UTV44, Gears up for the 2016 High School Football Season
Mobile, AL – UTV44, WJTC is kicking off its 11th season of the UTV44 High School Football Game of the Week. 100% locally produced and televised, and can be seen live on WJTC - UTV44 every Friday night beginning August 19th at 7pm. From play by play to game analysis, and to interviews with coaches and players, we catch it all.
The season will kick off with two defending state champions squaring off. #1 in 6A Spanish Fort will start their title defense against #1 in 7A, the McGill-Toolen Yellow Jackets. Game of the Week will also showcase the top talents of the area including Saraland quarterback Jack West, Blount quarterback Kadarius Toney, McGill-Toolen wide receiver Marlon Williams, Murphy’s two defensive stars’ linebacker Kendric Haynes and defensive lineman Neil Farrell.
The UTV44 High School Football Game of the Week schedule will consist of eleven (11) weeks of regular season games and four (4) possible tape delayed playoff games. The Game of the Week will once again follow a Flex schedule for 2016; games for week 1 through week 5 are chosen and will be covered according to the posted schedule. The flex schedule will be implemented for week 6 through week 11 and are subject to change. Flexible scheduling ensures quality matchups on Friday night in those weeks. This will allow winning teams to play their way onto the UTV44 Game of the Week schedule and prime time television. Flexible scheduling will not be applied to games on Thursday or Saturday nights. You can follow us on Game of the Week on Facebook for any changes. The Game of the Week schedule covers schools from Mobile and Baldwin County.
2016 UTV44 High School Football Game of the Week begins August 19th. Support your local teams and watch some great local football.
2016 UTV44 High School Game of the Week Schedule:
Date Time Visiting Team Home Team Location
8/19/16 7:00 PM Spanish Fort McGill-Toolen Lipscomb Stadium
8/26/16 7:00PM Daphne Spanish Fort Toros Stadium
9/2/16 7:00 PM McGill-Toolen Murphy Ladd-Peebles Stadium
9/9/16 7:00 PM Blount Saraland Spartan Stadium
9/16/16 7:00 PM Murphy Baker Hornets Stadium
9/23/16* 7:00 PM TBD - Flex Scheduling
9/30/16* 7:00 PM TBD - Flex Scheduling
10/7/16* 7:00 PM TBD - Flex Scheduling
10/14/16* 7:00 PM TBD - Flex Scheduling
10/21/16* 7:00 PM TBD - Flex Scheduling
10/28/16* 7:00 PM TBD - Flex Scheduling
*Subject to change (Flexible Scheduling)