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1952 Eufaula Tigers

 1952    Eufaula Tigers
 Record: 10-0-0
 Head Coach: A.W. Buchanan
 The 1952 Eufaula Tigers were chosen Class AA State Champions by the Birmingham News from District 1.


The Tigers outscored their opponents 252-48 to finish the season 10-0. One of the biggest games that season for Eufaula came on October 17 when they traveled to Andalusia. The Bulldogs came into the game with a 4-0-1 record and Eufaula was 5-0.

Eufaulas Joe Mathis would throw three second quarter touchdowns for the visitors in a 27-0 rout. Wayne Smith caught two of the scores and George Grider got the other. Billy Bradham would score the last touchdown for Eufaula in the last quarter on a short run for the final score.

1952  Season
 Site   PF   Opponent   PA   W/L/T 
 26   Sylacauga W
 14   Central Phenix City W
 32   Jordan GA 14 W
   Baker GA W
 13   Parrish Selma W
 27   Andalusia W
 34   Charles Henderson W
 34   Valley W
 32   Ozark W
 33   Florala W
252 10-0-0 48

1952 Eufaula All-State Players
 Ben PrestonT AA 1  Birmingham News
 Joe MathisB AA 1  Birmingham News
 Joe MathisB AA 1  Birmingham News
 Ben PrestonT AA 1  Birmingham News
 John WhatleyE AA 1  Birmingham News
 Ben PrestonT AA 1  Birmingham News
 Joe MathisB AA 1  Birmingham News
 GriderB AA HM  Birmingham News

1952 Eufaula All-Star Players

1952 Eufaula Roster
J. Whatley LE
B. Preston LT
W Helms LG
B. Reeves C
H. Trawick RG
P. Grant RT
Wayne Smith RE
Joe Mathis QB
E. Beamon LH
George Grider RH
Billy Bradham FB

Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

In 1969 the two point conversion was adopted for play following a touchdown. Until that time all conversions were worth one point.