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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

1959 Montevallo Bulldogs

 1959    Montevallo Bulldogs
 Record: 9-1-0
 Head Coach: Theron Fisher
 The 1959 Montevallo Bulldogs were chosen Class A State Champions by the Birmingham News from District 3.


The Montevallo Bulldogs rolled through a ten game schedule with only a loss to Chilton County (7-0) as the only blemish on the season.

The Bulldogs beat out other contenders from Piedmont, Dora and Oakman to claim the Birmingham News Districts 5 and 6 State Championship trophy in 1959. Montevallo totaled 80.5 points while Piedmont finsihed with 72.5.

Head coach Theron Fisher along with assistants Charlie Corbett and Charles Martin led the Bulldogs to nine wins with three fumbles contributing to the only loss.

It is the first championship in football for the Bulldogs.

1959  Season
 Site   PF   Opponent   PA   W/L/T 
 43   Isabella W
   Thompson W
   Chilton County L
 13   Jemison W
 47   Verbena W
 13   Shelby County 12 W
 33   Calera W
 54   Francis Marion W
 21   West Blocton 14 W
 19   Vincent W
250 9-1-0 47

1959 Montevallo All-State Players
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1959 Montevallo All-Star Players

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