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Alabama High School Football All State Team

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1974  Birmingham News  1A/2A  All-State Team

The following players were selected for the 1974 1A/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 News  *  First Team Offense 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Dale Palmer Calera E  Sr.6-1 215
 Darrell Sherrill Phil Campbell E  Sr. 180
 Larry Richardson Carrollton T  Sr.6-2 230
 Mark Holt Locust Fork T  Sr.6-4 200
 Tad Beddingfield Russellville G  Sr. 215
 Tommy Irwin Sulligent G  Sr. 210
 Dean Wilson Lexington C  Sr. 245
 Mike Watts Alexandria QB  Sr.6-1 175
 Marty Hanson Addison HB  Sr.6-1 180
 James Riggins Vincent HB  Sr.5-11 190
 John Sistrunk Cottonwood HB  Sr.6-0 210
Birmingham News  *  Second Team 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Calvin Parker Munford E  Sr.6-1 220
 Pogo Gunter Washington County E  
 Rueben Farrell Dadeville T  
 Curtis McGriff Cottonwood T  Jr.
 Danny Carr Rehobeth G  
 Danny Springer Lauderdale County G  Sr.6-2 242
 David Gardner West Jefferson C  
 Cleveland Austin Eutaw QB  
 Keith Kennedy Red Bay HB  Sr.5-11 180
 Henry Binion Carrollton HB  Sr.6-1 175
 Mickey Smith Ashford HB  Sr.5-6 175
Birmingham News  *  Honorable Mention Team 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Tom Reed Stevenson E  
 Eddy Cordova E  
 Jeff Davis Lauderdale County E  
 Kelly Oakman E  
 Richard Hood Millport E  Sr.6-6 210
 Chatom White Plains E  
 Baker Randolph E  
 David McDaniel Crossville E  
 David Rich Georgiana E  
 Howell Southern Choctaw L  
 Kirsker Luverne L  
 Lane Ford Hokes Bluff L  
 Jimmy Booker East Limestone L  Sr.6-2 205
 Hickman Slocomb L  
 Staton Locust Fork L  
 Sims Eutaw L  
 Walker Brantley L  
 Mike Sears Fairview L  
 Junkin Gordo L  
 Bubba Pigg Addison L  Sr.6-2 210
 Miller Chelsea L  
 Nix Reeltown L  
 Mayne Collinsville L  
 Mac McCreless Hatton L  
 Mark Norman Hokes Bluff B  
 McClinton Oakman B  
 Marvin Waldrop Berry Fayette B  
 Gary Parton Madison Academy B  Sr.5-11 180
 Alan Smith Susan Moore B  
 Steve Lovelady Hatton B  Sr.6-1 165
 Grady Rowe Elmore County B  Sr.6-0 207
 Joe Cribbs Sulligent B  Jr. 180
 Hyche Cordova B  
 Johnny Mack Dupree Gaylesville B  So.
 Jones Ashford B  
 David Smith Bridgeport B  
 Drinkwater Samson B  
 David Parker Pickens County B  
 Curtis Goza Gordo B  

Some records may be incomplete. We have chosen to publish this information in hopes our visitors will participate in assisting us to complete every school.
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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.