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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: Bill Sharpe

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1926  <-- 1953 <- 1954 -> 1955 --> 2020

1954 Season Highlights
 Bill Sharpe enters his 5th season as Head Coach at Murphy.
1954 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Sep. 9  vs. Jackson    42   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 17  @ UMS    19   6   W       
 Sat., Sep. 25  vs. Phillips Birmingham    27   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 1  vs. Vigor    27   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 8  @ Moss Point MS    41   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 15  vs. Blytheville AR    30   7   W       
 Sat., Oct. 23  vs. Pensacola FL    13   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 29  @ McGill-Toolen    35   0   W       
 Thu., Nov. 4  vs. Sidney Lanier    27   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 12  @ Dothan    27   14   W       
1954 Season Totals
  Points Scored288
  Scoring Average28.8
  Points Allowed53
  Defense Average5.3
  Opponents Record31-28 -7
  Home Record5-1
  Away Record4-0
1954 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
Final 3217 BPH

1954 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Bobby Jackson B Sr. All American  WW
 Bobby Jackson QB Sr.6-1170 All-Star Game  
 James Waltman T Sr.5-10220 All-Star Game  
 Ramon Henderson E Sr.6-1190 All-Star Game  

1954 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Benny CastleberryT Sr. 2nd  BN
 Benny CastleberryT 2nd  BPH
 Benny CastleberryT HM  MA
 Bobby JacksonB Sr.165 1st  BN
 Bobby JacksonB 1st  MA
 HendersonE HM  MA
 HubbardB HM  MA
 Joe JacksonB 2nd  BPH

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Collinsville completed the 1931 season with a record of 1-4-5. The five ties will forever be a state record since all games are now decided by overtime.