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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: F.U. Red Harris

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1910  <-- 1918 <- 1919 -> 1920 --> 2020

1919 Season Highlights
 F.U. Red Harris enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Bessemer.
 The Purple Tigers set a team record by scoring 93 in a game.
 The Purple Tigers set a team record for margin of victory at 93 points.
 The Purple Tigers set a team record for most points scored by both teams with 93 points.
1919 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Sat., Oct. 11   Bibb County    93   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 17   Southern Military Academy    0   0   T       
 Fri., Oct. 31   Etowah    20   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 7  vs. Sidney Lanier    38   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 14   Ensley    23   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 21   Jefferson County    6   7   L       
 Thu., Nov. 27   Central Birmingham    0   0   T       
1919 Season Totals
  Record4-1 -2
  Points Scored180
  Scoring Average25.7
  Points Allowed7
  Defense Average1.0
  Opponents Record14-17 -3
  Home Record1-0
  Away Record0-0
1919 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Bessemer was not ranked.

1919 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Bessemer Players on File.

1919 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Bessemer Players on File.

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