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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: Robert Shaw

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1926  <-- 1969 <- 1970 -> 1971 --> 2020

1970 Season Highlights
 Robert Shaw enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Murphy.
 First playoff appearance.
 
1970 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Sep. 3  vs. Fairhope    20   0   W       
 Thu., Sep. 10  vs. Foley    24   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18   Davidson    21   21   T       
 Fri., Sep. 25   UMS    8   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  @ Baldwin County    28   26   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  vs. Vigor    18   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16  vs. Pascagoula MS    20   19   W       
 Thu., Oct. 22   Shaw    18   25   L       
 Fri., Oct. 30   McGill-Toolen    30   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 6   Satsuma    42   11   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 20  @ Lee Montgomery    6   21   L    Crampton Bowl   1st Round Playoffs 
 
1970 Season Totals
  Record8-2 -1
  Points Scored235
  Scoring Average21.4
  Points Allowed150
  Defense Average13.6
  Opponents Record55-45 -2
  Home Record4-0
  Away Record1-1
1970 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/14/19706 3(5-0-1) AHSAA
10/21/19707 3(6-0-1) AHSAA
10/7/19705 3(4-0-1) AHSAA
11/11/197010 6(8-1-1) AHSAA
11/4/19709 4(7-1-1) AHSAA
9/24/19703 10(2-0-1) AHSAA
9/30/19704 6(3-0-1) AHSAA
  

1970 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Murphy Players on File.

1970 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Bobby BeairdG Sr.205 2nd  BN
 Bobby BeairdLB Sr.205 2nd  BPH
 RobinsonB HM  BN



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