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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: Robert Shaw

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1926  <-- 1970 <- 1971 -> 1972 --> 2020

1971 Season Highlights
 Robert Shaw enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Murphy.
 
1971 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 3  @ Toulminville    35   8   W       
 Thu., Sep. 9   Williamson    42   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 17  vs. Davidson    7   33   L       
 Fri., Sep. 24  vs. UMS    28   20   W       
 Sat., Oct. 2   Baldwin County    43   27   W       
 Sat., Oct. 9  @ Vigor    34   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 15   Pascagoula MS    20   0   W       
 Thu., Oct. 21  vs. Shaw    34   0   W       
 Thu., Nov. 4   Blount    43   18   W       
 Fri., Nov. 12  @ McGill-Toolen    17   14   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 19  vs. Baldwin County    14   21   L    Ladd Stadium   1st Round Playoffs 
 
1971 Season Totals
  Record9-2
  Points Scored317
  Scoring Average28.8
  Points Allowed159
  Defense Average14.5
  Opponents Record49-51
  Home Record2-2
  Away Record3-0
1971 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/19/19717 3(6-1) AHSAA
10/26/19718 3(7-1) AHSAA
10/5/19715 5(4-1) AHSAA
11/15/1971Final 4 AHSAA
11/2/19719 3(7-1) AHSAA
11/9/197110 4(8-1) AHSAA
  

1971 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Ralph Page QB Sr.6-2190 All-Star Game  

1971 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 John DeesT Sr.195 1st  BN
 John DeesLB Sr.195 1st  BPH



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