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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  <-- 1960 <- 1961 -> 1962 --> 2005

1961 Season Highlights
 George Heath enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Emma Sansom.
 
1961 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 8  @ Huntsville    13   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. Guntersville    20   0   W       
 Thu., Sep. 21  @ Glencoe    54   0   W       
 Thu., Sep. 28  vs. Hokes Bluff    28   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  vs. Oneonta    27   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Anniston    13   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  @ Etowah    19   22   L       
 Fri., Oct. 27  @ Scottsboro    14   39   L       
 Fri., Nov. 10  vs. Gadsden    19   13   W       
 Thu., Nov. 16  vs. Albertville    41   7   W       
 
1961 Season Totals
  Record8-2
  Points Scored248
  Scoring Average24.8
  Points Allowed94
  Defense Average9.4
  Opponents Record41-52 -5
  Home Record6-0
  Away Record2-2
1961 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/11/19615 2(5-0)115 ASWA
10/18/19616 2(6-0)105 ASWA
10/25/19617 7(6-1)49 ASWA
10/4/19614 3(4-0)100 ASWA
12/12/1961Final 10(7-2)25.1 BPH
9/12/19611 358 ASWA
9/20/19612 5(2-0)58 ASWA
9/27/19613 3(3-0)93 ASWA
  

1961 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Joe Haynie QB Sr.6-0165 All-Star Game  

1961 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Don ElkinsC HM  BPH
 Don HopperB HM  BN
 Fred WeygandT HM  BPH
 Joe HaynieB HM  BPH



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