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Walter Wellborn Football Team History


Walter Wellborn Panthers
Walter H. Wellborn High School

135 Pinson Rd. Anniston, AL 36201
Stadium: The Hill
Colors: Black & White
Coach: Ed Deupree

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1955  <-- 1969 <- 1970 -> 1971 --> 2020

1970 Season Highlights
 Ed Deupree enters his 10th season as Head Coach at Walter Wellborn.
 First playoff win.
 First playoff appearance.
 
1970 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 4  vs. Grissom    13   14   L       
 Fri., Sep. 11  @ Piedmont    38   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  @ Alexandria    28   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 25  @ Talladega    9   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  @ Oxford    7   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  @ Saks    26   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23  vs. Childersburg    14   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  @ Guntersville    20   33   L       
 Fri., Nov. 6  vs. Anniston    25   14   W       
 Fri., Nov. 13  OPEN 
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 20  vs. Cherokee    27   7   W    Anniston   1st Round Playoffs 
 Sat., Nov. 28  @ Sylacauga    7   14   L       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 
1970 Season Totals
  Record8-3
  Points Scored214
  Scoring Average19.5
  Points Allowed107
  Defense Average9.7
  Opponents Record61-47 -2
  Home Record3-1
  Away Record5-2
1970 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/14/19706 2(5-1) AHSAA
10/21/19707 5(5-1) AHSAA
10/7/19705 5(4-1) AHSAA
11/11/197010 4(7-2) AHSAA
11/4/19709 2(6-2) AHSAA
  

1970 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Gary Beasley SE Sr.6-0185 All-Star Game  

1970 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Doug SearsB HM  BN
 Doug SearsB Sr.155 2nd  BPH
 Gary BeasleyE Sr.6-0185 HM  BN
 Gary BeasleyE Sr.195 1st  BPH



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In 1969 the two point conversion was adopted for play following a touchdown. Until that time all conversions were worth one point.