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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: Dyer Carlisle
Region: 6A-R14
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1963  <-- 1988 <- 1989 -> 1990 --> 2020

1989 Season Highlights
 Dyer Carlisle enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Austin.
 The Black Bears won the Class 6A Region 14 Championship.
1989 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 25  vs. Gardendale    0   30   L       
 Wed., Aug. 30  @ Butler    14   20   L       
 Fri., Sep. 8  vs. Coffee    15   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  @ Hartselle    0   12   L       
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ J.O. Johnson   *  22   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 29  vs. Athens    7   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  vs. Huffman    20   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 13  @ Grissom   *  10   13   L       
 Fri., Oct. 20  @ Bradshaw   *  22   15   W       
 Fri., Oct. 27  @ Decatur    9   31   L       
 Fri., Nov. 3  vs. Ensley    7   28   L       1st Round Playoffs 
1989 Season Totals
  Points Scored126
  Scoring Average11.5
  Points Allowed183
  Defense Average16.6
  Opponents Record60-59
  Region Record2-1
  Home Record2-3
  Away Record2-4
1989 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Austin was not ranked.
1989 Class 6A Region 14 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 4-71261830-17282-15434  Dyer Carlisle
Bradshaw 5-62192280-121272-17454  Danny Patterson
J.O. Johnson 4-61021741-23549  Nathaniel Jackson
Grissom 4-61181801-23662  Paul Parvin

1989 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Austin Players on File.

1989 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Brad SteppPK HM  ASWA

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Morris Higginbotham coached three different teams to divisional state championships in the 1950s. He won titles at Walnut Grove in 1952, West Blocton in 1955 and Enterprise in 1960.