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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

McGill Football Team History

McGill Yellow Jackets
McGill-Toolen Catholic School

1501 Old Shell Road Mobile, AL 36604
Stadium: Lipscomb Park
Colors: Orange & Black
Coach: Paul Chapman

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1920  <-- 1955 <- 1956 -> 1957 --> 2020

1956 Season Highlights
 Paul Chapman enters his 1st season as Head Coach at McGill.
1956 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 14  vs. Pascagoula MS    7   12   L       
 Thu., Sep. 20  @ Theodore    14   0   W       
 Thu., Oct. 4  vs. Foley    40   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  @ Moss Point MS    21   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 26   Murphy    14   13   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2   Notre Dame MS    20   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 9  @ St. Stanislaus MS    21   12   W       
 Fri., Nov. 16   Vigor    14   0   W       
 Wed., Nov. 21   UMS    20   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 30  @ Pensacola FL    20   6   W       
1956 Season Totals
  Points Scored191
  Scoring Average19.1
  Points Allowed57
  Defense Average5.7
  Opponents Record24-21 -3
  Home Record1-1
  Away Record4-0
1956 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 McGill was not ranked.

1956 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Ed Dyas B All American  WW
 Gerald Burch E Sr. All American  WW
 Gerald Burch E Sr.185 All-Star Game  
 Jerry Gulledge G All American  WW
 Jerry Gulledge G Sr. All-Star Game  

1956 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Ed DyasB Sr.185 2nd  BN
 Ed DyasB Sr.185 2nd  BPH
 Ed DyasHB Sr.185 HM  MA
 Gerald BurchE 1st  MA
 Gerald BurchE Sr.183 2nd  BN
 Gerald BurchE Sr.183 1st  BPH
 Jerry GulledgeG Sr.185 2nd  BPH
 Jerry GulledgeG Sr.185 1st  MA

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