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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Emma Sansom Football Team History

Emma Sansom Rebels
Emma Sansom High School

2210 W. Meighan Blvd. Gadsden, AL 35904
Stadium: Murphree Stadium
Colors: Purple & Gold
Coach: Fred Buster Gross

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1930  <-- 1972 <- 1973 -> 1974 --> 2005

1973 Season Highlights
 Fred Buster Gross enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Emma Sansom.
1973 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Sat., Sep. 1  @ Jeff Davis    7   42   L       
 Fri., Sep. 7  @ Gadsden    0   35   #Won       
 Fri., Sep. 14  vs. Scottsboro    2   7   L       
 Fri., Sep. 21  @ Walter Wellborn    0   13   L       
 Fri., Sep. 28  vs. Arab    3   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Anniston    7   41   L       
 Fri., Oct. 12  @ Etowah    0   7   L       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Albertville    21   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 26  vs. Homewood    7   28   L       
 Fri., Nov. 9  OPEN 
1973 Season Totals
  Points Scored47
  Scoring Average5.2
  Points Allowed181
  Defense Average20.1
  Opponents Record50-34 -5
  Home Record2-3
  Away Record1-3
1973 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Emma Sansom was not ranked.

1973 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Emma Sansom Players on File.

1973 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Emma Sansom Players on File.

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

In 1969 the two point conversion was adopted for play following a touchdown. Until that time all conversions were worth one point.