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Opelika All Star Players and Awards

Opelika Bulldogs
Opelika High School

1700 LaFayette Pkwy. Opelika, AL 36801
Stadium: Bulldog Stadium
Colors: Red, Black & White
Coach: Brian Blackmon
Region: 6A-R3
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 Honored Players 
 Player   Year   Pos.   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   College   Source 
 Alabama vs. Mississippi All Star Game 
 Bryan Fears1991 DL Sr.6-2246  
 Roderick Russell1992 RB Sr.5-10197  
 James Cummings1992 OL Sr.  
 Casey Hall1995 LB Sr.  
 Stanley Harris1997 DL Sr.6-2245 Miss. Junior College 
 Rex Story1997 OL Sr.6-3267 Tennessee Chattanooga 
 Melvin Oliver2000 DT Sr.6-4242 LSU 
 Lamarcus Rowell2000 LB Sr.6-4221 Auburn 
 Tommy Jackson2001 DL Sr.6-1185 Auburn 
 Tez Doolittle2002 DT Sr.6-3265 Auburn 
 Montavias Collier2002 DB Sr.6-2220 Auburn 
 Jock McKissic2003 DT Sr.6-7270 Clemson 
 Jeremy Gray2003 DB Sr.6-3185 North Carolina State 
 Antavious Lipscomb2005 DL Sr.  
 Joseph Wilson2006 RB Sr.5-10200  
 Caleb Lawrence2010 DL Sr.6-1265 Jacksonville State 
 Torey Agee2011 DE Sr.6-4250  
 Jamarlo Alford2011 DL Sr.6-1270  
 Stephen Roberts2013 DB 6-0175 Auburn 
 Marquise Fulton2013 WR 6-3205  
 Malcolm Buggs2013 DB 5-11190  
 Quandeski Whitlow2014 DL Sr.6-4225  
 Jared Gently2014 DL Sr.6-3315  
 Josh Johnson2015 RB Sr.5-9215  
 Charlie Benton2015 DB Sr.6-3190  
 All American 
 Sean Smith1985 DB Sr.6-1180  Parade
 Lamarcus Rowell2000 LB Sr.6-4221 Auburn Parade
 Tez Doolittle2002 FB/DL Sr.6-3265 Auburn U.S. Army
 Stephen Roberts2013 CB 6-0180 Auburn Under Armour
 All Southern 
 Sean Smith1985 DB Sr.6-1197  Orlando Sentinel
 Lamarcus Rowell2000 LB Sr.6-4221 Auburn Orlando Sentinel
 AHSAA-University of Alabama All-Star Game 
 Charles Sellers1950 HB Sr.  
 Robert Boland1951 G Sr.  
 Harry Tucker1952 Sr.  
 Robert Guinn1956 DT Sr.6-0200  
 Norton Bond1963 E Sr. Alabama 
 James Griffin1965 E Sr.6-1180 Auburn 
 Dwight Morgan1974 DE Sr.5-10175 Auburn 
 Greg Knight1976 WR Sr.5-10165 Troy State AHSAA
 James Chappell1978 DL Sr.6-4242 Troy State 
 Brian Smith1983 WR Sr.  
 6A Lineman of the Year 
 Lamarcus Rowell2000 LB Sr.6-4221 Auburn ASWA
 Super 12 
 Sean Smith1985 DB Sr.6-1180  ASWA
 Lamarcus Rowell2000 LB Sr.6-4221 Auburn 
 Tez Doolittle2002 FB/DL Sr.6-3265 Auburn ASWA
 Super All-State 
 Rex Story1997 OL Sr.6-2257 Tennessee Chattanooga Bham News
 Corey Larkins1998 DB Jr.5-10170  Bham News
 Lamarcus Rowell1999 LB Jr.6-4220 Auburn Bham News
 Lamarcus Rowell2000 LB Sr.6-4221 Auburn Bham News
 Tez Doolittle2002 ATH Sr.6-3265 Auburn Bham News
 Tommy Jackson2003 DL Sr.6-2290  Bham News
 Andre Rowell2003 LB Sr.5-11210  Bham News
 Joseph Wilson2006 RB Sr.5-10200  Bham News

 All State Players 
 Player   Pos.   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   College   Source 
