Connection: Big names set for Robertson County Jamboree

fairview tnBy Jeremy Adcock for The White House Connection

The schedule for the 2014 Robertson County Jamboree has been officially announced with seven games of action that includes appearances by all five Robertson County Schools and White House High School on Friday, August 15.

“We like to have the jamboree on a Friday night to really get the feeling of a Friday night football game for every team before the season starts,” East Robertson representatives said. “This is the biggest jamboree in the state with 14 teams participating and we hope to put on a great show for everyone in attendance.” Continue reading

2014 Varsity Preseason Schedule (Scrimmages)

adamsville cardinalsFriday, August 1st – White House varsity scrimmage at Adamsville. Time to be announced. Directions will be posted next week.

Monday, August 4th – First day of school. Practice after school.

Tuesday, August 5th – White House varsity scrimmage at Goodpasture. Bus leaves at 4:30. Scrimmage at 5:30.goodpasture countdown.001

Thursday, August 7th – No school. Practice time to be announced.

hendersonville-tnTuesday, August 12th – White House varsity scrimmage at Hendersonville. Scrimmage at 5:30.

Friday, August 15th – White House vs. Fairview at the Robertson County Jamboree at East Robertson High School.

Friday, August 22nd – High school football season officially begins. White House has a bye week in week zero.

portland countdownFriday, August 29th – White House at Portland. Week One.

Former Titans to assist Devils on Wednesday

Two former Tennessee Titans will assist the White House Blue Devils on Wednesday, July 23, at practice.

mcrath_gerald_ciFormer Titans linebacker Gerald McRath (2009-12) will assist the Blue Devils linebackers at practice from 7-9 a.m. at the field house and practice field. McRath, who played college football at the University of Southern Mississippi and was the 2007 Conference USA defensive player of the year. He recorded 120 tackles in his pro career in Tennessee.

Former Titans receiver Chris Sanders, a standout dual-sport chris-sanders-head-shotathlete at Ohio State University, will be assisting the wide receivers and cornerbacks from 1-3 p.m. Sanders was drafted by the Houston Oilers and played seven seasons for the franchise including the move to Tennessee. He was a member of the 1998 Super Bowl team. Sanders is now an assistant coach at Montgomery Bell Academy.

Both practices are open to the public.

Former Titan Chris Sanders to assist WH receivers on July 23

Former Tennessee Titans wide receiver Chris Sanders will be at White House High School on Wednesday, July 23, to work with the quarterbacks and wide receivers of the 2014 Blue Devils football team. Sanders will be assisting the team from 10 a.m. to noon, and the public is invited to the event.

Sanders, a former standout receiver for the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Tennessee Titans, also coached with the White House coaching staff in last year’s TACA East-West All-Star Classic in December in Cookeville. Sanders has maintained a strong relationship with the White House staff since 2007.

At Ohio State, he was also a member of the track and field teams and set school records in long jump and relay from 1992-94. In three years as a starter for the Buckeyes football team, he caught 71 passes for 1,120 yards. He was named the All-Sports Athlete of the Year at OSU in 1994.

He was drafted in the third round by the Houston Oilers in 1995, and spent seven years with the organization including the move to Tennessee and being a member of the Super Bowl team in 1998. He caught 177 balls for 3,285 yards. After coaching at Christ Presbyterian Academy as an assistant, he is now a wide receivers coach at Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville.