As usual for the Patriots, the offensive star was junior quarterback Sawyer Deerman, who is listed at 5-10, 165 but plays much bigger. Deerman threw two touchdown passes and scored two more on the ground to help put the Choctaws away.
American Christian Academy head football coach Chris Smelley has resigned his position according to ACA Athletic Director Rob Cain and our own Gary Harris. Smelley's resignation comes just three weeks before the Patriots are set to open their 2021 season.
Friday night, the American Christian Patriots (8-0, 6-0) dismantled the Dallas County Hornets (3-5, 3-3) 47-16. From start to finish, ACA dominated with over 330 total yards and seven total touchdowns. This eighth straight win secured ACA a third straight region title.
Tuscaloosa native and American Christian Academy standout athlete Kamari Lassiter announced his top-six college choices on Twitter this evening and it was filled with big name football programs. Lassiter is a 6-foot, 185 pound cornerback who the 247Sports Composite ranks as the number 11 recruit in the state of Alabama. He narrows down his top-six schools to Alabama, Auburn, LSU, Georgia, Florida State and Georgia Tech.