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Lee Huntsville Football Team History


Lee Huntsville Generals
Lee High School

606 Forrest Circle Huntsville, AL 35811
Stadium: Milton Frank Stadium
Colors: Columbia Blue & Silver
Coach: John Childers
Region: 4A-R12
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1961  <-- 1977 <- 1978 -> 1979 --> 2020

1978 Season Highlights
 John Childers enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Lee Huntsville.
 First region championship.
 The Generals won the Class 4A Region 12 Championship.
 
1978 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 25  vs. Bradshaw    10   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 1  @ Berry    14   35   L       
 Fri., Sep. 8  @ J.O. Johnson    7   14   L (OT)      
 Fri., Sep. 15  @ Huntsville   *  6   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ Jeff Davis    0   26   L       
 Fri., Sep. 29  @ Coffee   *  24   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Grissom    30   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  @ Austin   *  24   0   W       
 Thu., Oct. 26  @ Butler   *  22   21   W       
 Fri., Nov. 3  @ Rogers    47   0   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 10  vs. Oxford    28   7   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 17  vs. J.O. Johnson    0   25   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
 
1978 Season Totals
  Record8-4
  Points Scored212
  Scoring Average17.7
  Points Allowed141
  Defense Average11.8
  Opponents Record86-44
  Region Record4-0
  Home Record2-1
  Away Record6-3
1978 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Lee Huntsville was not ranked.
  
1978 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 
Lee Huntsville 8-42121411-128324-07634  John Childers
Coffee 8-2186832-23651  James Buddy Moore
Huntsville 5-51251032-22020  Paul Glover
Butler 5-41421072-27844  John Meadows
Austin 2-81001571-44993  Tom Calvin
Brewer 4-61591910-12037  Wayne Shelton

1978 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Bruce Thompson CB Sr.5-10165 All-Star Game  
 Don Smith C Sr.6-3233 All-Star Game  

1978 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 SchmidtE HM  BN
 SmithC/LB HM  BN



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