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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Sheffield Football Team History

Sheffield Bulldogs
Sheffield High School

2800 19th Ave. Sheffield, AL 35660
Stadium: Walton R. Wright Stadium
Colors: Purple & Gold
Coach: Walton Wright

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1918  <-- 1954 <- 1955 -> 1956 --> 2020

1955 Season Highlights
 Walton Wright enters his 19th season as Head Coach at Sheffield.
1955 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 16  @ Corinth MS    13   33   L       
 Fri., Sep. 23  @ Huntsville    9   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  vs. Athens    32   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 7  @ Decatur    7   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 14  vs. Cherokee    14   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 21  vs. Butler    13   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 28  @ Deshler    12   13   L       
 Fri., Nov. 4  vs. Russellville    7   14   L       
 Fri., Nov. 11  @ Tuscaloosa County    32   7   W       
 Thu., Nov. 24  vs. Coffee    13   6   W       
1955 Season Totals
  Points Scored152
  Scoring Average15.2
  Points Allowed141
  Defense Average14.1
  Opponents Record51-37 -1
  Home Record3-2
  Away Record2-3
1955 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Sheffield was not ranked.

1955 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Don Burleson DT Sr.5-11175 All-Star Game  

1955 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Don BurlesonT Sr.180 1st  BPH
 Don BurlesonT Sr.180 2nd  BN
 Don BurlesonRT 2nd  MA
 Hooty CrittendenE 2nd  BPH
 Hooty CrittendenE HM  MA

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