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1961 Cedar Bluff Tigers


 1961    Cedar Bluff Tigers
 Record: 10-0-0
 Head Coach: L.D. Bruce
 
 The 1961 Cedar Bluff Tigers were chosen Class A State Champions by the Birmingham News from District 3.
 

 
 

The Cedar Bluff Tigers swept to their third straight Choccolocco Conference football title with a season ending 37-0 win over Gaylesville. The win propelled the Tigers a 4-0 conference record, a perfect 10-0 season and the 1961 state championship. The Tigers also finished all three seasons undefeated in conference play and an overall 28-1-1 record.

The Tigers outscored the opposition 266-27 and shutout seven opponents. Their only close game came against a strong Gaston team. The Tigers were coached by L.D. Bruce with H.E. Arnold Jr. assisting. The captains were Wilbur Pruitt and Jim Bouchillion.



1961  Season
 Site   PF   Opponent   PA   W/L/T 
 25   Gaylesville W
 32   Adairsville GA W
 27   Walnut Grove W
 28   Southside Gadsden W
 25   Collinsville W
 34   Springville W
 19   Mount Zion GA W
 34   Ragland 14 W
   Gaston W
 37   Gaylesville W
  
267 10-0-0 27


1961 Cedar Bluff All-State Players
 Jim BouchillionB Jr.180 1  BN
 Herman McElrathE HM  BN
 Wilbur PruittB HM  BN
 Jim BouchillonB Jr.180 HM  BPH


1961 Cedar Bluff All-Star Players





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