Mississippi Association of Coaches

Football

2014-2015 All-Star Football Coaches will be selected at the March 2014 Board Meeting.

The 2014 MS/AL All-Star Football Game will be played in Montgomery, AL on December 13; the 2014 Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football Game is scheduled for Saturday, December 20.

If you are interested in coaching in either of these games, please be sure to download and return the 2014 Football Coaching Record Update Form prior to the deadline: Wednesday, February 26.  

CLICK HERE to download the 2014 Football Coaching Record Update Form.

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The MS/AL All-Star Football Game will be broadcast live on December 14, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM on the following stations:

-WLOX Biloxi
-WDAM Hattiesburg
-WTOK Meridian
-WLBT Jackson
-WABG Greenville
-WMC Memphis
-WTVA Tupelo

These same stations will also provide coverage for the Bernard Blackwell (NORTH/SOUTH) All-Star Football Game from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM on December 21, 2013.

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You can pre-order your 2013 MS/AL All-Star Football Tickets by clicking on the link below:

CLICK HERE TO ORDER MS/AL TICKETS

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Discounted Rate Available for MS/AL Hotel Reservations

The Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center is offering a special group rate to the M.A.C. for the 2013 MS/AL All-Star Football Game.  Rooms will be available at $119 per night for the following dates:  December 9 - December 14, 2013

To take advantage of this offer, reservations must be made by November 30, 2013.

Click on the link below to make your reservation now!

Book your group rate: Mississippi Association of Coaches >>

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2013 MS/AL & Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football Teams have been announced!

 

The Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Football Classic is to be played December 14, 2013 in Montgomery, Alabama. The Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football Game is scheduled to be held December 21, 2013 in Gulfport, Mississippi. 

Important information for players and managers who were selected for the 2013 All-Star Football Games is listed below:

Feel free to contact our office if you have any questions or need additional information.

Mississippi Association of Coaches

P: 601.924.3020 F: 601.924.3050

 

2013 Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Football Coaching Staff

Pictured L to R

Front Row:                                                                    Back Row:

Jamie Mitchell, Starkville- Scout Coach                 Todd Mangum, Wayne Co.- Assistant Coach

Lance Pogue, South Panola- Head Coach           Ken Chandler, Winona- Assistant Coach

Tyrone Shorter, Noxubee Co.- Assistant Coach   Tommy Clopton, Brookhaven- Assistant Coach

Tyler Peterson, Kosciusko- Assistant Coach        Ryan Ross, Ocean Springs- Assistant Coach

NOT PICTURED:   Howard McNeill- Administrative Coach                           

 

2013 Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football NORTH TEAM  Coaching Staff

Pictured L to R

Front Row:                                                                       Back Row:

Pete Hurt, NW Rankin- Assistant Coach                   Ashley Kuhn, Grenada- Scout Coach

Ron Price, New Albany- Assistant Coach                 Jamaal Jackson, Coffeeville- Assistant Coach

Chris Chambless, West Point- Head Coach           Toby Collums, Itawamba AHS- Assistant Coach

Mike Mattox, Booneville- Assistant Coach                 Lee J. Grisham, West Point- Assistant Coach

 

2013 Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football SOUTH TEAM Coaching Staff

Pictured L to R

Front Row:                                                                        Back Row:

Keith Braddock, NE Jones- Assistant Coach            Lewis Sims, Pascagoula- Assistant Coach

Matt Caldwell, Taylorsville- Assistant Coach            Jeff Hopgood, Bay- Assistant Coach

Brad Breland, Union- Head Coach                             Trent Hanna, Union- Assistant Coach

Jeff Breland, Lake- Scout Coach                                 Gerry Anderson, Leake Co.- Assistant Coach

 

ROSTERS ARE LISTED BELOW:

2013 Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Football Team
First Name Last Name School Class Height Weight Position Coach
Thad Miller Gulfport 8/6A 6'1 215 QB Eddie Pierce
Wyatt Roberts Louisville 4/3A 6'0 205 QB M.C. Miller
               
D.K.  Buford Lafayette 2/4A 5'11 202 RB Eric Robertson
Preston Dedeaux Picayune 8/5A 5'7 192 RB Dodd Lee
Donta'vian Lee Forrest Co. 8/4A 6'1 215 RB Larry Dolan
Roger Thomas West Point 1/5A 6'0 225 RB Chris Chambless
A'Eris Williams West Point 1/5A 6'1 220 RB Chris Chambless
               
Sammie Epps Greenwood 3/4A 6'5 220 TE Clinton Gatewood
               
Jamoral Graham Newton Co. 5/4A 5'11 175 WR Jackie Williamson
Korey Robertson Greenwood 3/4A

