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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: 5A-R16
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1930  <-- 1986 <- 1987 -> 1988 --> 2005

1987 Season Highlights
 Fred Buster Gross enters his 15th season as Head Coach at Emma Sansom.
 The Rebels won the Class 5A Region 16 Championship.
 
1987 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Aug. 27  vs. Albertville    27   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 4  vs. Litchfield    20   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 11  vs. Fort Payne   *  21   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  @ Anniston    25   32   L       
 Fri., Sep. 25  vs. Dora    14   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  @ Gardendale    9   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  vs. Coffee    35   3   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16  @ Etowah   *  35   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23  @ Southside Gadsden   *  14   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  @ Gadsden   *  7   28   L       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 6  vs. Hartselle    24   14   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 13  vs. Gardendale    7   6   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 20  vs. Colbert County    14   21   L       3rd Round Playoffs 
 
1987 Season Totals
  Record10-3
  Points Scored252
  Scoring Average19.4
  Points Allowed156
  Defense Average12.0
  Opponents Record83-57
  Region Record3-1
  Home Record7-1
  Away Record3-2
1987 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/14/19877 7(6-1) ASWA
10/21/19878 5(7-1) ASWA
10/28/19879 5(8-1) ASWA
10/7/19876 9(5-1) ASWA
9/18/19873 10(3-0) ASWA
  
1987 Class 5A Region 16 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 10-32521562-145413-17761  Fred Buster Gross
Etowah 9-22191160-13133-17054  Wyman Townsel
Fort Payne 6-4166922-27450  Jerry Elmore
Gadsden 6-31271012-24744  Vince DiLorenzo
Southside Gadsden 4-61431781-34060  Stan Romine

1987 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Emma Sansom Players on File.

1987 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Melvin HawkinsDB Sr.6-2205 HM  ASWA
 Melvin HawkinsDB Sr.6-2205 1st  BN
 Oscar MaloneRB Fr. HM  ASWA



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