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

Alabama High School Football Players

 Bill Battle
 All-State Team
 Year   Class   Position   Team   Source 
1958 3A E 1st  BN
1958 3A E 1st  BPH
1958 3A E 1st  MA

 Year   Award   Position   Class  Source 
 1958  All Southern E Sr.  Orlando Sentinel
 1958  All American E Sr.  SS
 1958  Lineman of Year E Sr.  Bham Post-Herald
 1958  All American E Sr.  TM
 1958  All-Star Game E Sr.  
  High School: West End
  Position: End
  Height/Weight: 6'0" / 185
  Senior Season: 1958
  College: Alabama

 High School Bio:

            Battle was named All-City, All-State, All-Southern, Teen Magazine All-Southeastern, All-America, Birminghams Player of the Year, Jefferson Countys-Most Valuable Lineman, and West End Highs Most Valuable Player in football; All-City in basketball, and two-year letterman in track. He played varsity football only two years, both as regular, and captained the 1958 team. He specialized in catching passes, receiving 43 for 880 yards, eight touchdowns and an extra point as a senior.

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