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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Woodlawn Football Team History

Woodlawn Colonels
Woodlawn High School

5620 1st. Ave. N. Birmingham, AL 35212
Stadium: Lawson Field
Colors: Green & Gold
Coach: Kenny Morgan

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1922  <-- 1954 <- 1955 -> 1956 --> 2020

1955 Season Highlights
 Kenny Morgan enters his 11th season as Head Coach at Woodlawn.
 First 10-0 regular season.
1955 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 16  @ Talladega    35   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 23   Ensley    33   6   W    Legion Field   
 Thu., Oct. 6  vs. Bessemer    6   0   W    Legion Field   
 Fri., Oct. 14   West End    34   0   W    Legion Field   
 Fri., Oct. 21  @ Bay Panama City FL    40   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 28  vs. Shades Valley    39   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 4   Ramsay    20   6   W    Legion Field   
 Thu., Nov. 10  vs. Jones Valley    44   0   W    Legion Field   
 Fri., Nov. 11   Phillips Birmingham    48   0   W    Legion Field   
 Thu., Nov. 24   Phillips Birmingham    39   0   W    Legion Field   
1955 Season Totals
  Points Scored338
  Scoring Average33.8
  Points Allowed31
  Defense Average3.1
  Opponents Record39-36 -10
  Home Record3-0
  Away Record2-0
1955 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Woodlawn was not ranked.

1955 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Cecil Hurt HB Sr.5-10175 All-Star Game  
 Dan Sims C Sr.172 All Southern  Orlando Sentinel
 Dan Sims LB Sr.180 All-Star Game  
 Don Cochran G Sr.5-11185 All-Star Game  
 Hugh Patrick T Sr.5-10210 All-Star Game  
 Ronald Ryan QB Sr.6-0175 All-Star Game  

1955 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Bob PatrickG 2nd  BPH
 Bob PatrickG HM  MA
 Cecil HurtB 3rd  BPH
 Dan SimsC Sr.172 1st  BN
 Dan SimsC Sr.172 1st  BPH
 Dan SimsC Sr.172 HM  MA
 Don CochranG Sr. 3rd  BPH
 Don CochranG Sr. 2nd  BN
 GlassB HM  MA
 Jack RutledgeB Jr. 2nd  BN
 Jack RutledgeB Jr. 1st  MA
 Jack RutledgeB 2nd  BPH
 Morris HarwoodE Sr.180 HM  MA
 Morris HarwoodE Sr.180 1st  BN
 Morris HarwoodE Sr.180 1st  BPH
 OTooleB HM  MA
 Rosy RyanB 3rd  BPH
 Rosy RyanB HM  MA

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