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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

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: Robert Higginbotham
Region: 6A-R8
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1923  <-- 1998 <- 1999 -> 2000 --> 2021

1999 Season Highlights
 Robert Higginbotham enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Tuscaloosa County.
 The Wildcats won the Class 6A Region 8 Championship.
1999 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 27  vs. Holt    36   20   W       
 Fri., Sep. 3  vs. Gordo    24   10   W       
 Fri., Sep. 10  @ Hillcrest Tuscaloosa   *  28   16   W       
 Fri., Sep. 17  vs. Etowah    0   35   L       
 Fri., Sep. 24  @ Hoover    28   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 1  @ Hueytown    21   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 8  vs. Homewood    14   40   L       
 Fri., Oct. 15  vs. Vestavia Hills    7   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 22  @ Shades Valley    15   26   L       
 Fri., Oct. 29  vs. Central Tuscaloosa   *  14   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 5  vs. Theodore    13   27   L       1st Round Playoffs 
1999 Season Totals
  Points Scored200
  Scoring Average18.2
  Points Allowed216
  Defense Average19.6
  Opponents Record72-54
  Region Record2-0
  Home Record3-4
  Away Record3-1
1999 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
9/16/19993 6(3-0) ASWA
9/2/19991 9(1-0) ASWA
9/9/19992 6(2-0) ASWA
1999 Class 6A 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 
Tuscaloosa County 6-52002160-113272-04223  Robert Higginbotham
Hillcrest Tuscaloosa 3-81923470-116301-14354  Bart Harper
Central Tuscaloosa 4-52041500-23341  Robert Taylor

1999 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 J.R. Samuel OL Sr.5-11265 All-Star Game  

1999 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Jeremy SamuelOL Sr. HM  BN

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The Tuscaloosa Black Bears were considered one of the best programs in the nation from 1925-1931. Their record over that span was an amazing 61-0-3.