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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Oneonta Football Team History

Oneonta Redskins
Oneonta High School

27605 State Hwy. 75 Oneonta, AL 35121
Stadium: Gilbreath Stadium
Colors: Red, White & Blue
Coach: Hugh OShields

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1907  <-- 1971 <- 1972 -> 1973 --> 2020

1972 Season Highlights
 Hugh OShields enters his 7th season as Head Coach at Oneonta.
1972 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 1  @ Locust Fork    33   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. Hanceville    34   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ Pleasant Grove    1   0   #Won       
 Fri., Sep. 29  vs. Susan Moore    3   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ J.B. Pennington    33   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  @ Warrior    36   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Ashville    47   0   W       
 Mon., Oct. 30  vs. Pell City    21   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 3  @ Hokes Bluff    37   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 10  vs. West End Walnut Grove    49   12   W       
 Fri., Nov. 17  vs. G.P. Austin    70   6   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 24  @ Alexandria    36   20   W       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Fri., Dec. 1  @ Cordova    43   14   W       Championship Game 
1972 Season Totals
  Points Scored443
  Scoring Average34.1
  Points Allowed77
  Defense Average5.9
  Opponents Record72-55 -7
  Home Record6-0
  Away Record7-0
1972 Class 2A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/25/19728 9(7-0) AHSAA
11/1/19729 8(7-0) AHSAA
11/12/1972Final 3 AHSAA
11/8/197210 2(9-0) AHSAA

1972 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Jim Patton WR Sr.6-1177 All-Star Game  

1972 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Alan CheneyL HM  BPH
 GargasT HM  BN
 Jim PattonE Sr.6-1170 1st  BN
 Jim PattonB 2nd  BPH
 Johnny LoweryB HM  BN
 Mark HittT Sr.220 1st  BN
 Mark HittL Sr.6-0215 1st  BPH
 Mike PeoplesG HM  BN
 Ricky SandersB Sr.215 1st  BN
 Ricky SandersB Sr.6-0215 1st  BPH
 Tom GorgasL 2nd  BPH
 Tom GorgasT HM  BN

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The first night game played between high school teams in the state occurred on September 23, 1927 when Pike Road and Cloverdale met in the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery.