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Bessemer City Football Team History

Bessemer City Purple Tigers
Bessemer City High School

100 High School Dr. Bessemer, AL 35022
Stadium: Bessemer City Stadium
Colors: Purple & White
Coach: Martez Edwards
Region: 6A-R4
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1910  <-- 2014 <- 2015 -> 2016 --> 2020

2015 Season Highlights
 Martez Edwards enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Bessemer City.
 The Purple Tigers finished 4th in Region 4.
2015 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 21  vs. Hueytown    34   6   W       
 Fri., Aug. 28  @ Shades Valley    24   17   W       
 Fri., Sep. 4  vs. Brookwood   *  47   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 11  @ Paul Bryant   *  14   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  vs. Hillcrest Tuscaloosa   *  20   23   L (OT)      
 Fri., Sep. 25  OPEN 
 Fri., Oct. 2  @ McAdory   *  35   41   L       
 Fri., Oct. 9  vs. Selma   *  59   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16  @ Northridge   *  20   27   L       
 Fri., Oct. 23  vs. Center Point    37   16   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  @ Spain Park    6   24   L       
 Fri., Nov. 6  @ Park Crossing    28   24   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 13  vs. Blount    10   7   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 20  @ Benjamin Russell    13   36   L       3rd Round Playoffs 
2015 Season Totals
  Points Scored347
  Scoring Average26.7
  Points Allowed221
  Defense Average17.0
  Opponents Record88-59
  Region Record3-3
  Home Record5-1
  Away Record3-4
2015 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Bessemer City was not ranked.
2015 Class 6A Region 4 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
McAdory 10-24131931-138376-023792  David Powell
Hillcrest Tuscaloosa 8-43112541-136635-1149109  Sam Adams
Northridge 9-33202431-162724-2150124  Michael Smith
Bessemer City 8-53472212-151673-319591  Martez Edwards
Paul Bryant 6-42202012-4123157  Eldrick Hill
Selma 5-51711991-558167  Leroy Miles
Brookwood 1-9982820-655227  Tracy Dunn

2015 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Bessemer City Players on File.

2015 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Gerald BellOL Sr.6-3297 2nd  ASWA
 Jeremiah JonesLB Sr. HM  ASWA
 Marquel Shelton Jr.DL Jr. HM  ASWA
 Vincent BurrellDB Sr.6-2197 2nd  ASWA

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