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Parker Thundering Herd

Head Coach: Andre Robinson (tenth season)
Stadium: Parker Football Complex
Career Record: 10 seasons, (59-51)
At Parker: 9 seasons, (56-44)
2016 Enrollment:  624
Rank:  86th in the AHSAA, 54th in Class 6A

Overall Record:   336-266-15   (56.0%)
Last 25 years:   131-135   (49.0%)  (Rank: 200th in the AHSAA, 31st in Class 6A)
Since 2010:   33-33  (50.0%)  (Rank: 181st in the AHSAA, 33rd in Class 6A)
Last Playoff Appearance:   2015
Last Region Championship:   2014
Last Winning Season:   2015
Last Losing Season:   2012

Class:  5A              Region:   5
Record:  7-5
Region Record:   4-3, (third)
Playoff Record:   Second round loss to Russellville by a score of 41-21.
Final ASWA Poll:   Not Ranked
Scoring:  331 (27.6)
Defense:  185 (15.4)

Class: 6A              Region:   5
Strength of Schedule: 31-63 (33%) (379th in the AHSAA, 59th in Class 6A)
Region Strength:  25-38 (40%)
Non-Region Strength:  6-25 (19%)

D1 Prospects
      Eugene Minter,  6-4,  200,  WR

 2015 Results 
 8/21  vs. Jackson-Olin  (6A)   13-9   W  
 8/28   OPEN 
 9/3  vs. Wenonah  (5A)  *  20-27   L  
 9/11  @ Pleasant Grove  (5A)  *  12-27   L  
 9/18  vs. Fairfield  (5A)  *  21-0   W  
 9/25  @ Center Point  (6A)   35-2   W  
 10/1  @ Ramsay  (5A)  *  21-0   W  
 10/9  vs. Corner  (5A)  *  44-9   W  
 10/15  vs. Carver Birmingham  (5A)  *  14-15   L  
 10/23  @ Dora  (5A)  *  82-0   W  
 10/29  @ Central Tuscaloosa  (5A)   21-34   L  
 11/6  @ Etowah    27-21   W  
 11/13  vs. Russellville    21-41   L  

 2016 Schedule 
 8/19   OPEN 
 8/26  vs. Huffman  (7A)       
 9/2  @ Homewood  (6A)  *      
 9/8  vs. John Carroll  (6A)  *      
 9/16  @ Ramsay  (6A)  *      
 9/23   OPEN 
 9/30  vs. Shades Valley  (6A)  *      
 10/7  @ Hueytown  (6A)  *      
 10/13  vs. Center Point  (6A)       
 10/21  vs. Jackson-Olin  (6A)  *      
 10/27  @ Woodlawn  (5A)       

Class  6A Region  5
Team 2015 Record Scoring                            
Homewood (6A) 9-3379-195
Hueytown (6A) 4-6157-243
Jackson-Olin (6A) 3-7163-215
John Carroll (6A) 0-10106-403
Parker (5A) 7-5331-185
Ramsay (5A) 7-4339-134
Shades Valley (6A) 2-8216-301

 2016 Preview 

       Parker completed the 2015 season with a 7-5 record. With their 4-3 region record and a third place finish in Class 5A region five, the Thundering Herd earned a spot in the playoffs in 2015. Parker reached the second round of the playoffs before falling to Russellville by a score of 41-21.

       Since 2010, Parker has gone a combined 33-33. Their 50.0% winning percentage ranks 33rd in Class 6A over the past six seasons.

       Over the past 25 seasons, Parker has managed to compile a record of 131-135. Their 49.0% winning percentage ranks 31st in Class 6A and 200th in the AHSAA.

       The Thundering Herd are led by head coach Andre Robinson who is entering his tenth season at the helm. He has compiled a record of 56-44 over the past nine seasons at Parker. Under his direction the Thundering Herd have qualified for the playoffs a total of five times. They have won one region crown with Coach Robinson.

       Coach Robinson's overall record as a head football coach in ten season stands at 59-51 (53.6%). Over the course of his career, Coach Robinson's teams have qualified for the playoffs a total of five times and won one region championship.

       The Parker Thundering Herd will play in Class 6A region five during the 2016 season. The Thundering Herd move up in classification to Class 6A. They may find the going slightly tougher with the move.

       The Thundering Herd will be in the mix for one of the last two playoff spots in region five this season.

      The defense will be led by senior linebacker Jamar Montgomery who registered 7 sacks last season.

      Quarterback Jacob Millhouse returns for his senior season after completing 60 of 118 passes for 957 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior last season.

      Running back Corey Dudley returns for his junior season after rushing for 698 yards and 11 touchdowns last year.

       The Thundering Herd open the 2016 season at home against non-region opponent Huffman on Friday, August 26 at Parker Football Complex. Last year the Huffman Vikings finished with an overall record of 4-7 and in fourth place in Class 6A region six. The Vikings lost in the first round of the Class 6A playoffs to Muscle Shoals by a score of 36-0.

       Parker and Huffman have met a total of 26 times on the football field. The Thundering Herd have a 10-16-0 record against the Vikings. They last met in 2011 with Huffman winning by a score of 30-13.

       College prospects include: Eugene Minter (6-4, 200) receiver,


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