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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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1981 Season Highlights
 Robert Shaw enters his 13th season as Head Coach at Murphy.
 The Panthers finished 2nd in Region 1.
 
1981 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Aug. 27  vs. Baldwin County    20   8   W       
 Fri., Sep. 4  @ Fairhope    21   19   W       
 Fri., Sep. 11  vs. Blount   *  14   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 25   LeFlore   *  15   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2   Shaw   *  56   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  vs. Vigor   *  14   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16   Davidson   *  7   3   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23  @ Theodore   *  7   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 30   McGill-Toolen   *  28   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 6   Williamson    19   6   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 13  @ Northview    14   17   L       1st Round Playoffs 
 
1981 Season Totals
  Record9-2
  Points Scored215
  Scoring Average19.5
  Points Allowed81
  Defense Average7.4
  Opponents Record58-56 -1
  Region Record6-1
  Home Record3-0
  Away Record1-2
1981 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/14/19817 4(6-0) ASWA
10/21/19818 4(7-0) ASWA
10/28/19819 9(7-1) ASWA
10/7/19816 4(5-0) ASWA
11/4/198110 7(8-1) ASWA
11/9/1981Final 7(9-1) ASWA
8/22/1981PS 3(9-3) ASWA
9/16/19813 3(2-0) ASWA
9/2/19811 3(0-0) ASWA
9/23/19814 3(3-0) ASWA
9/30/19815 3(4-0) ASWA
9/9/19812 3(1-0) ASWA
  
1981 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 
Theodore 8-32991500-114176-119286  Curt Douglas
Murphy 9-2215810-114176-114131  Robert Shaw
Davidson 7-3223565-217539  Tate Marsh
Vigor 6-3-1167764-313055  Harold Clark
McGill-Toolen 6-41461234-39474  Larry Mickwee
Blount 3-71122352-580171  Santee Gamble
LeFlore 1-9662341-659166  William Jessie
Shaw 0-10583620-725274  Henry Hardy

1981 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Patrick Washington QB Sr.6-2195 All-Star Game  

1981 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Joe SmithE Sr.175 2nd  BN
 Patrick WashingtonQB Sr.6-2180 1st  BN



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