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   The best of the best in Alabama High   
  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Bessemer Football Team History

Bessemer Purple Tigers
Bessemer City High School

100 High School Dr. Bessemer, AL 35022
Stadium: Bessemer City Stadium
Colors: Purple & White
Coach: Johnny Johnson.

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1910  <-- 1964 <- 1965 -> 1966 --> 2021

1965 Season Highlights
 Johnny Johnson. enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Bessemer.
1965 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 10  @ Banks    0   7   L       
 Fri., Sep. 17  vs. Etowah    7   13   L       
 Fri., Sep. 24  @ Tuscaloosa    0   26   L       
 Fri., Oct. 1  @ West End    13   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 8  @ Ensley    27   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 15  @ Phillips Birmingham    20   17   W       
 Fri., Oct. 29  vs. Shades Valley    19   26   L       
 Fri., Nov. 5  vs. Ramsay    7   13   L       
 Fri., Nov. 12   Minor    26   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 19  @ Hueytown    7   20   L       
1965 Season Totals
  Points Scored126
  Scoring Average12.6
  Points Allowed129
  Defense Average12.9
  Opponents Record41-50 -4
  Home Record0-3
  Away Record3-3
1965 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Bessemer was not ranked.

1965 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Bessemer Players on File.

1965 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Bessemer Players on File.

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Homewood defeated Benjamin Russell in five overtimes during the Class 5A Super Six state championship game in 2000.