1975 BETH-CENTER HS FOOTBALL

2022 NOMINEE – TEAM OF YESTERYEAR – FOOTBALL

California University of Pennsylvania

  • Coached by Bill Connors, the Bulldogs won 1975 WPIAL Class AA Football Championship.

  • The Bulldogs compiled a perfect 12-0 overall record with seven shutouts.

  • Beth- Center outscored its 12 opponents, 364-47.

  • The first-team defense was unscored upon during the nine-game regular season.

  • BC defeated three teams by a 20-4.3 margin with 13-0 shutouts in the semifinals and finals.

  • Ten players earned all-conference honors, seven were All-WPIAL, and five players were nominated to the Big 33 team.

  • In the last 50-plus seasons, this Bulldogs’ team was one of just four Class AA teams in Washington County to win a WPIAL championship.

  • Beth-Center averaged 30.3 points per game and allowed just 3.9 points per game.

  • In the post-season, the Bulldogs defeated Peters Township, 34-13, and earned a 13-0 semifinals victory over Beaver. Beth-Center won the WPIAL crown by whipping Kittanning, 13-0, at Mt. Lebanon Stadium.

  • The team rushed for nearly 3,000 yards for the season while the defense made 19 interceptions and recovered 15 fumbles.

  • Ten Bulldogs were named to the All-Century Conference Team.

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