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Slocomb Red Tops

Head Coach: Richard Tisdale (first season)
Stadium: Red Top Stadium
Career Record: 0 seasons, (0-0)
At Slocomb: First season
2016 Enrollment:  281
Rank:  222nd in the AHSAA, 15th in Class 3A

Overall Record:   352-400-11   (47.0%)
Last 25 years:   135-144   (48.0%)  (Rank: 217th in the AHSAA, 30th in Class 3A)
Since 2010:   39-27  (59.0%)  (Rank: 129th in the AHSAA, 20th in Class 3A)
Last Playoff Appearance:   2015
Last Region Championship:   2003
Last Winning Season:   2015
Last Losing Season:   2010

Class:  3A              Region:   2
Record:  7-4
Region Record:   4-2, (third)
Playoff Record:   First round loss to American Christian by a score of 38-13.
Final ASWA Poll:   Not Ranked
Scoring:  311 (28.3)
Defense:  220 (20.0)

Class: 3A              Region:   2
Strength of Schedule: 53-52 (50%) (202nd in the AHSAA, 30th in Class 3A)
Region Strength:  46-30 (60%)
Non-Region Strength:  7-22 (24%)

 2015 Results 
 8/22  @ Geneva  (3A)   31-26   W  
 8/28  vs. Rehobeth  (5A)   35-0   W  
 9/4  vs. Wicksburg  (3A)  *  7-0   W  
 9/11   OPEN 
 9/18  @ Daleville  (3A)  *  14-28   L  
 9/25  vs. G.W. Long  (2A)   12-43   L  
 10/2  vs. Abbeville  (3A)  *  45-18   W  
 10/9  @ Dale County  (3A)  *  42-8   W  
 10/16  vs. Pike County  (3A)  *  14-35   L  
 10/23  @ Barbour County  (3A)  *  55-18   W  
 10/29  @ Geneva County  (2A)   43-6   W  
 11/5  @ American Christian    13-38   L  

 2016 Schedule 
 8/19   OPEN 
 8/26  @ Rehobeth  (5A)       
 9/2  @ Providence Christian  (3A)  *      
 9/9  vs. Geneva  (3A)  *      
 9/16  vs. Daleville  (3A)  *      
 9/23  vs. Dale County  (4A)       
 9/30  @ Opp  (3A)  *      
 10/7  @ Wicksburg  (3A)  *      
 10/14  vs. Houston Academy  (3A)  *      
 10/21  @ Straughn  (3A)  *      
 10/28  vs. Geneva County  (2A)       

Class  3A Region  2
Team 2015 Record Scoring                            
Daleville (3A) 10-2370-206
Geneva (3A) 4-6286-294
Houston Academy (2A) 4-5187-215
Opp (3A) 8-4389-276
Providence Christian (2A) 8-3305-167
Slocomb (3A) 7-4311-220
Straughn (4A) 5-6213-218
Wicksburg (3A) 7-4352-274

 2016 Preview 

       Slocomb completed the 2015 season with a 7-4 record. With their 4-2 region record and a third place finish in Class 3A region two, the Red Tops earned a spot in the playoffs in 2015. Slocomb's season came to an end in the first round of the playoffs when they fell to American Christian by a score of 38-13.

       Since 2010, Slocomb has gone a combined 39-27. Their 59.0% winning percentage ranks 20th in Class 3A over the past six seasons.

       Over the past 25 seasons, Slocomb has managed to compile a record of 135-144. Their 48.0% winning percentage ranks 30th in Class 3A and 217th in the AHSAA. Their last losing season was 2010.

Jon Cooper resigned as the head football coach at Slocomb for another opportunity. His three teams at Slocomb went 21-23 and 1-3 in the playoffs. Each team won seven games each season.

A graduate of Pleasant Home, Richard Tisdale will be the head football coach at Slocomb in 2016. After only one year at Daleville, he was hired at G.W. Long where he served as an assistant football coach.

in 2013, he moved to Rehobeth where he coached the quarterbacks the past three seasons.

       The Slocomb Red Tops will play in Class 3A region two during the 2016 season. Slocomb will face six opponents that reached the playoffs last season.

       The Red Tops will be in the mix for one of the last two playoff spots in region two this season.

      Running back Darius Smith returns for his senior season after rushing for 1,066 yards and 12 touchdowns as a junior last year.

       The Red Tops open the 2016 season on the road against non-region opponent Rehobeth on Friday, August 26 at W.F. Andrews Field. Last year the Rehobeth Rebels finished with an overall record of 4-6 and in fifth place in Class 5A region two.

       Slocomb and Rehobeth have met a total of 63 times on the football field. The Red Tops have a 29-33-1 record against the Rebels. They last met in 2015 with Slocomb winning by a score of 35-0.


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