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Andalusia Football Team History

Andalusia Bulldogs
Andalusia High School

701 3rd St. Andalusia, AL 36420
Stadium: Memorial Stadium
Colors: Cardinal & White
Coach: Don Sharpe
Region: 3A-R3
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1920  <-- 1976 <- 1977 -> 1978 --> 2020

1977 Season Highlights
 Don Sharpe enters his 5th season as Head Coach at Andalusia.
 Record 14-0 season.
 The Bulldogs won the Class 3A Region 3 Championship.
 The Bulldogs set a team record by winning 14 games.
1977 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 26  vs. Clarke County    31   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 2  vs. W.S. Neal    34   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 9  @ Southside Selma    42   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 16  @ Russell County    41   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 23  @ Charles Henderson   *  34   8   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  @ Opp   *  27   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 7  vs. Ashford   *  41   3   W       
 Fri., Oct. 14  vs. Carroll    28   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 28  vs. Elba   *  28   9   W       
 Fri., Nov. 4  @ Geneva   *  33   16   W       
 Fri., Nov. 11  @ Smiths Station    48   14   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 18  vs. Escambia County    19   0   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 25  @ Stanhope Elmore    9   0   W       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Fri., Dec. 2  @ Walter Wellborn    7   0   W       Championship Game 
1977 Season Totals
  Points Scored422
  Scoring Average30.1
  Points Allowed76
  Defense Average5.4
  Opponents Record83-65
  Region Record5-0
  Home Record6-0
  Away Record8-0
1977 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/19/19778 2(8-0)0 BN
1977 Class 3A Region 3 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Andalusia 14-0422764-083145-016342  Don Sharpe
Opp 8-2178844-18845  Randy Griffin
Elba 6-41791824-2116101  Mack Wood
Ashford 4-61331772-478133  Crawford Drake
Charles Henderson 3-71611871-46579  William Davis
Geneva 1-91172810-539150  Max Griffin
Dale County 7-318796  John Glasscock

1977 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Denny Merritt FB Sr.6-3215 All-Star Game  
 Denny Merritt L Sr.6-3215 Super All-State  Bham News
 Tim Nall LB Sr.5-11185 All-Star Game  

1977 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 C.B. LandrumDL Sr.6-1165 1st  MA
 Danny MerrittL Sr.6-3220 1st  BPH
 Denny MerrittOL Sr.6-2215 1st  MA
 Denny MerrittC Sr.6-3215 1st  BN
 Doug CollinsT Jr.6-3237 2nd  BN
 Doug CollinsOL Jr.6-3237 1st  MA
 Gary Odom HM  MA
 Joe Ball HM  MA
 Leslie LittleG HM  MA
 Leslie LittleG HM  BN
 Ricky VinsonG Sr.5-10185 1st  BN
 Ricky VinsonDL Sr.5-10185 1st  MA
 Tim NallLB Sr.5-10185 1st  MA
 Tim NallLB Sr.5-10185 3rd  BPH

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