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   The best of the best in Alabama High   
  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Alabama High School Football Players

 Alvin Samples
 All-State Team
 Year   Class   Position   Team   Source 
1964 4A T 1st  BN
1964 4A T 1st  BPH
1964 4A T 2nd  AP
1965 4A T 1st  BPH
1965 4A T 2nd  AP
1965 4A T 1st  BN

 Year   Award   Position   Class  Source 
 1965  All Southern T Sr.  Orlando Sentinel
 1965  All American T Sr.  Parade
 1965  All American T Sr.  KO
 1965  All American T Sr.  Coach & Athlete
 1965  All-Star Game G Sr.  
  High School: Tarrant
  Position: Guard
  Height/Weight: 6'2" / 220
  Senior Season: 1965
  College: Alabama

 High School Bio:

            Samples played both ways for Tarrant and kicked 32 of 37 extra points his senior season. He was a tackle on the Tarrant team and his specialty was kicking. Alvin was captain of his squad, All-State, All-American, All-County and Lineman of the Week. He participated in baseball and track and was State Champion in wrestling in the heavy weight class.

Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The Tuscaloosa Black Bears were considered one of the best programs in the nation from 1925-1931. Their record over that span was an amazing 61-0-3.