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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: 6A-R16
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1963  <-- 1984 <- 1985 -> 1986 --> 2020

1985 Season Highlights
 Tom Calvin enters his 8th season as Head Coach at Austin.
 The Black Bears won the Class 6A Region 16 Championship.
1985 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 30  vs. Muscle Shoals    15   22   L       
 Fri., Sep. 6  @ Huntsville    21   14   W (OT)      
 Fri., Sep. 13  vs. Coffee    19   13   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  @ Hartselle    0   14   L       
 Thu., Sep. 26  @ Bradshaw   *  10   2   W       
 Fri., Oct. 4  vs. Butler    32   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 11  vs. Huffman    14   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 18  @ Grissom   *  22   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25  vs. Albertville   *  31   35   L       
 Fri., Nov. 1  @ Decatur    10   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 8  vs. Decatur    25   14   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 15  @ Grissom    13   21   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
1985 Season Totals
  Points Scored212
  Scoring Average17.7
  Points Allowed177
  Defense Average14.8
  Opponents Record66-69
  Region Record2-1
  Home Record3-3
  Away Record4-2
1985 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
8/25/1985PS 7(9-3) ASWA
1985 Class 6A Region 16 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Austin 7-52121771-138352-16344  Tom Calvin
Grissom 7-61872072-149542-13129  Larrie Robinson
Albertville 7-32261682-16347  Vernon Wells
Bradshaw 0-10572310-32259  Jim Blair

1985 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Austin Players on File.

1985 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Calvert TurnerDB 1st  ASWA
 Eric AyersLB Sr.6-1200 1st  ASWA
 Eric AyersLB Sr.6-1200 1st  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.