The Dynamite Dozen is the Times Free Press list of the top 12 senior college football prospects in our coverage area. The list is picked by the Times Free Press staff after talking with dozens of college and high school coaches. Check back to timesfreepress.com tomorrow at 4 p.m. for the next prospect on this list.
Defensive end/tight end
Colleges interested: UTC, MTSU, Tennessee, Kentucky, Iowa State, ETSU
Coach’s quote: “Courtney’s a good athlete, a hard worker, and he has the potential to be a big-time college football player.” — Chad Grabowski
Ward Gossett is an assistant sports editor and writer for the Times Free Press. Ward has a long history in Chattanooga journalism. He actually wrote a bylined story for the Chattanooga News-Free Press as a third-grader. He Began working part-time there in 1968 and was hired full time in 1970. Ward now covers high school athletics, primarily football, wrestling and baseball and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling. Over a 40-year career, he has covered ...