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   The best of the best in Alabama High   
  School Football over the past 100 seasons.





Ensley All Star Players and Awards


Ensley Yellow Jackets
Ensley High School

2301 Ave. J Birmingham, AL 35218
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 Honored Players 
 Player   Year   Pos.   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   College   Source 
 
 Alabama vs. Mississippi All Star Game 
 Ramon Luster1990 LB Sr.6-3245  
 Melvin Dansby1992 LB Sr.6-4250 Notre Dame 
 Rod Williams1996 WR Sr.  
 
 All American 
 Don Downs1957 E Sr.6-2185 Auburn SS
 Larry Sinquefield1960 HB 5-8160  TM
 Jim Ingle1961 E Sr.6-1180 Auburn SS
 Bill Braswell1962 T 6-2220 Auburn SS
 Stan Moss1963 B Sr.6-2215 Alabama Coach & Athlete
 Stan Moss1963 B Sr.6-0200 Alabama SS
 
 All Southern 
 Bountry Lowery1924 FB Sr.  Orlando Sentinel
 Charley Holm1934 HB Sr. Alabama Orlando Sentinel
 Charley Boswell1935 HB Sr. Alabama Orlando Sentinel
 Dave Brown1938 QB 175 Alabama Orlando Sentinel
 Clyde Fieselman1943 B Sr.165  Orlando Sentinel
 Rebel Steiner1944 E Alabama Orlando Sentinel
 James Ivey1947 G Sr.185  Orlando Sentinel
 Billy Wilson1955 T 242  Orlando Sentinel
 Don Downs1957 E Sr.6-2185 Auburn Orlando Sentinel
 Jim Ingle1961 E Sr.182 Auburn Orlando Sentinel
 Bill Braswell1962 T 6-2220 Auburn Orlando Sentinel
 Stan Moss1963 B Sr.6-0200 Alabama Orlando Sentinel
 Cornelius Bennett1982 FB Sr.6-3220 Alabama Orlando Sentinel
 
 AHSAA-University of Alabama All-Star Game 
 James Ivey1947 LG Sr.185  
 Phillip Smith1949 B Sr.  
 Frank Bonds1952 Sr.  
 Jerry McBee1953 FB Sr.5-11180  
 Frank LaRussa1954 G Sr.190 Auburn 
 James Franks1956 LB Sr.175  
 Glenn Kimbrough1956 T Sr.220  
 Troy McClendon1958 E Sr.6-3190 Auburn 
 Jim Ingle1961 E Sr.6-1190 Auburn 
 Larry Sinquefield1961 FB Sr.5-9165 Auburn 
 Stan Moss1963 HB Sr.6-2200 Alabama 
 Doug Suell1963 T Sr.6-2220 Auburn 
 Bobby Park1964 T Sr.6-2210  
 Vic Bragan1966 C Sr.6-0185 Eastern Kentucky 
 Norman George1966 G Sr.5-10180 Samford 
 Dan Dunn1966 G Sr.5-9178 Auburn 
 Andy Cross1968 B Sr.5-10193 Alabama 
 Bruce Evans1970 Sr.5-8165 Auburn 
 Ken Burks1970 RB Sr.6-0200 Auburn 
 Jimmie Warren1980 S Sr.5-11172 Auburn 
 Cornelius Bennett1982 RB Sr.6-3230 Alabama 
 Kenneth Parham1982 QB Sr.6-0175 Auburn 
 
 All-USA 
 Melvin Dansby1992 LB Sr.6-4250 Notre Dame USA Today
 
 Super 12 
 Ramon Luster1990 LB Sr.6-3245  ASWA
 Melvin Dansby1992 LB Sr.6-4250 Notre Dame ASWA
 
 Super All-State 
 Ramon Luster1990 LB Sr.6-3245  Bham News
 Robert Poole1992 OL Sr.6-2290  Bham News
 Melvin Dansby1992 DB Sr.6-4245 Notre Dame Bham News
 Willie Major1995 OL Sr.6-3300  Bham News
 Kevin Dansby1996 LB Sr.6-3210  Bham News
 
 Top 100 Backs 
 Ken Burks1970 B Sr.5-11195 Auburn KO




 All State Players 
 Player   Pos.   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   College   Source 
 
 2004   6A 
 DeAvion McCoyDB Sr. HM   BN
 
 2003   5A 
 Arisus AllenRB Sr. HM   BN
 Glendrick WilliamsDL Jr. HM   BN
 Johnathan DansbyOL Sr.6-2280 1st   BN
 
