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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.





ASWA Player of the Year




The Alabama Sports Writers Association selected a Football Player of the Year in conjunction with the announcement of the All-State Team. The award was presented annually from 1982-1997.



 Class   Player   Team   Position   Ht.   Wt.   Class   College 
  
 1982 
1A  Rodney Hayes  Courtland RB5-7 173Sr.
2A  Kerry Goode  Hazlewood RB6-1 190Sr.Alabama
3A  Andrew Gilder  Stanhope Elmore RB5-11 210Sr.Alabama
4A  Tommy Compton  Vigor QB6-1 185Sr.North Alabama
  
 1983 
1A  Leo Jolly  Ariton RB6-3 225Sr.Alabama
2A  George Dothard  White Plains QB5-11 160Sr.
3A  Freddy Weygand  Emma Sansom WR6-2 175Sr.Auburn
4A  Bill Condon  Murphy OL6-3 260Sr.Alabama
  
 1984 
1A  Marvin Lockett  Sweet Water RB5-9 182Sr.
2A  Robert Stewart  Houston County RB6-1 238Jr.Alabama
3A  Ardie Orr  Danville RB5-11 200Sr.
4A  Peter Tom Willis  Mortimer Jordan QB6-3 185Sr.Florida State
5A  Roderick Green  Gardendale WR5-11 170Sr.Southern Miss
6A  Vincent Harris  Vestavia Hills RB5-11 205Sr.
  
 1985 
1A  Lance Mackey  Sand Rock QB5-11 170Sr.Did Not Play
2A  Pierre Goode  Hazlewood RB6-1 170Sr.Alabama
3A  Lamonde Russell  Oneonta WR6-1 185Sr.Alabama
4A  Brad Johnson  Cherokee County OL6-4 261Sr.Auburn
5A  Willie Waytt  Gardendale DL6-1 246Sr.Alabama
6A  Dale Curry  J.O. Johnson QB Sr.
  
 1986 
1A  Deon Harris  Alabama School Deaf QB5-11 165Sr.
2A  Ed Smith  Warrior RB6-3 190Sr.Florida State
3A  Jerome Henry  Lamar County LB6-3 200Sr.
4A  Tony Young.  Alexandria RB5-9 195Sr.Troy State
5A  Steve Webb  Holt DL6-3 230Sr.Alabama
6A  Larry Ware  Lee Montgomery RB5-10 180Sr.Georgia
  
 1987 
1A  Hamp Greene  Montgomery Academy RB5-10 165Sr.North Carolina
2A  Tony Harris  Hazlewood QB6-1 175Sr.Ole Miss
3A  Steven Thompson  West Blocton RB5-11 175
4A  Martin Houston  Cherokee County LB6-1 235Sr.Alabama
4A  Matt Bratton  Deshler RB6-1 180
5A  Carlos Franklin  Athens WR5-9 153Sr.North Alabama
6A  Robert Jones  Parker RB6-0 180Sr.Alabama
  
 1988 
1A  Mark Evans  Courtland DB5-10 170Sr.
2A  Daryle Mosley  West Morgan DB6-0 185Sr.None
3A  Derrick Griffie  Piedmont RB5-10 175Sr.Jacksonville State
4A  Bo Fuqua  Colbert County DB5-10 155Sr.
5A  Jody Powell  Greenville QB5-11 175Sr.North Alabama
6A  Darrell Williams  Vigor RB5-10 185Sr.Auburn
  
 1989 
1A  Chris Bailey  Maplesville DB6-4 180Sr.
2A  Blaine Hathcock  Berry Fayette WR6-0 160Sr.
3A  Clifford Chatman  Elmore County OL6-5 272Sr.Auburn
3A  Calvin Franklin  West Limestone WR5-10 175Sr.
4A  Steven Coleman  Pike County RB5-7 175Sr.Troy State
5A  Mike Battles  Walter Wellborn P/K5-11 190Sr.Samford
6A  Steve Christopher  Anniston QB6-1 195Sr.
  
