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   The best of the best in Alabama High   
  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Huntsville Football Team History

Huntsville Panthers
Huntsville High School

2304 Billie Watkins Ave. Huntsville, AL 35801
Stadium: Milton Frank Stadium
Colors: Cardinal, White & Blue
Coach: Larry Buck Hughes

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1907  <-- 1948 <- 1949 -> 1950 --> 2021

1949 Season Highlights
 Larry Buck Hughes enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Huntsville.
1949 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 16  vs. Rison    48   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 23  @ Deshler    19   13   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  vs. Sheffield    13   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 7  @ Jackson County    42   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 14  @ Russellville    13   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 21  vs. Emma Sansom    20   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 28  vs. Decatur    12   27   L       
 Fri., Nov. 11  @ Coffee    19   14   W       
 Fri., Nov. 18  vs. Joe Bradley    35   0   W       
 Thu., Nov. 24  vs. Athens    14   0   W       
1949 Season Totals
  Points Scored235
  Scoring Average23.5
  Points Allowed73
  Defense Average7.3
  Opponents Record48-42 -6
  Home Record5-1
  Away Record4-0
1949 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Huntsville was not ranked.

1949 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Clarence Tidwell E Sr. All-Star Game  
 Marvin Hill QB Sr.170 All-Star Game  

1949 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Bobby LunaB HM  BNAH
 Bobby LunaB HM  MA
 DidwellE HM  MA
 HillB HM  MA

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Murphy and Theodore battled through seven overtimes before the Panthers came out on top 33-26 in 1979.