Here is what some of Alabama's best coaches had to say after last week's games.
“As coaches, we have to do a better job of getting these guys ready to play — this one’s on me. We can get that stuff fixed. These guys just need to keep fighting the way they did tonight.” First year Rogers coach Daniel Garrett after his team's 41-22 loss to Brooks.
“We just can’t get it done in clutch situations. That’s three games we should have won. Unbelievable.” - Decatur Coach Jere Adcock after his team's 24-22 loss to Muscle Shoals.
“This is not the same Decatur team we’ve played the last two years. They outplayed us in every phase of the game. I’m glad we won, but I’m really disappointed in how we played.” Muscle Shoals Coach Scott Basden after the win over Decatur.
“It’s kind of an out-of-body experience. It’s what high school sports is all about, I think, is what happened Friday night. It’s just a whole different atmosphere at Weaver High School this morning.” Weaver head coach Gary Atchley on Monday morning after his team beat Glencoe 20-7 to end a 21 game losing streak.
“Will saw some things on offense he liked early and some formations that put them in a bind. It looked like to me they were confused and trying to move around. We were trying to get up to the line and go before they got set.”
Alexandria coach Todd Ginn on offensive coordinator and younger brother Will Ginn’s offensive adjustments in the Valley Cubs 45-22 region win over Center Point.
“It was an ugly win, but a win's a win. I don't know what was the deal tonight; maybe it's a hangover from Auburn and a short week, but we didn't play well in the first half. It was really just flat — the whole atmosphere was flat. We found a way to win there in the second half.” Opelika Coach Erik Speakman after his team's 24-7 win over Sidney Lanier in Montgomery.
“We got our butt kicked. “It is what it is. It’s football. We have a lot of work to do. We didn’t do what I said we needed to do to win and that was No. 1, we had to play disciplined on defense and we didn’t do that. Two, we had to play physical on defense and we didn’t do that.” Dothan Coach Smitty Grider after his team's 48-14 loss to Enterprise.