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Gadsden Football Team History


Gadsden Tigers
Gadsden High School

607 S. 12th St. Gadsden, AL 35901
Stadium: Murphree Stadium
Colors: Black & Orange
Coach: Vince DiLorenzo
Region: 5A-R6
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1924  <-- 1999 <- 2000 -> 2001 --> 2005

2000 Season Highlights
 Vince DiLorenzo enters his 17th season as Head Coach at Gadsden.
 The Tigers move from Region 14 to Region 6.
 The Tigers won the Class 5A Region 6 Championship.
 
2000 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Aug. 31  @ Rome GA    28   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  @ Etowah    34   25   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. Saks   *  41   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ Anniston   *  35   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 29  vs. Jacksonville   *  37   3   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Oxford   *  14   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Sylacauga   *  42   15   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  @ Talladega   *  35   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 27  vs. Southside Gadsden   *  55   10   W       
 Thu., Nov. 2  vs. Emma Sansom    46   14   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 10  vs. Mortimer Jordan    22   19   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 17  @ Walker    10   21   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
 
2000 Season Totals
  Record11-1
  Points Scored399
  Scoring Average33.3
  Points Allowed148
  Defense Average12.3
  Opponents Record61-55
  Region Record7-0
  Home Record6-0
  Away Record5-1
2000 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/11/20006 1(6-0) ASWA
10/18/20007 1(7-0) ASWA
10/25/20008 1(8-0) ASWA
10/4/20005 1(5-0) ASWA
11/1/20009 1(9-0) ASWA
11/8/2000Final 1(10-0) ASWA
8/20/2000PS 3 ASWA
9/13/20002 1(2-0) ASWA
9/27/20004 1(4-0) ASWA
9/6/20001 3(1-0) ASWA
  
2000 Class 5A Region 6 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Gadsden 11-13991481-132407-025962  Vince DiLorenzo
Anniston 9-22861071-140496-119051  Douglas Davis
Oxford 7-42211261-141565-214149  Tim Britt
Saks 5-61581880-10134-3113127  Glenn Toney
Sylacauga 3-71451663-4127114  John Blackmon
Southside Gadsden 3-71232922-587193  Brian Mintz
Talladega 2-81162561-680222  Gene Allen
Jacksonville 2-7772400-729208  Russell Burroughs

2000 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Jiri Brooks DB Sr.5-11185 All-Star Game  
 Randy Smith WR Sr.6-1185 All-Star Game  

2000 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Dexter DavisRB HM  ASWA
 Kevin ThorntonOL Jr.6-7285 1st  BN
 Kevin ThorntonOL Jr.6-7285 1st  ASWA
 Randy SmithDB Sr.6-1185 HM  ASWA
 Randy SmithDB Sr.6-1185 1st  BN
 Renza AveryLB HM  ASWA



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