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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: Joe Gaddis
Region: 6A-R8
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1963  <-- 2000 <- 2001 -> 2002 --> 2020

2001 Season Highlights
 Joe Gaddis enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Austin.
 The Black Bears finished 2nd in Region 8.
2001 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  vs. Bradshaw    36   14   W       
 Thu., Sep. 6  vs. Athens    36   7   W       
 Thu., Sep. 13  @ Butler   *  21   40   L       
 Fri., Sep. 21  @ Sparkman   *  35   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  vs. Grissom   *  24   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Hazel Green   *  47   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  @ Bob Jones   *  27   24   W (OT)      
 Thu., Oct. 18  @ Huntsville   *  35   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 26  @ Decatur   *  21   17   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  @ Hartselle    42   3   W       
 Fri., Nov. 9  vs. Vestavia Hills    7   21   L       1st Round Playoffs 
2001 Season Totals
  Points Scored331
  Scoring Average30.1
  Points Allowed146
  Defense Average13.3
  Opponents Record58-60
  Region Record6-1
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record5-1
2001 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Austin was not ranked.
2001 Class 6A Region 8 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 9-22811720-112197-0224105  Ron Danley
Austin 9-23311460-17216-1210101  Joe Gaddis
Decatur 5-62041900-112395-215681  Jere Adcock
Grissom 6-52111900-17424-3127106  Ronny Massey
Huntsville 5-52181423-4137113  Greg Patterson
Bob Jones 2-81822191-6127168  Mike Bates
Sparkman 3-71512821-676198  Keith Henderson
Hazel Green 2-81483401-673258  Jimmy Nave

2001 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Daniel Willard OL Sr.6-2225 All-Star Game  

2001 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 John BellamyRB Sr. HM  BN
 John ScottDL Sr. HM  ASWA
 Justin BellamyRB HM  ASWA
 Juwan GarthATH Sr.6-3200 1st  ASWA
 Juwan GarthWR Sr.6-3200 HM  BN
 Stevie JacksonQB Sr. HM  ASWA
 Stevie JacksonQB Sr. HM  BN
 Will McDanielLB Jr.6-2215 1st  ASWA
 Will McDanielLB Jr.6-2215 HM  BN

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