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Gadsden Football Team History

Gadsden Tigers
Gadsden High School

607 S. 12th St. Gadsden, AL 35901
Stadium: Murphree Stadium
Colors: Black & Orange
Coach: Jerry Watford

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1924  <-- 1958 <- 1959 -> 1960 --> 2005

1959 Season Highlights
 Jerry Watford enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Gadsden.
1959 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Sat., Sep. 12  vs. Dothan    28   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  @ Butler    19   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  vs. Etowah    19   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  @ Albertville    21   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16  @ Sidney Lanier    7   13   L       
 Sat., Oct. 24  vs. Ensley    19   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  @ Anniston    20   6   W       
 Thu., Nov. 5  vs. Guntersville    10   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 13  vs. Emma Sansom    33   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 20  vs. Etowah    7   6   W    Gadsden   
1959 Season Totals
  Points Scored183
  Scoring Average18.3
  Points Allowed51
  Defense Average5.1
  Opponents Record44-49 -5
  Home Record6-0
  Away Record3-1
1959 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
Final 674 UPI
Final 5()92 MA
10/28/19597 7(5-1)52 UPI
12/14/1959Final 5 BPH

1959 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Gary Tucker T Sr.6-1225 All-Star Game  
 Jerry Tucker T 215 All Southern  Orlando Sentinel
 Leon Stancil E Sr.6-2190 All-Star Game  
 Mike Helms T All American  WW
 Ronald Cox HB Sr.5-11185 All-Star Game  

1959 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Bobby RogersT Sr.195 2nd  BPH
 Bobby RogersT Sr.220 1st  BN
 Bobby RogersT Sr.220 HM  MA
 Jerry TuckerT Sr.200 1st  BPH
 Jerry TuckerT Sr.215 1st  BN
 Jerry TuckerT Sr.215 1st  MA

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