Notable Rugby Players with Connections to Tennessee
Made 55 appearances for the Scottish National Team with 20 tries (the fourth-top try scorer for Scotland). Played in both the 2015 and 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Current player for MLR's NOLA Gold Franchise. He played for the USA U17 and U18 national rugby teams as well as the Ospreys in Wales.
College: University of Tennessee
Taken with the #18 overall pick in the 2022 MLR Draft by the Utah Warriors. Won the 2021 USA Div. I Collegiate Club Rugby National Championship
Played for MLR's former franchise, the Glendale Raptors from 2018-2019. He attended Father Ryan High School and Middle Tennessee State University.
Plays with the Premier Rugby Sevens USA League for the Headliners. He played collegiate rugby at Life University.
Was a Collegiate All-American in 7s and 15s from 2015-2017. She received her first cap as a USA Eagle in 2018.
Was a Collegiate All-American, Junior All-American, and High School All-American. She is also a capped Eagle.
Taken with the #21 overall pick in the 2022 MLR Draft by the San Diego Legion. First team All-Conference in the Gold Coast Conference
Taken with the #29 overall pick in the 2021 MLR Collegiate Draft by the Seattle Seawolves. Played collegiate rugby at the University of Memphis.
Winner of NBC's "Songland" in 2020, he relocated to Nashville to pursue his music career. He played rugby for Bowling Green State University in Ohio.
Current player for MLR's NOLA Gold franchise with experience playing for Rugby ATL. He was a 1st Team Collegiate All-American in 7s & 15s (2018-2019) and led Life University to three national championships.
Played for the USA Eagles Sevens Team in the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series in 2016-2017. Before her international caps, she helped win a Club 7s national championship for the American Rugby Pro Training Center.
Taken with the #27 overall pick in the 2021 MLR Collegiate Draft by the Dallas Jackals. He played for Arkansas State, University of Memphis, and the Headliners (Premier Rugby Sevens League).
Played with MLR's Seattle Seawolves from 2018-2020. He was a former College All-American, College 7s Player of the Year, and USA Eagles Sevens Player.