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Murphy Football Team History


Murphy Panthers
Murphy High School

100 S. Carlen St. Mobile, AL 36606
Stadium: Ladd-Peebles Stadium
Colors: Blue & Gold
Coach: Charles Willcox

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1926  <-- 1946 <- 1947 -> 1948 --> 2020

1947 Season Highlights
 Charles Willcox enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Murphy.
 
1947 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Mon., Sep. 22   Jackson    13   6   W       
 Sat., Sep. 27   Pascagoula MS    7   61   L       
 Sat., Oct. 4   Ramsay    7   27   L       
 Sat., Oct. 11  vs. Pensacola FL    0   12   L       
 Fri., Oct. 17   Fortier LA    0   46   L       
 Fri., Oct. 24   Sidney Lanier    0   20   L       
 Fri., Nov. 7   McGill-Toolen    7   36   L       
 Fri., Nov. 14   Biloxi MS    6   6   T       
 Wed., Nov. 26   UMS    33   13   W       
 
1947 Season Totals
  Record2-6 -1
  Points Scored73
  Scoring Average8.1
  Points Allowed227
  Defense Average25.2
  Opponents Record29-17 -2
  Home Record0-1
  Away Record0-0
1947 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Murphy was not ranked.
  

1947 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Billy Shipp LT Sr.250 All-Star Game  
 John Van Hook Sr. All-Star Game  

1947 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Can HookC HM  MA



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