Ruth. Co. Prep Football History

While the history hasn't been written yet for the 2012 football season, Rutherford County has enjoyed a rich tradition of high school football over the years. In fact, over the past 20-seasons, from 1993 to 2012, Rutherford County has had a team in the semifinals 19 times. The only year a team didn’t make it to at least the semifinals was 1996. During that time, there have been three different teams win 7 state titles and another 6 were runner up. Four times teams made it to the semifinals before falling. The story for 2012 has yet to be written.

Prior to 1993, Oakland was runner up in 1988 and 1989 and state champions in 1984. Murfreesboro Central was a semifinalist in 1969 and state champions in 1970.

RUTHERFORD COUNTY FOOTBALL HISTORY OVER THE YEARS:

2012    Siegel

2011    Riverdale (Semifinals) Maryville 42, Riverdale 14

2010   Smyrna (Runner Up) Maryville 23, Smyrna 21

2009    Riverdale (Semifinals) Maryville 42, Riverdale 30

2008   Oakland (State Champs) Oakland 20, Franklin 13

2007   Smyrna (State Champs) Smyrna 46, Independence 20

2006   Smyrna (State Champs) Smyrna 35, Ravenwood 14

2005    Riverdale (Semifinals) Oak Ridge 17, Riverdale 0

2004    Riverdale (State Champs) Riverdale 35, Franklin 7

2003    Riverdale (Runner Up) Germantown 10, Riverdale 7

2002    Riverdale (Runner Up) Brentwood 10, Riverdale 7

2001    Riverdale (State Champs) Riverdale 35, Hendersonville7

2000    Riverdale (Runner Up) Red Bank 27, Riverdale 7

1999   Oakland(Semifinals) Sevier Co. 51, Oakland 31

1998   Oakland(State Champs) Oakland 46, Hendersonville 24

1997    Riverdale (State Champs) Riverdale 34, Munford 18

1996    NO SEMIFINALIST

1995    Riverdale (Runner Up)BrentwoodAdy 27, Riverdale 16

1994    Riverdale (State Champs) Riverdale 14, Germantown 10

1993    Riverdale (Runner Up) Lincoln Co. 20, Riverdale 7
 

PRIOR TO 1993

1989   Oakland (Runner Up) Gallatin 19, Oakland 9

1988   Oakland (Runner Up) Dickson Co. 10, Oakland 0

1984   Oakland (State Champs) Oakland 21, Hamilton 8

1969    Central (Semifinals) Memphis Southside 30, Murfreesboro Central 6

1970    Central (State Champs) Murfreesboro Central 36, Melrose 0

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