BY ANDY HUNT
2021 Dresden Record (7-3, 4-1)
- Martin Westview (8-1) – 13-48 – Loss^
- Greenfield (3-6) – 23-20 – Win
- Fayette Academy (2-7) – 41-0 – Win
- Perry County (2-7) – 1-0 – Win (COVID)*
- Gibson County (2-5) – 34-12 – Win
- Gleason (5-4) – 41-0 – Win**
- South Fulton (4-5) – 62-0 – Win***
- McKenzie (9-0) – 14-23 – Loss
- McEwen (7-2) – 33-8 – Win
- Obion County Central (4-5) – 20-27 – Loss
^ The starting quarterback for Martin Westview has committed to Alabama on scholarship.
* The state of Tennessee does not count COVID “wins” as an actual win meaning Dresden’s record for Tennessee’s purpose is 6-3,3-1.
** Gleason beat Fulton County, 40-0.
*** South Fulton beat Fulton County (KY), 26-24
High School and the Football Program
- School colors are black and gold.
- Competes in Class A, Region 6.
- Head Coach is Levi Estes.
- Mascot is the Lion.
- Dresden consolidated in 1998 to include nearby town of Palmersville.
- Dresden has an estimated population of 3,000 people. The county of Weakley, which Dresden is located within, has an estimated population of about 33,000.
- 2016 – Class A state champions (15-0)
- Dresser Winn played for Dresden from (2013-2016) and had 93 career TD passes and 22 rushing TDs
- Dresden scored 735 points in the 2016 season which is an average of 49 points per game.
- 2011 – Class A state runner-up
Crittenden County Results Versus Out of State Opponents
- 1957 – Booneville (IN) – Home – 7-40 – Loss
- 1958 – Booneville (IN) – Away – 14-34 – Loss
- 1989 – Massac County (IL) – Away – 6-26 – Loss
- 1990 – Massac County (IL) – Home – 13-34 – Loss
- 1992 – Dexter (MO) – Home – 23-14 – Win
- 2007 – Massac County (IL) – Neutral – 0-63 – Loss
- 2008 – Lake County (TN) – Neutral – 54-21 – Win
- 2009 – Massac County (IL) – Home – 27-7 – Win
- 2010 – Massac County (IL) – Away – 25-23 – Win
- 2017 – Stewart County (TN) – Away – 62-27 – Win
- 2018 – Stewart County (TN) – Home – 42-6 – Win
- 11 total games versus out of state opponents and CC is 3-0 against teams from Tennessee.
- 2-2 on the road.
- 1-1 at neutral sites.
- 3-2 at home.
- Crittenden County is behind in scoring 273-295 in the 11 contests which is an average score of 25-27.
- Dylan Yates tied Sean O’Leary for sacks in a career with 18. Zac Beverly held the record for 15 seasons from 2002-2017 and since then he has been surpassed four times in addition to Yates and O’Leary, Adam Beavers and Lathen Easley with 17 sacks each.
- Crittenden County has not allowed a special teams touchdown in the past 32 games. The longest such streak in school history is 41 games from week 6 of 1998 to Round 1 of the 2001 playoffs.
- The 58 total yards of offense last week were the fewest in a game since round 1 of the 2014 playoffs against Owensboro Catholic when the Rockets had 45 total yards of offense.
- In the last 67 games, only one Rocket opponent has had more penalty yards than the 120 Russellville did last week (2020, Murray, 130).
- In the nine games this season, Crittenden County has 102 first downs and its opponents have 102 first downs as well.
- Luke Crider has 3,397 career passing yards ranking him 3rd in the category and next up is Austin Berry with 3,744 and the all-time leader, Hunter Boone, with 6,763.
- Luke Crider has 1,454 passing yards this season which is the seventh most ever for a single season. Next up are Austin Berry (2005) with 1,486, and Hunter Boone (2016) with 1,801.
- Luke Crider has 246 career passing completions ranking him 2nd on the list. The all-time leader is Hunter Boone with 489.
- Luke Crider has 116 passing completions this season ranking him 6h on the list. Next up are Austin Berry (2004) with 122, Hunter Boone (2018) with 154 and Nick Castiller (2015) with 155.
- Luke Crider is 2nd in career passing attempts with 465. Next up is the all-time leader, Hunter Boone, with 892.
- Luke Crider is 5th in passing attempts for a season with 219. Next up are Hunter Boone (2018) with 274 and Nick Castiller with 284.
- Luke Crider is 3rd in career touchdown passes with 42. Next up Austin Berry with 47 and the all-time leader Hunter Boone with 84.
- Luke Crider is tied for the 8th most TD passes in a season with 12. With eight more TD passes, Crider will be in the top-4.
- Luke Crider is 6th in career completion percentage with 52.90%. Austin Berry is the all-time leader at 57.32%.
