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Madison County Tigers

Head Coach: Scott Sharp (first season)
Stadium: Tiger Stadium
Career Record: 5 seasons, (29-27)
At Madison County: First season
2016 Enrollment:  346
Rank:  174th in the AHSAA, 24th in Class 4A

Overall Record:   284-423-14   (40.0%)
Last 25 years:   117-148   (44.0%)  (Rank: 242nd in the AHSAA, 39th in Class 4A)
Since 2010:   43-27  (61.0%)  (Rank: 119th in the AHSAA, 22nd in Class 4A)
Last Playoff Appearance:   2015
Last Region Championship:   2012
Last Winning Season:   2015
Last Losing Season:   2011

Class:  5A              Region:   7
Record:  6-5
Region Record:   4-2, (third)
Playoff Record:   First round loss to Pleasant Grove by a score of 35-14.
Final ASWA Poll:   Not Ranked
Scoring:  300 (27.3)
Defense:  293 (26.6)

College Signees lost to Graduation
      Colton Parton,   LB  [Air Force]

Class: 4A              Region:   7
Strength of Schedule: 72-41 (64%) (14th in the AHSAA, 3rd in Class 4A)
Region Strength:  43-24 (64%)
Non-Region Strength:  29-17 (63%)

 2015 Results 
 8/21   OPEN 
 8/28  @ Arab  (6A)   34-14   W  
 9/4  vs. Guntersville  (5A)  *  39-49   L  
 9/11   Butler    1-0   #Won  
 9/18  vs. Boaz  (5A)  *  21-7   W  
 9/25  @ Walker    6-28   L  
 10/2  @ Fairview  (5A)  *  49-19   W  
 10/9  vs. Douglas  (5A)  *  53-40   W  
 10/16  @ Randolph  (5A)  *  49-28   W  
 10/23  vs. Etowah  (5A)  *  13-28   L  
 10/30  vs. Scottsboro  (6A)   21-45   L  
 11/6  @ Pleasant Grove    14-35   L  

 2016 Schedule 
 8/19   OPEN 
 8/26  @ Etowah  (5A)       
 9/2  vs. Hatton  (2A)       
 9/9  vs. North Jackson  (4A)  *      
 9/16  vs. Randolph  (4A)  *      
 9/23  @ Guntersville  (5A)       
 9/30  @ D.A.R.  (4A)  *      
 10/7  vs. Madison Academy  (4A)  *      
 10/14  vs. Sardis  (4A)  *      
 10/21  @ Westminster Christian  (4A)  *      
 10/28  vs. Scottsboro  (5A)       
 11/4  @ West Limestone        

Class  4A Region  7
Team 2015 Record Scoring                            
D.A.R. (4A) 8-3392-291
Madison Academy (3A) 11-2482-186
Madison County (5A) 6-5300-293
North Jackson (4A) 7-5454-268
Randolph (5A) 7-4271-209
Sardis (4A) 5-5247-291
Westminster Christian (4A) 5-5244-259

 2016 Preview 

       Madison County completed the 2015 season with a 6-5 record. With their 4-2 region record and a third place finish in Class 5A region seven, the Tigers earned a spot in the playoffs in 2015. Madison County's season came to an end in the first round of the playoffs when they fell to Pleasant Grove by a score of 35-14.

       Since 2010, Madison County has gone a combined 43-27. Their 61.0% winning percentage ranks 22nd in Class 4A over the past six seasons.

       Over the past 25 seasons, Madison County has managed to compile a record of 117-148. Their 44.0% winning percentage ranks 39th in Class 4A and 242nd in the AHSAA.

Scott Peavey resigned as the head football coach at Madison County in June. He spent the past seven seasons at the school with a record of 46-34 and 6-4 in the playoffs. His 2012 squad won a region championship.

Peavey previously coached Ashville in 2005 and Walter Wellborn from 1999-2001. He is 68-55 overall and 6-7 in the playoffs during his career. Peavey has accepted an offer to become an assistant coach at Oxford.

Scott Sharp takes over the football program at Madison County just prior to fall practice at the school. He has previously been the head coach at Huntsville from 2010-2014. His five teams went a combined 29-27 and 2-4 in the playoffs.

       Coach Sharp's overall record as a head football coach in five season stands at 29-27 (51.8%). Over the course of his career, Coach Sharp's teams have qualified for the playoffs a total of four times .

       The Madison County Tigers will play in Class 4A region seven during the 2016 season. The Tigers may find the schedule slightly easier this season with the move down in classification from Class 5A to 4A. They will compete in region seven this year. The Tigers have one of the toughest schedules in Class 4A. Their opponents had a combined record of 72-41 last season. That ranks 3rd in Class 4A and 14th in the AHSAA.

       Region seven will be one of the most competitive regions in any classification this season. The Tigers should be in contention for a playoff spot in region seven this season. They will be looking to gain an advantage by hosting a first round postseason game.

       The Tigers open the 2016 season on the road against non-region opponent Etowah on Friday, August 26 at Jim Glover Field. Last year the Etowah Blue Devils finished with an overall record of 7-4 and in second place in Class 5A region seven. The Blue Devils lost in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs to Parker by a score of 27-21.

       Madison County and Etowah have met a total of 8 times on the football field. The Tigers have a 4-4-0 record against the Blue Devils. They last met in 2015 with Etowah winning by a score of 28-13.

       Madison County returns 5A All-State Senior punter Jack Peavey. He was named to the first team last season. The Tigers also return Junior receiver Tae Provens. He was named to the first team.


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