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Etowah Football Team History


Etowah Blue Devils
Etowah High School

316 Jones St. Attalla, AL 35954
Stadium: Jim Glover Field
Colors: Royal Blue & White
Coach: Wyman Townsel
Region: 5A-R16
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1910  <-- 1986 <- 1987 -> 1988 --> 2019

1987 Season Highlights
 Wyman Townsel enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Etowah.
 First playoff appearance.
 The Blue Devils finished 2nd in Region 16.
 
1987 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 28  @ Glencoe    36   8   W       
 Fri., Sep. 4  vs. Saks    14   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 11  @ Southside Gadsden   *  21   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  @ Sylacauga    23   16   W       
 Fri., Sep. 25  @ New Hope    35   16   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  @ Guntersville    25   0   W       
 Thu., Oct. 8  @ Gadsden   *  13   0   W       
 Thu., Oct. 15  vs. Emma Sansom   *  14   35   L       
 Fri., Oct. 23  vs. Tarrant    13   3   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  vs. Fort Payne   *  22   12   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 6  @ Athens    3   13   L       1st Round Playoffs 
 
1987 Season Totals
  Record9-2
  Points Scored219
  Scoring Average19.9
  Points Allowed116
  Defense Average10.5
  Opponents Record78-45
  Region Record3-1
  Home Record3-1
  Away Record6-1
1987 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/1/19875 4(5-0) ASWA
10/14/19877 3(7-0) ASWA
10/21/19878 8(7-1) ASWA
10/28/19879 8(8-1) ASWA
10/7/19876 3(6-0) ASWA
11/2/1987Final 7(9-1) ASWA
9/25/19874 8(4-0) ASWA
  
1987 Class 5A Region 16 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Emma Sansom 10-32521562-145413-17761  Fred Buster Gross
Etowah 9-22191160-13133-17054  Wyman Townsel
Fort Payne 6-4166922-27450  Jerry Elmore
Gadsden 6-31271012-24744  Vince DiLorenzo
Southside Gadsden 4-61431781-34060  Stan Romine

1987 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Etowah Players on File.

1987 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Jerry HarrisOL Sr.6-2295 HM  BN
 Jerry HarrisOL Sr.6-2295 1st  ASWA
 Wyman Townsel.Coach 1st  ASWA



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