55   Ward, Ryan

Height: 5'9
Weight: 225
Class: Alumni

Birthday: 8/30/1995
GPA: 3.40
Favorite Class: Info Technology
Favorite Teacher: Coach Bain
What Does Commando Football Mean To You: Commitment, Brotherhood, Family, Growing to be a man and a better person in your life.

Ryan was a hard nosed player who was a leader on both sides of the ball.  Played Guard on offense and Linebacker on defense.  Was voted by his teammates as a ‘Team Captain’ along with Andrew Pate for the 2012 season.  He also was named to the ‘All-District’ team as well as being 1st Team ‘All-County’.  He made all of the defensive calls during his senior season, and the defense was not the same when he was not on the field.  Started games on offense in each of his 3 seasons as a varsity player, and was a two year starter at Linebacker.  He was also on several Special Teams units during his 4 year career at HHS.  Ended his career with 116 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 3 tackles for loss, 10 QB pressures, 6 pass break ups, and 1 fumble recovery.  His understanding of the offensive and aggressiveness helped him to be one of the teams’ best Offensive Linemen.  His tenacity, leadership, and understanding of the game will be missed by the COMMANDOS.             

2012-A two-way starter, Ryan had a productive season during 2012, but was hampered by injuries as he broke both hands during the season.  He was the signal caller from his Linebacker position on defense, and was definitely the leader on that side of the ball.  There was a significant drop in the play of the defense when he was not in the game.  He was voted as a ‘Team Captain’ by his teammates and was named ‘All-District’ as well as 1st Team ‘All-County’ for his performance.  Ended the season 4th on the team with 42 tackles.  In addition to the tackles, he also had 0.5 sacks, 5 QB hurries, and 3 pass break ups.  Had to miss one game with injury, but recorded at least 2 tackles in all of the other 9 games.  Led team in tackles in 3 games, tying his career best with 9 tackles as he was the top tackler in the Lebanon game.  He also led the team in tackles in the Station Camp and Portland contests.  His sack was in the Station Camp game, recorded 2 QB pressures in the Wilson Central game and had 1 against Franklin, Riverdale, and Mt. Juliet.  His pass break ups were against Wilson Central, Germantown, and Riverdale.  Started 9 games at Guard on offense, and was a leader there as well; he knew what every Offensive Lineman was supposed to do on every play.  He played on several Special Teams units during the season.

2011-Was a two-way starter at Guard and Linebacker for most of the year.  Was also a valuable Special Teams member.  Was a leader on the offensive line because of his complete understanding of the offense, and was one of the soundest defensive players at Linebacker.  Ended season with 64 tackles and recorded at least 2 tackles in 13 of the teams 14 games.  In addition to his 64 tackles, Ryan also had 3 tackles for loss, 1 sack, 5 QB hurries, 3 pass break ups, and 1 fumble recovery.  Had a career high 9 tackles in the Quarterfinal playoff victory against Beech.  His sack came in the Franklin game.  Tackles for loss were recorded against Germantown, Portland, and Lebanon.  Had 2 QB pressures against both Station Camp and Springfield, and recorded 1 in the Germantown game.  Pass break ups were against Germantown, Springfield, and Gallatin (playoffs).  His fumble recovery came in the 2nd Round of the playoffs against Gallatin. 

2010-Started several games at Guard on the Offensive Line, and was a back up Linebacker.  Earned playing time on the Offensive Line through hard work during practice.  Ended season with 10 tackles.  Had tackles in games against Lebanon, Hunters Lane, Station Camp, Portland, Gallatin, and Columbia.  Had a season high 3 tackles in both the Lebanon and Station Camp games; also recorded 1 tackle against Columbia in the State Championship game.  Played in all JV games for the COMMANDOS at Linebacker as well as Guard.

2009-Was a leader on the defensive side of the ball for the Freshman team at Linebacker.  Helped team to finish with a 6-2 record.  Was also the team’s starting Right Guard on the offensive side of the football.

Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
Total Solo Asst Sack SFTY Hurries TFL YL Ints Passes Defensed DTD FF FR
116 88 28 1.5 0 10 3 5 0 6 0 0 1

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Hancock, Nate
Nate Hancock

Height: 6'0
Weight: 175
Class: Senior
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2018 Schedule
8/17 Blackman Home -
8/24 Centennial Away -
8/31 Station Camp Home -
9/7 Beech Away -
9/14 Lebanon Home -
9/21 Franklin Away -
9/28 Wilson Central (HC) Home -
10/5 Gallatin Home -
10/12 BYE Home -
10/19 Rossview Away -
10/26 Mt. Juliet Away -
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Rossview 0 0
Station Camp 0 0
Wilson Central 0 0
Hendersonville 0 0
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