BLITZ HOF 2021: Football

FOOTBALL

J BEN HAYNES

J Ben Haynes left White County as the most decorated QB in school history. He set school records in passing yards (7,081) and TD (55), completing 491-of-866, good for 58%. A true dual threat, the 4-year starter also had 2,113 yards and 36 TD on the ground, finishing with 9,214 total yards and 92 TD (he had one TD receiving). He missed a few games in his senior season, which cost him a chance at 10K total yards and 100 total TD. Still, he led the Warriors to a pair of playoff runs. At graduation, he stood as the state’s 36th top passer in yards all-time. His junior year saw him throw for 2,148 yards and 13 scores, along with 981 rushing yards and another 17 TD. As a senior despite missing a handful of games, he threw for 1,774 and 18 TD, and rushed for 814 and 16 TD. Haynes earned a baseball scholarship to play at UNG. (5,317 votes)

HOF Framed Print (11×17) – J Ben Haynes

HOF Framed Print (11×17) – J Ben Haynes

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BEN CLEVELAND

Ben Cleveland was a BEAST in the trenches for the Stephens County Indians. Although a consensus 4-star recruit, a couple publications had him as a legit 5-star talent. He was worth the hype, as he was twice named an All-American and had north of a 95% grade throughout his career on the O-Line. He was a top-10 OL in the United States, and went on to have a stellar career at the University of Georgia, starting and playing in a National Championship game. (4,613 votes)

HOF Framed Print (11×17) – Ben Cleveland

HOF Framed Print (11×17) – Ben Cleveland

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CLAY NELSON

Clay Nelson was a 2-time First Team All-Region selection while anchoring the front line for the Raiders. Overall, he was a 3-time All-Region selection who graded out at 90% and registered 72 pancake blocks. Nelson went on to play college ball at Berry College. (3,418 votes)

HOF Framed Print (11×17) – Clay Nelson

HOF Framed Print (11×17) – Clay Nelson

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BRODY JARRARD

Brody Jarrard began as a stud running back for the Wildcats. His role changed dramatically, as he became a stud linebacker stopping others from doing what he used to do — avoiding tackles. He finished his career with 229 tackles (24.5 for loss), had 3 sacks, 3 interceptions, and 4 fumble recoveries. On offense, he had 797 total yards and 9 TD. He had 75 tackles as a junior and 93 as a senior. Jarrard earned a baseball scholarship to play at Truett McConnell University. (2,627 votes)

HOF Framed Print (11×17) – Brody Jarrard

HOF Framed Print (11×17) – Brody Jarrard

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BRYANT SHIRREFFS

Bryant Shirreffs led the Dragons to a State Championship in 2012, which is more than enough. He was reliable and solid for Jefferson, totaling 5,519 passing yards and 53 TD as well as 2,158 rushing yards and another 37 TD. That gave him 90 total TD exactly and nearly 8,000 yards of offense. Shirreffs had a short stay at NC State before transferring to UConn, where he had a stellar career that included passing for over 6,500 yards and rushing for over 1,000, combining for 37 TD (31 passing, 6 rushing). (973 votes, Producer’s Pass)

HOF Framed Print (11×17) – Bryant Shirreffs

HOF Framed Print (11×17) – Bryant Shirreffs

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