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Theodore Bobcats

Head Coach: Eric Collier (fourth season)
Stadium: C.A. Douglas Field
Career Record: 7 seasons, (21-50)
At Theodore: 3 seasons, (11-20)
2016 Enrollment:  1,187
Rank:  23rd in the AHSAA, 23rd in Class 7A

Overall Record:   372-286-17   (56.0%)
Last 25 years:   159-115   (58.0%)  (Rank: 106th in the AHSAA, 14th in Class 7A)
Since 2010:   22-38  (37.0%)  (Rank: 265th in the AHSAA, 24th in Class 7A)
Last Playoff Appearance:   2015
Last Region Championship:   2000
Last Winning Season:   2015
Last Losing Season:   2014

Class:  7A              Region:   1
Record:  7-4
Region Record:   5-3, (third)
Playoff Record:   First round loss to Auburn by a score of 45-15.
Final ASWA Poll:   Not Ranked
Scoring:  324 (29.5)
Defense:  224 (20.4)

College Signees lost to Graduation
      Justin Hosea-Williams,   LB  [Alabama A&M]
      LaMichal Perine,   RB  [Florida]

Class: 7A              Region:   1
Strength of Schedule: 58-51 (53%) (126th in the AHSAA, 23rd in Class 7A)
Region Strength:  44-42 (51%)
Non-Region Strength:  14-9 (61%)

D1 Prospects
      Shawn Shamburger,  6-0,  188,  CB

 2015 Results 
 8/21  vs. Citronelle  (6A)   43-6   W  
 8/28  @ Alma Bryant  (7A)  *  23-0   W  
 9/4  vs. Baker  (7A)  *  34-10   W  
 9/11  @ Davidson  (7A)  *  26-10   W  
 9/18  @ Murphy  (7A)  *  31-32   L  
 9/25  vs. Park Crossing  (6A)   35-28   W  
 10/2  vs. Mary Montgomery  (7A)  *  42-7   W  
 10/9   OPEN 
 10/16  @ Foley  (7A)  *  33-48   L  
 10/23  vs. McGill-Toolen  (7A)  *  14-17   L  
 10/30  vs. Fairhope  (7A)  *  28-21   W  
 11/6  @ Auburn    15-45   L  

 2016 Schedule 
 8/19  @ Northridge  (6A)       
 8/26  vs. Mary Montgomery  (7A)  *      
 9/2  @ Baker  (7A)  *      
 9/9  @ Fairhope  (7A)  *      
 9/16  vs. Davidson  (7A)  *      
 9/23  @ Enterprise  (7A)       
 9/30   OPEN 
 10/7  @ Murphy  (7A)  *      
 10/14  @ Alma Bryant  (7A)  *      
 10/21  vs. McGill-Toolen  (7A)  *      
 10/28  vs. Foley  (7A)  *      

Class  7A Region  1
Team 2015 Record Scoring                            
Alma Bryant (7A) 0-1064-331
Baker (7A) 6-4240-201
Davidson (7A) 3-7195-248
Fairhope (7A) 6-4270-204
Foley (7A) 6-5259-272
Mary Montgomery (7A) 3-7226-313
McGill-Toolen (7A) 13-1403-149
Murphy (7A) 7-4336-233
Theodore (7A) 7-4324-224

 2016 Preview 

       Theodore completed the 2015 season with a 7-4 record. With their 5-3 region record and a third place finish in Class 7A region one, the Bobcats earned a spot in the playoffs in 2015. Theodore's season came to an end in the first round of the playoffs when they fell to Auburn by a score of 45-15.

       The Bobcats improved in 2015 with their first winning season since 2010. The Bobcats won as many games as in any season since 2009. It marked the first time since the 2010 season that the Bobcats qualified for the playoffs. The Bobcats hope to continue the success they had last season. Coach Collier saw improvement as they won seven games following a 0-10 record in 2014.

       Since 2010, Theodore has gone a combined 22-38. Their 37.0% winning percentage ranks 24th in Class 7A over the past six seasons.

       Over the past 25 seasons, Theodore has managed to compile a record of 159-115. Their 58.0% winning percentage ranks 14th in Class 7A and 106th in the AHSAA.

       The Bobcats are led by head coach Eric Collier who is entering his fourth season at the helm. He has compiled a record of 11-20 over the past three seasons at Theodore. Under his direction the Bobcats have qualified for the playoffs once. They have not won a region crown with Coach Collier.

       Coach Collier's overall record as a head football coach in seven season stands at 21-50 (29.6%). Over the course of his career, Coach Collier's teams have qualified for the playoffs a total of one time .

       The Theodore Bobcats will play in Class 7A region one during the 2016 season.

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

       The Bobcats open the 2016 season at home against region opponent Mary Montgomery on Friday, August 26 at C.A. Douglas Field. Last year the Mary Montgomery Vikings finished with an overall record of 3-7 and in eighth place in Class 7A region one. The Vikings closed out the regular season with a loss to Vigor by a score of 21-15.

       Theodore and Mary Montgomery have met a total of 65 times on the football field. The Bobcats have a 39-24-2 record against the Vikings. They last met in 2015 with Theodore winning by a score of 42-7.

       College prospects include: Shawn Shamburger (6-0, 188) cornerback,


Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Murphy and Theodore battled through seven overtimes before the Panthers came out on top 33-26 in 1979.