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1975 State Championship Final Summaries


  
1975 Class 3A State Championship Game
Athens vs. Andalusia
Athens
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
 Grissom L  
14   Decatur 14 T  
56   Buckhorn W  
35   Sparkman W  
28   Bob Jones W  
37   Austin W  
27   Colbert County 20 W  
53   Scottsboro 27 W  
53   Hazel Green W  
41   Butler 14 W  
54   Cullman 28 W  1st Rd
49   Haleyville W  2nd Rd
34   Fairfield W  Semi
35   Andalusia 15 W  Finals
  
52212-1-1 154
Region Record  0-0
Andalusia
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
28   Luverne W  
 63   Bullock County W  
 Enterprise W  
40   Charles Henderson 16 W  
33   Opp W  
56   Greenville 15 W  
41   Carroll W  
49   T.R. Miller 21 W  
40   Elba W  
21   Geneva 17 W  
54   Smiths Station 26 W  1st Rd
10   Escambia County W  2nd Rd
23   Lanett W  Semi
15   Athens 35 L  Finals
  
48113-1-0 150
Region Record  4-0
Game Summary
Athens
-- 35
Andalusia
-- 15
 
 Scoring Summaries: 
 
  Athens Andalusia
First Downs 14 12
Rush/Yards 263 190
Pass/Yards 28 51
Pass att/com/int 7-2-0 8-2-0
Total Yards 291 241
Fumbles/Lost 0 3
Punt/Avg. 3-30.0 4-30..0
Penalties 30 35
Time of Poss.
    
Game MVP:
Records:  Athens (12-1-1); Andalusia (13-1)
Coaches: Larry McCoy, Athens and Don Sharpe, Andalusia
Game: Played Friday December 5, 1975 at Athens
 
Summary:
            
Running back Freddie Smith ran for a pair of touchdowns, including ripping off an 80 yard run, to lead the Golden Eagles to the Class 3A state championship 35-15 over Andalusia. Smith gained 148 yards on 21 carries for the evening. Teammate Adolph Cosby also scored two touchdowns on runs of 16 and 25 yards.
             Steve Parker would get the Eagles last touchdown on a 32 yard run. Andalusia would get on the scoreboard in the second quarter when Bobby Johnson scored on a one yard run. The Bulldog's only other score came late in the game on a John Anderson 16 yard run.
             For Athens, it would be their first playoff championship in two appearances in the playoffs. Andalusia would reach the finals for the first time after coming up short the past two seasons.
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