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Alabama High School Football Head Coaches

Billy Livings


Billy Livings was born January 14, 1936 in Elmore, Alabama. He played football at Sidney Lanier High School in Montgomery before attending the University of Kentucky. Returning to Alabama he spent eight years as the baseball and wrestling coach at his alma mater, Sidney Lanier.

Coach Billy Livings was named the first head football coach at Jeff Davis in 1968 when the Montgomery school opened. In twelve seasons with the Volunteers his teams had a record of 104-22-4 winning a Class 4A State Championship in 1978.

From 1975-1979 Jeff Davis had a region record of 23-0 winning all five region crowns. Following the 1979 season as head coach of the Volunteers, Livings stepped down from his coaching duties at Jeff Davis.

Livings final twenty-six years of coaching were spent at Vero Beach, Florida where his 1981 team won the class 4A state championship with a 12-1 record.


In 26 seasons at Vero Beach his record included 211 wins and 86 losses. His Indians won 15 district titles and qualified for the playoffs 20 times. His playoff record in Florida was 29-19.

Livings overall record at both schools was 314-108-4 and he retired as the second winningest high school coach in Florida athletics history. He is a member of the Montgomery Area Sports Hall of Fame.

Coach Livings would pass away on October 17, 2011 in Vero Beach, Florida at the age of 75.

Alabama Record:  104-22-4   82.5%
Other States Record:  211-86-0   71.0%
Overall High School Record:  315-108-4   74.5%

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 Season Total   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team   Season   Class   W/L/T   PF  PA   W/L/T   PF  PA   Region   Title  W/L/T   PF  PA 
Jeff Davis
Jeff Davis1979 4A10-2-1242782-13716R4#3-0466
Jeff Davis1978 4A14-0449924-08026R4#5-021154
Jeff Davis1977 4A10-1258710-1020R4#5-017936
Jeff Davis1976 4A9-2310980-1710R4#5-016333
Jeff Davis1975 4A10-1335630-11314R4#5-016029
Jeff Davis1974 4A6-3156106R4
Jeff Davis1973 4A6-2-120688
Jeff Davis1972 4A11-14481141-14928
Jeff Davis1971 4A6-3-1239117
Jeff Davis1970 4A7-317678
Jeff Davis1969 4A9-0-121848
Jeff Davis1968 4A6-4226127
 12 Years104-22-4326310807-518611423-0759158
    
TOTALS
 12 Years104-22-4326310807-518611423-0759158


Other States
 Season   W/L/T   Playoffs    
Vero Beach, Florida
19800-02-1
198112-14-0
198210-54-1
19837-30-0
19848-31-1
19857-30-0
19860-01-1
19870-00-0
19880-00-0
19890-01-1
19900-00-1
19910-02-1
19920-01-1
19930-03-1
19940-03-1
19950-00-1
19960-01-1
19970-00-1
19980-03-1
19990-01-1
20000-00-1
20010-00-0
20020-02-1
20030-02-1
20040-00-1
20050-00-0
26 Years44-15-031-19 
    
Totals Alabama and Other States
38 Years148-37-431-19 

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The first football game played by a high school team in Alabama was in 1892 when Central Birmingham (Phillips) lost to Alabama 56-0 on November 11.