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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
Region: 6A-R16
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1970  <-- 1984 <- 1985 -> 1986 --> 2020

1985 Season Highlights
 Larrie Robinson enters his 16th season as Head Coach at Grissom.
 The Tigers finished 2nd in Region 16.
1985 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 30  vs. Arab    21   20   W       
 Fri., Sep. 6  vs. Athens    21   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 13  vs. Huntsville    17   20   L       
 Fri., Sep. 20  @ Decatur    14   17   L       
 Fri., Sep. 27  vs. Butler    24   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 4  vs. Albertville   *  3   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 11  vs. Lee Huntsville    10   18   L       
 Fri., Oct. 18  @ Austin   *  7   22   L       
 Fri., Oct. 25  vs. J.O. Johnson    0   28   L       
 Fri., Nov. 1  vs. Bradshaw   *  21   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 8  @ Lee Huntsville    21   7   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 15  vs. Austin    21   13   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 22  @ J.O. Johnson    7   34   L       3rd Round Playoffs 
1985 Season Totals
  Points Scored187
  Scoring Average14.4
  Points Allowed207
  Defense Average15.9
  Opponents Record70-72
  Region Record2-1
  Home Record6-3
  Away Record1-3
1985 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Grissom was not ranked.
1985 Class 6A Region 16 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Austin 7-52121771-138352-16344  Tom Calvin
Grissom 7-61872072-149542-13129  Larrie Robinson
Albertville 7-32261682-16347  Vernon Wells
Bradshaw 0-10572310-32259  Jim Blair

1985 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Grissom Players on File.

1985 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Jeff HillB HM  ASWA
 Jeff HillRB HM  BN

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