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Sidney Lanier Football Team History

Sidney Lanier Poets
Sidney Lanier High School

1756 S. Court St. Montgomery, AL 36104
Stadium: Cramton Bowl
Colors: Royal Blue & White
Coach: Bobby Wilson

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1910  <-- 1967 <- 1968 -> 1969 --> 2020

1968 Season Highlights
 Bobby Wilson enters his 12th season as Head Coach at Sidney Lanier.
 Won 29 consecutive games.
1968 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 6  @ Parrish Selma    23   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 13  vs. Greenwood SC    34   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  vs. Tuscaloosa    27   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 27  vs. Ramsay    15   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 11  OPEN 
 Fri., Oct. 18  vs. Vigor    35   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25  vs. Murphy    10   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 1  vs. Dothan    6   14   L       
 Fri., Nov. 8   Lee Montgomery    27   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 15  @ McGill-Toolen    31   10   W       
 Fri., Nov. 22  vs. Berry    42   0   W    Cramton Bowl   1st Round Playoffs 
   @ Huntsville    27   21   W       Championship Game 
1968 Season Totals
  Points Scored277
  Scoring Average25.2
  Points Allowed87
  Defense Average7.9
  Opponents Record55-43 -3
  Home Record6-1
  Away Record3-0
1968 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/23/19687 6(5-0)50 AHSAA
10/31/19688 6(6-0)60 AHSAA
11/13/196810 4(7-1)70 AHSAA
11/6/19689 10(6-1)60 AHSAA

1968 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Jeff Blitz QB Sr.5-11180 All American  SS
 Jeff Blitz QB Sr.5-11180 All Southern  Orlando Sentinel
 Jeff Blitz B Sr.5-11182 All-Star Game  
 Pat Raines C Sr.6-2200 All-Star Game  

1968 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Jeff BlitzB Sr.5-11175 1st  BN
 Jeff BlitzQB Sr.178 1st  BPH
 Pat RainesLB Sr.200 2nd  BPH
 Pat RainesC Sr.200 1st  BN
 Randy MooreE HM  BN
 Rusty ChumleyB HM  BN
 Slade RhodesE Sr.180 2nd  BN

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