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Alabama High School Football All State Team


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1961  Birmingham Post Herald  2A  All-State Team


The following players were selected for the 1961 2A All-State football team. First team players are listed by position, name, school, height, weight and class. Honorable mention selections are listed by name, school and class.

Birmingham Post Herald  *  First Team Offense 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Danny Waldon Lamar County B  Sr. 170
 George Underwood Montevallo B  Sr. 175
 Jim Fountain W.S. Neal B  Sr. 200
 John Cochran Crossville B  Sr. 190
 Robert Conerly Munford E  Sr. 175
 Mack Brown Georgiana E  Sr. 175
 Truman Anderson Lineville T  Sr. 190
 Frankie Bell Flomaton T  Sr.5-11 210
 H.K. Reeves Hokes Bluff G  Sr. 205
 Arthur Davison Escambia County G  Sr. 180
 Woodrow Troope Crossville C  Sr. 190
 Buddy Hearn Crossville Coach  
  
Birmingham Post Herald  *  Second Team 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Gerald Short Lineville B  Jr.
 Larry Powell Flomaton B  Sr.5-9 160
 Jim Kirkland Oneonta B  
 Terrell Powers Munford B  
 Frank Layton Leeds E  Sr. 195
 Kenny Fender Lineville E  
 Jerry Smitherman Monroe County T  
 Alex Ashton W.S. Neal T  Jr.
 Johnny Bigbee Munford G  Jr. 190
 Jimmy Thomason Cherokee G  
 Russell Williams Georgiana C  
  
Birmingham Post Herald  *  Honorable Mention Team 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Sam Williams Monroe County B  
 John Allred Lincoln B  
 Leon Stinson Evergreen B  Sr. 170
 Robert Lloyd Monroe County B  
 Gary Posey Georgiana B  
 Harrison McGraw Andalusia B  
 Don McGaha Luverne E  
 Ronnie Capps W.S. Neal E  
 Jerry Wilson T.R. Miller E  
 Roy Tatum Flomaton T  Jr.6-2 205
 David Harris Thompson T  
 George Elrod Susan Moore T  
 H.L. Ward Evergreen G  
 Cecil Dowdy Cherokee G  Jr.
 Max Waldrop Lineville G  
 Bobby Morris J.B. Pennington C  
 J.L. Meriweather Escambia County C  


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BAH  - Birmingham Age-Herald
BNAH  - Birmingham News Age-Herald
MAJ  - Montgomery Advertiser-Journal
BN  - Birmingham News
BPH  - Birmingham Post-Herald
MA  - Montgomery Advertiser
ASWA  - Alabama Sports Writers Association
ACSA  -  Alabama Christian School Association




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