Upcoming Events

Spring Black & Gold Game - May 15th @ RHHS

RHMS Game to Start at 5:00PM, RHHS Game to Immediately follow

Latest News

Congrats Graduating Seniors!!!

Wildcat Nation would like to thank and congratulate all of the Seniors Graduating in May.

Special congratulations to the following senior Wildcats who have committed to play at the next level:

Hartley Seale - North Carolina Weselyan Battling Bishops

Hayden Gorsuch - Kentucky Christian University Knights

Caleb Branham  - Shorter College Hawks

Ronnie Harris - Charleston Southern Buccaneers

AJ Vandegrift  - Limestone College Saints

Austin Berisford - Brevard College Tornados

Pierce Lewis  - Valdosta State Blazers

Thomas Lewis - Valdosta State Blazers

2015-16 Sports Physicals

Physicals for the 2015-2016 school year will be held on Monday, April 27 after school in the East Gym. Please visit the Trainer section (Tab above) for additional information.

The dates are below and you can go to www.bobbylambfootballcamp.com for details.  See you this summer!

Troy University/Neal Brown Football Camp - We will have 4 traveling camps for grades 9-12 and 2 camps in Troy for grades 9-12. Please see the attachment for camp dates or you can go to www.nealbrownfootballcamps.com to register or to find more information.

Flyer Attachment

USA National Team

Thank you for your support of USA Football's U.S. National Football Team. According to our records we have an athlete from your program scheduled to attend our Atlanta Regional Development Camp in Marietta, Georgia on April 25 & 26, 2015 at Lassiter High School

Regional Development Camps are two day, non-contact camps where the primary focus is to develop athletes' positional skills, while competing for a spot on the U.S. National Football Team.

In the event that you have players you believe would benefit, please feel free to share the following information with them.

USA Football's Regional Development Camp program offers athletes the following:

  • Train and work with current NCAA college football coaches (see list below)
  • Gain recruiting exposure from NCAA coaches across all divisions
  • Two-days of football development and competition
  • Opportunity to try-out for the U.S. National Football Team and represent the United States against Canada in the International Bowl at Dallas Cowboys' AT&T Stadium
  • Learn Heads Up Football tackling technique from USA Football Master Trainers 

Camp Location: Lassiter High School in Marietta, Georgia


Dates: Saturday and Sunday April 25 & 26, 2015

Valdosta State Mini Camps

Valdosta State University Traveling Mini-Camp will be in RH on June 17th. Registration begins at 8:00 at the Turf Fields. Information on sign up sheet below:

VSU Camp

2015 Georgia Elite Junior Classic Showcase

PLease click the flyer beow for information about the 2015 Georgia Elite Junior Classic Showcase.


2015 Player Pack & Gridiron Membership Information

All players planning on being part of the football team in 2015 are required to purchase a player pack. In order to be a member of the football team, one parent or guardian is required to at least become a Wildcat Bronze member. Included in the Bronze, Silver and Gold Packages are your player pack and Gridiron membership. Please see the application and information sheet below for details:

Gridiron Application and Information Packet

Coach LeZotte Remind

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Meet The Coach/Wildcat Pride Night

Monday March 9th @ 6:30 at RHHS East Cafe. Parent(s) of players planning to play in 2015 must attend.


Big Nasty Mud Run

The Big Nasty Mud Run will be help on April 25th. Information on this event can be seen at bignastymudrun.com. Please come out to particiapate and/or volunteer. Benefits from this Mud Run will do directly to help the Football Team this upcoming season.

2015-16 Schedules Posted

Please click the Schedule/Events tab and the calendar below to see the upcoming schedule for the 2015-16 Varsity, JV and 9th Grade Season. The 9th grade season is a work in progress. More to be added soon. Also, the Spring football practice dates and game have been added.

Coach LeZotte Bio

Matt LeZotte Biography

Matt LeZotte enters 1st year as the Head football coach after serving for 2 years on the Wayne County Football Staff as Assistant Head Coach in Jesup, GA and 4 years as the Head Football Coach/Athletic Director at Aquinas High School in Augusta, GA from 2009-2012. 

