MONTGOMERY, AL- Twelve unbeaten teams and all six defending state champions are in the 192-team field as the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) state football playoffs get underway Friday (Nov. 8). All games are scheduled for 7 p.m.
Hoover (10-0), Spanish Fort (10-0) and Madison Academy (10-0), the 2012 Class 6A, 5A and 3A state champions, respectively, are among the dozen teams that emerged though the rugged regular season with unblemished records.
Hoover, the only unbeaten team in Class 6A this season, currently owns a 25-game winning streak, with the Bucs' last loss coming in the 2011 Super 6 finals to Prattville 35-34.
Spanish Fort owns a 19-game win streak, with the last setback a 31-21 decision to St. Paul's in the 2012 regular season.
Madison Academy is riding a 20-game win streak dating back to 2012. Its last loss was to Class 5A Cullman 42-21 in the regular season.