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Walter Wellborn Football Team History

Walter Wellborn Panthers
Walter H. Wellborn High School

135 Pinson Rd. Anniston, AL 36201
Stadium: The Hill
Colors: Black & White
Coach: Jeff Smith
Region: 3A-R5
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1955  <-- 2020 <- 2021 -> 2021 --> 2021

2021 Season Highlights
 Jeff Smith enters his 13th season as Head Coach at Walter Wellborn.
 The Panthers finished 4th in Region 5.
2021 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 20  @ Anniston    7   38   L       
 Fri., Aug. 27  OPEN 
 Fri., Sep. 3  vs. Ohatchee   *  15   36   L       
 Fri., Sep. 10  @ Saks   *  25   34   L       
 Fri., Sep. 17  vs. Pleasant Valley   *  57   8   W       
 Fri., Sep. 24  vs. Hamilton    52   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 1  @ Glencoe   *  51   10   W       
 Fri., Oct. 8  vs. Hokes Bluff   *  30   10   W       
 Fri., Oct. 15  @ Weaver   *  66   19   W       
 Fri., Oct. 22  @ Piedmont   *  16   47   L       
 Fri., Oct. 29  OPEN 
 Fri., Nov. 5  @ Fyffe                 1st Round Playoffs 
2021 Season Totals
  Points Scored319
  Scoring Average35.4
  Points Allowed216
  Defense Average24.0
  Opponents Record47-44
  Region Record4-3
  Home Record3-1
  Away Record2-3
2021 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Walter Wellborn was not ranked.
2021 Class 3A Region 5 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Ohatchee 6-33071786-1252103  Scott Martin4/Chris Findley
Piedmont 8-14011406-131995  Steve Smith
Saks 9-14011446-126381  Jonathan Miller
Walter Wellborn 5-43192164-3260164  Jeff Smith
Hokes Bluff 3-61621753-4162123  Michael Robertson
Glencoe 1-8943461-687270  Brian Alred2/Jamison Wadley
Pleasant Valley 1-8904041-676340  Jonathan Nix
Weaver 1-81074251-694337  Gary Atchley

2021 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Walter Wellborn Players on File.

2021 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Walter Wellborn Players on File.

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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.