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Cobb County Kudzu League


Cobb County Kudzu League
Prep Football Since 1902

 

Cobb County Kudzu League Football consisted of 21 high school teams during Fall 2012.  The largest number of teams in any given season was 22 teams, both in 2009 and in 2010.  There have been 28 distinct high school football programs that have played under 32 different school banners since 1902.

 

Marietta is the oldest program (first game in 1902) and in the longest continuous operation (since 1916).  Dominion Christian was the most recently founded program (2009), as well as the most recently disbanded (2010).

 

Current and disbanded teams are listed below.

 

Current Teams
Allatoona

Campbell

Harrison

Hillgrove

Kell

Kennesaw Mountain

Lassiter

Marietta

McEachern

Mt Paran Christian

North Cobb

North Cobb Christian

Osborne

Pebblebrook

Pope

South Cobb

Sprayberry

Walker

Walton

Wheeler

Whitefield

  

Disbanded Teams
Acworth
(became North Cobb)

Austell (became South Cobb)

Dominion Christian

Lemon Street (merged with Marietta)

Lockhart

Marietta Christian

Marietta Industrial

Powder Springs (became McEachern)

Shiloh Hills Christian

Smyrna (became Campbell)

Wills (merged with Campbell)


TIMELINES

Team Timelines are presented below
(click to enlarge)


TITLES, FINAL 4 FINISHES

Kudzu League Titles (all-time), Final 4 Finishes (since 1960),
Rates (% of eligible seasons), and

Region (& State) Titles are presented below
(click column headings to sort)

Team/School KudzuTitles TitleRate KudzuFinal4 Final4Rate Region(State)
Marietta 20 30% 32 062% 15 (1)
McEachern 09 17% 30 058% 14
Wheeler 08 17% 23 049% 10
LemonStreet 07 37% 07 100% 03 (1)
Walton 07 19% 16 044% 07
SouthCobb 06 09% 11 021% 03
Campbell 05 08% 15 029% 00
Harrison 04 20% 11 055% 04
Sprayberry 03 05% 14 027% 03
NorthCobb 03 05% 12 023% 04
ShilohHills 01 20% 01 020% 00
Kell 01 11% 05 056% 01
Lassiter 01 03% 06 020% 01
Pebblebrook 01 02% 08 017% 03
Pope 00 00% 06 025% 03
Wills 00 00% 05 021% 00
KennesawMtn 00 00% 02 017% 00
Hillgrove 00 00% 01 017% 01
Allatoona 00 00% 00 000% 01

  

Rankings (1902-1951)

'Old School Era'

Rankings (1952-1973)

'Classic Era'

Rankings (1974-1999)

'Golden Era'


'NEW CENTURY ERA' RANKINGS

'New Century Era' Rankings are presented below.  Older (prior to 2000) Rankings are presented on separate pages (see links above, at the top-left, and at bottom of this page).

Rankings based upon MaxPreps/CBS Sports Power Ratings for 2004 and later seasons. 

Rankings based upon Overall Win% prior to 2004 season.

During the first 12 seasons of the 'New Century Era' (2000-11), Walton has claimed four (4) Kudzu League titles, Harrison has claimed three (3), and Campbell, Kell, Lassiter, Marietta, and Pebblebrook each have claimed one (1).


Cobb County Kudzu League Rankings

2012 High School Football Final

CountyRk Team/School StateRk Power AllW-L CoW-L Notes
#01 NorthCobb 53.1 11-03 Region Title?
#02 McEachern 42.7 08-03 Region Title
#03 Lassiter 41.6 10-01 Region Title
#04 Marietta 41.4 08-04
#05 Walton 36.9 07-04
#06 Allatoona 35.8 11-02
#07 Hillgrove 32.3 06-05
#08 Kell 32.2 10-02 Region Title
#09 Wheeler 27.8 06-05
#10 SouthCobb 26.4 07-03?
#11 Harrison 18.0 04-06
#12 Pope 15.8 06-04?
#13 KennesawMtn 15.7
#14 Walker 12.7 11-01 Region Title
#15 Campbell 09.4 03-07
#16 Sprayberry 06.6 03-07
#17 Whitefield 01.9 06-04
#18 Pebblebrook 00.8 00-10
#19 MtParan 00.5 03-07
#20 Osborne 00.3 02-08
#21 NorthCobbChristian 00.1 02-07?

