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Starkville Football Team History


Starkville Yellow Jackets
Starkville High School

603 Yellow Jacket Drive Starkville, MS
Stadium: Yellow Jacket Stadium
Colors: Black & Gold
Coach: Jim Craig


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1920  <-- 1969 <- 1970 -> 1971 --> 2022

1970 Season Highlights
 Jim Craig enters his 5th season as Head Coach at Starkville.
 The Yellow Jackets won the Little 10 Conference Championship.
 
1970 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 4  @ Kosciusko    27   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 11  vs. Louisville    33   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  vs. Oxford   *  40   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 25  @ New Albany   *  46   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  vs. Pontotoc   *  49   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  @ Aberdeen   *  46   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16  vs. Amory   *  34   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23  @ Bruce   *  50   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  vs. Houston   *  49   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 6  @ West Point   *  41   6   W       
 
1970 Season Totals
  Record10-0
  Points Scored415
  Scoring Average41.5
  Points Allowed39
  Defense Average3.9
  Opponents Record41-53 -3
  Home Record5-0
  Away Record5-0
  
1970  Little 10 Conference  Standings
  Regular Season   Conference Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Starkville 10-0415398-0-035532  Jim Craig
Amory 9-12571047-1-023197  Jerry Lyons
Oxford 6-41951956-2-0177138  Bob Sanders
West Point 5-52162105-3-0200141  Travis Langford
Aberdeen 5-41951264-4-0147120  Thomas Pierce
Pontotoc 3-71992833-5-0170221  Ralph Mitchell
New Albany 3-7992072-6-067173  
Bruce 1-9583601-7-052292  Dwight Robinson
Houston 0-10562910-8-049234  Billy Joe Rish



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