Rome is the first team from Rome or Floyd County to win a football state championship since Darlington in 1998. Which Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame member was the head coach of that Darlington team as well as East Rome’s 1977 and 1978 state champions?
Answer: Jerry Sharp is the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame member who won state titles at Darlington in 1998 and East Rome in 1977 and 1978. The 1998 Darlington team is the last from Floyd County to win a state title until Rome this season.
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