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Bessemer Football Team History


Bessemer City Purple Tigers
Bessemer City High School

100 High School Dr. Bessemer, AL 35022
Stadium: Snitz Snider Memorial Stadium
Colors: Purple & White
Coach: Euil Snitz Snider
Region: 3A-
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1910  <-- 1953 <- 1954 -> 1955 --> 2014

1954 Season Highlights
 Euil Snitz Snider enters his 19th season as Head Coach at Bessemer.
 
1954 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 10  @ McGill    28   13   W        
 Fri., Sep. 17  @ Anniston  (3A)   19   13   W        
 Thu., Sep. 23  @ West End Birmingham    22   0   W        
 Fri., Oct. 1  vs. Gadsden    27   7   W        
 Fri., Oct. 8  vs. Phillips Birmingham    20   0   W        
 Fri., Oct. 15  vs. Woodlawn    13   0   W        
 Thu., Oct. 28  @ Ensley    35   7   W        
 Thu., Nov. 11  @ Ramsay    25   0   W        
 Fri., Nov. 19  @ Little Rock AR    20   7   W        
 Thu., Nov. 25  vs. Shades Valley    19   0   W        
 
1954 Season Totals
  Record10-0
  Points Scored228
  Scoring Average22.8
  Points Allowed47
  Defense Average4.7
  Opponents Record35-34
  Home Record4-0
  Away Record6-0
1954 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
Final 1425 BPH
  

1954 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Roy Johnston C Sr. All-Star Game  
 Tommy Lorino B All American  WW
 Tommy Lorino HB 5-10165 All American  SS
 Tommy Lorino B All Southern  Orlando Sentinel

1954 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Pete CurrenB 2nd  BN
 Tommy LorinoB 1st  MA
 Tommy LorinoB Sr. 1st  BN



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