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61   Tate, Alex
LB / OL

Height: 6'1
Weight: 240
Class: Alumni

Birthday: 12/5/1997
GPA: 3.60
Favorite Class: AP Physics
Favorite Teacher: Mr. Caine
What Does Commando Football Mean To You: It means family bond that truly transcends a sport, a bond that lasts a lifetime.

A true leader for the COMMANDOS in every way, Alex was always committed to his teammates, coaches, and team putting all of them before himself.  His leadership and unselfishness showed in everything that he did.  He was always volunteering to help for various events in the community, he was one of the strongest players on the team and worked hard in the weightroom, always gave his all during conditioning, was a great practice player, held his teammates accountable in the locker room and off the field, was a consistent member of the teams honor roll, was always giving words of encouragement to his teammates, and did what his coaches asked of him.  All of his hard work paid off on Friday nights where he always performed at a high level.  Alex was a very versatile player, having the ability to play multiple positions on both sides of the ball.  Was voted by his teammates as both a ‘TEAM CAPTAIN’ as well as ‘MOST VALUABLE LINEMAN’ for the 2015 season.  He was also named ‘ALL-REGION’ were he was the Region 6 ‘MOST VALUABLE OFFENSIVE LINEMAN’ for 2015, and was 1st team ‘ALL-COUNTY’ as a defensive lineman.  Ended his career with 54 total tackles, 9 tackles for loss, 3 pass break ups, and 1 forced fumble.  Alex was a complete player that possessed all of the traits that we want in a COMMANDO player, and is one that HHS will not be able to replace.

2015-A two way starter all season long, Alex was a true leader for the COMMANDOS.  He was voted by his teammates as a ‘TEAM CAPTAIN’ for the season as well as the teams ‘MOST VALUABLE LINEMAN’.  In addition, he was named 1st team ‘ALL-COUNTY’ as a defensive lineman and was named to the ‘ALL-REGION’ team as the Region 6 ‘MOST VALUABLE OFFENSIVE LINEMAN’.  His versatility showed as he was able to play both linebacker and defensive line on defense, and was able to move from tackle to guard on offense.  He was always focused on improving and helped his teammates get better.  He started games at both tackle and guard on the offensive line where he made very few mistakes and knew every offensive linemans assignment on every play.  On defense, he drew starts at both linebacker as well as defensive line.  He recorded stops in 11 of the teams 12 games.  Led the team with 4 tackles versus Hunters Lane.  Ended the season with 32 tackles, 6 tackles for loss, 2 pass break ups, and 1 forced fumble.  Had a career high 5 tackles that included 2 tackles for loss in the team’s 31-0 victory over Station Camp; also had tackles for lost yardage against McGavock, East Nashville, Hunters Lane, and Shelbyville.  Had pass break ups against McGavock and Cane Ridge.  His forced fumble was a critical turnover in the teams 30-16 win against Beech.

2014-Started on the offensive line at guard helping pave the way for the team to break the regular season school record for rushing yards in a season with 3,326 yards.  In addition to that record, the team also scored 473 points in the regular season which also set the school record mark.  He was in the rotation on defense at linebacker, and ended the season with 18 tackles, 3 tackles for loss, and 1 pass break up.  He led the team in tackles against Hunters Lane with a season high 4 stops.  He tied his season best of 4 tackles against Mt. Juliet, and recorded tackles in 6 other games.  His tackles for lost yardage came in the Wilson Central, Hunters Lane, and Riverdale games, while his pass break up was against Portland.

2013-Was a leader in practice running the scout team defense everyday.  He took pride in making sure that the team was practicing against what each opponent was going to be doing that week.  His commitment to working hard everyday made everyone of his teammates better and led to team success on Friday nights.  He played on the JV team, but also saw some Varsity action at Linebacker as well as at offensive Guard.  Ended season with 4 tackles.  Had a season high 3 tackles in the Portland game and added 1 more against Mt. Juliet.

2012-Alex was a two way starter for the Freshman COMMANDOS.  He was steady on both sides of the ball, starting at Defensive End as well as Tight End.  He was very coachable and is a big reason why the Freshman ended up undefeated on the season.  Alex wore jersey #45 for the freshman.

 

-2012-2013 – Member of the HHS Wrestling Team




Defense
Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
Total Solo Asst Sack SFTY Hurries TFL YL Ints Passes Defensed DTD FF FR
54 30 24 1 0 0 9 17 0 3 0 1 0




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Smith, Lane
Lane Smith
LB / OL

Height: 5'11
Weight: 190
Class: Senior
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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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