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Danny Horn

Coach Danny Horn attended Clay County high school and graduated in 1980. He received his degree from Jacksonville State University, graduating in 1984. He also received his Masters degree from JSU in 1989.

Horn served as an assistant coach at Randolph County from 1984-1988. He became the head coach at Clay County in 1989 where he would remain for the next twenty seasons.

Horns record at Clay County was 225-40. All but one of his teams qualified for the playoffs and the Panthers won a total of six State Championships under his direction. Between 1994-97 the Panthers won fifty-five consecutive games which is the longest streak in state history.

His 1996 team produced a state record eleven shutouts while the 1994 team came up with ten shutouts on defense. Prior to Horns arrival at Clay County, the Panthers had won ten games in only two seasons during their long history. During his tenure they would win ten games a total of thirteen times.

Following the 2008 season, Coach Horn would move up to Class 6A Benjamin Russell where he found the going a little tougher. His first two seasons with the Wildcats produced identical 1-9 records before improving to 7-5 in 2011 and 11-2 in 2012.

Coach Horn returned to Central Clay County in 2018 where he led his team to another state title with a big win over a favored Vigor team.

He was named at the Coach of the Year by the Alabama Sports Writer in 1995, 1996 and 2005.

Known Record:  317-88-0   78.3%

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 Team   Season   Class   W/L/T   PF  PA   W/L/T   PF  PA   Region   Title  W/L/T   PF  PA 
Central Clay County
Central Clay County2020 5A5-020554R43-013334
Central Clay County2019 5A13-25301985-016863R56-125065
Central Clay County2018 5A12-34922105-017699R56-124166
 3 Years30-5122746210-034416215-2624165
Benjamin Russell
Benjamin Russell2017 6A7-42341990-1735R35-117089
Benjamin Russell2016 6A3-82674010-11640R33-3157194
Benjamin Russell2015 6A12-25282063-113857R35-123693
Benjamin Russell2014 6A10-23801751-15154R35-118592
Benjamin Russell2013 5A10-25011211-16227R2#7-034659
Benjamin Russell2012 5A11-24261472-16753R2#7-027559
Benjamin Russell2011 6A7-52362611-12444R45-2162159
Benjamin Russell2010 6A1-9128229R41-676160
Benjamin Russell2009 6A1-988242R41-543116
 9 Years62-43278819818-736531039-1916501021
Clay County
Clay County2008 2A13-14811123-110535R5#7-029755
Clay County2007 3A14-15051894-119968R5#7-021475
Clay County2006 3A14-16231734-119699R5#7-029833
Clay County2005 2A14-1560885-018933R5#7-029825
Clay County2004 2A12-24521273-111540R5#6-126352
Clay County2003 1A6-53221620-11420R55-226172
Clay County2002 1A15-0535665-016114R5#7-031639
Clay County2001 2A5-51131120-12334R44-37664
Clay County2000 2A14-14961055-011425R4#6-126053
Clay County1999 2A8-32611940-13134R92-16942
Clay County1998 2A12-25241743-114860R92-19543
Clay County1997 2A11-1349841-13121R8#3-011120
Clay County1996 2A15-0613425-018824R8#3-014018
Clay County1995 2A15-0601425-016320R8#3-01329
Clay County1994 2A14-1408225-01029R8#3-01290
Clay County1993 2A7-52341111-12735R113-112220
Clay County1992 2A10-42981013-16435R113-111820
Clay County1991 2A9-33671021-16827R11#3-011613
Clay County1990 2A8-225471R112-16829
Clay County1989 2A9-2277940-11417R133-18826
 20 Years225-408273217153-13195265086-133471708
 32 Years317-8812288461471-2026611122140-3457451894

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