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Benjamin Russell Football Team History


Benjamin Russell Wildcats
Benjamin Russell High School

225 Heard Blvd. Alexander City, AL 35010
Stadium: Martin-Savarese Stadium
Colors: Maroon & White
Coach: Willie Martin
Region: 5A-R5
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1922  <-- 2005 <- 2006 -> 2007 --> 2020

2006 Season Highlights
 Willie Martin enters his 6th season as Head Coach at Benjamin Russell.
 The Wildcats move from Region 3 to Region 5.
 The Wildcats finished 3rd in Region 5.
 
2006 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 1  vs. Smiths Station    34   10   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  @ Moody   *  35   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. Briarwood   *  14   17   L       
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ Chelsea   *  21   31   L       
 Fri., Sep. 29  vs. Central Coosa    28   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ John Carroll   *  28   17   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Anniston   *  24   21   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  @ Talladega   *  55   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 27  vs. Sylacauga   *  28   14   W       
 Fri., Nov. 3  @ Clay County    28   29   L       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 10  @ Hartselle    14   24   L       1st Round Playoffs 
 
2006 Season Totals
  Record7-4
  Points Scored309
  Scoring Average28.1
  Points Allowed184
  Defense Average16.7
  Opponents Record66-56
  Region Record5-2
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record3-3
2006 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
7/31/2006PS 4(9-5) ASWA
9/13/20062 2(2-0)278 ASWA
9/20/20063 7(2-1)96 ASWA
9/6/20061 3(1-0)198 ASWA
  
2006 Class 5A 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 
Chelsea 8-33282660-117427-0220148  Wade Waldrop
Briarwood 8-32891420-111216-122794  Fred Yancey
Benjamin Russell 7-43091840-114245-2205114  Willie Martin
Sylacauga 6-52422260-13494-3151139  Matt Griffith
John Carroll 4-62262483-4155178  Gerald Gann
Moody 5-52142142-5134167  Matt Glover
Anniston 1-91963311-6157228  Mike Justice
Talladega 0-101013280-781262  David Todd

2006 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Eltoro Freeman LB Sr.6-1200 AL-MS Game  
 Eltoro Freeman LB Sr.6-0210 Super All-State  Bham News
 Gregory Calhoun OL Sr.6-5285 Super All-State  Bham News

2006 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Alfred BirminghamLB Sr. HM  BN
 Eltoro FreemanLB Sr.6-1200 1st  ASWA
 Eltoro FreemanLB Sr.6-0210 1st  BN
 Gregory CalhounOL Sr.6-5285 1st  ASWA
 Gregory CalhounOL Sr.6-5285 1st  BN



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