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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  <-- 1965 <- 1966 -> 1967 --> 2020

1966 Season Highlights
 Bearl Whitsett enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Austin.
1966 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 9  @ Muscle Shoals    8   33   L       
 Fri., Sep. 16  vs. Decatur    20   19   W       
 Fri., Sep. 23  vs. West Point    52   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  @ Hartselle    23   20   W       
 Fri., Oct. 7  @ Cherokee    0   33   L       
 Fri., Oct. 14  vs. Hanceville    40   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 21  vs. Lawrence County    26   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 28  @ Lauderdale County    20   13   W       
 Fri., Nov. 4  vs. Bradshaw    7   32   L       
 Thu., Nov. 10  vs. Falkville    14   0   W       
1966 Season Totals
  Points Scored210
  Scoring Average21.0
  Points Allowed169
  Defense Average16.9
  Opponents Record35-60 -4
  Home Record5-1
  Away Record2-2
1966 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Austin was not ranked.

1966 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Austin Players on File.

1966 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Austin Players on File.

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The first football game played by a high school team in Alabama was in 1892 when Central Birmingham (Phillips) lost to Alabama 56-0 on November 11.