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Teams
1T.R. Miller651
2Deshler639
3Oneonta637
4Fayette County630
5Enterprise623
6Benjamin Russell619
7Thomasville616
8Bessemer City616
9Decatur614
10Colbert County613
11Demopolis598
12Hamilton592
13Hartselle586
14UMS-Wright580
15Jackson571
16Guntersville567
17Walker565
18Russellville565
19Cordova564
20Sidney Lanier564
21Alexandria555
22Foley551
23Anniston550
24Cullman547
25Murphy547
26Hazlewood542
27Sylacauga541
28Athens541
29Etowah539
30Clay County534
31Dothan531
32Elba530
33Fort Payne529
34Auburn528
35Oxford524
36Lineville523
37Huntsville518
38Shades Valley516
39Tuscaloosa County513
40Gordo507
41Sweet Water507
42Central Phenix City503
43Luverne500
Coaches
  Coach  Wins
1Buddy Anderson311
2Waldon Tucker309
3Glenn Daniel302
4Robby James298
5Jamie Riggs295
6Spence McCracken280
7Wayne Trawick277
8Robert Higginbotham270
9Nolan Atkins270
10Danny Horn265
11Terry Curtis255
12H.L. Shorty Ogle253
13Dale Pruitt250
14Mac Champion247
15Joe Nettles246
16Robert Gartman246
17Hugh OShields244
18Bill Bacon242

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WHM submitted Catholic Montgomery scores and Coaches back to 1945.

Joe Ferguson submitted Enterprise scores and Coaches back to 1921.

Danny Jones submitted Northside scores and Coaches back to 1959.

Lissoy submitted Auburn scores and Coaches back to 1911.

Darrell Brock submitted West Point scores and Coaches back to 1964.

Todd Dillashaw & Roger Ellis submitted Hamilton scores and Coaches back to 1912.

John L. Williams submitted Deshler scores and Coaches back to 1924.

Red Devil submitted Central Phenix City scores and Coaches back to 1928.

Ben Lusk submitted Guntersville scores and Coaches back to 1914.

Ben Estes submitted Brewer almost complete back to 1970.

Jeff Williams submitted Benjamin Russell Completed back to 1922.

Steven Burchell submitted Lauderdale County scores for many years back to 1926.

Mike Goodson submitted Gadsden scores back to their first season in 1924.

John Vital submitted Hazel Green scores back to 1962, which was their first season. He also gave us Madison Academy.

Daryl Lowery submitted Jemison scores back to 1947, the first year for Football in Jemison.

The History of High School Football in Alabama


      Welcome to the Alabama High School Football Historical Society. Our goal is to chronicle a complete history of high school football in the state of Alabama. We also provide other important information including coaching records, state wide polls, state championship summaries, region and area records and much more. If you can provide accurate scores or any other information related to our efforts we encourage you to contact us.
 

This Week in Football

AHSFHS.org                               November,  22nd, 2014
 Records and Tidbits from Third Round Action
 Scoring Averages for this Week
 Third Round scores


AHSFHS.org                               November,  15th, 2014
 ASWA Players of the Week
 Records and Tidbits from Second Round Action
 Second Round scores


AHSFHS.org                               November,  8th, 2014
 ASWA Players of the Week
 Records and Tidbits from First Round Action
 First Round scores


AHSFHS.org                               November,  3rd, 2014
       A special edition of our Tidbits and Records just for the end of the regular season and the upcoming Playoffs.
   Tidbits and Records Special


AHSFHS.org                               October,  31th, 2014
 ASWA Players of the Week
 Records and Tidbits from Week 11 Action
 Week Eleven scores


AHSFHS.org                               October,  25th, 2014
 ASWA Top Ten Poll
 ASWA Players of the Week
 Records and Tidbits from Week 10 Action


AHSFHS.org                               October,  17th, 2014
 ASWA Top Ten Poll
 ASWA Players of the Week
 Records and Tidbits from Week 9 Action


AHSFHS.org                               October,  11th, 2014
 ASWA Top Ten Poll
 ASWA Players of the Week
 Records and Tidbits from Week 8 Action


AHSFHS.org                               October,  4th, 2014
 ASWA Top Ten Poll
 ASWA Players of the Week
 Records and Tidbits from Week 7 Action


AHSFHS.org                               September,  27th, 2014
 ASWA Top Ten Poll
 ASWA Players of the Week
 Records and Tidbits from Week 6 Action


AHSFHS.org                               September,  20th, 2014
 ASWA Top Ten Poll
 ASWA Players of the Week
 Records and Tidbits from Week 5 Action


AHSFHS.org                               September,  14th, 2014
 ASWA Top Ten Poll
 ASWA Players of the Week
 Records and Tidbits from Week 4 Action


AHSFHS.org                               September,  6th, 2014
 ASWA Top Ten Poll
 ASWA Players of the Week
 Records and Tidbits from Week 3 Action


AHSFHS.org                               August,  30th, 2014
 ASWA Top Ten Poll
 ASWA Players of the Week
 Records and Tidbits from Week 2 Action


AHSFHS.org                               August,  24th, 2014
 AHSAA Prepspotlight players of the Week
 ASWA Players of the Week
 Records and Tidbits from Week 1 Action


Articles AHSFHS.org

Team records and the upcoming 2014 season.
AHSFHS.org                               August,  15th, 2014
A look at some of the more important records as teams enter the season.


The new teams this season.
AHSFHS.org                               August,  7th, 2014
Has a team ever qualified for a playoff spot in their initial season of playing high school football?


Our Progress and Bill Plott
AHSFHS.org                               July,  29th, 2014
 A friend joins AHSFHS.org to assist us with research and the task of completing our project.


