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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

1957 Bullock County Hornets

 1957    Bullock County Hornets
 Record: 9-1-0
 Head Coach: R.G. Cook
 The 1957 Bullock County Hornets were chosen Class A State Champions by the Birmingham News from District 2.


Bullock County saw their nineteen game winning streak end with a 14-0 loss at the hands of Abbeville but it did not prevent the team from winning a state title. During the season the defense was scored on by only four opponents.

The Tigers scored 252 points and allowed only 32 on their way to a 9-1 record. They rolled up 2,392 yards to only 689 for the opposition. Head coach R.G. Cook was assisted by John V. Steed of Troy State.

1957  Season
 Site   PF   Opponent   PA   W/L/T 
 55   Headland W
 12   Auburn W
 35   Montgomery County W
 26   Hayneville W
 27   Reeltown W
 13   Georgiana W
 33   Goshen W
 18   Lowndes County W
 25   Tuskegee W
   Abbeville 14 L
244 9-1-0 33

1957 Bullock County All-State Players
 Richard GuthrieB Sr.190 1  BN
 James BarbareeE Sr.185 2  BN
 James BarbareeE Sr.185 1  BPH
 Roland HartwigT Sr.197 2  BPH
 Richard GuthrieB Sr.190 3  BPH
 James BarbareeE Sr.185 1  MA
 Richard GuthrieFB Sr.190 1  MA
 John BraswellE 3  MA
 Roland HartwigT Sr.197 3  MA
 PadgettT HM  MA
 McDanielC HM  MA
 AllenQB HM  MA
 AllenHB HM  MA
 MooreHB HM  MA

1957 Bullock County All-Star Players
 AHSAA-University of Alabama All-Star Game   
 James Barbaree E Sr. 6-2 194 Southern Miss  

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