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Alabama High School Football All State Team

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1981  Birmingham News  4A  All-State Team

The following players were selected for the 1981 4A 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. 
 Patrick Washington Murphy QB  Sr.6-2 180
 Shon Lee Prattville QB  Sr.6-0 185
 Ricky Wells Carroll RB  Jr. 165
 Alan Evans Enterprise RB  Sr.6-0 195
 Larry Roberts Northview E  Sr.6-5 220
 Jeff Parks Gardendale E  Sr.6-4 235
 David Johnson Butler L  Sr.6-5 267
 Demetrius Cotchery Carver Birmingham L  Sr. 200
 Derrick Slaughter Banks L  Sr.6-1 230
 Wes Neighbors Huntsville L  Sr. 230
 Rodney Jarmon Coffee DB  Sr.6-2 180
Birmingham News  *  Second Team 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Andrew Anderson Carver Birmingham QB  Sr. 185
 Collis Campbell Coffee RB  Sr.6-0 205
 Curtis Stewart Jeff Davis RB  Sr.6-0 170
 Ralph Pledger Jones Valley RB  Sr. 175
 Joe Smith Murphy E  Sr. 175
 Damon Clark Carver Birmingham E  Sr. 170
 Curt Gore Fairhope L  Sr.6-4 235
 Alex Dudchock Minor L  Sr. 230
 Anthony Henton Jess Lanier L  Sr. 195
 Jody Rogers Banks L  Sr. 238
 Scott Wilbanks Erwin L  Sr. 145
Birmingham News  *  Honorable Mention Team 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Jay Matthews Banks B  
 Scott Stanfield Emma Sansom B  
 Scott Tillery Grissom B  
 Steve Gardner Davidson B  
 Ted McCullough Vestavia Hills B  Sr.
 Terry Allen Lee Huntsville B  
 Tim Couch J.O. Johnson B  
 Tim Whaley Northview B  
 Vernon Wilkinson Enterprise B  Sr.6-1 178
 Walter Lewis. Hueytown B  
 Jerry Davis Jess Lanier B  
 Jimmy Haywood Banks B  Sr. 160
 Doug Jones Northview B  So.
 Kenton Gillette Austin B  
 Lonnie May Tuscaloosa County B  
 Anthony Pearsall Tuskegee Institute B  
 Dicky Lillard Northview B  
 Deron Patrick Cullman B  
 Doug Hill Banks L  Sr.6-6 235
 Curt Jarvis Gardendale L  Jr.
 Bart Williams Berry L  Sr.6-1 215
 Brent Gilbert Northview L  Sr.6-2 218
 Craig Warren Lee Huntsville L  
 Mark Singletary J.O. Johnson L  
 Mike Marks Coffee L  Sr.6-6 249
 Patrick Swoopes Bradshaw L  Sr.6-3 238
 Frederick Collier West End L  
 Gary Otten Lee Huntsville L  Sr.6-6 250
 George Salem Vestavia Hills L  Sr.
 Joe Miles Jones Valley L  
 Willie Pless Anniston L  Sr.

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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