The Tennssee Secondary School Athletic Association announced the semifinalists for its Mr. Football awards Thursday with Huntland senior Cameron Reed among the nominees for Class 1A.
Reed was one of five players to get a nomination for the Class 1A Mr. Football award as he was chosen alongside Huntingdon’s Hunter Ensley, Lake County’s Tanner Snyder, South Pittsburg’s Ronto Tipton and Greenback’s Holden Willis.
Reed has rushed for 1,481 yards in his senior season with the Hornets, which is a new career high. He has 16 rushing touchdowns so far this season.
He has been a consistent presence in the Hornets’ rushing attack for the past four seasons, accumulating 4,561 rushing yards and 46 rushing touchdowns. Reed has also recorded 736 receiving yards and five receiving touchdowns in his time with Huntland over the past four years.
Reed also plays on defense for the Hornets, and he has been credited with 58 tackles and a fumble recovery this year on the defensive end.
Three finalists for each classification will be announced by Mike Keith on Nov. 19 at 11 a.m. on the Tennessee Titans website at www.titansonline.com.
The three finalists for each award will be invited to attend the awards luncheon on Dec. 2 at Nissan Stadium in Nashville. The winners of the Mr. Football awards for each classification will be announced at the luncheon.
A Mr. Football trophy will be presented to the winners in each category. A Mr. Football plaque will be presented to the other two finalists in each category. The other semifinalists will each receive a certificate.
A committee of statewide sports writers will select winners based on performances in the regular season. Academics and character will also be taken into consideration. High school head coaches and members of the media nominated the semifinalists.