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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: Tom Calvin
Region: 4A-R12
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1963  <-- 1977 <- 1978 -> 1979 --> 2020

1978 Season Highlights
 Tom Calvin enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Austin.
 The Black Bears finished 5th in Region 12.
1978 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 25  @ Cullman    6   13   L       
 Fri., Sep. 1  vs. Lawrence County    22   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  @ Coffee   *  0   16   L       
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. Butler   *  12   23   L       
 Fri., Sep. 29  @ Arab    7   8   L       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Deshler    6   22   L       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Lee Huntsville   *  0   24   L       
 Fri., Oct. 20  @ Huntsville   *  0   10   L       
 Fri., Oct. 27  vs. Brewer   *  37   20   W       
 Fri., Nov. 3  vs. Decatur    10   14   L       
1978 Season Totals
  Points Scored100
  Scoring Average10.0
  Points Allowed157
  Defense Average15.7
  Opponents Record59-43
  Region Record1-4
  Home Record2-3
  Away Record0-5
1978 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Austin was not ranked.
1978 Class 4A Region 12 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Lee Huntsville 8-42121411-128324-07634  John Childers
Coffee 8-2186832-23651  James Buddy Moore
Huntsville 5-51251032-22020  Paul Glover
Butler 5-41421072-27844  John Meadows
Austin 2-81001571-44993  Tom Calvin
Brewer 4-61591910-12037  Wayne Shelton

1978 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Austin Players on File.

1978 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Austin Players on File.

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