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Tarrant Football Team History

Tarrant Wildcats
Tarrant High School

91 Black Creek Road Tarrant, AL 35111
Stadium: Tarrant Stadium
Colors: Navy & Vegas Gold
Coach: Charles Buddy Hearn

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1917  <-- 1970 <- 1971 -> 1972 --> 2020

1971 Season Highlights
 Charles Buddy Hearn enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Tarrant.
 First playoff win.
 Record 13-0 season.
 First playoff appearance.
1971 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 3  @ Gardendale    35   20   W       
 Fri., Sep. 10  @ John Carroll    35   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 17  @ Minor    14   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 24  vs. Erwin    50   18   W       
 Fri., Oct. 8  vs. Tuscaloosa    34   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 15  @ Huffman    38   15   W       
 Fri., Oct. 22  vs. Leeds    33   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 29  vs. Albertville    49   26   W       
 Fri., Nov. 5  vs. Jess Lanier    21   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 12  @ Arab    53   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 19  vs. Hamilton    55   15   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 26  vs. Saks    39   0   W    Legion Field   Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Fri., Dec. 3  vs. W.S. Neal    34   20   W       Championship Game 
1971 Season Totals
  Points Scored490
  Scoring Average37.7
  Points Allowed127
  Defense Average9.8
  Opponents Record88-42 -4
  Home Record8-0
  Away Record5-0
1971 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/19/19717 1(6-0) AHSAA
10/26/19718 1(7-0) AHSAA
10/5/19715 2(4-0) AHSAA
11/15/1971Final 1 AHSAA
11/2/19719 1(8-0) AHSAA
11/9/197110 1(9-0) AHSAA

1971 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Doug Crow Sr.6-0165 All-Star Game  
 John ORear RB Sr.6-2174 All American  SS
 John ORear B Sr.6-2174 All American  Coach & Athlete
 John ORear HB Sr.6-2174 All Southern  Orlando Sentinel
 John ORear QB Sr.174 3A Player of the Year  Bham Post-Herald
 John ORear B Sr.175 Super All-State  Bham News

1971 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Butch BoxE Jr.168 1st  BN
 Butch BoxE Jr.168 1st  BPH
 Charles Buddy HearnCoach 1st  BPH
 John ORearB Sr.174 1st  BPH
 John ORearB Sr.6-2174 1st  BN
 Kim BruceT Sr.195 2nd  BN
 Kim BruceL 2nd  BPH
 Randy CordorT HM  BN
 Raymond BoldenB Sr.170 1st  BN
 Raymond BoldenQB 2nd  BPH

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