Thursday, October 7, 2010

Game Preview: Fulton County

2010 Fulton County - 1A - District Opponent - (0-1) (0-6)
Opponent (Record) - Score - Ful. Co. Result - Location
Obion County Central (TN) (2-4) - 6-35 - LOSS - Away
Lake County (TN) (5-1) - 14-59 - LOSS - Away
Massac County (IL) (1-5) - 6-49 - LOSS - Home
Murray (7-0) - 6-55 - LOSS - Away
Reidland (4-2) - 28-49 - LOSS - Home
Mayfield (7-0) - 6-75 - LOSS - Away
Crittenden vs. Fulton County Series
Season - Result - Score - Location
1971 - WIN - 29-12 - HOME
1972 - WIN - 50-0 - AWAY
1973 - LOSS - 6-8 - HOME
1974 - WIN - 13-6 - AWAY
1975 - WIN - 13-8 - HOME
1976 - LOSS - 14-34 - AWAY
1977 - WIN - 19-15 - HOME
1978 - LOSS - 0-20 - AWAY
1985 - WIN - 7-6 - AWAY - Playoffs
1987 - WIN - 14-6 - HOME
1988 - LOSS - 21-28 - AWAY
1989 - WIN - 12-5 - HOME
1990 - LOSS - 0-13 - AWAY
1991 - WIN - 34-20 - HOME
1992 - LOSS - 15-18 - HOME - Playoffs
1993 - LOSS - 6-42 - AWAY
1994 - LOSS - 17-25 - HOME
1995 - LOSS - 16-32 - AWAY
1996 - WIN - 28-25 - HOME
1998 - WIN - 25-6 - HOME - Playoffs
1999 - WIN - 54-8 - HOME - Playoffs
1999 - WIN - 42-0 - AWAY
2000 - WIN - 39-12 - HOME
2001 - WIN - 47-0 - AWAY
2002 - WIN - 30-6 - AWAY
2005 - WIN - 39-8 - HOME - Playoffs
2007 - WIN - 40-12 - HOME
2008 - WIN - 58-8 - AWAY
2009 - WIN - 1-0 - HOME - Forfeit
  • CC leads the series 20 - 9 (69.0% winning percentage)
  • The series was tied 9 - 9  before winning the last 11 in-a-row.
  • Biggest win in the series for CC, 50-0 in 1972 and 58-8 in 2008
  • Biggest loss in the series for CC, 6-42 in 1993
  • Coach Starnes is 12-4 against Fulton County
  • CC has scored at least 12 points in 24 of the 29 games
  • Excluding last season's forfeit, CC has scored at least 30 points in the last 8 games.
  • The most significant game has been the 1985 playoff matchup 
  • when CC beat then #1 FC and eventually went on to win the state title.

In Week 7 Games
  • CC has won 12 straight week 7 games dating back to 1996.
  • CC is 23 - 28 - 2 all-time in Week 7 games
  • Longest Current Win Streaks Against Any Opponent

Consecutive Wins - Opponent
11 - Fulton County
9 - McLean County
6 - Heath
6 - Greenville*
5 - Caverna
* School is no longer in existence
MOST POINTS SCORED Through 6 Games*
Points - Season
253 - 1963
236 - 2004
211 - 2005
200 - 2010
198 - 2009
190 - 1988
178 - 2008
177 - 1987
156 - 1996
* Minimum 150 points scored
Fulton County Side Notes
  • Fulton County has not won a game since Week 2 of the 2008 season in which they won 34-28 in triple overtime over Chaffee, Missouri. They have currently lost 24 straight games.
  • Fulton County is 1-31 in their last 32 games.
  • The last time the Rockets lost to a team with a similar losing streak was in 2003 when they lost to Union County 6-12.  Union County had lost their last 14 games prior to the win.
  • Fulton County scored the fewest points in 1A this year 33.
  • Fulton County has allowed the second most points in 1A this year, 328.  The most has been allowed by Paris who has surrendered 369 in seven games.
  • In the previous three games, the Pilots have turned the ball over 15 times (Murray-6, Reidland-3, and Mayfield-6).  12 of the TO's were interceptions.
  • Against their 3 kentucky opponents this season, the Pilots have 66 total yards rushing and 271 total passing yards.  They have a 71 yard rushing touchdown during the same period.
  • Against their 3 kentucky opponents this season, they have been outscored in the first quarter this season 132 - 12.  Including 55-6 in the Mayfield game.  
  • Demontrell Pierce is the big play threat for the Pilots.  In the last three games, he has scored on four plays of 71 yards or longer.  A 86 yard pass against Murray, an 88 yard kickoff and 71 run against Reidland, and a 77 yard pass on Mayfield in the first quarter.
  • The Pilots have not attempted an extra point in the past three games.


Ballard Memorial Wrap Up
CC allowed 25 first downs in the game which is the most in a single game by an opponent
in the last 9 seasons.  The previous high during that period was 20 to Caldwell County in 2005.

The number of pass attempts by Ballard was also the highest total in the past 9 seasons.
The previous high was Calloway County in 2004 when they attempted 38 passes.

CC allowed 389 total yards in the game and won.  The last time the Rockets allowed 350 or
more total yards in a game and won was against Caverna in 2006 when the Rockets allowed
382 total yards.  CC won the game 49-30 and racked up 509 total yards of their own. 

Grant Gardner recorded a career high in tackles last week against Ballard Memorial with 15 total
tackles (7 solos, 8 assists).  

Longest Kickoff Returns for a TD
Yards - Player - Season - Opponent
99 - David Beverly - 1996 - Fulton County
95 - Bob Johnson - 1972 - Lone Oak
95 - Jim Hall - 1980 - Caldwell County
92 - David Maddux - 2000 - Todd County Central
90 - Dennis Mott - 1963 - Providence
90 - Shannon Epley - 2001 - Russellville
88 - Gary Winters - 1970 - North Marshall
88 - Tanner Nix - 2010 - Ballard Memorial
86 - David Beverly - 1996 - Todd County Central
86 - Shawnte Moss - 2004 - Muhlenberg North

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