19   Schwerdt, Braden

Height: 6'0
Weight: 165
Class: Alumni

Birthday: 1/11/1997
GPA: 4.0
Favorite Class: Marketing
Favorite Teacher: Coach Hall
What Does Commando Football Mean To You: Playing for something bigger than yourself and being part of a family.

Braden was a four year player for the COMMANDOS that had a spectacular career playing free safety, split end, as well as being a starter on Special Teams.  He had a special combination of being one of the most athletic players on the team as well as one of the smartest players.  Braden was a 3 sport athlete for HHS as he also played on both the basketball and baseball teams.  From his free safety position on defense where he started for all three season that he was on the varsity team, he had the important job of making all of the coverage calls.  Braden was able to play at a high level on every snap as well as making sure that everyone was on the same page in the secondary.  He showed his commitment to improving every day while on the Freshman team as he won the teams ‘+/- Award’.  Following his junior season, when he lead the entire state with 9 interceptions, he was named to the TSWA ‘All-State’ team as a defensive back, was named the ‘Defensive Player of the Year’ for District 9-AAA as part of the ‘All-District’ team, was on the ‘All Mid-State’ team, and was 1st team ‘All-County’ as a defensive back as helped the team make an appearance in the class 6A State Championship Game.  As a senior, he helped lead the team to a District 9-AAA title and was again a member of the ‘All-District’ team as well as being named 1st team ‘All-County’ as an athlete.  At the team banquet, he won the prestigious ‘COMMANDO PRIDE Award’ as well as taking home the ‘Academic Award’ for having the highest GPA on the team.  Ended his career with 202 total tackles, 14 interceptions, 41 pass break ups, 6 tackles for lost yardage, 1 QB hurry, 2 forced fumbles, and 1 fumble recovery.  Blocked 1 punt on Special Teams, scored 1 TD off of a blocked punt, and returned 8 kickoffs for 85 yards.  He rushed the ball twice during his sophomore season for 5 yards and was 0/1 passing with an interception during that same season.  He caught the ball 34 times for 676 yards and 10 touchdowns.  He ends his career as the all-time leader in HHS history for touchdown receptions.  His is 4th in COMMANDO history with 676 receiving yards as well as 4th all-time with 34 receptions.  Braden was a true leader for HHS, and did a great job encouraging his teammates and holding them accountable which helped lead to the team’s success during his career.

2014-Was one of the most important member of the team, starting in all three phases of the game.  On defense, he was the team’s free safety where he was responsible for making all of the coverage calls.  He ended the season with 66 tackles, 17 pass break ups, 2 interceptions, 3 tackles for loss, and 1 QB hurry.  Offensively, he was the team’s starting split end and led the team in receptions with 13, receiving yards with 271, and receiving touchdowns with 3.  On Special Teams, he had 1 kickoff return for 12 yards and also blocked 1 punt.  Was critical in the team being able to win a District 9-AAA Championship.  He was named to the ‘All-District’ team as well as 1st team ‘All-County’ as an athlete.  In addition to those honors, he also won the prestigious ‘COMMANDO PRIDE Award’ and the ‘Academic Award’ at the team’s banquet.  He led the team in tackles twice during the season; against Mt. Juliet, he was the team’s top tackler with 9, and he led the team with 8 stops in the Gallatin game.  He recorded a season best 12 tackles against Gallatin, and had 10 in the Beech game.  He grabbed 1 interception against both Gallatin and Mt. Juliet.  His tackles for loss came in the Lebanon, Gallatin, and Portland contests.  Broke up passes in 9 different games and had a season best of 3 against Wilson Central, Lebanon, and Brentwood.  His QB pressure was in the 1st round of the playoffs against Independence.  On offense, he led the team in receptions against Wilson Central, Hunters Lane, Lebanon, Brentwood, Mt. Juliet, and Independence while leading the team in receiving yards against Wilson Central (47 yards), Hunters Lane (33 yards), Brentwood (48 yards), Riverdale (33 yards), Mt. Juliet (41 yards), Independence (10 yards), and Centennial (38 yards).  His season long reception of 38 yards came in the team’s 2nd round playoff loss to Centennial.  Scored receiving touchdowns against Wilson Central, Riverdale, and Mt. Juliet.  His lone kickoff return was against Beech, and he blocked a punt in the team’s 1st round playoff victory over Independence.