Sprayberry QB Shane Young looks to throw to WR Jontae Williams against Kennesaw Mountain (2012)


2012




Sprayberry WR/KR Tye Richardson against Hillgrove (2011)


2011


All-State

Jibrin Linge (2nd)

Cobb County Kudzu League Rankings

2011 High School Football Final

CountyRk Team/School StateRk Power AllW-L CoW-L Notes
#01* Walton #008 52.6 14-01 5-0 Region Title
#02 Lassiter #014 45.8 10-04 4-3
#03 McEachern #018 43.6 10-02 7-2
#04 Kell #026 41.7 09-03 3-0
#05 Hillgrove #030 40.1 11-01 9-0 Region Title
#06 Allatoona #035 38.5 12-01 1-0 Region Title
#07 Pope #064 30.2 10-02 4-1 Region Title
#08 Marietta #073 29.2 06-06 2-4
#09 SouthCobb #088 26.3 08-04 6-4
#10 Sprayberry #100 24.0 05-06 2-4
#11 NorthCobb #112 22.3 05-06 4-4
#12 Pebblebrook #123 20.6 04-06 4-3
#13 Wheeler #135 18.5 04-06 0-5
#14 Harrison #160 16.3 03-07 2-5
#15 MtParanChristian #218 09.1 07-04 2-0
#16 Osborne #270 03.3 02-08 0-3
#17 Campbell #291 00.9 01-09 1-7
#18 KennesawMtn #313 00.4 00-10 0-10
#19 Whitefield #322 00.3 04-06 1-0
#20 Walker #351 00.2 03-07 0-2
#21 NorthCobbChristian #477 00.1 01-09 0-1

Cobb County Kudzu League Rankings

2010 High School Football Final

CountyRk Team/School StateRk Power AllW-L CoW-L Notes
#01* Kell #012 47.2 14-01 3-0 Region Title
#02 McEachern #029 40.0 10-02 8-0 Region Title
#03 Hillgrove #032 39.0 10-03 7-2
#04 Pope #061 30.3 07-04 4-1
#05 Walton #066 29.6 07-04 4-0
#06 NorthCobb #112 22.3 05-05 4-4
#07 Harrison #116 21.5 05-06 4-3
#08 Pebblebrook #118 21.2 04-06 3-4
#09 Lassiter #123 20.2 05-06 3-2
#10 Allatoona #124 20.2 08-03 1-0
#11 SouthCobb #138 18.7 07-04 6-3
#12 Sprayberry #142 18.4 04-06 2-4
#13 Marietta #228 08.3 02-08 2-5
#14 KennesawMtn #256 05.2 01-09 1-9
#15 MtParanChristian #312 00.8 06-05 2-0
#16 Campbell #322 00.7 01-09 0-8
#17 Wheeler #323 00.6 01-09 0-5
#18 Osborne #352 00.5 01-09 0-3
#19 Walker #367 00.4 03-07 1-1
#20 DominionChristian #409 00.3 02-08 0-0
#21 Whitefield #415 00.2 02-08 0-1
#22 NorthCobbChristian #469 00.1 02-08 0-1

Sprayberry RB/DB Josh Moody against Kennesaw Mountain (2010)


2010




Sprayberry QB Jerick McKinnon against Osborne (2009)


2009


All-State

Jerick McKinnon (1st)

Blake Young (1st)

D'Alvarez Antwine (HM)

