500 Club

1Fayette County662
3T.R. Miller661
5Benjamin Russell631
7Bessemer City625
8Colbert County625
18Clay County583
23Sidney Lanier572
26Pickens County570
39Tuscaloosa County538
41Fort Payne537
44Bibb County528
48Shades Valley518
50Central Phenix City518
53Sweet Water514
54Cherokee County512
61Cedar Bluff504
  Coach  Wins
1Buddy Anderson320
2Waldon Tucker309
3Jamie Riggs305
4Glenn Daniel302
5Robby James298
6Spence McCracken280
7Wayne Trawick279
8Danny Horn277
9Robert Higginbotham270
10Nolan Atkins270
11Terry Curtis267
12Dale Pruitt257
13Mac Champion255
14H.L. Shorty Ogle253
15Joe Nettles251
16Glenn Vickery245
17Hugh OShields244
18Harlan Robinson243
19Fred Yancey243
20Bill Bacon242
21Robert Gartman241
22Jackie ONeal241


We now have 805 teams &  
165,603 games on AHSFHS.org.

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The History of High School Football in Alabama

      Welcome to the Alabama High School Football Historical Society. Our goal is to chronicle a complete history of high school football in the state of Alabama. We also provide other important information including coaching records, state wide polls, state championship summaries, region and area records and much more. If you can provide accurate scores or any other information related to our efforts we encourage you to contact us.

Coaching Changes

A look at every high school football head coaching change since the end of the 2015 football season.

7A  6A  5A  4A  3A  2A  1A   AISA

On The Radio

Find your favorite team on a local radio station this season.

Current Streaks

Winning Streak
          15 - Spanish Fort
          71 - Edgewood Academy, AISA
 Losing Streak
          25 - Wilcox Central
 Regular Season Wins
          27 - Guntersville
 Region Winning Streak
          48 - Tanner
 Region Losing Streak
          46 - Bullock County
 Home Winning Streak
          37 - Muscle Shoals
 Consecutive Winning Seasons
          23 - Gordo
 Consecutive Playoff Seasons
          33 - Luverne
 Consecutive Weeks Top Ten Ranking
          174 - Hoover
 Consecutive Games Scoring
          206 - Fyffe

2015 Season in review

AHSFHS.org                               December,  15nd, 2015
 A week by week recap of the football season.

2014 Season in review

AHSFHS.org                               December,  29nd, 2014
 A week by week recap of the football season.

Historical Sports Articles

AHSFHS.org                               February,  2nd, 2016
      Coaches with the most championships in each sport.
   Championship Coaches in Every Sport 

AHSFHS.org                               February,  2nd, 2016
      Update on coaching research.
   Coaches in Every Sport 

AHSFHS.org                               February,  2nd, 2016
      Finding the winning coaches in each sport.
   Winning Coaches 

AHSFHS.org                               February,  1st, 2016
      New research and new mythical champions.
   More Mythical Champions Found 

AHSFHS.org                               August,  10th, 2015
       New research from Bill Plott.
  Bill Plott (part 3)
 Bill Plott (part 2)  Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Marion and Winston Counties.
 Bill Plott (part 1)  Walker, Cullman and Blount Counties.

Article Archives

Article Archives - past articles about the history of high school football in Alabama.

Other Team Sports on AHSFHS.org

Following years of research, in June of 2007 the AHSFHS.org website became a reality. Many people have gotten involved to assist with the research of the schools and teams to make this possible.

In 2012 other team sports joined football as a part of our research. Initially AHSFHS.org will include information about the state tournament, all state teams, all tournament teams, player awards, coaches and team records. The additional team sports will include Basketball and Soccer for both boys and girls, Volleyball, Baseball and Softball.

Check it out here at WWW.AHSFHS.org/sports

2016 Season Previews

       A look at every high school football team as they prepare for the upcoming season. Coming to AHSFHS.org Monday July 25th.

Articles ASHFHS.org

AHSFHS.org                               July, 22nd, 2016
      Over the past 100 years a few strange things have occurred in football.
   Strange and odd facts. 

AHSFHS.org                               July, 20th, 2016
      Which team put together the most consecutive 10 win seasons?
   Consecutive 10 win seasons. 

AHSFHS.org                               July, 18th, 2016
      Who are the best football programs that have never won a playoff championship?
   The best programs to never win a playoff title. 

AHSFHS.org                               July, 15th, 2016
      The AHSAA North-South All-Star game rosters are complete 1998-2016.
   North-South All-Star game rosters. 

AHSFHS.org                               July, 13th, 2016
      What records have the best chance of enduring forever?
   Records that will never be broken. 

AHSFHS.org                               July, 11th, 2016
      AHSFHS.org is working to complete rosters for each of the State Championship teams since the playoffs began in 1966.
   Championship Team Rosters. 

AHSFHS.org                               July, 6th, 2016
      Over 8,000 new players have been added to the All-State teams over the past 100 years.
   All-state team additions. 

New Series

       Our latest series is all about the rivalries between two schools. A look at some of the most intense and longest rivalries across the state.
       The State's Best Rivalries

Realignment 2016-17

AHSFHS.org                               January,  21st, 2016
      The AHSAA has released the new classification for the next two seasons.
7A  6A  5A  4A  3A  2A  1A 

Alabama High School Football

       Our latest series will look at the undefeated teams and their amazing seasons. A game-by-game summary of the teams that navigated an entire season without losing a game.

       The Undefeated Playoff Teams

       A series of articles we began last season and will update each year about the men who have roamed the sideline of the Alabama high school football fields over the past 100 years. Find out who are the best of all-time.

       The Coaches of Alabama High School Football

       Over the past 100 years there are games that have come to define the meaning of the word memorable. Fans remember them for years to come and talk about them forever. We take a look at some of those games in a series on the greatest games in history.

       The Greatest Games in High School Football

       With the recent talk among college football fans debating whether the current Alabama team is considered a dynasty, we at AHSFHS.org thought it would be great to look back at some of the dynasties in high school football.

       The Alabama High School Football Dynasties

AHSFHS.org Fan Shop

 * This is your chance to show your team colors as a fan of high school football. Shop for hundreds of items with your school's colors and logos at the AHSFHS.org Fan Shop.

ASHFHS.org Progress

   You can keep track of our progress in completing teams back through the 1950 season by clicking on the link in the right-hand column called 'Our Progress'.
We are working to finish as many teams as possible back through the 1950 season. If you can assist us in this research in any way just let us know.
More information  

  We are also interested in completing the coaches for every team. If you can assist us in any way we will appreciate the help.

The Beginning

The game of American football as played today by high school, college, and professional teams grew out of rugby-style football which in the mid-1870s replaced a largely kicking game known as association football. Although initially played on village greens and on college fields, the first intercollegiate game took place on 6 November 1869 when Rutgers defeated Princeton 6-4 in a soccer-style game. Five years later, Montreal's McGill University playing at Harvard introduced rugby football, which would be rapidly adopted by eastern teams.   *Answers.com