1979



State Runners-up

4-AA Champions



Record: 14-1-0



DateOpponentResultScoreLocationClick for details
Fri, Aug 31Calhoun FallsW42-0H[more]
New PA
Fri, Sep 7WrensW30-0T[more]
Fri, Sep 14McCormickW51-7H[more]
New $8,000 scoreboard
Fri, Sep 21Greene CountyW45-7T[more]
Fri, Sep 28Jenkins CountyW23-0H[more]
Fri, Oct 5Hancock CentralW40-19T[more]
Fri, Oct 12Oglethorpe CountyW28-14H[more]
Fri, Oct 19HarlemW20-0T[more]
Fri, Oct 26AquinasW35-7H[more]
Fri, Nov 2Washington-WilkesW52-7H[more]
Fri, Nov 9Putnam CountyW34-0H[more]
Fri, Nov 16HarlemW31-6H[more]
Fri, Nov 23Mitchell CountyW21-0H[more]
Fri, Nov 30Mary PersonsW27-7T[more]
MP#1;LC#2 going into game; cold (teens); LC led 27-0 at half; MP coached by Dan Pitts
Fri, Dec 7ModelL21-24T[more]
M 14-0; lost by FG w/0:02 to go; M overcame 8pt LC lead in last 6:00 to tie, then LC intercepted going for win. 500pts scored most ever; at time, "best team ever"


In 15 games:

Winning Percentage: 93.333

Total scored: 500

Total allowed: 98

Average game: 33.33-6.53

Shutouts by Red Devils: 6

Shutouts by opponents: 0

JerseyNamePositionClassWeight
Benji BentleyB11147
Jeff BessingerT10178
Danny BilesT12178
Ronnie ClevelandT11173
Toby ClubbE12156
Chris CooperB12160
Jack CrookT12181
Ricky CrookhamG12153
Greg DukesC12156
Tutt DunawayC11179
Dennis GlazeE11147
Lex GoldmanT11147
Kenneth GunbyG11139
Roy HunterG11142
Barry JonesB12133
Frankie JonesB11156
Robert JonesG11144
Glenn MatthewsC12224
Bobby NormanB11137
David Lee NormanQB10132
Randy NormanE12162
Benjamin ParksE12154
Hurley PartlowT12197
Al PossE11143
Ronnie PrinceG12163
Mike SaggusQB10132
Marcus SpratlinQB11150
Charles WrightG12155
Charlie WurstT11182
Curtis ZellarsG11141
22Barney BusseyB12188
42Mike JonesB12197



Source: Augusta Chronicle
It's not all over for Red Devils yet



Source: Lincoln Journal
Red Devils blank Jenkins 23-0



Source: Macon Telegraph
Mary Persons cools off, Falls to Lincoln 27-7



Source: Anderson Independent
Lincoln blitzes Mary Persons



Source: Program
Mitchell County roster



Source: Program
LC roster vs Mitchell County



Source: Program
Mitchell County program



Source: Lincoln Journal
Bussey Gets Rest



Source: Lincoln Journal
Spratlin Stands Out



Source: Augusta Chronicle
Having been there helps as Lincoln seeks AA crown



Source: Augusta Chronicle
Harlem confident of victory



Source: Lincoln Journal
Bussey intercepts pass for 38-yd TD



Source: Lincoln Journal
Jones demon on offense, defense



Source: Lincoln Journal
Strong legs block so that fast legs may run



Source: Augusta Chronicle
Lincoln, Johnson win



Source: Lincoln Journal
Super sophomore



Model kicks field goal to upset Lincoln



Source: Augusta Chronicle
Lincoln avenges loss to Mitchell Co. 21-0



Source: Anderson Independent
Model ends Lincoln's hopes



Source: Anderson Independent
Bussey leads Lincoln County to win



Source: Lincoln Journal
Unsung heroes on the LCHS Red Devil football team



Source: Lincoln Journal
Spratlin fires 1 of 10 passes



Source: Lincoln Journal
Stops Harlem in tracks



Source: Augusta Chronicle
Lincoln's Jones, Bussey sign college grid grants



Source: Lincoln Journal
Red Devils practicing for 1979 season



Source: Augusta Chronicle
Spratlin-led Lincoln bombs Calhoun Falls 42-0









Source: Anderson Independent
Red Devils 'One Step Away'



Source: Augusta Chronicle
Lincoln again undefeated



Source: Lincoln Journal
Red Devils most ardent supporters



Source: Anderson Independent
Action from Mitchell County game



Source: Augusta Chronicle
Devils sock 'Dogs 40-19



Source: Augusta Chronicle
Lincoln rips Oglethorpe



Source: Lincoln Journal
Bussey leads to 28-14 victory over Oglethorpe



Source: Augusta herald
Lincolnton: It's place for Bear to retire



Source: Lincoln Journal
Live action against Harlem



Source: Lincoln Journal
Bussey runs wide



Source: Augusta Chronicle
Spratlin, Lincoln bury Irish 35-7



Source: Anderson Independent
Lincoln squelches Aquinas



Source: Augusta Chronicle
Lincoln checks Jenkins 23-0



Source: Lincoln Journal
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