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   The best of the best in Alabama High   
  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Austin Football Team History

Austin Black Bears
Austin High School

1625 Danville Rd. SW Decatur, AL 35601
Stadium: Austin Football Field
Colors: Burnt Orange & Black
Coach: Bearl Whitsett

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1963  <-- 1964 <- 1965 -> 1966 --> 2020

1965 Season Highlights
 Bearl Whitsett enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Austin.
 The Black Bears move from Class and into Region 0.
1965 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 10  vs. Sparkman    40   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 17  @ Decatur    7   27   L       
 Fri., Sep. 24  @ West Point    27   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 1  vs. Hartselle    7   28   L       
 Fri., Oct. 8  vs. Cherokee    0   32   L       
 Fri., Oct. 15  @ Hanceville    0   36   L       
 Fri., Oct. 22  @ Lawrence County    7   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 29  vs. Central Florence    20   28   L       
 Fri., Nov. 5  @ Falkville    7   7   T       
 Fri., Nov. 19  vs. Muscle Shoals    7   6   W       
1965 Season Totals
  Record3-6 -1
  Points Scored122
  Scoring Average12.2
  Points Allowed184
  Defense Average18.4
  Opponents Record46-50 -4
  Home Record2-3
  Away Record1-3 -1
1965 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Austin was not ranked.

1965 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Austin Players on File.

1965 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Austin Players on File.

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