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2016-week-6a

GAME AND SERIES FACTS

Game time: Thursday, September 29th – 7:00 pm
Location: Campbell County High School
Last meeting – Farragut beat Campbell County 31-0 in 2015.

  • 2016 Records:  Campbell County 6-0     Farragut 4-1
  • Farragut and Campbell County meet for the first time where both teams come in as ranked opponents. (FHS #8 rank, CCHS #5 rank in Class 5A)
  • Farragut will be televised for the third time this season, and the second time on Pilot/Flying J’s Rivalry Thursday.
  • Farragut holds a 14-0 record versus the Cougars dating back to 1977.
  • The Admirals won four straight meetings from 1977-80.  The series resumed as Region 2-5A foes from 1993-2000.  The last time the Admirals played in Jacksboro was during the First Round of the 2004 Class 5A playoffs.
  • Largest Series Win for Farragut: 1998 (50-0)

FARRAGUT OUTLOOK

  • Coach: Eddie Courtney (142-90, 21st season)
  • Offense: Spread Option
  • Defense:  3-4
  • Farragut returns 10 starters from last season, 5 on offense and 5 on defense.
  • Key Players:  First-year starting quarterback Adam Fulton (Sr., 6-2, 212) who is completing 54% of his passes for 865 yards, 10 TDs and 2 INTs through five games in 2016.  Cooper Hardin (Sr., 6-1, 223) and Amon Johnson (Sr., 5-11, 190) lead a committee of running backs, who have combined for 14 TDs in the first five games of the season.  Joe Doyle (Sr., 6-0, 195) might be the area’s best kicker/punter, averaging 36.7 yards per punt, while converting 20/21 on PATs and 3/5 on FG attempts with a long of 34.  WR/DB Braden Collins (Jr., 6-0, 185) is set for a breakout season at WR along with Jaden Gibbs (So., 6-2, 175).  The duo has combined for 27 receptions for 454 yards and 3 TDs thus far in 2016.  Isaiah Gibbs (So., 5-9, 155) is a promising running back averaging more than 12 yards per carry.  Two-way lineman Chance Bolen (Sr., 6-1, 232) will fill voids on both lines of scrimmage.

CAMPBELL COUNTY OUTLOOK

  • Coach: Justin Price
  • Offense: Shotgun
  • Defense:  3-4
  • The Beaver return 8 starters, 3 on offense and 5 on defense.
  • Key Players: The focus is on the linemen, including Duncan Hundley (Sr., 5-9, 250), Bryson Garrett (Jr., 6-3, 275) and Jacob Hodge (Sr., 6-2, 275). Sam Frazier (Sr., 5-10, 200) is a player to watch at tight end and linebacker.WR/DB Cartez Campbell (So., 6-1, 170) “has got some big-play potential,” according to Taylor. Thomas Harper (So., 5-10, 160), the younger brother of former Karns star Devin Harper (Oklahoma State), is slotted at receiver. Xavier Baah (Sr., 6-4, 200) could have a breakout season for Karns on the defensive line.

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