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   The best of the best in Alabama High   
  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Arab Football Team History

Arab Arabian Knights
Arab High School

P.O. Box 740 Arab, AL 35016
Stadium: Arab City Schools Sports Complex
Colors: Royal, Gold & White
Coach: Fred Buster Gross

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1922  <-- 1965 <- 1966 -> 1967 --> 2021

1966 Season Highlights
 Fred Buster Gross enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Arab.
1966 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 2  @ Albertville    21   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 9  vs. Hanceville    35   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 16  @ Cullman    21   25   L       
 Fri., Sep. 23  vs. Guntersville    39   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  vs. J.B. Pennington    23   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 7  vs. Scottsboro    41   7   W       
 Thu., Oct. 13  vs. Boaz    7   27   L       
 Thu., Oct. 20  @ Oneonta    0   0   T       
 Fri., Oct. 28  vs. Fort Payne    0   0   T       
 Fri., Nov. 4  @ Emma Sansom    49   0   W       
1966 Season Totals
  Record6-2 -2
  Points Scored236
  Scoring Average23.6
  Points Allowed79
  Defense Average7.9
  Opponents Record43-52 -4
  Home Record4-1 -1
  Away Record2-1 -1
1966 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Arab was not ranked.

1966 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Mike Meharg E Sr.6-2218 All-Star Game  

1966 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Phil TaylorE HM  BPH

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The first football game played by a high school team in Alabama was in 1892 when Central Birmingham (Phillips) lost to Alabama 56-0 on November 11.