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  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: Vance Roberson
Region: 6A-R14
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1963  <-- 1997 <- 1998 -> 1999 --> 2021

1998 Season Highlights
 Vance Roberson enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Austin.
 The Black Bears won the Class 6A Region 14 Championship.
 The Black Bears set a team record for losses in a season with 9.
1998 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 28  @ Huntsville    14   36   L       
 Fri., Sep. 4  @ Athens    7   47   L       
 Thu., Sep. 10  vs. Butler    15   19   L       
 Fri., Sep. 18  vs. Hewitt-Trussville    6   23   L       
 Fri., Sep. 25  @ Arab   *  35   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  vs. Lee Huntsville    3   6   L       
 Fri., Oct. 9  @ Brewer   *  10   7   W (OT)      
 Fri., Oct. 16  vs. Hartselle    27   40   L       
 Fri., Oct. 23  vs. Sparkman    12   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 30  vs. Decatur    0   22   L       
 Fri., Nov. 6  @ Pelham    12   55   L       1st Round Playoffs 
1998 Season Totals
  Points Scored141
  Scoring Average12.8
  Points Allowed275
  Defense Average25.0
  Opponents Record66-54
  Region Record2-0
  Home Record0-6
  Away Record2-3
1998 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Austin was not ranked.
1998 Class 6A Region 14 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Austin 2-91412750-112552-0457  Vance Roberson
Brewer 2-91483590-10491-13531  Glenn Lang
Arab 0-10873550-22163  Randy Hallmark

1998 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Austin Players on File.

1998 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Levi TerryOL Sr.5-10192 1st  BN

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

In 1925 Langdale tied a record by defeating Milltown 125-0. Hamilton had set the record by thrashing Fayette 125-0 in 1915.