 2015   6A 
 Jake BentleyP Jr.6-4217 1st   ASWA
 Josh JohnsonRB Sr.5-9215 1st   ASWA
 Zo BridgesDL Sr.6-2212 1st   ASWA
 2014   6A 
 Drew KyserOL Sr. 6-5300 2nd   ASWA
 Josh JohnsonRB Jr. HM   ASWA
 Matthew ChristianQB Sr. 6-3205 2nd   ASWA
 Quandeski WhitlowDL Sr. 6-4225 2nd   ASWA
 Roy YanceyLB Sr. 6-1185 2nd   ASWA
 Winston SmithP Sr. HM   ASWA
 2013   6A 
 Roy YanceyLB Jr. HM   ASWA
 Stephen RobertsDB Sr. 6-0180 1st   ASWA
 Winston SmithP Jr. HM   ASWA
 2012   6A 
 Brian BlackmonCoach 1st   ASWA
 Jakell MitchellTE Jr.6-3210 1st   ASWA
 Stephen RobertsDB Jr.6-0175 1st   ASWA
 2008   6A 
 Corey GrantATH Jr. HM   ASWA
 Josh RoweLB Sr. HM   ASWA
 Kent BlackP Sr. HM   ASWA
 2007   6A 
 Josh RoweLB Jr.6-1205 1st   ASWA
 2006   6A 
 Brandon DowellQB Sr. HM   BN
 Cody DanielP Sr.6-0175 1st   BN
 Cody DanielP Sr.6-0175 1st   ASWA
 Joe WilsonRB Sr.5-10200 1st   ASWA
 Joseph WilsonRB Sr.5-10200 1st   BN
 Sam TrammellLB Sr.6-2220 HM   ASWA
 Shaun WhiteOL Sr.6-1265 HM   ASWA
 Shaun WhiteOL Sr.6-1265 HM   BN
 Willie MixonDL Sr.6-0220 HM   ASWA
 2005   6A 
 Corderial CollierDB Sr.6-1200 1st   ASWA
 Corderial CollierDB Sr.6-1200 HM   BN
 Joe WilsonRB Jr. HM   BN
 Jonathan ChandlerQB Sr. HM   BN
 Kent HaganPK Sr. HM   ASWA
 Shaun WhiteOL Jr. HM   ASWA
 Zach ClaytonDL Sr.6-3261 1st   ASWA
 Zach ClaytonDL Sr.6-3261 1st   BN
 2003   6A 
 Andrew RowellLB Sr.5-11210 1st   BN
 Andrew RowellLB Sr.5-11210 1st   ASWA
 Jacquez McKissicDL Sr. HM   BN
 Jacquez McKissicDL Sr. HM   ASWA
 Jeremy GrayDB Sr. HM   BN
 2002   6A 
 Dustin ScottDB Sr. HM   BN
 Eric LaneDL Sr. HM   BN
 Gavin PalmerPK Sr. HM   ASWA
 Matthew MotleyP Sr. HM   BN
 Tez DoolittleDL Sr.6-3265 1st   ASWA
 Tez DoolittleATH Sr.6-3265 1st   BN
 2001   6A 
 Tez DoolittleDL Jr. HM   BN
 Tommy JacksonDL Sr.6-2290 1st   ASWA
 Tommy JacksonDL Sr.6-2290 1st   BN
 Will HerringQB Sr. HM   BN
 William DowdellOL Sr.6-6270 1st   ASWA
 William DowdellOL Sr.6-6290 1st   BN
 2000   6A 
 Kevin HughleyLB Sr. HM   BN
 Lamarcus RowellLB Sr.6-4221 1st   ASWA
 Lamarcus RowellLB Sr.6-4221 1st   BN
 Melvin OliverDL Sr.6-4244 1st   ASWA
 Melvin OliverDL Sr.6-4244 1st   BN
 Tommy JacksonDL Jr. HM   BN
 1999   6A 
 Lamarcus RowellLB Jr.6-4220 1st   BN
 Lamarcus RowellLB Jr.6-4220 1st   ASWA
 1998   6A 
 Corey LarkinsDB Jr.5-10170 HM   ASWA
 Corey LarkinsDB Jr.5-10170 1st   BN
 Jon Ton DuckworthOL Sr.6-1306 HM   ASWA
 Jon Ton DuckworthOL Sr.6-1306 1st   BN
 Lamarcus RowellLB So. HM   BN
 1997   6A 
 Alex DowdellDB Sr. HM   BN
 Alex DowdellATH Sr. HM   ASWA
 Alex DowdellDL Sr. HM   ASWA
 Rex StoryOL Sr.6-3260 1st   ASWA
 Rex StoryOL Sr.6-2257 1st   BN
 1996   6A 
 Jimmy JohnsonLB Sr.6-1217 HM   BN
 Jimmy JohnsonLB Sr.6-1217 HM   ASWA
 1995   6A 
 Casey HallDL Sr. HM   BN
 1994   6A 
 Cornell MenafeeLB Sr. HM   BN
 1992   6A 
