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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Russellville Football Team History

Russellville Golden Tigers
Russellville High School

P.O. Box 730 Russellville, AL 35653
Stadium: Tigers Stadium
Colors: Vegas Gold, Black & White
Coach: Joe Gambrel

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1920  <-- 1948 <- 1949 -> 1950 --> 2020

1949 Season Highlights
 Joe Gambrel enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Russellville.
1949 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 16   Hamilton    0   7   L       
 Fri., Sep. 23  @ Brilliant    38   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30   Coffee    12   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 7   Winfield    14   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 14   Huntsville    0   13   L       
 Fri., Oct. 21   Deshler    0   27   L       
 Thu., Oct. 27   Red Bay    13   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 4   Colbert County    28   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 11   Sheffield    0   27   L       
 Fri., Nov. 18   Walker    32   9   W       
1949 Season Totals
  Points Scored137
  Scoring Average13.7
  Points Allowed115
  Defense Average11.5
  Opponents Record56-38 -1
  Home Record0-0
  Away Record1-0
1949 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Russellville was not ranked.

1949 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Russellville Players on File.

1949 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Russellville Players on File.

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Luverne 'Toad' Wise was the first female football player in Alabama and may have been the first in the country. She was a kicker for the Escambia County Blue Devils in 1939-40.