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Elizabethon's head coach nominated for Tennessee Titans award

October 1st, 2013 3:33 pm by George Thwaites

Elizabethon's head coach  nominated for Tennessee Titans award

NASHVILLE — Elizabethton football coach Shawn Witten is among four nominees for the Week 5 Tennessee Titans Coach of the Week award.

Witten’s Cyclones (4-1) , the eighth-ranked 4A team in Tennessee, beat Tennessee High 35-13 on Friday night in Bristol. The Vikings are the seventh-ranked 5A team in the state.

Other Week 5 candidates include Nashville Overton’s Terry Anderson, whose Bobcats beat Ravenwood 34-33 in overtime; Franklin County’s James Carr, whose Rebels beat Marshall County 47-34; and Union City’s Darren Bowling, whose Tornadoes beat Dresden 42-32.

The coaches, who were nominated by media across the state, will be open to public voting here. The ballot will remain open through 9 a.m. Eastern on Thursday. 

Coach of the week winners will receive $1,000 grants to be applied toward equipment or facilities upgrades at their respective programs. Coach of the Year awards will be presented after the conclusion of the TSSAA playoffs, resulting in additional $2,000 grants to winning programs.

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