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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Gadsden Football Team History

Gadsden Tigers
Gadsden High School

607 S. 12th St. Gadsden, AL 35901
Stadium: Murphree Stadium
Colors: Black & Orange
Coach: Jerry Watford

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1924  <-- 1955 <- 1956 -> 1957 --> 2005

1956 Season Highlights
 Jerry Watford enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Gadsden.
1956 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 14  vs. Emma Sansom    0   12   L       
 Fri., Sep. 21  vs. Butler    21   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  @ Decatur    12   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Bessemer    0   6   L       
 Fri., Oct. 12  vs. Etowah    0   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 19  @ Huntsville    0   0   T       
 Fri., Oct. 26  @ Talladega    6   6   T       
 Fri., Nov. 2  vs. Anniston    0   20   L       
 Fri., Nov. 9  vs. Emma Sansom    13   20   L       
 Fri., Nov. 16  OPEN 
1956 Season Totals
  Record1-6 -2
  Points Scored52
  Scoring Average5.8
  Points Allowed110
  Defense Average12.2
  Opponents Record57-28 -5
  Home Record1-5
  Away Record0-1 -2
1956 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Gadsden was not ranked.

1956 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Gadsden Players on File.

1956 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Gadsden Players on File.

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