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

1951 Abbeville Yellow Jackets

 1951    Abbeville Yellow Jackets
 Record: 10-0-0
 Head Coach: William Bill Ellis
 The 1951 Abbeville Yellow Jackets were chosen Class A State Champions by the Birmingham News from District 1.

1951  Season
 Site   PF   Opponent   PA   W/L/T 
 27   Geneva County W
 19   Slocomb W
 61   Pike County 12 W
 53   Headland W
 59   Clayton 19 W
 48   Louisville W
 32   Cottonwood 13 W
 69   Newville W
 35   Houston County W
 44   Samson 22 W
447 10-0-0 99

1951 Abbeville All-State Players
 William BurkeB Sr.175 1  BN
 Fred TyeE 2  BN
 William BurkeB 1  MA
 TyeE HM  MA
 HerringG HM  MA
 HamC HM  MA
 BartonB HM  MA
 KirklandB HM  MA

1951 Abbeville All-Star Players
 AHSAA-University of Alabama All-Star Game   
 Raymond Burke HB Sr.  

Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The first night game played between high school teams in the state occurred on September 23, 1927 when Pike Road and Cloverdale met in the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery.