There are some big rivalries in Alabama that may get more attention, but if you ask anyone who attends the annual Hoover and Oak Mountain game, it is apparent the passion and fervor each community feels for its team is no less intense or real. This big game draws huge local crowds and is one of the fastest developing rivalries in the state.


Larry McCammon


Seth Compher


Seth is a three-year letterman on the varsity football and has sustained a 4.10 cumulative GPA. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, and the National Honor Society. Seth plans to attend Auburn University next fall where he will pursue a degree in biomedical sciences.
Connor Kelley

Oak Mountain

Connor started football in the sixth grade. He is a member of Mu Alpha Theta, English Honor Society, Rho Kappa, and the National Honor Society. He plans to attend Auburn University & major in pre-pharmacy.


Eric Kerley


Eric played noseguard on defense for the Berry High School Buccaneers from 1991 – 1993 under legendary Buc Coach Bob Finley. In fact, Kerley played here at the Hoover Met several times his junior & senior seasons including Coach Finley’s last game as head coach in 1993. He was selected to the All-State team as well as some All-American squads before signing with the University of Alabama Crimson Tide where he played from 1994 – 1997 being selected as a team game captain several times. Eric and his family live in the Birmingham area. Eric is married to Aleshka and they have a son, Eric Jr. His mother is Mozella and younger brother is Joshua. Eric is the owner of a private fitness club.


Oak Mountain was no match for Class 7A No. 2 Hoover as the Bucs powered past the Eagles 59-7 in a Class 7A, Region 3 game at the Hoover Met. Junior Larry McCammon rushed for 117 yards, adding touchdowns of 25 and 22 yards. Fellow junior Jacquez Allen had 58 rushing yards and scores from four and 12 yards out. Senior Vonte’ Brackett ran for 79 yards on nine carries, scoring on a 5-yard run. Quarterback Jalen Parker scored on a 6-yard run early in the first quarter and threw a 1-yard touchdown to Brooks Brymer in the third. Kaulin Jackson scored on a 4-yard run for Hoover (5-1, 4-0 region) late in the fourth quarter. Connor Webb’s 32-yard touchdown pass to Carson Bobo was Oak Mountain’s lone score in the second quarter.