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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Butler Football Team History

Butler Rebels
S.R. Butler High School

3401 Holmes Ave. Huntsville, AL 35816
Stadium: Milton Frank Stadium
Colors: Green & Gold
Coach: Vernon Wells

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1951  <-- 1953 <- 1954 -> 1955 --> 2014

1954 Season Highlights
 Vernon Wells enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Butler.
1954 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 10  @ Cullman    0   27   L       
 Thu., Sep. 16  @ Gadsden    20   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 24  vs. Deshler    7   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 1  vs. Decatur    0   6   L       
 Fri., Oct. 8  vs. Athens    0   27   L       
 Fri., Oct. 15  OPEN 
 Fri., Oct. 22  vs. Sheffield    26   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 29  vs. Etowah    6   13   L       
 Fri., Nov. 5  @ Coffee    13   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 12  vs. Huntsville    13   12   W       
1954 Season Totals
  Points Scored85
  Scoring Average9.4
  Points Allowed125
  Defense Average13.9
  Opponents Record48-37 -3
  Home Record2-4
  Away Record2-1
1954 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
Final 194 BPH

1954 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Jimmy Butler C All Southern  Orlando Sentinel

1954 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 BuckleyT HM  MA
 CampbellG HM  MA
 Glen NunleyB HM  MA
 Glen NunleyB Sr. 2nd  BN
 Glen NunleyB Sr.165 1st  BPH
 Jimmy ButlerC 2nd  MA
 Jimmy ButlerC Sr.189 1st  BN
 Jimmy ButlerC Sr.190 1st  BPH
 MincherE HM  MA
 RobinsonB HM  MA

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Morris Higginbotham coached three different teams to divisional state championships in the 1950s. He won titles at Walnut Grove in 1952, West Blocton in 1955 and Enterprise in 1960.