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Alabama High School Football Players
High School: Demopolis
Height/Weight: 5'10" / 155
Senior Season: 1956
College: Tennessee Chattanooga
High School Bio:
Mercer played varsity football two years, captained the squad, was named Outstanding Senior Athlete and Best Athlete of the Year at Demopolis High, and rated All-America squad. Standout on pass receiving, quick openers, and open field running. Grid statistics: 18 touchdowns, six-yard per carry average, completed one of two passes for 22 yards. Rated All-Conference baseball team.
Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History
Bart Starr received coaching from Kentucky great Babe Parilli his senior season at Sidney Lanier in hopes of joining Bear Bryant at Kentucky. He had to settle for Alabama.