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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: Charles Willcox

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1926  <-- 1948 <- 1949 -> 1950 --> 2020

1949 Season Highlights
 Charles Willcox enters his 5th season as Head Coach at Murphy.
 
1949 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 16  vs. Jackson    50   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 23  @ Pascagoula MS    27   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  @ Ramsay    7   20   L       
 Sat., Oct. 8  vs. Pensacola FL    21   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 14  vs. Phillips Birmingham    14   14   T       
 Fri., Oct. 21  @ Sidney Lanier    20   27   L       
 Thu., Nov. 3   McGill-Toolen    13   25   L       
 Fri., Nov. 11  @ Biloxi MS    7   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 18  OPEN 
 Thu., Nov. 24   UMS    26   7   W       
 
1949 Season Totals
  Record5-3 -1
  Points Scored185
  Scoring Average20.6
  Points Allowed105
  Defense Average11.7
  Opponents Record38-19 -2
  Home Record2-0 -1
  Away Record2-2
1949 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Murphy was not ranked.
  

1949 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Nicky Tacon B Sr. All-Star Game  

1949 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 McSweenE HM  MA
 TaconB HM  MA
 TaconB HM  BNAH



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