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Murrah Football Team History


Murrah Mustangs
Murrah High School

1400 Murrah Drive Jackson, MS
Stadium: H.T. Newell Field
Colors: Royal Blue & Silver
Coach: Jimmy Smith


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1955  <-- 1984 <- 1985 -> 1986 --> 2021

1985 Season Highlights
 Jimmy Smith enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Murrah.
 The Mustangs finished 2nd in District 6.
 
1985 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Sep. 5  vs. Lanier    33   18   W       
 Fri., Sep. 13  @ Hattiesburg    16   13   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  @ Wingfield    24   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 27  vs. Yazoo City    27   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 4  vs. Provine    14   34   L       
 Fri., Oct. 11  @ Pearl    20   29   L       
 Thu., Oct. 17  vs. Port Gibson    28   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25  @ Clinton   *  33   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 1  @ Brookhaven    13   10   W       
 Fri., Nov. 8  vs. Callaway   *  16   19   L       
 
1985 Season Totals
  Record7-3
  Points Scored224
  Scoring Average22.4
  Points Allowed150
  Defense Average15.0
  Opponents Record60-45
  District Record1-1
  Home Record3-2
  Away Record4-1
  
1985 Class 5A District 6 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   District Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Callaway 8-31331072-14443  Charles Allman
Warren Central 9-42341921-19293-16840  Robert Morgan
Murrah 7-32241501-14919  Jimmy Smith
Clinton 4-6931500-2645  James Sloan
Forest Hill 3-71201940-423108  Billy Templeton



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