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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: Gene Harlow

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1926  <-- 1954 <- 1955 -> 1956 --> 2020

1955 Season Highlights
 Gene Harlow enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Murphy.
1955 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Sun., Sep. 18   UMS    13   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 23  vs. West End    26   13   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  vs. Vigor    6   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 7  vs. Moss Point MS    20   0   W       
 Sat., Oct. 15  vs. Phillips Birmingham    19   19   T       
 Fri., Oct. 21  @ Pensacola FL    13   42   L       
 Fri., Oct. 28   McGill-Toolen    6   20   L       
 Thu., Nov. 3  @ Sidney Lanier    6   7   L       
 Sat., Nov. 19  OPEN 
 Sat., Nov. 12  vs. Dothan    53   13   W       
1955 Season Totals
  Record5-3 -1
  Points Scored162
  Scoring Average18.0
  Points Allowed114
  Defense Average12.7
  Opponents Record34-30 -3
  Home Record4-0 -1
  Away Record0-2
1955 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Murphy was not ranked.

1955 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Charles Coleman DT Sr.6-0235 All-Star Game  
 Gene Warhurst G Sr.200 All American  WW
 Gene Warhurst G Sr.6-1200 All-Star Game  

1955 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 ColemanT HM  MA
 Gene WarhurstT Sr. HM  MA
 Gene WarhurstG Sr. 1st  BN
 McRaneyB HM  MA
 RichardsB HM  MA
 TullyE HM  MA

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