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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Scottsboro Football Team History

Scottsboro Wildcats
Scottsboro High School

25050 John T. Reid Pkwy. Scottsboro, AL 35768
Stadium: Pat Trammell Stadium
Colors: Black & Old Gold
Coach: Morris Higginbotham

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1913  <-- 1969 <- 1970 -> 1971 --> 2020

1970 Season Highlights
 Morris Higginbotham enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Scottsboro.
 First playoff win.
 First playoff appearance.
1970 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 11  @ Austin    33   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  vs. Bradshaw    21   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 25  vs. Albertville    34   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  vs. Decatur    30   16   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  @ Arab    8   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 16  @ Guntersville    20   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23  @ Grissom    7   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  vs. Fort Payne    20   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 6  vs. Mountain Brook    20   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 13  @ Athens    28   21   W       
 Fri., Nov. 20  vs. Decatur    24   0   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 27  @ Lee Montgomery    8   35   L       Semi-finals Playoffs 
1970 Season Totals
  Points Scored253
  Scoring Average21.1
  Points Allowed144
  Defense Average12.0
  Opponents Record77-46 -2
  Home Record6-0
  Away Record4-2
1970 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/21/19707 10(5-1) AHSAA
10/7/19705 5(4-0) AHSAA
11/11/197010 9(8-1) AHSAA

1970 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Barry Talley FB Sr.6-0196 All Southern  Orlando Sentinel
 Barry Talley FB Sr.6-0196 All-Star Game  
 Barry Talley B Sr.190 Super All-State  Bham News

1970 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Barry TalleyB Sr.6-0190 1st  BN
 Barry TalleyB Sr.195 1st  BPH
 HamlinT HM  BN
 Holley CaldwellT HM  BN

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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.