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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Emma Sansom Football Team History

Emma Sansom Rebels
Emma Sansom High School

2210 W. Meighan Blvd. Gadsden, AL 35904
Stadium: Murphree Stadium
Colors: Purple & Gold
Coach: George Heath

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1930  <-- 1962 <- 1963 -> 1964 --> 2005

1963 Season Highlights
 George Heath enters his 5th season as Head Coach at Emma Sansom.
 The Rebels move from Class and into Region 0.
1963 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 13  @ Huntsville    12   12   T       
 Fri., Sep. 20  vs. Guntersville    13   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 4  vs. Glencoe    20   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 11  @ Talladega    20   28   L       
 Fri., Oct. 18  vs. Anniston    12   13   L       
 Fri., Oct. 25  @ Etowah    0   33   L       
 Fri., Nov. 1  vs. Oneonta    19   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 15  vs. Gadsden    6   27   L       
 Thu., Nov. 28  @ Oxford    7   0   W       
 Thu., Nov. 21   Glencoe    43   19   W    Gadsden   
1963 Season Totals
  Record4-5 -1
  Points Scored152
  Scoring Average15.2
  Points Allowed153
  Defense Average15.3
  Opponents Record41-55 -3
  Home Record2-3
  Away Record1-2 -1
1963 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Emma Sansom was not ranked.

1963 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Jackie Clayton DB Sr.6-0180 All-Star Game  

1963 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Jackie ClaytonC Sr. HM  BN

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