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Murphy Football Team History


Murphy Panthers
Murphy High School

100 S. Carlen St. Mobile, AL 36606
Stadium: Ladd-Peebles Stadium
Colors: Blue & Gold
Coach: George Flournoy

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1926  <-- 1960 <- 1961 -> 1962 --> 2020

1961 Season Highlights
 George Flournoy enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Murphy.
 
1961 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Sep. 7  vs. Bessemer    7   7   T       
 Fri., Sep. 15   UMS    0   6   L       
 Sat., Sep. 23  vs. Alba    39   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Shades Valley    0   0   T       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Vigor    0   0   T       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. McGill-Toolen    0   7   L       
 Fri., Oct. 27  OPEN 
 Fri., Nov. 3  @ Sidney Lanier    7   30   L       
 Fri., Nov. 10  @ Pensacola FL    0   14   L       
 Fri., Nov. 17  vs. Biloxi MS    7   14   L       
 
1961 Season Totals
  Record1-5 -3
  Points Scored60
  Scoring Average6.7
  Points Allowed92
  Defense Average10.2
  Opponents Record41-21 -6
  Home Record1-2 -2
  Away Record0-2 -1
1961 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Murphy was not ranked.
  

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

1961 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Murphy Players on File.



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