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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Southern Academy Football Team History

Southern Academy Cougars
Southern Academy

407 College Street Greensboro, AL 36744
Stadium: Lawson Field
Colors: Royal Blue & White
Coach: Ryan Poe
Region: AISA-AA-West
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1968  <-- 1996 <- 1997 -> 1998 --> 2020

1997 Season Highlights
 Ryan Poe enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Southern Academy.
 The Cougars finished 5th in Region 3.
1997 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
    Demopolis Academy    21   6   W       
    Sumiton Christian    13   6   W       
    Pickens Academy   *  2   7   L       
    Shelby Academy    7   21   L       
    Warrior Academy    36   0   W       
    Patrician Academy   *  10   20   L       
    South Choctaw Academy   *  7   21   L       
    Sumter Academy   *  6   10   L       
    Bessemer Academy    49   12   W       
    Marion Military Institute    30   20   W       
1997 Season Totals
  Points Scored181
  Scoring Average18.1
  Points Allowed123
  Defense Average12.3
  Opponents Record55-52
  Region Record0-4
  Home Record0-0
  Away Record0-0
1997 Class AISA-AA Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Southern Academy was not ranked.
1997 Class AISA-AA Region 3 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Patrician Academy 8-32552100-17214-08644  Joe Nettles
Sumter Academy 8-32321200-120213-17430  Webb Tutt
South Choctaw Academy 5-61771610-16352-26971  Jimmy Warr
Pickens Academy 5-52041801-34899  Lynn Wright
Southern Academy 5-51811230-42558  Ryan Poe

1997 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Southern Academy Players on File.

1997 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Patrick HowellOL Sr. HM  BN
 Wade StuderOL Sr.6-4260 1st  BN
 Wade StuderOL Sr.6-4260 1st  ASWA

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