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   The best of the best in Alabama High   
  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

1944 Gadsden Tigers

 1944    Gadsden Tigers
 Record: 8-1-0
 Head Coach: Nurmi Nelson
 The 1944 Gadsden Tigers were chosen State Champions.


1944  Season
 Site   PF   Opponent   PA   W/L/T 
 39   Cherokee County W
   DuPont Manual KY 26 L
 48   Etowah W
 21   Central Chattanooga TN W
 14   Bessemer W
 51   Pell City W
 44   Jackson County W
 13   Anniston 12 W
 21   Emma Sansom 18 W
257 8-1-0 75

1944 Gadsden All-State Players
 Billy JordanB 140 1  BNAH
 Hayes McKinneyG 185 1  BNAH
 ClementsE HM  BNAH
 ClinardC HM  BNAH

1944 Gadsden All-Star Players
 All Southern   
 Hayes McKinney  Orlando Sentinel

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