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1972 State Championship Final Summaries


  
1972 Class 3A State Championship Game
Colbert County vs. Cullman
Colbert County
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
30   Hamilton W  
19   Hartselle 14 W  
35   Russellville W  
54   Brighton W  
57   Central Florence 10 W  
40   Sparkman W  
28   Sheffield 12 W  
36   Muscle Shoals 16 W  
32   Deshler W  
49   Cherokee W  
56   Smiths Station 12 W  1st Rd
43   Oxford W  Semi
41   Cullman 14 W  Finals
  
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Cullman
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
41   Brighton W  
28   Etowah W  
20   Arab 13 W  
47   Hanceville W  
20   Gardendale 14 W  
28   Glenn W  
21   Decatur W  
13   Athens 23 L  
26   Walker 19 W  
21   Hartselle 13 W  
29   Choctaw County 12 W  1st Rd
 Athens W  Semi
14   Colbert County 41 L  Finals
  
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Game Summary
Colbert
0 7 20 14 -- 41
Cullman
0 7 0 7 -- 14
 
 Scoring Summaries: 
Cullman: Steve Baswell 2 yard run (Gary Hicks PAT) 10:10
Colbert: Frank Johnson 2 yard run (Thomas Gargis PAT)
Colbert: Ozzie Newsome 71 yard pass from Phil Gargis (Thomas Gargis PAT)
Colbert: Phil Gargis 1 yard run (Thomas Gargis PAT)
Colbert: Phil Gargis 5 yard run (Gargis to Thad Flanagan pass))
Colbert: Jack King 1 yard run
Colbert: Maurice Brawley 3 yard run
Cullman: Tim Rooks 3 yard pass from Jackie King (Gary Hicks PAT) 1:11
 
  Colbert Cullman
First Downs 20 16
Rush/Yards 323 72
Pass/Yards 65 117
Pass att/com/int 14-9-1 19-9-1
Total Yards 388 189
Fumbles/Lost 2 4
Punt/Avg. 2-32.0 3-36.0
Penalties 91 0
Time of Poss.
    
Game MVP:
Records: Colbert County (13-0); Cullman (11-2)
Coaches: C.T. Manley, Colbert County and , Cullman
Game: Played Friday December,1 1972 in Cullman
 
Summary:
            
Colbert County won their first state championship by defeating Cullman 41-14. The Indians were led by Phillip Gargis who completed 9 of 16 passes for 158 yards, ran for two touchdowns and threw a 70 yard pass for another. Frank Johnson and Jack King also scored for Colbert County.
             The Cullman touchdowns came on a one yard run by Steve Baswell and an eight yard pass from Jackie King to Tim Rooks.
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