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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  <-- 1958 <- 1959 -> 1960 --> 2020

1959 Season Highlights
 Walton Wright enters his 23rd season as Head Coach at Sheffield.
1959 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 11  @ Corinth MS    28   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  vs. Central Florence    34   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 25  @ Huntsville    12   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  vs. Athens    31   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  @ Decatur    0   10   L       
 Fri., Oct. 16  @ Tuscaloosa County    7   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23  vs. Butler    14   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  @ Deshler    35   14   W       
 Fri., Nov. 6  vs. Russellville    0   6   L       
 Thu., Nov. 26  @ Coffee    0   7   L       
1959 Season Totals
  Points Scored161
  Scoring Average16.1
  Points Allowed56
  Defense Average5.6
  Opponents Record51-35 -3
  Home Record3-1
  Away Record4-2
1959 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/28/19597 8(6-1)43 UPI

1959 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 James Moore E Sr.6-4180 All-Star Game  

1959 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 FarmerB HM  MA
 RogersC HM  MA
 Tommy EmmonsG Sr.190 1st  BPH
 Tommy EmmonsG Sr.190 HM  BN
 Tommy EmmonsG Sr.190 HM  MA

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