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Escambia County Football Team History

Escambia County Blue Devils
Escambia County High School

1215 S. Presley St. Atmore, AL 36502
Stadium: Hubert Barnes Field
Colors: Blue & White
Coach: Glen Latham
Region: 3A-R2
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1915  <-- 1973 <- 1974 -> 1975 --> 2020

1974 Season Highlights
 Glen Latham enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Escambia County.
 First playoff win.
 First 11 win season.
 First playoff appearance.
 First region championship.
 The Blue Devils move from Region 0 to Region 2.
 The Blue Devils won the Class 3A Region 2 Championship.
1974 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 30  vs. Baldwin County    12   28   L       
 Fri., Sep. 6  vs. Robertsdale    26   16   W       
 Fri., Sep. 13  @ W.S. Neal   *  0   20   L       
 Fri., Sep. 20  vs. Andalusia    0   27   L       
 Fri., Sep. 27  @ T.R. Miller   *  18   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 11  @ Evergreen   *  25   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  @ UMS    27   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25  vs. Monroe County   *  36   16   W       
 Fri., Nov. 1  @ Catholic FL    27   9   W       
 Fri., Nov. 8  vs. Foley    26   23   W       
 Fri., Nov. 15  @ UMS    15   10   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 22  vs. Andalusia    31   14   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 29  @ Pell City    6   0   W       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Fri., Dec. 6   Sheffield    7   6   W       Championship Game 
1974 Season Totals
  Points Scored256
  Scoring Average18.3
  Points Allowed183
  Defense Average13.1
  Opponents Record93-45
  Region Record3-1
  Home Record4-2
  Away Record6-1
1974 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Escambia County was not ranked.

1974 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Joe Latham S Sr.6-3198 All-Star Game  
 Lou Ikner HB Sr.5-10175 All Southern  Orlando Sentinel
 Lou Ikner RB Sr.5-11175 All-Star Game  

1974 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Curtis ColemanLB Jr.5-11170 1st  MA
 EthridgeL HM  BN
 Farrell MontgomeryG Jr.6-8300 1st  MA
 Glen LathamCoach 1st  BPH
 Joe LathamQB Sr.6-3202 2nd  BN
 Lou IknerHB Sr.5-11172 1st  BN
 Lou IknerRB Sr.5-11178 2nd  BPH
 Lou IknerRB Sr.5-11178 1st  MA
 RobinsonL HM  BN

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