|Coach Name: Mark Pemberton (9 yrs. as a head coach, 1st yr. at Rhea County)
2O12 Overall Record: 2-8
2012 District Finish: 7th
Mascot: Golden Eagles
30 Coffee County (H)
7 White County (H)
13 Walker Valley (A)
20 Cumberland County (H)
27 Red Bank (H)
4 Cookeville (A)
13 Soddy-Daisy (A)
18 Warren County (A)
25 East Hamilton (H)
1 Stone Memorial (A)
We should be competitive this year throughout the entire season.
Q: How would you characterize this year’s team?
A: I believe this year’s team has tremendous potential.
Q: What will be keys to success?
A: Having success early in the season will be our key to succeeding throughout the rest of the season.
Q: Who will be key leaders on the team?
A: Taylor Jenkins (Sr. TE/DE), Austin Dotson (Sr. QB), Jake York (Jr. FB/OLB), and Jacob Williams (Jr. OT/DT)
Q: What are your biggest reasons for optimism?
A: The team this year has an outstanding work ethic. That is a great reason to be optimistic about the season.
Q: What will keep you up at night?
A: I will be concerned about turnovers and poor effort.
Q: Will we see anything different this year? Offense? Defense? Special Teams?
A: Offense: We will use a Wing-T offense.Defense: We will use a 3-4 defensive formation.