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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Gadsden Football Team History

Gadsden Tigers
Gadsden High School

607 S. 12th St. Gadsden, AL 35901
Stadium: Murphree Stadium
Colors: Black & Orange
Coach: Nurmi Nelson

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1924  <-- 1943 <- 1944 -> 1945 --> 2005

1944 Season Highlights
 Nurmi Nelson enters his 8th season as Head Coach at Gadsden.
1944 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Sep. 21  vs. Cherokee County    39   0   W       
 Sat., Sep. 30  @ DuPont Manual KY    6   26   L       
 Fri., Oct. 6  vs. Etowah    48   0   W       
 Thu., Oct. 12  vs. Central Chattanooga TN    21   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Bessemer    14   6   W       
 Thu., Oct. 26  vs. Pell City    51   6   W       
 Thu., Nov. 9  vs. Jackson County    44   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 17  vs. Anniston    13   12   W       
 Fri., Nov. 24  vs. Emma Sansom    21   18   W       
1944 Season Totals
  Points Scored257
  Scoring Average28.6
  Points Allowed75
  Defense Average8.3
  Opponents Record28-29 -2
  Home Record8-0
  Away Record0-1
1944 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Gadsden was not ranked.

1944 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Hayes McKinney All Southern  Orlando Sentinel

1944 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Billy JordanB 140 1st  BNAH
 ClementsE HM  BNAH
 ClinardC HM  BNAH
 Hayes McKinneyG 185 1st  BNAH

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