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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Southside Gadsden Football Team History

Southside Gadsden Panthers
Southside High School

2150 Hwy 77 Gadsden, AL 35907
Stadium: Barney Hood Stadium
Colors: Black & Cardinal
Coach: Wade Smith

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1926  <-- 1962 <- 1963 -> 1964 --> 2020

1963 Season Highlights
 Wade Smith enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Southside Gadsden.
 The Panthers move from Class and into Region 0.
1963 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Sep. 5  vs. Walnut Grove    12   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 13  @ Springville    26   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  @ Cedar Bluff    0   7   L       
 Fri., Sep. 27  vs. Sardis    6   26   L       
 Fri., Oct. 4  @ Ashville    7   0   W       
 Thu., Oct. 10  vs. Altoona    6   6   T       
 Fri., Oct. 18  @ Gaston    7   7   T       
 Sat., Oct. 26  vs. Ohatchee    14   12   W       
 Fri., Nov. 1  vs. Ragland    20   0   W       
 Sat., Nov. 9  @ Gaylesville    39   0   W       
1963 Season Totals
  Record6-2 -2
  Points Scored137
  Scoring Average13.7
  Points Allowed72
  Defense Average7.2
  Opponents Record50-43 -7
  Home Record3-1 -1
  Away Record3-1 -1
1963 Class 1A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Southside Gadsden was not ranked.

1963 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Southside Gadsden Players on File.

1963 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 BoltonG HM  BN
 Gary HopperB Jr. HM  BN

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Bart Starr received coaching from Kentucky great Babe Parilli his senior season at Sidney Lanier in hopes of joining Bear Bryant at Kentucky. He had to settle for Alabama.