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Colbert County Football Team History


Colbert County Indians
Colbert County High School

P.O. Box 429 Leighton, AL 35646
Stadium: C.T. Manley Stadium
Colors: Black & Gold
Coach: C.T. Manley

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1915  <-- 1971 <- 1972 -> 1973 --> 2020

1972 Season Highlights
 C.T. Manley enters his 20th season as Head Coach at Colbert County.
 First 10-0 regular season.
 First 13 win season.
 TheIndians set a team record by scoring 520 points.
 
1972 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 1  @ Hamilton    30   8   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  @ Hartselle    19   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. Russellville    35   8   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  vs. Brighton    54   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Central Florence    57   10   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  @ Sparkman    40   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Sheffield    28   12   W       
 Sat., Oct. 28  vs. Muscle Shoals    36   16   W       
 Fri., Nov. 3  @ Deshler    32   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 10  vs. Cherokee    49   0   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 17  vs. Smiths Station    56   12   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 24  vs. Oxford    43   7   W       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Fri., Dec. 1  @ Cullman    41   14   W       Championship Game 
 
1972 Season Totals
  Record13-0
  Points Scored520
  Scoring Average40.0
  Points Allowed109
  Defense Average8.4
  Opponents Record73-51 -8
  Home Record7-0
  Away Record6-0
1972 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/11/19726 5(5-0) AHSAA
10/18/19727 7(6-0) AHSAA
10/25/19728 6(7-0) AHSAA
10/4/19725 5(4-0) AHSAA
11/1/19729 2(8-0) AHSAA
11/12/1972Final 2 AHSAA
11/8/197210 2(9-0) AHSAA
9/20/19723 4(3-0) AHSAA
9/27/19724 3(4-0) AHSAA
  

1972 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Phil Gargis QB Sr.6-1180 All-Star Game  
 Thad Flanagan WR Sr.6-2180 All-Star Game  
 Thad Flanagan E Sr.6-2175 3A Lineman of the Year  Bham Post-Herald
 Thad Flanagan E 6-2180 Super All-State  Bham News

1972 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Phil GargisQB Sr.6-0175 1st  BPH
 Phil GargisB Sr.6-1175 2nd  BN
 Thad FlanaganE Sr.6-2175 1st  BPH
 Thad FlanaganE Sr.6-2175 1st  BN



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