6'2

210 WR Clinton Gatewood
Markell Pack Purvis 8/4A 6'2.5 195 WR Perry Wheat
               
Harry  Godwin Pearl River Central 8/5A 6'3 280 OL Eric Collins
D'Marcus Haralson Picayune 8/5A 6'6 312 OL Dodd Lee
Doug Lofton Taylorsville 5/2A 6'4 295 OL Matt Caldwell
Terrance Malone South Panola 2/6A 6'3 305 OL Lance Pogue
T.J. Martindale Brandon 6/6A 6'3 300 OL Brad Peterson
Ethan Orr Itawamba AHS 1/4A 6'5 300 OL Toby Collums
Toriaun Samuels Hazlehurst 7/3A 6'3 315 OL Randal Montgomery
Jimmie Terry Madison Central 6/6A 6'4 345 OL Bobby Hall
               
Tevin Moore Stringer 5/1A 5'9 189 Athlete Marlon Brannan
               
Genard Avery Grenada 2/6A 6'2 240 DL Ashley Kuhn
Corey Brown Columbus 4/6A 6'2 275 DL Tony Stanford
Matthew Davis South Panola 2/6A 6'2 245 DL Lance Pogue
Breeland Speaks Callaway 6/5A 6'4 291 DL Daryl Jones
Grant  Harris Clinton 6/6A 6'5 280 DL Judd Boswell
Taboris Lee Choctaw County 4/2A 6'2 285 DL Adam Dillinger
Jalen  Stewart Columbus 4/6A 6'0 270 DL Tony Stanford
Kyle Strickland Brandon 6/6A 6'4 240 DL Brad Peterson
               
C.J.  Hampton Meridian 5/6A 6'2 195 LB Larry Weems
Alvin Moore Bassfield 8/2A 6'1 195 LB Lance Mancuso
Romello Riley Ocean Springs 8/6A 6'2 195 LB Ryan Ross
Jeremy  Sangster Louisville 4/3A 6'1 230 LB M.C. Miller
Shareef White Grenada 2/6A 6'1 225 LB Ashley Kuhn
               
Cornell Armstrong Bassfield 8/2A 6'0 180 DB Lance Mancuso
Juantavius Gray Clarksdale 3/5A 6'0 195 DB Henry Johnson
Picasso Nelson Oak Grove 8/6A 5'11 185 DB Nevil Barr
Devin Voorhies Wilkinson Co. 7/3A 6'2 195 DB Kenneth Brown
Tito  Windham Jr. Harrison Central 8/6A 5'11 190 DB Steve Jones
               
Cody Mills Oxford 2/5A 5'7 184 Kicker Johnny Hill
Matthew Turcotte Neshoba Central 4/5A 6'2 210 Punter Chuck Friend
               
Josh Adair Pontotoc       Manager Scott Brown
Hunter Atwood Warren Central       Manager Josh Morgan
               
               
               
Head Coach:              
Lance Pogue South Panola            
               
Assistant Coaches:              
Tommy Clopton Brookhaven            
Tyler Peterson Kosciusko            
Tyrone Shorter Noxubee County          
Ryan Ross Ocean Springs            
Todd Mangum Wayne County            
Ken Chandler Winona            
               
Scout Coach:              
Jamie Mitchell Starkville            
               
Administrative Coach:            
Howard McNeill              

 

2013 Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football - NORTH TEAM
First Name Last Name School Class Height Weight Position Coach
E.J. Bounds Water Valley 2/3A 5'11 190 QB Brad Embry
Joseph Willis Madison Central 6/6A 6'4 230 QB Bobby Hall
               
Barron Burns East Side 3/3A 6'0 195 RB Kendrick Woodard
DeVonta Gates Baldwyn 1/2A 6'0 260 RB Michael Gray
Marcus LeFlore Olive Branch 1/6A 5'11 200 RB Scott Samsel
Quinn Tiggs Tupelo 1/6A 6'0 190 RB Trent Hammond
               
Sammie Burroughs Aberdeen 1/3A 5'9 175 WR Mark Bray
D'Marius Gillespie Center Hill 2/5A 6'2 205 WR Alan Peacock
Ryan Golden Lake Cormorant 1/5A 5'9 175 WR Nick Nester
Marcus Green North Pontotoc 1/3A 5'10 180 WR Brian Sutton
Desmond Goss Louisville 4/4A 5'9 175 WR M.G. Miller
Brice Spence Corinth 1/4A 5'6 170 WR Doug Jones
               