WCHS:  LeZotte served as the Assistant Head Coach and running backs coach for the Yellow Jackets.  LeZotte coached multiple All-Region and All-State players while at WCHS.  While at WCHS, LeZotte helped lead the Yellow Jackets to a 2013 GHSA 4-A Semifinal appearance and a 2014 Region 3-AAAA Championship and Quarterfinal appearance.

AHS:  LeZotte compiled a 28-16 record in four seasons, making the playoffs each of the last two seasons.  In 2011 he was named the Comcast CSRA Coach of the Year after his team made it to the GHSA State Quarterfinals, finishing the season with a 9-4 record.  He led his team to three winning seasons in a row, first ever home playoff game, and led the team to its first ever playoff victory, all which had not been done in the schools 60+ year history of playing football.  In 2011 the team set, at the time, school records for points per game scored (33.6), points per game allowed (16.4) and overall victories (9) while finishing as the Region 7-A Runner-Up.  In 2012, Aquinas finished the regular season at 8-2, which had never been done prior to 2012 while playing a region schedule. Not only did LeZotte build a football team, he built a sustaining program that has been 26-1 since his departure with 2 Region Titles and 1 GHSA 1-A Private State Championship.  LeZotte currently has four players from his time at Aquinas playing NCAA football, two of which are in the SEC.  Dane Anderson (Citadel), Connor Tierney (Georgia Southern University), Will Few (Ole Miss) and Brendan Douglas (UGA)

In College:  LeZotte was a four-year letter winner and three-year captain at QB while playing for James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. He was the captain of the 2004 I-AA National Championship team.  He was the first three-year captain in the school's history. 

Personal:  LeZotte and his wife Lindsay have one daughter, Lucy and a baby on the way.

New Head Coach

Matt LeZotte has been named the new Head football coach for our Richmond Hill Wildcats. Welcome aboard Coach Lezotte. Wildcat Nation is happy to have you!!! A press conference will be Monday 2/23 at 3:00PM in the East cafe at RHHS.

Savannah Now Article

National Signing Day 2015

WJCL Article - Link

2015 College Signings

The following senior Wildcats have committed to play at the next level:

Ronnie Harris - Charleston Southern Buccaneers - Website

AJ Vandegrift - Limestone College Saints - Website

Austin Berisford - Brevard College Tornados - Website

Pierce Lewis - Valdosta State Blazers - Website

Thomas Lewis - Valdosta State Blazers - Website

All-Region Award Winners

Congratulations to the following All-Region Award Winners:

1st Team:

Ronnie Harris –RB

Caleb Branham –OL

2nd Team :

Jon Zelner - OL

Tommy Washington – DB

Jeremy Word – DL

AJ Vandergrift – LB

Honorable Mention:

Pierce Lewis – OL

William Powell – DB

Martial Washington – DB


Maxpreps Players of the Year

Congrats to the following for their well deserved awards:

Maxpreps Defensive Player of the Year: A.J. Vandegrift

Maxpreps Offensive Player of the Year: Ronnie Harris

Maxpreps Overall Player of the Year: Ronnie Harris


Ronnie Harris - WTOC High School Spotlight:




Region 3-AAAAA Standings

School Region Overall Reg Pct Overall Pct PFPG PAPG
Ware County 8-0 10-0 1.000 1.000 34.0 9.0
Coffee 7-1 9-1 0.875 0.900 36.0 12.0
Glynn Academy 6-2 7-3 0.750 0.700 27.0 21.0
Brunswick 5-3 6-4 0.625 0.600 27.0 25.0
Effingham County 4-4 6-4 0.500 0.600 20.0 23.0
South Effingham 3-5 4-6 0.375 0.400 17.0 19.0
Statesboro 2-6 2-8 0.250 0.200 10.0 24.0
Richmond Hill 1-7 2-8 0.125 0.200 15.0 21.0
Bradwell Institute 0-8 0-10 0.000 0.000 9.0 29.0

JV & Varsity Pics

Please visit the facebook page linked below to see pics of our boys:

FB Pics

Please visit Zaxby's for Dinner Every Tuesday. Zaxby's is donating part of the proceeds from 5:00 to 8:00 to the Football Team. Go Wildcats!!!