 1990 
1A  Jonathan Orr  Courtland QB5-11 165Sr.
2A  Kareem McNeal  Alabama Christian OL6-5 260Sr.
3A  Brent Clark  Plainview OL6-4 250Sr.
4A  Dameian Jefferies  B.B. Comer TE6-5 245Sr.Alabama
5A  Sherman Williams  Blount RB5-10 170Sr.Alabama
6A  David Palmer  Jackson-Olin QB5-8 165Sr.Alabama
  
 1991 
1A  Jonathan Hollis  Alabama School Deaf RB6-1 175Sr.
2A  Dario Morgan  Samson RB5-9 170Sr.
3A  Cody Gross  Lauderdale County QB5-11 160Sr.North Alabama
4A  Michael Perry  Cherokee County RB5-9 150Sr.Did Not Play
5A  Robert Davis  Homewood RB5-11 180Sr.LSU
6A  Lonzell Gowdy  Central Tuscaloosa QB6-2 210Sr.Southern Miss
  
 1992 
1A  Kenneth Clay  Parrish WR6-4 215Sr.
2A  Montoya Madden  Hazlewood RB5-8 205Jr.Alabama
3A  Cornelius Ward  West Blocton RB6-0 207Sr.
4A  Lance Tucker  Fayette County QB6-0 175Sr.Alabama
5A  Freddie Kitchens  Etowah QB6-3 225Sr.Alabama
6A  Willie Anderson  Vigor OL6-6 300Sr.Auburn
  
 1993 
1A  Thomas Banks  West Jefferson RB5-10 175Sr.UAB
2A  Chris Hood  Hazlewood LB6-3 250Sr.Alabama
3A  Steve Stanley  Colbert County QB6-4 190Jr.Alabama
4A  Jake Vest  Daleville QB6-2 188Sr.
5A  Kenneth Scissum  Etowah RB6-2 210Sr.Alabama
6A  Marcus Cade  West End QB6-3 170Sr.Jackson State
  
 1994 
1A  Brandon Morrow  Maplesville RB5-11 190
2A  Jason Veal  Hatton RB5-10 170Sr.North Alabama
3A  Steve Stanley  Colbert County QB6-4 190Sr.Alabama
4A  Barrett Askew  Lanett LB6-2 220Sr.Auburn
5A  Chad Sears  Russellville QB6-2 175Sr.North Alabama
6A  Dawud Rasheed  Shades Valley RB5-10 210Sr.Duke
AISA  Rusty Henry  Morgan Academy LB6-2 220Sr.
  
 1995 
1A  Donny Gosa  Hackleburg RB6-0 180Sr.
2A  Courtney Rose  Hazlewood ATH5-10 175Sr.Auburn
3A  Tellie Embery  B.B. Comer QB6-1 205Sr.Auburn
4A  Mac Campbell  Alexandria RB5-9 185So.UAB
5A  David Hill  Eufaula WR6-3 188Sr.Auburn
6A  Gorman Thornton  Jeff Davis TE6-5 249Sr.Alabama
AISA  Adam Sanders  Springwood RB6-1 175Sr.
  
 1996 
1A  Lee Cagle  Lynn RB5-10 175Sr.
2A  Rajohn Myles  Clay County DL6-2 220Sr.
3A  Dante Ellington  Colbert County OL6-6 315So.Alabama
3A  Kurt Yancey  Glencoe QB6-1 185Sr.
4A  Mac Campbell  Alexandria RB5-9 185Jr.UAB
5A  Aaron James  Blount QB6-0 170Jr.Tuskegee
6A  Antoneyo Williams  Central Tuscaloosa RB5-11 218Sr.Alabama
AISA  Josh Wright  Pickens Academy QB6-0 200Sr.
  
 1997 
1A  Jeremy Carter  Billingsley LB/RB6-2 220Sr.UAB
2A  Tim Harton  South Lamar RB6-1 185
3A  Leron Little  Aliceville LB6-6 218Sr.UAB
4A  Mac Campbell  Alexandria RB5-9 185Sr.UAB
5A  Jermaine Crenshaw  Greenville QB6-2 190Sr.
6A  Tyler Watts  Pelham QB6-4 205Sr.Alabama
AISA  Rick Mundy  Patrician Academy LB6-1 225Sr.Southern Miss




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