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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  <-- 1919 <- 1920 -> 1921 --> 2020

1920 Season Highlights
 F.U. Red Harris enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Bessemer.
1920 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Oct. 8   Oneonta    45   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 15   Fayette County    8   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 22  @ Jefferson County    26   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 29   Tuscaloosa    45   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 5   Albertville    7   7   T       
 Thu., Nov. 18   Central Birmingham    7   7   T       
 Sat., Nov. 20  @ Sidney Lanier    0   0   T       
1920 Season Totals
  Record4-0 -3
  Points Scored138
  Scoring Average19.7
  Points Allowed14
  Defense Average2.0
  Opponents Record22-13 -6
  Home Record0-0
  Away Record1-0 -1
1920 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Bessemer was not ranked.

1920 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Bessemer Players on File.

1920 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Bessemer Players on File.

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Luverne 'Toad' Wise was the first female football player in Alabama and may have been the first in the country. She was a kicker for the Escambia County Blue Devils in 1939-40.