Thursday, April 24, 2014 · 3:36 p.m.
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Baylor running back George Porter (Photo: Billy Weeks)

Thirteen Chattanooga-area football players—eight from Baylor and five from McCallie—were selected to the 2013 All-Division II-AA East/Middle Region football team, which was released earlier this week. 

Baylor kicker Rafael Gaglianone, the recipient of the TSSAA’s Kicker of the Year honor, was selected as Special Teams MVP, while Red Raiders offensive lineman Ben Pettway and Blue Tornado kicker each received All-Academic honors. 

Baylor’s George Porter (RB), Ryan Parker (LB), Blake Layne (LB), Luke Hutchins (LB), Sean Wampler (DB) and Glenn Ireland (DB) were chosen to the offensive and defensive teams, along with McCallie’s Spencer Morgan (WR), Cam Walker (OL), Andrew Busby (LB) and C.J. Fritz (DB). 

Brentwood Academy quarterback Tyler Swafford was voted Player of the Year. Eagles wide receiver C.J. Sanders took home the region’s top offensive honor, while MBA defensive tackle Jay Roberson garnered Defensive MVP honors. 

The Divsion II-AA state title game between Memphis University School and Ensworth takes place tonight at Tucker Stadium on the campus of Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville, TN. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. ET and will be broadcast statewide

The 2013 All-Division II-AA East/Middle Region team: 

Player of the Year: QB Tyler Swafford, Brentwood Academy

Offensive MVP: WR C.J. Sanders, Brentwood Academy

Defensive MVP: DT Jay Roberson, MBA

Special Teams MVP: PK Rafael Gaglianone, Baylor

  • Academic MVPs:
  • Ben Pettway, Baylor
  • McCallie defensive back C.J. Fritz. (Photo: Michael Murphy)
    Jonah Reels, Brentwood Academy
  • Parker Wade, Ensworth
  • Luke Strebel, Father Ryen
  • Alex Bars, MBA
  • Jonathan McKown, McCallie
  • Lucas Pulliza, Pope John Paul II

  • Quarterback:
  • Cole Euverard, MBA

  • Running back:
  • George Porter, Baylor
  • D’Andre Ferby, Ensworth

  • Wide receiver:
  • Baylor linebacker Ryan Parker (Photo: Michael Murphy)
    Brandon Taylor, Brentwood Academy
  • Jake Estes, Ensworth
  • Gray Reames, MBA
  • Austin Rolfe, MBA
  • Spencer Morgan, McCallie
  • Austin Hayes, Pope John Paul II

  • Offensive line:
  • Tucker York, Brentwood Academy
  • Marcus Graham, Brentwood Academy
  • Jackson Pittman, Brentwood Academy
  • Xavier Forrest, Ensworth
  • Nick Mammarelli, Father Ryan
  • Alex Bars, MBA
  • D.J. Mott, MBA
  • Cam Walker, McCallie
  • McCallie linebacker Andrew Busby (Photo: Michael Murphy)
    Daniel Al-Nimri, Pope John Paul II

  • Linebackers: 
  • Ryan Parker, Baylor
  • Blake Layne, Baylor
  • Luke Hutchins, Baylor
  • Patrick Miller, Ensworh
  • Hunter Travis, Ensworth
  • Max Stoffer, Father Ryan
  • Billy Nipp, Father Ryan
  • Travonte’ Easley, MBA
  • Bryson Jarrett, MBA
  • Andrew Busby, McCallie

  • Secondary:
  • Sean Wampler, Baylor
  • Glenn Ireland, Baylor
  • Chris Currin, Brentwood Academy
  • Aaquil Annoor, Brentwood Academy
  • Rico McGraw, Ensworth
  • Donavon Sheffield, Ensworth
  • Thomas Freeland, Ensworth
  • Dekeivis Perry, Father Ryan
  • Andrew Rector, Father Ryan
  • Arthur Churchwell, MBA
  • C.J. Fritz, McCallie
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