 Kevin CummingsOL Sr.6-5260 1st   BN
 Michael RobertsPK Sr.5-9150 HM   ASWA
 Roderick RussellRB Sr.5-10194 HM   ASWA
 1991   6A 
 Bryan FearsDL Sr.6-4246 1st   BN
 Bryan FearsDL Sr.6-2246 1st   ASWA
 Doug BarfieldCoach 1st   ASWA
 Maurice StringerRB Sr. HM   ASWA
 Maurice StringerRB Sr. HM   BN
 1990   6A 
 Kevin BakerOL Sr.6-0195 HM   ASWA
 Maurice StringerRB Jr.5-10184 HM   ASWA
 Maurice StringerRB Jr.5-10184 HM   BN
 Scott BarberP Sr.6-2184 HM   ASWA
 1989   6A 
 Maurice StringerDB So. HM   ASWA
 1987   6A 
 Henry McKayDL HM   ASWA
 1986   6A 
 John WileyDB Sr.6-1175 1st   ASWA
 John WileyDB Sr.6-2180 1st   BN
 1985   6A 
 Sean SmithDB Sr.6-1197 1st   ASWA
 Sean SmithRB Sr.6-1197 1st   BN
 Tim GarnerLB HM   BN
 1984   6A 
 James BoulwareWR HM   ASWA
 James BoulwareWR HM   BN
 Sean SmithDB Jr.6-1180 1st   ASWA
 Sean SmithDB Jr.6-1180 1st   BN
 1983   4A 
 Brian SmithWR HM   BN
 Kempf PooleDL HM   BN
 Russell CashLB HM   BN
 1972   4A 
 Calvin ButlerE 3rd   BPH
 1971   4A 
 Clifford DowdellE Sr.170 1st   BPH
 1965   3A 
 James GriffinE 185 2nd   AP
 1964   3A 
 AubreyE HM   BN
 Tim ManningB Sr.175 2nd   BN
 Tim ManningB Sr.175 3rd   BPH
 1962   2A 
 Norton BoadE 1st   ASWA
 1961   2A 
 Bubba JohnsonE HM   BN
 1959   2A 
 DeanG HM   MA
 HallB HM   MA
 1958   2A 
 Blake MayfieldB Sr.180 2nd   BPH
 BrockT HM   MA
 Jerry CornettE 2nd   MA
 MurphyG HM   MA
 1957   A 
 SmithHB HM   MA
 1956   A 
 GuinnT HM   MA
 HughesE HM   MA
 1955   A 
 Jessie GunnG 1st   MA
 Jessie GunnT HM   MA
 1954   2A 
 MurphyT 3rd   BPH
 MurphyT HM   MA
 ParkmanB HM   MA
 1953   2A 
 Benny GarnerE 175 1st   BPH
 Benny GarnerT 175 2nd   BN
 Benny GarnerE 1st   MA
 1952   A 
 A.D. PrescottB HM   MA
 Harry TuckerT 1st   MA
 Harry TuckerT Sr.225 1st   BPH
 1951   A 
 Bob BolandG 1st   MA
 JamesB HM   MA
 1950   A 
 CassidyC HM   MA
 Charles SellersB 1st   MA
 Charles SellersB 1st   BN
 HenryE HM   MA
 ManghamT HM   MA
 WrightE HM   MA
 1949   A 
 RawlinsonG HM   MA
 1948   A 
 RawlinsonG HM   MA
 WhatleyB HM   MA
 1947   A 
 EtheridgeT HM   MA
 JoffitG HM   MA
 WeyantB HM   MA
 1945   A 
 HunterE HM   BNAH
 TurnerB HM   BNAH
 TurnerB HM   MA
 1940   A 
 Frank PlantE 3rd   MA
 1939   A 
 BargainerHB 2nd   BN
 BradshawT 2nd   BN
 BradshawG HM   MA
 James BarganierHB 170 1st   MA
 McLainE HM   BN
 McLainE HM   MA
 PlantG HM   MA
 PlantG HM   BN
 1938   A 
 BradshawT HM   BN
 BradshawT 2nd   MA
 ElliottC HM   BN
 ElliottC HM   MA
 HallFB HM   MA
 James BarganierHB 2nd   BN
 James BarganierHB 1st   MA
 PlantG HM   MA
 PlantG HM   BN
 1937   A 
 BargainerHB HM   MA
 BradshawT HM   MA
 McCluskeyT 3rd   MA
 MontgomeryHB HM   MA
 1936   A 
 HallFB HM   MA

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The Morgan Academy Senators have appeared in 14 state championship games from 1984-2008, winning the title 11 times.