Tribute to Tennessee High School Football Coaches


September 29, 2022

Mickey Marley

NOTE: Mickey Marley played football at Franklin High School (Class of 1976). He played football at UT-Martin and graduated in 1981. His head coaching career was exclusively at University School of Jackson (1988-2015).

I have a couple of stories to tell you, but they're both rather short. I hope that's OK.

The first one involves a kid named Jake Overbey. Jake was a great quarterback for us. He won the Mr. Football award in both 2009 and 2010.

This story goes to show you how you can make football a lot more complicated than it really is. Jake started for us as a sophomore. One afternoon, h...

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