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Gadsden Football Team History


Gadsden Tigers
Gadsden High School

607 S. 12th St. Gadsden, AL 35901
Stadium: Murphree Stadium
Colors: Black & Orange
Coach: Joel Williams
Region: 5A-R6
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1924  <-- 2000 <- 2001 -> 2002 --> 2005

2001 Season Highlights
 Joel Williams enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Gadsden.
 The Tigers finished 3rd in Region 6.
 
2001 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  vs. Rome GA    14   34   L       
 Fri., Sep. 7  vs. Etowah    24   10   W       
 Fri., Sep. 14  @ Saks   *  37   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  vs. Anniston   *  7   14   L       
 Fri., Sep. 28  @ Jacksonville   *  44   3   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Oxford   *  33   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  @ Sylacauga   *  21   29   L       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Talladega   *  25   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 26  @ Southside Gadsden   *  46   14   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  @ Emma Sansom    36   13   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 9  @ Lee Huntsville    12   34   L       1st Round Playoffs 
 
2001 Season Totals
  Record7-4
  Points Scored299
  Scoring Average27.2
  Points Allowed170
  Defense Average15.5
  Opponents Record51-53
  Region Record5-2
  Home Record3-2
  Away Record4-2
2001 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
7/31/2001PS 4 (11-1)87 ASWA
9/11/20012 9(1-1)39 ASWA
9/18/20013 9(1-1)39 ASWA
9/4/20011 10(0-1)17 ASWA
  
2001 Class 5A Region 6 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Anniston 9-12811550-129317-019783  Douglas Davis
Sylacauga 7-42172180-114315-2164133  John Blackmon
Gadsden 7-42991700-112345-221379  Joel Williams
Oxford 5-51682260-113554-3108134  Tim Britt
Jacksonville 5-41491593-496153  Russell Burroughs
Saks 3-71212073-493137  Glenn Toney
Talladega 2-8891451-654106  Gene Allen
Southside Gadsden 1-91542610-7113203  Stan Romine

2001 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Gadsden Players on File.

2001 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Kevin ThorntonL Sr.6-5250 1st  BN
 Kevin ThorntonOL Sr.6-5252 1st  ASWA
 Niko WhitesideRB Sr. HM  BN
 Niko WhitesideATH Sr. HM  ASWA
 Patrick TuckLB Sr. HM  BN



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