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Ernest Teel


Ernest Teel was a standout baseball and football player at Phillips high school in Birmingham. He was an all-around athlete at Birmingham Southern during his college playing days. Teel became the head football coach at West End High School in Birmingham in 1939. He remained with the program for the next six seasons.

Coach Teel moved to Georgia and took over the football program at Statesboro High School in 1945 for three seasons. In 1948, he accepted the head football coaching position at Gadsden High School where he served for 12 seasons. He was also the head baseball coach at Gadsden during his tenure there.

He returned to Statesboro in 1954 where he served as the head football coach until his retirement following the 1966 football season. His football coaching record in Alabama is 73-49-10 in 15 seasons. Coach Teels teams went a combined 104-43-7 in Georgia winning two State Championships in 1957 and 1958.

Coach Teel passed away March 7, 1976 in Statesboro, Georgia following a long illness. He was 64 years old.

Alabama Record:  73-49-12   59.8%
Other States Record:  107-44-8   70.9%
Overall High School Record:  180-93-20   65.9%

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 Season Total   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team   Season   Class   W/L/T   PF  PA   W/L/T   PF  PA   Region   Title  W/L/T   PF  PA 
Gadsden
Gadsden1953 3-687127
Gadsden1952 4-3-2110113
Gadsden1951 7-2-120460
Gadsden1950 6-4184124
Gadsden1949 3-6-197127
Gadsden1948 6-2-214758
 6 Years29-23-68296090-0000-000
    
West End
West End1944 8-123346
West End1943 2-624126
West End1942 6-1-18634
West End1941 4-3-112563
West End1940 3-5-178138
West End1939 5-3-18752
West End1938 6-2-113846
 7 Years34-21-57715050-0000-000
    
Randolph County
Randolph County1937 6-210331
Randolph County1936 4-3-115680
 2 Years10-5-12591110-0000-000
    
TOTALS
 15 Years73-49-12185912250-0000-000


Other States
 Season   W/L/T   Playoffs    
Statesboro, Georgia
19455-10-0
19464-3-20-0
19478-1-10-0
19544-4-10-0
19556-30-0
195611-0-12-0
195711-12-0
19587-40-1
19596-3-10-0
19606-50-1
19614-4-10-0
19625-40-0
19634-60-0
19647-2-10-0
19657-30-0
196612-02-0
16 Years107-44-86-2 
    
Totals Alabama and Other States
31 Years180-93-206-2 

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