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

Alabama High School Football Players

 Gene Jelks
 All-State Team
 Year   Class   Position   Team   Source 
1983 3A RB 1st  ASWA
1983 3A RB 2nd  BN
1984 5A RB 1st  BN
1984 5A RB 1st  ASWA

 Year   Award   Position   Class  Source 
 1984  All Southern RB Sr.  Orlando Sentinel
 1984  Super 12 RB Sr.  ASWA
  High School: Emma Sansom
  Position: Running Back
  Height/Weight: 5'10" / 175
  Senior Season: 1984
  College: Alabama

 High School Bio:

            Jelks was considered the best running back in the state in 1984. Leading Emma Sansom to a perfect 14-0 record he gained 1,491 yards and scored 13 touchdowns. As a junior he ran for over 2,000 yards.

Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Collinsville completed the 1931 season with a record of 1-4-5. The five ties will forever be a state record since all games are now decided by overtime.