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2009 Hall of Fame: Bill Kottas and Ingle Martin

November 25, 2009

Bill Kottas played in the Brentwood Academy-MBA rivalry his sophomore, junior, and senior years. As captain of the 2006 squad, Bill led Brentwood to an impressive 42-7 victory over MBA, an 11-1 record, and a Tennessee Division II-AAA State Championship. He was also captain of the basketball team that won state championships three years in a row and was selected as an All-Region basketball player at point guard his junior and senior year. Bill was a sprinter on the varsity track team and helped his school capture four state championships in track and field. He currently plays wide receiver and special teams at Samford University. Marine Staff Sergeant James Hill presented his award.

Ingle Martin belongs to the Montgomery Bell Academy Class of 2000 and had a 4-1 career record against Brentwood Academy. He was ranked among the nation’s top prep quarterbacks and led the Big Red to three consecutive state titles, including two wins over Brentwood. During his sophomore year, Ingle avenged an earlier regular season loss with a 21-19 victory over BA in the state championship game. In his junior year, he led his team to a 30-0 win over the Eagles and was later named Offensive MVP of the Clinic Bowl State Championship Game against Christian Brothers. And in his senior year, Ingle threw a touchdown pass in the state championship game against Brentwood, leading the Big Red to an 8-7 win. Ingle was named All-State in football and Division II AA Mr. Football Back of the Year during his junior and senior years and finished high school with a 32-game winning streak. He has since gone on to play for the NFL and is currently a quarterback for the New York Sentinels. William Liles accepted the award from Marine Sergeant Andy Hurt on behalf of Ingle.

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