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Fairfield Football Team History


Fairfield Tigers
Fairfield High School

610 Valley Rd. Fairfield, AL 35064
Stadium: Clements Field
Colors: Purple & Gold
Coach: Harold Lutz

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1923  <-- 1967 <- 1968 -> 1969 --> 2020

1968 Season Highlights
 Harold Lutz enters his 12th season as Head Coach at Fairfield.
 First playoff appearance.
 
1968 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 6  vs. Pell City    47   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 13  @ John Carroll    32   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  vs. McAdory    39   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 27  vs. Jones Valley    19   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 4  vs. Hueytown    26   0   W       
 Sat., Oct. 12  @ Jeff Davis    42   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  @ Bessemer    20   13   W       
 Fri., Nov. 1  @ Tarrant    27   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 8  @ Tuscaloosa    27   20   W       
 Fri., Nov. 15  OPEN 
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 22  @ Saks    0   31   L       1st Round Playoffs 
 
1968 Season Totals
  Record9-1
  Points Scored279
  Scoring Average27.9
  Points Allowed117
  Defense Average11.7
  Opponents Record39-57 -1
  Home Record4-0
  Away Record5-1
1968 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/23/19687 2(7-0)70 AHSAA
10/31/19688 2(7-0)70 AHSAA
11/13/196810 3(9-0)80 AHSAA
11/6/19689 2(8-0)80 AHSAA
  

1968 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 James Owens RB Sr.190 All American  Parade
 James Owens B Sr.6-2205 All-Star Game  

1968 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 EllisonT HM  BN
 James OwensB Sr.180 1st  BN
 James OwensHB Sr.195 2nd  BPH
 Jimmy NipperB Sr.178 HM  BN
 Jimmy NipperQB Sr.178 1st  BPH



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