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   The best of the best in Alabama High   
  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Bessemer Football Team History

Bessemer Purple Tigers
Bessemer City High School

100 High School Dr. Bessemer, AL 35022
Stadium: Bessemer City Stadium
Colors: Purple & White
Coach: Euil Snitz Snider

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1910  <-- 1955 <- 1956 -> 1957 --> 2020

1956 Season Highlights
 Euil Snitz Snider enters his 21st season as Head Coach at Bessemer.
1956 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 14  @ West End    18   0   W    Legion Field   
 Fri., Sep. 21  vs. Phillips Birmingham    0   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 28  vs. Tuscaloosa    0   13   L       
 Fri., Oct. 5  @ Gadsden    6   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  vs. Murphy    27   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Woodlawn    0   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 26  @ Ensley    0   13   L       
 Fri., Nov. 2  @ Ramsay    25   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 9  @ Anniston    0   6   L       
 Fri., Nov. 16  vs. Shades Valley    6   12   L       
1956 Season Totals
  Points Scored82
  Scoring Average8.2
  Points Allowed99
  Defense Average9.9
  Opponents Record51-40 -4
  Home Record1-4
  Away Record3-2
1956 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Bessemer was not ranked.

1956 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Bessemer Players on File.

1956 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 SchelleciT HM  MA
 SimmsT HM  MA
 StevensonC HM  MA

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The Tuscaloosa Black Bears were considered one of the best programs in the nation from 1925-1931. Their record over that span was an amazing 61-0-3.