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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Murphy Football Team History

Murphy Panthers
Murphy High School

100 S. Carlen St. Mobile, AL 36606
Stadium: Ladd-Peebles Stadium
Colors: Blue & Gold
Coach: George Hill

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1926  <-- 1955 <- 1956 -> 1957 --> 2020

1956 Season Highlights
 George Hill enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Murphy.
1956 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 21   UMS    18   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  vs. Phillips Birmingham    7   23   L       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Jesuit LA    6   13   L       
 Fri., Oct. 12  @ Bessemer    7   27   L       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Vigor    9   18   L       
 Fri., Oct. 26   McGill-Toolen    13   14   L       
 Fri., Nov. 2  vs. Sidney Lanier    13   21   L       
 Fri., Nov. 9  vs. Pensacola FL    24   0   W       
 Thu., Nov. 15  @ Dothan    6   18   L       
 Fri., Nov. 23  vs. Gainsville FL    27   0   W       
1956 Season Totals
  Points Scored130
  Scoring Average13.0
  Points Allowed140
  Defense Average14.0
  Opponents Record39-24 -4
  Home Record2-4
  Away Record0-2
1956 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Murphy was not ranked.

1956 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Phillip Savage G Sr.5-9185 All-Star Game  

1956 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 LindseyT HM  MA
 McCarlandE HM  MA
 McClammyG HM  MA
 Paul SavageG 3rd  MA
 Vernon LindseyT 3rd  BPH

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