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Alabama High School Football All State Team

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1966  Birmingham News  4A  All-State Team

The following players were selected for the 1966 4A All-State football team. First team players are listed by position, name, school, height, weight and class. Honorable mention selections are listed by name, school and class.

Birmingham News  *  First Team Offense 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Alvin Bresler Shades Valley E  Sr. 175
 Danny Speigner Sidney Lanier E  Sr. 208
 Larry Snead Lee Huntsville T  Sr. 205
 Robert Satterwhite Ensley T  Sr. 202
 Sam Gellerstedt Sidney Lanier G  Sr. 195
 Spence McCracken Lee Montgomery G  Sr. 188
 Jimmy Speigner Sidney Lanier C  Sr. 190
 Bill Flowers Sr. Jones Valley B  Sr. 190
 Phil Chaffin Huntsville B  Sr. 176
 Pat Sullivan John Carroll B  Jr. 173
 Tommy Traylor Lee Montgomery B  Sr. 175
Birmingham News  *  Second Team 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Larry Willingham Banks E  Sr. 178
 Dale Hancock Cullman E  Sr. 206
 Everett Marshall Lee Montgomery T  Sr. 180
 Jimmy Cook Jones Valley T  Sr. 190
 Bill Abston Gadsden G  Jr. 180
 Ronnie Brewer Coffee G  Sr. 180
 Gene Lindsey Murphy C  Sr. 195
 Don Oliver Etowah B  Sr. 205
 Andy Cross Ensley B  So. 180
 Frank Mann Minor B  Sr. 205
 Tommy Yearout Ramsay B  Sr. 195
Birmingham News  *  Honorable Mention Team 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 David Shelby John Carroll E  
 Don Kelly Murphy E  
 Rod Steakley Huntsville E  
 Terry Beasley Lee Montgomery E  Jr.
 Steve Isom Decatur E  
 Billy Erwin Tarrant E  Sr. 170
 Butch Tumlin Gadsden E  Sr. 185
 Diffley Shades Valley T  
 Jerry Moore Etowah T  
 Jerry Wright Tuscaloosa County T  Sr. 210
 Ray Hutto Dothan T  
 Rosser Jones Valley T  
 Wayne Cook Minor T  
 Norman George Ensley B  
 Jay Michaelson Foley B  Jr.
 Jay Jeffcoat Lee Montgomery B  
 Lenniex Fairhope B  Jr.
 Benny George Ramsay G  Sr. 195
 Bradley Hueytown B  
 John Allen Huntsville B  
 Randall Hulsey Tuscaloosa County C  
 Ronnie Ross Tuscaloosa B  Sr.
 Kimble Ensley B  
 King Talladega B  
 Greg Patterson Lee Huntsville B  
 Sammy Smith Dothan B  Sr. 175
 Leonard Thomas Butler B  Jr. 175
 Calhoun Fairfield B  
 Cobb Cullman B  
 Steve Higginbotham Hueytown B  Jr.
 Hubbert Oxford B  
 Scotty Elam West End B  
 Marshall Underwood Foley B  Sr.
 Mike Stafford Coffee B  
 Jimmy Lowder Sidney Lanier B  Jr. 160
 Johnny Ray Cobb Enterprise B  Sr. 195
 Johnny Musso Banks B  Jr.
 Jess Wright Gadsden B  

Some records may be incomplete. We have chosen to publish this information in hopes our visitors will participate in assisting us to complete every school.
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BAH  - Birmingham Age-Herald
BNAH  - Birmingham News Age-Herald
MAJ  - Montgomery Advertiser-Journal
BN  - Birmingham News
BPH  - Birmingham Post-Herald
MA  - Montgomery Advertiser
ASWA  - Alabama Sports Writers Association
ACSA  -  Alabama Christian School Association

Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Foley outscored their opponents 433-6 in 1961. The Lions were named state champions by the Alabama Sports Writers Association that season.