Hamblen, Knox, Blount County players join Carson-Newman Eagles

Hamblen, Knox, Blount County players join Carson-Newman Eagles


JEFFERSON CITY - Carson-Newman head coach Ken Sparks will have 39 new players to coach when the  Eagles prepare for their 2012 season.

Two players each from Knoxville and Morristown, and one from Blount County, are among those who committed Wednesday to the Eagles on National Signing Day.

Hunter Sanders, a quarterback from William Blount, will join Tyler Stewart and Xavier Harper from Karns, and Seth Fleshman and Jerima Gregg from Morristown West.

Spring practice begins Feb. 19. 

Sparks will be seeking his 300th win when Carson-Newman opens the season.

National Signing Day (Feb. 2, 2011)

Jake Armstrong DB 5-11 206 Murfreesboro, Tenn. (Blackman)
Tim Barbee WR 5-11 191 Springfield, Tenn. (Springfield)
Hunter Blair OL 6-2 265 Memphis, Tenn. (Evangelical Christian)
Cassadine Blassingame ATH 6-1 180 Toccoa, Ga. (Stephens County)
Brett Bonner OL 6-1 295 Chattanooga, Tenn. (Boyd Buchanan)
Taylor Bozeman LB 6-0 215 Hendersonville, Tenn. (Hendersonville)
Christian Cardwell OL 6-6 270 Brentwood, Tenn. (Brentwood)
Cody Carter OL 6-3 285 Abingdon, Va. (Tennessee High)
Richard Cook DB 6-2 175 Clarksville, Tenn. (Clarksville)
Peter Epps OL 5-11 300 Morristown, Tenn. (Morristown West)
Randall Freeman RB 5-10 205 Ooltewah, Tenn. (Ooltewah)
Robert Fricks OL 5-11 260 Knoxville, Tenn. (Farragut)
Corey Hall OL 6-4 280 Kingsport, Tenn. (Dobyns-Bennett)
Johnny Hampton OL 6-3 300 Cumming, Ga. (North Forsyth)
Andy Hibbett RB 6-0 200 Corryton,Tenn. (Gibbs)
Kenneth Hutchinson RB 5-11 180 Kingsland, Ga. (Camden County)
Steven Isom WR 6-4 175 Maryville, Tenn. (Alcoa)
Zachary Kountz DL 6-2 225 Jefferson City, Tenn. (Jefferson County)
Justin Lopez OL 6-4 280 Bristol, Va. (Virginia High)
William Lowe DL 6-3 255 Richlands, Va. (Richlands)
Benjamin McCauley OL 6-3 295 Canon, Ga. (Franklin County)
Devyn McNabb OL/DL 6-1 290 Gallatin, Tenn. (Gallatin)
Sherrod Mitchell OL 6-0 245 Carrollton, Ga. (Carrollon)
Andrew Montgomery LB 5-9 220 Nashville, Tenn. (Overton)
Steven Nelson DB 5-11 175 Warner Robins, Ga. (Northside)
Mack Norman OL 6-2 255 Ooltewah, Tenn. (East Hamilton)
Steven Patton LB 6-1 190 Troy, Tenn. (Obion County Central)
Darrion Perkins WR 6-1 185 Clarksville, Tenn. (Northeast)
Keith Reid LB/DL 6-3 230 Pittsburgh, Pa. (Northeast)
Charles Rhea P/DB 5-10 175 Norcross, Ga. (Norcross)
Sean Seabolt QB/DB 6-0 165 Kingsport, Tenn. (Dobyns-Bennett)
Chris Sensabaugh RB/DB 5-10 195 Kingsport, Tenn. (Dobyns-Bennett)
Nate Smith DL 6-1 330 Smyrna, Tenn. (Smyrna)
Casey Stanley LB 6-0 215 Nashville, Tenn. (Lancaster Academy)
Jordan Taylor OL 6-5 291 Elizabethton, Tenn. (Unaka)
Garrett Teague DL 6-2 260 Decatur, Ala. (Decatur)
Jake Thornton OL 6-0 265 Toccoa, Ga. (Stephens County)
Dylan Turner OL 6-2 255 Portal, Ga. ( Emmanuel County Institute)
Chris Turrentine OL 6-5 320 Smyrna, Tenn. (Smyrna)
Kenneth Wagstaff LB 6-1 190 Henrico, Va. (Hermitage)
Britton Woodall TE/WR 6-5 215 Franklin, Tenn. (Price Presbyterian Academy)
Joey Young OL/DL 6-1 235 Clarksville, Tenn. (West Creek)
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