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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.





Jacksonville Football Team History


Jacksonville Golden Eagles
Jacksonville High School

1000 George Douthit Dr. Jacksonville, AL 36265
Stadium: Golden Eagle Stadium
Colors: Blue & Gold
Coach: Dexter Wood
Region: 3A-R11
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1920  <-- 1977 <- 1978 -> 1979 --> 2020

1978 Season Highlights
 Dexter Wood enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Jacksonville.
 The Golden Eagles finished 6th in Region 11.
 
1978 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Aug. 24  vs. Cleburne County   *  6   13   L       
 Thu., Aug. 31  vs. Glencoe    17   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 8  @ Saks   *  7   10   L       
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. Oxford    0   42   L       
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ White Plains    14   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 29  @ Alexandria   *  0   12   L       
 Thu., Oct. 5  @ Cherokee County    21   55   L       
 Thu., Oct. 12  @ Walter Wellborn   *  0   28   L       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Anniston    14   23   L       
 Fri., Oct. 27  vs. Weaver   *  14   6   W       
 
1978 Season Totals
  Record2-8
  Points Scored93
  Scoring Average9.3
  Points Allowed210
  Defense Average21.0
  Opponents Record60-43
  Region Record1-4
  Home Record1-4
  Away Record1-4
1978 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Jacksonville was not ranked.
  
1978 Class 3A Region 11 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Alexandria 8-41991681-141354-18141  Lou Scales
Walter Wellborn 6-41721084-111130  Johnny Ingram
Cleburne County 5-51151372-33281  George Hoblitzell
Saks 2-8732342-35287  Jimmy Wood
Weaver 7-3148962-36864  William Bryan
Jacksonville 2-8932101-42769  Dexter Wood

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

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



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