 2002   5A 
 Arisus AllenRB Jr. HM   ASWA
 Cedric BrooksLB Sr.6-3230 1st   ASWA
 
 2000   6A 
 Michael DansbyOL Sr. HM   BN
 Michael DansbyOL Sr.6-3340 1st   ASWA
 
 1998   6A 
 Kenneth OgletreeDL Sr. HM   BN
 
 1996   6A 
 Kevin DansbyLB Sr.6-3270 HM   ASWA
 Kevin DansbyLB Sr.6-3210 1st   BN
 Royd WilliamsDB Sr. HM   BN
 
 1995   6A 
 Kelvin DansbyLB Jr. HM   BN
 Michael JordanDB Sr. HM   BN
 Royd WilliamsP Sr. HM   BN
 Willie MajorOL Sr.6-4330 1st   ASWA
 Willie MajorOL Sr.6-3300 1st   BN
 
 1994   6A 
 Willie MajorOL Jr. HM   BN
 
 1993   6A 
 DeCarlos MajorOL Sr. HM   BN
 
 1992   6A 
 Derrick ReeseDB Sr. HM   BN
 Earle SmithOL Sr. HM   BN
 Melvin DansbyLB Sr.6-4245 1st   ASWA
 Melvin DansbyLB Sr.6-4245 1st   BN
 Robert PooleOL Sr.6-2290 1st   ASWA
 Robert PooleOL Sr.6-2290 1st   BN
 
 1991   6A 
 Leo ChamblinLB Sr. HM   BN
 Melvin DansbyLB Jr.6-4235 1st   ASWA
 Melvin DansbyLB Jr.6-4235 1st   BN
 Rashoon MichelDB Jr. HM   ASWA
 Willie HallOL Sr. HM   BN
 
 1990   6A 
 Ramon LusterLB Sr.6-3245 1st   ASWA
 Ramon LusterLB Sr.6-3245 1st   BN
 
 1989   6A 
 Otis ThorntonDB Sr. HM   BN
 Ramon LusterLB Jr. HM   BN
 
 1988   6A 
 Charles RussellWR Sr. HM   BN
 
 1984   6A 
 Earl WashingotnOL HM   ASWA
 Eddie AlexanderDL Sr.5-11250 1st   BN
 Eddie AlexanderOL Sr.5-11250 HM   ASWA
 Joe ForemanLB Sr.6-2200 1st   BN
 Joe ForemanLB Sr.6-2205 1st   ASWA
 
 1983   4A 
 Demetrius JonesRB HM   ASWA
 Demetrius JonesRB HM   BN
 
 1982   4A 
 Cornelius BennettRB Sr.6-3220 1st   ASWA
 Cornelius BennettRB Sr.6-3220 1st   BN
 Cornelius BennettRB Sr. 1st   BPH
 Kenneth ParhamQB Sr.6-0175 HM   BN
 Lavert DenzyLB HM   BN
 
 1979   4A 
 Darryl FarleyHB Sr.160 1st   BPH
 Darryl FarleyB Sr.160 2nd   BN
 Erv ShererL HM   BPH
 Pete HatcherE 1st   BPH
 
 1978   4A 
 Darryl FarleyB Sr.160 HM   BN
 NeumannC/LB HM   BN
 
 1977   4A 
 CaseQB HM   BN
 MayesB HM   BN
 ReeseE HM   BN
 
 1976   4A 
 Blake BoydB 2nd   BN
 MorganE HM   BN
 
 1974   4A 
 WilliamsL HM   BN
 
 1973   4A 
 TaylorT HM   BN
 
 1972   4A 
 Kim LoganE HM   BN
 Kim LoganE HM   BPH
 
 1971   4A 
 LevetteG HM   BN
 
 1970   4A 
 Bruce EvansB Sr.5-8155 2nd   BN
 Bruce EvansB Sr.155 2nd   BPH
 Ken BurksB Sr.5-11195 HM   BN
 
 1969   4A 
 Ken BurkFB Jr.6-0185 2nd   BPH
 
 1968   4A 
 Andy GrossB Sr. HM   BN
 Mike KimbrellB Sr.175 1st   BN
 Mike KimbrellHB Sr.175 1st   BPH
 PeeG HM   BN
 
 1967   4A 
 Andy CrossB Jr. HM   BN
 GoolsbyT HM   BN
 Mike KimbrellB Jr.165 2nd   BN
 
 1966   4A 
 Andy CrossB So.180 2nd   BN
 Andy CrossB So.180 HM   BPH
 Corky GeorgeG HM   BPH
 KimbleB HM   BN
 Norman GeorgeB HM   BN
 Robert SatterwhiteT Sr.202 1st   BN
 Robert SatterwhiteT Sr.205 2nd   BPH
 Robert SatterwhiteT Sr.205 2nd   MA
 
