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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
Region: 4A-R1
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1926  <-- 1975 <- 1976 -> 1977 --> 2020

1976 Season Highlights
 Robert Shaw enters his 8th season as Head Coach at Murphy.
 The Panthers won the Class 4A Region 1 Championship.
 
1976 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 3  @ Baldwin County    0   6   L       
 Fri., Sep. 10  @ Fairhope    14   6   W       
 Sat., Sep. 18  vs. Blount   *  35   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 24   Toulminville    0   0   T       
 Thu., Sep. 30   Shaw   *  33   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 8  @ Vigor   *  18   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 15   Davidson   *  21   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 22  vs. Theodore   *  0   6   L       
 Fri., Oct. 29   McGill-Toolen   *  20   13   W       
 Fri., Nov. 5  @ Mary Montgomery   *  14   7   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 12  vs. Baldwin County    29   14   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 19  @ Enterprise    18   6   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 26  vs. West End    24   14   W       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Sat., Dec. 4   Mountain Brook    26   52   L    Legion Field   Championship Game 
 
1976 Season Totals
  Record10-3 -1
  Points Scored252
  Scoring Average18.0
  Points Allowed137
  Defense Average9.8
  Opponents Record91-55 -2
  Region Record6-1
  Home Record3-1
  Away Record4-1
1976 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Murphy was not ranked.
  
1976 Class 4A Region 1 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Murphy 10-3-12521373-197866-114139  Robert Shaw
Mary Montgomery 5-51131094-39583  Wade Gartman
McGill-Toolen 6-41731104-311268  Larry Mickwee
Shaw 5-5901344-37594  Charles Leverette
Theodore 6-4177754-314561  Thomas Carl
Vigor 6-41651124-311978  Harold Clark
Blount 2-7-1892491-661217  Albert Terry
Davidson 1-8702151-656164  John Sklopan

1976 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Harris Spencer DB Sr.5-10180 All-Star Game  AHSAA
 Mardye McDole WR Sr.6-0175 All-Star Game  AHSAA
 Mardye McDole E Sr.6-0165 Super All-State  Bham News

1976 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Greg ColemanG 2nd  BN
 Ken LukeB 2nd  BN
 Ken LukeB Sr.6-2185 2nd  BPH
 Mardye McDoleE Sr.6-0165 1st  BN
 Mardye McDoleE Sr.6-0165 1st  BPH



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