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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Tuscaloosa Football Team History

Tuscaloosa Black Bears
Tuscaloosa High School

 Tuscaloosa, AL 0
Stadium: Van deGraaf Field
Colors: Red & Black
Coach: Bill Henderson

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1908  <-- 1961 <- 1962 -> 1963 --> 1978

1962 Season Highlights
 Bill Henderson enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Tuscaloosa.
1962 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 14  vs. Holt    19   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  @ Sidney Lanier    7   7   T       
 Fri., Sep. 28  @ Bessemer    7   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Anniston    7   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 12  @ Woodlawn    14   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Lee Montgomery    7   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 26  vs. Phillips Birmingham    0   6   L       
 Fri., Nov. 2  vs. Tuscaloosa County    13   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 9  @ Ensley    7   7   T       
 Fri., Nov. 16  vs. Coffee    19   13   W       
1962 Season Totals
  Record5-3 -2
  Points Scored100
  Scoring Average10.0
  Points Allowed87
  Defense Average8.7
  Opponents Record51-37 -8
  Home Record3-3
  Away Record2-0 -2
1962 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/4/19624 8(2-0-1)55 ASWA
9/26/19623 10(1-0-1)21 ASWA

1962 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Dwain Winstead S Sr.5-11158 All-Star Game  

1962 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Hank HerrodG Sr.180 2nd  BPH
 Hank HerrodG Sr.180 1st  ASWA
 Hank HerrodG Sr.180 2nd  BN
 Jay SmithC Jr. 2nd  ASWA
 Joe SimonB HM  BN
 Joe SimonFB 2nd  ASWA

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Bart Starr received coaching from Kentucky great Babe Parilli his senior season at Sidney Lanier in hopes of joining Bear Bryant at Kentucky. He had to settle for Alabama.