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Robert Shaw


Robert Shaw was a graduate of Magnolia High School in Mississippi and Mississippi State University. In high school Shaw played football , basketball and baseball and ran track.

He was an assistant coach at Mobile County High school in Grand Bay, Alabama for several seasons before coming over to Murphy High School in the same position for seven years.

In 1969 he accepted the head coaching position at Murphy. He remained in his duties as the head coach for 13 seasons with a record of 111-34-2 and ten playoff appearances. His teams also won four area championships.

His 1976 team reached the state championship game only to lose to a great Mountain Brook team 52-26 which was led by Alabama great Major Ogilvie. He was the county coach of the year nine straight years and coached in the Alabama North-South All-Star game twice.

Shaw never had a losing season in 13 years as head football coach at Murphy High School. After leaving the coaching ranks in 1982, he served as assistant principal of Mary Montgomery High School and principal of Pillans Middle School. He retired from his post as athletic director for the Mobile County Board of Education after 32 years in education.

He was inducted into the Alabama High School Athletic Associations Hall of Fame in 1999.



Known Record:  111-34-2   76.6%

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 Team   Season   Class   W/L/T   PF  PA   W/L/T   PF  PA   Region   Title  W/L/T   PF  PA 
Murphy
Murphy1981 4A9-2215810-11417R16-114131
Murphy1980 4A9-32371521-13050R15-216485
Murphy1979 4A9-23111560-12131R1#7-021367
Murphy1978 4A8-31861090-11415R16-113464
Murphy1977 4A10-2186661-13717R16-110741
Murphy1976 4A10-3-12521373-19786R1#6-114139
Murphy1975 4A11-12541071-12734R1#7-013939
Murphy1974 4A8-4170831-12117R1#4-16331
Murphy1973 4A8-228448
Murphy1972 4A6-414492
Murphy1971 4A9-23171590-11421
Murphy1970 4A8-2-12351500-1621
Murphy1969 4A6-415880
 13 Years111-34-2294914207-1028130947-71102397
    
TOTALS
 13 Years111-34-2294914207-1028130947-71102397

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