GREGG HAMPTON

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GALLATIN, Tenn – Station Camp High School and head football coach Shaun Hollinsworth announced at a team fundraiser on Friday night (July 27) that the program will retire the No. 3 jersey worn by former standout wide receiver Josh Malone.

“With all the things

he's accomplished in

his high school career,

college career and now

he's in the NFL, this is

an awesome thing,”

Hollinsworth said. “Not only is he a great athlete, but he's a great person, a great student, he's just a great teammate as well, so we're really excited about this.”

A retirement ceremony will be held at halftime of Station Camp's homecoming game against Rossview on Sept. 14.

“I know our kids are going to be pumped up with it being homecoming and this going on,” Hollinsworth added. “That's one of the events this year I'm really looking forward to.”

Malone, the first player from Station Camp to play in the NFL is a second-year pro with the Cincinnati Bengals. He helped Station Camp to a 9-3 record and an appearance in the second round of the TSSAA playoffs during his senior season in 2013. That year, Malone caught 71 passes for 1,404 yards and 19 touchdowns.

Josh Malone with his 2013 Mr. Football Award. THE TENNESSEAN

Running the ball, he had 23 carries for 227 yards and five scores. He scored a total of 31 touchdowns, doing it four ways (receiving, rushing, kickoff return and interception return) on his way to being named to the 2014 U.S. Army All-America Team and 2013 Mr. Footbal in Tennessee.

At the University of Tennessee, Malone had 1,608 yards receiving on 104 catches and 14 touchdowns in three seasons. His junior season in 2016 saw him catch 50 balls for 972 yards and 11 scores

He was selected in the fourth round (128th overall) of the 2017 NFL draft by the Bengals.

Malone finished his rookie season with the Bengals with six catches in 17 targets for 63 yards and a touchdown. He also had three catches go for first downs and had 2 yards rushing on two rushing attempts.

JOSH MALONE

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STATION CAMP TO RETIRE JOSH MALONE'S NO. 3 JERSEY

STATION CAMP TO RETIRE JOSH MALONE'S NO. 3 JERSEY

Josh Malone is the first Station Camp graduate to play in the NFL.


As a junior for the Bison in 2012, Malone caught 28 passes for 408  yards and five touchdowns. He also had 15 rushes for 101 yards and a score.


As a senior, Malone caught 71 balls for 1,404 yards and 19 touchdowns. Running the ball, he had 23 carries for 227 yards and five scores. He scored a total of 31 touchdowns, doing it four ways (receiving, rushing, kickoff return and interception return).


Malone played in the 2014 U.S. Army All-American Game and was named Mr. Football in Tennessee in 2013.


According to his bio at the University of Tennessee, he:

  • Rated four-star by 247Sports (No. 46 national prospect, No. 5 wide receiver, No. 2 prospect in Tennessee)

  • Rated four-star by ESPN (No. 48 national prospect, No. 6 wide receiver, No. 1 prospect in Tennessee)

  • Rated five-star by Rivals (No. 20 national prospect, No. 2 wide receiver, No. 2 prospect in Tennessee)

  • Rated four-star by Scout (No. 10 wide receiver)

  • Participated in The Opening 2013, showcasing the nation's elite prospects

  • Earned First Team All-State honors from Tennessee Sports Writers Association as a senior

  • Was a member of The Tennessean Dandy Dozen

His finished his career with the Vols with 1,608 yards receiving on 104 catches and 14 touchdowns. His junior season in 2016 saw him catch 50 balls for 972 yards and 11 scores.


He was selected in the fourth round (128th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals.


Malone finished his rookie season with the Bengals with six catches in 17 targets for 63 yards and a touchdown. He also had three catches go for first downs and had 2 yards rushing on two rushing attempts.

​​​​​​In 1765 the Long Hunters came to the East bank of Station Camp Creek and declared this to be ...

The Home of the Bison

LINKS


Season Stats


Cincinnati Bengals bio


NFL.com draft bio


University of Tennessee bio



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