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Gadsden Football Team History


Gadsden Tigers
Gadsden High School

607 S. 12th St. Gadsden, AL 35901
Stadium: Murphree Stadium
Colors: Black & Orange
Coach: Gerald Stephens

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1924  <-- 1967 <- 1968 -> 1969 --> 2005

1968 Season Highlights
 Gerald Stephens enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Gadsden.
 
1968 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 6  @ Emma Sansom    12   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 13  vs. Albertville    43   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  @ Fort Payne    29   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 27  @ Tuscaloosa    34   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 4  @ Etowah    28   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 11  vs. Oxford    36   6   W       
 Sat., Oct. 19  vs. Anniston    7   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 1  vs. Huntsville    0   7   L       
 Fri., Nov. 8  vs. Cullman    26   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 15  vs. Etowah    0   6   L    Gadsden   
 
1968 Season Totals
  Record8-2
  Points Scored215
  Scoring Average21.5
  Points Allowed40
  Defense Average4.0
  Opponents Record56-41 -4
  Home Record4-2
  Away Record4-0
1968 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/23/19687 1(7-0)70 AHSAA
10/31/19688 2(7-0)70 AHSAA
11/13/196810 3(8-1)70 AHSAA
11/6/19689 4(7-1)70 AHSAA
  

1968 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Benny Coley C Sr.6-1175 All-Star Game  
 John Croyle E Sr.6-6210 All American  SS
 John Croyle E Sr.6-6210 All American  Coach & Athlete
 John Croyle E Sr.6-6210 All American  KO
 John Croyle E Sr.6-6210 All American  Parade
 John Croyle E Sr.6-6210 All Southern  Orlando Sentinel
 John Croyle E Sr.6-6210 Super All-State  Bham News

1968 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 John CroyleE Sr.6-6210 1st  BN
 John CroyleE Sr.215 1st  BPH
 Kim WhittB HM  BN



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