2023 Smith County High School Football Preview


Luke Dycus of DTC Sports goes one-on-one with Owls’ head football coach Matt Dyer about the upcoming 2023 high school football season.

Head Coach: Matt Dyer (3rd Season, 17-8 Overall, 7-1 Region, 3-2 Postseason)

2022 Overall: 11-2 (1st in Region 5-3A)
Playoffs: Beat Sycamore 41-0 in the first round. Defeated Fairview 28-6 in second round. Lost to East Nashville 27-40 in quarterfinals.
Season Notes: The Owls captured their first region championship in five years last season. Smith County will turn to freshman Riley Martin under center with all-around leader Peyton Hix anchoring both sides of the ball as the competition will be tough in a loaded Region 3-2A.

Thu Aug. 17 – at Gordonsville (on DTC3)
Fri Aug. 25 – at DeKalb County
Fri Sep. 1 – Liberty Creek
Fri Sep. 8 – at Macon Co.
Fri Sep. 15 – Trousdale Co*
Fri Sep. 22 – at East Robertson*
Fri Sep. 29 – Upperman
Fri Oct. 6 – at Jackson County*
Fri Oct. 13 – Westmoreland* (on DTC3)
Fri Oct. 27 – Monterey* (on DTC3)