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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Tuscaloosa Football Team History

Tuscaloosa Black Bears
Tuscaloosa High School

 Tuscaloosa, AL 0
Stadium: Van deGraaf Field
Colors: Red & Black
Coach: Frank Swede Kendall

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1908  <-- 1954 <- 1955 -> 1956 --> 1978

1955 Season Highlights
 Frank Swede Kendall enters his 14th season as Head Coach at Tuscaloosa.
1955 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 9  @ Holt    7   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 16  @ Decatur    7   19   L       
 Fri., Sep. 23  vs. Sidney Lanier    6   7   L       
 Fri., Sep. 30  vs. Etowah    20   20   T       
 Fri., Oct. 7  @ Anniston    0   13   L       
 Fri., Oct. 14  vs. Parrish Selma    32   19   W       
 Thu., Oct. 20  vs. Tuscaloosa County    21   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 28  OPEN 
 Fri., Nov. 4  OPEN 
 Fri., Nov. 11  @ Bay Panama City FL    20   20   T       
1955 Season Totals
  Record3-3 -2
  Points Scored113
  Scoring Average14.1
  Points Allowed104
  Defense Average13.0
  Opponents Record42-21 -6
  Home Record2-1 -1
  Away Record1-2 -1
1955 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Tuscaloosa was not ranked.

1955 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Buck Burns G Sr.6-1215 All-Star Game  

1955 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Buck BurnsRG Sr. 3rd  MA
 Buck BurnsT Sr. 2nd  BN

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

In 1969 the two point conversion was adopted for play following a touchdown. Until that time all conversions were worth one point.