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Mortimer Jordan Blue Devils

Head Coach: Dustan Goode (fourth season)
Stadium: Jimmie Trotter Field
Career Record: 4 seasons, (36-14)
At Mortimer Jordan: 3 seasons, (27-11)
2016 Enrollment:  551
Rank:  101st in the AHSAA, 10th in Class 5A

 History 
Overall Record:   351-459-27   (43.0%)
Last 25 years:   151-120   (56.0%)  (Rank: 115th in the AHSAA, 21st in Class 5A)
Since 2010:   40-30  (57.0%)  (Rank: 142nd in the AHSAA, 23rd in Class 5A)
Last Playoff Appearance:   2015
Last Region Championship:   1995
Last Winning Season:   2015
Last Losing Season:   2013

 2015 
Class:  5A              Region:   6
Record:  13-2    (Team record for wins in a season)
Region Record:   6-1, (second)
Playoff Record:   Lost in the Class 5A State Championship game to St. Pauls at the Alabama Super Seven 41-26 in Auburn.
Final ASWA Poll:   8th
Scoring:  611 (40.7)    (Team record for points scored in a season)
Defense:  340 (22.7)


 2016 
Class: 5A              Region:   6
Strength of Schedule: 53-61 (46%) (263rd in the AHSAA, 43rd in Class 5A)
Region Strength:  24-39 (38%)
Non-Region Strength:  29-22 (57%)

D1 Prospects
      Spencer Brown,  5-11,  226,  RB



 2015 Results 
 8/20   OPEN 
 8/28  vs. Dora  (5A)   50-6   W  
 9/4  @ Anniston  (5A)  *  43-19   W  
 9/11  vs. Moody  (5A)  *  49-7   W  
 9/18  @ St. Clair County  (5A)  *  40-35   W  
 9/25  @ John Carroll  (6A)   42-17   W  
 10/2  vs. Alexandria  (5A)  *  36-39   L  
 10/9  @ Lincoln  (5A)  *  40-37   W  
 10/16  vs. Hayden  (5A)  *  40-27   W  
 10/23  vs. Springville  (5A)  *  43-0   W  
 10/29  @ Fayette County  (4A)   58-36   W  
 Playoffs 
 11/5  vs. Lawrence County    46-20   W  
 11/13  @ Wenonah    30-20   W  
 11/20  vs. Guntersville    26-0   W  
 11/27  @ Alexandria    42-36   W (OT) 
 12/3   St. Pauls    26-41   L  


 2016 Schedule 
 8/18  @ Cordova  (4A)       
 8/26  vs. Pelham  (6A)       
 9/2  @ Springville  (5A)  *      
 9/9  vs. Corner  (5A)  *      
 9/16  @ Fairview  (5A)  *      
 9/23  vs. Briarwood  (5A)       
 9/30   OPEN 
 10/7  vs. West Point  (5A)  *      
 10/14  @ Curry  (5A)  *      
 10/21  vs. Hayden  (5A)  *      
 10/27  @ Fayette County  (4A)       
 11/4  vs. Pleasant Grove        
 11/11  vs. Etowah        
 11/18  vs. Briarwood        



Class  5A Region  6
Team 2015 Record Scoring                            
Corner (5A) 2-8240-332
Curry (4A) 1-9111-389
Fairview (5A) 5-5246-260
Hayden (5A) 8-4359-211
Mortimer Jordan (5A) 13-2611-340
Springville (5A) 2-8106-301
West Point (5A) 6-5352-264


 2016 Preview 


       Mortimer Jordan completed the 2015 season with a 13-2 record. With their 6-1 region record and a second place finish in Class 5A region six, the Blue Devils earned a spot in the playoffs in 2015. The Blue Devils won four consecutive playoff games to reach the Class 5A State Championship game only to fall just short of claiming a title. They were defeated by St. Pauls at the Alabama Super Seven 41-26 in Auburn.

       No team at Mortimer Jordan ever won more games in a season than the thirteen victories last year. The 611 points scored by the Blue Devils last year were a team record in a single season.

       The high-scoring Mortimer Jordan offense ranked 20th in the AHSAA. They averaged 40.7 points a game.

       Over the past two seasons the Blue Devils have gone 23-4 and will be looking to continue that winning tradition. Since 2010, Mortimer Jordan has gone a combined 40-30. Their 57.0% winning percentage ranks 23rd in Class 5A over the past six seasons.

       Over the past 25 seasons, Mortimer Jordan has managed to compile a record of 151-120. Their 56.0% winning percentage ranks 21st in Class 5A and 115th in the AHSAA.

       The Blue Devils are led by head coach Dustan Goode who is entering his fourth season at the helm. He has compiled a record of 27-11 over the past three seasons at Mortimer Jordan. Under his direction the Blue Devils have qualified for the playoffs a total of three times. They have not won a region crown with Coach Goode.

       Coach Goode's overall record as a head football coach in four season stands at 36-14 (72.0%). Over the course of his career, Coach Goode's teams have qualified for the playoffs a total of four times .

       The Mortimer Jordan Blue Devils will play in Class 5A region six during the 2016 season.

       The Blue Devils should be considered one of the favorites for the region six championship this season and a home game in the first round of the playoffs. Don't be surprised if the Blue Devils are making another deep run into the playoffs.

      The defense will be led by senior linebacker Spence Brown who registered 11 sacks last season.

      Running back Spencer Brown returns for his senior season after rushing for 889 yards and 17 touchdowns as a junior last year.

      Trey Peters returns at the wide receiver spot after catching 34 passes for 554 yards in 2015.

       The Blue Devils open the 2016 season on the road against non-region opponent Cordova on Thursday, August 18 at Hudson/Kirby Stadium. Last year the Cordova Blue Devils finished with an overall record of 13-1 and in first place in Class 4A region five. The Blue Devils lost in the semi-finals round of the Class 4A playoffs to Fayette County by a score of 32-0.

       Mortimer Jordan and Cordova have met a total of 4 times on the football field. The Blue Devils have a 1-3-0 record against the Blue Devils. They last met in 1991 with Cordova winning by a score of 49-32.

       Mortimer Jordan returns 5A All-State Senior athlete Spencer Brown. He was named to the first team last season.

       College prospects include: Spencer Brown (5-11, 226) running back,

  


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Morris Higginbotham coached three different teams to divisional state championships in the 1950s. He won titles at Walnut Grove in 1952, West Blocton in 1955 and Enterprise in 1960.