500 Club

1T.R. Miller668
2Fayette County666
6Benjamin Russell634
7Colbert County632
8Bessemer City631
20Clay County583
22Sidney Lanier579
23Pickens County578
43Tuscaloosa County540
47Fort Payne537
48Bibb County536
51Central Phenix City528
55Shades Valley522
57Sweet Water520
58Cherokee County520
64Cedar Bluff511
68Charles Henderson502
70Escambia County501
71Lauderdale County501
  Coach  Wins
1Buddy Anderson325
2Waldon Tucker309
3Jamie Riggs305
4Glenn Daniel302
5Robby James298
6Wayne Trawick285
7Danny Horn280
8Spence McCracken279
9Terry Curtis274
10Nolan Atkins271
11Robert Higginbotham270
12Dale Pruitt263
13H.L. Shorty Ogle253
14Joe Nettles252
15Fred Yancey251
16Paul Benefield249
17Mac Champion247
18Glenn Vickery245
19Hugh OShields244
20Harlan Robinson243
21Randy Ragsdale242
22Jackie ONeal241
23Robert Gartman241


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169,295 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.

This Week in Football

Region Standings
7A  6A  5A  4A  3A  2A  1A  AISA 

Week 11                                 October 27, 2016 
 Top Ten Matchups This Week 
 Week Ten ASWA Football Poll 
 This Week's matchups 
Week 10                                 October 20, 2016 
 Week Ten Tidbits & Records 
 Scoring Averages 
 How the Top Ten fared 
 Week Ten Scores 
 Week Nine ASWA Football Poll 
Week 9                                 October 13, 2016 
 Week Nine Tidbits & Records 
 Week Nine Scores 
 Week Eight ASWA Football Poll 
Week 8                                 October 6, 2016 
 Week Eight Tidbits & Records 
 Week Eight Scores 
 Week Seven ASWA Football Poll 
Week 7                                 September 30, 2016 
 Week Seven Tidbits & Records 
 Week Seven Scores 
 Week Six ASWA Football Poll 
Week 6                                 September 21, 2016 
 Week Six Tidbits & Records 
 Week Six Scores 
 Week Five ASWA Football Poll 
Week 5                                 September 14, 2016 
 Week Five Tidbits & Records 
 Week Five Scores 
 Week Four ASWA Football Poll 
Week 4                                 September 9, 2016 
 Week Four Tidbits & Records 
 Week Four Scores 
 Top Ten Matchups This Week 
Week 3                                 September 2, 2016 
 Week Three ASWA Football Poll 
 This Week's matchups 
 Week Three Tidbits & Records 
 Week Three Scores 
Week 2                                 August 25, 2016 
 Week Two ASWA Football Poll 
 Week Two Tidbits & Records 
 Week Two Scores 
 This week's matchups 
Week 1                                 August 18, 2016 
 This week's matchups 
 Week One ASWA Football Poll 
 Tidbits for the opening week 
 Week One Scores 
Preseason                             August 14th, 2016 
 Tidbits for the opening week 
 This week's matchups 
 Preseason ASWA Football Poll 

On The Radio

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

Current Streaks

Winning Streak
          19 - Piedmont
 Losing Streak
          31 - Barbour County
 Regular Season Winning Streak
          33 - G.W. Long
 Region Winning Streak
          54 - Tanner
 Region Losing Streak
          53 - Bullock County
 Home Winning Streak
          20 - Beauregard
 Consecutive Winning Seasons
          24 - Gordo
 Consecutive Playoff Seasons
          34 - Luverne
 Consecutive Weeks Top Ten Ranking
          184 - Hoover
 Consecutive Games Scoring
          220 - Fyffe

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

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 Football Playoffs

Playoff Brackets
7A  6A  5A  4A  3A  2A  1A 

Articles ASHFHS.org

AHSFHS.org                               September 24th, 2016
      The playoffs are coming!
   A PDF copy of the 2016 playoff brackets. 

AHSFHS.org                               August 31st, 2016
      An update on the Helmet Project for this season.
   The Helmet Project. 

AHSFHS.org                               August 31st, 2016
      Who has the worst football program in the state's history?
   A look at the other side of winning. 

2016 Season Previews

       A look at every high school football team as they prepare for the upcoming season.

AHSFHS.org                               August 15th, 2016
      The 11th annual Champions Challenge Football Classic is August 18-20 in Montgomery.
   Champions Challenge Classic. 

AHSFHS.org                               August 11th, 2016
      A total of 52 teams from the Dothan area were included in our latest update.
   Our latest update. 

AHSFHS.org                               August 9th, 2016
      Which teams have the toughest schedules this season?
   The teams with the toughest schedules. 

AHSFHS.org                               August 5th, 2016
      There are plenty of unanswered questions as we near the 2016 season openers.
   Questions as the season approaches 

AHSFHS.org                               August 3rd, 2016
      A look at the coaches nearing the magical 100 win mark.
   Coaches approaching 100 wins. 

AHSFHS.org                               August 1st, 2016
      The winningest coaches still roaming the sidelines.
   Winningest active coaches. 

AHSFHS.org                               July 28th, 2016
      A look at some of the current team records as the season approaches.
   Current football team records. 

AHSFHS.org                               July 26th, 2016
      What football programs won the most games prior to the playoff system?
   The best programs pre-1966. 

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