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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Alabama High School Football Head Coaches

Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith played football at Walter Wellborn High School where he was named to the 1986 All-State team as a senior. Smith also played football at Jacksonville State before embarking upon his coaching career. He was a letterman for the Gamecocks between 1987-91.

In 1994 Smith accepted a position as an assistant coach at Hueytown where he stayed for three seasons. He was the offensive coordinator for coach Mike Battles from 1993 to 1995.

Coach Smith landed his first head coaching job at Ohatchee High School in 1997. He took a program that had fallen on hard times and turned it into a playoff team.

The Indians went 41-24 in Smiths six seasons at Ohatchee. They went 27-10 his last three years, making the playoffs each year. The best season came in 2001, when the Indians went 10-2. It was their first 10-win season since 1980.

Coach Smith became the head coach and athletic director at Hueytown in the fall of 2003. His first team finished 0-10 but things soon turned around with playoff spots four of the next five seasons.

In 2009, Smith returned to his alma mater to take over the football program. His teams have qualified for the playoffs each season since his return.

In 2012 Coach Smith joined the ranks of 100 win coaches in Alabama. His overall record entering the 2019 season stands at 138-102.

Known Record:  158-105-0   60.1%

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 Team   Season   Class   W/L/T   PF  PA   W/L/T   PF  PA   Region   Title  W/L/T   PF  PA 
Walter Wellborn
Walter Wellborn2020 3A8-132878R56-126164
Walter Wellborn2019 3A12-25612483-110989R66-1290112
Walter Wellborn2018 3A5-5323247R62-5183212
Walter Wellborn2017 3A2-8156272R52-492154
Walter Wellborn2016 3A5-4228198R52-4126158
Walter Wellborn2015 3A6-43192630-1722R65-2253179
Walter Wellborn2014 3A8-44512842-17493R65-2309129
Walter Wellborn2013 2A8-43862391-15043R66-1295111
Walter Wellborn2012 2A9-34883091-15474R66-1353167
Walter Wellborn2011 3A9-34092471-15632R35-2260161
Walter Wellborn2010 3A6-53082330-1855R34-3179135
Walter Wellborn2009 3A4-71742420-12030R54-3136134
 12 Years82-50413128608-837843853-2927371716
Hueytown2008 6A6-53563190-11345R54-3241195
Hueytown2007 6A10-24992181-17358R56-1272133
Hueytown2006 6A9-33421951-11924R55-2186113
Hueytown2005 5A5-5248223R44-3206107
Hueytown2004 5A5-63032230-12035R44-3209109
Hueytown2003 6A0-10115291R50-561136
 6 Years35-31186314692-412516223-171175793
Ohatchee2002 2A9-33932472-15279R6#7-0286105
Ohatchee2001 2A10-24512021-17443R66-1285143
Ohatchee2000 2A8-32441560-1722R66-117895
Ohatchee1999 3A5-5220189R92-25990
Ohatchee1998 3A4-6162296R92-252119
Ohatchee1997 3A5-5171177R61-24558
 6 Years41-24164112673-313314424-8905610
 24 Years158-1057635559613-15636744100-5448173119

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