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Alabama High School Football All State Team

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1979  Montgomery Advetiser  3A  All-State Team

The following players were selected for the 1979 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.

Montgomery Advetiser  *  First Team Offense 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Paul Fields Gardendale QB  Sr.6-0 185
 Buddy Austin Charles Henderson RB  Sr.6-0 180
 Reginald Goodloe Colbert County RB  Sr.5-8 155
 Don Horstead Elba RB  Jr.5-10 180
 Ed West Colbert County E  Sr.6-2 215
 Jarvis Hollingsworth Fayette County E  Jr.5-10 165
 Tim Brannon Boaz OL  Sr.6-0 235
 Michael Johnson Eufaula OL  Sr.6-0 230
 Bobby Marvin Andalusia OL  Sr.6-2 247
 Steve Wilburn Colbert County OL  Sr.6-3 200
 Butch Roberts Hartselle OL  Sr.6-3 210
Montgomery Advetiser  *  First Team Defense 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Harvey Brown Valley DL  Sr.6-3 200
 Derrick Richardson Eufaula DL  So.5-10 180
 Carl Lewis Stanhope Elmore DL  Sr.6-2 200
 Alan Underwood Deshler DL  Sr.5-5 245
 Wendell Washington Chilton County DL  Sr.6-3 280
 David Jones Stanhope Elmore LB  Sr.6-2 210
 Richard Gaston Jackson LB  Sr.6-0 185
 Paul Shivers Charles Henderson LB  Jr.6-0 180
 Leon Hattaway Andalusia DB  Sr.5-7 165
 John Globetti John Carroll DB  Sr.6-2 185
 Tony Floyd Smiths Station DB  Jr.5-8 155
 David Lorino John Carroll K  Sr.5-10 170
Montgomery Advetiser  *  Coach of the Year 
 Coach   Team 
 Barry Pennington Jackson   

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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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