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Bessemer Academy Football Team History

Bessemer Academy Rebels
Bessemer Academy

1705 4th Avenue S.W. Bessemer, AL 35022
Stadium: Norton Field
Colors: Navy, Red, White
Coach: David Turman
Region: AISA-AAA-West
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1973  <-- 1987 <- 1988 -> 1989 --> 2020

1988 Season Highlights
 David Turman enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Bessemer Academy.
 The Rebels move from Region 0 to Region 2.
 The Rebels finished 7th in Region 2.
 The Rebels set a team record for points allowed in a game with 62.
 The Rebels set a team record for margin in a defeat by allowing 56 points.
1988 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 26  vs. Pickens Academy    0   35   L       
 Fri., Sep. 2  @ Shelby Academy    6   27   L       
 Fri., Sep. 9  vs. Coosa Valley Academy    13   8   W       
 Fri., Sep. 16  @ Monroe Academy   *  0   34   L       
 Fri., Sep. 23  vs. Marion Military Institute   *  17   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  @ Sumter Academy   *  0   42   L       
 Fri., Oct. 7  vs. Tuscaloosa Academy   *  23   28   L       
 Fri., Oct. 14  @ Marengo Academy   *  6   62   L       
 Fri., Oct. 21  @ West End Christian    0   42   L       
 Fri., Oct. 28  vs. Jackson Academy   *  0   40   L       
1988 Season Totals
  Points Scored65
  Scoring Average6.5
  Points Allowed332
  Defense Average33.2
  Opponents Record67-43
  Region Record1-5
  Home Record2-3
  Away Record0-5
1988 Class AISA-AAA Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Bessemer Academy was not ranked.
1988 Class AISA-AAA Region 2 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Sumter Academy 12-13751272-139636-020951  Vito Paparella
Marengo Academy 7-42561240-116205-117949  Joe Nettles
Jackson Academy 6-51981480-17244-212649  Billy Kinard
Monroe Academy 5-61361570-114442-46276  Jerry Browning/David Walker
Tuscaloosa Academy 4-61892502-4124183  Kermit Jones
Marion Military Institute 4-61482232-476174  Lee Compton Jr.
Bessemer Academy 2-8653321-546220  David Turman

1988 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Bessemer Academy Players on File.

1988 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Bessemer Academy Players on File.

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