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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

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  <-- 1972 <- 1973 -> 1974 --> 2020

1973 Season Highlights
 Robert Shaw enters his 5th season as Head Coach at Murphy.
1973 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 7  @ Fairhope    0   7   L       
 Fri., Sep. 14   Davidson    20   15   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21   UMS    34   7   W       
 Thu., Sep. 27  vs. Baldwin County    0   10   L       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Vigor    62   0   W       
 Thu., Oct. 11  vs. Blount    29   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19   Williamson    21   3   W       
 Sat., Oct. 27   Toulminville    42   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  @ Theodore    35   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 9   McGill-Toolen    41   0   W       
1973 Season Totals
  Points Scored284
  Scoring Average28.4
  Points Allowed48
  Defense Average4.8
  Opponents Record49-48
  Home Record2-1
  Away Record1-1
1973 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Murphy was not ranked.

1973 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Bob Fleming TB Sr.5-10195 All-Star Game  

1973 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 MorganE HM  BN

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