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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  <-- 1956 <- 1957 -> 1958 --> 2005

1957 Season Highlights
 Jerry Watford enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Gadsden.
 Defense allows only 6 points.
1957 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 13  vs. Red Bank GA    21   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  @ Butler    18   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 27  vs. Decatur    12   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 4  vs. Etowah    0   0   T       
 Fri., Oct. 11  @ Albertville    40   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  vs. Huntsville    27   0   W       
 Thu., Oct. 24  vs. Scottsboro    27   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 1  @ Anniston    26   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 8  vs. Emma Sansom    21   0   W       
 Thu., Nov. 28  vs. Emma Sansom    27   0   W    Gadsden   
1957 Season Totals
  Record9-0 -1
  Points Scored219
  Scoring Average21.9
  Points Allowed6
  Defense Average0.6
  Opponents Record41-40 -6
  Home Record6-0 -1
  Away Record3-0
1957 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
Final 2(9-0-1)26.9 BPH
Final 2()83.3 MA

1957 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Myron Hawkins C Sr.180 All Southern  Orlando Sentinel
 Myron Hawkins C Sr.5-11175 All-Star Game  

1957 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Harry LittletonB Sr.175 1st  BPH
 Harry LittletonHB Sr.175 HM  MA
 Jerry Watford Coach 1st  BPH
 Myron HawkinsC Sr.180 2nd  BPH
 Myron HawkinsC Sr.180 HM  MA
 Myron HawkinsC Sr.180 1st  BN
 Pat WaldropT Sr.195 2nd  BN
 Terrell WallenE Jr.212 2nd  BN

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