Down 35-7, Admirals rally for 38 unanswered points to beat Independence in the Class-5A title game, 45-35
State championship is 15th all time for the Tornadoes and 12th overall for coach Gary Rankin who's won 8 of them with the Blount County power
The Tennessee state football playoffs kick off Friday, Nov. 4.
Gary Tucker has been the epitome of excellence at Tellico Plains for nearly 5 decades.
Greenback was making its second straight appearance in the championship game.