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Hoover Football Team History

Hoover Buccaneers
Hoover High School

1000 Bucaneer Dr. Hoover, AL 35244
Stadium: Regions Park
Colors: Orange, Black & White
Coach: Rush Propst
Region: 6A-R6
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1963  <-- 2001 <- 2002 -> 2003 --> 2020

2002 Season Highlights
 Rush Propst enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Hoover.
 The Buccaneers won the Class 6A Region 6 Championship.
 The Buccaneers set a team record for most points scored by both teams with 95 points.
2002 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 30  vs. Lee Montgomery    42   20   W       
 Fri., Sep. 6  vs. Decatur    38   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 13  @ Pelham   *  62   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  @ Spain Park   *  63   8   W       
 Fri., Sep. 27  vs. Tuscaloosa County    24   27   L       
 Fri., Oct. 4  OPEN 
 Fri., Oct. 11  vs. Vestavia Hills   *  31   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  @ Oak Mountain   *  35   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25  vs. John Carroll   *  56   39   W       
 Sat., Nov. 2  @ Huffman    42   14   W       
 Fri., Nov. 8  vs. Central Tuscaloosa    37   7   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 15  vs. Minor    21   17   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 22  @ Tuscaloosa County    31   0   W       3rd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 29  vs. Mountain Brook    30   22   W       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Sat., Dec. 7   Jeff Davis    39   29   W    Legion Field   Championship Game 
2002 Season Totals
  Points Scored551
  Scoring Average39.4
  Points Allowed223
  Defense Average15.9
  Opponents Record96-68
  Region Record5-0
  Home Record7-1
  Away Record5-0
2002 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/16/20027 6 (5-1)125 ASWA
10/2/20025 6 (4-1)153 ASWA
10/23/20028 5(6-1)141 ASWA
10/30/20029 5 (7-1)173 ASWA
10/9/20026 6(4-1)125 ASWA
11/6/2002Final 5 (8-1)156 ASWA
8/1/2002PS 2(14-1)229 ASWA
9/10/20022 1(2-0)261 ASWA
9/17/20023 1 (3-0)321 ASWA
9/25/20024 1(4-0)282 ASWA
9/4/20021 1(1-0)318 ASWA
2002 Class 6A 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 
Hoover 13-15512235-0158755-024781  Rush Propst
Vestavia Hills 6-52381600-127384-114147  Buddy Anderson
John Carroll 3-82473090-121262-3134150  Gerald Gann
Pelham 4-71803240-118402-355139  Sammy Queen
Oak Mountain 5-51571431-467100  Tony Pugh
Spain Park 3-71532981-460187  Vince DiLorenzo

2002 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Adam Truitt OL Sr.6-3270 Super All-State  Bham News
 Chad Jackson WR Sr.6-2200 AL-MS Game  
 Chad Jackson WR Sr.6-2200 All American  Parade
 Chad Jackson WR Sr.6-2200 6A Back of the Year  ASWA
 Chad Jackson WR Sr.6-2200 Super 12  ASWA
 Chad Jackson WR Sr.6-2200 Super All-State  Bham News
 Jazmond Burks RB Sr.5-7180 All-Star Game  
 John Wright DL Sr.6-2248 AL-MS Game  
 John Wright DL Sr.6-2260 Super All-State  Bham News
 Joseph Bennett OL Sr.6-0275 All-Star Game  
 Justin Ray DB Sr.5-10195 All-Star Game  

2002 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Adam TruittOL Sr.6-3270 1st  BN
 Adam TruittOL Sr.6-3270 1st  ASWA
 Andrew TrumanLB Sr. HM  BN
 Chad JacksonWR Sr.6-2200 1st  BN
 Chad JacksonWR Sr.6-2200 1st  ASWA
 Curtis DawsonLB Jr. HM  ASWA
 Curtis DawsonLB Jr. HM  BN
 Joey BennettOL Sr. HM  BN
 John Parker WilsonQB Jr. HM  BN
 John WrightDL Sr.6-2260 1st  BN
 John WrightDL Sr.6-2260 1st  ASWA
 Labrose HedgemonDB Sr. HM  BN
 Michael MahonPK Sr.5-11185 1st  BN
 Michael MahonPK Sr.5-11185 1st  ASWA
 Patrick EadesP Sr. HM  ASWA
 Patrick EadesP Sr. HM  BN

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