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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Etowah Football Team History

Etowah Blue Devils
Etowah High School

316 Jones St. Attalla, AL 35954
Stadium: Jim Glover Field
Colors: Royal Blue & White
Coach: Gene Hill
Region: 5A-R7
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1910  <-- 2005 <- 2006 -> 2007 --> 2021

2006 Season Highlights
 Gene Hill enters his 5th season as Head Coach at Etowah.
 The Blue Devils move from Region 6 to Region 7.
 The Blue Devils finished 2nd in Region 7.
2006 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 1  vs. Gadsden City    3   35   L       
 Fri., Sep. 8  vs. Lee Huntsville   *  52   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  @ Albertville   *  49   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  vs. Scottsboro   *  42   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 29  @ West End    14   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  vs. Fort Payne   *  14   23   L       
 Fri., Oct. 13  @ Arab   *  31   21   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Butler   *  27   15   W       
 Fri., Oct. 27  @ Southside Gadsden   *  14   12   W       
 Fri., Nov. 3  @ North Jackson    28   21   W       
 Fri., Nov. 10  vs. Cullman    14   24   L       1st Round Playoffs 
2006 Season Totals
  Points Scored288
  Scoring Average26.2
  Points Allowed172
  Defense Average15.6
  Opponents Record59-60
  Region Record6-1
  Home Record3-3
  Away Record5-0
2006 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/4/20065 8(4-1)74 ASWA
7/31/2006PS 10(10-2) ASWA
9/27/20064 9(3-1)30 ASWA
2006 Class 5A Region 7 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Fort Payne 11-14322761-146737-0269155  Paul Ellis
Etowah 8-32881720-114246-122992  Gene Hill
Butler 6-52822280-16235-2217144  Dean Sanders
Scottsboro 5-63303190-120374-3238194  Freddie Tidmore
Albertville 4-62402823-4176235  Tommy Tharp
Arab 4-62322632-5180214  Watt Parker
Southside Gadsden 1-91553241-6121217  Brett Yancey
Lee Huntsville 0-101403910-796275  Rick Daniel

2006 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Jamison Wadley DL Sr.6-4230 Super All-State  Bham News
 Patrick Thomas LB Sr.5-11208 All-Star Game  

2006 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Evan ReddickRB Jr.5-11190 HM  BN
 Evan ReddickRB Jr.5-11190 HM  ASWA
 Jameson WadleyDL Sr.6-4230 1st  BN
 Jamison WadleyDL Sr.6-4230 1st  ASWA
 Jesus GarciaPK Sr.5-9155 HM  ASWA
 Jesus GarciaPK Sr.5-9155 HM  BN
 Kendric CookTE Jr.6-4225 HM  BN
 Kendric CookTE Jr.6-4225 1st  ASWA

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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.