- Luke Crider is 3rd in
career passer rating with 129.45. Austin
Berry is the all-time leader with 166.82.
ABOVE: Austin Berry (2002-2005) is the all-time leader in Passing Rating for a Career with 166.82. When Berry's career ended, he held over 20 individual school records and still holds multiple today.
- Luke Crider has 3,515 yards of offense in his career which is the 7th most all-time. Next up are Devon Nesbitt (2015-2018) with 3,572, Austin Berry (2002-2005) with 3,829 and Nick Castiller (2012-2015) with 3,894. Yards of Offense include rushing and passing yards combined.
- Luke Crider has 1,699 yards of offense this season which is the 8th most all-time. Next up are Hunter Boone (2016) with 1,806, J.D. Gray (2009) with 1,924, and J.D. Gray (2008) with 2,000. Yards of Offense include rushing and passing yards combined.
- Luke Crider is 6th in TDs Responsible for in a Career with 45. Next up are T.K. Guess with 48 and Austin Berry with 57.
- Preston Morgeson has 928 career receiving yards which is the 6th most all-time. Next up are Branen Lamey (2015-2018) with 1,070 and Ethan Hunt (2013-2016) with 1,191.
- Preston Morgeson has 348 yards receiving this season which is the 28th most in a single season. Morgeson needs 71 more yards to be in the top-20 single season totals for receiving.
- Preston Morgeson is tied for 4th in career receiving touchdowns with 15. Next up are Branen Lamey and T.K. Guess with 17. Ethan Dossett is the all-time leader with 23.
- Preston Morgeson has 62 career receptions which is the 6th most in school history. Next up are Branen Lamey (2015-2018) with 78 and Chad Perryman (1990-1993) with 85.
- Preston Morgeson is tied for 10th in career interceptions with 6. Next up are Chad Perryman, Matt Mattingly, and Xander Tabor with 7.
- Preston Morgeson has scored 25 career TDs and is tied for 14th in that category. Next up are Andrew Freeman with 29 and Brad Madden with 30.
- Preston Morgeson has 167 career points which is the 14th most. Next up are Andrew Freeman with 178, Denis Hodge with 198, and Blake Gardner with 208.
- Dylan Yates has 183 tackles for
his career which is the 34th most all-time. Next up are Ethan Hunt (2013-2016) with 185,
Terry Werne (2007-2010) with 186, and J.D. Gray (2006-2009) with 187.
ABOVE: Terry Werne (2007-2010) had 186 tackles and five sacks in his career. Werne was a three time All-WKC selection.
- Dylan Yates is 5th in career tackles for loss with 38. Next up is Aaron Berry with 43 and Sean O’Leary with 44.
- Dylan Yates is tied for the all-time lead in sacks with 18. Sean O’Leary also has 18 sacks.
- Kaleb Nesbitt has 620 career receiving yards which is tied for the 13th most ever. With 78 more receiving yards, he will be in 10th place in this category.
- Kaleb Nesbitt has 297 yards receiving this season which is the 40th most in a single season. Nesbitt needs 30 more yards to be in the top-30 single season totals for receiving.
- Kaleb Nesbitt has eight career TD receptions which is tied for 14th all-time. He will be in sixth place with four more TD receptions.
- Kaleb Nesbitt has 48 career
receptions. He is tied for 13th
on the list and Bobby Knox, Preston Turley, Denis Hodge, and Kayle Malcom are
within three receptions of his current total.
ABOVE: Kayle Malcom (1981-1984) was the all-time leader in receptions (51) and receiving yards (586) when his career ended.
- Case Gobin is tied for 27th in career sacks. With two more, he will be in 20th place.
- Case Gobin has five sacks on the season. Gobin’s total is tied for the 17th most all-time.
- Brysen Baker has 620 career receiving yards which is the tied
for the 13th most all-time. Next
up are Jerry Jessup (1986-1989) with 622, Bobby Knox (2009-2012) with 654, and
Shawnte Moss (2001-2004) with 697.ABOVE: Shawnte Moss (2001-2004) had 697 yards receiving in his career which was the 4th most in school history at the end of his career and is still in the top-10 today. He is the current co-record holder for kickoff returns in a career with three.
- Brysen Baker has 367 yards receiving this season which is the 22nd most in a single season. Next up are Jamie Champion (1963) with 390, Preston Turley (2019) with 418, and Payton Riley (2018) with 430.
- Brysen Baker has 43 career receptions which is tied for the 16th most all-time. With nine more receptions, Baker will be in 10th place.
Do You Remember 1991?
Thirty years ago in 1991, the All-WKC team consisted of these Rockets: Jamie Curtis, Chad Perryman, Donny Beverly, Scotty Nichols, Matt Boone and Britt Gilbert.