Ronald Cochran Olive Branch 1/6A 6'5 280 OL Scott Samsel
Devonta Barkley Ripley 1/4A 6' 310 OL Chad Cook
Ken Edwards II Neshoba Central 4/5A 6'6 260 OL Chuck Friend
Tyler Floyd Booneville 1/3A 6'4 260 OL Mike Mattox
Trey Gayden Pearl 6/5A 6'3 275 OL John Perry
Montez Hairston Water Valley 2/3A 6'0 250 OL Brad Embry
Elgton Jenkins Jr. Clarksdale 3/5A 6'4.5 275 OL Henry Johnson
Micah Parten Northwest Rankin 6/6A 6'1 280 OL Pete Hurt
Chris Phillips Olive Branch 1/6A 6'5 300 OL Scott Samsel
Nathan Evans Grenada 2/6A 5'11 170 Athlete Ashley Kuhn
Andrew Lambert Booneville 1/3A 5'10 180 Athlete Mike Mattox
               
Joe Green Madison Central 6/6A 6'1 225 DE Bobby Hall
               
Caleb Grant Byhalia 2/4A 6'3 265 DL John Danley
Steve Holts Senatobia 2/4A 6'3 315 DL Phil Oakley
Quandez Lee South Panola 2/6A 5'10 240 DL Lance Pogue
Darrius Liggins Oxford 2/5A 6'5 240 DL Johnny Hill
Javon Norris South Panola 2/6A 6'1 210 DL Lance Pogue
Keontre' Anderson Canton 6/5A 6'3.5 232 DE Peter Brown
               
Darius Gary Northwest Rankin 6/6A 5'11 190 LB Pete Hurt
James Gilleylen Tupelo 1/6A 6'1 220 LB Trent Hammond
Eric Hunt Noxubee Co. 4/4A 5'10 192 LB Tyrone Shorter
Calwaun Street Charleston 2/3A 6'0 200 LB Scott Martin
Aleck Hobson Ripley 1/4A 6'1 220 LB Chad Cook
               
Chris Brown New Albany 1/4A 6'1 165 DB Ron Price
Chris Chambers Pearl 6/5A 6'0 200 DB John Perry
DaShawn Lindsay South Panola 2/6A 5'9 185 DB Lance Pogue
Bobby Townsend Coffeeville 2/1A 5'11 185 DB Johnny Jackson
Levarious Varnado Calhoun City 1/2A 5'11 185 DB Perry Liles
               
Reed Bigham Tupelo 1/6A 6'1 185 Kicker/Punter Trent Hammond
               
Hunter Jones Tupelo       Manager Trent Hammond
Danarius Norman Tupelo       Manager Trent Hammond
               
               
               
Coaches              
Chris Chambless, West Point Head Coach          
Toby Collums, Itawamba AHS Assistant Coach          
Lee J. Grisham, West Point Assistant Coach          
Pete Hurt, NW Rankin Assistant Coach          
Jamaal Jackson, Coffeeville Assistant Coach          
Mike Mattox, Booneville Assistant Coach          
Ron Price, New Albany Assistant Coach          
Ashley Kuhn, Grenada Scout Coach          

 

 

2013 Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football - SOUTH TEAM
First Name Last Name School Class Height Weight Position Coach
Kirk McCarty Oak Grove 8/6A 6'0 180 QB Nevil Barr
Alex Woodall McComb 7/4A 6'4 236 QB Malcolm Jones
               
DeVoriae Martin Biloxi 8/6A 5'10 190 RB John Shannon
Tyus Raine Petal 8/6A 5'11 190 RB Marcus Boyles
Quantrell Reddix d'Iberville 8/6A 6'2 210 RB Buddy Singleton
               
DeJarvis Chambers Wayne Co. 5/5A 5'10 170 WR Todd Mangum
Julius Craft Mendenhall 6/4A 6'2 190 WR Paul Purvis
Tre Bogan Union 5/2A 5'9 170 WR Brad Breland
Justin Robertson Noxapater 4/1A 5'10 175 WR Justin Hunter
Fred Trevillion Brookhaven 7/5A 6'3 195 WR Tommy Clopton
               
Raekwon McClellan Biloxi 8/6A 6'1 250 TE John Shannon
               
Raymond Crumpton Green Co. 8/4A 6'1 193 Athlete Johnny Ainsworth
               
Allen Byrd Meridian 5/6A 5'11 285 OL Larry Weems
Keith Crawford Pascagoula 8/5A 6'0 310 OL Lewis Sims
Ethan Frith North Pike 7/4A 6'7 300 OL Chris Smith
Brian Long Oak Grove 8/6A 6'4 315 OL Nevil Barr
Jared Garza Puvis 8/4A 6'4.5 325 OL Perry Wheat
Daniel Opdyke Brandon 6/6A 5'10 300 OL Brad Peterson
Paxton Sims Choctaw Co. 5/3A 6'1 265 OL Adam Dillinger
Collin Spiers Pearl River Central  8/5A 6'3 260 OL Eric Collins
               
