2021 Bradford County Tornadoes Football

Posted On: 04/1/21 8:06 AM

While this past season may not have worked out the way that head coach Brian Tomlinson hoped it would, there was still plenty to build from.

Finishing 5-6 with a playoff win over Keystone Heights (40-14) and a season-ending 9-6 setback against Bushnell South Sumter showed Starke-Bradford County’s football team that they can compete, and have the talent to take it one step further in 2021.

As the Tornadoes look back to last season, there is no reason to dwell on losses to 5A power Baker County (33-6), 2A state runner up Jacksonville University Christian (33-22), Live Oak Suwannee (38-20), 1A power Madison County (14-0) and South Sumter in the regular season.

Those losses served a purpose for this program – and that is something that the entire coaching staff believes could be the motivation needed to have a big season.

While the senior class is not large, it is talent – with Sincere Hankerson (DE, 6-2, 203 - 2.6 GPA), Trent Hankerson (Athlete, -5-5, 140 – 2.9 GPA), Nathaniel Smith (OL – 3.162 GPA), Jontez Williams (WR/DB, 6-1, 185 – 2.7 GPA) and talented two-way (RB/LB) standout Isaiah Wilcox (5-10, 170 – 2.5 GPA).


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