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Jackson Football Team History


Jackson Aggies
Jackson High School

321 Stanley Drive Jackson, AL 36545
Stadium: Legion Field
Colors: Purple, White & Gold
Coach: Barry Pennington
Region: 3A-R1
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1916  <-- 1978 <- 1979 -> 1980 --> 2020

1979 Season Highlights
 Barry Pennington enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Jackson.
 First 12 win season.
 The Aggies won the Class 3A Region 1 Championship.
 
1979 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 7  @ Shaw    7   13   #Won       
 Fri., Sep. 14  @ Washington County    45   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  @ Baker   *  21   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  vs. Citronelle   *  12   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. UMS   *  13   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  vs. Monroe County    43   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  @ Robertsdale   *  34   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 26  vs. Grand Bay   *  40   14   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  vs. Thomasville    14   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 9  @ Clarke County   *  34   0   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 16  @ Evergreen    21   0   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 23  vs. Eufaula    10   7   W (3OT)      2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 30  @ Stanhope Elmore    24   6   W       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Fri., Dec. 7  vs. Colbert County    0   0   T       Championship Game 
 
1979 Season Totals
  Record13-0 -1
  Points Scored318
  Scoring Average22.7
  Points Allowed73
  Defense Average5.2
  Opponents Record83-63 -1
  Region Record6-0
  Home Record6-0 -1
  Away Record7-0
1979 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Jackson was not ranked.
  
1979 Class 3A Region 1 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Jackson 13-0-1318733-0-155136-015440  Barry Pennington
Robertsdale 7-31361565-19672  Ed Comer
Citronelle 4-6911004-37141  Ira Smith
Clarke County 5-51481473-39079  Bob Bumpers
Grand Bay 4-61071633-389105  Tommy Davis
Alba 4-574982-23234  R.L. Watson
Baker 4-6771573-453111  Billy Odom
UMS 1-8621201-66293  Eddie Jones

1979 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Jackson Players on File.

1979 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Barry PenningtonCoach 1st  MA
 Richard GastonLB Sr.185 2nd  BN
 Richard GastonLB Sr.6-0185 1st  MA



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