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Southside Gadsden Football Team History

Southside Gadsden Panthers
Southside High School

2150 Hwy 77 Gadsden, AL 35907
Stadium: Barney Hood Stadium
Colors: Black & Cardinal
Coach: Gary Nelson
Region: 6A-R7
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1926  <-- 2019 <- 2020 -> 2020 --> 2020

2020 Season Highlights
 Gary Nelson enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Southside Gadsden.
 The Panthers move from Class 5A and into Region 7.
 The Panthers finished 3rd in Region 7.
 The Panthers set a team record for most points scored by both teams with 95 points.
2020 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 21  @ Lincoln    40   27   W       
 Thu., Aug. 27  vs. Hokes Bluff    21   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 4  vs. Pell City   *  22   17   W       
 Fri., Sep. 11  vs. Oxford   *  0   56   L       
 Fri., Sep. 18  @ Arab   *  27   28   L       
 Fri., Sep. 25  @ Sardis    49   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  vs. Springville   *  54   41   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  @ Fort Payne   *  27   28   L       
 Fri., Oct. 16  @ Scottsboro   *  38   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23  OPEN 
 Fri., Oct. 30  vs. Etowah    24   17   W       
 Fri., Nov. 6  @ Clay-Chalkville    0   63   L       1st Round Playoffs 
2020 Season Totals
  Points Scored302
  Scoring Average27.5
  Points Allowed312
  Defense Average28.4
  Opponents Record61-59
  Region Record3-3
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record3-3
2020 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Southside Gadsden was not ranked.
2020 Class 6A Region 7 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Oxford 11-25362512-181546-031168  Keith Etheredge
Fort Payne 8-33122830-124525-1191151  Chris Elmore
Southside Gadsden 7-43023120-10633-3168184  Gary Nelson
Arab 5-61782400-10452-487139  Lee Ozmint
Pell City 4-61601792-492144  Wayne Lee
Springville 4-52273212-4158251  Michael Graben
Scottsboro 2-81462391-597167  Don Jacobs

2020 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Southside Gadsden Players on File.

2020 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Aulden BattlesWR Sr. 6-0170 2nd  ASWA
 Carnel DavisRB Sr. 6-1195 2nd  ASWA
 Eli MartinLB Sr. 5-11205 2nd  ASWA
 Michael Rich Jr.ATH Sr. 6-5205 2nd  ASWA

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