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Deshler Football Team History

Deshler Tigers
Deshler High School

200 N. Commons Tuscumbia, AL 35674
Stadium: Howard Chappell Stadium
Colors: Cardinal & White
Coach: James Shuble Sparks

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1917  <-- 1947 <- 1948 -> 1949 --> 2021

1948 Season Highlights
 James Shuble Sparks enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Deshler.
1948 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 17  vs. Shelby County    39   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 24  @ Huntsville    6   0   W       
 Thu., Sep. 30  vs. Jackson County    40   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 8  @ Russellville    25   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 15  vs. Coffee    14   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 22  vs. Decatur    6   20   L       
 Thu., Oct. 28  vs. West Huntsville    33   12   W       
 Sat., Nov. 6  @ Sheffield    6   14   L       
 Fri., Nov. 12  vs. Tuscaloosa    13   15   L       
 Thu., Nov. 18  @ Hartselle    25   0   W       
1948 Season Totals
  Points Scored207
  Scoring Average20.7
  Points Allowed73
  Defense Average7.3
  Opponents Record49-42 -4
  Home Record4-2
  Away Record3-1
1948 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Deshler was not ranked.

1948 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Archie Carmichael G Sr. All-Star Game  
 James Kimbrough E All American  WW
 James Kimbrough E All Southern  Orlando Sentinel
 James Kimbrough Sr. All-Star Game  

1948 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Archie CarmichaelG 1st  BNAH
 James KimbroughE Sr. 1st  BNAH

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