 1965   4A 
 Phil PuccioE Sr.170 2nd   BN
 Phil PuccioE Sr.165 2nd   BPH
 
 1964   4A 
 Forney HowardC HM   BPH
 Robert ParkT 3rd   BPH
 Robert ParkT HM   BN
 Tom BlaikieG Sr.196 2nd   BN
 Wayne DickersonB HM   BN
 Wayne DickersonB HM   BPH
 
 1963   4A 
 Doug SuellT Sr.210 HM   BPH
 Doug SuellT Sr.210 2nd   BN
 Phil MartinG Sr.6-0185 1st   BPH
 Phil MartinG Sr.6-0183 2nd   BN
 Stan MossB Sr.200 1st   BN
 Stan MossB Sr.200 2nd   BPH
 
 1962   3A 
 Bill BraswellT Sr.220 1st   ASWA
 Bill BraswellT Sr.220 1st   BN
 Bill BraswellT Sr.220 1st   BPH
 Mark WoodE HM   BN
 Randy CooperG HM   BN
 Richard GilmerB HM   BN
 
 1961   3A 
 Bill BraswellT Jr.210 2nd   BN
 Bill BraswellT Jr.210 HM   BPH
 Bill BraswellT Jr.210 2nd   ASWA
 Chester ParkerG Sr.188 HM   BN
 Chester ParkerC Sr.188 2nd   BPH
 Jim IngleE Sr.180 1st   BN
 Jim IngleE Sr.182 1st   BPH
 Jim IngleE Sr.182 1st   ASWA
 Ken ScarbroughT HM   BN
 Larry SinquefieldB Sr.165 2nd   BN
 Larry SinquefieldB Sr.165 1st   BPH
 
 1960   3A 
 Larry SinquefieldB Jr.162 2nd   BN
 Larry SinquefieldB Jr.162 HM   MA
 Larry SinquefieldB Jr.162 2nd   BPH
 Larry SinquefieldB Jr.162 HM   ASWA
 Mickey SalterB HM   ASWA
 Mickey SalterB HM   BN
 
 1958   3A 
 John BrodieT 2nd   MA
 McClendonE HM   MA
 
 1957   A 
 BumpkinsHB HM   MA
 Don DownsE Sr.185 HM   MA
 Don DownsE Sr.185 1st   BPH
 Don DownsE Sr.185 1st   BN
 IrvinC HM   MA
 
 1956   3A 
 Anthony ThomasinoB Sr.175 1st   BPH
 Anthony ThomasinoB Sr.175 1st   BN
 Bill WilsonT Sr.275 1st   BPH
 Bill WilsonT 1st   MA
 James FranksE 3rd   BPH
 James FranksE HM   MA
 ThomasinoHB HM   MA
 
 1955   3A 
 Billy WilsonT Jr.243 1st   BPH
 Billy WilsonT Sr.243 1st   BN
 Billy WilsonT 243 1st   MA
 Frank PlanE 3rd   BPH
 
 1954   3A 
 Frank LaRussaG Sr.180 1st   BN
 Frank LaRussaG HM   MA
 Frank LaRussaG Sr.180 1st   BPH
 Jim WaldrepT 3rd   BPH
 Jim WaldrepT HM   MA
 WilsonT HM   MA
 
 1953   A 
 EllisC HM   MA
 Frank LaRussaT HM   MA
 Jerry McBeeB HM   MA
 Jerry McBeeB 2nd   BPH
 Jerry McBeeB Sr. 2nd   BN
 
 1952   3A 
 Frank BondsG 3rd   BPH
 Jimmy AnthonyC 2nd   BPH
 
 1951   A 
 Jimmy AnthonyC HM   MA
 Jimmy AnthonyC 2nd   BN
 PyburnB HM   MA
 
 1949   A 
 BlankenhornT HM   MA
 DeYampertE HM   MA
 DeYampertE HM   BNAH
 PhillipsB HM   MA
 
 1947   A 
 James IveyG 1st   MA
 James IveyG Sr. 1st   BNAH
 
 1946   A 
 DaviesB HM   MA
 Johnny WallsB HM   MA
 Johnny WallsB 2nd   BNAH
 Robert CampT 2nd   BNAH
 Robert CampT 3rd   MA
 
 1945   A 
 Bob IveyE HM   MA
 Bob IveyE Sr.165 2nd   BNAH
 DaviesB HM   BNAH
 DichiaraB 4th   BNAH
 Dick WebbB 2nd   MA
 Dick WebbB Sr.157 1st   BNAH
 GlobettiG 3rd   BNAH
 PiliouriasG 4th   BNAH
 WallisB HM   BNAH
 
