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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  <-- 1978 <- 1979 -> 1980 --> 2019

1979 Season Highlights
 Tom Calvin enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Austin.
 The Black Bears finished 3 in Region 12.
 
1979 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  vs. Cullman    14   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 7  @ Lawrence County    21   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 14  vs. Coffee   *  28   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  @ Hartselle    7   28   L       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Arab    9   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  vs. Deshler    16   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  @ Lee Huntsville   *  6   33   L       
 Fri., Oct. 26  vs. Huntsville   *  7   24   L       
 Fri., Nov. 2  @ Brewer   *  55   7   W       
 Sat., Nov. 10  @ Decatur    6   15   L       
 
1979 Season Totals
  Record6-4
  Points Scored169
  Scoring Average16.9
  Points Allowed141
  Defense Average14.1
  Opponents Record60-44
  Region Record2-2
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record2-3
1979 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Austin was not ranked.
  
1979 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 
Huntsville 8-31811210-120274-07330  Paul Glover
Lee Huntsville 6-42021693-19353  Glen Nunley
Austin 6-41691412-29671  Tom Calvin
Brewer 3-7892180-1755  Wayne Shelton
Butler 6-41771221-25647  John Childress
Coffee 4-61111510-42089  James Buddy Moore

1979 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Austin Players on File.

1979 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Austin Players on File.



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