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Ardmore Tigers

Head Coach: Clint Legg (fourth season)
Stadium: Cooper Field
Career Record: 3 seasons, (12-19)
At Ardmore: 3 seasons, (12-19)
2016 Enrollment:  408
Rank:  139th in the AHSAA, 48th in Class 5A

Overall Record:   293-380-19   (44.0%)
Last 25 years:   74-179   (29.0%)  (Rank: 348th in the AHSAA, 52nd in Class 5A)
Since 2010:   24-37  (39.0%)  (Rank: 251st in the AHSAA, 34th in Class 5A)
Last Playoff Appearance:   2013
Last Region Championship:   1982
Last Winning Season:   2013
Last Losing Season:   2015

Class:  5A              Region:   8
Record:  4-6
Region Record:   2-5, (sixth)
Playoff Record:   Did not qualify.
Final ASWA Poll:   Not Ranked
Scoring:  160 (16.0)
Defense:  297 (29.7)

Class: 5A              Region:   8
Strength of Schedule: 60-42 (59%) (47th in the AHSAA, 8th in Class 5A)
Region Strength:  43-26 (62%)
Non-Region Strength:  17-16 (52%)

 2015 Results 
 8/21   OPEN 
 8/28  @ Elkmont  (4A)   33-20   W  
 9/4  vs. Lawrence County  (5A)  *  0-23   L  
 9/11  @ West Point  (5A)  *  7-42   L  
 9/18  vs. Russellville  (5A)  *  0-52   L  
 9/25  vs. Clements  (3A)   29-6   W  
 10/2  vs. St. John Paul II  (5A)  *  40-6   W  
 10/9  @ J.O. Johnson  (5A)  *  0-33   #Won  
 10/16  vs. Columbia  (5A)  *  16-34   L  
 10/23  @ East Limestone  (5A)  *  14-42   L  
 10/30  @ West Limestone  (4A)   21-39   L  

 2016 Schedule 
 8/19   OPEN 
 8/27  vs. Elkmont  (3A)       
 9/2  @ Brooks  (5A)  *      
 9/9  vs. East Limestone  (5A)  *      
 9/16  @ St. John Paul II  (5A)  *      
 9/23  @ Randolph  (4A)       
 9/29  @ Lee Huntsville  (5A)  *      
 10/7  vs. Lawrence County  (5A)  *      
 10/14  @ Mae Jemison  (5A)  *      
 10/21  vs. Russellville  (5A)  *      
 10/28  @ West Limestone  (4A)       

Class  5A Region  8
Team 2015 Record Scoring                            
Ardmore (5A) 4-6160-297
Brooks (4A) 11-2453-253
East Limestone (5A) 8-3280-203
Lawrence County (5A) 6-5250-332
Lee Huntsville (6A) 6-5275-271
Mae Jemison () 0-00-0
Russellville (5A) 11-2408-175
St. John Paul II (5A) 1-9107-493

 2016 Preview 

       Ardmore completed the 2015 season with a 4-6 record. Last year Ardmore finished sixth in Class 5A region eight with a 2-5 region record and failed to qualify for the playoffs.

       The Tigers have never won a playoff game in the school's history. They would like to break through and pick up that first post season victory in 2016.

       Ardmore was inconsistent offensively last year and that needs to pick up if the Tigers want to be competitive. They only averaged 16.0 points a game.

       Since 2010, Ardmore has gone a combined 24-37. Their 39.0% winning percentage ranks 34th in Class 5A over the past six seasons.

       Over the past 25 seasons, Ardmore has not won much with a record of 74-179. Their 29.0% winning percentage ranks 52nd in Class 5A and 348th in the AHSAA.

       The Tigers are led by head coach Clint Legg who is entering his fourth season at the helm. He has compiled a record of 12-19 over the past three seasons at Ardmore. Under his direction the Tigers have qualified for the playoffs once. They have not won a region crown with Coach Legg.

       Coach Legg's overall record as a head football coach in three season stands at 12-19 (38.7%).

       The Ardmore Tigers will play in Class 5A region eight during the 2016 season. The Tigers have one of the toughest schedules in Class 5A. Their opponents had a combined record of 60-42 last season. That ranks 8th in Class 5A and 47th in the AHSAA.

       It will be an uphill battle for the Tigers if they hope to grab one of the four playoff slots in region eight this season.

       The Tigers open the 2016 season at home against non-region opponent Elkmont on Friday, August 26 at Cooper Field. Last year the Elkmont Red Devils finished with an overall record of 2-8 and in seventh place in Class 4A region eight. The Red Devils ended last season on a positive note with a win over Clements by a score of 45-31 after failing to gain a playoff spot.

       Ardmore and Elkmont have met a total of 74 times on the football field. The Tigers have a 47-27-0 record against the Red Devils. They last met in 2015 with Ardmore winning by a score of 33-20.


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