetzel, Elizabethton, Sr.
WR- Dalton Wilson, Anderson County, Sr.
ATH- Jacob Bunch, Grainger, Sr.
ATH- Seth Carlisle, Macon County, Sr.
ATH- Jacob Fitzhugh, Crockett County, Sr.
ATH- Ethan Ward, Sullivan South, Sr.

DL- Jordan Branch, Crockett County, Sr.
DL- Tavi McLean, Marshall County, Sr.
DL- Tyler McMurtry, White House, Sr.
DL- Trey Noe, Anderson County, Jr.
LB- Jesse Boucher, Springfield, Sr.
LB- Vincent McColley, Chattanooga Central, Sr.
LB- Tim Stayskal, Nolensville, Jr.
LB- Tristan Taylor, Haywood, Sr.
DB- D’Corion Bryant, Springfield, Sr.
DB- Seth Crawford, Greeneville, Sr.
DB- Myles Peoples, Lexington, Sr.
DB- Kevin Spencer, Dyersburg, Sr.
ATH- Devin Bowers, Jackson South Side, Jr.
ATH- Amauri Burks, Tullahoma, Sr.
ATH- Shamar Givens, Jackson South Side, Sr.
ATH- Lorenzo Stewart, East Ridge, Sr.

Special Teams
K- Clayton Utley, Anderson County, Sr.
P- Zac Courter, Grainger, Sr.

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