Andalusia 1976
Andalusia 1977
Brant Locklier                               July,  28th, 2014
 A couple of articles about the 1976 and 1977 state championship games from the press box.

Current Streaks

Winning Streak
          14 - 5 Teams tied for lead
          58 - Edgewood Academy, AISA
 Losing Streak
          39 - Butler
 Regular Season Wins
          24 - Maplesville
 Region Winning Streak
          42 - Tanner          
 Region Losing Streak
          39 - Bullock County
 Home Winning Streak
          42 - Maplesville
 Consecutive Winning Seasons
          22 - Gordo
 Consecutive Playoff Seasons
          32 - Luverne
 Consecutive Weeks Top Ten Ranking
          162 - Hoover
 Consecutive Games Scoring
          354 - T.R. Miller


Historical Football News

  * It is difficult to imagine but there are actually sports in Alabama other than football. AHSFHS.org has put together a list of the state champions for every sport. An entire section is devoted to recognizing these champions of past years.
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Articles Archives

Articles Archives - past articles about the history of high school football in Alabama.

2014 Football Playoffs

Playoff Brackets
7A  6A  5A  4A  3A  2A  1A  AISA
AHSFHS.org                               November,  15th, 2014
       A look into every game in the Third Round of the 2014 playoffs.
   Semi-Final Playoff Game Previews.




Region Standings
7A  6A  5A  4A  3A  2A  1A 

AHSFHS.org                               September,  13th, 2014
       A look into the teams and how they have done against top ten teams over the years.
   Records against ranked teams.


Coaching Changes
A look at every high school football head coaching change in Alabama. According to our records there were 91 coaching changes during the off season.

7A  6A  5A  4A  3A  2A  1A   AISA

Alabama High School Football


       Our latest series will look at the undefeated teams and their amazing seasons. A game-by-game summary of the teams that navigated an entire season without losing a game.

       The Undefeated Playoff Teams



       A series of articles we began last season and will update each year about the men who have roamed the sideline of the Alabama high school football fields over the past 100 years. Find out who are the best of all-time.

       The Coaches of Alabama High School Football



       Over the past 100 years there are games that have come to define the meaning of the word memorable. Fans remember them for years to come and talk about them forever. We take a look at some of those games in a series on the greatest games in history.

       The Greatest Games in High School Football



       With the recent talk among college football fans debating whether the current Alabama team is considered a dynasty, we at AHSFHS.org thought it would be great to look back at some of the dynasties in high school football.

       The Alabama High School Football Dynasties

2014 Reclassification

AHSAA approves classification changes for 2014
AHSFHS.org                                    January,  22nd, 2014
  AHSAA Central Board Approves 7-Class System For 2014-16.
2014 Region Alignments
7A    6A    5A    4A    3A    2A    1A

The new alignments with last years' records

AHSFHS.org Fan Shop

 * This is your chance to show your team colors as a fan of high school football. Shop for hundreds of items with your school's colors and logos at the AHSFHS.org Fan Shop.


Other Team Sports on AHSFHS.org

Following years of research, in June of 2007 the AHSFHS.org website became a reality. Many people have gotten involved to assist with the research of the schools and teams to make this possible.

Now, in 2012 other team sports have joined football as a part of our research. Initially AHSFHS.org will include information about the state tournament, all state teams, all tournament teams, player awards, coaches and team records. The additional team sports will include Basketball and Soccer for both boys and girls, Volleyball, Baseball and Softball.

Check it out here at WWW.AHSFHS.org/sports


Historical Football News


The first all-star high school football game
AHSFHS.org                               February,  6th, 2014
The first Crippled Children's Clinic All-Star football game in Birmingham.


Stacy Luker, head coach at Sweet Water resigns
AHSFHS.org                               January,  10th, 2014
 Coach Luker, with an overall record of 171-66 resigns at Sweet Water.


1966 T.R. Miller vs. W.S. Neal Video
AHSFHS.org                               May,  5th, 2013
T.R. Miller's Tigers ended an eight year losing string in defeating W.S. Neal 25-14 in the 1966 edition of the annual 'Battle of Murder Creek'.


ASHFHS.org Progress

   You can keep track of our progress in completing teams back through the 1950 season by clicking on the link in the right-hand column called 'Our Progress'.
We are working to finish as many teams as possible back through the 1950 season. If you can assist us in this research in any way just let us know.
More information  

  We are also interested in completing the coaches for every team. If you can assist us in any way we will appreciate the help.

Tales from Alabama Prep Football

Ron Ingram and Rubin Grant have covered High School football in Alabama for many years and have produced a great book on the sport. A must read for every high school football fan. If you haven't read it get a copy today. It was during high school that players such as Bo Jackson, Pat Sullivan, Bobby Bowden, Bart Starr, John Hannah, Kenny Stabler, Pat Trammell, Terrell "T.O." Owens, and Carnell "Cadillac" Williams-to name but a few-began their ascent to stardom.

Another good book on HS Football in the state is the Complete History of DeKalb County/ Ft Payne Wildcats Football. Larry Hancock did much of the research and put the book together. Copies are available through the school.

The Beginning

The game of American football as played today by high school, college, and professional teams grew out of rugby-style football which in the mid-1870s replaced a largely kicking game known as association football. Although initially played on village greens and on college fields, the first intercollegiate game took place on 6 November 1869 when Rutgers defeated Princeton 6-4 in a soccer-style game. Five years later, Montreal's McGill University playing at Harvard introduced rugby football, which would be rapidly adopted by eastern teams.   *Answers.com