News

We now have 827 teams &  
180,575 games on AHSFHS.org.


Search Site





AHSFHS Article Series


   The best of the best in Alabama High   
  School Football over the past 100 seasons.





Saks Football Team History


Saks Wildcats
Saks High School

4401 Saks Rd. Anniston, AL 36206
Stadium: Jack Stewart Field
Colors: Red & White
Coach: Jack Stewart

Other Sports

Select Year:    
1959  <-- 1970 <- 1971 -> 1972 --> 2020

1971 Season Highlights
 Jack Stewart enters his 6th season as Head Coach at Saks.
 
1971 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 3  OPEN 
 Fri., Sep. 10  @ Anniston    14   12   W       
 Sat., Sep. 18  @ Jacksonville    22   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 24  vs. Cherokee County    23   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 1  @ New Hope    49   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 8  @ Handley    20   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 15  @ Walter Wellborn    21   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 22  @ Piedmont    41   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 29  vs. Oxford    14   14   T       
 Fri., Nov. 5  @ Boaz    30   20   W       
 Playoffs 
 Sun., Nov. 21  vs. Jackson    7   7   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 26  @ Tarrant    0   39   L    Legion Field   Semi-finals Playoffs 
 
1971 Season Totals
  Record9-1 -1
  Points Scored241
  Scoring Average21.9
  Points Allowed143
  Defense Average13.0
  Opponents Record58-51 -2
  Home Record2-0 -1
  Away Record7-1
1971 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/19/19717 3(6-0) AHSAA
10/26/19718 2(7-0) AHSAA
10/5/19715 4(4-0) AHSAA
11/15/1971Final 4 AHSAA
11/2/19719 2(7-0-1) AHSAA
11/9/197110 4(8-0-1) AHSAA
  

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

1971 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Bobby LandB Sr.195190 1st  BN
 Bobby LandQB Sr.190 1st  BPH
 John JonesB 2nd  BPH
 John JonesB Jr.145 2nd  BN



Some records may be incomplete. We have chosen to publish this information in hopes our visitors will participate in assisting us to complete every school.
Join us in the forums to submit corrections and new information.




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.