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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
Region: 4A-R10
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1930  <-- 1977 <- 1978 -> 1979 --> 2005

1978 Season Highlights
 Fred Buster Gross enters his 6th season as Head Coach at Emma Sansom.
 The Rebels won the Class 4A Region 10 Championship.
 
1978 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Sat., Aug. 26  @ Litchfield    24   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 1  @ Hokes Bluff    34   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  @ Anniston   *  12   14   L       
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. Walter Wellborn    16   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  vs. Talladega   *  35   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 29  @ Gadsden   *  35   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  vs. Etowah   *  39   15   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  @ Albertville   *  26   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Oxford   *  21   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 27  OPEN 
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 10  vs. J.O. Johnson    20   25   L       1st Round Playoffs 
 
1978 Season Totals
  Record8-2
  Points Scored262
  Scoring Average26.2
  Points Allowed113
  Defense Average11.3
  Opponents Record51-51 -1
  Region Record5-1
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record4-1
1978 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Emma Sansom was not ranked.
  
1978 Class 4A Region 10 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Emma Sansom 8-22621130-120255-116862  Fred Buster Gross
Oxford 9-2290940-17285-115264  Bill Burgess
Talladega 7-398954-26269  Glenn Woodruff
Gadsden 7-31041113-35692  Tommy White
Anniston 5-42111653-3134110  Bill Farrell
Arab 8-1111632-02712  Wayne Trimble
Albertville 2-7-1791641-650133  Vernon Wells
Etowah 0-10802110-757164  Charles Buddy Hearn

1978 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Emma Sansom Players on File.

1978 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Ramon RigsbyB Sr.6-0210 HM  BN



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