Cobb County Kudzu League Rankings

2009 High School Football Final

CountyRk Team/School StateRk Power AllW-L CoW-L Notes
#01* Lassiter #015 47.4 12-01 6-0 Region Title
#02 McEachern #031 38.9 10-01 5-0 Region Title
#03 Kell #059 31.5 06-05 3-2
#04 Sprayberry #062 31.3 07-04 2-1
#05 Walton #067 30.7 06-04 3-2
#06 Pope #071 29.9 06-04 4-2
#07 Hillgrove #098 24.5 07-03 1-1
#08 Pebblebrook #121 21.1 06-04 1-0
#09 Marietta #131 20.2 06-05 3-2
#10 Harrison #149 17.5 04-06 2-3
#11 NorthCobb #178 14.1 03-07 3-2
#12 Campbell #195 12.1 02-08 2-4
#13 Osborne #238 07.7 03-07 0-3
#14 SouthCobb #258 05.5 01-09 1-5
#15 KennesawMtn #283 02.2 01-09 1-5
#16 Wheeler #289 01.7 00-10 0-5
#17 Whitefield #341 00.6 06-05 0-1
#18 MtParanChristian #345 00.5 08-02 1-0
#19 Allatoona #365 00.4 04-06 2-0
#20 Walker #368 00.3 03-07 1-0
#21 DominionChristian #399 00.2 07-03 0-0
#22 NorthCobbChristian #459 00.1 00-09 0-3

Cobb County Kudzu League Rankings

2008 High School Football Final

CountyRk Team/School StateRk Power AllW-L CoW-L Notes
#01* Harrison #010 47.9 09-03 5-1
#02 KennesawMtn #028 38.1 06-04 5-1
#03 Lassiter #030 37.2 09-03 5-1 Def. Walton
#04 Walton #031 37.1 09-02 4-1 Region Title; Lost to Lassiter
#05 McEachern #034 36.5 05-05 3-2
#06 Kell #037 35.8 08-03 4-2
#07 NorthCobb #039 35.7 05-05 3-2
#08 Hillgrove #087 26.5 08-04 1-1
#09 Marietta #096 25.5 03-07 1-4
#10 Pope #107 24.2 04-06 2-4
#11 Sprayberry #121 22.5 07-04 2-1 Region Title
#12 SouthCobb #127 21.8 02-08 1-5
#13 Campbell #154 18.0 03-07 1-5
#14 Whitefield #194 12.0 10-02 1-0 Region Title
#15 Pebblebrook #234 07.7 03-07 1-0
#16 Wheeler #291 00.8 00-10 0-5
#17 Osborne #337 00.4 01-09 0-3
#18 Walker #353 00.3 02-08 0-1
#19 Allatoona #388 00.2 03-03 1-0
#20 MtParanChristian #432 00.1 02-07 1-0
#21 NorthCobbChristian #449 00.1 00-08 0-2

Sprayberry RB David Carter against Lassiter (2008)


2008


All-State

David Carter (HM)

Forest Holt (HM)



Billy Shackelford (left), Sprayberry Football's 12th Head Coach (2007-present)


2007


Cobb County Kudzu League Rankings

2007 High School Football Final

CountyRk Team/School StateRk Power AllW-L CoW-L Notes
#01* Walton #013 37.1 12-02 7-0 Region Title
#02 NorthCobb #018 33.8 10-01 7-0 Region Title
#03 Harrison #021 33.0 09-03 4-3
#04 Marietta #057 21.1 07-04 5-2
#05 KennesawMtn #073 19.5 06-04 4-3
#06 Campbell #081 18.2 06-04 3-4
#07 McEachern #106 14.1 04-06 2-4
#08 Sprayberry #107 13.7 06-05 4-1
#09 Pebblebrook #140 09.9 07-04 1-0
#10 Wheeler #144 09.7 05-05 2-4
#11 SouthCobb #159 07.5 02-08 0-6
#12 Whitefield #179 05.2 08-05 1-0 Region Title
#13 Lassiter #186 04.7 03-07 2-4
#14 Kell #202 02.9 02-08 2-5
#15 Pope #247 00.6 01-09 0-6
#16 Hillgrove #327 00.5 08-02 0-0
#17 Walker #334 00.4 02-08 0-1
#18 Osborne #371 00.3 01-09 0-1
#19 NorthCobbChristian #423 00.2 00-02 0-0
#20 MtParanChristian #428 00.1 00-01 0-0

