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Douglas Football Team History

Douglas Eagles
Douglas High School

P.O. Box 300 Douglas, AL 35964
Stadium: Authur Jarvis Stadium
Colors: Red & White
Coach: John Allen
Region: 3A-R12
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1970  <-- 1977 <- 1978 -> 1979 --> 2020

1978 Season Highlights
 John Allen enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Douglas.
 The Eagles move from Class 2A and into Region 12.
 The Eagles finished 4th in Region 12.
1978 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 25  vs. Boaz   *  9   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  @ Holly Pond    0   6   L       
 Fri., Sep. 15  @ Sardis    21   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ Ashville    10   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 29  vs. Southside Gadsden   *  8   29   L       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Pisgah    12   25   L       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Hokes Bluff   *  14   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Crossville    0   9   L       
 Fri., Oct. 27  @ Plainview    0   15   L       
 Fri., Nov. 3  vs. Geraldine    7   27   L       
1978 Season Totals
  Points Scored81
  Scoring Average8.1
  Points Allowed129
  Defense Average12.9
  Opponents Record56-45
  Region Record2-1
  Home Record2-3
  Away Record2-3
1978 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Douglas was not ranked.
1978 Class 3A Region 12 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Glencoe 7-41901300-16345-112048  Lyle Darnell
Cherokee County 8-22641425-114778  Bobby Joe Johnson
Southside Gadsden 7-31791226-215295  Randy Ross
Douglas 4-6811292-13141  John Allen
Litchfield 4-61261443-38475  Steve Clay
Guntersville 3-71461913-4138141  Thomas Walls
Boaz 5-5157831-35444  John Beck
Fort Payne 3-6-1851421-558112  James Stanfield
Hokes Bluff 0-10662750-735190  H.K. Reeves

1978 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Douglas Players on File.

1978 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Douglas Players on File.

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