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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  <-- 1980 <- 1981 -> 1982 --> 2020

1981 Season Highlights
 Tom Calvin enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Austin.
 The Black Bears finished 5th in Region 12.
1981 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 28  vs. Cullman    7   15   L       
 Fri., Sep. 4  @ John Carroll    0   7   L       
 Fri., Sep. 11  vs. Coffee   *  0   14   L       
 Fri., Sep. 18  @ Hartselle    7   33   L       
 Fri., Oct. 2  vs. Butler   *  7   34   L       
 Fri., Oct. 9  vs. Athens    6   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 16  @ Lee Huntsville   *  7   29   L       
 Fri., Oct. 23  vs. Huntsville   *  0   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 30  vs. Central Tuscaloosa    7   17   L       
 Fri., Nov. 6  @ Decatur   *  7   0   W       
1981 Season Totals
  Points Scored48
  Scoring Average4.8
  Points Allowed177
  Defense Average17.7
  Opponents Record62-42 -4
  Region Record1-4
  Home Record0-6
  Away Record1-3
1981 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Austin was not ranked.
1981 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 9-41721402-133263-13439  Paul Glover
Lee Huntsville 8-2-1194870-18164-011845  Glen Nunley
Coffee 8-2198902-25027  James Buddy Moore
Butler 2-81202021-35265  Mike Gerry
Austin 1-9481771-42191  Tom Calvin
Brewer 4-6140191  Wayne Shelton
Cullman 5-4-12061621-26171  Jerry Elmore

1981 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Austin Players on File.

1981 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Kenton GilletteB HM  BN

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Foley outscored their opponents 433-6 in 1961. The Lions were named state champions by the Alabama Sports Writers Association that season.