Team PREVIEW: Inexperienced Wave will feature actual physical soccer workforce in 2021 | Sumner

2020 did not go the way any individual affiliated with the Gallatin football program required, and head mentor Chad Watson and team are performing every thing they can to change those factors in 2021. 

A senior class that is not afraid to lead, get down, and filthy mixed with a gifted sophomore course has hopes large for the green and gold. 

Gallatin will showcase a new offense this time, expending most of their time on the ground but make no oversight if the Green Wave want to hit a splash perform down the area, they have the playmakers who are extra than able. 

“This year, we will fear about what we can regulate and be the best versions of ourselves,” Gallatin head coach Chad Watson mentioned. “We will have the name of no 1 enjoying tougher than we do. The lifestyle is really superior, the little ones are working tough, and we are enthusiastic about the management on this football staff.”

Gallatin will action up in classification this period, becoming a member of Region 5-6A with Hendersonville, Beech, West Creek, Clarksville, and Rossview. 

Watson, who still left Northeast for Gallatin, will be pretty familiar with his new opponents. 

“Coming from Clarksville, I know a large amount about that location and what they offer you,” he stated. “It isn’t just Clarksville, West Creek, and Rossview. Our guys and staff members are common with Beech and Hendersonville, and I feel Region 5 will play some great football this season.”


Steven Clemons moves from the defensive side of the soccer to mentor the offense in 2021 as previous Trousdale County coach Paul Pitts joins the employees to coach the offensive line.

Both Pitts and Clemons worry the significant boys will engage in for the man or woman beside them additional than on their own. 

Upfront from still left to correct, Preston Mincey, Jose Lopez, Marshall Hansen, Kamari Watkins, and Joseph Guzman will secure quarterback Dee Sullivan even though Jasper Burt and Charlie Burford function challenging to get snaps. 

Gallatin will have the luxurious of two quarterbacks this season as both equally Sullivan and Luke Cook carry their individual established of techniques to the offense. 

This season, carrying the ball for Gallatin will be a slew of backs as Markelos Owens, Zykyian Brinkley, Jaheim Merriweather, Elijah Harris, Bubba Carter, ZJ Johnson, and Ben Brentise all operate the soccer tricky, according to Watson. 

“This is a coachable staff that does not treatment who gets the credit history — they just want to get games,” Watson stated. 

If the Wave decides to throw the football this season, 4 returning starters will give Gallatin a fantastic possibility down the subject. Cash Boone, Daniel Phillips, DJ Rogers, and Prepare dinner all have large playmaking qualities. 

“We feel self-confident in our passing activity,” Watson stated. “Dee or Luke has a fantastic arm, and we’ve got some weapons that can go make plays.”

DJ Rogers and Cade Cardoza will work as the team’s tight ends this year. 


Defensively Chad Broadrick’s till will fly all around in 2020. A bodily bunch with no issue knocking off your chin strap, 2021 will see loads of improvement on that side of the soccer. 

Defensive Line will feature a couple of iron gentleman offensive linemen but will be led by Elijah Harris, Jacob Sanders, Jerryn Nevels, Charlie Buford, and Asher Brown. 

“We started out this summertime pushing our men in the body weight space, and you can tell it is shelling out off,” Watson claimed. “This is a exciting team to be around.”

ZJ Johnson will return to his inside of linebacker position at the next stage while Isaiah Bell and Markelos Owens get in excess of at outside backer. 

Bubba Carter or Keshawn Nelson will function as the team’s nickel though Daniel Phillips, Luke Cook, and Nelson perform as safety. 

Dee Sullivan, Ben Brentise, and Income Boone will be the main a few cornerbacks this year. 

Particular Teams

Kicking duties glance like Ashton Kelley will manage them, but Tristan Wilson has revealed coaches he can get the position carried out if referred to as upon. Ali Varanoa is also performing as the team’s freshman kicker. 

Return gentleman could be a balanced blend of players as all people at the ability positions deliver different intangibles. 

Projected Frequent Year Finish: 5-5

Playoff Projection: 2nd Spherical

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