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Alma Bryant Hurricanes

 Bruce Breland 

Bruce Breland was a standout baseball player at Berry High School in Birmingham before taking his talents to Auburn University. He was a member of the 1976 Auburn baseball team that reached the college World Series.

Breland became the head football coach at Coosa Valley Academy in 1983 where he served for two seasons before moving to Bessemer Academy in 1985.

Breland accepted the head football coaching position at Fultondale High School in 2000 and led the program for four seasons before moving to Shelby County for the 2004 seasons as the head football coach. He stayed there for only two seasons.

In 2009, Breland took over the football program at Woodlawn High School in Birmingham for the next four years. He left after the 2012 season and moved to Alma Bryant High School where he took over the head football duties for the Hurricanes in 2013.

Breland accepted the head coaching position at Victory Christian in 2019.

His overall record is 105-133 in 23 seasons as a head football coach in Alabama through the 2022 season.

Known Record:  105-133-0   44.1%
 Season Total   Playoffs   Region Record 
 Team   Season  Class   W/L/T   PF  PA   W/L/T  PF  PA   Region  Title  W/L/T   PF  PA 
Victory Christian
Victory Christian2022 1A4-6188266R62-4104174
Victory Christian2021 1A3-7136192R52-4102119
Victory Christian2020 1A4-691140R51-53888
Victory Christian2019 1A6-52682730-11431R53-3133156
 4 Years17-246838710-114318-16377537
Alma Bryant
Alma Bryant2016 7A1-995362R10-860309
Alma Bryant2015 7A0-1064331R10-841271
Alma Bryant2014 7A2-8109309R11-788258
Alma Bryant2013 6A4-72512880-12128R14-3185160
 4 Years7-3451912900-121285-26374998
Woodlawn2012 6A3-7179285R62-5124210
Woodlawn2011 5A7-41931920-11433R44-3118144
Woodlawn2010 5A3-7141271R41-663214
Woodlawn2009 5A5-4109156R53-471135
 4 Years18-226229040-1143310-18376703
Shelby County
Shelby County2005 5A6-52202960-1634R33-4141223
Shelby County2004 5A7-42431650-11517R34-3139128
 2 Years13-94634610-221517-7280351
Fultondale2003 2A1-8114271R41-6107206
Fultondale2002 2A8-42301791-11927R4#6-116068
Fultondale2001 3A8-3263870-137R45-217368
Fultondale2000 3A6-52462920-11328R45-2159167
 4 Years23-208538291-3356217-11599509
Bessemer Academy
Bessemer Academy1987 AISA-AAA3-7199253
Bessemer Academy1986 AISA-AAA6-41511260-1047
Bessemer Academy1985 AISA-AAA5-5193203
 3 Years14-165435820-10470-000
Coosa Valley Academy
Coosa Valley Academy1984 AISA-AA11-13141082-08231West
Coosa Valley Academy1983 AISA-AA2-781228
 2 Years13-83953362-082310-000
 23 Years105-133407852733-918728347-7820063098

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