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

1962 Geneva County Bulldogs

 1962    Geneva County Bulldogs
 Record: 10-0-0
 Head Coach: James Chesteen
 The 1962 Geneva County Bulldogs were chosen Class A State Champions by the ASWA


Geneva County beat their undefeated rival, Geneva 13-7, on November 16 to all but clinch the title. The next week they wrapped it up with a 3-0 win over Rehobeth. The win broke a 27 game winning streak for Rehobeth.

The Bulldogs were led by Tom Bryan at halfback who would make the All-State first team. He was one of South Alabamas leading scorers with 15 touchdowns and was just as good at the linebacker position on defense.

1962  Season
 Site   PF   Opponent   PA   W/L/T 
 27   Florala W
 33   Coffee Springs W
 31   Samson 12 W
 14   Carroll W
 28   Elba W
 42   Pike County W
 36   Opp 21 W
 34   Slocomb W
 13   Geneva W
   Rehobeth W
261 10-0-0 58

1962 Geneva County All-State Players
 Tom Bryan.HB Sr.180 1  ASWA
 Tom Bryan.B Sr.180 1  BN
 Tom Bryan.B Sr.180 1  BPH
 Bobby TindellB HM  BPH

1962 Geneva County All-Star Players
 AHSAA-University of Alabama All-Star Game   
 Tom Bryan. QB Sr. 6-0 183 Auburn  

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.