CHANCE BOLEN (’17) – Brevard College
Now- Chance is entering fall camp as a freshmen looking to find a home on the offensive side of the ball. He is hoping to contribute to the tornadoes as a tight end and offer a spark for the offense. Chance is currently undecided on a major.
Then- Chance was a three-year starter on the offensive line for the Admirals. As a senior in 2016, he was selected to the Region 3-AAAAA team as an offensive lineman. Chance also received an invite to play in the 2016 Toyota East vs. West All-Star game as a senior.
JACK DEVAULT (’17) – Carson-Newman University
Now- Jack enters his freshmen campaign looking to provide depth to a talented defensive Eagles backfield. Look for Jack to play multiple positions for the Eagles, getting reps in both the cornerback and safety position.
Then- Jack was a three-sport star, playing baseball and running track as well for the Admirals. He led the Admirals with five INTs as a senior, and also tallied 31 tackles. Offensively, he amassed 506 receiving yards (ranking 3rd on team) on 26 catches and 4 touchdowns. He was also named the defensive MVP for his efforts in the 2016 Tennessee State Championship game. For his senior year, DeVault earned All-State, all-PrepXtra and All-Region honors.
PATRICK DOUCETTE (’13)– Virginia Military Institute
Now- Paddy has started nearly every game at Center on the offensive line for the Keydets the last three seasons. Paddy started the first nine games in 2016 before missing the finale vs. Wofford with an injury. 2015 was his best season as he anchored the unit during Head Coach Scott Wachenheim’s first season with the program. Paddy also handled the long snapping duties on all punts and field goals in 2015. In 2014, he graded out as the top offensive linemen in five contests (BGSU, Davidson, Chattanooga, Furman, and Western Carolina). Paddy will return to VMI as a fifth-year Senior with 29 career starts under his belt. Doucette was selected a captain for the 2017 squad. He is currently majoring in Biology/Chemistry.
Then- Paddy was a 2013 graduate of FHS and four-year starter on the offensive line as an Admiral. He was named to the All-District 4-AAA team twice and played in the Toyota East vs. West All-Star game as a senior. Paddy still holds weight records at FHS for offensive linemen in the Bench, Squat, and Power Clean categories.
JOE DOYLE (’17) – University of Tennessee
Now- Joe heads into his freshmen season looking to add depth at the punter position for the Vols. He reported early and enrolled in summer courses, in order to participate in summer workouts with the team. Joe is majoring in Business Management at UT.
Then- Joe had quite the career punting and kicking for the Admirals. He was twice named Punter of the Year in Region 3-AAAAA, in 2015 and 2016. Joe was also named to the 2016 Tennessee All-State team, his senior season. Joe help the Admirals 2016 State 5A Championship title with a 42-yard field goal that helped the Admirals take the go-ahead lead, 38-35, as a senior in 2016. Doyle also hit a 60-yard punt in the game. He made 69 XPs in 2016, a new school record at Farragut. He was a State of Tennessee Mr. Football Semi-Finalist his senior year. Joe was selected to play in both the Army All-American Game and the Under Amour All-American game, the only punter to be selected to both games. Joe played in the 2017 Under Armour All-American game.
JACKSON FAIN (’13) – Wheaton College
Now- Jackson and his Wheaton College (IL) teammates enjoyed great success again in 2016 with an 11-2 season before losing in the Quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Playoffs. Jackson gained 81 yards on 23 carries and scored 2 TD’s. In 2015, the Thunder were 11-1 and reached the Second Round of the Division III Playoffs. Jackson was fifth on the team in total rushing for the Thunder with 46 carries, 225 yards, & 2 touchdowns. He also tallied 6 receptions for 64 yards. Jackson is returning to Wheaton as a fifth-year Senior and currently majoring in Applied Health Science.
Then- Graduating in 2013 from FHS, Jackson was an All-District 4-AAA selection his senior season. He was a two-way starter during his first two seasons as an Admiral. His 1,240 yards rushing in 2012 rank 14th all-time for rush yards in a season in FHS history.
HUNTER FOX (’16) – Lindsey-Wilson College
Now- Hunter is a freshmen enrolled at Lindsey-Wilson College in Columbia, KY. The Blue Raiders completed an 11-2 season as Hunter redshirted in the fall. He expects to compete for early playing time on the offensive line for the Blue Raiders. Hunter is undecided for his major at LWC.
Then- Hunter was a two-year starter along the defensive line for the Admirals. As a senior in 2015, Hunter ranked 5th on the team with 73 total stops, with 7 tackles for loss. For his efforts, he was named to the All-Region 3-5A team and garnered numerous player of the week nominations throughout the season.
ADAM FULTON (’17) – Concord University
Now- Adam is entering his freshman year looking to provide depth and compete for playing time at the quarterback position for the Mountain Lions. He is currently undecided on is major.
Then- While Adam was only a one year starter for the Admirals, he certainly made the most of his time at Farragut. He broke every passing record in the books his senior year, with 3,223 yards on 184 completions with 333 attempts and 41 touchdown passes with only 6 interceptions. He also tied the record for most touchdown passes in a single game with 5 in a thriller against Ooltewah. Under his helm, the Admirals compiled arguably the most prolific offense in school history, most notably scoring 668 points and 288 first downs. Adam earned All-State, all-PrepXtra, and All-Region honors his senior season.
