The Campbell Years

     
 
 Year OVERALL REGION HOME REGULAR SEASON  Region  Notes
Record PF PA Record PF PA Record PF PA Record PF PA
1972 3-7-0 108 239 1-5-0 46 166 1-4-0 54 143 3-7-0 108 239 7-A qualified for B, played in A
1973 8-1-1 202 55 4-1-1 99 37 4-0-1 120 27 8-1-1 202 55 7-A Region runner-up
1974 9-4-0 316 118 4-0-0 165 40 4-1-0 182 39 7-3-0 280 98 4-B LSC, So Ga champs
1975 9-3-0 260 92 3-0-0 89 19 6-2-0 135 64 8-2-0 241 66 4-B LSC, Sectional champs
1976 13-0-0 427 33 7-0-0 258 26 5-0-0 208 27 10-0-0 348 33 4-B STATE CHAMPS
1977 13-0-0 428 52 7-0-0 239 27 8-0-0 229 38 10-0-0 362 33 4-B STATE CHAMPS
1978 12-1-0 397 50 10-0-0 322 34 7-0-0 208 27 10-0-0 324 15 4-AA Region champs
1979 14-1-0 500 98 10-0-0 338 60 9-0-0 317 41 10-0-0 366 61 4-AA LSC, So Ga champs
1980 9-3-0 222 68 8-3-0 196 68 5-1-0 146 30 8-2-0 215 61 4-AA Region runner-up
1981 9-2-0 220 100 8-2-0 194 94 4-2-0 91 61 9-1-0 208 79 4-AA Region 3rd place
1982 12-1-0 344 65 9-0-0 230 32 8-0-0 249 21 10-0-0 290 34 4-AA Sectional champs
1983 12-2-0 388 86 9-1-0 326 45 4-2-0 129 65 9-1-0 332 59 4-AA Sectional champs
1984 12-2-1 294 123 5-0-0 150 40 9-0-0 184 47 8-1-1 220 85 4-A LSC, So Ga champs
1985 15-0-0 469 83 5-0-0 187 21 7-0-0 201 62 10-0-0 288 49 4-A STATE CHAMPS
1986 13-2-0 425 85 7-0-0 242 33 8-2-0 331 66 8-2-0 320 73 4-A STATE CHAMPS
1987 15-0-0 442 113 7-0-0 220 55 8-0-0 259 49 10-0-0 355 86 4-A STATE CHAMPS
1988 10-3-0 306 86 6-0-0 165 21 5-3-0 167 70 8-2-0 234 44 4-A LSC, Region champs
1989 15-0-0 484 87 6-0-0 217 26 9-0-0 329 44 10-0-0 336 58 4-A STATE CHAMPS
1990 15-0-0 381 93 9-0-0 268 50 8-0-0 219 40 10-0-0 257 52 4-A STATE CHAMPS
1991 14-1-0 463 61 9-0-0 352 24 9-1-0 306 49 10-0-0 338 24 4-A LSC, State runner-up
1992 11-2-0 367 96 5-0-0 207 27 6-2-0 208 50 9-1-0 304 70 4-A First round winner
1993 15-0-0 394 104 5-0-0 186 17 10-0-0 322 72 10-0-0 278 56 4-A STATE CHAMPS
1994 8-3-1 288 135 6-0-0 207 54 4-2-1 175 90 7-2-1 231 82 4-A LSC, Region champs
1995 15-0-0 470 67 6-0-0 233 35 11-0-0 347 32 10-0-0 370 47 4-A STATE CHAMPS
1996 9-2-0 354 123 5-0-0 228 52 4-2-0 172 63 9-1-0 340 98 4-A Region champs
1997 13-1-0 381 84 5-0-0 172 27 6-0-0 197 19 10-0-0 317 54 4-A LSC, Quarterfinal winners
1998 13-2-0 453 154 6-0-0 203 18 8-1-0 263 90 9-1-0 292 65 7-A LSC, State runner-up
1999 11-4-0 480 172 4-2-0 233 58 7-1-0 295 63 7-3-0 354 88 7-A LSC, State runner-up
2000 10-4-0 382 133 5-0-0 166 33 8-1-0 267 60 7-3-0 255 95 7-A LSC, Quarterfinal winners
2001 6-6-0 214 195 4-1-0 129 52 4-3-0 130 94 5-5-0 182 167 7-A First round winner
2002 8-5-0 332 165 3-2-0 142 54 3-3-0 156 79 6-4-0 258 122 7-A LSC, Second round winner
2003 14-1-0 564 117 5-0-0 232 30 7-0-0 287 50 10-0-0 406 52 7-A LSC, State runner-up
2004 12-2-0 337 107 5-0-0 162 11 6-1-0 206 53 9-1-0 229 67 7-A LSC, Quarterfinal winner
2005 12-3-0 386 174 5-0-0 162 31 8-1-0 225 54 7-3-0 236 132 7-A STATE CHAMPS
2006 14-1-0 489 62 7-0-0 261 13 7-1-0 278 45 9-1-0 329 30 7-A STATE CHAMPS
2007 11-2-0 358 113 6-1-0 221 63 5-0-0 181 9 9-1-0 315 72 7-A Second round winner
2008 12-2-0 374 95 5-0-0 158 27 8-0-0 190 24 9-1-0 296 63 7-A LSC, Quarterfinal winner
2009 11-2-0 262 139 5-0-0 117 31 6-2-0 167 107 9-1-0 201 93 7-A Second round winner
2010 10-3-0 461 145 5-1-0 242 54 4-2-0 190 64 8-2-0 377 105 7-A Second round winner
2011 12-1-0 461 144 6-0-0 193 56 7-0-0 289 68 10-0-0 385 108 7-A LSC, Second round winner
2012 11-2-0 399 154 7-0-0 272 80 6-2-0 208 108 9-1-0 343 122 7-A Qtrfinal winner
  Record PF PA Record PF PA Record PF PA Record PF PA    
OVERALL REGION HOME REGULAR SEASON
TOTALS  470-81-3 15,325 4,479 244-19-1 8,429 1,743 264-42-2 8,764 2,279 354-53-3 11,922 3,091 LSC = 15 playoff losses to eventual state champions
85.108% 92.614% 86.039% 86.707%
554 games NON-REGION AWAY PLAYOFFS
226-62-2 6,896 2,736 206-39-1 6,561 2,200 116-28-0 3,403 1,388
78.276% 83.943% 80.556%

