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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Emma Sansom Football Team History

Emma Sansom Rebels
Emma Sansom High School

2210 W. Meighan Blvd. Gadsden, AL 35904
Stadium: Murphree Stadium
Colors: Purple & Gold
Coach: George Heath

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1930  <-- 1958 <- 1959 -> 1960 --> 2005

1959 Season Highlights
 George Heath enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Emma Sansom.
1959 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Sat., Sep. 12  @ Huntsville    0   6   L       
 Fri., Sep. 25  vs. Valley    0   33   L       
 Thu., Sep. 17  vs. Guntersville    0   13   L       
 Fri., Oct. 9  @ Walker    0   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 16  vs. Anniston    6   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 23  @ Etowah    7   34   L       
 Fri., Oct. 30  @ Scottsboro    0   18   L       
 Fri., Nov. 6  vs. Ensley    6   19   L       
 Fri., Nov. 13  @ Gadsden    0   33   L       
 Fri., Nov. 20  OPEN 
1959 Season Totals
  Points Scored19
  Scoring Average2.1
  Points Allowed196
  Defense Average21.8
  Opponents Record58-25 -5
  Home Record0-4
  Away Record0-5
1959 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Emma Sansom was not ranked.

1959 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Zack Roberson G All American  WW

1959 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Zack RobersonC HM  BN

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In 1969 the two point conversion was adopted for play following a touchdown. Until that time all conversions were worth one point.