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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Auburn Football Team History

Auburn Tigers
Auburn High School

406 S. Dean Rd. Auburn, AL 36830
Stadium: Duck Samford Stadium
Colors: Blue & White
Coach: Jay Davis
Region: 4A-R4
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1911  <-- 1978 <- 1979 -> 1980 --> 2020

1979 Season Highlights
 Jay Davis enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Auburn.
 The Tigers finished 4th in Region 4.
1979 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  @ Valley    3   13   L       
 Fri., Sep. 7  vs. Tallassee    28   22   W       
 Fri., Sep. 14  vs. Prattville    14   17   L (OT)      
 Fri., Sep. 21  vs. Benjamin Russell   *  13   17   L       
 Fri., Sep. 28  @ Carroll    25   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  @ Tuskegee Institute   *  27   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Northview    32   38   L       
 Fri., Oct. 26  vs. Eufaula    6   13   L       
 Fri., Nov. 2  @ Lanett    0   15   L       
 Fri., Nov. 9  @ Opelika   *  29   0   W       
1979 Season Totals
  Points Scored177
  Scoring Average17.7
  Points Allowed149
  Defense Average14.9
  Opponents Record53-49
  Region Record2-1
  Home Record1-4
  Away Record3-2
1979 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Auburn was not ranked.
1979 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 
Jeff Davis 10-2-1242782-137163-0466  Billy Livings
Benjamin Russell 7-31781624-09257  Don Roberts
Lee Montgomery 9-1168633-17230  Bo Boswell
Auburn 4-61771492-16925  Jay Davis
Opelika 3-71462262-346105  Kyle Gantt
Central Phenix City 3-7921511-45484  Wayne Trawick
Tuskegee Institute 3-71271280-52274  Mike Arrington

1979 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Carver Reeves TE Sr.6-2200 All-Star Game  

1979 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Carcer ReevesTE 2nd  BPH
 NormanB HM  BN
 Oscar AndrewsE Jr.160 2nd  BN

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