2024 Game Schedule in PDF

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Sumner Co. Middle School Football Website


The Shafer Football Team is open to all 7th and 8th grade students. Interested students should see Coach Overton.

Green and Gold Game - Fri., May 3 at 6:00 pm at Gallatin High School
In 2023, we were one of the more exciting teams in the county to watch. 2024 is going to be a year to remember! If you will be a 7th or 8th grade student in 24-25 school year, you don't want to miss out!
Head Coach: Matt Overton
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Coach Matt Overton: 

Coach Overton is a lifelong resident of Gallatin. He is a 2007 graduate of Gallatin High School where he lettered in three sports. He has played football at the semi-professional and professional levels. He is a 2014 graduate of Tennessee State University with a major in Exercise Science and a 2018 graduate of Union University with a Master of Arts in Education degree. Coach Overton spent 6 years coaching football at Gallatin High School before coming to Shafer. He was voted by his fellow Sumner Co. Middle School Head Coaches as the 2022 Sumner Co. Coach of the Year.

2023 Shafer Green Wave Football Team
 Football Sitting
Football Coaches
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L to R: Chris Carlson, Jerdarion Wilson, Adam Kincaid, Matt Overton, John Tolbert, Blake Holder, Richard Malone
2023 Roster

Our Mission
Sumner County Schools commits to growing learners who are college and career ready through quality instruction, effective use of resources, building a collaborative culture, and strong leadership.

Shared Vision
Shafer Middle School is a place where like-minded individuals work together to provide students with essential building blocks needed for future success.