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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: Dexter Wood
Region: 3A-R12
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1924  <-- 1981 <- 1982 -> 1983 --> 2005

1982 Season Highlights
 Dexter Wood enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Gadsden.
 The Tigers move from Class 4A and into Region 12.
 The Tigers finished 2nd in Region 12.
 The Tigers set a team record by scoring 70 in a game.
 The Tigers set a team record for margin of victory at 64 points.
1982 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Aug. 26  @ Litchfield   *  28   21   W (OT)      
 Fri., Sep. 3  @ Glencoe   *  0   7   L       
 Fri., Sep. 10  @ Southside Gadsden   *  19   10   W       
 Fri., Sep. 17  vs. Guntersville    7   10   L       
 Fri., Sep. 24  vs. Fort Payne   *  14   13   W (OT)      
 Fri., Oct. 1  vs. Emma Sansom   *  7   17   L       
 Thu., Oct. 7  vs. Boaz   *  27   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 15  @ Etowah   *  47   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 22  vs. Scottsboro    27   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 5  vs. Etowah    70   6   W    Gadsden   
1982 Season Totals
  Points Scored246
  Scoring Average24.6
  Points Allowed91
  Defense Average9.1
  Opponents Record43-58
  Region Record5-2
  Home Record4-2
  Away Record3-1
1982 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
11/9/1982Final 7(9-1) ASWA
1982 Class 3A Region 12 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Emma Sansom 9-23041050-120216-118954  Fred Buster Gross
Gadsden 7-3246915-214268  Dexter Wood
Litchfield 6-42361435-218779  Charles Buddy Hearn
Glencoe 6-41651404-39885  Alton Yancey
Boaz 3-71181883-4106132  John Beck
Southside Gadsden 4-61651703-4114106  Randy Ross
Fort Payne 5-52031722-5126144  Perry Coggin
Etowah 0-10254420-76302  Walker Alexander

1982 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Gadsden Players on File.

1982 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Brian VaughnDL Sr. HM  ASWA
 Brian VaughnDL Sr. HM  BN
 Brian VaughnL HM  BPH

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