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Escambia County Football Team History

Escambia County Blue Devils
Escambia County High School

1215 S. Presley St. Atmore, AL 36502
Stadium: Hubert Barnes Field
Colors: Blue & White
Coach: Melvin Buck Powell
Region: 3A-R2
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1915  <-- 1982 <- 1983 -> 1984 --> 2021

1983 Season Highlights
 Melvin Buck Powell enters his 8th season as Head Coach at Escambia County.
 First 13 win season.
 The Blue Devils won the Class 3A Region 2 Championship.
 The Blue Devils set a team record by winning 13 games.
1983 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 26  vs. Andalusia    38   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 2  @ Jackson    20   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 9  @ W.S. Neal   *  40   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 16  vs. Greenville   *  10   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 23  @ Thomasville    7   18   L       
 Fri., Sep. 30  vs. Evergreen   *  7   13   L       
 Fri., Oct. 7  vs. T.R. Miller   *  20   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 14  @ Monroe County   *  35   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 21  vs. Pine Forest FL    29   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 28  @ Satsuma    26   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 4  @ Baldwin County    32   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 11  @ Thomasville    18   14   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 18  @ Eufaula    23   0   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 25  @ Demopolis    27   0   W       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Fri., Dec. 2  vs. Emma Sansom    14   0   W       Championship Game 
1983 Season Totals
  Points Scored346
  Scoring Average23.1
  Points Allowed76
  Defense Average5.1
  Opponents Record103-51
  Region Record4-1
  Home Record5-1
  Away Record8-1
1983 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
9/1/19831 8(1-0) ASWA
9/14/19833 6(3-0) ASWA
9/21/19834 7(4-0) ASWA
9/7/19832 6(2-0) ASWA
1983 Class 3A 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 
Escambia County 13-2346764-082144-111213  Melvin Buck Powell
T.R. Miller 9-12781544-19881  Mike Sasser
Greenville 7-3193753-29054  Wayne Woodham
Monroe County 7-41961192-36985  Howard Busby
Evergreen 6-42431391-467111  Willie Farich
W.S. Neal 6-41861491-438114  Wayne Frazier
Wilcox County 1-7401810-1045  Albert Gordon

1983 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Charles Staples OL Sr. All-Star Game  

1983 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Anthony BishopLB Sr.6-2195 1st  ASWA
 Anthony BishopLB Sr.6-2195 1st  BN
 Bernard GrantDB HM  BN
 Bernard GrantDB HM  ASWA
 Buck PowellCoach 1st  ASWA
 Charles StaplesOL HM  ASWA
 Charles StaplesDL HM  BN
 Darron JenkinsRB HM  BN
 Darron JenkinsRB HM  ASWA
 Greg RobinsonDL HM  BN
 Greg StaplesDB Sr.6-1185 1st  BN
 Greg StaplesDB Sr.6-1185 1st  ASWA
 Leroy KnightQB Sr.6-0200 2nd  BN
 Leroy KnightQB Sr.6-0200 HM  ASWA
 Murray HillRB Jr. HM  ASWA
 Murray HillRB Jr. HM  BN

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