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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: Keith Howard
Region: 4A-R4
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1926  <-- 2007 <- 2008 -> 2009 --> 2020

2008 Season Highlights
 Keith Howard enters his 5th season as Head Coach at Lincoln.
 The Golden Bears move from Class 3A and into Region 4.
 The Golden Bears won the Class 4A Region 4 Championship.
 The Golden Bears set a team record by scoring 86 in a game.
 The Golden Bears set a team record for most points scored by both teams with 122 points.
 
2008 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 29  vs. Etowah    33   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 5  @ Cleburne County   *  14   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 12  vs. Handley   *  38   34   W       
 Fri., Sep. 19  @ Childersburg   *  41   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 26  @ Boaz    38   7   W       
 Thu., Oct. 2  vs. Saks   *  24   23   W       
 Fri., Oct. 10  vs. Central Coosa   *  86   36   W       
 Fri., Oct. 17  @ Anniston   *  37   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 24  @ Munford   *  24   22   W       
 Fri., Oct. 31  vs. Clay County    7   35   L       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 7  vs. Greensboro    48   6   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 14  vs. Bibb County    41   21   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 21  vs. Handley    13   47   L       3rd Round Playoffs 
 
2008 Season Totals
  Record11-2
  Points Scored444
  Scoring Average34.2
  Points Allowed256
  Defense Average19.7
  Opponents Record82-64
  Region Record7-0
  Home Record6-2
  Away Record5-0
2008 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/1/20085 2(5-0)338 ASWA
10/15/20087 2(7-0)317 ASWA
10/22/20088 2(8-0)327 ASWA
10/29/20089 1(9-0)344 ASWA
10/8/20086 2(6-0)327 ASWA
11/5/2008Final 5(9-1)173 ASWA
8/6/2008PS 8(9-4)73 ASWA
9/10/20082 4(2-0)198 ASWA
9/17/20083 3(3-0)283 ASWA
9/24/20084 3(4-0)285 ASWA
9/3/20081 5(1-0)195 ASWA
  
2008 Class 4A Region 4 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 11-24442562-1102747-0264134  Keith Howard
Handley 10-33511733-1104586-119788  Mike Battles Sr.
Anniston 4-61351770-120364-3102111  Alex Wilson
Saks 6-52952060-17144-3185154  Clint Smith
Cleburne County 5-52072034-3144112  Michael Shortt
Childersburg 3-72022982-5133235  Jeff Bullen
Central Coosa 2-82214751-6144345  Garet Hagin
Munford 1-92432070-7162152  Todd Smith

2008 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Marshall Williams DB Sr. All-Star Game  
 T.J. Hoyt ATH Sr. All-Star Game  

2008 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 John TalleyDB Sr. HM  ASWA
 Jonathan GeorgeWR/TE Sr. HM  ASWA
 T.J. HoytDB Sr.6-3200 1st  ASWA



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