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Phillips Birmingham Football Team History

Phillips Birmingham Red Raiders
John Herbert Phillips High School

2316 7th Ave. N. Birmingham, AL 35203
Stadium: Fair Park
Colors: Red & White
Coach: Jimmy Tarrant

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1892  <-- 1954 <- 1955 -> 1956 --> 1999

1955 Season Highlights
 Jimmy Tarrant enters his 8th season as Head Coach at Phillips Birmingham.
1955 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 9  vs. Albertville    48   0   W    Legion Field   
 Fri., Sep. 16   Ramsay    20   0   W       
 Thu., Sep. 22  vs. Bessemer    7   13   L    Legion Field   
 Fri., Oct. 7   Ensley    32   6   W    Legion Field   
 Fri., Oct. 14  @ Murphy    19   19   T       
 Fri., Oct. 21  @ Shades Valley    17   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 28   West End    34   12   W    Legion Field   
 Fri., Nov. 4  @ Lee Montgomery    27   20   W       
 Fri., Nov. 18  OPEN 
 Thu., Nov. 24   Woodlawn    0   48   L    Legion Field   
1955 Season Totals
  Record6-2 -1
  Points Scored204
  Scoring Average22.7
  Points Allowed132
  Defense Average14.7
  Opponents Record43-35 -9
  Home Record1-1
  Away Record2-0 -1
1955 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Phillips Birmingham was not ranked.

1955 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Jimmy Putman E 200 All American  WW
 Jimmy Putman E Sr.6-1200 All-Star Game  

1955 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 GoggansG HM  MA
 Jimmy PutnamE Sr. 3rd  BPH
 Jimmy PutnamE Sr. 2nd  BN
 Jimmy PutnamRE Sr. 2nd  MA

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