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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
Region: 4A-R1
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1926  <-- 1973 <- 1974 -> 1975 --> 2020

1974 Season Highlights
 Robert Shaw enters his 6th season as Head Coach at Murphy.
 First playoff win.
 First region championship.
 The Panthers move from Region 0 to Region 1.
 The Panthers won the Class 4A Region 1 Championship.
1974 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 6   McGill-Toolen   *  7   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 13  @ Fairhope    13   21   L       
 Thu., Sep. 19  vs. UMS    14   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 27  vs. Blount   *  14   18   L       
 Thu., Oct. 3   Shaw   *  14   0   W       
 Thu., Oct. 10  vs. Vigor   *  14   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18   Davidson   *  14   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25   Williamson    29   0   W       
 Thu., Oct. 31   Toulminville    24   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 8  @ Baldwin County    6   14   L       
 Fri., Nov. 15  vs. Fairhope    14   7   W (OT)   Ladd Stadium   1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 22  vs. Dothan    7   10   L (OT)   Ladd Stadium   2nd Round Playoffs 
1974 Season Totals
  Points Scored170
  Scoring Average14.2
  Points Allowed83
  Defense Average6.9
  Opponents Record69-53
  Region Record4-1
  Home Record3-2
  Away Record0-2
1974 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Murphy was not ranked.

1974 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Buddy Aydelette T Sr.6-4207 All-Star Game  

1974 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Buddy AdyletteL Sr.6-5207 HM  BN
 Buddy AdyletteL Sr.6-5210 2nd  BPH
 John DukeB HM  BPH

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Murphy and Theodore battled through seven overtimes before the Panthers came out on top 33-26 in 1979.