MJ's Dillard is a Class AAA Mr. Football finalist

Mt. Juliet Highs senior offensive lineman Brett Dillard was announced Tuesday afternoon as a finalist for the 2011 Class AAA Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Award.

Dillard has been a mainstay of the offensive front and is a three-year starter at left tackle. He stands 6-3, 280 and scored a 29 on the ACT.

Brett is an outstanding young man and a real leader on our football team, said MJ head coach Roger Perry. Were proud for him and his family.

The other two Class AAA Lineman finalists are: Jay Guillermo from Maryville and Andrew Jelks from Henry County.

The Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards will be presented to the top 10 backs and linemen in five classifications of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association on Monday, Nov. 28 at the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center in Murfreesboro.

For the tenth consecutive year, the top kicker in the state will be recognized with a Mr. Football Award.

Mt. Juliet improved to 11-0 on the season following a 35-27 victory over Oakland Friday, Nov. 4 in the first round of the Class 6A playoffs.

The Golden Bears will host Siegel (8-3) in the second round Nov. 11 at 7 p.m.