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Sheffield Football Team History

Sheffield Bulldogs
Sheffield High School

2800 19th Ave. Sheffield, AL 35660
Stadium: Walton R. Wright Stadium
Colors: Purple & Gold
Coach: Johnny Wright
Region: 4A-R16
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1918  <-- 1995 <- 1996 -> 1997 --> 2022

1996 Season Highlights
 Johnny Wright enters his 10th season as Head Coach at Sheffield.
 The Bulldogs move from Region 15 to Region 16.
 The Bulldogs finished 2nd in Region 16.
1996 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Sep. 5  vs. Coffee    7   10   L       
 Fri., Sep. 13  @ Muscle Shoals    6   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 20  vs. Bradshaw    26   43   L       
 Fri., Sep. 27  vs. Russellville    9   42   L       
 Fri., Oct. 4  @ Hamilton    19   27   L       
 Fri., Oct. 11  vs. Arab    37   27   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  @ Wilson   *  29   19   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25  vs. Deshler   *  17   47   L       
 Fri., Nov. 1  vs. Brooks   *  21   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 8  @ Colbert County    28   48   L       
 Fri., Nov. 15  @ Midfield    0   34   L       1st Round Playoffs 
1996 Season Totals
  Points Scored199
  Scoring Average18.1
  Points Allowed318
  Defense Average28.9
  Opponents Record69-55
  Region Record2-1
  Home Record2-4
  Away Record1-4
1996 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Sheffield was not ranked.
1996 Class 4A Region 16 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Deshler 10-13111241-141193-013636  John Mothershed
Sheffield 3-81993180-10342-16766  Johnny Wright
Wilson 8-22002022-17184  David Winborn
Brooks 2-81053050-32088  Tim Yeager

1996 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Sheffield Players on File.

1996 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Sheffield Players on File.

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