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Eufaula Football Team History

Eufaula Tigers
Eufaula High School

530 Lake Drive Eufaula, AL 36027
Stadium: Tigers Stadium
Colors: Red & White
Coach: George Cochran
Region: 3A-R4
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1921  <-- 1977 <- 1978 -> 1979 --> 2021

1978 Season Highlights
 George Cochran enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Eufaula.
 First playoff win.
 First 12 win season.
 The Tigers won the Class 3A Region 4 Championship.
1978 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 1  @ Smiths Station   *  30   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  vs. Valley    7   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. Northview    21   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  vs. Pike County   *  27   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 29  @ Carroll    27   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  vs. Bullock County   *  22   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  OPEN 
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Auburn    34   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 27  OPEN 
 Fri., Nov. 3  @ Russell County   *  20   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 10  @ Opp    21   0   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 17  vs. T.R. Miller    20   0   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 24  vs. Lanett    21   0   W       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Fri., Dec. 1  vs. Colbert County    29   0   W       Championship Game 
1978 Season Totals
  Points Scored279
  Scoring Average23.3
  Points Allowed32
  Defense Average2.7
  Opponents Record72-56
  Region Record4-0
  Home Record8-0
  Away Record4-0
1978 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Eufaula was not ranked.
1978 Class 3A Region 4 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Eufaula 12-0279324-09104-09912  George Cochran
Pike County 3-6852392-23065  Mickey McCullough
Russell County 6-41621422-22434  Leon Crenshaw
Smiths Station 3-71282212-26150  Joe Wilson
Bullock County 2-7661490-41366  Don McGown

1978 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Steve Goodloe DE Sr.5-10170 All-Star Game  
 Tony Dykes LB Sr.5-11198 All-Star Game  

1978 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Chris SpenceDB 1st  MA
 George CochranCoach 1st  MA
 Jeff EllisG Jr.6-0215 1st  BN
 Jeff EllisOL Jr.6-0215 1st  MA
 ThomasB HM  BN
 Tony DykesB Sr.6-0195 2nd  BN
 Tony DykesRB Sr.6-0195 1st  MA
 Tony DykesB Sr.6-0195 HM  BPH

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