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Opelika Bulldogs
Opelika High School

1700 LaFayette Pkwy. Opelika, AL 36801
Stadium: Bulldog Stadium
Colors: Red, Black & White
Coach: Erik Speakman
Region: 6A-R3
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Overall Record Progress      98% Complete
   
  

1950 Bulldog Football Team

Team History on AHSFHS.org
The Rivalries - Auburn    
Coach Sam Mason    
Coach Joe Wilson    
Coach Spence McCracken    
2012 6A Super Six Game Summary 
 
Team Timeline
First Team: 1917  (#1)
  1945 - First undefeated season.
  1952 - First 10-0 regular season.
  1959 - Changed name from Cliff High.
  1984 - First playoff appearance.
  1985 - First region championship.
  1986 - First playoff win.
  1998 - First 11 win season.
  2002 - First 12 win season.
  2016 - First 13 win season.
 
Championships
State Playoff Championships
None
State Mythical Championships
None
Region Championships
  1985, 1986, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1998, 2000
2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2014, 2015, 2016
2019
 
Team Records
 Overall Record 578-396-18
 Winning Pct. 59%
 State Playoff Titles 0
 State Mythical Titles 0
 Region/Area Titles 13
 Region/Area Record 154-59
 All State Players (#3)106
 NFL Players (#4)6
 Weeks Ranked #1 14
 Home Record 270-152-8
 Away Record 202-180-6
 
By The Numbers
 Seasons 99
 Winning Seasons (#2) 60
 Losing Seasons (#2)37
 Most Wins in A Season 13 (2016)
 Most Losses in A Season 10 (1968)
 10 Win Seasons 14
 Most Points Scored in a Game 71 (10/9/2015)
 Most Points Scored in a Season 551 (2006)
 Most Points Allowed in a Game 76 (9/27/1968)
 Most Points Allowed in a Season 457 (1968)
 Largest Margin of Victory 71 (10/9/2015)
 Largest Margin of Defeat 71 (9/29/1922)
 Most Points Both Teams in a Game 91 (9/20/2019)
 Last Shutout 10/11/2019
 Last Time Shutout 9/21/2018
 Shutouts All-Time 203
 Been Shutout All-Time 126
 
Streaks
 Longest Win 15 (10/5/1928-11/1/1929)
 Longest Losing 23 (9/8/1967-9/26/1969)
 
Playoff Records
 Overall Record 40-28
 Appearances 28
 1st Round 21-8
 2nd Round 13-7
 3rd Round 4-9
 Semi-Finals 2-2
 Finals 0-2
 
By the Decade
 2010-19  88-32
 2000-09  98-24
 1990-99 78-33
 1980-89 61-44
 1970-79 44-56
 1960-69 28-68-4
 1950-59 48-43-6
 
Enrollment History
 Year  Students  (Rank) 
 2018-19 966 (42)
 2016-17 905 (48)
 2014-15 930 (40)
 2012-13 911 (39)
 2010-11 952 (31)
 2008-09 901 (37)
 2006-07 867 (41)
 2004-05 860 (34)
 2002-03 938 (27)
 2000-01 895 (33)
 1998-99 841 (35)
 1996-97 804 (35)
 1994-95 842 (31)
 1990-91 940 (28)
 1988-89 957 (27)
 1986-87 988 (27)
 1984-85 988 (27)
  
Next Game
 11/15/2019 (Fri)
vs. St. Pauls
in a 2nd Round Playoff Game.
Last Time: Opelika won 38-20 in 2018.
All-Time:
  vs. St. Pauls 1-0-0 100.0% 
 
2019 Season
 8/22  vs. Callaway GA    10   7   W  
 8/30  vs. Auburn    21   13   W  
 9/6  @ Selma   *  23   0   W  
 9/13  vs. Wetumpka   *  33   32   W  
 9/20  @ Central Phenix City    28   63   L  
 9/27   OPEN 
 10/4  vs. Benjamin Russell   *  45   17   W  
 10/11  vs. Calera   *  41   0   W  
 10/18  @ Stanhope Elmore   *  38   14   W  
 10/25  @ Vigor    44   6   W  
 11/1   OPEN 
 Playoffs 
 11/8  vs. McAdory    48   20   W  
 11/15  vs. St. Pauls            
 
2019 Season Totals
  Record9-1
  Scoring331-172
  Region Record5-0
  Home Record6-0
  Away Record3-1
 
 Region 3 Standings
  Opelika 9-15-0
  Stanhope Elmore 9-24-1
  Wetumpka 6-53-2
  Selma 6-52-3
  Benjamin Russell 5-51-4
  Calera 1-90-5
 
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Longest Running Rivalry
 Opelika & Auburn have played 94 games.
Opelika has won 47 games.
Auburn has won 44 games.
with 3 tie games.
 
Record Against Ranked Teams (since 1984)
 Total 49-58
 Regular Season 41-39
 Playoffs 8-19
 Lower Class 7-3
 Same Class 37-48
 Higher Class 5-7
 4A 1-0
 5A 6-3
 6A 37-48
 7A 5-7
 
Record when scoring..... (since 2000)
 Scoring  Record 
 less than 10 1-17
 10 or more 185-39
 20 or more  167-18
 30 or more 126-3
 40 or more 76-1
 
Record when allowing..... (since 2000)
 Points Allowed  Record 
 less than 10 99-2
 10 or more 87-54
 20 or more 39-44
 30 or more 4-19
 40 or more 0-8
 
Border Wars
 vs. Georgia 37 - 26 - 1
 
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NOTES:
(1) If 'First Year' is unknown we assume a year based upon research.
(2) Winning and losing seasons counted only if team plays at least 5 games.
(3) All State players counted for the all state teams we have in our database. We must have an entire team for the appropriate classification to make additions to the teams. Only ASWA teams are recognized after 1982.
(4) NFL Players counted for any player that participated in a regular season game.

Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The first night game played between high school teams in the state occurred on September 23, 1927 when Pike Road and Cloverdale met in the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery.