Head Coach Ryan Herring and the Oxford YellowJacket football team continued their rise up the AHSAA polls this week taking over the #2 spot in 6A. Oxford is coming off an impressive road win vs 10th ranked Benjamin Russell in a game that saw the stingy defense continue to dominate opponents. Oxford received three first place votes behind #1 ranked Austin and in front of 3rd ranked Pinson Valley. Herring and the Jackets began the 2017 campaign ranked #9 in class 6A, and have steadily climbed to the #2 spot. The YellowJackets currently sit atop the 6A Region 7 standings at 3-0. With an overall record of 6-0, Herring and the Jackets have reeled off an impressive sixteen consecutive wins in the regular season over the past two years. Friday night the YellowJackets will play host to 6A Region 7 foe Southside Panthers for Homecoming at Lamar Field. Festivities will begin at 6:30PM followed by kickoff at 7PM.