Michael Brooks Brandon 6/6A 6'4 230 DL Brad Peterson
Tre Brown Choctaw Co. 5/3A 6'5 260 DL Adam Dillinger
Brandon Gaddy Forest Hill 6/6A 6'1 255 DL Trenell Edwards
Chris Knight Petal 8/6A 6'3 243 DL Marcus Boyles
Ronald Ollie Wayne Co. 5/5A 6'2 300 DL Todd Mangum
Deion Pope Collins 5/3A 6'4 300 DL Ryan Earnest
Johnkil Skipper Hazlehurst 7/3A 6'0 280 DL Randal Montgomery
               
Caleb Caston Pascagoula 8/5A 6'2 220 LB Lewis Sims
Aikeem Coleman Hattiesburg 8/6A 6'4 240 LB Tony Vance
Demetrius Gooden Newton Co. 5/4A 6'1 240 LB Jackie Williamson
Calvin Moore Bassfield 8/2A 6'1 185 LB Lance Mancuso
Ryan Pope Northeast Jones 5/4A 6'1 205 LB Keith Braddock
Roderick Sims Oak Grove 8/6A 6'1 210 LB Nevil Barr
               
Kenton Cooley Laurel 5/5A 6'1 194 DB Todd Breland
Chris Harper Brandon 6/6A 5'8 165 DB Brad Peterson
James Keyes Taylorsville 5/2A 6'0 180 DB Matt Caldwell
Jaylon Lofton Forest 6/3A 6'0 180 DB Hamer Morgan
Curtis Mikell Bassfield 8/2A 5'9 160 DB Lance Mancuso
Tarvarius Moore Quitman 5/4A 6'2 190 DB Steve Bynum
               
Patrick Ponder Bay 8/4A 6'1 165 Kicker/Punter Jeff Hopgood
               
Cameron Roussel Pearl River Central          Eric Collins
Adam  Westmoreland Harrison Central         Steven Jones
               
               
               
Coaches              
Brad Breland, Union   Head Coach          
Gerry Anderson, Leake County Assistant Coach          
Keith Braddock, Northeast Jones Assistant Coach          
Matt Caldwell, Taylorsville Assistant Coach          
Trent Hanna, Union   Assistant Coach          
Jeff Hopgood, Bay   Assistant Coach          
Lewis Sims, Pascagoula  Assistant Coach          
Jeff Breland, Lake   Scout Coach          

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2013 MS/AL & Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football Nomination Forms are now available.

The 2013 Mississippi/ Alabama All-Star Football Classic is scheduled to be played Saturday, December 14, 2013 in Montgomery, AL; the 2013 Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football Classic will be played in Gulfport, MS on Saturday, December 21, 2013.  To nominate your player or manager for either of these games, please CLICK HERE to download the 3-page Player Nomination Packet.  Please be sure to review the guidelines prior to submitting your nominations to ensure that your player is, in fact, eligible.

IMPORTANT DATES:

  • Player & Manager Nomination Forms are due by Wednesday, October 2!
  • MS/AL & Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football Players will be selected on Wednesday, October 9 and will be announced live at the 2nd Annual M.A.C. All-Star Football Press Conference.
  • Football ads are due by Friday, October 25.
  • The Mississippi/ Alabama Game is scheduled for December 14 (Montgomery, AL).
  • The Bernard Blackwell Game is scheduled to be played December 21 (Gulfport, MS).

Feel free to contact our office if you need any additional information.

Mississippi Association of Coaches

P:  601-924-3020   F: 601-924-3050

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2013 MS/AL & Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football Coaching Staffs have been announced!

