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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Gadsden Football Team History

Gadsden Tigers
Gadsden High School

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

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1924  <-- 1960 <- 1961 -> 1962 --> 2005

1961 Season Highlights
 Jack Green enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Gadsden.
1961 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 8  vs. Central Chattanooga TN    14   24   L       
 Fri., Sep. 15  @ Butler    19   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  vs. Woodlawn    6   19   L       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Albertville    10   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Ensley    0   47   L       
 Sat., Oct. 21  @ Sidney Lanier    14   34   L       
 Fri., Oct. 27  @ Anniston    7   20   L       
 Fri., Nov. 3  vs. Guntersville    27   20   W       
 Fri., Nov. 10  vs. Emma Sansom    13   19   L       
    Etowah    6   12   L    Gadsden   
1961 Season Totals
  Points Scored116
  Scoring Average11.6
  Points Allowed209
  Defense Average20.9
  Opponents Record51-35 -4
  Home Record1-4
  Away Record2-2
1961 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Gadsden was not ranked.

1961 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Gadsden Players on File.

1961 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Chester HicksB HM  BN
 Chester HicksB HM  BPH
 Roger YanceyT Jr. HM  BPH
 Webster MadisonG HM  BPH

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Foley outscored their opponents 433-6 in 1961. The Lions were named state champions by the Alabama Sports Writers Association that season.