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Saks Football Team History

Saks Wildcats
Saks High School

4401 Saks Rd. Anniston, AL 36206
Stadium: Jack Stewart Field
Colors: Red & White
Coach: Bobby Joe Johnson
Region: 5A-R12
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1959  <-- 1995 <- 1996 -> 1997 --> 2020

1996 Season Highlights
 Bobby Joe Johnson enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Saks.
 First 13 win season.
 The Wildcats move from Region 11 to Region 12.
 The Wildcats won the Class 5A Region 12 Championship.
1996 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 6  @ Weaver    42   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 13  vs. Russellville    14   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  vs. Jacksonville    42   21   W       
 Fri., Sep. 27  @ Oxford    7   41   L       
 Fri., Oct. 4  @ Piedmont    48   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 11  vs. Cleburne County    17   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  vs. Lincoln    20   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25  @ Talladega   *  24   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 1  vs. Anniston   *  13   8   W       
 Fri., Nov. 8  vs. Walter Wellborn   *  28   27   W       
 Fri., Nov. 15  vs. North Jackson    25   21   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 22  @ Southside Gadsden    13   7   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 29  vs. Jackson-Olin    32   28   W       3rd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Dec. 6  @ Bradshaw    13   9   W       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Fri., Dec. 13   Blount    0   29   L    Legion Field   Championship Game 
1996 Season Totals
  Points Scored338
  Scoring Average22.5
  Points Allowed224
  Defense Average14.9
  Opponents Record87-83
  Region Record3-0
  Home Record8-0
  Away Record5-1
1996 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Saks was not ranked.
1996 Class 5A Region 12 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Saks 13-23382244-183943-06542  Bobby Joe Johnson
Anniston 3-71292110-17342-14740  Rodney Bivens
Walter Wellborn 5-52131961-27555  Allen Quinn
Talladega 0-10672510-31464  Wayne Grant

1996 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Saks Players on File.

1996 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Bobby Joe JohnsonCoach 1st  ASWA
 Dave CadleDL Sr. HM  BN
 David CadleDL Sr.6-6215 HM  ASWA
 Demar BoweWR Sr.6-0180 HM  ASWA
 Demar BoweWR Sr.6-0180 1st  BN
 Dewan GrahamRB Sr. HM  BN
 Josh GreenQB Sr. HM  BN
 Nolan PrimmOL Jr.6-0200 1st  ASWA
 Ryan WellsDB Jr.5-11165 1st  BN
 Ryan WellsDB Jr.5-11165 1st  ASWA

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