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Glencoe Football Team History


Glencoe Yellow Jackets
Glencoe High School

803 Lonesome Bend Rd. Glencoe, AL 35905
Stadium: Wilson-Darnell Field
Colors: Black & Gold
Coach: Lyle Darnell

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1922  <-- 1972 <- 1973 -> 1974 --> 2020

1973 Season Highlights
 Lyle Darnell enters his 6th season as Head Coach at Glencoe.
 First playoff win.
 First 10-0 regular season.
 Record 13-0 season.
 First playoff appearance.
 
1973 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  vs. J.B. Pennington    27   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 7  vs. Handley    64   23   W       
 Fri., Sep. 14  @ Hokes Bluff    14   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  vs. West Morgan    42   22   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  @ Weaver    27   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Piedmont    42   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  @ Sardis    42   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. West End Walnut Grove    46   6   W       
 Sat., Oct. 27  @ Southside Gadsden    21   20   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  @ St. Clair County    28   6   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 16  vs. Lauderdale County    25   22   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 23  vs. Holtville    29   21   W       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 30  @ Florala    24   14   W       Championship Game 
 
1973 Season Totals
  Record13-0
  Points Scored431
  Scoring Average33.2
  Points Allowed155
  Defense Average11.9
  Opponents Record79-55 -1
  Home Record7-0
  Away Record6-0
1973 Class 2A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/10/19736 3(6-0) AHSAA
10/17/19737 2(7-0) AHSAA
10/23/19738 1(8-0) AHSAA
10/3/19735 3(5-0) AHSAA
10/30/19739 1(8-0) AHSAA
11/6/197310 1(10-0) AHSAA
9/19/19733 6(3-0) AHSAA
  

1973 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Jeff Davis QB Sr.6-1180 All-Star Game  

1973 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Hal SmithB HM  BN
 Hal SmithB Jr.170 1st  BPH
 HolmesE HM  BPH
 Jeff DavisQB Sr.185 1st  BPH
 Jeff DavisB Sr. 1st  BN
 Steve DavisL/LB HM  BN
 Willie DavisG 1st  BN
 Willie DavisLB Sr.220 1st  BPH



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