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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Grissom Football Team History

Grissom Tigers
Virgil I. Grissom High School

1001 Haysland Rd SW Huntsville, AL 35802
Stadium: Milton Frank Stadium
Colors: Orange & Brown
Coach: Larrie Robinson

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1970  <-- 1970 <- 1970 -> 1971 --> 2020

1970 Season Highlights
 Larrie Robinson enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Grissom.
 This was the first season Grissom fielded a team.
 First varsity football team.
 The Tigers move from Class and into Region 0.
1970 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 4  @ Walter Wellborn    14   13   W       
 Fri., Sep. 11  vs. Walker    6   17   L       
 Fri., Sep. 18  @ Central Florence    14   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  @ Hazel Green    33   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  @ Fairview    14   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16  @ Mountain Brook    0   7   L       
 Thu., Oct. 22  vs. Scottsboro    6   7   L       
 Thu., Oct. 29  vs. Buckhorn    19   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 6  @ Madison Academy    6   8   L       
 Fri., Nov. 13  vs. Madison County    41   8   W       
1970 Season Totals
  Points Scored153
  Scoring Average15.3
  Points Allowed74
  Defense Average7.4
  Opponents Record57-45 -2
  Home Record2-2
  Away Record4-2
1970 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Grissom was not ranked.

1970 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Grissom Players on File.

1970 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Grissom Players on File.

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