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Gadsden Football Team History

Gadsden Tigers
Gadsden High School

607 S. 12th St. Gadsden, AL 35901
Stadium: Murphree Stadium
Colors: Black & Orange
Coach: Vince DiLorenzo
Region: 5A-R13
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1924  <-- 1983 <- 1984 -> 1985 --> 2005

1984 Season Highlights
 Vince DiLorenzo enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Gadsden.
 First playoff win.
 First playoff appearance.
 The Tigers move from Class 3A and into Region 13.
 The Tigers finished 2nd in Region 13.
1984 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  vs. Litchfield    37   9   W       
 Fri., Sep. 7  OPEN 
 Fri., Sep. 14  vs. Fort Payne    10   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  @ Jacksonville    17   22   L       
 Fri., Sep. 28  @ Walter Wellborn    30   28   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Anniston    35   9   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  vs. Glencoe    21   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  @ Southside Gadsden   *  41   20   W       
 Fri., Oct. 26  vs. Emma Sansom   *  15   21   L       
 Fri., Nov. 2  @ Etowah   *  21   14   W       
 Fri., Nov. 9  @ Fort Payne    38   35   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 16  vs. Emma Sansom    25   27   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
1984 Season Totals
  Points Scored290
  Scoring Average26.4
  Points Allowed198
  Defense Average18.0
  Opponents Record74-46
  Region Record2-1
  Home Record4-2
  Away Record4-1
1984 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Gadsden was not ranked.
1984 Class 5A Region 13 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 15-04001025-096453-07415  Fred Buster Gross
Gadsden 8-32901981-163622-17755  Vince DiLorenzo
Etowah 1-9792480-32775  Steve Clay
Southside Gadsden 7-32241051-24761  Randy Ross

1984 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Gadsden Players on File.

1984 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Gerry BensonPK So. HM  ASWA
 Scoot GuytonRB HM  BN
 Scooter GuytonRB HM  ASWA
 Spencer WilliamsLB HM  ASWA
 Wayne KnightQB Jr. HM  ASWA

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