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hardin county high school
2021 football roster

Coach: Matthew Smith

assistant coaches: Clint Arendall, Jason Dennis, Levin Edwards, Ben Gean, Jamie Ivey, Josh Ivey, Scott Ivey, Daryn Miller, Alex Seaton, Cade Smith

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Name
Position
Class
Height
Weight
1
Seth Garner
WR, SS
Sr.
6-02
205
2
Kaydin Pope
WR, CB
Sr.
6-00
170
3
Deondray Sparks
DB, WR
Jr.
5-10
160
4
Kevin Tarver
RB, MLB
Jr.
5-11
195
5
Brayden Wilkes
DB, WR
Jr.
5-09
6
Kam Haymon
LB, WR
So.
165
7
Micah Parris
WR
Sr.
8
Jacob Hooper
QB, DE
Sr.
5-11
9
Jacob Harrison
RB, DB
Sr.
5-08
10
Wes Blankenship
WR, DB
So.
5-09
160
11
Tylin Irvin
C, RB
Jr.
12
Taylor Osteen
DB, WR
Jr.
6-01
13
Knox Gray
Sr.
14
Landon Rose
So.
15
Carter Smith
QB, LB
So.
6-01
165
16
Jack Gray
WR, CB
So.
17
Austin Klein
Jr.
18
Sam Tanner
OLB, RB
So.
19
Brodie Ivey
QB, DE
Fr.
5-08
20
Peyton Stricklin
RB, OLB
So.
21
Aidan Melson
TB, LB
So.
22
Adam Harris
RB, DT, G
So.
6-00
23
Caleb McGee
TE, DE
Jr.
24
Christian White
LB, RB
Sr.
6-02
200
25
Gabe Eliff
Fr.
26
Jaquan Keele
LB, RB
Jr.
5-09
155
27
Chris Kenney
DB, WR
Fr.
5-08
133
28
Dalton Hooper
DE, RB
Fr.
5-09
180
30
Nolan Foster
K
So.
32
Ki-Andre Smith
DE, RB
Jr.
5-10
175
33
Caleb Franks
OLB
So.
5-07
150
34
Caleb Goheen
OLB, RB
So.
35
Sota Shzbasaki
LB, RB
So.
5-09
170
36
Carter Scott
LB, TE
Sr.
5-09
200
37
Noah Sticklin
38
Riley Head
DB, WR
Fr.
5-02
114
39
Gavin Oliver
LB, RB
So.
5-08
40
Ben Benson
TE, LB
So.
41
Haden Tidwell
OLB, RB
So.
42
Landon Burkhead
Fr.
43
Gabe Ornelas
LB, RB
So.
5-04
110
44
Charles Durbin
So.
45
Stephen Abt
RB, LB
So.
5-09
130
46
Nolan Dean
LB, TB
Fr.
5-07
145
47
Hunter Adams
Fr.
50
Reed Head
C, DE
Fr.
5-09
186
51
Cooper Townley
Fr.
52
Charles Rich
DL, OL
Jr.
5-10
265
53
Brittain Ward
Fr.
54
Andre Estes
G, DL
Jr.
6-00
230
55
Chase Kelly
DL, OL
Jr.
6-02
195
56
Ethan Measor
DL, OL
So.
5-08
255
57
Jordan Franks
DL, C
So.
5-11
244
58
Hunter Poirier
DT, OL
So.
6-02
60
Isaiah Smith
Sr.
5-09
211
61
Alex Bowden
DL, OL
Fr.
5-06
62
Paul Ivey
DL, OL
So.
5-08
150
63
Payton Holt
DL, OL
Fr.
5-11
216
64
Jaxon Malone
T, DE
So.
6-02
65
Quinton Wesson
So.
66
Braedyn Oriley
DL, OL
Jr.
5-10
325
67
Trevor Woods
C, DT
Sr.
5-11
295
68
Walker Whitley
OL, DL
Fr.
5-07
190
68
Landon Murphy
DL, OL
Fr.
5-07
190
69
Brayden Letney
Fr.
69
Danyn Welch
DL, OL
Fr.
5-09
211
70
Jeffery Gambrell
DL, OL
Fr.
5-06
214
71
Wade Vanhoose
DT, G
So.
6-01
72
Trevor Ayers
So.
73
Raymond Poirier
DL, OL
Jr.
6-02
74
Ryan Brown
DL, OL
So.
5-09
195
76
Qudarious Gray
OL, DL
Jr.
6-01
76
Riley McCann
DL, OL
Fr.
5-07
207
77
Garrett Sipes
DT, OT
Fr.
6-04
250
79
Austin Young
DL, OL
5-10
200
So.
80
Ryan Weaks
DE, TE
So.
81
Jamison Cossey
WR, FS, CB
So.
82
Dace Cummings
CB, WR
So.
83
Brennan Linnville
DB, WR
Fr.
5-04
137
85
Trell Estes
TE, DE
Jr.
86
Braxton Stricklin
WR, DB
Fr.
5-04
130
Carter Smith
So.
Carter Durbin
MLB, TE
So.
Hunter Presley
FB, MLB
So.
hardin co football

