Eagles Beyond BA

Each year, BA student-athletes are offered opportunities to continue their education and to be a part of athletics beyond their high school years. Many men and women are awarded scholarships to play at the college level and others qualify for teams due to their academic accomplishments and excellent training while at BA. We celebrate the opportunities for these alumni to participate at the next level.   A few of our alumni participate in their chosen sport beyond college by competing at the next level or coaching. We are honored to recognize them, as well.  

Class of:           Alumni Sport/League Team
1981 Kent Austin CFL Football Head Coach, Hamilton Tiger Cats
1984 Mike McIntyre NCAA Football Head Coach, University of Colorado
2003 King Dunlap NFL Football San Diego Chargers (NFL)
2005 Andrew Bumbalough Nike Track Bowerman Track Club, Portland, OR
2006 Brandan Wright NBA Basketball Memphis Grizzlies (NBA)
2007 Victoria Dunlap Euro Basketball Club Baloncesto Aros Leon (Spain)
2008 Jacob Stallings MLB Pittsburgh Pirates
2009 Ryan Carrethers NFL Football San Diego Chargers (NFL)
2012 Woody Baron Football Virginia Tech University
  Kaylor Murray
Women's Track
Hampton University (VA)
  Al Thompson
Football
Cumberland University
  Hunter Wood
Baseball
Carson-Newman University
  Justin Anderson
Football
Samford University
       
       
       
2013
Jailen Murphy
Basketball
Cumberland University
  Brown Bailey Cross Country US Military Academy at West Point
  Reid Besch Football Rhodes College 
  Griffin Ganick Baseball Trevecca Nazarene University
  Will Haynie MLB Colorado Rockies
  Connor Johnson Football Air Force Academy
  Amos Mason Football US Naval Academy
  Baylor McKay Soccer Trevecca Nazarene University
  Stephen Miller Football Virginia Military Institute
  Jalen Ramsey NFL Jacksonville Jaguars
  Max Staver Football Houston Baptist University
  Diamond Stewart Women's Volleyball Sewanee University of the South
  Brianna Tate Track University of Mississippi
  Deanna Tate Track University of Mississippi
  D'Montre Wade Football Murray State University
  Derek Barnett Football University of Tennessee
2014 Aaquil Annoor Football Furman University
  Andrew Bull Cross Country/Track University of Alabama
  Garrett Bull Cross Country/Track University of Alabama
  Allison Cheeseman Cross Country/Track Davidson University
  George Chunn Tennis Birmingham Southern University
  Kyle Conger Baseball Belmont University
  Marcus Graham Football Lindsey Wilson College
  Joseph Johnson Football Tennessee State University
       
       
  Kamil Malone Football Lindsey Wilson University
  Jonah Reels Football Johns Hopkins University
  Tyler Swafford Football Eastern Kentucky University
  Brandon Taylor Football Houston Baptist University
  Lindsay Weldon Dance Team University of Mississippi
  Abbie Whitehurst Womens' Track Belmont University 
2015 Michael Beamon Football Tyler Junior College
  Justin Becci Wrestling Air Force Academy
  Will Boling Cross Country University of Tennessee
  Shawn Brashers Football Bethel College
  Camille Caldwell Women's Track Samford University
  Jacob Cretin Football Wheaton College
  India Hall Women's Basketball University of South Alabama
  Jordan James Football Georgetown College (KY)
  Dawson Knox Football University of Mississippi
       
  Vance Lipsey Wrestling Bethany College
  Shon Lumpkin Football Georgetown College (KY)
  Maycie McKay Women's Soccer Lipscomb University
  Megan Meadow Women's Track Samford University
  Clay Morrison Baseball Wheaton College
  Jackson Pittman Football US Naval Academy
  Mackenzie Phillips Women's Tennis Washington University (St. Louis)
  Tysen Terrell Football University of Memphis
  Ryan Victory Baseball Carson-Newman University
2016 Brandon Adams Football Georgia Tech University
  Joshua Bell Cross Country/Track Georgetown University
  Robert Burke Football Samford University
  Ryan Franklin Baseball Kalamazoo College
  Brian Garvey Football University of Tennessee
  Braeden Grundy Soccer Harding University
  Meg Helton Cross Country/Track Asbury College
  Chris Hopkins Football Austin Peay State University
  Breuna Jackson Basketball Morehead State University
  Ryan Johnson Football University of Tennessee
  Bryce Mathews Football University of Mississippi
  Prince Momodu Football Austin Peay State University
  Max Mullen Football Wheaton College
  George Patrick Track and Field University of Texas
  Coutrell Plair Football Samford University
  Andrew Powell Cross Country/Track University of Texas
  Jack Propst Football University of Mississippi
  Michael Renner Cross Country/Track Arizona State University
  Parker Suedekum Basketball Lee University
  Thomas Swafford Baseball Abilene Christian University
  Trent Taylor Football Austin Peay State University
  Isaac Way Football University of Mississippi
  Sommer Grace Weldon Dance Team University of Mississippi
  Jessica Wingo Swimming University of Kentucky

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