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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Gadsden Football Team History

Gadsden Tigers
Gadsden High School

607 S. 12th St. Gadsden, AL 35901
Stadium: Murphree Stadium
Colors: Black & Orange
Coach: Ernest Teel

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1924  <-- 1948 <- 1949 -> 1950 --> 2005

1949 Season Highlights
 Ernest Teel enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Gadsden.
1949 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Sep. 15  vs. Lincoln Huntsville    14   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 23  vs. Albertville    19   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  vs. Etowah    0   6   L       
 Thu., Oct. 6  vs. West End    0   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 14  vs. Marist GA    32   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 28  vs. Bessemer    7   14   L       
 Fri., Nov. 4  @ Emma Sansom    6   6   T       
 Fri., Nov. 11  @ Decatur    12   48   L       
 Fri., Nov. 18  @ Anniston    7   14   L       
 Thu., Nov. 24  vs. Etowah    0   6   L    Gadsden   
1949 Season Totals
  Record3-6 -1
  Points Scored97
  Scoring Average9.7
  Points Allowed127
  Defense Average12.7
  Opponents Record64-18 -4
  Home Record3-4
  Away Record0-2 -1
1949 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Gadsden was not ranked.

1949 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 N.A. Russell LE Sr.165 All-Star Game  

1949 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 HeatonC HM  BNAH
 HeatonC HM  MA
 RussellE HM  MA

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