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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Lincoln Football Team History

Lincoln Golden Bears
Lincoln High School

78989 Alabama highway 77 Lincoln, AL 35096
Stadium: Keith Howard Memorial Stadium
Colors: Black & Old Gold
Coach: Alan Brooks
Region: 3A-R6
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1926  <-- 1996 <- 1997 -> 1998 --> 2020

1997 Season Highlights
 Alan Brooks enters his 23rd season as Head Coach at Lincoln.
 The Golden Bears won the Class 3A Region 6 Championship.
1997 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 5  @ Sylacauga    6   26   L       
 Fri., Sep. 12  vs. Lineville    0   34   L       
 Fri., Sep. 19  @ B.B. Comer    20   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 26  vs. Jacksonville    12   28   L       
 Fri., Oct. 3  @ Munford    28   36   L       
 Fri., Oct. 10  vs. Moody    45   22   W       
 Fri., Oct. 17  vs. Saks    6   19   L       
 Fri., Oct. 24  @ Ashville   *  20   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 31  vs. St. Clair County   *  28   21   W       
 Fri., Nov. 7  @ Ohatchee   *  39   21   W       
 Fri., Nov. 14  vs. Headland    34   24   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 21  @ Cordova    22   16   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 28  @ Sulligent    34   26   W       3rd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Dec. 5  vs. Aliceville    25   26   L (OT)      Semi-finals Playoffs 
1997 Season Totals
  Points Scored319
  Scoring Average22.8
  Points Allowed313
  Defense Average22.4
  Opponents Record102-60
  Region Record3-0
  Home Record3-4
  Away Record5-2
1997 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Lincoln was not ranked.
1997 Class 3A Region 6 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Lincoln 8-63193133-1115923-08756  Alan Brooks
St. Clair County 8-33191760-120232-15350  Butch Dixon
Ohatchee 5-51711771-24558  Jeff Smith
Ashville 3-71411730-33354  John Grass

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

1997 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Cam SmithRB Jr. HM  BN
 Cam SmithRB Jr. HM  ASWA
 Rush RutledgeTE Sr. HM  ASWA
 Sid CunninghamOL Sr.6-3275 HM  ASWA
 Sid CunninghamOL Sr.6-3275 1st  BN
 Tommy CarmichaelLB Jr. HM  ASWA

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