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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Crossville Football Team History

Crossville Lions
Crossville High School

5405 Co. Rd. 28 Crossville, AL 35962
Stadium: Crossville Memorial Stadium
Colors: Black & Gold
Coach: Charles Buddy Hearn

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1926  <-- 1960 <- 1961 -> 1962 --> 2020

1961 Season Highlights
 Charles Buddy Hearn enters his 7th season as Head Coach at Crossville.
 First 10 win season.
 First undefeated & untied season.
1961 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Sat., Sep. 2  vs. Ider    34   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  @ Geraldine    12   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. Collinsville    33   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ Plainview    39   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 29  @ Valley Head    40   0   W       
 Thu., Oct. 5  @ Fyffe    26   6   W       
 Thu., Oct. 12  vs. Sylvania    20   19   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  @ Boaz    44   0   W       
 Sat., Oct. 28  vs. Cleburne County    34   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 10  vs. Sylvania    33   0   W       
1961 Season Totals
  Points Scored315
  Scoring Average31.5
  Points Allowed51
  Defense Average5.1
  Opponents Record43-51 -6
  Home Record5-0
  Away Record5-0
1961 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/25/19617 8(7-0-1)51 ASWA
11/15/196110 8(9-0)53 ASWA
11/30/1961Final 8(9-0)55 ASWA
12/12/1961Final 2(10-0)25.5 BPH

1961 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 John Cochran Sr.200 All Southern  Orlando Sentinel
 John Cochran FB Sr.6-1200 All-Star Game  
 Woodrow Troope C Sr.6-0190 All-Star Game  

1961 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Buddy HearnCoach 1st  BPH
 John CochranB Sr.200 1st  BN
 John CochranB Sr.190 1st  BPH
 John CochranB Sr.190 1st  ASWA
 Richard ColeT Jr. HM  BN
 Woodrow TroopeC Sr.190 2nd  BN
 Woodrow TroopeC Sr.190 1st  BPH
 Woodrow TroopeC Sr.190 1st  ASWA

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