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Tuscaloosa County Football Team History

Tuscaloosa County Wildcats
Tuscaloosa County High School

12500 Wildcat Dr. Northport, AL 35475
Stadium: Wildcat Field
Colors: Blue & White
Coach: Bobby Moore
Region: 6A-R9
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1923  <-- 1996 <- 1997 -> 1998 --> 2020

1997 Season Highlights
 Bobby Moore enters his 7th season as Head Coach at Tuscaloosa County.
 The Wildcats finished 2nd in Region 9.
1997 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 5  vs. Holt    38   20   W       
 Fri., Sep. 12  vs. Etowah    17   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 19  @ Hillcrest Tuscaloosa    38   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 26  @ Vestavia Hills    17   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 3  @ Shades Valley    3   35   L       
 Fri., Oct. 10  vs. Hueytown   *  29   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 17  vs. Northside    55   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 24  @ Jess Lanier   *  7   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 31  @ Russellville    36   13   W       
 Fri., Nov. 7  vs. Central Tuscaloosa   *  34   31   W (3OT)      
 Fri., Nov. 14  @ Decatur    27   0   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 21  vs. Mountain Brook    21   14   W (OT)      2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 28  vs. Oxford    24   20   W       3rd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Dec. 5  @ Jess Lanier    14   13   W       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Thu., Dec. 11   Benjamin Russell    28   14   W       Championship Game 
1997 Season Totals
  Points Scored388
  Scoring Average25.9
  Points Allowed236
  Defense Average15.7
  Opponents Record112-67
  Region Record2-1
  Home Record7-0
  Away Record4-3
1997 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
9/18/19972 9(2-0) ASWA
9/25/19973 9(3-0) ASWA
1997 Class 6A Region 9 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Jess Lanier 11-32881273-189322-14632  Carrol Cox
Tuscaloosa County 12-33882365-0114612-17051  Bobby Moore
Central Tuscaloosa 7-32161052-18459  Howard Busby
Hueytown 1-91132970-31574  Mike Price

1997 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 David Daniel DL Sr.6-2265 AL-MS Game  
 David Daniel DL Sr.6-2260 Super All-State  Bham News
 Edrick Smith DE/LB Sr. 6-2232 All-Star Game  
 Jamarcus Murray RB Sr. 5-11190 All-Star Game  
 Zeb Landers OL Sr.6-3270 AL-MS Game  

1997 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Bobby MooreQB Jr. HM  BN
 Charlie GravesOL Sr. HM  BN
 Corey PickensDB Sr. HM  BN
 Corey PickensDB Sr. HM  ASWA
 David DanielDL Sr.6-2260 1st  BN
 David DanielDL Sr.6-3260 1st  ASWA
 Edrick SmithLB Sr.6-2245 HM  ASWA
 Edrick SmithLB Sr.6-2245 1st  BN
 Edrick SmithLB Sr.6-2245 HM  ASWA
 Jamarcus MurrayRB Sr.6-0196 1st  ASWA
 Jamarcus MurrayRB Sr.6-0196 HM  BN
 Marvin ConstantLB Sr. HM  BN
 Zeb LandersOL Sr.6-3270 1st  ASWA
 Zeb LandersOL Sr.6-2260 1st  BN

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