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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-R5
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1923  <-- 2003 <- 2004 -> 2005 --> 2021

2004 Season Highlights
 Robert Higginbotham enters his 6th season as Head Coach at Tuscaloosa County.
 The Wildcats won the Class 6A Region 5 Championship.
2004 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 27  vs. Northridge    42   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 3  @ Clay-Chalkville    24   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 10  vs. Woodlawn   *  48   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 24  @ Hoover    0   36   L       
 Fri., Oct. 1  vs. Shades Valley    36   29   W       
 Fri., Oct. 8  @ Minor   *  33   13   W       
 Thu., Oct. 14  @ Ensley   *  35   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 22  vs. Hillcrest Tuscaloosa   *  35   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 29  vs. John Carroll   *  42   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 5  @ Paul Bryant    49   23   W       
 Fri., Nov. 12  vs. Pell City    28   7   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 19  vs. Decatur    28   27   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 26  @ Mountain Brook    21   35   L       3rd Round Playoffs 
2004 Season Totals
  Points Scored421
  Scoring Average32.4
  Points Allowed224
  Defense Average17.2
  Opponents Record81-69
  Region Record5-0
  Home Record7-0
  Away Record4-2
2004 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/13/20046 10(5-1)54 ASWA
10/20/20047 6(6-1)115 ASWA
10/27/20048 5(7-1)146 ASWA
11/10/2004Final 3(9-1)206 ASWA
11/3/20049 4(8-1)179 ASWA
9/15/20043 8(3-0)56 ASWA
2004 Class 6A Region 5 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 11-24212242-177695-019347  Robert Higginbotham
Minor 9-33121561-152144-114178  Tony Lunceford
John Carroll 5-72002731-117563-291111  Gerald Gann
Hillcrest Tuscaloosa 5-62172770-17422-391109  Bart Harper
Ensley 3-71041861-457112  Wendell Jones
Woodlawn 2-81632880-558174  Dexter LeBlanc

2004 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Brad Latham OL Sr.6-4275 AL-MS Game  
 Donald Williams DB Sr.5-11200 All-Star Game  
 KeAndre Jones DL Sr.6-2240 All-Star Game  
 Tyler Walker WR Sr.5-11155 All-Star Game  

2004 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Brad LathamOL Sr.6-4275 1st  BN
 Brad LathamOL Sr.6-4275 1st  ASWA
 David McCantsRB Sr.5-9170 1st  ASWA
 David McCantsRB Sr.5-9170 1st  BN
 Deon WilliamsDB Jr.5-11200 HM  BN
 Deon WilliamsATH Jr.5-11200 1st  ASWA
 Tyler WalkerWR Jr. HM  ASWA
 Tyler WalkerWR Jr. HM  BN

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