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

Austin Football Team History

Austin Black Bears
Austin High School

1625 Danville Rd. SW Decatur, AL 35601
Stadium: Austin Football Field
Colors: Burnt Orange & Black
Coach: Frank Sadler

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1963  <-- 1971 <- 1972 -> 1973 --> 2020

1972 Season Highlights
 Frank Sadler enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Austin.
1972 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 1  vs. Scottsboro    7   3   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  @ Coffee    14   13   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. Decatur    0   28   L       
 Fri., Sep. 22  vs. Bradshaw    8   10   L       
 Fri., Sep. 29  @ Hartselle    0   34   L       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Athens    6   36   L       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Lee Huntsville    14   29   L       
 Fri., Oct. 20  @ Huntsville    6   28   L       
 Sat., Oct. 28  @ Russellville    0   21   L       
 Fri., Nov. 10  vs. Walker    35   13   W       
1972 Season Totals
  Points Scored90
  Scoring Average9.0
  Points Allowed215
  Defense Average21.5
  Opponents Record52-44 -5
  Home Record2-3
  Away Record1-4
1972 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Austin was not ranked.

1972 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Austin Players on File.

1972 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Austin Players on File.

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Parrish scored a record 77 points in a playoff game against Cedar Bluff in 2001. The Tornados were shutout the following week 19-0 by Courtland.