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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Butler Football Team History

Butler Rebels
S.R. Butler High School

3401 Holmes Ave. Huntsville, AL 35816
Stadium: Milton Frank Stadium
Colors: Green & Gold
Coach: Marvin Clem

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1951  <-- 1960 <- 1961 -> 1962 --> 2014

1961 Season Highlights
 Marvin Clem enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Butler.
 The Rebels move from Class and into Region 0.
1961 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 8  @ Cullman    6   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. Gadsden    7   19   L       
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ Deshler    0   13   L       
 Fri., Sep. 29  vs. Decatur    0   27   L       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Athens    31   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Walker    31   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  @ Sheffield    32   0   W       
 Sat., Oct. 28  vs. Memphis Tech TN    25   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 10  vs. Huntsville    34   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 17  vs. Coffee    6   20   L       
1961 Season Totals
  Points Scored172
  Scoring Average17.2
  Points Allowed120
  Defense Average12.0
  Opponents Record44-44 -2
  Home Record3-3
  Away Record2-2
1961 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Butler was not ranked.

1961 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Butler Players on File.

1961 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 David CraddockE HM  BN
 Gary WhittT HM  BPH
 Gary WhittT HM  BN
 Gary WhittT 2nd  ASWA
 Jerrell MoonB Jr. 2nd  ASWA
 Jerrell MoonB Jr. HM  BPH
 Jerrell MoonB Jr. HM  BN
 Marvin SmithC HM  BPH
 Marvin SmithB HM  BN

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

In 1969 the two point conversion was adopted for play following a touchdown. Until that time all conversions were worth one point.