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Alabama High School Football All State Team

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1961  Birmingham Post Herald  3A  All-State Team

The following players were selected for the 1961 3A 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. 
 Anthony DeMarlo Foley B  Sr. 170
 Bobby Baggett Scottsboro B  Sr. 190
 Dickie Bean Childersburg B  Sr. 185
 Mack Bell Tallassee B  Jr. 175
 Ray Hester Phil Campbell E  Sr. 185
 David OGwynn Enterprise E  Sr. 175
 Glenn Hammonds Geneva T  Sr. 202
 James Stone Russellville T  Sr. 210
 Johnny Cotton Sylacauga G  Sr. 195
 Carl Fields Albertville G  Sr. 225
 Bob Shaddix Talladega C  Sr. 185
 Ivan Jones Foley Coach  
Birmingham Post Herald  *  Second Team 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Elmer Murray Russellville B  
 Gary Ray Sylacauga B  Sr. 190
 Larry Lackey B.B. Comer B  
 Wayne Treece Scottsboro B  Sr. 210
 Donald Holmes Walter Wellborn E  
 Don Dozier Valley E  Jr. 165
 Russell Cheatham Haleyville T  Sr. 205
 Jerry Wooten Geneva T  
 Thomas Mims Chilton County G  
 Joe Paul Hicks Eufaula G  Sr. 185
 Jimmy Carroll Enterprise C  Sr. 185
Birmingham Post Herald  *  Honorable Mention Team 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Don Foster Foley B  Sr.
 Herbie Pilkington Lanett B  
 Harold Miller Russellville B  
 Harris Cummings McAdory B  
 Jimmy Epperson Sylacauga E  Sr.5-11
 Marvin Tootle Childersburg E  
 Jim Fuller Fairhope T  Jr. 190
 Jay Crosby Foley T  Sr.
 Murray Townsend Haleyville G  
 Henry Spraggins Childersburg G  
 Richard Colley Valley 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

Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

From 1947 until his retirement in 1992 Glenn Daniel's teams won 302 games at Pine Hill and Luverne. He was the winningest coach in state history until 2010.