2017 Carson-Newman Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Class Ht. Wt. Hometown High School Previous College
1 Mario Mezier full bio Mario Mezier DB Junior 5-10 186 Miami, Fla. South Dade Shasta College
2 Desmond Fairell full bio Desmond Fairell DB Sophomore 6-0 185 Miami, Fla. Miami Senior  
3 Darvia DuBose full bio Darvia DuBose WR Senior 6-0 192 Darlington, S.C. Darlington  
5 Dorren Miller full bio Dorren Miller WR Senior 6-2 195 Roswell, Ga. Berkmar Georgia Military
6 Antonio Wimbush full bio Antonio Wimbush RB Junior 5-10 190 Kingsland, Ga. Camden County  
7 Darius Williams full bio Darius Williams DB Sophomore 5-10 195 St. Petersburg, Fla. Northside Christian School  
8 Tyler Thackerson full bio Tyler Thackerson QB Freshman 6-2 180 Clinton, Tenn. Clinton  
9 Clinton Heaven full bio Clinton Heaven LB Junior 6-2 230 Palmetto, Fla. Manatee Northern Iowa
10 Chris Lyles full bio Chris Lyles DB Sophomore 5-11 180 Flowery Branch, Ga. Gainesville  
11 Braxton Dockery full bio Braxton Dockery DB Junior 6-2 190 Seymour, Tenn. Alcoa  
12 Tyson Herron full bio Tyson Herron QB Junior 6-0 180 Bogart, Ga. Prince Avenue Christian  
13 Ja'Quan Smith full bio Ja'Quan Smith DB Sophomore 6-1 180 Greenville, Ala. Greenville  
14 Derrick Evans full bio Derrick Evans QB Sophomore 6-0 190 Macon, Ga. Macon Central  
15 Ted Mitchell full bio Ted Mitchell WR Junior 6-2 170 Oak Ridge, Tenn. Oak Ridge  
16 Brady Polson full bio Brady Polson QB Freshman 6-2 200 Madison, Ala. Bob Jones  
17 Matthew Melton full bio Matthew Melton WR Senior 5'9 160 Powell, Tenn. Webb School of Knoxville  
18 Christopher Williams full bio Christopher Williams DB Freshman 5-10 170 Miami, Fla. Miami Central  
19 Brandon Crosby full bio Brandon Crosby QB Freshman 5-8 160 Huntsville, Ala. Mae Jemison  
20 Antonio Henderson full bio Antonio Henderson DB Junior 6--0 195 Palmetto, Fla. Manatee  
21 Jarvis Green full bio Jarvis Green LB Junior 5-11 215 Oviedo, Fla. Oviedo  
22 Demitri Saulsberry full bio Demitri Saulsberry RB Junior 5-8 200 Saint Mary's, Ga. Camden County  
23 Ray Artybridge full bio Ray Artybridge DB Sophomore 5-11 175 Iva, S.C. Crescent  
24 Thomas Gibbs full bio Thomas Gibbs RB Senior 5-8 180 Cincinnati, Ohio Glen Este  
25 Diantae Thomas full bio Diantae Thomas RB Senior 5-11 215 Dothan, Ala. Dothan South Alabama
26 Aaron Farley full bio Aaron Farley DB Senior 5-11 185 Taylors, S.C. Wade Hampton South Carolina
27 Jaysen Cook-Calhoun full bio Jaysen Cook-Calhoun LB Sophomore 6-2 210 Hoover, Ala. Hoover  
29 Noah Hill full bio Noah Hill DB Junior 5-11 180 Nashville, Tenn. Cane Ridge  
30 Jared Dillingham full bio Jared Dillingham RB Senior 6-0 200 Central, S.C. D.W. Daniel  
31 Sherron Jackson full bio Sherron Jackson RB Freshman 5-10 176 Miami, Fla. Miami Palmetto  
32 Ervin Nard full bio Ervin Nard LB Sophomore 5-10 205 Waycross, Ga. Ware County  
33 Ross Pryor full bio Ross Pryor DE Senior 6-2 240 Kingwood, Texas Kingwood Southern Nazarane
34 Marcus Williams full bio Marcus Williams RB Junior 5-9 172 Apopka, Fla. Bishop Moore Catholic  
35 Tavion Rorie full bio Tavion Rorie WR Freshman 5-7 150 Wadesboro, N.C. Anson  
36 Temoris Coats full bio Temoris Coats LB Junior 5-11 205 Greenwood, S.C. Greenwood  
37 Sha'heem Stupart full bio Sha'heem Stupart LB Senior 5-11 208 Taylors, S.C. Wade Hampton  
38 Rashad Hunter full bio Rashad Hunter LB Junior 5-10 220 Kingsport, Tenn. Dobyns-Bennett  
