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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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1979 Season Highlights
 Dexter Wood enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Jacksonville.
 The Golden Eagles finished 2nd in Region 11.
 
1979 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Aug. 30  vs. Cleburne County   *  0   18   L       
 Fri., Sep. 7  @ Glencoe    0   23   L       
 Fri., Sep. 14  vs. Saks   *  13   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  @ Oxford    7   14   L       
 Fri., Sep. 28  @ Ohatchee    7   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Alexandria   *  12   9   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  vs. Cherokee County    14   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Walter Wellborn   *  6   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 26  vs. Anniston    7   26   L       
 Fri., Nov. 2  @ Weaver   *  14   7   W       
 
1979 Season Totals
  Record3-7
  Points Scored80
  Scoring Average8.0
  Points Allowed151
  Defense Average15.1
  Opponents Record62-40 -1
  Region Record3-2
  Home Record2-4
  Away Record1-3
1979 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Jacksonville was not ranked.
  
1979 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 
Walter Wellborn 5-5-1891190-1673-25663  Mike Battles Sr.
Cleburne County 8-2205683-27448  George Hoblitzell
Jacksonville 3-7801513-24554  Dexter Wood
Alexandria 5-51311292-33349  Lou Scales
Saks 4-61531762-36474  Jimmy Wood
Weaver 7-31991152-37966  William Bryan

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

1979 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Jacksonville Players on File.



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