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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  <-- 2002 <- 2003 -> 2004 --> 2020

2003 Season Highlights
 Rush Propst enters his 5th season as Head Coach at Hoover.
 The Buccaneers finished 2nd in Region 6.
2003 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Aug. 28  @ Lee Montgomery    24   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 5  @ Decatur    20   17   W (OT)      
 Fri., Sep. 12  vs. Pelham   *  38   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 19  vs. Spain Park   *  35   10   W       
 Fri., Sep. 26  @ Tuscaloosa County    57   24   W       
 Fri., Oct. 3  vs. Evangel Christian LA    21   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 10  @ Vestavia Hills   *  34   36   L       
 Fri., Oct. 17  vs. Oak Mountain   *  38   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 24  @ John Carroll   *  36   14   W       
 Thu., Oct. 30  vs. Huffman    24   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 7  vs. Huffman    50   15   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 14  @ Minor    38   3   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 21  vs. Hillcrest Tuscaloosa    24   0   W       3rd Round Playoffs 
 Sat., Nov. 29  @ Vestavia Hills    31   24   W (2OT)      Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Sat., Dec. 6   Daphne    22   17   W    Legion Field   Championship Game 
2003 Season Totals
  Points Scored492
  Scoring Average32.8
  Points Allowed202
  Defense Average13.5
  Opponents Record111-56
  Region Record4-1
  Home Record7-0
  Away Record6-1
2003 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/1/20035 1(5-0)305 ASWA
10/15/20037 5(6-1)139 ASWA
10/22/20038 5(7-1)115 ASWA
10/29/20039 5(8-1) ASWA
10/8/20036 1(6-0)315 ASWA
11/5/2003Final 4(9-1)158 ASWA
7/30/2003PS 1 (13-1)201 ASWA
9/10/20032 1(2-0)287 ASWA
9/17/20033 1(3-0) ASWA
9/24/20034 1(4-0)281 ASWA
9/4/20031 1(1-0)275 ASWA
2003 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 
Vestavia Hills 12-23852013-1128835-014271  Buddy Anderson
Hoover 14-14922025-0165594-118174  Rush Propst
John Carroll 6-52252340-121352-358108  Gerald Gann
Spain Park 7-42851910-114212-310297  Vince DiLorenzo
Pelham 4-62112631-464135  Sammy Queen
Oak Mountain 4-61321751-448110  Tony Pugh

2003 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Curtis Dawson LB Sr.6-1255 6A Lineman of the Year  ASWA
 Curtis Dawson LB Sr.6-1255 Super 12  ASWA
 Curtis Dawson LB Sr.6-2255 Super All-State  Bham News
 John Parker Wilson QB Sr.6-1180 All American  Parade
 John Parker Wilson QB Sr.6-1180 6A Back of the Year  ASWA
 John Parker Wilson QB Sr.6-1180 6A Player of the Year  Gatorade
 John Parker Wilson QB Sr.6-1180 Super 12  ASWA
 John Parker Wilson QB Sr.6-2195 Super All-State  Bham News

2003 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 B.T. HartlogeATH Sr.5-11185 1st  ASWA
 B.T. HartlogeRB Sr.5-11185 1st  BN
 Brandon BrownP Sr.5-10182 1st  BN
 Curtis DawsonLB Sr.6-2255 1st  BN
 Curtis DawsonLB Sr.6-2255 1st  ASWA
 Jeramie HollifieldDL Sr.6-4250 HM  ASWA
 Jeramie HollifieldDL Sr.6-4250 1st  BN
 John Parker WilsonQB Sr.6-2195 1st  BN
 John Parker WilsonQB Sr.6-2195 1st  ASWA
 Mason DueittWR Jr. HM  ASWA
 Mason DueittWR Jr. HM  BN
 Matt JacksonDL Sr. HM  BN
 Rush PropstCoach 1st  ASWA
 Steven TajorDL Sr.6-3260 1st  BN
 Steven TajorDL Sr.6-3260 1st  ASWA

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