On a cool, autumn night in Cottondale, Ala., fans on both sides filled the stadium for Paul Bryant High School’s senior night, and watched the Paul Bryant Stampede(1-4, 0-2) upset the Central High Falcons(2-3,1-1) 31-7 in a non-regional, cross-town rivalry, their first win of the season.
Paul W. Bryant High School comes up short against Sidney Lanier as turnovers slow the Stampede late in the second half. Lanier running back Tacaris Bozeman goes off for over 200 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns.
Friday Night Lights are setting up across the state as high school football starts a new season. In Cottondale, Ala., on a humid Friday evening, the stage was set for the Tuscaloosa County Wildcats to defeat a cross-town, non-conference rival, the Paul Bryant Stampede, 59-34.
In an email to parents the Tuscaloosa City Schools announced that football tickets for Bryant High School, Central High School and Northridge High School will not be sold at the gates and can only be purchased using GoFan.
Auburn University wide receiver, Seth Williams, will declare for the NFL Draft, according to Matt Zenitz of AL.com. Williams led the Tigers in receiving yards and receiving touchdowns as a junior. The 6-foot-3 receiver is a 2018 graduate of Paul Bryant High School.
From COVID forfeitures to many of the games in west Alabama being moved to Thursday due to Hurricane Delta, last week of high school football was a wild one. As the regular season starts to wrap up, its crunch time for many schools as they make a final push for a playoff spot.
With Hillcrest’s huge win over Northridge last week, the doors of Region 4 of 6A were opened wide for an arms race involving almost all of the teams in the region. Now that we’re in October with only four weeks of the regular season left, its “put up or shut up” time for teams on the edge of a playoff berth.