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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.





Brooks Football Team History


Brooks Lions
Brooks High School

4300 Hwy. 72 Killen, AL 35645
Stadium: E.D. Redding Stadium
Colors: Orange & Black
Coach: Gary McDonald
Region: 4A-R16
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1968  <-- 1984 <- 1985 -> 1986 --> 2019

1985 Season Highlights
 Gary McDonald enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Brooks.
 The Lions finished 3 in Region 16.
 
1985 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Aug. 29  @ Russellville    7   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 6  vs. Sheffield   *  7   17   L       
 Fri., Sep. 13  @ Bradshaw    13   9   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  vs. Wilson    12   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 27  vs. Muscle Shoals    7   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 4  @ Athens    0   7   L       
 Fri., Oct. 11  @ Deshler   *  7   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 18  vs. Colbert County    0   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 25  vs. Central Florence   *  14   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 1  @ Lauderdale County   *  6   14   L       
 
1985 Season Totals
  Record3-7
  Points Scored73
  Scoring Average7.3
  Points Allowed131
  Defense Average13.1
  Opponents Record57-50
  Region Record1-3
  Home Record2-3
  Away Record1-4
1985 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Brooks was not ranked.
  
1985 Class 4A Region 16 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Sheffield 11-22061312-134394-09034  Jack Weaver
Deshler 7-52431791-147343-110749  Tandy Gerelds
Brooks 3-7731311-33452  Gary McDonald
Central Florence 3-61322231-365121  Allen Wilson
Lauderdale County 2-81712311-380120  Robert Earl Grisham

1985 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Brooks Players on File.

1985 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Joel HamnerOL Sr.6-0257 1st  ASWA
 Joel HamnerOL Sr.6-1257 1st  BN
 Lewis GordonP Sr. 1st  ASWA
 Lewis GordonP Sr.6-1185 1st  BN



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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Foley outscored their opponents 433-6 in 1961. The Lions were named state champions by the Alabama Sports Writers Association that season.