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Etowah Football Team History

Etowah Blue Devils
Etowah High School

316 Jones St. Attalla, AL 35954
Stadium: Jim Glover Field
Colors: Royal Blue & White
Coach: Charles Buddy Hearn
Region: 4A-R10
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1910  <-- 1979 <- 1980 -> 1981 --> 2021

1980 Season Highlights
 Charles Buddy Hearn enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Etowah.
 The Blue Devils finished 6th in Region 10.
1980 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 29  vs. Gadsden   *  6   9   L       
 Fri., Sep. 5  vs. Cullman    12   9   W       
 Fri., Sep. 19  vs. Anniston   *  0   23   L       
 Fri., Sep. 26  @ Oxford    8   42   L       
 Fri., Oct. 3  @ Arab    0   27   L       
 Fri., Oct. 10  @ Emma Sansom   *  0   41   L       
 Fri., Oct. 17  @ Pinson Valley    7   33   #Won       
 Fri., Oct. 24  vs. Talladega   *  7   35   L       
 Thu., Oct. 30  @ Albertville   *  12   30   L       
 Fri., Nov. 7  @ Gadsden    13   35   L    Gadsden   
1980 Season Totals
  Points Scored65
  Scoring Average6.5
  Points Allowed284
  Defense Average28.4
  Opponents Record51-49 -1
  Region Record0-5
  Home Record1-3
  Away Record1-5
1980 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Etowah was not ranked.
1980 Class 4A Region 10 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Emma Sansom 9-2256890-112144-110133  Fred Buster Gross
Anniston 4-4-11301244-110369  Johnny Ingram
Talladega 8-2133714-16231  Glenn Woodruff
Gadsden 3-71251602-35747  David Martin
Albertville 5-51721431-470110  Vernon Wells
Etowah 2-8652840-525138  Charles Buddy Hearn
Arab 6-41581191-13914  Wayne Trimble

1980 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 David Gilmer L Sr.6-4245 All American  Adidas
 David Gilmer DE Sr.6-5257 All-Star Game  

1980 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 David GilmerL Sr.6-4245 1st  BN

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