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Florala Football Team History


Florala Wildcats
Florala High School

P.O. Box 218 Florala, AL 36442
Stadium: Matthews Stadium
Colors: Green, Gold & White
Coach: Paul Godwin

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1914  <-- 1972 <- 1973 -> 1974 --> 2020

1973 Season Highlights
 Paul Godwin enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Florala.
 First 12 win season.
 First playoff win.
 First playoff appearance.
 The Wildcats set a team record by winning 12 games.
 
1973 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  @ Geneva County    34   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 7  vs. Opp    19   2   W       
 Fri., Sep. 14  @ Flomaton    41   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  vs. Baker FL    42   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  @ Cottonwood    34   28   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  @ Red Level    41   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Samson    48   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 26  vs. Luverne    44   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  @ Pike County    41   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 9  vs. DeFuniak Springs FL    41   6   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 16  vs. Oak Grove    15   6   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 23  @ Fyffe    35   6   W       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 30  vs. Glencoe    14   24   L       Championship Game 
 
1973 Season Totals
  Record12-1
  Points Scored449
  Scoring Average34.5
  Points Allowed78
  Defense Average6.0
  Opponents Record65-48 -2
  Home Record6-1
  Away Record6-0
1973 Class 2A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/10/19736 6(5-0) AHSAA
10/17/19737 5(6-0) AHSAA
10/23/19738 3(7-0) AHSAA
10/3/19735 8(4-0) AHSAA
10/30/19739 2(8-0) AHSAA
11/6/197310 2(9-0) AHSAA
9/19/19733 1 AHSAA
  

1973 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Robert James DB Sr.6-0175 All-Star Game  
 Romanuel Gundrum DT Sr.6-2220 All-Star Game  

1973 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Melvin MatthewsB HM  BN
 Melvin MatthewsB Sr.165 2nd  BPH
 Robert JamesE Sr. 2nd  BN
 Robert JonesE Sr.170 1st  BPH
 Romanuel GundrumL Sr.215 1st  BPH
 Romanuel GundrumC 1st  BN



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