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  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  <-- 1970 <- 1971 -> 1972 --> 2020

1971 Season Highlights
 Bearl Whitsett enters his 9th season as Head Coach at Austin.
 The Black Bears move from Class 3A and into Region 0.
1971 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 3  @ Scottsboro    7   18   L       
 Fri., Sep. 10  vs. Coffee    8   28   L       
 Fri., Sep. 17  @ Decatur    0   32   L       
 Fri., Oct. 1  vs. Hartselle    7   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 8  vs. Athens    8   41   L       
 Fri., Oct. 15  @ Lawrence County    34   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 22  vs. Huntsville    0   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 29  vs. Russellville    18   13   W       
 Fri., Nov. 5  @ Bradshaw    8   15   L       
 Fri., Nov. 12  @ Walker    14   13   W       
1971 Season Totals
  Points Scored104
  Scoring Average10.4
  Points Allowed210
  Defense Average21.0
  Opponents Record51-48 -4
  Home Record1-4
  Away Record2-3
1971 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Austin was not ranked.

1971 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Austin Players on File.

1971 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Austin Players on File.

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