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 Russell Jacoway 

Russell Jacoway decided he wanted to be a football coach while in the eighth grade at Collinsville High School. The town of Sand Rock could not have been happier he made the decision early in life. Following high school he graduated from Auburn University before embarking on his coaching career.

In 1983 Jacoway accepted the head coaching position at Sand Rock where for the next 31 seasons he has served the school as their coach.

His third team (1985) won the Class 1A State Championship with a 14-6 win over Repton in the title game. They outscored their opponents 400-53. His 1997 team reached the finals before losing to Luverne 51-14 in the championship game.

He won his 200th game Oct. 29, 2009 by defeating Spring Garden 30-0.

Coach Jacoaways record at Sand Rock stands at 228-132. His teams qualified for the playoffs a total of 24 times and won 12 region championships along the way. His region record of 104-61 ranks high in the win column among the all-time greats in the state.

He left the sidelines following the 2014 season as one of the winningest coaches in state history.

Jacoway was named Coach of the Year by the ASWA in 1985 and 1997.

Known Record:  228-132-0   63.3%
 Season Total   Playoffs   Region Record 
 Team   Season  Class   W/L/T   PF  PA   W/L/T  PF  PA   Region  Title  W/L/T   PF  PA 
Sand Rock
Sand Rock2014 3A5-5262202R72-5142175
Sand Rock2013 2A7-42732000-12135R74-3161130
Sand Rock2012 2A5-62512610-1055R74-3185139
Sand Rock2011 2A6-52741970-11331R64-4178152
Sand Rock2010 2A5-5210201R63-5158181
Sand Rock2009 2A6-4240165R63-4145146
Sand Rock2008 2A9-23201770-11720R6#7-0230109
Sand Rock2007 2A9-32701441-12740R75-218090
Sand Rock2006 2A6-52651330-11427R74-318185
Sand Rock2005 2A6-51692270-1048R65-2124102
Sand Rock2004 2A2-8108188R62-594122
Sand Rock2003 2A3-7177243R71-695178
Sand Rock2002 2A7-42581530-1726R75-217675
Sand Rock2001 2A7-41811470-12142R76-113175
Sand Rock2000 2A6-51912100-1021R74-3146147
Sand Rock1999 2A10-33411822-15072R13#3-06118
Sand Rock1998 2A9-33491581-14853R13#3-08319
Sand Rock1997 2A12-24241754-113086R13#3-01037
Sand Rock1996 2A12-13941753-18855R13#3-010157
Sand Rock1995 2A5-5159172R130-22738
Sand Rock1994 2A5-5164161R130-21325
Sand Rock1993 2A8-32841120-11420R12#3-09028
Sand Rock1992 2A6-51971950-1332R12#3-08047
Sand Rock1991 2A6-51631400-1723R14#3-15852
Sand Rock1990 2A9-32971461-14247R14#4-010323
Sand Rock1989 1A6-41501500-1641R132-15425
Sand Rock1988 1A10-22821762-18969R13#4-013054
Sand Rock1987 1A11-23271512-17950R16#4-011738
Sand Rock1986 1A7-41531760-1730R163-15146
Sand Rock1985 1A15-0400535-010313R16#4-013628
Sand Rock1984 1A8-32651611-13717R163-16283
Sand Rock1983 1A0-1050205R120-520111
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