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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 Flournoy

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1926  <-- 1958 <- 1959 -> 1960 --> 2020

1959 Season Highlights
 George Flournoy enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Murphy.
1959 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 11  vs. Phillips Birmingham    14   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  vs. UMS    13   0   W       
 Thu., Sep. 24  vs. Leon FL    0   7   L       
 Fri., Oct. 2  vs. Jesuit LA    6   35   L       
 Thu., Oct. 8  vs. Bessemer    12   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16  vs. Vigor    28   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23  vs. McGill-Toolen    19   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  vs. Sidney Lanier    6   14   L       
 Fri., Nov. 6  @ Pensacola FL    6   26   L       
 Fri., Nov. 13  @ Semmes    25   0   W       
1959 Season Totals
  Points Scored129
  Scoring Average12.9
  Points Allowed102
  Defense Average10.2
  Opponents Record24-43 -1
  Home Record5-3
  Away Record1-1
1959 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Murphy was not ranked.

1959 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Jimmy Dill E Sr. All American  WW
 Jimmy Dill E Sr.6-1175 All-Star Game  
 Jimmy Dill E Sr.180 Lineman of Year  Bham Post-Herald

1959 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Bill CraneE HM  BN
 Jimmy DillE Sr.185 1st  BPH
 Jimmy DillE Sr.180 1st  BN
 Jimmy DillE Sr.180 2nd  MA

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