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1974



National Champions

State Champions

GHSA Region 1-AAA Champions



Record: 12-1-0

Coach Jim Hughes

DateOpponentScoreLocationClick for details
Fri, Sep 6Tift Co.W40-0H[more]
Fri, Sep 13AlbanyW34-20A[more]
Fri, Sep 20WestoverW50-0H[more]
Fri, Sep 27ValdostaW40-0A[more]
Fri, Oct 4Crisp Co.W42-21H[more]
Fri, Oct 11BainbridgeW28-6A[more]
Fri, Oct 25DoughertyL20-27H[more]
Sat, Nov 2MonroeW27-22A[more]
Fri, Nov 8MoultrieW14-9H[more]
Fri, Nov 15LowndesW41-0A[more]
Fri, Nov 29GrovesW33-14H[more]
AAA State Playoffs
Fri, Dec 6ColumbusW28-14H[more]
South Georgia Championship
Sat, Dec 14Lakeside AtlantaW26-20H[more]
State Championship


In 13 games:

Winning Percentage: 92.308

Total scored: 423

Total allowed: 153

Average game: 32.54-11.77

Shutouts by Thomasville: 4

Shutouts by opponents: 0

Final 1974 National Sports News Service prep poll:

1) Thomasville, Ga. (12-1)
2) Glenbrook, Northbrook, Ill. (12-0)
3) Harding, Warren, Ohio (11-1)
4) South Hills, Covina, Calif. (13-1)
5) Brazoswoods, Houston, Tex. (13-1)
6) John Marshall, Rochester, Minn. (12-0)
7) Morristown, N.J. (10-0)
8) Gateway, Monroeville, Penn. (11-0-1)
9) Leon, Tallahassee, Fla. (13-0)
10) Syosset, N.Y. (9-0)
11) Leominster, Mass. (11-0)
12) St. Xavier, Middletown, Conn. (12-1)
13) Washington, Indianapolis, Ind. (12-0)
14) Holy Name Catholic, Huntington, N.Y. (8-0)
15) Upper Sinclair, Penn. (10-0-1)
16) Putnam City, Okla. (11-1)
17) Lakeside, Atlanta, Ga. (11-3)
18) East St. Louis, Ill. (11-1)
19) Upper Arlington, Ohio (11-1)
20) St. John Bosco, Bellflower, Calif. (12-2)


Source: Football program
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1974 Team Photo


Source: Randy Eason (#85 on 1974 team)
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1974 team photo

1974 team photo


Source: Kenny Hale (#52 on 1974 team)
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1974 State Championship Game with Lakeside


Source: Jim Taylor
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1974 state semifinal game with Columbus

JerseyNamePositionClassWeight
Victor RubioT11215
10Jack CannadyQB12160
11Dan SmithDE10130
13Artis ScottDE10140
14Clifford KerboWB-S10175
15Perry KeytonQB10160
16Thomas HarperE10160
17Leslie CannadyQB11165
18Clay CampbellSE11150
19Elton WillisE10160
20Jeff VannWB-S10140
22Thomas GrahamDB12170
23Wilford SpringleDB10130
24Taylor GriffinWB11155
25Kenneth JohnsonDB10135
26Early LloydWB11135
27Horace IveyTB10150
28Cleo AndersonWB12140
29Jimmy MitchellCB12160
30Mike RameyS11145
31Ricky GoodlettDE11150
32William AndrewsTB12190
33Gary ClarkDE10160
34James DiggsDG12155
35Al FannTB12170
36Raymond SpringleDB11175
37Jerry ButlerCB11155
38Alfred HadleyCB11160
39Bernard GilbertDE10155
40Brett McClungDG10155
41George KatsoudasLB10145
42Roscoe MitchellFB11175
43Johnny ByrdTE10185
44John ColvinDB12140
45Rodney HoltDE10140
46Alan McClureDB10140
47Terry HarrisonLB10155
48Robert GrantLB10145
49T. C. MitchellFB10150
50Alan TuckerC11160
51Johnny ParrishC10180
52Kenneth HaleC10150
53Willie WalkerDE10150
54Steve ParrishT12170
55Sammy MyersT10200
56Eugene CarleyDG11140
57Bobby LovejoyDE11155
58Lamb AndrewsDE11165
59Ernest HerbertT10225
60John ThomasG11175
61Hugh YorkG10185
62Kenneth DavisG11160
63Greg RobinsonDG10170
64Bruce McClureG12175
65Mike GammonsDG12180
66Jimmy PalmerDG11165
67Allen RaganLB11170
68Andrew HunterT12190
69Bobby ThomasDG12240
70Terry McPhersonT11170
71Tommy JonesDT10160
72Scott RichardsonG12170
73Reginald MillerDT10200
74Al ClayDG11190
75Bubba RumbleG10175
76Melvin MosleyDE10140
77Wyman McKenzieT11210
78Tim TaylorT12185
79Michael BentonT10180
80Tommy SappSE10125
81Tommy MathisSE10135
82Leander BarnhillDG11175
83Tony LivingsSE10135
84Ira BlackshearTE10170
85Randy EasonSE12150
86Eddie McIntyreTE-DT10180
87John KelleyTE10160
88Bobby MaxwellTE11175
90John David PeeplesLB12195