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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Excel Football Team History

Excel Panthers
Excel High School

P.O. Box 429 Excel, AL 36439
Stadium: Panther Stadium
Colors: Black & Old Gold
Coach: Lee Holladay
Region: 1A-R2
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1975 Season Highlights
 Lee Holladay enters his 8th season as Head Coach at Excel.
 First region championship.
 Won 43 Consecutive regular season games.
 The Panthers won the Class 1A Region 2 Championship.
1975 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 29  @ Southern Normal   *  17   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 5  vs. Flomaton    15   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 12  vs. Frisco City   *  40   8   W       
 Sat., Sep. 20  vs. Lyeffion   *  21   0   W       
 Thu., Sep. 25  vs. Millry    31   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 3  @ Monroe County    10   7   W       
 Sat., Oct. 11  vs. Sweet Water    13   7   W       
 Sat., Oct. 18  @ J.U. Blacksher   *  16   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 24  vs. Conecuh County   *  56   0   W       
 Thu., Nov. 6  @ Repton   *  22   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 14  vs. Sweet Water    0   26   L       1st Round Playoffs 
1975 Season Totals
  Points Scored241
  Scoring Average21.9
  Points Allowed68
  Defense Average6.2
  Opponents Record57-61
  Region Record6-0
  Home Record6-1
  Away Record4-0
1975 Class 1A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Excel was not ranked.
1975 Class 1A Region 2 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Conecuh County 1-9363570-614195  Patten Brown
Frisco City 3-71081403-39679  Cecil L. Corky Newman
J.U. Blacksher 6-4158964-210439  Buddy Rhodes
Lyeffion 3-7642622-431111  Danny Covin
Repton 5-51701834-210967  Jeffery Young
Southern Normal 2-81051902-45770  Robert Hollis
Excel 10-1241680-10266-017222  Lee Holladay

1975 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Rhett Barnes PK Sr.5-10175 All-Star Game  

1975 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Dan BootheLB Sr.5-10190 2nd  BPH
 Jeffrey FlowersT Sr.6-1240 1st  MA
 Keith BenderLB So.5-10165 1st  MA
 Rhett BarnesDB Sr.5-10175 1st  MA
 Rhett BarnesRB Sr.5-11175 1st  BPH
 Rhett BarnesB Sr.5-10175 HM  BN

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