(Click on year above for schedule)
("Home" games are those played on Buddy Bufford Field in Lincolnton.)

Playoffs:       Home: 82-14, 2405-842, 25 opponent shutouts, 3 LC shutouts
                 
Away: 34-14, 998-548, 11 opponent shutouts, 1 LC shutout

Most points scored, Largest winning margin: 73-0, Wadley, 1977, home
Most points scored in a half: 65-0, Glascock Co., 1993, home (72-0)
Most points scored in a quarter, more points scored in first quarter: 50-0, Athens Christian, 2003, home (63-0) GA STATE RECORD
Most points allowed (55), most points allowed in a half (35), most points allowed in qtr (28): 55-14, W-W, 2001, there
Largest losing margin, most points allowed at home: 45-0, Aquinas, 1972, home
Longest quarter: 55 minutes, first quarter, Athens Christian, 2003, home (63-0)
Shortest second half: 25 minutes, playing 4.5 minute quarters, Athens Christian, 2003, home (63-0)
Most points scored in a playoff game, largest winning margin in playoff game: 56-7, Metter, 2003, there

Opponents have been shutout in 180 games (33%).
LC has been shutout in 17 games (3%).


Undefeated seasons: 8 -- 20.00%
Undefeated regular seasons: 14 -- 35.00%
LC vs. larger-class opponents: 64-27-1 70.109%
LC vs. South Carolina teams: 37-4-0 90.244%
LC vs. private schools: 72-8-0 90.000%
LC in overtime games (shootout): 1-0 (1-0 away) -- (two 5-minute halves/penetration):  3-2  (1-1 home, 2-1 away) (1-0 playoffs)


Larry Campbell

Youngest coach in world to win 300 high school football games
Youngest coach and only coach in Georgia to coach 400 games in only 30 seasons -- GA STATE RECORDS

Youngest coach and only coach in Georgia to coach 500 games in only 37 seasons -- GA STATE RECORDS
5th nationally to win 400 games; 25th nationally to win 300 games; 11th nationally to coach 500 games
200 wins in first 18 - 250 in first 22 - 300 in first 26 seasons - 350 in first 31 seasons, 400 in first 35 seasons-- GA STATE RECORDS

200 wins at one field, 200 wins at home field, 107 playoff wins-- GA STATE RECORDS
Currently: #1 in Georgia active, #1 in Georgia alltime (3rd: Lincolnton native Dan Pitts (346)), #3 in USA alltime, #3 USA active.


