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Trion Football kicks off the season Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. in a scrimmage against Lafayette. The game will be a BLUE out.

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Trion Football kicks off the season Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. in a scrimmage against Lafayette. The game will be a BLUE out.

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The scrimmage will be four quarters with the varsity playing the first half, the JV and freshmen will see action in the 3rd and 4th quarter.  The kicking will not be live.  “We are looking to get our kids out there and compete.  I want to see us playing physical.  Excited to get these guys on tape so we can further evaluate them.  Hoping we see a little adversity to find out how we’ll respond,” Bulldog Head Coach Justin Brown said.

Coming off of an 8-4 season that included some epic highlights, including a 40-34 OT win against rival Gordon Lee and a 3-0 sweep of Region 7-AA opponents: Coosa, Dade, and Armuchee, Bulldog fans have been anticipating the 2019 Football Roster and Head Coach Justin Brown just released the updated list of Trion players.

Following a successful Spring training camp, Trion jumped right into a busy summer. In June, the offensive line spent five days at the Mike Hodges camp designed to focus on fundamentals in the trenches. Skill position players attended a 7-on-7 camp at Southeast Whitfield and another at Darlington in June as well.

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Brown says that many of the 14 seniors will be playing both ways in the Fall. Expect to see several of those seniors as two-way starters and one kicking. Alex Stewart, Clay Baker, Will Wyatt, Kodak Crappe, Rob Brown, Brantley Hastings, Byrce Wallin and Ross Moore are all expected to start on both offense and defense.

At quarterback, Brown will be relying on senior Lincoln Maddux to lead the Bulldogs’ offensive unit. Brown made no bones about it, “I have huge expectations for Lincoln.” Following a solid junior campaign, Maddux has stepped up to be a more vocal leader for the Blue. “He has grown into a leader. He had a great summer throwing the ball and has a command of the offense.” commented Brown.

Depth at Quarterback: Connor Deparlier sophomore, Logan Eller freshman

Rob Brown will be the A-back with big shoes to fill. Replacing Hagen Willingham, who signed with Berry College, Brown will need to replace a record rushing performance from Willingham and Coach Brown looks for a combined performance from his backfield unit. “We are going to need all our backs to step up with three new starters back there… we are going to be looking for productivity from all of them,” said Coach Brown.

With 55 players on the 2019 squad, the coaches will need maximum performance from every Bulldog to improve on the 2018 playoff-team that ventured into the third week of post-season play.

TRION BULLDOGS ROSTER 2019
Jersey Grade Name Jersey Grade Name
3 10 Linkin Farrar 35 12 Eddie Jimenez
4 9 Logan Eller 36 10 Skyler Renfroe
5 11 Jared Guinn 42 10 Zach Sharp
6 9 Cayden Watson 44 12 Kodiak Crabbe
7 12 Steven Johnson 45 11 Dayton Copeland
8 11 Brantley Hastings 51 10 Peyton Stowe
9 12 Lincoln Maddux 52 10 Bladyn Bowman
10 10 Rilley Blackwell 56 12 Ross Moore
11 9 Brody Brown 60 11 Hunter Hobbs
12 10 Connor DeParlier 61 12 Collin Harris
13 10 Devin Dalton 63 11 Mason Jenkins
14 11 Jackson Blackwell 62 9 Jackson Morrison
15 10 Ben Allen 65 12 Kyle Krueger
16 11 Riley Reeves 66 10 Jackson Drennan
17 12 Kaleb Maynard 68 10 Hugo Francisco
18 10 Bryce Cordell 70 12 Alex Stewart
19 9 Gus Hames 71 11 Eli McQuese
20 12 Bryce Wallin 72 12 Clay Baker
21 10 Daegen Vaughn 74 10 Eliab Calderon
22 10 Barrett Coffman 75 12 Bo Jones
23 12 Will Wyatt 77 9 Ayden Abee
25 10 Evan Witt 78 10 Kaleb Park
26 10 Rob Brown 79 11 Kaleb Craig
27 10 Issaic Stewart 80 11 Wesley Vasquez
28 9 Crawford Lee 82 9 Ben Perry
30 10 Elijah Stewart 85 9 Jordan Thomas
32 12 Braden Miller 89 9 Nathan Willingham
33 10 Brantley Willbanks

2019 Trion High School Football Schedule
Date Opponent Location Time
8/15/2019 LaFayette (scrimmage) Home 7:30 pm
8/23/2019 Coosa Home 7:30 pm
8/30/2019 Open
9/6/2019 Dade County Away 7:30 pm
9/13/2019 Armuchee Home 7:30 pm
9/20/2019 North Cobb Christian* Home 7:30 pm
9/27/2019 Gordon Lee* Away 7:30 pm
10/4/2019 Mt. Zion* Home 7:30 pm
10/11/2019 Christian Heritage* Away 7:30 pm
10/18/2019 Darlington* Home 7:30 pm
10/25/2019 Open
11/1/2019 Bowdon* Away 7:30 pm
11/8/2019 Play-In Away 7:30 pm
Home games in bold
*denotes a sub-region game
 9/20/2019 Homecoming
 10/4/2019 Future Bulldogs Recognition Night
 10/18/2019 Senior Night

2019 Coaching Staff

Justin Brown- Head Coach, Roone Gable- Defensive Coordinator, Dean Hollis- Defensive Line, Cody Simpson- Secondary, Tim Barrett- Assistant Head Coach & Offensive Line, Garrett Brown- Running Backs, Jarrett Gill- Wide Receivers, DeWayne Tinney- Assistant Line Coach.

Cheerleaders

The 2019 Trion High School Varsity Cheerleaders:

left to right front row- Isabelle Walters, Kylee Park, Grace Wofford, Brenlee Collette, Tate Campbell, Jessica Dover
left to right middle row- Kaylie Bell, Alexia Pence, Melissa Sanchez, Savana Evans
left to right back row- Haley Saylor, Maddie Weaver, Julia Wilson, Kiersten Woody, Cayley Blalock, Kylie Rowe

Kayla Willingham and Hayley Tanner are the coaches.

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Casie Bryant is the NW Georgia Regional Manager for AllOnGeorgia.

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