2013 Mississippi - Alabama All-Star Football Classic Coaching Staff

  • Head Coach:  Lance Pogue, South Panola
  • Assistant Coaches:
    • Ken Chandler, Winona
    • Tommy Clopton, Brookhaven
    • Todd Mangum, Wayne Co.
    • Tyler Peterson, Kosciusko
    • Ryan Ross, Ocean Springs
    • Tyrone Shorter, Noxubee Co.
  • Scout Coach:  Jamie Mitchell, Starkville
  • Administrative Coach:  Howard McNeill

2013 Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football Game Coaching Staff

North Team

  • Head Coach: Chris Chambless, West Point
  • Assistant Coaches:
    • Toby Collums, Itawamba AHS
    • Lee J. Grisham, West Point
    • Pete Hurt, NW Rankin
    • Jamaal Jackson, Coffeeville
    • Mike Mattox, Booneville
    • Ron Price, New Albany
  • Scout Coach:  Ashley Kuhn, Grenada

South Team

  • Head Coach:  Brad Breland, Union
  • Assistant Coaches:
    • Gerry Anderson, Leake Co.
    • Keith Braddock, NE Jones
    • Matt Caldwell, Taylorsville
    • Trent Hanna, Union
    • Jeff Hopgood, Bay
    • Lewis Sims, Pascagoula
  • Scout Coach:  Jeff Breland, Lake

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Guidelines for the Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football Classic
I. Selection of Coaches:
Must have been a member of the M.A.C. for at least three (3) consecutive years.
Must have been a head coach in a MHSAA school for at least three (3) years.
Head Coach must have served as an Assistant Coach in the game.
Can only coach in one all-star game per year.
Must abide by the M.A.C. Code of Ethics.
Must cooperate with the M.A.C. in the sale of ads.
Each All-Star Coach will be given two (2) tickets to the game.
Head Coach will be given an honorarium of $250.00; Assistant Coaches will receive $225.00 each.
Must have demonstrated by past performance that he will fulfill all commitments he made concerning his all-star player(s)/manager as required and specified to by the M.A.C.
Recommendations for these All-Star Coaches come from M.A.C. Football Committee based on nomination forms submitted by individual coaches; final approval by the M.A.C. Executive Committee.
II. Selection of Players and Managers:
Must be a senior graduating with his regular class.
Must respond to all dated material by the date requested.
Must cooperate with the M.A.C. in the sale of ads.
Must exhibit positive attitude to those in charge at all times.
Cannot wear earrings.
Failure to comply with any of these guidelines will result in dismissal from team. 
Forty (40) players will be chosen. Each of the eight MHSAA districts must be guaranteed at least one(1) selection, each of the six (6) MHSAA classifications must be guaranteed one(1) selection.There can be 3 players selected from the same school (limited to only 2 schools) except as replacement players with prior approval of the game manager.
Guidelines for the MS/AL All-Star Football Classic
I. Selection of Coaches:
Must have been a member of the M.A.C. for at least three (3) consecutive years.
Must have been a head high school football coach in a MHSAA school for at least three (3) years.
Head Coach must have been an On-the-field Assistant Coach for Mississippi in the game.
Assistant Coaches must have coached in the Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football Classic.
The Administrative Coach will be appointed by the M.A.C. Executive Director to be approved by the Executive Committee.
Must abide by the M.A.C. Code of Ethics.
Must have demonstrated by past performance that he will fulfill all commitments he made concerning his all-star player(s)/managers as required and specified to by the M.A.C.
Must cooperate with the M.A.C. in the sale of tickets by purchasing the required amount.
Recommendations for these All-Star Coaches come from M.A.C. Football Committee based on nomination forms submitted by individual coaches; final approval by the M.A.C. Executive Committee.
II. Selection of Players and Managers:
Must be a senior graduating with his regular class.
Must respond to all dated material by the date requested.
Must attend the Mini-Camp (if held) unless they have a valid reason.  The valid reason must be approved in advance by the M.A.C. Executive Director only.
Must exhibit positive attitude to those in charge at all times.
Cannot wear earrings.
Failure to comply with any of these guidelines will result in dismissal from team.
A. Selection of Players:
Forty (40) players will be chosen, which includes one (1) punter and one (1) kicker will be selected from MHSAA schools.  Each of the eight (8) MHSAA districts must be guaranteed at least one (1) selection.  Each of the six (6) MHSAA classifications must be guaranteed one (1) selection.  There can be 3 players selected from the same school (limited to only 2 schools) except as replacement players with prior approval of the game manager.
The players will be selected by a Committee consisting of the seven (7) All-Star Coaches, and four (4) high school sportswriters.  The Administrative Coach will be Chairman of the Committee and will vote only in case of a tie.  For a player to be selected, he must receive a minimum of seven (7) votes.
The committee will also select no less than two (2) alternates in each position.  The alternate list will be used for replacement of the players if needed.  The 8-district and 6-classification rule does not have to be followed in selecting alternate players.
B. Selection of Managers:
The two (2) managers will be selected by the All-Star Coaches and the Administrative Coach.  An All-Star Coach's son cannot be selected.  Those selected must hold a valid drivers license.  The manager will not be paid.  Students already enrolled at colleges will not be considered.