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South Lamar Stallions

Head Coach: Clay Gilliam (first season)
Stadium: J.C. McAdams Field
Career Record: 0 seasons, (0-0)
At South Lamar: First season
2016 Enrollment:  129
Rank:  348th in the AHSAA, 23rd in Class 1A

Overall Record:   188-152   (55.0%)
Last 25 years:   144-137   (51.0%)  (Rank: 173rd in the AHSAA, 23rd in Class 1A)
Since 2010:   19-45  (30.0%)  (Rank: 308th in the AHSAA, 44th in Class 1A)
Last Playoff Appearance:   2015
Last Region Championship:   2008
Last Winning Season:   2015
Last Losing Season:   2014

Class:  1A              Region:   6
Record:  7-5
Region Record:   5-1, (second)
Playoff Record:   Second round loss to Wadley by a score of 29-8.
Final ASWA Poll:   Not Ranked
Scoring:  394 (32.8)
Defense:  279 (23.3)

Class: 1A              Region:   5
Strength of Schedule: 41-66 (38%) (367th in the AHSAA, 52nd in Class 1A)
Region Strength:  27-38 (42%)
Non-Region Strength:  14-28 (33%)

 2015 Results 
 8/21  vs. Lamar County  (3A)   13-20   L  
 8/28  vs. Oakman  (3A)   19-20   L  
 9/4   OPEN 
 9/11  @ Berry Fayette  (1A)  *  20-36   L  
 9/18  @ Meek  (1A)  *  46-36   W  
 9/25  vs. Holy Spirit  (2A)   56-0   W  
 10/2  @ Marion County  (1A)  *  27-14   W  
 10/9  vs. Lynn  (1A)  *  37-7   W  
 10/16  @ Hubbertville  (1A)  *  35-28   W  
 10/23  vs. Brilliant  (1A)  *  45-6   W  
 10/29  vs. Sulligent  (2A)   34-41   L  
 11/5  vs. Phillips Bear Creek    54-42   W  
 11/13  @ Wadley    8-29   L  

 2016 Schedule 
 8/19  vs. Lamar County  (2A)       
 8/26  @ Corner  (5A)       
 9/2  vs. Hubbertville  (1A)  *      
 9/9  @ Berry Fayette  (1A)  *      
 9/16  vs. Holy Spirit  (1A)  *      
 9/23  vs. Curry  (5A)       
 9/30  @ Marion County  (1A)  *      
 10/7  vs. Pickens County  (1A)  *      
 10/14  @ Brilliant  (1A)  *      
 10/21   OPEN 
 10/27  @ Sulligent  (2A)       
 11/4  @ Spring Garden        

Class  1A Region  5
Team 2015 Record Scoring                            
Berry Fayette (1A) 10-3506-294
Brilliant (1A) 0-10126-464
Holy Spirit (2A) 1-9135-387
Hubbertville (1A) 6-4307-214
Marion County (1A) 2-8199-305
Pickens County (2A) 8-4358-260
South Lamar (1A) 7-5394-279

 2016 Preview 

       South Lamar completed the 2015 season with a 7-5 record. With their 5-1 region record and a second place finish in Class 1A region six, the Stallions earned a spot in the playoffs in 2015. South Lamar reached the second round of the playoffs before falling to Wadley by a score of 29-8.

       The Stallions improved in 2015 with their first winning season since 2008. The Stallions won as many games as in any season since 2008. The Stallions had some tough luck last season as three of their five losses were by less than eight points.

       Since 2010, South Lamar has gone a combined 19-45. Their 30.0% winning percentage ranks 44th in Class 1A over the past six seasons.

       Over the past 25 seasons, South Lamar has managed to compile a record of 144-137. Their 51.0% winning percentage ranks 23rd in Class 1A and 173rd in the AHSAA.

Shannon McGregory will not return to the sidelines at South Lamer after three seasons with a 15-19 record at the school.

Clay Gilliam will take over the football program at South Lamar in 2016. He was an assistant at Northside, then was an assistant at South Lamar last year. This will be his first head coaching job.

He is also the first head coach in South Lamar history to be a graduate of the school.

       The South Lamar Stallions will play in Class 1A region five during the 2016 season. Following realignment, the Stallions remain in 1A but move from region six over to region five.

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

       The Stallions open the 2016 season at home against non-region opponent Lamar County on Friday, August 19 at J.C. McAdams Field. Last year the Lamar County Bulldogs finished with an overall record of 3-7 and in sixth place in Class 3A region four. The Bulldogs closed out the regular season with a loss to Winfield by a score of 62-3.

       South Lamar and Lamar County have met a total of 35 times on the football field. The Stallions have a 20-15-0 record against the Bulldogs. They last met in 2015 with Lamar County winning by a score of 20-13.


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