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Alabama High School Football All State Team

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1981  Birmingham News  3A  All-State Team

The following players were selected for the 1981 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 News  *  First Team Offense 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Cameron Mims Hartselle QB  Sr. 165
 Bo Jackson McAdory RB  Sr.6-1 210
 Arthur Johnson Thompson RB  Jr. 190
 Tommy Powell Greenville RB  Sr. 190
 Joel Kerby Lawrence County E  Sr. 185
 Lee Hollingsworth Eufaula E  Sr. 185
 Ralph Malone Bob Jones L  Sr. 215
 Jon Hand Sylacauga L  Sr.6-6 265
 Jerry Vandiver Hartselle L  Sr. 210
 Billy Newberry Thomasville L  Sr. 230
 Derrick Richardson Eufaula L  Sr.5-11 210
Birmingham News  *  Second Team 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Leslie Fergeson Russellville QB  Sr. 190
 Grant Abercrombie Bibb County RB  Sr. 185
 Mitch Fontenot Daleville RB  Sr. 185
 Stevie Williams Hartselle RB  Sr. 165
 Billy Witt Russellville E  Sr. 210
 Jack Holloway LaFayette E  Sr. 225
 Marlin Chapman Hartselle L  Sr.6-5 215
 Ricky Long Thompson L  Sr.5-10 205
 Bill Jordan Geneva L  Jr. 278
 Buddy Glover Lanett L  Sr. 210
 Steve Posey Andalusia L  Sr.6-4 220
Birmingham News  *  Honorable Mention Team 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Tim Jesse Opp B  
 Stanley Henderson Wetumpka B  
 Wayne Suttle Bibb County B  
 Greg Quick Oxford B  
 Chester Braggs Greensboro B  
 Dennis Burgess Wilson B  
 Don Washington Midfield B  
 Robert Williams Leeds B  
 Michael Chambliss B.B. Comer B  Sr.
 Mark Magee Tallassee B  
 Joel Johnson Wetumpka B  
 Keith King Colbert County B  Jr.
 Keith McKeller Fairfield L  
 Johnny Bible Cleburne County L  
 Jeff Hutto Dale County L  
 Mike Ziemba Daleville L  
 Sean Lee Baldwin County L  
 Sherrill Campbell West Point L  
 Ernie Terry Daleville L  
 Glenn Thompson Oxford L  
 Charles Arnold Thomasville L  
 Charlie Smith Wetumpka L  
 Sylvester Crenshaw Greenville L  
 Wayne Childress Jemison L  

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

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