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  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: Roland Atkins
Region: 4A-
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1963  <-- 1974 <- 1975 -> 1976 --> 2020

1975 Season Highlights
 Roland Atkins enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Austin.
1975 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 29  @ Lawrence County    15   28   L       
 Fri., Sep. 12  vs. Coffee    6   41   L       
 Thu., Sep. 18  @ Butler    20   21   L (OT)      
 Fri., Sep. 26  @ Bradshaw    12   14   L       
 Thu., Oct. 2  vs. Hartselle    6   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 10  vs. Athens    8   37   L       
 Fri., Oct. 17  @ Lee Huntsville    24   3   W       
 Fri., Oct. 24  vs. Huntsville    3   6   L       
 Fri., Oct. 31  vs. Cullman    14   13   W       
 Fri., Nov. 7  @ Decatur    7   27   L       
1975 Season Totals
  Points Scored115
  Scoring Average11.5
  Points Allowed204
  Defense Average20.4
  Opponents Record63-39 -3
  Region Record0-0
  Home Record1-4
  Away Record1-4
1975 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Austin was not ranked.
1975 Class 4A Region 0 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Arab 4-4-2136123  Wayne Trimble
Austin 2-8115204  Roland Atkins
Banks 2-8118218  Dyer Carlisle
Bradshaw 5-5169215  Bill Doty
Butler 3-5-199150  John Meadows
Carver Birmingham 7-2134106  Willie Peake
Erwin 1-8-11051661-34781  John Lee Armstrong
Decatur 7-2-120598  Earl Webb
Druid 2-786175  Jim Holland
Hayes 3-6127194  Cecil Leonard
Holt 6-313291  Woody Clements
Homewood 4-6182225  Mac Champion
Huffman 2-7-1116174  Charlie Richards
Huntsville 3-684161  Cliff Sims
J.O. Johnson 8-2198105  Max Burleson
Walker 7-3145102  David Campbell
Lee Huntsville 5-5156168  John Childers
Tuscaloosa County 0-1042153  Bob Taylor.

1975 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Austin Players on File.

1975 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 AtkinsE HM  BN

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Luverne 'Toad' Wise was the first female football player in Alabama and may have been the first in the country. She was a kicker for the Escambia County Blue Devils in 1939-40.