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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

West Jefferson Football Team History

West Jefferson Tigers
West Jefferson High School

7000 West Jefferson Road West Jefferson, AL 35130
Stadium: Memorial Stadium
Colors: Red & White
Coach: Don Sparks

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1923  <-- 1939 <- 1940 -> 1941 --> 1999

1940 Season Highlights
 Don Sparks enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at West Jefferson.
1940 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 27   Locust Fork    26   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 4   Curry    13   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 11   Cleveland    7   13   L       
 Fri., Oct. 18   West Blocton    14   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25   Oak Grove    0   16   L       
 Sat., Nov. 2   Cordova    7   13   L       
 Sat., Nov. 9   McAdory                 
 Fri., Nov. 15   Thompson    19   14   W       
 Fri., Nov. 1   Parrish    30   0   W       
1940 Season Totals
  Points Scored116
  Scoring Average14.5
  Points Allowed63
  Defense Average7.9
  Opponents Record22-43 -4
  Home Record0-0
  Away Record0-0
1940 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 West Jefferson was not ranked.

1940 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No West Jefferson Players on File.

1940 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 CorkHB HM  BN

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Morris Higginbotham coached three different teams to divisional state championships in the 1950s. He won titles at Walnut Grove in 1952, West Blocton in 1955 and Enterprise in 1960.