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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Alabama High School Football Players

 Major Ogilvie
 All-State Team
 Year   Class   Position   Team   Source 
1975 4A HB 1st  BN
1975 4A RB 1st  MA
1975 4A RB 1st  BPH
1976 4A B 1st  BN
1976 4A B 1st  BPH

 Year   Award   Position   Class  Source 
 1975  Super All-State B Jr.  Bham News
 1975  4A Player of the Year RB Sr.  Bham Post-Herald
 1976  All American RB Sr.  Parade
 1976  All Southern RB Sr.  Orlando Sentinel
 1976  4A Player of the Year RB Sr.  Bham Post-Herald
 1976  Super All-State B Sr.  Bham News
 1976  All American B Sr.  Coach & Athlete
 1976  All-Star Game RB Sr.  AHSAA
  High School: Mountain Brook
  Position: Running Back
  Height/Weight: 6'0" / 185
  Senior Season: 1976
  College: Alabama

 High School Bio:

            As a senior, Ogilvie led Mountain Brook to the Class 6A state championship. His numbers were good enough to set the single season rushing record for the state. In the state title game he rushed for 339 yards. Was running back on varsity for 4 years and was captain. Earned All-State, All-American, All-Independent, Most Valuable Player, Adidas All-American, Joe Namaths All-American, American Popular Sports All-American, Super All-State, "Player of the Year" by Quarterback Club of Birmingham, Touchdown Club, and Kiwanis Club. Had 2,504 yards rushing for 1976 averaging 9.3 yards per carry.

Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The first night game played between high school teams in the state occurred on September 23, 1927 when Pike Road and Cloverdale met in the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery.