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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: Tom Calvin
Region: 6A-R14
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1963  <-- 1986 <- 1987 -> 1988 --> 2020

1987 Season Highlights
 Tom Calvin enters his 10th season as Head Coach at Austin.
 The Black Bears finished 4th in Region 14.
1987 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 28  vs. Loretta TN    36   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 4  vs. West End    0   16   L       
 Fri., Sep. 11  vs. Coffee   *  7   10   L       
 Fri., Sep. 18  @ Hartselle    14   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 25  @ J.O. Johnson    0   32   L       
 Fri., Oct. 2  vs. Butler    16   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  vs. Huffman    0   16   L       
 Fri., Oct. 16  @ Grissom   *  14   24   L       
 Fri., Oct. 23  vs. Albertville   *  37   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  @ Decatur    14   17   L       
1987 Season Totals
  Points Scored138
  Scoring Average13.8
  Points Allowed143
  Defense Average14.3
  Opponents Record52-44
  Region Record1-2
  Home Record3-3
  Away Record0-4
1987 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Austin was not ranked.
1987 Class 6A Region 14 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Albertville 6-51962030-16432-13354  Conrad Nix
Grissom 4-71291960-17332-13824  Larrie Robinson
Coffee 3-71342121-22744  Jim Hartley
Austin 3-71381431-25834  Tom Calvin

1987 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Dennis Truitt OL Sr.6-7290 AL-MS Game  

1987 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Austin Players on File.

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