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)
- 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.