Explosive Football Camps

USA Football National Team - Regional Development Camps

Information below about the USA Football National Team and Development Camps. There are Regional Camps located in Jacksonville, Tampa and Atlanta. Info:

USA National Team

2015 Gridiron Officers

The following have been elected to serve as Gridiron officers for 2015:

Executive Officers:

President - John Jeffery John.f.jeffery@gmail.com

Vice President - Katie Underwood

Treasurer - Carol Palmer

Secretary - Cristy Foskey

Asst. Treasurer/Secretary - Kerry Millbradt

Aaron Murray FB Camp

Head Coach

On December 12th Coach Josh Eads resigned his position as the Head Football Coach at Richmond Hill High School. He will continue to teach as RHHS.

Coach Eads would like to thank the Players, Football Families, School Administration, Corporate Sponsors and everyone who has supported the Wildcats this year.

School Administration plans to post the open position soon and work diligently to fill the position.

GHSA AAAAA Playoff Bracket

Annual Football Banquet

Our Annual Football Banquet will be held on Monday, December 8th @ the RHHS Cafe at 6:00PM. The event will be catered by Bubba's Bistro aka Magnolia Catering. Players, Coaches, and Support Staff eat for free. Tickets for Adults will be $12. Children between the ages of 5-12 will be $6 and Children under 5 eat for free. Please RSVP our Gridiron President Eric Berisford at rhhswildcatfootball@gmail.com with how many guests will be attending. If you buy tickets ahead of time, you will be able to enter immidiately upon arrival and avoid the line at the door.

JV & Freshman Season

Congrats to our JV Wildcats with a BIG 29-15 win over South Effingham to finish their season with a three game winning streak and a final record of 4-2. This combined with a strong 9th Grade Team going 2-1. Also, we have a very strong rising 9th grade next year. This years Middle School team is undefeated and headed towards a championship. The future has never looked brighter for our Wildcats.

Sweatshirt & Sweatpants

Below is the order form for the 2014 Team Hoodie and Sweatpants. Please download the form and turn it in by 10/31. If you have any questiions, contact Greg Zellner at (256)303-5488.

Order Form

RH vs. Effingham Highlight Film

Please click the link below to see the highlight film of the RH vs Effingham Game:


Spaghetti Dinner

On Thursday October 16th the Gridiron will be hosting a Spaghetti Dinner at the RHHS Cafe at 6:00. The Players, Coaches and support staff will eat free. Anyone else is welcomed to attend and dine with the team for the cost of $10. Santello's will be catering the dinner. This will be the night before the game against So. Effingham so it will be a great chance to come together, and support our Wildcats. Thanks to Santello's for their generosity. Please visit them for Lunch or Dinner in the Ford Plaza.

Wildcats Top Bradwell 28-7

Our Richmond Hill Wildcats improved their record to 2-0 with a Region 3-AAAAA win over host Bradwell. Go Wildcats!!!! Check out the Video Highlights:

Youtube Highlights

Varsity Letterman Jackets

Hi Parents!
My name is Bridget Melton and I am handling the ordering of the letterman jackets for the football players this year.  My number is 912-312-4425 and my email address is bmelton72@hotmail.com.  if you need to reach me.

Please see the attached order form for the details.  We will have a rep from Thompson's at the school on 9/15 at 2:45 (in the gym) to fit the players who want to buy one this year.  There is a 50% deposit that will be due NO LATER than 9/28-  the order is being placed on 9/29.  The checks need to be made to RH Gridiron and turned into me by this date.

To make the fitting process a little quicker - the Thompson's rep would like me to email them a list of everybody that is interested in purchasing one, with the CORRECT spelling of you players name- they will be using this list for the names on the jackets.  Please email if you will be having your son fitted on Monday by Saturday night (the 14th).

Thank you!

Order Form

Wildcat History & Stats

Please visit the enhanced History Section of the website. There are sections about past teams, coaches and players. Additionally, game stats from each week will be posted on the website in the Records/Stats section.

Wildcats Shut Out Johnson 20-0

The Wildcats won their season opener 20-0 over the Atom Smashers of Johnson High. Go Wildcats!!!

Savannah News Article

If you are interestred in seeing stats from the game, please visit the Stats/Records area under History.

