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Fairfield Tigers

Head Coach: L.C. Cole (second season)
Stadium: Clements Field
Career Record: 5 seasons, (19-33)
At Fairfield: one season, (6-4)
2016 Enrollment:  402
Rank:  145th in the AHSAA, 53rd in Class 5A

 History 
Overall Record:   472-406-26   (54.0%)
Last 25 years:   128-139   (48.0%)  (Rank: 207th in the AHSAA, 32nd in Class 5A)
Since 2010:   38-24  (61.0%)  (Rank: 114th in the AHSAA, 18th in Class 5A)
Last Playoff Appearance:   2011
Last Region Championship:   2005
Last Winning Season:   2015
Last Losing Season:   2007

 2015 
Class:  5A              Region:   5
Record:  6-4
Region Record:   3-4, (fifth)
Playoff Record:   Did not qualify.
Final ASWA Poll:   Not Ranked
Scoring:  208 (20.8)
Defense:  189 (18.9)

College Signees lost to Graduation
      Corey Brown,   WR  [Lane College]
      Clay Cole,   WR  [Morehouse]
      Darrien Evans,   LB  [Lane College]
      James Tolbert,   LB  [Lane College]

 2016 
Class: 5A              Region:   5
Strength of Schedule: 54-54 (50%) (191st in the AHSAA, 30th in Class 5A)
Region Strength:  36-39 (48%)
Non-Region Strength:  18-15 (54%)




 2015 Results 
 8/21   OPEN 
 8/28  vs. Fultondale  (3A)   21-0   W  
 9/4  @ Corner  (5A)  *  47-35   W  
 9/11  vs. Wenonah  (5A)  *  14-22   L  
 9/18  @ Parker  (5A)  *  0-21   L  
 9/25  vs. Midfield  (3A)   13-0   W  
 10/2  @ Dora  (5A)  *  42-24   W  
 10/9  vs. Pleasant Grove  (5A)  *  12-13   L  
 10/15  @ Ramsay  (5A)  *  7-34   L  
 10/23  vs. Carver Birmingham  (5A)  *  17-14   W  
 10/31  @ Sidney Lanier  (5A)   35-26   W  


 2016 Schedule 
 8/19   OPEN 
 8/26  vs. Central Phenix City  (7A)       
 9/2  @ Pleasant Grove  (5A)  *      
 9/9  vs. Woodlawn  (5A)  *      
 9/16  @ Briarwood  (5A)  *      
 9/23  vs. Midfield  (3A)       
 9/30  vs. Shelby County  (5A)  *      
 10/7  vs. St. Clair County  (5A)  *      
 10/13  @ Wenonah  (5A)  *      
 10/21  vs. Moody  (5A)  *      
 10/27  vs. Jackson-Olin  (6A)       
 11/4  @ Hayden        
 11/11  vs. Scottsboro        



Class  5A Region  5
Team 2015 Record Scoring                            
Briarwood (6A) 5-7178-244
Fairfield (5A) 6-4208-189
Moody (5A) 6-4232-313
Pleasant Grove (5A) 8-4307-236
Shelby County (5A) 3-7334-307
St. Clair County (5A) 3-7205-260
Wenonah (5A) 10-1311-102
Woodlawn (6A) 1-968-333


 2016 Preview 


       Fairfield completed the 2015 season with a 6-4 record. Last year Fairfield just missed making the playoffs with a fifth place finish in Class 5A region five with a 3-4 region record.

       The Tigers have not qualified for the playoffs since the 2011 season and would love to end that streak this year.

       Since 2010, Fairfield has gone a combined 38-24. Their 61.0% winning percentage ranks 18th in Class 5A over the past six seasons.

       Over the past 25 seasons, Fairfield has managed to compile a record of 128-139. Their 48.0% winning percentage ranks 32nd in Class 5A and 207th in the AHSAA. Their last losing season was 2007.

       The Tigers are led by head coach L.C. Cole who is entering his second season at the helm. His team finished with a 6-4 record in his first season at Fairfield. The Tigers have yet to reach the playoffs under his direction. They have not won a region crown with Coach Cole.

       Coach Cole's overall record as a head football coach in five season stands at 19-33 (36.5%). Over the course of his career, Coach Cole's teams have qualified for the playoffs a total of two times .

       The Fairfield Tigers will play in Class 5A region five during the 2016 season.

       The Tigers will be in the mix for one of the last two playoff spots in region five this season. Fairfield has failed to qualify for the playoffs since 2011 but hope to return to the post season this year.

       The Tigers open the 2016 season at home against non-region opponent Central Phenix City on Friday, August 26 at Clements Field. Last year the Central Phenix City Red Devils finished with an overall record of 9-4 and in first place in Class 7A region two. The Red Devils lost in the semi-finals round of the Class 7A playoffs to McGill-Toolen by a score of 26-21.

       Fairfield and Central Phenix City have met a total of 2 times on the football field. The Tigers have a 0-2-0 record against the Red Devils. They last met in with

       Fairfield returns 5A All-State Senior running back Valadin Spencer. He was named to the honorable mention team last season.

  


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