Win Streaks
overall consecutive:   38-0-0, 1976(game1)-1978(12) FORMER GA STATE RECORD from 1978 to 10/25/91
44-0-0, 1989(1)-1991(14) FORMER GA STATE RECORD from 10/25/91 to 12/21/02
   (in both streaks, before/after losses in playoffs; AAAAA Parkview tied 38-win mark on 10/25/2002, 44-win mark on 12/14/02, and set new 45-win record on 12/21/02, streak ended 9/12/03 at 46 -- Buford tied 44-win mark on 12/13/03, won 47th on 9/03/04, lost on 9/10/04.)
regular season:   53-0-0, 1975(3)-1980(6) (ended with 1-0 penetration loss to AA Morgan Co.)
region: 108-0-0, 1983(5)-1999(7) GA STATE RECORD (before loss to AA Greene Co.)
home: 34-0-0, 1976(1)-1980(10) (before/after losses in playoffs)
away: 54-0-0, 1985(1)-1994(4) GA STATE RECORD(before '84finals Greenville/after JohnsonCo '93 runnerup)
regular season finales: 26-0-0, 1973(10)- 1998(10) GA STATE RECORD
Homecoming games: 41-0-0, 1972-current



41 Completed Years

11 State Titles
18 Semifinal wins
26 Quarterfinal wins
20 Round-of-16 wins (begun in '90)

33 Region titles (29 A, 4 AA), 4 Region second place, 3 Region third place

18 state finals in 35 years (1974-2006) (won 11) - GA STATE RECORD
16 state finals in 30 years (1974-2003) (won 9) - GA STATE RECORD

8 state finals in 10 years (1984-1993) (won 6) - GA STATE RECORD
Most consecutive region titles: 17 (1982-98) -- GA STATE RECORD
Most consecutive playoff years: 39 (1974-current) -- GA STATE RECORD
Most Dome playoff games: 8 (1997-2000, 2003-2006) -- GA STATE RECORD (set 12/9/06 - LC first to play 4 on 12/9/2000- tied by Washington Co. later that day, and Valdosta in 2001 - LC & WaCo played 5th 12/12/03 and 6th 11/26/04 -- LC played 7th 11/25/05))

Most consecutive Dome playoff games: 4 twice (1997-2000, 2003-2006) -- GA STATE RECORD - tied by Clinch 2004
Most playoff games (40) and most wins in 1990s (all classes) -- GA STATE RECORD.

Have won every game in which LC has led by 22 points.
Largest lead lost and game lost: 21-0, 11/30/2007 in Qtrfinal at Wilcox County; Wilcox won 34-24.
Largest lead lost but game won: 22 points, Trion, 12/12/03 Dome semifinal: LC led 22-0 at half, Trion took 24-22 lead, LC scored on TD pass with 0:25 left to win 28-24.
Never lost three consecutive games in first 381 games played; 250-game streak without consecutive regular season losses (1975-2000).
Between 1973 and November 2002, LC did not lose consecutive region games.

Have won every game in which LC scored 30 pts (1 loss in LC history after scoring over 25).
Have won playoff game in 35 of last 37 seasons.



When including Class C wins in '60, '62, '63, & loss in finals in '61, Red Devils have:

Playoff wins:  123 (123-30-0) STATE RECORD-- 2nd: Valdosta's 115 (115-28-2)
Most Class A Finals:  21 -- GA STATE RECORD (2nd overall to Valdosta - this does not include 1979 AA final)
Most Class A State Titles:  14 -- GA STATE RECORD (2nd overall to Valdosta - 21)

Most region titles - 37 -- GA STATE RECORD (Valdosta second with 35)

Most state semifinals - 30 -- GA STATE RECORD (Valdosta second with 29)