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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  <-- 1979 <- 1980 -> 1981 --> 2020

1980 Season Highlights
 Tom Calvin enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Austin.
 The Black Bears finished 3rd in Region 12.
1980 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 29  @ Cullman    0   13   L       
 Fri., Sep. 5  vs. Lawrence County    44   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 12  @ Coffee   *  6   17   L       
 Fri., Sep. 19  vs. Hartselle    24   33   L       
 Fri., Oct. 3  @ Butler    12   28   L       
 Fri., Oct. 10  @ Deshler   *  7   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 17  vs. Lee Huntsville    10   9   W       
 Fri., Oct. 24  @ Huntsville   *  7   12   L       
 Fri., Oct. 31  @ Hamilton   *  45   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 7  vs. Decatur   *  14   15   L       
1980 Season Totals
  Points Scored169
  Scoring Average16.9
  Points Allowed140
  Defense Average14.0
  Opponents Record57-49 -1
  Region Record2-3
  Home Record2-2
  Away Record2-4
1980 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Austin was not ranked.
1980 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 
Butler 8-32581550-1074-011359  John Childress
Coffee 9-1195883-15950  James Buddy Moore
Austin 4-61691402-37957  Tom Calvin
Huntsville 3-71071481-33259  Paul Glover
Lee Huntsville 4-5-11631641-35358  Glen Nunley
Brewer 7-319478  Wayne Shelton
Cullman 3-71441662-15649  Jerry Elmore

1980 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Austin Players on File.

1980 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

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.