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   The best of the best in Alabama High   
  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  <-- 1969 <- 1970 -> 1971 --> 2020

1970 Season Highlights
 Bearl Whitsett enters his 8th season as Head Coach at Austin.
1970 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 4  vs. Scottsboro    7   33   L       
 Thu., Sep. 10  @ Coffee    14   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  vs. Decatur    13   18   L       
 Fri., Sep. 25  vs. Sheffield    0   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 2  @ Hartselle    9   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  @ Athens    6   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 16  vs. Lawrence County    40   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  @ Russellville    8   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 6  vs. Bradshaw    19   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 13  @ Deshler    21   12   W       
1970 Season Totals
  Points Scored137
  Scoring Average13.7
  Points Allowed150
  Defense Average15.0
  Opponents Record48-55
  Home Record2-3
  Away Record4-1
1970 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Austin was not ranked.

1970 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Austin Players on File.

1970 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Allen ThrasherLB Jr.168 2nd  BPH

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