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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  <-- 1980 <- 1981 -> 1982 --> 2005

1981 Season Highlights
 Fred Buster Gross enters his 9th season as Head Coach at Emma Sansom.
 The Rebels finished 2nd in Region 10.
 
1981 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 28  vs. Litchfield    15   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 4  vs. Athens    21   21   T       
 Thu., Sep. 10  vs. Anniston   *  3   14   L       
 Fri., Sep. 18  @ Walter Wellborn    7   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 25  @ Talladega   *  7   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  vs. Gadsden   *  24   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  @ Etowah   *  24   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16  vs. Albertville   *  31   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23  vs. Alexandria    21   14   W       
 Fri., Nov. 6   Litchfield    14   6   W       
 
1981 Season Totals
  Record8-1 -1
  Points Scored167
  Scoring Average16.7
  Points Allowed61
  Defense Average6.1
  Opponents Record47-51 -2
  Region Record4-1
  Home Record4-1 -1
  Away Record3-0
1981 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
8/22/1981PS 9(9-2) ASWA
9/2/19811 8(1-0) ASWA
  
1981 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 
Anniston 10-1-1322861-127265-017232  Johnny Ingram
Emma Sansom 8-1-1167614-18920  Fred Buster Gross
Etowah 0-10543110-525135  Lyle Darnell
Albertville 7-31211303-25677  Vernon Wells
Gadsden 3-71371652-38080  David Martin
Talladega 2-8632021-42098  Glenn Woodruff
Arab 5-51911422-04927  Wayne Trimble

1981 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Emma Sansom Players on File.

1981 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Scott StanfieldB HM  BN



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