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Terry Burt

Terry Burt was a center on Greenville High Schools 1955 undefeated state championship team. He played footbal at Livingston between 1958-59 before embarking upon his coaching career.

Burt spent a year as an assistant football coach at Livingston High School and two seasons at Central High School in Phenix City in the same capacity.

In 1963, he accepted the head coaching position at Elmore County High School in Eclectic. Burt spent the next 28 years as the head coach of the Panthers before stepping down following the 1990 season. In that time he led the Panthers to a trio of State Championships in 1976, 1978 and 1987.

Burts first title came in 1976 when the Panthers (14-1) defeated Red Bay 20-12 for the championship. In 1978 the Panthers managed to squeak by Hazlewood 7-6 in the title game for their second Championship.

Elmore county blasted Alexandria 28-7 in 1987 for Coach Burts third title while at the helm of the Panthers.

After a three year return to the sideline in 1999, Burt retired for good with a record of 193-137-5. His teams won eight area and region championships and qualified for the state football playoffs 11 times with a playoff record of 18-8.

From 1963-2001 he served as athletic director at Elmore County. Burt was named as the Coach of the Year by the ASWA in 1991. Coach Burt was inducted into the Alabama High School Athletic Associations Hall of Fame in 1995.

Known Record:  194-138-4   58.4%

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 Team   Season   Class   W/L/T   PF  PA   W/L/T   PF  PA   Region   Title  W/L/T   PF  PA 
Elmore County
Elmore County2001 4A3-7152245R31-6115220
Elmore County2000 4A2-8170230R31-6106179
Elmore County1999 4A3-7199219R51-28266
Elmore County1990 4A7-42321460-12628R62-17248
Elmore County1989 3A5-61991880-1741R4#2-0720
Elmore County1988 3A6-62171891-13821R4#2-0500
Elmore County1987 4A13-23151365-010736R54-113148
Elmore County1986 4A5-5175162R53-211576
Elmore County1985 3A3-7152205R40-21214
Elmore County1984 3A9-52971793-18239R4#2-0646
Elmore County1983 3A5-5163109R73-38564
Elmore County1982 3A4-6170166R74-3158109
Elmore County1981 3A7-3264105R73-212056
Elmore County1980 3A6-4170100R72-35147
Elmore County1979 2A8-3224760-1013R5#4-013718
Elmore County1978 2A11-35101194-010849R5#3-118616
Elmore County1977 2A8-32921430-12328R5#5-014321
Elmore County1976 2A13-14161424-09932R5#5-017148
Elmore County1975 2A5-5174135R54-110058
Elmore County1974 2A11-14181081-16627R5#2-07727
Elmore County1973 2A8-2346109
Elmore County1972 2A10-1308660-1616
Elmore County1971 2A4-5-1124110
Elmore County1970 2A8-219089
Elmore County1969 2A5-5217157
Elmore County1968 2A5-5193133
Elmore County1967 2A2-8128264
Elmore County1966 2A8-219174
Elmore County1965 2A6-3-1112138
Elmore County1964 2A2-6-264153
Elmore County1963 2A2-841202
 31 Years194-138-46823459718-856233053-3320471121
 31 Years194-138-46823459718-856233053-3320471121

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