39 Thomas Brown full bio Thomas Brown LB Junior 6-0 225 Macon, Ga. Warner Robbins Garden City CC
40 Drake McCowan full bio Drake McCowan RB Freshman 6-1 205 Dalton, Ga. Dalton  
41 Rondrow Peebles full bio Rondrow Peebles DB Freshman 6-2 215 Knoxville, Tenn. Central  
42 Wycleff Phanor full bio Wycleff Phanor DL Freshman 6-3 225 Naples, Fla. Naples  
43 Coltton Wright full bio Coltton Wright RB Freshman 6-1 205 Maryville, Tenn. Alcoa  
44 Ramon Pittman full bio Ramon Pittman RB Freshman 5-10 210 Dublin, Ga. Dublin  
45 Michael Roper full bio Michael Roper RB Freshman 5-9 185 Murfreesboro, Tenn. Oakland  
46 Noah Whaley full bio Noah Whaley RB Sophomore 5-10 210 Sevierville, Tenn. Pigeon Forge  
47 Drew Eudy full bio Drew Eudy K/P Freshman 5-7 175 Hendersonville, N.C. Hendersonville  
48 Jack DeVault full bio Jack DeVault DB Freshman 6-2 215 Knoxville, Tenn. Farragut  
49 Jonathan Mason full bio Jonathan Mason TE Senior 6-2 235 Tallahassee, Fla. Lincoln  
50 Logan Townsend full bio Logan Townsend OL Freshman 6-2 305 White Pine, Tenn. Jefferson County  
51 Jimarco Witherow full bio Jimarco Witherow DL Freshman 6-1 280 Powder Springs, Ga. Hillgrove  
52 Dareus Brown full bio Dareus Brown LB Junior 6-0 222 Atlanta, Ga. Stephenson ASA College
53 Zach Cichoki full bio Zach Cichoki LB Junior 5-11 200 Oviedo, Fla. Bishop Moore Catholic  
54 Jacob Stubbs full bio Jacob Stubbs LB Junior 6-0 205 Venice, Fla. Venice Jacksonville
55 Sean Spence full bio Sean Spence LB Sophomore 5-9 180 Nolensville, Tenn. Ravenwood  
56 Jacob Taylor full bio Jacob Taylor OL Junior 6-3 250 Oakwood, Ga. West Hall  
57 John Watts full bio John Watts OL Junior 6-3 271 Maryville, Tenn. Maryville  
58 Jake Marr full bio Jake Marr OL Sophomore 6-3 270 Bryson City, N.C. Swain County  
59 Dawson Campbell full bio Dawson Campbell LS Sophomore 6-3 200 Greenville, S.C. Travelers Rest  
60 Tavon Murray full bio Tavon Murray OL Sophomore 6-1 280 Stockbridge, Ga. Eagle's Landing  
61 Micah Pressley full bio Micah Pressley OL Senior 6-4 260 Signal Mountain, Tenn. Signal Mountain  
62 Tristan Hawn full bio Tristan Hawn OL Sophomore 6-4 260 Evans, Ga. Augusta Christian  
64 Nick Parsons full bio Nick Parsons OL Freshman 6-3 285 Kissimmee, Fla. Osceola  
65 Will Jones full bio Will Jones OL Sophomore 6-2 270 Charlotte, N.C. South Mecklenburg  
67 Hayden Hester full bio Hayden Hester OL Freshman 6-3 318 Kingston, Tenn. Midway  
69 Stokes Rowe full bio Stokes Rowe OL Senior 6-3 260 Jacksonville, Fla. The Bolles School  
74 Brian Bembry full bio Brian Bembry DL Sophomore 6-3 255 Parrish, Fla. Palmetto  
75 Dillon Wilson full bio Dillon Wilson OL Sophomore 6-1 290 Bluffton, S.C. Bluffton  
76 Phillip McDowell full bio Phillip McDowell OL Sophomore 6-5 315 Inman, S.C. Boiling Springs  
78 Cole Fritts full bio Cole Fritts OL Sophomore 6-2 280 Philadelphia, Tenn. Loudon  
79 Jordan Seal full bio Jordan Seal OL Sophomore 6-5 270 Morristown, Tenn. Morristown East  
80 Jordan Brooks full bio Jordan Brooks WR Sophomore 5-10 165 Englewood, Tenn. McMinn Central  
81 Lee Wells full bio Lee Wells TE Senior 6-1 210 Buckhannon, W.Va. Buckannon-Upshur West Virginia Wesleyan
82 Trevor Makarov full bio Trevor Makarov TE Sophomore 6-3 230 Ann Arbor, Mich. James Clemens  
83 Devon Moore full bio Devon Moore WR Freshman 5-10 150 Baxley, Ga. Appling County  
84 Jacob Cortez full bio Jacob Cortez WR Sophomore 5-11 168 Lenoir City, Tenn. Lenoir City  
