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   The best of the best in Alabama High   
  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  <-- 1949 <- 1950 -> 1951 --> 2005

1950 Season Highlights
 Ernest Teel enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Gadsden.
1950 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. Lincoln Huntsville    40   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 29  vs. Etowah    0   20   L       
 Sat., Oct. 7  vs. DeKalb County    33   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  @ Tuscaloosa    6   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 20  @ Little Rock AR    14   46   L       
 Thu., Oct. 26  @ Bessemer    20   13   W       
 Fri., Nov. 3  @ Anniston    26   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 10  vs. Emma Sansom    26   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 17  vs. Decatur    19   0   W       
 Thu., Nov. 23  vs. Etowah    0   13   L    Gadsden   
1950 Season Totals
  Points Scored184
  Scoring Average18.4
  Points Allowed124
  Defense Average12.4
  Opponents Record50-33 -3
  Home Record4-2
  Away Record2-2
1950 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
9/25/19501 7 AJ

1950 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Billy Dray C Sr. All-Star Game  
 James Pike RG Sr. All-Star Game  

1950 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Dudley ParsonsT 3rd  BPH
 Piggy WatfordB Sr.160 3rd  BN
 Piggy WatfordB 3rd  BPH
 Piggy WatfordB HM  MA

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