Cobb County Kudzu League Rankings

2006 High School Football Final

CountyRk Team/School StateRk Power AllW-L CoW-L Notes
#01* Campbell #040 27.0 09-03 6-1
#02 Wheeler #055 22.6 07-04 4-2 Region Title
#03 McEachern #056 22.5 06-04 3-3
#04 Pebblebrook #065 20.0 09-03 1-0 Region Title
#05 Harrison #078 18.3 06-04 3-3
#06 SouthCobb #082 17.2 07-04 4-2
#07 Walton #096 15.0 05-06 4-2
#08 KennesawMtn #098 14.7 05-05 3-4
#09 NorthCobb #099 14.5 06-05 4-3
#10 Kell #124 11.9 05-05 4-3
#11 Marietta #134 10.8 04-06 2-5
#12 Sprayberry #166 06.7 04-06 2-3
#13 Lassiter #175 06.2 03-07 2-4
#14 Walker #188 04.2 06-04 1-0
#15 Pope #207 01.7 03-07 0-6
#16 Osborne #285 00.3 02-08 0-1
#17 Whitefield #303 00.2 03-09 0-1
#18 Hillgrove #416 00.1 00-03 0-0

Sprayberry RB Taylor Armstrong against Kell (2006)


2006




Sprayberry RB Laron Davis against Lassiter (2005)


2005


Cobb County Kudzu League Rankings

2005 High School Football Final

CountyRk Team/School StateRk Power AllW-L CoW-L Notes
#01* Marietta #030 27.0 10-02 8-1 Region Title
#02 Kell #051 21.4 08-04 5-1
#03 Walton #055 21.1 07-05 4-1
#04 Harrison #070 18.8 09-02 9-2 Region Title
#05 SouthCobb #078 17.1 09-02 8-2 Region Title
#06 Lassiter #099 14.8 06-04 3-2
#07 McEachern #117 12.0 06-05 5-4
#08 Wheeler #150 07.5 04-06 2-3 Def. Pope
#09 Pope #153 07.3 04-06 1-4 Lost to Wheeler
#10 KennesawMtn #179 04.1 05-05 5-5 Def. Campbell
#11 Campbell #183 03.8 05-05 5-4 Lost to KennesawMtn
#12 Pebblebrook #231 00.6 03-07 3-6
#13 NorthCobb #259 00.5 02-08 2-8
#14 Walker #268 00.4 06-05 1-0
#15 Sprayberry #322 00.3 01-09 1-9
#16 Whitefield #372 00.2 04-07 0-1
#17 Osborne #374 00.1 00-10 0-9

Cobb County Kudzu League Rankings

2004 High School Football Final

CountyRk Team/School StateRk Power AllW-L CoW-L Notes
#01* Walton #022 30.5 12-02 4-0 Region Title
#02 Marietta #047 23.5 11-01 9-0 Region Title
#03 McEachern #083 16.9 09-03 7-2
#04 Harrison #095 15.0 09-02 9-1
#05 Lassiter #124 11.4 06-04 4-1
#06 SouthCobb #139 09.9 07-04 6-3
#07 Kell #187 02.8 03-07 1-4
#08 NorthCobb #190 02.5 05-05 5-5
#09 Wheeler #202 01.5 02-08 2-3
#10 Pebblebrook #241 00.8 03-07 3-6
#11 KennesawMtn #242 00.7 04-06 4-6
#12 Pope #243 00.6 02-08 1-4
#13 Campbell #244 00.5 03-07 3-6
#14 Osborne #306 00.4 02-08 1-8
#15 Whitefield #348 00.3 06-05 1-0
#16 Sprayberry #350 00.2 00-10 0-10
#17 Walker #382 00.1 02-07 0-1

Sprayberry DB Norm Early against North Cobb (2004)


2004




Sprayberry (in white) visits Wheeler (2003)