2013-Had another spectacular season for the COMMANDOS, helping the team make an appearance in the TSSAA class 6A State Championship Game.  He started all year in the defensive backfield at Free Safety where he was one of the teams’ leaders.  He led the state in interceptions with 9 and was 3rd on the team in tackles with 79.  For his efforts, he was named to the ‘TSWA 6A All-State’ team at defensive back, won ‘Defensive Player of the Year’ honors for District 9-AAA, was on the ‘All Mid-State’ Team, and was named 1st team ‘All-County’.  His 9 interceptions is the 2nd most in school history.  He also started on Special Teams as well as at Split End on offense.  He led the team in receptions, receiving yards, and receiving touchdowns for the season with 21 catches for 405 yards and 7 TD’s.  The 7 touchdown receptions ties the school record for most TD catches in a season.  He also added 7 kickoff returns that went for 73 yards.  Braden had at least 2 tackles in all 15 games during the season.  He led the team in tackles in 4 different games including having a career high 14 tackles in the State Championship Game against Maryville; also led team with 9 versus Beech, 8 in the season opener against Wilson Central, and in the 1st round of the playoffs versus Arlington with 5.  In addition to his 79 tackles and 9 interceptions, he had 22 pass break ups, 2 forced fumbles, 1 fumble recovery, and 1 tackle for loss.  Broke up passes in 8 different games with a career high of 6 coming in the COMMANDOS 1 point overtime victory in the 2nd round of the playoffs against Station Camp.  His fumble recovery was in the teams’ homecoming victory over Riverdale, while he forced fumbles versus Mt. Juliet and Beech.  His tackle for loss was in the Hunters Lane game.  Led team in receptions in 8 games with a career best of 3 against both Brentwood and White Station; was the teams’ leader in receiving yards 8 times as well with his best being 79 yards against Portland when he also had his career long reception of 53 yards.  Caught 2 touchdown passes versus Beech and White Station, and added 1 versus Hunters Lane, Portland, and Independence.  His TD catch versus Independence was critical in the teams’ ability to erase a 21 point deficit and knock of the Eagles 36-35.  Kickoff returns were made versus Gallatin, Beech, Station Camp, and Maryville; his long kickoff return was 23 yards against Station Camp in the regular season match up.  He did score 1 touchdown on Special Teams as he picked up a punt blocked by teammate #6 Jarcques Wordlaw and scored in the Lebanon Game.

2012-Ended the season as the team leader in both tackles as well as interceptions.  After not seeing much game time in the team’s first two contests, Braden saw some action against Wilson Central and, through discipline work habits; he ended up being the team’s starting Free Safety for the last half of the season.  He led the team with 57 tackles and led the team with 3 interceptions; he also added 2 tackles for loss and 2 pass break ups on the defensive side of the ball.  On offense, he had 2 rushes for 5 yards and threw an interception on his only pass attempt.  He was also a key member of the Special Teams where he had many roles including being a holder for extra points and field goals.  He led the team in 2 games with the most tackles recording 11 against Beech and a season high of 13 in the Mt. Juliet game.  He had at least 3 tackles in each of the teams last 8 games.  He recorded 1 tackle for loss against Wilson Central and 1 versus Mt. Juliet.  His pass break ups came against Gallatin and Lebanon, and his interceptions were versus Portland, Riverdale, and Mt. Juliet.  Both of his rushing attempts were in the Wilson Central Game and his career long rush was 5 yards.  His lone passing attempt was against Lebanon.  He also played in the JV games.

2011-Was one of the smartest players on the Freshman team and came to practice everyday to work and get better.  Won the ‘+/- AWARD’ as the player that is going to get better everyday.  He was an essential part of the team with his knowledge of the game.  He was the starting Free Safety on defense and always got the players lined up correctly.  In addition to that he was third on the team in tackling. He was a backup at HB and started on every Special Team. Wore jersey #10 for the Freshman.


-Member of the HHS Basketball Team

-Member of the HHS Baseball Team

Passing Fumbles
Comp Att Pct Yards Avg TD Int FUM Lost
0 1 .0% 0 - 0 1 0 0

Receiving Fumbles
Rec Yards Avg Long TD FUM Lost
34 676 19.88 53 10 0 0

Rushing Fumbles
Att Yards Avg Long TD FUM Lost
2 5 2.5 5 0 0 0

Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
Total Solo Asst Sack SFTY Hurries TFL YL Ints Passes Defensed DTD FF FR
202 147 55 0 0 1 6 17 14 41 1 2 1

Punts Yds Net Yds Lng Avg Net Avg Blk OOB Dn In 20 TB Ret RetY TD
0 0 0 0 - - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Special Teams
Kicking Punting Tackles
Returns Yards Avg TD Returns Yards Avg TD
8 85 10.63 0 0 0 - 0 0

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Christian, Robert
Robert Christian

Height: 6'1
Weight: 185
Class: Senior
Bio & Stats
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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Lebanon 0 0
Mt. Juliet 0 0
Rossview 0 0
Station Camp 0 0
Wilson Central 0 0
Hendersonville 0 0
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