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Upcoming Events

Recruiting Event - Monday, December 14th - 6:30 RHHS

Football Banquet - Thursday, January 7th - 7:00PM - RH City Center

Latest News

Banquet Date Change

Please note that the Banquet which was originally scheduled for 1/14 is now a week earlier and will be on Thursday 1/7 at 7:00PM at the City Center. Please rsvp so you will have a spot.

Recruiting Event

There will be a Recruiting 101 meeting on December 14th at 6:30pm @ RHHS. This event will be for all parents and players hoping to play at the next level.

Topics will include:


GPA Recruiting Platforms

Recruiting Questionnaires

Highlight Videos


Also, Please visit the Recruiting portion of the website. There is some great information on Camps, Recruiting events, Forms, Websites, etc...

Diamond in the Rough Football Camp

A camp is being held in Jacksonville in December for Seniors looking to play at the next level. This is not a team event, but an individual camp. Click the link below for info.

Diamond Camp Info

2015 AAAAA State Playoffs

Congrats to Coffee, Glynn, Ware and South Effingham for qualifiing for the State Playoffs from Region 3-AAAAA. Follow the Tournament by clicking the link below:

Playoff Bracket

Wildcats Lose to Liberty Co.

Our Varsity Wildcats lost to Liberty Co. 53-14. Thanks to all the Seniors for their efforts on Senior night.

Bryan County News Article

Current 3-AAAAA Standings and Recent Scores

Current Region Standings:

Maxpreps Standings

Recent Scores:

Coffee  40                    Bradwell 0

Glynn 21                      So. Effingham 14

Liberty 53                     RH 14

Ware 42                       Brunswick 5

Effingham 23               Statesboro 3




There will be a bonfire at RHHS this coming Thursday night at RHHS at 6:00. In addition to the Bonfire, there will be a time capsule buried at the school. Come out and enjoy the night and get ready for the Season Finale.

Hughes Named Player of the Week

Congratulations to Brian Hughes for being named Savannah Morning News Player of the week.


Free Tutoring for Military Students

Please be aware of this resource in case you have military students that are struggling or could use extra help. for U.S. Military Families is a DoD-funded program that allows eligible students in U.S. military families to connect to a live tutor online at any time for one-to-one help with homework, studying, test prep, proofreading and more. The service is available at no charge to all grades K-12.

Some examples of courses are below:

Algebra Tutors, Calculus Tutors, Trigonometry Tutors, Chemistry Tutors, Physics Tutors, Anatomy & Physiology, Essay Writing Tutors, Literature Tutors, Proofreading Tutors, Spanish Tutors, German Tutors, French Tutors, Accounting Tutors, Finance Tutors, Economics Tutors, AP Calculus AB Tutors, AP Chemistry Tutors, AP Physics B Tutors

2015 Wildcat Football Nike Store

Please click the link below to view the items available this year only through the team's Nike Store. Please note that the store closes on October 1st.

Nike Store Link

Wildcat Alum Doninque Allen

Dominique Allen at The Citadel featued by the Bryan County News

BCN Article

9th Grade Game Rescheduled

This week's 9th grade game has been moved from Monday to Wednesday @ 5:00PM at Wildcat Stadium.

Wildcats Visit Elementary School

Our Wildcats had a great visit to the Elementary School.



Congrats to Richmond Hill Grad Dominique Allen for winning the Starting QB job at The Citidel this coming season. Great job and have a terrific season!!!


Varsity Game

This coming Friday Night our Wildcats will host Liberty County for the final game of the season. Game time is 7:30. This week is Senior Night. Please come out to support our Wildcats!!!


Varsity Letter Jackets

Varsity Letter Jackets can be ordered only by players that earned their Varsity Letter last year. Below is the order form. If you have any questions, please contact Jody Chick. Her contact information is on the form. Go Wildcats!!!

Order Form

Womens Clinic

Ladies, if you have ever wanted to learn more about Football, here is your chance. This is going to be a very fun and informative event hosted by Coach LeZotte. Please see the Flyer below for details.

Womens Clinic Flyer

It's a Girl!!

Alice Quinn LeZotte was was born today. She weighs 7 lb 7 oz. Congrats to the LeZotte family from Wildcat Nation.

Volunteer Sign Up

If you wish to Volunteer to help with the Football team this year, please sign up via the link below:

Sign Up Sheet


Corporate Sponsorships

It is not too late to be a Corporate Sponsor for 2015!!! Below are order forms for all types of advertising/sponsorship from Stadium Banners to advertising on the Video Broadacat. If you own a business or frequent a business that is interested in becoming a Corporate Sponsor, please look at the information below. Thanks for your support!