2003


Cobb County Kudzu League Rankings

2003 High School Football Final

CountyRk Team/School AllW-L Win% CoW-L Notes
#01* Walton 11-01 .917 10-00 Region Title
#02 Kell 08-02 .800 02-00
#03 Harrison 09-03 .750 08-02
#04a Campbell 07-04 .636 07-03
#04b Pebblebrook 07-04 .636 00-00
#06 McEachern 06-04 .600 06-04
#07 Marietta 06-05 .545 06-04
#08a NorthCobb 05-05 .500 05-05
#08b SouthCobb 05-05 .500 05-05
#08c Wheeler 05-05 .500 05-05
#11 Walker 05-06 .455 00-02
#12 Whitefield 04-06 .400 01-01
#13 Pope 03-07 .300 01-00
#14 Lassiter 02-08 .200 00-01
#15a KennesawMtn 01-09 .100 01-09
#15b Osborne 01-09 .100 01-09
#15c Sprayberry 01-09 .100 01-09

Cobb County Kudzu League Rankings

2002 High School Football Final

CountyRk Team/School AllW-L Win% CoW-L Notes
#01* Harrison 12-01 .923 10-00 Region Title
#02a McEachern 08-03 .727 08-02
#02b Walton 08-03 .727 08-02
#02c NorthCobb 08-03 .727 08-02
#05 Pebblebrook 08-04 .667 00-00
#06a Marietta 05-05 .500 05-05
#06b Lassiter 05-05 .500 01-00
#06c Walker 04-04 .500 01-00
#06d Pope 05-05 .500 00-01
#10a Sprayberry 04-06 .400 04-06
#10b KennesawMtn 04-06 .400 04-06
#12a Campbell 03-07 .300 03-07
#12b Osborne 03-07 .300 03-07
#14 SouthCobb 02-08 .200 02-08
#15 Whitefield 01-09 .100 00-01
#16 Wheeler 00-10 .000 00-10 4 forfeits

Sprayberry RB Kyle Herbert against Walton (2002)


2002




Sprayberry (in black) hosts non-league opponent Centennial (2001)


2001


Cobb County Kudzu League Rankings

2001 High School Football Final

CountyRk Team/School AllW-L Win% CoW-L Notes
#01* Harrison 8-3 .727 6-0 Region Title
#02 KennesawMtn 7-3 .700 0-0
#03a McEachern 7-4 .636 4-1
#03b NorthCobb 7-4 .636 4-2
#03c Pebblebrook 7-4 .636 1-0
#03d SouthCobb 7-4 .636 0-2
#07a Lassiter 5-5 .500 4-0
#07b Pope 5-5 .500 2-2
#07c Marietta 5-5 .500 2-3
#10 Walton 5-6 .455 3-2
#11a Campbell 4-6 .400 1-4
#11b Sprayberry 4-6 .400 0-4
#13a Wheeler 2-8 .200 1-3
#13b Osborne 2-8 .200 0-5
#15 Walker 0-2 .000 0-0

Cobb County Kudzu League Rankings

2000 High School Football Final

CountyRk Team/School AllW-L Win% CoW-L Notes
#01* Pebblebrook 10-01 .909 1-0 Region Title
#02 Harrison 12-03 .800 6-0 Region Title
#03 Pope 09-03 .750 4-1 Region Title
#04 Marietta 08-03 .727 4-2
#05 Walton 07-03 .700 2-2
#06 Lassiter 07-04 .636 4-1
#07a McEachern 06-05 .545 3-2
#07b SouthCobb 06-05 .545 1-1
#09 KennesawMtn 01-01 .500 0-0
#10 NorthCobb 04-07 .364 2-4
#11 Campbell 03-07 .300 1-4
#12 Lockhart 02-09 .182 0-0
#13a Wheeler 01-09 .100 1-3
#13b Sprayberry 01-09 .100 0-4
#13c Osborne 01-09 .100 0-5

Sprayberry LB Dennis Burke against non-league opponent Roswell (2000)


2000


Cobb County
Super Dozen

TJ Rutledge



Sprayberry Game Captains (2008): LB Stephen Hardwick (20), LB Blake Young (10), QB/WR Jerick McKinnon (4), and QB Forest Holt (11).

Rankings (1902-1951)

'Old School Era'

Rankings (1952-1973)

'Classic Era'

Rankings (1974-1999)

'Golden Era'