 1944   A 
 LoganB HM   BNAH
 PaxtonT 3rd   BNAH
 Rebel SteinerE Sr.176 1st   BNAH
 
 1943   A 
 EnmanB HM   BN
 FieselmanB 2nd   BN
 HarrisC HM   BN
 Luther BusbyT 3rd   MA
 Luther BusbyT 185 1st   BN
 McDanielB HM   BN
 PaxtonT HM   BN
 RussellE 3rd   MA
 RussellE 3rd   BN
 StewartB HM   BN
 
 1942   A 
 WintonT HM   MA
 
 1940   A 
 BrownE HM   MA
 CampbellE HM   MA
 CampbellE HM   BN
 NaughterG HM   BN
 NaughterG HM   MA
 ThomasB HM   MA
 ThomasHB HM   BN
 WinstonT HM   MA
 
 1939   A 
 DupuyFB HM   MA
 
 1938   A 
 BeddowC HM   BN
 BoawellHB HM   BN
 BoswellHB HM   MA
 BrownQB 2nd   MA
 CampbellE HM   MA
 CampbellE HM   BN
 Dave BrownQB Sr.5-9175 1st   BN
 J. BrownG HM   MA
 NealFB HM   BN
 PruittHB HM   BN
 PruittHB HM   MA
 SmithT HM   BN
 
 1937   A 
 BoswellHB HM   MA
 BrownHB HM   MA
 BurnsC 2nd   MA
 BurnsidesE HM   MA
 Howard JonesC 5-11180 1st   BN
 RobertsonG HM   MA
 
 1936   A 
 BoswellFB HM   BN
 BrownQB HM   BN
 BrownQB HM   MA
 BurneC HM   MA
 BurnsG HM   BN
 BurnsC HM   BN
 TingleG HM   BN
 TingleG HM   MA
 
 1935   A 
 Billy GandyG 2nd   MA
 Billy GandyG 5-10157 1st   BN
 Charley BoswellHB 5-11171 1st   MA
 Charley BoswellHB 5-11160 1st   BN
 DeJohnQB HM   MA
 Morris ApplebaumE HM   MA
 Morris ApplebaumE 3rd   BN
 ReddickT HM   BN
 ReddickT HM   MA
 
 1934   A 
 ApplebaumE HM   MA
 Charley HolmHB 173 1st   BN
 Charley HolmFB 2nd   MA
 DeJohnFB HM   MA
 GandyG 3rd   MA
 Malcolm CrowderT 180 1st   BN
 Malcolm CrowderG 180 2nd   MA
 
 1933   A 
 CoureonB HM   BAH
 HayesL HM   BAH
 Malcolm CrowderT 174 2nd   BAH
 
 1930   A 
 BeardenG 2nd   BAH
 EllisC 2nd   BAH
 StrappHB 2nd   BAH
 
 1929   A 
 BrierHB HM   BAH
 DavisLE 2nd   BAH
 McCollumG HM   BAH
 MorelandE HM   BAH
 NealFB 2nd   BAH
 Red BeardenLG 1st   BAH
 
 1927   A 
 BartonFb HM   MA
 BartonHB 2nd   BN
 GandyB HM   BAH
 HolcraftG 2nd   MA
 HoldroftT HM   BN
 PartonB HM   BAH
 TuckerT HM   BN
 TusckerT HM   MA
 
 1926   A 
 ChapmanE HM   MA
 LongE HM   MA
 McNallyE HM   MA
 TuckerT HM   MA
 
 1925   A 
 Charlie McGonagleLE 1st   BAH
 Dave BarnettRT 1st   BAH
 
 1924   A 
 Bob MaratonRH 1st   BAH
 Bub WalkerLH 2nd   BAH
 Country LoweryQB 1st   BAH
 HardyC 2nd   BAH
 ScottLG 1st   BAH
 
 1923   A 
 MayhewT 1st   BAH
 
 1922   A 
 EnglishT 1st   BN
 HardyC 1st   BN
 HasslerQB 1st   BN
 LoweryRT 1st   BAH
 LoweryT 1st   BN
 WalkerE 1st   BN
 
 1921   A 
 FayetteT 1st   BN
 FayetteRT 2nd   BAH
 HasslerRE 2nd   BAH
 HasslerQB 1st   BN
 MendenhallE 1st   BN



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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Bart Starr received coaching from Kentucky great Babe Parilli his senior season at Sidney Lanier in hopes of joining Bear Bryant at Kentucky. He had to settle for Alabama.