10   Towe, Jack

Height: 5'10
Weight: 205
Class: Alumni

Birthday: 4/14/1998
GPA: 3.60
Favorite Class: Wellness
Favorite Teacher: Coach West
What Does Commando Football Mean To You: Working hard every day to get better as a team and person.

Jack had one of the best playing careers in HHS football history.  A three year starter, he was important in every aspect for the COMMANDOS as he helped the team to three straight 10 plus win seasons that included a District 9-AAA Championship and an appearance in the class 6A State Championship Game.  He was a leader in every way, always working hard and doing things the way that coaches expect.  He was voted by his teammates as a ‘TEAM CAPTAIN’ as well as the teams ‘MOST VALUABLE PLAYER’ for the 2015 season.  He was also named 1st team ‘ALL-COUNTY’ as an all-purpose player and was named ‘ALL-REGION’.  In 2014 he was 1st team ‘ALL-COUNTY’ as a defensive back as well as being an ‘ALL-DISTRICT’ player, and in 2013 he was 2nd team ‘ALL-COUNTY’ as an all-purpose back.  During his Freshman season, he was voted ‘MOST VALUABLE BACK’ for the Freshman team in 2012 when he helped them to a perfect season.  His accolades speak for themselves, but he impacted the COMMANDOS in so many other ways as well.  He was one of the most unselfish, hardest working, toughest players on the team.  He did whatever was asked of him, running the football, blocking, receiving, snapping, covering, stopping the run, being a return man, leading in the weightroom, leading during conditioning, volunteering in the community, as well as being a great practice player.  Ended his career with 1,695 rushing yards on 236 attempts with 30 touchdowns, had 17 receptions for 200 yards and 3 TD’s, had 19 kickoff returns for 442 yards and 1 touchdown, 2 punt returns for 42 yards, 79 tackles, 2 sacks, 4 QB hurries, 11 tackles for loss, 3 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries, and 2 interceptions; one of his interceptions was good for a defensive score.  His 30 career rushing touchdowns ranks 2nd all-time in the 75 year history of COMMANDO football.  He also ranks 2nd all-time with 35 total touchdowns scored as well as 2nd with 212 total career points scored.  Jack was truly a special player and it will impossible to replace all of the things that he did to help his team.

2015-Had another great season, making big plays in all three phases of the game.  Was one of the team’s leaders as he did his best in everything he did.  He worked hard in the weightroom where he was one of the strongest players on the team, worked hard during conditioning where he was also a member of the track & field team, worked hard in the classroom, held teammates accountable off the field, practiced hard, and was always ready to play on Friday nights.  Was voted by his teammates as the teams ‘MOST VALUABLE PLAYER’ as well as ‘TEAM CAPTAIN’.  Was also named to the ‘ALL-REGION’ team and was 1st team ‘ALL-COUNTY’ as an all-purpose player.  He rarely got a break on Friday nights being the team’s starting strong safety on defense, started at running back on offense, and was a starter on every Special Team including being the team’s long snapper for punts & field goals.  Scored 11 touchdowns on the season where he found the endzone rushing the ball, receiving the ball, on a kickoff return, and scored 1 on defense.  Ended the season with 30 tackles, 6 tackles for loss, 1 sack, 4 pass break ups, 1 fumble recovery, and 1 interception that he returned 37 yards for a touchdown.  Recorded tackles in each of the team’s 12 games.  His defensive touchdown came against Hunters Lane.  Broke up pass attempts against Cane Ridge, Beech, East Nashville, Station Camp, Gallatin, Shelbyville, and Independence.  His sack came in the Cane Ridge contest.  Had tackles for lost yardage versus Siegel, Beech, Hillsboro, Glencliff, and Independence.  On offense, he rushed the ball 70 times for 563 yards with 8 rushing TD’s, while adding 2 receptions for 25 yards and another score.  Ran the ball in all 12 games and led team in rushing twice during the season and led in attempts once.  Scored rushing touchdowns in 6 different games.  Had a career high 91 rushing yards when he led the team in rushing in the team’s 31-0 victory over Station Camp.  Led team in both attempts and rushing yards versus Gallatin with 9 rushing attempts for 66 yards.  His career long rush of 48 yards came in the team’s homecoming victory over Cane Ridge.  Scored 2 rushing touchdowns versus both Siegel as well as Gallatin, and added 1 against Cane Ridge, Beech, East Nashville, and Shelbyville.  Had 1 reception versus Hillsboro and added an 18 yard TD reception in the team’s 1st round playoff victory over Shelbyville.  On Special teams, he served as the team’s very important long snapper, and had 12 kickoff returns where he averaged 25.6 yards per return.  He had a 70 yard TD return in the team’s 42-14 win against Gallatin. 