85 Quinton Phillips full bio Quinton Phillips WR Sophomore 6-2 190 Augusta, Ga. Westside  
86 Micah Young full bio Micah Young WR Sophomore 6-0 180 Duncan, S.C. Byrnes  
87 Zach Webster full bio Zach Webster WR Sophomore 6-2 180 Waynesville, N.C. Tuscola  
88 James Dick full bio James Dick K Freshman 6-3 200 Abingdon, Va. Abingdon  
89 Jacob Reece full bio Jacob Reece TE Freshman 6-3 240 Morganton, Ga. Fannin County  
90 Jordan Pryce full bio Jordan Pryce DL Senior 6-4 260 Spartanburg, S.C. Dorman  
91 Elijah Holbert full bio Elijah Holbert K Freshman 5-11 150 Knoxville, Tenn. Central  
92 Javon Barnes full bio Javon Barnes DL Junior 6-1 300 Stone Mountain, Ga. Stephenson Delaware State
93 Jacob Varney full bio Jacob Varney DL Sophomore 6-0 250 White Pine, Tenn. Jefferson County  
94 Montel Presley full bio Montel Presley DL Sophomore 6-0 290 Bushnell, Fla. South Sumter  
95 Tucker Williams full bio Tucker Williams LB Sophomore 6-0 220 Clayton, Ga. Rabun County  
96 Spencer Jefferies full bio Spencer Jefferies DL Sophomore 5-11 215 Knoxville, Tenn. Bearden  
97 Coy DeWeese full bio Coy DeWeese LB Senior 6-1 215 Elliston, Va. Eastern Montgomery  
98 Jordan Whitaker full bio Jordan Whitaker OL Junior 6-4 295 Antioch, Tenn. Lancaster Christian  
  Gwenden Baldwin full bio Gwenden Baldwin DL Freshman 6-0 255 Cassatt, S.C. North Central  
  Ke'Von Benson-Davis full bio Ke'Von Benson-Davis LB Freshman 5-9 190 Nashville, Tenn. Goodpasture Christian School  
  Daymion Blevins full bio Daymion Blevins RB Freshman 5-11 190 Morristown, Tenn. Morristown West  
  Corey Brady full bio Corey Brady OL Freshman 5-11 280 Myakka City, Fla. Palmetto  
  Nick Britton full bio Nick Britton OL Freshman 6-2 290 Sevierville, Tenn. Sevier County  
  Jess Bumgarner full bio Jess Bumgarner OL Sophomore 6-4 315 Andersonville, Tenn. Anderson County  
  Xavier Collins full bio Xavier Collins WR Freshman 6-0 177 Powder Springs, Ga. Hillgrove  
  Tyler Cooper full bio Tyler Cooper DL Freshman 6-0 215 Knoxville, Tenn. Bearden  
  Brandon Cosey full bio Brandon Cosey WR Freshman 6-0 190 Knoxville, Tenn. Hardin Valley  
  Tyler Davies full bio Tyler Davies DL Freshman 6-3 260 Knoxville, Tenn. Central  
  Demetrius Davis full bio Demetrius Davis RB Freshman 5-9 168 Nicholls, Ga. Coffee  
  Reese Fain full bio Reese Fain TE Sophomore 6-3 249 Johnson City, Tenn. Science Hill  
  Darius Fuller full bio Darius Fuller WR Freshman 6-3 170 Shelby, N.C. Shelby  
  Isaac Green full bio Isaac Green DL Freshman 6-0 285 Signal Mountain, Tenn. Signal Mountain  
  Matt Greer full bio Matt Greer LB Freshman 6-1 205 West Jefferson, N.C. Ashe County  
  Jordan Griffin full bio Jordan Griffin QB Freshman 6-2 186 Ellerslie, Ga. Harris County  
  Zac Headrick full bio Zac Headrick WR Freshman 6-1 190 Knoxville, Tenn. Grace Christian Academy  
  Blake Helderman full bio Blake Helderman DL Freshman 6-1 200 New Tazewell, Tenn. Claiborne County  
  Ty'Christian Henry full bio Ty'Christian Henry LB Freshman 5-11 200 Milledgeville, Ga. Baldwin  
  Braydon Holcomb full bio Braydon Holcomb RB Freshman 5-10 200 McEwen, Tenn. Franklin Christian Academy  
  Kevon Hudson full bio Kevon Hudson RB Sophomore 5-10 160 Bogart, Ga. Prince Avenue Christian  
  Chase Jamerson-Slaughter full bio Chase Jamerson-Slaughter LB Junior 6-0 185 Memphis, Tenn. Memphis Catholic  
  Sander Jones full bio Sander Jones LS Freshman 5-9 220 Johnson City, Tenn. Elizabethton, Tenn.  
