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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Anniston Football Team History

Anniston Bulldogs
Anniston High School

1301 Woodstock Ave. Anniston, AL 26201
Stadium: Lott/Mosby Memorial Stadium
Colors: Cardinal, White, Black & Gray
Coach: F.L. Bulldog Johnson

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1920  <-- 1960 <- 1961 -> 1962 --> 2020

1961 Season Highlights
 F.L. Bulldog Johnson enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Anniston.
 The Bulldogs move from Class and into Region 0.
1961 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 8  vs. Oxford    26   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  @ Albertville    13   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  vs. Lee Montgomery    7   24   L       
 Fri., Sep. 29  vs. Tuscaloosa    18   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Etowah    0   8   L       
 Fri., Oct. 13  @ Emma Sansom    6   13   L       
 Sat., Oct. 28  vs. Gadsden    20   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 3  vs. Talladega    26   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 10  @ Bessemer    6   0   W       
 Thu., Nov. 23  vs. Jacksonville    26   6   W    Anniston   
1961 Season Totals
  Points Scored148
  Scoring Average14.8
  Points Allowed96
  Defense Average9.6
  Opponents Record51-39 -9
  Home Record4-2
  Away Record2-2
1961 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
9/12/19611 5(1-0)54 ASWA
9/20/19612 4(2-0)62 ASWA

1961 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Harold Steely G Sr.6-0195 All-Star Game  

1961 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Gilbert SandersE Sr.170 HM  BN
 Gilbert SandersE Sr.170 2nd  BPH
 Harold SteelyG Sr.190 2nd  BPH
 Harold SteelyG Sr.188 2nd  BN
 Harold SteelyG Sr.188 2nd  ASWA
 Joe StricklandT HM  BPH

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Parrish scored a record 77 points in a playoff game against Cedar Bluff in 2001. The Tornados were shutout the following week 19-0 by Courtland.