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Sprayberry Football Program History




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NOTABLE YELLOW JACKET TEAMS

Noteworthy teams in Sprayberry Football history

YELLOW JACKETS CLASSES

3-Year Records and Achievements of Past Yellow Jackets Classes

COACH JOHN PATY

The Greatest Head Coach in Sprayberry Football History


SPRAYBERRY FOOTBALL AT-A-GLANCE


1956 Inaugural Season

56 Seasons (226-350-9 record, .394)

3 Region Titles (1978, 1982, 2008 -all AAAA)

2 Sub-Region Titles (1965 -AAA, 1988 -AAAA)

3 County Titles (1956 -AA, 1978, 1983 -AAAA)

3 Top10 Final Rankings (1965, 1978, 1982)

6 Top20 Final Rankings (1965, 1977, 1978, 1982, 1983, 2008)

12 Top25 Final Rankings (1965, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1988, 1989, 2008, 2009, 2011)

15 Top25 In-Season Rankings (1965, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1999, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)

22 Post-Season games (7-15 record, .318)

7 Seasons in State Playoffs (0-7 record, .000)

15 Seasons in Region Playoffs (7-8 record, .467)

22 All-State Players

80+ College Players

4 Players in the Pros

20 Winning Seasons (1956, 1961-65, 1970, 1976-79, 1982-83, 1985, 1988-89, 1999, 2007-09)

5 Straight Winning Seasons (1961-65, Wade), AAA

3 Seasons @ .500 (1980, 1987, 1991)

7-Game Winning Streak (9/17/2008 - 11/7/2008, Shackelford), AAAA

6 Winless Seasons (1958, 1967-68, 1974, 1995, 2004)

7 Straight Losing Seasons (1992-98, Broadaway /White /Hamilton), AAAA

27-Game Losing Streak (9/30/1966 - 9/6/1969, Malone /Dean), AAA

[As of 11/15/2012]

  

  

YELLOW JACKET ALUMNI

Sprayberry Football Alumni

YELLOW JACKETS in COLLEGE

More than 80 Sprayberry Yellow Jackets play (or have played) at all levels (NCAA-D1, -D2, -D3, NAIA, NJCAA) of college football

HALL OF FAME and ALL-STAR PLAYERS

Sprayberry High School Sports Hall of Fame Football members... Silver Anniversary, 1984-2004, and Golden Anniversary All-Star Football Teams

ALL-STATE, -REGION, -COUNTY PLAYERS

Yellow Jackets who have received honors at the State, Region, and County levels

LEADERS and CAPTAINS

Jim Frazier Leadership Award Winners and Varsity Team Captains


1956-2010 WIN%, TITLES, POST-SEASON TRIPS, RANKINGS, DIVISIONS, and COACHES by YEAR (click to enlarge)


1956-2010 WIN%, TITLES, POST-SEASON TRIPS, RANKINGS, DIVISIONS, and COACHES by DECADE (click to enlarge)


2003-10 POWER RATINGS and FINAL DIVISION RANKINGS from CalPreps (click to enlarge)

  

Record by Situation, Site and Decade

Situation / Site / Decade W L T %
OVERALL 223 343 9 .396
REGULAR SEASON 219 328 9 .400
VS. REGION 5AAAA (2010-11) 024 028 0 .462
VS. TOP20 TEAMS (2003-11) 002 014 0 .125
VS. TOP140 TEAMS (2003-11) 024 047 0 .338
VS COBB COUNTY Schools (all) 119 208 3 .365
VS CCSD Schools 110 172 3 .391
PLAYOFFS/PLAY-INS (all) 007 014 0 .333
STATE PLAYOFFS 000 007 0 .000
REGION PLAYOFFS/PLAY-INS 007 007 0 .500
REGION (SUBREGION) 136 219 2 .384
INTER-SUBREGION 050 073 3 .409
NON-REGION 038 050 4 .435
HOME SITE (all) 116 162 1 .418
HOME SITE (grass) 112 161 1 .411
HOME SITE (turf) 004 001 0 .800
ROAD SITE (all) 101 176 7 .368
ROAD SITE (grass) 098 172 7 .366
ROAD SITE (turf) 003 004 0 .429
NEUTRAL SITE (all) 003 004 0 .429
NATURAL GRASS (all) 216 338 9 .392
SYNTHETIC TURF (all) 007 005 0 .583
TUESDAY Games 001 001 0 .500
THURSDAY Games 005 009 0 .357
FRIDAY Games 213 325 8 .397
SATURDAY Games (all) 004 008 0 .333
SATURDAY (neutral site) 002 001 0 .667
OVERTIME Games (all) 004 003 0 .571
OVERTIME Games (home) 002 002 0 .500
OVERTIME Games (away) 002 001 0 .667
TELEVISED Games 000 004 0 .000
FORFEITED Games 001 000 0 1.00
As AAAAA Team 021 060 0 .259
As AAAA Team 121 151 2 .445
As AAA Team 062 116 5 .361
As AA Team 012 016 2 .433
2010s (2 seasons) 009 012 0 .429
2000s 035 068 0 .340
1990s 027 074 0 .267
1980s 056 049 1 .533
1970s 046 057 3 .443
1960s 041 058 2 .416
1950s (4 seasons) 009 024 3 .292

Stats from CalPreps, Georgia High School Football Historians Association, and GXSports.  [As of 12/31/2011]

  

Records Vs. Opponents (1956-2012)

