Countdown to Kickoff: Anderson County

By: Wes Boling Email
By: Wes Boling Email

CLINTON (WVLT) -- The quarterback is gone, but the attitude remains.

Anderson County quarterback Tanner Williams set multiple state passing records during his two years under center for the Mavericks. Now, he takes his talents to Tennessee Tech, and the Mavs must find a way to replace him.

Consecutive state quarterfinal appearances have David Gillum's team convinced it can duplicate its success, despite losing the quarterback who helped take it so far.

Micah Hodge steps into Williams' large shoes, and teammates and coaches alike say they believe in his ability to command the offense.

Anderson County returns five starters on both offense and defense. Receiver Josh Mayes will be stepping into the lead receiver role to fill the shoes of Zane Roberts, who had over 1,000 receiving yards.

Senior linebacker Trey McCoy will anchor the Maverick's defense. As a junior McCoy had 129 total tackles, 12 of those for a loss and 5 sacks.


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  • by Anonymouse Location: Knoxville on Jul 29, 2011 at 10:05 AM
    football1, that's a silly comment. The Price twins are great guys and coaches but the personnel the Mavs lost will be what limits their success this year, not the loss of the Prices. Good luck Mavs.
  • by footballmom2 Location: anderson county on Jul 29, 2011 at 09:15 AM
    To say that Justin and Matt will not be missed is wrong and we wish them the best but the players are the ones that put in the hard work and effort and I think u might be surprised as always at the skill and heart in which this team presents itself . They still have a great coaching staff and all us AC fans are proud to have them .
  • by footballmom2 Location: anderson county on Jul 29, 2011 at 09:12 AM
    To say that Justin and Matt will not be missed is wrong and we wish them the best but the players are the ones that put in the hard work and effort and I think u might be surprised as always at the skill and heart in which this team presents itself . They still have a great coaching staff and all us AC fans are proud to have them .
  • by football1 Location: knoxville on Jul 28, 2011 at 10:37 PM
    Need to give the credit to Matt and Justin price. Let's see how far they go this year without them.

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