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Hartselle Football Team History


Hartselle Tigers
Hartselle High School

1000 Bethel Rd. NE Hartselle, AL 35640
Stadium: J.P. Cain Stadium
Colors: Red & White
Coach: Michael Smith
Region: 5A-R8
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1916  <-- 2001 <- 2002 -> 2003 --> 2020

2002 Season Highlights
 Michael Smith enters his 6th season as Head Coach at Hartselle.
 The Tigers move from Region 7 to Region 8.
 The Tigers finished 2nd in Region 8.
 
2002 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Aug. 29  @ Austin    0   7   L       
 Fri., Sep. 6  @ Brewer   *  41   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 13  vs. Russellville   *  21   35   L       
 Fri., Sep. 20  @ Muscle Shoals   *  42   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 27  vs. Decatur    16   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 4  @ Bradshaw   *  23   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 11  vs. Coffee   *  51   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  @ Athens   *  27   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25  vs. Cullman   *  23   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 1  @ Lawrence County    35   13   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 8  vs. Butler    35   8   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 15  @ Etowah    13   6   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 22  @ Albertville    34   7   W       3rd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 29  @ Russellville    14   34   L       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 
2002 Season Totals
  Record11-3
  Points Scored375
  Scoring Average26.8
  Points Allowed157
  Defense Average11.2
  Opponents Record85-78
  Region Record6-1
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record7-2
2002 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Hartselle was not ranked.
  
2002 Class 5A Region 8 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Russellville 14-16671894-1183777-034872  Perry Swindall
Hartselle 11-33751573-196556-122882  Michael Smith
Athens 7-53381881-156365-225699  Allen Creasy
Cullman 7-53912311-166604-3222132  Mark Britton
Bradshaw 5-52511873-4166144  Gary Horton
Coffee 2-81043951-662301  Ronald Lewey
Brewer 1-91124161-657276  Robert Peppers
Muscle Shoals 1-9743921-661294  Toby Greene

2002 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Ben Atchison LB Sr.6-2200 All-Star Game  
 Brett Byford OL Sr.6-4288 AL-MS Game  
 Brett Byford OL Sr.6-4290 Super All-State  Bham News
 Jwuan Ward LB Sr.6-2190 All-Star Game  

2002 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Ben AtchisonLB Sr.6-2200 HM  BN
 Ben AtchisonLB Sr.6-2200 1st  ASWA
 Brett ByfordOL Sr.6-4290 1st  BN
 Brett ByfordOL Sr.6-4290 1st  ASWA
 Jeremy OrrRB Sr. HM  BN
 Juwan WardDB Sr. HM  ASWA
 Juwan WardDB Sr. HM  BN



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