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Alabama High School Football Head Coaches

J.T. Elmore

John Thomas "J.T." Elmore was born June 23, 1928 in Reform, Alabama. He graduated from Troy State.

He was a retired coach and teacher for schools in Pickens County, Escambia County and in New Mexico. He also worked as an insurance agent for many years. J.T. was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving during the Korean War and was a well-known resident of Pickens and Tuscaloosa counties

Elmore became the head football coach at Pickens County High School in 1955. Although he was only the head coach for four seasons, his teams made an impact on high school football. His squad went a combined 33-5-1 during his tenure at Pickens.

The 1956 team went 9-0-1 and was named State Champions by the Birmingham Post-Herald. The 1958 squad repeated with a 9-1 record. Elmore was the head football coach at Escambia County for one season (1962) with a 5-4-1 slate.Coach Elmore passed away November 28, 2010 in Tuscaloosa at the age of 82.

Known Record:  39-8-2   83.0%

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 Team   Season   Class   W/L/T   PF  PA   W/L/T   PF  PA   Region   Title  W/L/T   PF  PA 
Escambia County
Escambia County1962 5-4-1106128
 1 Year5-4-11061280-0000-000
Pickens County
Pickens County1958 9-121033
Pickens County1957 7-217585
Pickens County1956 9-0-135174
Pickens County1955 9-1231102
 4 Years34-4-19672940-0000-000
 5 Years39-8-210734220-0000-000

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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.