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

Alabama High School Football Players

 Carl Bolton
 All-State Team
 Year   Class   Position   Team   Source 
1954 3A B 2nd  BN
1954 3A B 2nd  BPH
1954 A B HM  MA

 Year   Award   Position   Class  Source 
 1954  All Southern B Sr.  Orlando Sentinel
 1954  All-Star Game QB Sr.  
  High School: Athens
  Position: Quarterback
  Height/Weight: 6'2" / 170
  Senior Season: 1954
  College: Auburn

 High School Bio:

            Carl Bolton, an All-Southern, All-State quarterback from Athens High was coached by Ferman Elmore. He ran for 16 touchdowns and completed 15 passes; played varsity football three years and was captain of his squad for one year. Carls specialty was passing, running, and punting. He played basketball and football.

Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The first football game played by a high school team in Alabama was in 1892 when Central Birmingham (Phillips) lost to Alabama 56-0 on November 11.