Bessemer City (Bessemer, AL)       previews home


GENERAL
Nickname: Tigers
Colors: Purple/White
Coach: Martez Edwards
League: 6A Region 4
Playoff Division: 6A
Playoff Division Rank: #26

COLLEGE PROSPECTS LOST TO GRADUATION
Jamal Brooks 6'1" 225 Senior ILB
Jhalin Witherspoon 6'0.5" 285 Senior DT

RATINGS
2016 Final Power Rating: 23.9
2016 National Rank: #2503
2016 State Rank: #67
D1 Talent (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: -1.1
Roster-Based (Players Back/Lost) Rough Rating Adjustment: -1.5
2017 Starting Power Rating: 21.3
2017 National Rank: #2830
2017 State Rank: #76
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2016 Rating): 23.5
Dynasty National Rank: #1746
2017 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: worse by 2.2
Dynasty Record: 92-62 (57-38 in league)

HISTORICAL
2016 Overall Record: 7-5
2016 League Record/Finish: 4-2 (3rd)
2016 Points For Average: 28
2016 Points Against Average: 22
2016 Differential: +6
2016 Wins: #1280 Wenonah (Birmingham) (29-14), #1519 Chelsea (31-23), #5582 Bryant [Paul] (Cottondale) (35-14), #7056 Northridge (Tuscaloosa) (34-19), #8366 Brookwood (47-14), #9848 Central (Tuscaloosa) (26-0), #10488 Selma (49-0)
2016 Losses: #517 Park Crossing (Montgomery) (52-26), #1016 Hillcrest (Tuscaloosa) (49-13), #1474 Clay-Chalkville (Pinson) (33-30), #1993 McAdory (McCalla) (30-13), #2169 Huffman (Birmingham) (16-3)
2016 Opponents W-L: 74-60
Recent League Championships: 2009 (tied for 1st; 6A Region 5), 2007 (5A Region 4)
Winning Streak Entering 2017 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2017 Schedule: 8/25 vs Central (Tuscaloosa), 9/1 at Clay-Chalkville (Pinson), 9/8 at Selma, 9/15 Hillcrest (Tuscaloosa), 9/22 Northridge (Tuscaloosa), 9/29 at Wenonah (Birmingham), 10/13 McAdory (McCalla), 10/20 at Bryant [Paul] (Cottondale), 10/27 at Brookwood, 11/3 at Huffman (Birmingham)
Highest-Rated 2017 Regular Season Opponents: Wenonah (Birmingham) (39.7), Clay-Chalkville (Pinson) (31.9), Huffman (Birmingham) (28.3)
Lowest-Rated 2017 Regular Season Opponents: Selma (-14.2), Central (Tuscaloosa) (-10.7), Brookwood (-7.4)
2016 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 11 (22.9 overall)
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 12.8
2017 vs. 2016 Schedule Strength Comparison: +1.8
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #85
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #3426
2017 Projected Regular Season Record: 6-4
2017 Projected League Finish: 2nd
2017 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: less than 1%



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