Corporate Sponsor Packages

A La Carte Menu

Donations and Feed The Team

If you are a Church, Business, Civic Organization or just want to help, the TD Club is looking for support for the Pre Game meal for the Players, Coaches and Support staff. Please review the form below for additional details:

Feed The Team

If you are interested in donating resources and/or money to the program, the form below will give you information on how to do so. Thanks for everyone's support!


2015 Senior Banner Info & Order Form



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 $100. The size is 70" x 45" vertically not horizontally as years past.

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

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.  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. 

All Seniors, please bring everything needed for a full body photo.

The deadline for Senior Football Players is July 31stPocket Media has a helmet, ball, shoulder pads and pants.  You need to bring your jersey, socks and cleats.

Order Form

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,


Contact Information: 

Michelle Watley


Donation to TD Club

The Marine Community & Spouses Club (MCSC) Awarded the Richmond Hill Touchdown Club $1000. Below is a picture of Touchdown Club President John Jeffery accepting the check. Thank you MCSC!!!

2015 Spring Game

Spring Game 2015


This is the spring game organization and sequence of events. The offense and defense will be on separate sidelines wearing opposite color jerseys.


Offense vs. Defense (1v1, 2v2 etc)

QBs live; will switch with different groups. Quarters 1+2 10 min regular clock Brief 10 min half for adjustments/depth chart communication in the end zones.


Quarters 3+4 12 min running clock; 4th dedicated to young players


All possessions start at 25 yard line unless punt doesn't make it whereas the possession will start where it is caught.


Punts and XP/FG just K and LS


Scoring chart


TD 6 points

FG 3 points

2 point conversion 2 points

PAT 1 point

12+ run 2 points

15+ pass 2 points

3 consecutive 1st downs 1 point



Turnover for TD 12 points (6 for TO (Turnover) and 6 for TD (Touchdown)) Interception or fumble recovery 6 points

3 and out 3 points

Missed FG 3 points

Sack 2 points

Stop bf 50 2 points

Stop after 50 1 point

Punt inside 10 TD line 1 point

2015-16 Corporate Sponsorships

2015 Wildcat Football Advertising Opportunities:

The Touchdown Club is happy to announce there are several ways to advertise your local business through the Touchdown Club and the Wildcat Football Team. They include:

Gold, Silver and Bronze Packages as follows:

Bronze Corporate Sponsor ($350.00) includes: Quarter page ad in program, Stadium Banner, Web page Ad, 1 season Pass to all home games, Use of VIP Entrance and a RHHS Touchdown Club Corporate Membership.

Silver Corporate Sponsor ($500.00) includes:  Half page ad in program, Stadium Banner, Web page Ad, 2 season Passes to all home games, 1 Parking Pass, Use of VIP Entrance and a RHHS Touchdown Club Corporate Membership.

Gold Corporate sponsor ($700.00) includes:  Full page ad in program, Stadium Banner, Web page Ad, 2 season Passes to all home games, 2 seats in the Wildcat section, 1 Parking pass, Use of VIP Entrance and a RHHS Touchdown Club Corporate Membership.

Here is the order form for these package deals:

Corporate Sponsor Order Form

Black & Gold Game - Purple Out

The upcoming Black & Gold game on 5/15 will be a Purple out game to support recent RHHS student Abi Darrow and all families that have battled Lupus. Wear your Purple Shirt, Hat, etc.... Here are a few links with details:

Here are a few links with her story and progress /fundraising-

Mandatory Trainer Forms

The school is transitioning to an online format for most of the athletic packet (everything except the 3 page Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation). 

This MUST be completed before practice on Wednesday or they will NOT be allowed to participate. This is for ALL athletes, not just the ones that got physicals today. Would you ease send out a message on whatever communication methods that you use?


The forms for Physicals can be downloaded here:


Trainer and Physical Forms


Additionally, the online portion of the athletic packet can be filled out here.


Athlete Form:


Athlete Registration Form (To be completed by Parent/Guardian)



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

The dates are below and you can go to 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 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

Remind Information - Please subscribe for all the latest updates directly from Coach LeZotte. Click the Flyer below for instructions


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 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

Explosive Football Camps

National Signing Day 2015

WJCL Article - Link

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

Vice President - Katie Underwood

Treasurer - Carol Palmer

Secretary - Cristy Foskey

Asst. Treasurer/Secretary - Kerry Millbradt

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

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.

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

Contact Information

Head Coach Contact Info

Head Coach: Matt LeZotte -

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