The stage was set for football on a perfect fall night in Brentwood, Tennessee. A standing room only crowd of 6,569 packed Carlton Platt Stadium to witness this rivalry.
The recipient from Brentwood is senior defensive back Kwazel Bertrand, is a three-year letterman in football, basketball, and track. He is also a member of the Leadership Council and the National Junior Honor Society. Kwazel is the son of Felix and Angela Bertrand and plans to pursue a degree in pre-med in college.
MBA’s scholarship winner is Connor Caldwell, son of Billy Ray and Maria Caldwell. Connor is a National Merit Semi Finalist and scored a perfect 36 on the ACT. He is a two-year letterman and captain on the football team, playing defensive line. He has also lettered in track as shot and discus thrower. Connor was a member of the State Championship Science Olympiad where he won six gold and three silver medals the last two years.
Tyler played in the Brentwood-MBA rivalry as a quarterback and linebacker for the Eagles. He was the recipient of the Nick Coutras and Chris Brown Awards during his tenure as an Eagle. Tyler was voted as a team captain during his senior year and was selected as an All-State First Team member. After graduation from Brentwood Academy, Tyler went on to play football at Memphis University.
Spencer was the starting quarterback for Montgomery Bell from 2007-2008. As a starter, he had a record of 23-2 and was 3-0 versus Brentwood Academy. In 2007, Spencer led Montgomery Bell to a 13-0 undefeated season, culminating in a 12-0 victory over Brentwood Academy in the State Championship. In his senior year, he threw for over 2,000 yards and 21 touchdowns, while being selected as a Mr. Football Finalist.