We’d love to see you at Hardin County High School Football games!

HCHS 2021 football schedule

all Games begin at 7:00PM

Date
Opponent
Location
8/20/21
Jackson Northside
Away
8/27/21
Adamsville
Away
9/3/21
Jackson Southside GO GOLD
Home
9/10/21
USJ HOMECOMING
Home
9/17/21
Chester Co.
Away
9/24/21
McNairy
Away
10/1/21
Lexington PINK OUT
Home
10/8/21
FALL BREAK
10/15/21
Liberty
Away
10/22/21
Milan SENIOR NIGHT
Home
10/29/21
OPEN

Matthew Smith

Coach Smith is entering his 15th season of coaching at HCHS and his 10th season as Head Football Coach. Matthew is a 1994 graduate of HCHS where he was a member of the football team. He was the 1994 Don Price Award winner. Matthew was a member of the Arkansas State University Football team for 5 years, serving as Team Captain his senior season. Matthew earned both a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and a Masters in Business Administration from Arkansas State. After college, Matthew coached one year at HCHS and Ripley before returning to Arkansas State as a Graduate Assistant. Matthew served as a football coach at a NCAA Division II school in Pennsylvania for 5 years before returning to HCHS. Matthew and his wife, Katie, have three children, Emma, Carter, and Corbin. They attend First Baptist Church.

Clint Arendall

This is Coach Arendall’s 12th year at the Hardin County High School. This will be his 11th season with the Varsity. Clint is married to Shari Arendall and they have a son, JC. Clint is a 2004 graduate of HCHS where he was a member of the football and baseball teams. He earned his B.S. in History from Lambuth University and was also a member of the baseball team. He’s grateful to be at HCHS and help carry on great football tradition.

Alex Seaton

This is Coach Seaton’s 8th season as an assistant coach with the Tigers. Alex is married to Jessica Seaton and they have one child, Hattie. Alex graduated in 2007 from HCHS and was a member of the football and baseball teams. He received his B.S. degree in Business Education from MTSU.

Daryn Miller

This is coach D’s 6th season. He is originally from Peoria, IL where he was an all-district receiver and defensive back at East High School. He went on to play baseball at the University of Memphis. Coach D does the strength and conditioning and works with H Backs.

Josh Ivey

Coach Ivey enters his 5th season at HCHS to his alma mater to teach chemistry and work with the running back, and defensive backs. Josh graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and played for HCHS from 2007-2010.

Cade Smith

This is Coach Smith’s 3rd year at HCHS. This will be his 2nd season as an assistant for the football team. Cade is married to Emily Smith. They recently had their first child, Wrenley Kate Smith. Cade is a 2013 graduate of HCHS. he was a member of the football and baseball teams at HCHS, and went on to play baseball at Southwest Tennessee Community College. After two years, he transferred to the University of North Alabama to earn a degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis in History. 

Scott Ivey

This is Coach Ivey’s 14th year coaching in Hardin County. Scott is a 1982 graduate of HCHS where he lettered in football and track. He graduated from UT-K in 1986 and was a walk-on member of the football team in 1984-85. He earned his Masters in Education in 2006 from Freed-Hardeman University. Scott and his wife Lisa have six children: Drew, Josh, Jamie, Nora, Paul, and Brodie. They attend Saltillo Church of Christ. 

Jamie Ivey

Assistant Coach Ivey has been coaching for 8 years. He is currently finishing his education program at UT-M. He played at HCHS from 2009-2012

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