Desoto County Sports

Patterson, Thomason named to All-State football team

Two members of this year’s Northpoint Christian School football team have been named first-team selections for Tennessee’s Division II-AA by the Tennessee Football Coaches Association.

The pair chosen were quarterback Jack Patterson and wide receiver Jackson Thomason.

A sophomore, Patterson completed 71.7 percent of his passes for 3,129 yards and 32 touchdowns with 12 interceptions for a Trojans’ team that finished 5-6 this fall and reached the Division II-AA playoffs.

Thomason, a senior, was Patterson’s favorite target as the Trojans’ leading receiver with 68 catches for 1,061 yards and 12 touchdowns. He averaged 15.6 yards per catch and 96.5 yards receiving per game.

The complete all-state team selectcions in Division II-AA are shown here.

Tennessee Football Coaches Association Division II-AA All-State football team

Bob Bakken

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