Opponent Games W-L-T SHS Win%
Acworth 01 00-01 .000
Alexander 02 02-00 1.00
Alpharetta 02 00-02 .000
Athens 01 00-01 .000
Avondale 02 00-02 .000
Baldwin 02 00-01-1 .000
Brookwood 01 00-01 .000
Campbell 33 11-21-1 .333
Cass 02 01-01 .500
Cedar Shoals 01 00-01 .000
Cedartown 09 02-06-1 .278
Centennial 04 03-01 .750
Central Gwinnett 02 00-01-1 .250
Chapel Hill 01 01-00 1.00
Chattahoochee 10 01-09 .100
Cherokee 30 19-10-1 .650
Dalton 08 00-08 .000
Douglas Co 11 04-07 .364
Druid Hills 03 00-03 .000
East Fannin 01 01-00 1.00
East Paulding 02 01-01 .500
Etowah 17 11-05 .688
Forest Park 01 00-01 .000
Forsyth Central 01 01-00 1.00
Forsyth Co 03 01-01-1 .500
Gainsville 02 00-02 .000
Gordon Military 01 01-00 1.00
Griffin 04 00-04 .000
Harrison 04 00-04 .000
Hillgrove 04 02-02 .500
Hiram 04 02-02 .500
Johnson 03 03-00 1.00
Jonesboro 04 04-00 1.00
Kell 05 01-04 .200
Kennesaw Mtn 07 03-04 .429
Lakeside 01 00-01 .000
Lassiter 29 09-20 .310
Lithia Springs 03 03-00 1.00
Lovejoy 02 02-00 1.00
Marietta 45 09-36 .200
Marist 06 00-05 .000
McEachern 22 11-11 .500
Milton 08 02-06 .250
North Cobb 32 20-12 .625
North Fulton 02 00-02 .000
North Paulding 02 01-01 .500
NW Whitfield 01 00-01 .000
Osborne 24 14-10 .583
Parkview 01 00-01 .000
Paulding Co 08 06-02 .750
Peachtree 01 00-01 .000
Pebblebrook 12 05-06-1 .458
Pope 17 05-12 .294
Ridgeview 02 00-02 .000
Riverwood 05 03-02 .600
Rossville 03 02-01 .167
Roswell 16 05-11 .313
Russell 04 02-02 .500
Sandy Springs 04 02-02 .500
Sequoyah 07 02-05 .286
South Cobb 23 07-15-1 .326
South Paulding 02 02-00 1.00
SW Atlanta 02 00-02 .000
SW Dekalb 02 00-02 .000
Starr's Mill 02 02-00 1.00
Therrell 02 02-00 1.00
Tucker 01 00-01 .000
Walton 31 10-21 .323
Westminster 02 00-02 .000
Wheeler 44 13-31 .295
White Co 01 02-00 1.00
Wills 13 07-05 .583
Woodstock 01 01-01 .500
Woodward 04 00-03-1 .125

Some stats from Georgia High School Football Historians Association.  [As of 11/15/2012]


TRIUMPH! The YELLOW JACKETS hoist the REGION TROPHY in 2008 (click image to enlarge).

Football Seasons (1956-2012)

Season Team W-L-T Team Win% All- State Stars College Players Coach
2012 03-07 .300 Shackelford
2011 05-06 .455 1 06 Shackelford
2010___ 04-06 .400 09 Shackelford
2009 07-04 .636 3 11 Shackelford
2008 * 07-04 .636 2 04 Shackelford
2007 06-05 .545 03 Shackelford
2006 04-06 .400 02 Beale
2005 01-09 .100 01 Beale
2004 00-10 .000 01 Beale
2003 01-09 .100 03 Hines
2002 04-06 .400 Hines
2001 04-06 .400 02 Caldwell
2000___ 01-09 .100 04 Hamilton
1999 06-05 .545 1 02 Hamilton
1998 03-07 .300 02 Hamilton
1997 01-09 .100 02 White
1996 03-07 .300 White
1995 00-10 .000 01 White
1994 03-07 .300 1 01 White
1993 02-08 .200 1 Broadaway
1992 02-08 .200 Broadaway
1991 05-05 .500 Broadaway
1990___ 02-08 .200 02 Paty
1989 07-04 .638 01 Paty
1988 ~ 06-05 .545 03 Paty
1987 05-05 .500 Paty
1986 02-08 .200 Paty
1985 06-03-1 .650 2 Paty
1984 04-06 .400 01 Paty
1983 08-03 .727 1 01 Paty
1982 * 10-03 .769 1 03 Paty
1981 03-07 .300 01 Paty
1980___ 05-05 .500 1 02 Paty
1979 07-04 .636 1 Paty
1978 * 09-03-1 .731 02 Paty
1977 08-03 .727 04 Paty
1976 06-05 .545 01 Paty
1975 04-05-1 .450 Paty
1974 00-09-1 .050 Paty
1973 01-09 .100 Paty
1972 03-07 .300 Dean
1971 02-08 .200 01 Dean
1970___ 06-04 .600 01 Dean
1969 04-06 .400 01 Dean
1968 00-10 .000 Dean
1967 00-10 .000 Malone
1966 01-09 .100 Malone
1965 ~ 08-03 .727 3 02 Wade
1964 06-04 .600 3 01 Wade
1963 06-04 .600 1 Wade
1962 06-03-1 .650 Wade
1961 07-03 .700 1 01 Wade
1960___ 03-06-1 .350 Wade
1959 01-09 .100 Wade
1958 00-09-1 .050 Aaron
1957 03-05-1 .389 Aaron
1956 05-01-1 .786 Aaron

* Region Titles, ~ SubRegion Titles.  Stats from Georgia High School Football Historians Association.  [As of 11/15/2012]

 


WINNING SEASON SHIELDS (at left) and .500 SEASON PENNANTS (at right)... (click image to enlarge)

 

 

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