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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: Bearl Whitsett

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1963  <-- 1967 <- 1968 -> 1969 --> 2019

1968 Season Highlights
 Bearl Whitsett enters his 6th season as Head Coach at Austin.
 
1968 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 6  vs. Scottsboro    21   20   W       
 Fri., Sep. 13  @ Muscle Shoals    34   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  vs. Decatur    14   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 27  vs. Sheffield    32   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 4  @ Hartselle    21   0   W       
 Thu., Oct. 10  vs. Walker    21   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  vs. Lawrence County    27   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25  vs. Fort Payne    34   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 8  vs. Bradshaw    6   7   L       
 Fri., Nov. 15  @ Athens    7   7   T       
 
1968 Season Totals
  Record8-1 -1
  Points Scored217
  Scoring Average21.7
  Points Allowed60
  Defense Average6.0
  Opponents Record35-57 -8
  Home Record6-1
  Away Record2-0 -1
1968 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/23/19687 1(7-0)70 AHSAA
10/31/19688 1(8-0)80 AHSAA
11/13/196810 5(8-1)70 AHSAA
11/6/19689 1(8-0)80 AHSAA
  

1968 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Steve Brown E Sr.6-0185 All-Star Game  

1968 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 DuttonB HM  BN
 Steve BrownC HM  BN
 Steve BrownT HM  BN



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