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B.B. Comer Tigers

Head Coach: Mike Battles Sr. (second season)
Stadium: Legion Stadium
Career Record: 31 seasons, (213-126 -1)
At B.B. Comer: one season, (4-6)
2016 Enrollment:  230
Rank:  265th in the AHSAA, 54th in Class 3A

Overall Record:   397-472-25   (46.0%)
Last 25 years:   100-162   (38.0%)  (Rank: 295th in the AHSAA, 47th in Class 3A)
Since 2010:   19-43  (31.0%)  (Rank: 303rd in the AHSAA, 46th in Class 3A)
Last Playoff Appearance:   2013
Last Region Championship:   1995
Last Winning Season:   2001
Last Losing Season:   2015

Class:  3A              Region:   3
Record:  4-6
Region Record:   2-4, (fifth)
Playoff Record:   Did not qualify.
Final ASWA Poll:   Not Ranked
Scoring:  249 (24.9)
Defense:  312 (31.2)

Class: 3A              Region:   3
Strength of Schedule: 58-50 (54%) (105th in the AHSAA, 20th in Class 3A)
Region Strength:  29-34 (46%)
Non-Region Strength:  29-16 (64%)

 2015 Results 
 8/21   OPEN 
 8/28  @ Childersburg  (4A)   7-54   L  
 9/4  vs. Prattville Christian  (3A)  *  48-32   W  
 9/11  @ Beulah  (3A)  *  22-8   W  
 9/18  vs. Montgomery Academy  (3A)  *  22-28   L  
 9/25  @ Vincent  (2A)   54-0   W  
 10/2  vs. Fayetteville  (2A)   50-27   W  
 10/9  @ Fultondale  (3A)  *  6-27   L  
 10/16  vs. Midfield  (3A)  *  15-47   L  
 10/23  @ Central Coosa  (3A)  *  19-40   L  
 10/30  vs. Sylacauga  (5A)   6-49   L  

 2016 Schedule 
 8/19   OPEN 
 8/26  vs. Weaver  (3A)       
 9/2  @ Pike County  (3A)  *      
 9/9  vs. Montevallo  (3A)       
 9/16  @ Montgomery Academy  (3A)  *      
 9/23  vs. Talladega County Central  (1A)       
 9/30  @ Southside Selma  (3A)  *      
 10/7  vs. Central Coosa  (3A)  *      
 10/14  @ Prattville Christian  (3A)  *      
 10/21  vs. Beulah  (3A)  *      
 10/28  @ Fayetteville  (2A)       

Class  3A Region  3
Team 2015 Record Scoring                            
B.B. Comer (3A) 4-6249-312
Beulah (3A) 1-960-325
Central Coosa (3A) 5-6328-418
Montgomery Academy (3A) 9-2363-155
Pike County (3A) 9-2425-97
Prattville Christian (3A) 3-7189-326
Southside Selma (4A) 2-8245-420

 2016 Preview 

       B.B. Comer completed the 2015 season with a 4-6 record. Last year B.B. Comer just missed making the playoffs with a fifth place finish in Class 3A region three with a 2-4 region record.

       The Tigers last playoff victory came during the 2000 season. They would love to break through this year with a post season win.

       The Tigers would prefer to forget the past two seasons as they have finished with a 4-16 record. Since 2010, B.B. Comer has gone a combined 19-43. Their 31.0% winning percentage ranks 46th in Class 3A over the past six seasons.

       Over the past 25 seasons, B.B. Comer has managed to compile a record of 100-162. Their 38.0% winning percentage ranks 47th in Class 3A and 295th in the AHSAA. Their last winning season was 2001.

       The Tigers are led by head coach Mike Battles Sr. who is entering his second season at the helm. His team finished with a 4-6 record in his first season at B.B. Comer. The Tigers saw improvement from a 0-10 record the season before coach Battles Sr. arrived. The Tigers have yet to reach the playoffs under his direction. They have not won a region crown with Coach Battles Sr..

       Coach Battles Sr.'s overall record as a head football coach in thirty-one season stands at 213-126 -1 (62.8%). His 213 wins rank 9th among active coaches in the AHSAA. Over the course of his career, Coach Battles Sr.'s teams have qualified for the playoffs a total of seventeen times and won six region championships. Coach Battles Sr. won a state championship at Handley in 2011.

       The B.B. Comer Tigers will play in Class 3A region three during the 2016 season.

       The Tigers will be in the mix for one of the last two playoff spots in region three this season. B.B. Comer missed the playoffs the past couple of seasons but hope to return to the post season this year.

       The Tigers open the 2016 season at home against non-region opponent Weaver on Friday, August 26 at Legion Stadium. Last year the Weaver Bearcats finished with an overall record of 5-6 and in fourth place in Class 3A region six. The Bearcats lost in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs to Madison Academy by a score of 56-21.

       B.B. Comer and Weaver have met a total of 10 times on the football field. The Tigers have a 3-7-0 record against the Bearcats. They last met in 2001 with B.B. Comer winning by a score of 19-7.


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