2017 Carson-Newman Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Class Ht. Wt. Hometown High School Previous College
Mario Mezier full bio 1 Mario Mezier DB Junior 5-10 186 Miami, Fla. South Dade Shasta College
Desmond Fairell full bio 2 Desmond Fairell DB Sophomore 6-0 185 Miami, Fla. Miami Senior  
Darvia DuBose full bio 3 Darvia DuBose WR Senior 6-0 192 Darlington, S.C. Darlington  
Dorren Miller full bio 5 Dorren Miller WR Senior 6-2 195 Roswell, Ga. Berkmar Georgia Military
Antonio Wimbush full bio 6 Antonio Wimbush RB Junior 5-10 190 Kingsland, Ga. Camden County  
Darius Williams full bio 7 Darius Williams DB Sophomore 5-10 195 St. Petersburg, Fla. Northside Christian School  
Tyler Thackerson full bio 8 Tyler Thackerson QB Freshman 6-2 180 Clinton, Tenn. Clinton  
Clinton Heaven full bio 9 Clinton Heaven LB Junior 6-2 230 Palmetto, Fla. Manatee Northern Iowa
Chris Lyles full bio 10 Chris Lyles DB Sophomore 5-11 180 Flowery Branch, Ga. Gainesville  
Braxton Dockery full bio 11 Braxton Dockery DB Junior 6-2 190 Seymour, Tenn. Alcoa  
Tyson Herron full bio 12 Tyson Herron QB Junior 6-0 180 Bogart, Ga. Prince Avenue Christian  
Ja'Quan Smith full bio 13 Ja'Quan Smith DB Sophomore 6-1 180 Greenville, Ala. Greenville  
Derrick Evans full bio 14 Derrick Evans QB Sophomore 6-0 190 Macon, Ga. Macon Central  
Ted Mitchell full bio 15 Ted Mitchell WR Junior 6-2 170 Oak Ridge, Tenn. Oak Ridge  
Brady Polson full bio 16 Brady Polson QB Freshman 6-2 200 Madison, Ala. Bob Jones  
Matthew Melton full bio 17 Matthew Melton WR Senior 5'9 160 Powell, Tenn. Webb School of Knoxville  
Christopher Williams full bio 18 Christopher Williams DB Freshman 5-10 170 Miami, Fla. Miami Central  
Brandon Crosby full bio 19 Brandon Crosby QB Freshman 5-8 160 Huntsville, Ala. Mae Jemison  
Antonio Henderson full bio 20 Antonio Henderson DB Junior 6--0 195 Palmetto, Fla. Manatee  
Jarvis Green full bio 21 Jarvis Green LB Junior 5-11 215 Oviedo, Fla. Oviedo  
Demitri Saulsberry full bio 22 Demitri Saulsberry RB Junior 5-8 200 Saint Mary's, Ga. Camden County  
Ray Artybridge full bio 23 Ray Artybridge DB Sophomore 5-11 175 Iva, S.C. Crescent  
Thomas Gibbs full bio 24 Thomas Gibbs RB Senior 5-8 180 Cincinnati, Ohio Glen Este  
Diantae Thomas full bio 25 Diantae Thomas RB Senior 5-11 215 Dothan, Ala. Dothan South Alabama
Aaron Farley full bio 26 Aaron Farley DB Senior 5-11 185 Taylors, S.C. Wade Hampton South Carolina
Jaysen Cook-Calhoun full bio 27 Jaysen Cook-Calhoun LB Sophomore 6-2 210 Hoover, Ala. Hoover  
Noah Hill full bio 29 Noah Hill DB Junior 5-11 180 Nashville, Tenn. Cane Ridge  
Jared Dillingham full bio 30 Jared Dillingham RB Senior 6-0 200 Central, S.C. D.W. Daniel  
Sherron Jackson full bio 31 Sherron Jackson RB Freshman 5-10 176 Miami, Fla. Miami Palmetto  
Ervin Nard full bio 32 Ervin Nard LB Sophomore 5-10 205 Waycross, Ga. Ware County  
Ross Pryor full bio 33 Ross Pryor DE Senior 6-2 240 Kingwood, Texas Kingwood Southern Nazarane
Marcus Williams full bio 34 Marcus Williams RB Junior 5-9 172 Apopka, Fla. Bishop Moore Catholic  
Tavion Rorie full bio 35 Tavion Rorie WR Freshman 5-7 150 Wadesboro, N.C. Anson  
Temoris Coats full bio 36 Temoris Coats LB Junior 5-11 205 Greenwood, S.C. Greenwood  
Sha'heem Stupart full bio 37 Sha'heem Stupart LB Senior 5-11 208 Taylors, S.C. Wade Hampton  
Rashad Hunter full bio 38 Rashad Hunter LB Junior 5-10 220 Kingsport, Tenn. Dobyns-Bennett  
Thomas Brown full bio 39 Thomas Brown LB Junior 6-0 225 Macon, Ga. Warner Robbins Garden City CC
Drake McCowan full bio 40 Drake McCowan RB Freshman 6-1 205 Dalton, Ga. Dalton  
Rondrow Peebles full bio 41 Rondrow Peebles DB Freshman 6-2 215 Knoxville, Tenn. Central  
Wycleff Phanor full bio 42 Wycleff Phanor DL Freshman 6-3 225 Naples, Fla. Naples  
Coltton Wright full bio 43 Coltton Wright RB Freshman 6-1 205 Maryville, Tenn. Alcoa  
Ramon Pittman full bio 44 Ramon Pittman RB Freshman 5-10 210 Dublin, Ga. Dublin  
Michael Roper full bio 45 Michael Roper RB Freshman 5-9 185 Murfreesboro, Tenn. Oakland  