Physical Packet and Required Trainer Paperwork

Please click the link below for the Sports Physicals Forms:

Physical Packet

If you are unsure if your physical and paperwork is up to date, please contact Coach Eads or the Trainer. Her information is in the Trainer section of the website.

If you have questions please contact Coach Eads at jeads@bryan.k12.ga.us.

WJCL RH Football Preview

Clink the Link below for the "The Big Guy's" preview:


Senior Stadium Banners



We are providing the seniors an opportunity to purchase a Senior Banner (with a photo) to be displayed at during ALL home football games along the outside fence. The cost per banner is $90. The size is 70" x 45". 

An example of the banner and the order form are below. Once, the order form is returned with payment, I will contact you and/or the player to set up a time with Pocket Media to get the photo taken. 

Payment can be sent via mail to the address on the order form Attention: Banner Purchase, or it may be given to Dorcas Branham or you may bring payment and form to one of the Gridiron meetings. The meetings are held weekly on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. in the school's cafeteria.

According to Pocket Media, once the photo is taken, the turnaround time for the banner is 2 to 3 days.  Please ensure you print your email address legibly on the order forms because a proof will be emailed to you prior to print for approval. 

The banners will be returned to you at the end of the season for a keepsake! 

If you have any questions, our contact information is below.


Thank You,

Richmond Hill High School Gridiron

Dorcas Branham


Order Form


Fall Program Personal Ads

This year the Gridiron is offering the opportunity for every Fall Sports Athlete, Band Member and ROTC Cadet to have personal ads in the Fall Programs. The ads are available to every one of these students regardless of their current grade and their families.
The DEADLINE for all Student Advertising is AUGUST 13TH.  The Printer has a deadline of August 14th and any ads received after August 13th will not be eligible for print.
Below is a link to the order form that includes pricing. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.  I have included my email below my signature.
Michelle Watley

Picture Day Pictures Available

Cobblestone Photography is happy to offer the pictures taken on "picture day". Please click the link below for details of how to order these great shots:

Cobblestone Photography

Picture Day

Wildcat Picture Day will be Friday August 1st beginning at 3:30PM. All players are required to attend. Seniors need to bring a Shirt, Tie and Jacket.

Toast of the Coast Tournament

Congrats to our Wildcats for a VERY nice showing at the Toast of the Coast Tournament. Against some of the stronger programs in the area our boys finished with a record of 5-6. It was a great weekend and the boys got a ton of excellent competition and exposure. 

Toast of the Coast Schedule and Location:


2014 Corporate Sponsors

If you are a Business Owner/Manager and would like to support our Wildcats, please consider becoming a Corporate Sponsor. Details on the flyer below:

2014 Corporate Sponsor Form

2014 Spirit Packs and Membership

All players are required to purchase a Spirit Pack for the upcoming season. These must be purchased by June 16th. You are required to purchase at least a basic or Bronze Level Package. This includes Spirit Pack and a family Gridiron Membership. There are different membership packages. Included in these packages are the spirit pack. Details are on the flyer below:

Membership Packages

Please fill out your 2014 Membership form and remit with your payment.

Membership Form

Checks are made out to RH Gridiron and can be mailed to:

Richmond Hill Gridiron

PO Box 252

Richmond Hill, GA 31324

Toast of the Coast 7 v 7 Tournament

The Wildcats will be attending the Brunswick "Toast of the Coast" 7 v 7 Tournament on June 20th and 21st. Please see the Flyer below for details:


RHMS Football News

If you have a child that ill be attending the Richmond Hill Middle School next year and is interested in playing football, please visit the www.rhms.bryan.k12.ga.us to register your child and get all the required forms. A few important dates:

May 15th - Sports Physicals - Carver (Rising 6th Graders)

May 16th - Sports Physicals - RHMS

Summer Workouts begin for ALL players on June 10th. They will be on Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30-10:30

Here's a link to the RHMS Football Web Page: RHMS Wildcats


Mandatory Parents Meeting 5/12

If you are a parent of a player on the team you must attend the Mandatory Parents meeting on 5/12 at the Cafe at 6:30. Important information will be shared regarding the Summer Schedule, Spirit Packs and the upcoming Football season.

Contact Information

Head Coach Contact Info

Head Coach: Matt LeZotte - mlezotte@bryan.k12.ga.us

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