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Sheffield Football Team History


Sheffield Bulldogs
Sheffield High School

2800 19th Ave. Sheffield, AL 35660
Stadium: Walton R. Wright Stadium
Colors: Purple & Gold
Coach: Roland Atkins

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1918  <-- 1972 <- 1973 -> 1974 --> 2020

1973 Season Highlights
 Roland Atkins enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Sheffield.
 First playoff appearance.
 
1973 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  @ Coffee    21   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 7  @ Hamilton    41   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 14  @ Muscle Shoals    13   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  vs. Lawrence County    51   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  vs. Athens    28   17   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Bradshaw    3   23   L       
 Fri., Oct. 12  @ Hartselle    28   20   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Colbert County    13   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 26  @ Deshler    16   14   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  vs. Russellville    35   6   W       
 Playoffs 
 Thu., Nov. 15  @ John Carroll    0   10   L       1st Round Playoffs 
 
1973 Season Totals
  Record8-3
  Points Scored249
  Scoring Average22.6
  Points Allowed104
  Defense Average9.5
  Opponents Record62-44 -5
  Home Record3-2
  Away Record5-1
1973 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/10/19736 4(5-1) AHSAA
10/17/19737 3(6-1) AHSAA
10/24/19738 6(6-2) AHSAA
10/3/19735 1(5-0) AHSAA
10/30/19739 8(7-2) AHSAA
11/6/197310 9(8-2) AHSAA
9/19/19733 2(3-0) AHSAA
  

1973 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Sheffield Players on File.

1973 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Calvin HillG 2nd  BN
 Calvin HillT Sr.235 2nd  BPH
 Kelsey FinchLB Jr.190 1st  BPH
 Kelsey FinchB HM  BN
 Ricky McCoyE HM  BN
 Ricky RobbinsG HM  BN
 Ricky RobbinsT Sr.190 3rd  BPH



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