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Deshler Football Team History


Deshler Tigers
Deshler High School

200 N. Commons Tuscumbia, AL 35674
Stadium: Howard Chappell Stadium
Colors: Cardinal & White
Coach: James Buddy Moore

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1917  <-- 1960 <- 1961 -> 1962 --> 2020

1961 Season Highlights
 James Buddy Moore enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Deshler.
 
1961 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 8  @ Walker    27   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. Huntsville    27   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  vs. Butler    13   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Coffee    0   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Russellville    7   7   T       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Sheffield    26   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 3  @ Decatur    19   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 10  @ Athens    31   0   W       
 Thu., Nov. 16  vs. Central Florence    26   0   W       
 Thu., Nov. 23  vs. Hartselle    35   0   W       
 
1961 Season Totals
  Record8-1 -1
  Points Scored211
  Scoring Average21.1
  Points Allowed54
  Defense Average5.4
  Opponents Record43-53 -4
  Home Record5-0 -1
  Away Record3-1
1961 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
Final 7(8-1-1)87 UPI
10/11/19615 7(4-1)47 ASWA
10/18/19616 7(5-1)46 ASWA
10/25/19617 9(5-1-1)43 ASWA
10/4/19614 2(4-0)102 ASWA
11/1/19618 7(6-1-1)57 ASWA
11/15/196110 4(8-1-1)88 ASWA
11/30/1961Final 4(8-1)88 ASWA
11/8/19619 5(7-1-1)70 ASWA
12/12/1961Final 5(8-1-1)26.2 BPH
9/12/19611 551 ASWA
9/20/19612 1(2-0)81 ASWA
9/27/19613 1(3-0)114 ASWA
  

1961 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Clifford Winefordner G Sr.6-0195 All-Star Game  
 Terry Mitchell G Sr.5-11200 All-Star Game  

1961 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Clifford WinefordnerG Sr.185 2nd  BPH
 Clifford WinefordnerG Sr.185 1st  BN
 Clifford WinefordnerG Sr.185 1st  ASWA
 George PattonB HM  BN
 John GambleB 1st  ASWA
 Terry MitchellT Sr.195 1st  BPH
 Terry MitchellT Sr.195 HM  BN



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