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Gulf Shores Dolphins

Head Coach: Jamie Williams (second season)
Stadium: Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium
Career Record: 3 seasons, (8-22)
At Gulf Shores: one season, (1-9)
2016 Enrollment:  613
Rank:  88th in the AHSAA, 56th in Class 6A

Overall Record:   62-99   (38.0%)
Last 25 years:   62-99   (38.0%)  (Rank: 294th in the AHSAA, 48th in Class 6A)
Since 2010:   26-35  (43.0%)  (Rank: 236th in the AHSAA, 43rd in Class 6A)
Last Playoff Appearance:   2013
Last Region Championship:   Never
Last Winning Season:   2013
Last Losing Season:   2015

Class:  6A              Region:   1
Record:  1-9
Region Record:   1-7, (ninth)
Playoff Record:   Did not qualify.
Final ASWA Poll:   Not Ranked
Scoring:  135 (13.5)
Defense:  301 (30.1)

Class: 6A              Region:   1
Strength of Schedule: 54-53 (50%) (192nd in the AHSAA, 37th in Class 6A)
Region Strength:  51-37 (58%)
Non-Region Strength:  3-16 (16%)

 2015 Results 
 8/20  @ Foley  (7A)   14-17   L  
 8/28  vs. Spanish Fort  (6A)  *  10-49   L  
 9/4  @ Baldwin County  (6A)  *  14-31   L  
 9/11  vs. Saraland  (6A)  *  9-17   L  
 9/18  vs. Blount  (6A)  *  0-49   L  
 9/25   OPEN 
 10/2  @ LeFlore  (6A)  *  0-12   L  
 10/9  @ Daphne  (6A)  *  7-28   L  
 10/16  vs. Robertsdale  (6A)  *  34-24   W  
 10/23  @ Citronelle  (6A)  *  27-46   L  
 10/30  vs. Williamson  (5A)   20-28   L  

 2016 Schedule 
 8/19  vs. Mountain Brook  (7A)       
 8/26  @ Baldwin County  (6A)  *      
 9/2  vs. Spanish Fort  (6A)  *      
 9/9  vs. B.C. Rain  (6A)  *      
 9/16  @ LeFlore  (6A)  *      
 9/23  @ Faith Academy  (5A)       
 9/30  @ Saraland  (6A)  *      
 10/7  vs. Daphne  (6A)  *      
 10/14   OPEN 
 10/20  @ Blount  (6A)  *      
 10/28  vs. Robertsdale  (6A)  *      

Class  6A Region  1
Team 2015 Record Scoring                            
B.C. Rain (5A) 3-6168-241
Baldwin County (6A) 5-5288-339
Blount (6A) 10-2511-195
Daphne (6A) 6-5246-277
Gulf Shores (6A) 1-9135-301
LeFlore (6A) 3-7133-302
Robertsdale (6A) 1-9155-325
Saraland (6A) 8-3365-230
Spanish Fort (6A) 15-0619-265

 2016 Preview 

       Gulf Shores finished the 2015 season with a disappointing 1-9 record. Last year Gulf Shores finished ninth in Class 6A region one with a 1-7 region record and failed to qualify for the playoffs.

       The Dolphins lost as many games as in any season since 2003.

       The offense struggled putting points on the score board as Gulf Shores averaged scoring just 13.5 points a game.

       Since 2010, Gulf Shores has gone a combined 26-35. Their 43.0% winning percentage ranks 43rd in Class 6A over the past six seasons.

       Over the past 16 seasons, Gulf Shores has managed to compile a record of 62-99. Their 38.0% winning percentage ranks 48th in Class 6A and 294th in the AHSAA.

       The Dolphins are led by head coach Jamie Williams who is entering his second season at the helm. His team finished with a 1-9 record in his first season at Gulf Shores. The Dolphins have yet to reach the playoffs under his direction. They have not won a region crown with Coach Williams.

       Coach Williams' overall record as a head football coach in three season stands at 8-22 (26.7%). Over the course of his career, Coach Williams' teams have qualified for the playoffs a total of one time .

       The Gulf Shores Dolphins will play in Class 6A region one during the 2016 season.

       This season, the Dolphins will be a long shot for one of the four playoff spots in region one.

       The Dolphins open the 2016 season at home against non-region opponent Mountain Brook on Friday, August 19 at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium. Last year the Mountain Brook Spartans finished with an overall record of 3-7 and in seventh place in Class 7A region three. The Spartans ended last season on a positive note with a win over Huffman by a score of 17-0 after failing to gain a playoff spot.

       Gulf Shores and Mountain Brook have met a total of 2 times on the football field. The Dolphins have a 0-2-0 record against the Spartans. They last met in with


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