Randy Young is the director of the Audio/Video, Television & Film department at Thomas County Central. He oversees the advanced production classes, in which students use the recording of the radio broadcasts combined with their own footage from the football games to create highlight videos used to help them se-
cure scholarship consideration from colleges. This is year 31 for him as the “Voice of the Yellow Jackets,” started when then relatively un-
known junior quarter- back named Charlie Ward began the season as a backup in 1986. During his career, Randy’s distinctive play by play style has helped define the careers of players like Tommy Rainge, Paul Miranda, Johnny Cooksey, Joe Burns, Erik Walden, Debrale Smiley, Ray Drew, Adam Choice, Austin Bryant,
and countless others. He has called six state championship games, nine semi-finals, as well as nearly a dozen games from the Georgia Dome during his tenure. Randy is a 1981 graduate of Central High School, and went on to provide play by play for Valdosta State Blazer baseball, basketball, and football before coming back home. A member of the Thomasville/Thomas County Sports Hall of Fame, Randy is also a previous Teacher of the Year for the Thomas County School System, and was named the National Teacher of the Year by the Military Order of Stars & Bars in 2016.
Jamie Majors has provided all of the inside information from the sidelines for the Jackets for over 15 years, keeping radio listeners on top of all of the ‘scoop’ from as close to the action as possible. A former offensive lineman, Jamie blocked for Charlie Ward early in his career, and graduated from
Central in 1989. Jamie is also a talented drummer and vocalist in the well-known regional band ‘Eli.’
C.J. McCann graduated from TCCHS in 2016, where he was involved in Video Broadcasting and competed in FFA. I competed in the region meats evaluation competition for the FFA at TCCHS. His love for football comes from the history of it, which is why he enjoys doing stats for the radio broadcasts. For C.J.,
those statistics puts performance into numbers and etches great players in history. His family has always supported and attended TCCHS, and are proud to be Yellow Jackets
Jeffery “Bryan” Davis has always had a passion for radio. Growing up, his father Jeff was a DJ at the former gospel station WJEP. Growing up in this environment started a fire in Bryan’s heart for radio, and finally in high school he had a chance to fan the flames. As a student in the TCCHS Broadcasting
Department, he tackled radio and announcing head on. Always commended for having a “Voice for Ra- dio” Bryan would also do the PA announcing for the middle school football games for both the 2013 and 2014 seasons, and become one of a few students to appear live on the varsity radio broadcasts. His senior
year he was the voice of the in-game scoreboard, giving live scoring reports between quarters and during halftime. He also did “Tailgate Show” interviews on nearly every game his senior year. Bryan is in his third year as an employee in the Thomas County School System through the Maintenance Department.