Former Opelika Coaches News

Congratulations to a couple of coaches that have been at Opelika High school in the past. Both have moved this year as Coach Brian Blackmon has moved from Troy to UCF and Coach Caleb Ross is moving from Prattville to Troy. Good Luck to you both.
Pictured: Left to Right: Coach Blackmon, Deandra Butler, Caleb Ross

Deandre Butler Signs with Jax State Coach Blackmon & Coach Caleb Ross 2/7/18 National Signing Day

Coach Rob Carter Headed to Sylacauga High School

Beauregard High School Athletic Director and head football coach Rob Carter has reportedly been hired to be the head football coach at Sylacauga High School, according to the Observer sports writer D. Mark Mitchell.

Here is the link of the whole article in the Opelika Observer.

Auburn High Hires New Head Football Coach

On Friday 2/26/2021, Auburn School Board announced the hiring of Keith Etheredge from Oxford as the new head football coach at Auburn High School. Coach Etheredge comes to 7A Auburn from a 6A Oxford with 15 years of head coach experience. Coach Etheredge has had 150 wins and five state championships during his coaching career.

Etheredge was at Oxford for the last 2 years where he had a 25-3 record and a Class 6A state championship.

Etheredge replaces Adam Winegarden, who has moved on to Tuscaloosa County after six years as head coach at Auburn High School.

OHS Seniors Sign Scholarships

2021/02/03 Nine Opelika High School seniors sign scholarship today.

Football Scholarships:

  • Anthony Martin – Dodge City (KS) Community College
  • Tre’Von Moore – Dodge City (KS) Community College
  • Tori Roberts – Dodge City (KS) Community College
  • Ty Robinson – Dodge City (KS) Community College
  • Ja’Ki Stephens – Faulkner University
  • Eric Thomas – Dodge City (KS) Community College
  • Erick Watts – Itawamba (MS) Community College

Basketball Scholarships:

  • Kaitlyn Bryant – Chipola College
  • LaDajah Huguley – Chipola College

Congratulations to these fine athletes:

2021-02-03 Girls Basketball Seniors Sign Scholarships
2021-02-03 OHS Football Seniors Sign Scholarships