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Pickens Academy Football Team History

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Pickens Academy

225 Ray Bass Road Carrollton, AL 35447
Stadium: Billy McGee Stadium
Colors: Columbia Blue, Red & White
Coach: Robert McCool

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1971 Season Highlights
 Robert McCool enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Pickens Academy.
 First playoff appearance.
1971 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 3  @ Marengo Academy    7   20   L       
 Fri., Sep. 10  @ South Choctaw Academy    20   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 17  vs. Shelby Academy    21   8   W       
 Fri., Sep. 24  vs. Talladega Academy    27   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 1  @ Warrior Academy    9   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 15  vs. Patrician Academy    35   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 22  vs. Silas Academy    7   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 29  vs. Sumter Academy    7   32   L       
 Fri., Nov. 5  @ Catherine Academy    7   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 12  @ West End Christian    15   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 19   Southern Academy    6   17   L       1st Round Playoffs 
1971 Season Totals
  Points Scored161
  Scoring Average14.6
  Points Allowed103
  Defense Average9.4
  Opponents Record61-47 -6
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record4-1
1971 Class AISA Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Pickens Academy was not ranked.

1971 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Pickens Academy Players on File.

1971 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Jim HerdanT HM  BPH
 Jim HerndonT HM  BN
 Lynn LeatherwoodDE Sr.190 1st  BPH
 Lynn LeatherwoodDE Sr.190 1st  BN
 Mark WestT HM  BPH
 Mark WheatT HM  BN

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