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Sand Rock Football Team History

Sand Rock Wildcats
Sand Rock High School

1950 Sand Rock Ave. Sand Rock, AL 35983
Stadium: Russell Jacoway Stadium
Colors: Maroon & White
Coach: Russell Jacoway
Region: 1A-R12
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1945  <-- 1982 <- 1983 -> 1984 --> 2020

1983 Season Highlights
 Russell Jacoway enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Sand Rock.
 The Wildcats finished 6th in Region 12.
 The Wildcats set a team record for losses in a season with 10.
1983 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Aug. 25  @ Spring Garden   *  6   8   L       
 Thu., Sep. 1  @ Cedar Bluff   *  0   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 9  vs. Valley Head   *  0   31   L       
 Fri., Sep. 16  vs. White Plains    0   20   L       
 Fri., Sep. 23  @ Gaylesville   *  14   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 7  @ North Sand Mountain    0   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 14  vs. Collinsville   *  0   31   L       
 Fri., Oct. 21  vs. Ragland    6   18   L       
 Fri., Oct. 28  @ Gaston    12   20   L       
 Fri., Nov. 4  @ Appalachian    12   15   L       
1983 Season Totals
  Points Scored50
  Scoring Average5.0
  Points Allowed205
  Defense Average20.5
  Opponents Record61-46
  Region Record0-5
  Home Record0-4
  Away Record0-6
1983 Class 1A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Sand Rock was not ranked.
1983 Class 1A Region 12 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Collinsville 12-1217472-148215-0956  Raymond Weaver
Cedar Bluff 5-51211104-18317  Danny Brown
Gaylesville 5-51581953-27574  David Bedwell
Spring Garden 4-61271992-348107  Jimmy Mitchell
Valley Head 4-61211271-45864  Jim Kirby
Sand Rock 0-10502050-520111  Russell Jacoway

1983 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Sand Rock Players on File.

1983 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Sand Rock Players on File.

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Morris Higginbotham coached three different teams to divisional state championships in the 1950s. He won titles at Walnut Grove in 1952, West Blocton in 1955 and Enterprise in 1960.