  Jay Josephthal full bio Jay Josephthal DL Freshman 6-2 195 Mooresville, N.C. Academy of Excellence  
  Dearies King full bio Dearies King RB Freshman 5-8 175 Ringgold, Ga. Ringgold  
  Shawn Love full bio Shawn Love WR Freshman 5-6 175 Alcoa, Tenn. Alcoa  
  Justin McCrary full bio Justin McCrary DB Freshman 6-0 168 Murfreesboro, Tenn. Lancaster Christian Academy  
  Cameron Miller full bio Cameron Miller LB Freshman 5-10 205 Knoxville, Tenn. Bearden  
  Dalton Moody full bio Dalton Moody OL Sophomore 6-0 250 Travelers Rest, S.C. Travelers Rest  
  Trey Moore full bio Trey Moore RB Freshman 5-9 175 Memphis, Tenn. Memphis Catholic  
  Stefan Moore full bio Stefan Moore OL Freshman 6-4 250 Kennesaw, Ga. North Cobb Christian  
  Bradly Moshier full bio Bradly Moshier LB Freshman 5-10 200 Morristown, Tenn. Morristown East  
  Scott Newman full bio Scott Newman LB Sophomore 6-0 203 Cookeville, Tenn. Cookeville  
  Brian Ormsby full bio Brian Ormsby DL Freshman 6-4 270 Parrish, Fla. Palmetto  
  Kennan Panther full bio Kennan Panther LB Sophomore 5-11 210 Cherokee, N.C. Cherokee  
  Reese Parke full bio Reese Parke DL Freshman 6-2 230 Marietta, Ga. North Cobb Christian  
  Ryan Randall full bio Ryan Randall WR Freshman 6-0 180 Calhoun, Ga. Calhoun  
  Tyelan Rice full bio Tyelan Rice LB Freshman 6-0 220 Newport, Tenn. Gatlinburg Pittman  
  Nick Roark full bio Nick Roark OL Freshman 6-2 255 Whitesburg, Tenn. South Greene  
  Michael Ross full bio Michael Ross WR Freshman 5-10 160 Grand Rapids, Mich. East Kentwood  
  Ben Russo full bio Ben Russo WR Freshman 5-11 175 Kissimmee, Fla. Celebration  
  Zachary Seal full bio Zachary Seal RB Freshman 5-9 205 Eidson, Tenn. Hancock County  
  Phillip Sellers full bio Phillip Sellers RB Freshman 5-7 150 Heiskell, Tenn. King's Academy  
  Skyland Shanks full bio Skyland Shanks WR Freshman 5-8 160 Irondale, Ala. Shades Valley  
  Brandon Simerly full bio Brandon Simerly LB Freshman 5-6 195 Maryville, Tenn. William Blount  
  Isaiah Sims full bio Isaiah Sims WR Freshman 6-3 200 Morristown, Tenn. Morristown West  
  Omar Smith full bio Omar Smith DB Junior 5-8 175 Fayette, Ala. Fayette County  
  Andrew Stanford full bio Andrew Stanford DB Freshman 5-8 160 Dickson, Tenn. Dickson County  
  Ty Strawter full bio Ty Strawter DL Freshman 6-1 240 Chattanooga, Tenn. Ooltewah  
  Zach Talley full bio Zach Talley DB Freshman 6-2 178 Duncan, S.C. Byrnes  
  Logan Teesateskie full bio Logan Teesateskie LB Sophomore 5-10 210 Cherokee, N.C. Cherokee  
  Curtis Tollett full bio Curtis Tollett LB Freshman 6-1 210 Crossville, Tenn. Stone Memorial  
  Kadarius Verneuil full bio Kadarius Verneuil DB Freshman 6-1 175 Haines City, Fla. Ridge Community  
  Jeremiah Wade full bio Jeremiah Wade DB Freshman 5-9 165 Murfreesboro, Tenn. Blackman  
  Jayden Walker full bio Jayden Walker RB Freshman 5-9 180 Hermitage, Tenn. Donelson Christian Academy  
  Tavion Walker full bio Tavion Walker WR Freshman 5-7 161 Marietta, Ga. Hillgrove  
  Caleb Wender full bio Caleb Wender WR Freshman 5-11 190 Knoxville, Tenn. South Doyle  
  Jackson White full bio Jackson White DL Sophomore 6-1 250 Hixson, Tenn. Hixson  
  Caleb Wilkins full bio Caleb Wilkins WR Freshman 5-11 175 Smyrna, Tenn. Eagleville  
  Lonnie Williams full bio Lonnie Williams WR Senior 5-10 155 Philadelphia, Pa. Mount Pleasant  
  Will Woods full bio Will Woods OL Freshman 6-2 285 Newport, Tenn. Cocke County