2014-Was a vital part of team being a key player in all three phases, helping the COMMANDOS win a District 9-AAA Championship.  For his efforts throughout the season, he was a member of the ‘All-District’ team and was named 1st team ‘All-County’ at defensive back.  He started in the defensive secondary at strong safety where he was able to record 42 tackles, 3 tackles for loss, 1 sack, 2 forced fumbles, 1 fumble recovery, 3 QB pressures, 11 pass breakups, and 1 interception.  Tallied at least 1 stop in all 12 games during the season.  Had a career high 11 tackles that included 1 sack in the team’s 2nd round playoff defeat to Centennial.  His tackles for lost yardage came in the games against Wilson Central, Lebanon, and Mt. Juliet.  Had pass break ups versus Hunters Lane, Lebanon, Riverdale, Portland, Independence, and had a career best 4 break ups against Brentwood.  Had 1 QB hurry against Gallatin and Mt. Juliet; his other QB hurry was in the team’s 1st round playoff victory over Independence when he also had a forced fumble and a fumble recovery that came off of a blocked punt.  His other forced fumble was recorded in the Wilson Central contest.  His interception was in the team’s victory against Mt. Juliet.  On offense, he carried the ball in each of the teams 12 games, and did a great job blocking as he helped the team rush for a regular season school record 3,326 yards.  He ran for 453 of those yards and scored 11 touchdowns.  He added 9 receptions for 107 yards and one more score.  Had a season best 76 rushing yards against Portland.  His season long rush of 40 yards came in the Station Camp game.  Scored three rushing TD’s in the team’s homecoming victory over Brentwood, scored 2 touchdowns on the ground against Gallatin and Mt. Juliet, and added 1 versus Hunters Lane, Lebanon, Portland, and Independence.  Caught passes in 6 games during the season.  His lone receiving touchdown on the season came against Station Camp on his career long reception of 43 yards.  On Special Teams, he had 3 kickoff returns that totaled 92 yards with his career long return of 79 yards coming against Wilson Central; had 1 punt return that came off a blocked punt and was returned for 2 yards, and returned a blocked field goal attempt for 40 yards versus Portland.

2013-Earned starting spots on the Special Teams and at Running Back on the offensive side of the ball; he also started a few game in the defensive secondary.  He did a great job in all 3 phases of the game helping the team make an appearance in the TSSAA class 6A State Championship Game.  He earned 2nd team ‘All-County’ honors as an all-purpose back along the way.  He was an excellent blocker on offense in addition to being an effective runner.  He carried the ball in all 15 games and ended the season with 111 carries for 681 yards.  Scored 11 touchdowns on the ground and converted one 2 point conversion.  Along with his rushing ability, he added 6 receptions for 68 yards and 1 more TD, had 5 kickoff returns that netted 60 yards, and had 7 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, and 5 pass break ups.  His best rushing output of the season was against Mt. Juliet when he carried the ball 9 times for a season high 84 yards that included his season long rush of 36 yards; he led team in rushing yards versus Beech when he had 45 yards.  He scored in 7 different games throughout the season and had 4 games where he scored multiple TD’s.  He scored 3 touchdowns in the Beech game, 2 were on the ground while the 3rd came through the air on a 36 yard catch that was his longest reception of the season.  Scored 2 TD’s versus Riverdale, Station Camp, and White Station.  Caught passes in 6 different games.  His 2 point conversion was scored in the 2nd round of the playoffs in the teams’ 29-28 overtime victory against Station Camp.  Returned kickoffs against Hunters Lane, Riverdale, Station Camp, Mt. Juliet, and Maryville with his longest being for 18 yards in the Mt. Juliet game.  Recorded tackles in 5 games with his best being 2 versus Brentwood and Riverdale.  Had pass break ups in 4 games with a season high of 2 coming against Station Camp.

2012-Jack was one of the Freshman teams’ leaders, and he helped the team to a perfect 9-0 record.  He was a very physical and tough player for the COMMANDOS, and he never came off the field.  He was voted by his teammates as the teams ‘Most Valuable Back’.  As a starting Running Back, he was second on the team in rushing and led the team in scoring.  He was also a starter on defense and a lot of teams would not run the ball to his side.  Jack wore jersey #25 as a Freshman.


- 2014-2015 - Member of the HHS Track & Field Team

Receiving Fumbles
Rec Yards Avg Long TD FUM Lost
17 200 11.76 43 3 0 0

Rushing Fumbles
Att Yards Avg Long TD FUM Lost
236 1695 7.18 48 30 5 2

Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
Total Solo Asst Sack SFTY Hurries TFL YL Ints Passes Defensed DTD FF FR
79 49 30 2 0 4 11 24 2 25 1 3 2

Overall FGs PAT Kickoffs
Blk Lng FG Att FGM Pct XP Att XPM Pct KO Avg Ret Avg
0 0 0 0 - 1 1 100.0% 0 - 0 -

Special Teams
Kicking Punting Tackles
Returns Yards Avg TD Returns Yards Avg TD
20 465 23.25 1 2 42 21.0 0 0

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Hamblin, Austin
Austin Hamblin

Height: 6'0
Weight: 260
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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