NATHAN GILLIAM (’15) – Wake Forest
Now- Nate saw action in nine games for the Demon Deacons in 2016, including one start vs. #6 Louisville. Nate redshirted during the 2015 season with the Demon Deacons. He is expected to compete for a starting position on the offensive line this upcoming spring for Dave Clawson’s offense. Nate is looking forward to a great career as he continues to develop. He is currently undecided as a major.
Then- Nate is a 2015 graduate of FHS where he was a three-year starter at offensive tackle for the Admirals. As a senior in 2014, he was a first-team All-State selection for Class 6A by the TSWA. He was also named Offensive Linemen of the Year for District 4-AAA and selected to play in the 2014 Toyota East vs. West All-Star game as a senior.
COOPER HARDIN (’17) – NAVAL ACADEMY
Now- Cooper begins his freshman “plebe” year looking to add depth to an armada of fullbacks in the Midshipmen backfield. Cooper will compete for playing time early on for the Midshipmen. Cooper is undecided on his major at the Naval Academy.
Then- A 2017 graduate from FHS, Cooper was Mr. Utility for the Admirals. Playing both sides of the ball, offense and defense, rarely coming off the field. Hardin led the Admirals rushing attack in 2016 amassing 1,454 yards and 19 TDs. He also was third on the team in total tackles with 124.5 and led the team in minus yard tackles and sacks, with 18 and 10.5 respectively. Hardin earned All-State, All-Region, and All-PrepXtra honors as a senior and was selected to play in the 2016 Tennessee East-West All-Star Game.
AMON JOHNSON (’17) – MARYVILLE COLLEGE
Now- Amon enters his freshmen year for the Scots looking to provide depth at the running back position. Amon is undecided on his major at Maryville College.
Then- Amon, 2017 graduate from FHS, played running back for the Admirals. He, along with Cooper Hardin, helped carry the Admiral rushing attack to a state championship. Johnson amassed 14 rushing touchdowns his senior season.
JACOB NAUMOFF (’16) – Bethel
Now- Jacob has enrolled at Bethel on full athletic scholarship status and redshirted during the 2016 season. Jacob served as the team’s primary scout team quarterback throughout the fall. Jacob is eager to enter his second season at Bethel competing for the Wildcats’ starting Quarterback position. Jacob is still undecided on his major at Bethel.
Then- Jacob was a two-year starter at QB for the Admirals and all-region performer his senior year at Farragut. His junior and senior seasons rank 4th and 10th all-time, respectively, for passing yards in a single season in school history. His career as a starter ranks 4th all-time in passing yards with 3,529 and 6th in career passing TDs with 30. Jacob also holds the record for most pass attempts in a game with 43 against West in 2014, a game in which he also set the record for most completions by a quarterback with 27.
DAVIS SIMMONS (’17) – Tennessee Tech. University
Now- Davis headed to Cookeville looking to add depth to the Eagles receiving core. Simmons is currently undecided on his area of study.
Then- Davis saw his senior season cut short due to a knee injury during the fourth game of the year. To that point in the season, Simmons was leading the Admirals receiving core with 14 catches for 288 yards and 4 TDs.
COLE STRANGE (’16) – Tennessee-Chattanooga
Now- Cole has enrolled at UT-Chattanooga on full athletic scholarship status. He redshirted during the 2016 season while suffering an injury to his ankle. During the fall semester, Cole made the Dean’s List and AD Honor Roll for his 4.0 GPA. His early prospects will be to provide quality depth along the Mocs’ offensive line at the tackle position. Cole is undecided as a major at UTC.
Then- Cole was a two-time All-District performer on defense for the Admirals. In 2015, Cole was named All-State, All-PrepXtra, and Defensive Lineman of the Year for Region 3-5A. Cole ranked 3rd on the team with 104 total stops, with 18 tackles for loss. Cole ranks in the top 12 all-time in program history with 226 tackles for his career. For his accomplishments, Strange competed among the state’s best prospects in the Toyota East/West Game in January. Cole is a 2016 graduate of Farragut where he was an honor roll student.
TANNER THOMAS (’16) – Columbia University
Now- Tanner enjoyed a productive freshman campaign for the Columbia Lions in New York during the 2016 season. Tanner rushed 34 times for 107 yards and 2 touchdowns. He also returned seven kickoffs for 130 yards. Tanner will look to compete as the starting running back for the Lions in 2017. He is currently undecided for his major.
Then- Tanner was a three-year starter at running back for the Admirals. He ranks 2nd all-time in career rushing yards (5,013) and touchdowns (64). His rushing marks rank 4th, 5th, and 8th in school history for total yards in an individual season. He also tied a school record by rushing for six touchdowns against Bearden in 2014. Tanner earned All-State, All-PrepXtra, and Running Back of the Year honors for Region 3-5A. Tanner is a 2016 graduate of Farragut where he was an honor roll student.