Noah Whaley full bio 46 Noah Whaley RB Sophomore 5-10 210 Sevierville, Tenn. Pigeon Forge  
Drew Eudy full bio 47 Drew Eudy K/P Freshman 5-7 175 Hendersonville, N.C. Hendersonville  
Jack DeVault full bio 48 Jack DeVault DB Freshman 6-2 215 Knoxville, Tenn. Farragut  
Jonathan Mason full bio 49 Jonathan Mason TE Senior 6-2 235 Tallahassee, Fla. Lincoln  
Logan Townsend full bio 50 Logan Townsend OL Freshman 6-2 305 White Pine, Tenn. Jefferson County  
Jimarco Witherow full bio 51 Jimarco Witherow DL Freshman 6-1 280 Powder Springs, Ga. Hillgrove  
Dareus Brown full bio 52 Dareus Brown LB Junior 6-0 222 Atlanta, Ga. Stephenson ASA College
Zach Cichoki full bio 53 Zach Cichoki LB Junior 5-11 200 Oviedo, Fla. Bishop Moore Catholic  
Jacob Stubbs full bio 54 Jacob Stubbs LB Junior 6-0 205 Venice, Fla. Venice Jacksonville
Sean Spence full bio 55 Sean Spence LB Sophomore 5-9 180 Nolensville, Tenn. Ravenwood  
Jacob Taylor full bio 56 Jacob Taylor OL Junior 6-3 250 Oakwood, Ga. West Hall  
John Watts full bio 57 John Watts OL Junior 6-3 271 Maryville, Tenn. Maryville  
Jake Marr full bio 58 Jake Marr OL Sophomore 6-3 270 Bryson City, N.C. Swain County  
Dawson Campbell full bio 59 Dawson Campbell LS Sophomore 6-3 200 Greenville, S.C. Travelers Rest  
Tavon Murray full bio 60 Tavon Murray OL Sophomore 6-1 280 Stockbridge, Ga. Eagle's Landing  
Micah Pressley full bio 61 Micah Pressley OL Senior 6-4 260 Signal Mountain, Tenn. Signal Mountain  
Tristan Hawn full bio 62 Tristan Hawn OL Sophomore 6-4 260 Evans, Ga. Augusta Christian  
Nick Parsons full bio 64 Nick Parsons OL Freshman 6-3 285 Kissimmee, Fla. Osceola  
Will Jones full bio 65 Will Jones OL Sophomore 6-2 270 Charlotte, N.C. South Mecklenburg  
Hayden Hester full bio 67 Hayden Hester OL Freshman 6-3 318 Kingston, Tenn. Midway  
Stokes Rowe full bio 69 Stokes Rowe OL Senior 6-3 260 Jacksonville, Fla. The Bolles School  
Brian Bembry full bio 74 Brian Bembry DL Sophomore 6-3 255 Parrish, Fla. Palmetto  
Dillon Wilson full bio 75 Dillon Wilson OL Sophomore 6-1 290 Bluffton, S.C. Bluffton  
Phillip McDowell full bio 76 Phillip McDowell OL Sophomore 6-5 315 Inman, S.C. Boiling Springs  
Cole Fritts full bio 78 Cole Fritts OL Sophomore 6-2 280 Philadelphia, Tenn. Loudon  
Jordan Seal full bio 79 Jordan Seal OL Sophomore 6-5 270 Morristown, Tenn. Morristown East  
Jordan Brooks full bio 80 Jordan Brooks WR Sophomore 5-10 165 Englewood, Tenn. McMinn Central  
Lee Wells full bio 81 Lee Wells TE Senior 6-1 210 Buckhannon, W.Va. Buckannon-Upshur West Virginia Wesleyan
Trevor Makarov full bio 82 Trevor Makarov TE Sophomore 6-3 230 Ann Arbor, Mich. James Clemens  
Devon Moore full bio 83 Devon Moore WR Freshman 5-10 150 Baxley, Ga. Appling County  
Jacob Cortez full bio 84 Jacob Cortez WR Sophomore 5-11 168 Lenoir City, Tenn. Lenoir City  
Quinton Phillips full bio 85 Quinton Phillips WR Sophomore 6-2 190 Augusta, Ga. Westside  
Micah Young full bio 86 Micah Young WR Sophomore 6-0 180 Duncan, S.C. Byrnes  
Zach Webster full bio 87 Zach Webster WR Sophomore 6-2 180 Waynesville, N.C. Tuscola  
James Dick full bio 88 James Dick K Freshman 6-3 200 Abingdon, Va. Abingdon  
Jacob Reece full bio 89 Jacob Reece TE Freshman 6-3 240 Morganton, Ga. Fannin County  
Jordan Pryce full bio 90 Jordan Pryce DL Senior 6-4 260 Spartanburg, S.C. Dorman  
Elijah Holbert full bio 91 Elijah Holbert K Freshman 5-11 150 Knoxville, Tenn. Central  
Javon Barnes full bio 92 Javon Barnes DL Junior 6-1 300 Stone Mountain, Ga. Stephenson Delaware State
Jacob Varney full bio 93 Jacob Varney DL Sophomore 6-0 250 White Pine, Tenn. Jefferson County  
Montel Presley full bio 94 Montel Presley DL Sophomore 6-0 290 Bushnell, Fla. South Sumter  
Tucker Williams full bio 95 Tucker Williams LB Sophomore 6-0 220 Clayton, Ga. Rabun County  
Spencer Jefferies full bio 96 Spencer Jefferies DL Sophomore 5-11 215 Knoxville, Tenn. Bearden  
Coy DeWeese full bio 97 Coy DeWeese LB Senior 6-1 215 Elliston, Va. Eastern Montgomery  
Jordan Whitaker full bio 98 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