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Leroy Football Team History

Leroy Bears
Leroy High School

P.O. Box 40 Leroy, AL 36548
Stadium: Bobby Farish Field at Palmer Stadium
Colors: Black & Gold
Coach: Scott Phelps
Region: 2A-R1
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1926  <-- 1999 <- 2000 -> 2001 --> 2022

2000 Season Highlights
 Scott Phelps enters his 7th season as Head Coach at Leroy.
 The Bears move from Class 3A and into Region 1.
 The Bears won the Class 2A Region 1 Championship.
 The Bears set a team record by scoring 77 in a game.
 The Bears set a team record for margin of victory at 77 points.
2000 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Aug. 31  @ Jackson    21   40   L       
 Fri., Sep. 8  vs. Washington County    28   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  @ McIntosh   *  41   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  vs. R.C. Hatch   *  77   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 29  @ McKenzie    42   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Keith   *  34   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  @ Greene County   *  31   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Southern Choctaw   *  14   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 27  vs. Excel   *  17   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 3  @ Maplesville    28   8   W       
 Fri., Nov. 10  vs. Ranburne    20   7   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 17  vs. Goshen    14   7   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 24  vs. Clay County    0   14   L       3rd Round Playoffs 
2000 Season Totals
  Points Scored367
  Scoring Average28.2
  Points Allowed126
  Defense Average9.7
  Opponents Record87-60
  Region Record6-0
  Home Record6-1
  Away Record5-1
2000 Class 2A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
8/20/2000PS 1043 ASWA
9/27/20004 9(3-1) ASWA
10/4/20005 8(4-1) ASWA
10/11/20006 8(5-1) ASWA
10/18/20007 6(6-1) ASWA
10/25/20008 4(7-1) ASWA
11/1/20009 4(8-1) ASWA
11/8/2000Final 4(9-1) ASWA
2000 Class 2A Region 1 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Leroy 11-23671262-134286-021432  Scott Phelps
Southern Choctaw 10-23811221-141365-123652  Larry Boykin
Greene County 10-34291853-1116804-219191  Bradford Howard
Excel 6-53091590-110173-315991  Al Bowen
Keith 3-61372002-490130  Mark Hurt
McIntosh 2-71022601-572166  Brent Orso
R.C. Hatch 0-8325140-612395  Emmanuel Thurman

2000 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Marc Anthony Coleman RB Sr.6-1190 AL-MS Game  
 Marc Anthony Coleman LB Sr.6-1190 2A Back of the Year  ASWA

2000 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Josh MooreOL Jr. HM  ASWA
 Josh MooreOL Jr. HM  BN
 Mark Anthony ColemanLB Sr.6-1190 1st  BN
 Mark Anthony ColemanLB Sr.6-1190 1st  ASWA
 Samson ErvinDB Sr.5-10185 1st  ASWA
 Samson ErvinDB Sr.5-10185 1st  BN

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