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Alabama High School Football Head Coaches

Doug Barfield

Doug Barfield, a native of Grove Hill, Alabama, is a graduate of Clarke County High School and the University of Southern Mississippi.

Barfield compiled a 25-5 record as head coach at UMS-Wright from 1963-65 and a 15-4-1 mark at Andalusia from 1965-66.

He quarterbacked the South win in the 1953 North-South All-Star Game in Tuscaloosa and became the games first player to return to the game as coach in 1964.

During Barfields college coaching career, he made stops at Southern Miss, Clemson, Auburn and Mississippi State.

Barfield returned to the prep ranks in 1989, guiding Hillcrest-Evergreen to an 8-1 inaugural season record and Opelika (1990-94) to a 40-19 mark. His overall prep record was 88-29-1.

The former Auburn University head football coach has been a major contributor to the AHSAA as a head coach, athletic director, marketing director, and in a coordinating role for the wrestling weight management program and corporate partner Encore Rehabilitation.

Known Record:  88-29-1   75.2%

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 Team   Season   Class   W/L/T   PF  PA   W/L/T   PF  PA   Region   Title  W/L/T   PF  PA 
Opelika1994 6A5-61732010-11026R71-12822
Opelika1993 6A8-52081532-14542R5#3-05521
Opelika1992 6A10-22531411-13935R5#3-06614
Opelika1991 6A10-22691021-13817R5#3-0776
Opelika1990 6A7-41791110-11014R52-13817
 5 Years40-1910827084-514213412-226480
Hillcrest Evergreen
Hillcrest Evergreen1989 4A8-115067R12-17032
 1 Year8-1150670-0002-17032
Andalusia1966 3A6-3-114177
Andalusia1965 3A9-1258101
 2 Years15-4-13991780-0000-000
UMS1964 3A8-214889
UMS1963 3A8-222469
UMS1962 9-128867
 3 Years25-56602250-0000-000
 11 Years88-29-1229111784-514213414-3334112

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

In 1969 the two point conversion was adopted for play following a touchdown. Until that time all conversions were worth one point.