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Francis Marion Football Team History

Francis Marion Rams
Francis Marion High School

P.O. Box 150 Marion, AL 36756
Stadium: Rams Stadium
Colors: Navy, Orange & White
Coach: Harold Bethea

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1914  <-- 1954 <- 1955 -> 1956 --> 2020

1955 Season Highlights
 Harold Bethea enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Francis Marion.
1955 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 16  @ Demopolis    0   38   L       
 Fri., Sep. 23  vs. Pine Hill    0   26   L       
 Fri., Sep. 30   Montgomery Tuscaloosa    38   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 7  vs. Greensboro    0   26   L       
 Fri., Oct. 14  @ West Blocton    6   31   L       
 Fri., Oct. 21  vs. Bibb County    6   25   L       
 Fri., Oct. 28  vs. Linden    6   33   L       
 Fri., Nov. 4  vs. Eutaw    13   26   L       
 Fri., Nov. 11  @ Marengo County    7   14   L       
 Fri., Nov. 18  @ Orrville    0   19   L       
1955 Season Totals
  Points Scored76
  Scoring Average7.6
  Points Allowed238
  Defense Average23.8
  Opponents Record55-39 -4
  Home Record0-5
  Away Record0-4
1955 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Francis Marion was not ranked.

1955 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Francis Marion Players on File.

1955 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Francis Marion Players on File.

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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.