Contemplate this a begin.
Different names will emerge for the 2021 Tennessee Titans Mr. Soccer award from now till season’s finish. There are darkish horses on the market, to make sure. And move-ins — there are a handful of influence gamers who match that mould in Center Tennessee — aren’t included on this preliminary listing.
Some gamers beneath have longer odds to win the award than others. All will have an effect on the 2021 season in a technique or one other.
For now, this can be a good starting in terms of space candidates for Mr. Soccer, which takes under consideration efficiency through the season, lecturers and character.
Alex Broome (Sr., RB, Lipscomb Academy): Broome confirmed as much as offseason exercises trying beefed up and in peak form. The Boston School commit was a semifinalist for the Division II-AA award final yr after compiling 1,807 all-purpose yards and 30 touchdowns.
Barion Brown (Sr., DB/WR, Pearl-Cohn): The speedy wideout/defensive again is ranked the No. 5 participant in Tennessee, per the 247Sports Composite, and has Alabama serious about his providers. He led Pearl-Cohn with 597 yards receiving and 7 touchdowns in 9 video games final season, including two interceptions on protection.
Brandon Connard (Sr., RB, Riverdale): The MTSU commit might construct on his 981 yards and 14 touchdowns speeding final yr. These numbers helped Riverdale attain the Class 6A state quarterfinals.
Taylor Groves (Sr., DB/WR, East Robertson): Groves appears settled on the recruiting entrance, now that he’s been by means of a decommit (Michigan) and a brand new dedication (Ole Miss). The No. 10 participant in Tennessee, per the 247 Composite, could be a drive on each side of the ball.
Elijah Herring (Sr., LB, Riverdale): Herring and his youthful brother, junior edge-rusher Caleb, are going to be a handful for opponents this yr. Elijah was third on the workforce in tackles for loss final yr (10) and has dedicated to Tennessee.
Isaiah Horton (Sr., WR, Oakland): All eyes can be on Horton on the finish of this month when he’ll announce a dedication between Tennessee, Alabama, Miami and Florida. He led Oakland with 34 catches for 643 yards (18.9 ypc) and 7 touchdowns.
Jordan James (Sr., RB, Oakland): The Georgia commit is pretty much as good as marketed. A four-star working again, he rushed for 1,740 yards final yr and punched in 26 touchdowns.
Jackson Lengthy (Sr., TE, Beech): Massive tight ends — and Lengthy is 6-4, 216 kilos — are able to placing up large numbers. The Tulane commit would want to construct on his 13 catches, 183 yards and two touchdowns from a yr in the past.
Jake McNamara (Sr., QB, Web page): McNamara isn’t talked about a lot, however the Colorado State commit is a poised, correct thrower at 5-11, 185 kilos. He’s the returning Area 5-5A Offensive Participant of the Yr.
Langston Patterson (Sr., LB/RB, CPA): Patterson gave Vanderbilt followers a shot within the arm together with his dedication to the Commodores. These of us would like to see the 6-foot-1, 215-pound linebacker have a giant 2021 season. He totaled 72 tackles (19 for loss) final yr along with 733 yards speeding and 13 TDs on offense.
Myles Pollard (Sr., DB/WR, Ravenwood): The Michigan commit may not get a variety of passes thrown his means. At a rangy 6-2, 185 kilos he makes his presence felt within the secondary. However Ravenwood might use him on offense with new quarterback Chris Parson.
Marcel Reed (Jr., QB, MBA): A bunch of groups have added their title to the Reed sweepstakes since he threw for 1,565 yards and 15 touchdowns for the Massive Crimson final yr. He added 366 yards and 7 TDs speeding and is the son of former Tennessee State coach Rod Reed.
Luther Richesson (Sr., QB, Lipscomb Academy): The 6-foot-3, 204-pound QB obtained excessive marks from the Elite 11 camp and will get pleasure from a breakout yr after finishing 67 p.c of his passes and throwing 26 touchdowns final season. One other yr underneath Trent Dilfer actually gained’t harm.
Derek Taylor (Sr., ATH, Greenbrier): A 3-star prospect categorized as an athlete by 247Sports, Taylor can play each side of the ball. He obtained a Michigan State provide in February.
Destin Wade (Sr., QB, Summit): Wade, a four-star prospect dedicated to Kentucky, is able to placing up big-time numbers. It’s arduous to think about him topping the two,899 yards and 37 TDs from scrimmage he compiled final season, however who is aware of?
Keaten Wade (Sr., LB, Summit): Wade’s twin brother, additionally a four-star prospect dedicated to Kentucky, is a handful as effectively. He was injured a lot of final season however is at full well being once more.
Upton Bellenfant (Stewarts Creek, Kicker of the Yr): A finalist for the award final yr, Bellenfant is a five-star kicker in line with Kohl’s Kicking Camp and the No. 5 kicker within the nation.