Isaiah Mack named Socon Defensive Player of the Year
sacks, which is fourth-place all-time at UTC behind Davis Tull (37.0-2011-14), Keionta Davis (31.0-2013-16) and Joshua Williams ( 23.52009-12). His 41.0 career TFLS are third all-time at UTC, trailing Tull (60.0) and Davis (43.0).
Nunnelly, who played at nearby Walker Valley High School, had one of the most prolific seasons for a receiver in school history. He posted 1,237 receiving yards on 79 catches with seven touchdowns, just 47 yards shy of the school record (1,284) set by Joel Bradford in 2010. He was second in the Socon and seventh in the nation with 112.5 receiving yards per game and 3rd/8th in receptions per game (7.2).
Orr, the Chattanooga Notre Dame product, had four picks on the year, which was second in the Socon. Dowdell added three interceptions of his own this season. Mahaffey was a repeat selection on the second team, while the others made their first appearances. Maxwell finished with 5.5 sacks, which is second-most by a freshman in school history (Josh Williams–7.0 in 2009).
Ex-northwest Whitfield Bruin Isaiah Mack was named as the Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Year last week. Mack is the sixth Moc player to ever earn the award.